Wednesday April 23rd, 2014
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Industrialist donates multi-million naira bungalow to Nsukka Police Area Command

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An Nsukka based industrialist and philanthropist Chief William Agbo has donated a brand new bungalow worth several millions of naira to Nigeria Police Force to serve as Area Commander’s residence in University town of Nsukka, Enugu State.

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Police arrest man for selling fake vehicle licence in Enugu

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THE Enugu State Police Command yesterday said its X Squad department at the state criminal investigation Department has nabbed a suspect who specialized in selling fake vehicle emblems amounting to millions of naira to unsuspecting members of the public.

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How we reduced crime rates in Ekiti, Kogi, Kwara – AIG Zone 8

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The AIG Zone 8, Christopher Dega has said visibility policing, Intensive and Efficient Vehicular and foot patrols coupled with community policing against previous strategies was responsible for the massive decrease in crime rate in the zone in 2013 compared to previous years.

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Widow of slain human rights activist alleges plan to release husband’s killers

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*Angela Onah

One year after the gruesome killing of a human rights activist and social crusader Late Chief Christopher Ejike Onah at the University town of Nsukka, the alleged killers are yet to be arraigned in court.

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Pandemonium as hoodlums kill four in Mushin

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Residents of Ilupeju, Oloshan and Idi-Oro, Mushin, Lagos State are currently living in fear following the recent systematic killings of four residents of the area, while one other was left with severe injuries,between December 27, 2013 to January 2, 2014.

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Police harassment: Merchant Navy boss petitions IG

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The Divisional Police Officer [DPO],Asokoro Police Station, Mr Nnanna Amah, is in the news again. This time, he is being alleged to be involved in the harassment of the leader of the Nigerian Merchant Navy, Comrade Allen B. Edema, who has petitioned the Inspector General of Police, alleging attempts on his life, by the DPO.

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2 docked for robbing man of N165, 000 cash

  /   in Crime Guard, News 7:25 pm   /   Comments

Two men, Sunday Meku, 27, and Michael Daniel, 26, have been arraigned before a Lagos High Court in Igbosere, for allegedly robbing one Isaac Ezoh of his property while armed with offensive weapons.

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Banker in police net for stealing N50m from customer

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adeola

Thirty one-year-old staffer of a new generation bank, Adeola Olokojobi, has been arrested by the Special Fraud Unit in Lagos, for allegedly stealing more than N50 million from a customer’s account.

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NDLEA arrests four with N352m drugs

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*Adewusi Segun with the  parcels of meth

With just few days to the end of 2013, three customs-licensed clearing and forwarding agents and a motorcycle parts dealer have been arrested by operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA,for attempting to smuggle 352 million naira worth of meth out of the country.

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Murder of homosexual biz man: Neighbours react

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*Late Sylvanus Okoye

Speculations are making the rounds concerning the alleged murder of late Sylvanus Okoye, a native of Anambra state who was reported to have been stabbed to death and mutilated recently that his homosexual escapades could have led to his brutal murder.

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Septuagenarian jail bird caught raping 7-yr-old pupil

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The  rape suspect and  the victim

The people of Akure, Ondo State capital were shocked last week when, a 71-year- old night guard/hunter, Alhaji Ganiyu Kolawole lured a 7-year-old girl, Taye Juliana with a biscuit into his ramshackle room and raped her in broad day light.

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How I raped teenager to death

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The-suspect-1

The Police in Imo State, recently,rounded up the brain behind the death of a 12-year-old girl, Ifunanya Favour Iberi who was declared wanted two months ago by arresting a 34-year-old man identified as Samuel Chukwunyere. Police alleged that the suspect was responsible for raping the teenager to death and dumping her lifeless body in a deep well.

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Catholic Priest in trouble over illegal arms

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ARMS & AMMUNITION: Assault rifles, ammunition and bomb making items recovered by men of the Nigerian Army in the house of a politician, Hon. Hussaini Dei Dei,along Sabon Birni Road, Kawo, in Kaduna metropolis, Tuesday. Photos: Olu Ajayi.

Police authorities in Imo State are investigating a Roman Catholic priest (names withheld ) for unlawful possession of firearms. The priest, said to be in-charge of one of the prominent Parishes in Dikenafai, Ideato South Local Government area, Imo State, was arrested for allegedly being in possession of three unlicensed guns with which he threatened the lives of his parishioners.

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SUV crushes leg of 9-yr-old boy in Lagos

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The-victim-in-hospital

With just 25 days to Christmas, 9-year- old, Wisdom Ogbuenyi, had dreamt of an exciting yuletide as his parents had already bought beautiful clothes and shoes for him and his siblings. Unfortunately, the primary four pupil’s dream has been dashed as he will no longer make use of his new pair of shoes.

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Lagos State Police Command blazes new trail

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Lagos State CP,  Umar A. Manko

History will be made in Lagos next week when the Christian Police Fellowship of Nigeria, CPFN, Lagos State, Lord of Lords chapel, will kick off its end-of-year programme at the command headquarters in Ikeja. The programme tagged: ‘My Testimony Is A Must’ will start from December 9 and end on the 13th with Primate Jatto ministering.

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How Politicians recruit cultists to unleash terror on citizens

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*The suspected cultists

Succor may have come the way of residents of Makoko and Iwaya areas of Yaba Local Government in Lagos State, following the arrest of eight persons that took part in a prolonged bloody crisis between street urchins battling for supremacy in the area, early this year. The crisis culminated in the killing of over 10 persons while several others sustained severe injuries.

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Shocking: Police officer accused of murder disappears in prison custody

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The Comptroller of Kirikiri prison in Lagos, has told a Lagos High Court in Igbosere that a police officer attached to Ajeromi Police Station, Sgt. Joseph Ugbah, who is being accused of murder of one Okafor Charles at a viewing center, could not be traced at the prison.

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How teenagers, desperate couples fuel baby factories – Police

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Baby factories where teens are kept and made to bear children for a token and the babies sold have become the order of the day. As shocking, immoral and unreligious as it may seem, some Nigerians still indulge in the act. In this interview, Force Public Relations Officer, CSP Frank Mba, speaks on what the police are doing to check the trend.

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Midnight Massacre: One-year-old baby shot at close range

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*Mass burial for victims

Tuesday, November 26, 2013 will remain indelible in the minds of the people of Fan District of Barkin-Ladi Local Government Area of Plateau State, not for cheer, but for melancholy. It was a day when 40 of their people, mostly women and children, were murdered in cold blood by unknown attackers who raided four villages in the middle of the night. Among those killed were entire households. And as has become the norm somewhat, the attackers, said to have been many, had a field day perpetrating their evil with no security agent around to challenge them.

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Death of 4-yr-old pupil causes furor in Ondo

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*The  deceased pupil- Elizabeth

Police detectives in Akure,Ondo State, are working tirelessly to unravel the circumstances that surrounded the death of a 4-year-old pupil of Falaye Memorial Nursery and Primary School located at Fanibi area, Elizabeth Wanogho, after her parents alleged she was sexually assaulted by one of her teachers.

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How Police in Onitsha arrested leader of deadly robbery gang

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Residents of the commercial city of Onitsha, Anambra State and it’s environs may heave a sigh of relief, following the arrest of one of the notorious member of a deadly armed robbery gang operating in various parts of the area.

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My encounter with the Police in Lagos – robbery victim

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According to the Holy Bible, the would be disciple was skeptical about his brother’s discovery of the Messiah in Nazareth of all places. He was not scornful in his skepticism. Nazareth of old was not renowned for producing men of lofty deeds, of valor, of reputable disposition. But his brother was sure of his finding, Jesus Christ, even from Nazareth! The disciple went, saw and believed.

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Danger at Kirikiri

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*The demolished stalls and open space

ASIDE the consistent cries by concerned Nigerians over the grave danger posed by the innumerable fuel-laden articulated vehicles that daily invade Kirikiri town, a suburb of Lagos State, without regard to safety of residents of the area, Crime Alert has unearthed a greater danger posed to the country’s foremost prisons located in the area.

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Lagos couple in court over paternity of children

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*Okoro and his estranged wife

It was love in the air seven years ago, when Mr and Mrs Abraham Okoro got married and the marriage was the talk of town. If some one had told them and the well- wishers present at the ceremony then that the relationship will go sour and finally end in court, no one would have believed it.

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80-yr-old blind monarch burnt to death inside palace

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The burnt palace (left) and carcass of  a car

Police detectives from Osun State Command are investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of 80-year-old Alase of Ilase-Ijesa in Obokun Local Government Ar

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”I thought it was Holy Water”, claims suspected pipeline vandal

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*File Photo: Activity at a vandalised oil pipe

Operatives of the Inspector General of Police,IGP, Special Task Force on Anti-Pipeline Vandalism Unit, have arrested six suspected vandals amongst whom is a 65- year-old man, Salami Amodu who sarcastically maintained that he thought it was holy water.

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Electrician, 42, arrested for raping 10-yr-old girl in Lagos

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*Taiwo Bakare, The suspects

The police in Lagos State have arrested a 42-year-old electrician, Taiwo Bakare, who they alleged specialized in defiling and sexually harassing little girls at Igando area of the state. Crime Alert gathered that Bakare met his waterloo after he allegedly raped a 10-year-old primary school girl in his apartment at No. 45, Unity Street, Igando.

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Day of rage at Alaba International Market

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Tuesday, November 5, 2013, was like any other day at the popular Alaba International Market, in Ojo area of Lagos State, as traders, artisans and even bankers went about their business like they’ve always done, without having an inkling of what the day has in stock for them. None of them anticipated that the day would end in a bloody note.

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Delta Proprietor raises alarm over recruitment of children into criminal gangs

  /   in Crime Guard 9:14 pm   /   Comments

The proprietor of Explosive Academy Independent School, Abraka, Mr Ighorhiohwunu Aghogho has revealed that criminal gangs of various networks are currently recruiting children in all the street s across Delta State for various evil missions and urged the government to brace up to the task ahead by using pro-active measures to checkmate them.

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Bad days ahead for kidnappers: 100 face death penalty in Edo

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*Suspected kidnappers

OVER one hundred suspected kidnappers face the death sentence in Edo State following the signing into law of the state kidnapping law by Governor Adams Oshiomhole. Kidnapping in the state became worrisome after hoodlums descended on the state to a level that even teachers were being kidnapped for ransom. Lagos lawyer, Chief Mike Ozekhome, a Benin High Court Judge, Justice Daniel Okungbowa, a chieftain of the APC, Athanacious Ugbome, were among those who suffered from the kidnappers onslaught along the Auchi-Abuja road, in Edo State.

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Fish out killers of my husband – Widow of slain police officer

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*Late Okeduisi & widow Omotayo

Two years ago, the trio of Divisional Police Officer, DPO; Divisional Crime Officer, DCO and the Operational Officer of Badagry police division, Lagos were murdered in cold blood by people suspected to be soldiers at the Recce Battalion Barrack, Bereko, Badagry, Lagos while on their way to honour alleged official invitation by the Commanding officer.

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How midnight marauders attacked widow, children in Abuja

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•The widow batted (Inset when the going was good)

Police detectives in Federal Capital Territory, Abuja,are working round the clock to fish out a group of men that attacked and brutalized a widow, Ufoma Ofondu, 49, at her residence, recently. The mother of four narrowly escaped death on Thursday, September 26, 2013, after four armed men jumped into their compound in the midnight to steal their generator. They fled after alarm was raised only to invade the compound the next day and inflicted severe injuries on the widow with matchet. She was saved by quick intervention of the police who were alerted by her neighbours when the invaders attacked her with dangerous weapons.

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