Tag: armed robbers

Oludolapo AdelanaNovember 7, 2017

The YNaija Cover this evening – the 7th of November

Follow the links to read the stories and analyses on YNaija: Police begin search for notorious armed robbers, cultists who ...

Omoleye OmoruyiOctober 28, 2017

Nigerian Army arrest 399 suspects during “Operation Crocodile Smile 2”

The Nigerian Army on Saturday said about 399 suspects were arrested for various offences during the exercise – “Crocodile Smile ...

EzinneJuly 27, 2017

The Thread: How a heartbreak saved me from armed robbers

Life is such a mystery. Sometimes negative events can bring about positive outcomes. Like this story told by the @Punthief- ...

Omoleye OmoruyiJuly 23, 2017

Over 700 suspected cultists, 38 armed robbers nabbed in Anambra

Over 700 suspected cultists and 38 suspected armed robbers were arrested in different parts of Anambra in the last three ...

Omoleye OmoruyiJuly 17, 2017

Police reportedly arrest over 200 suspected kidnappers, others in Rivers

The Commissioner of Police, Rivers State, Zaki Ahmed reportedly disclosed that over 200 suspected kidnappers, armed robbers and cultists have been ...

AzeezJuly 16, 2017

Nollywood actors, Odunlade Adekola, Mr Latin attacked by armed robbers

Popular Yoruba actors, Bolaji Amusan popularly known as Mr Latin and Odunlade Adekola were attacked by armed robbers on Saturday ...

Oludolapo AdelanaApril 4, 2017

Nasarawa Police arrest 40 kidnappers, recover 500 cattle

by Dolapo Adelana The Nasarawa State Police Command has arrested 40 suspected kidnappers and armed robbers. The command also recovered ...

Op-ed EditorJanuary 19, 2017

LONG READ: Armed robbers stabbed me in the neck and left me for dead – it changed my entire life

by Victor Fat Staring at my screen for several minutes as I re-live the moments. My heart is beating fast ...

AzeezDecember 7, 2016

‘We want our Christmas dues’, armed robbers write Lagos residents

Residents of Joseph Harrison Estate, Yaba  area of Lagos State have received a letter from armed robbery asking them to ...

Oludolapo AdelanaNovember 29, 2016

Rivers Police kill 3, foil attack on airline

The Rivers Police Command on Monday foiled an attack on an airline in Port Harcourt, the state capital, The Punch reports. Three ...

Op-ed EditorNovember 21, 2016

Cheta Nwanze: Nigerian banks should be held for murder

by Cheta Nwanze This tweet, a few months ago, brought home to me, just how horrible Nigerian banks, and/or their ...

Oludolapo AdelanaSeptember 15, 2016

Just In: Lagos Police arrests robbers who attacked Onazi’s home

The Lagos State Police Command has arrested the armed robbers who attacked and robbed Super Eagles midfielder Ogenyi Onazi’s family ...

AzeezSeptember 12, 2016

Armed robbers attack students’ hostel in Lagos

A three-man armed robbery gang on Sunday stormed a student hostel, Dean’s Court on Moore road in the Yaba area ...

Mazi EmekaAugust 16, 2016

The late 5: These are the stories that drove conversation today

These are the top five stories that drove the conversation today 1. Nnamdi Kanu will never renounce Biafra -IPOB The ...

AzeezAugust 16, 2016

Robbers attack CBN bullion vans, kill 2 policemen

Armed robbers attacked a convoy of bullion vans belonging to the Central Bank of Nigeria in the early hours of Tuesday at ...

Oludolapo AdelanaAugust 8, 2016

3 Catholic priests attacked in Imo

Three Catholic priests were attacked by armed robbers at the parish house of St. Joseph’s Catholic Church, Umualumaku, Ehime Mbano Local ...

Adebayo EmuleomoJuly 26, 2016

Armed robbers waylay bank customer, steal his N4.3m

A customer of a new generation bank was left confounded and helpless in Abuja when, as he was visiting the bank’s ...

Oreoluwa PetersJune 26, 2016

Nollywood actor, Fred Amata robbed of car, valuables

Nollywood actor, Fred Amata has fallen prey to men of the night. This was made known by a friend of ...

Mazi EmekaMarch 20, 2016

‘To Europeans, Igboland is a haven of kidnappers, ritual murderers…’

Leader of the Nigerian Igbo Community in Europe, NICE, Chief Chris Ebede, has revealed that South-East Nigeria (Igboland) is perceived ...

Janeth JJanuary 8, 2016

Female corp members fall victim to rape, robbery

7 female corp members were raped during a robbery attack along Kaduna-Abuja highway on Sunday. The youth corpers, who were passengers of ...

Ada IgboanugoAugust 1, 2015

Beware, armed robbers now disguise as ATM users

The Nigeria Police has warned of the presence of armed robbers at ATM points, especially at night. The NPF issued ...

Kolapo OlapojuJune 25, 2015

Watch videos from inside Ikorodu bank while robbery took place (VIEWER DISCRETION)

On Wednesday morning, armed robbers attacked two banks in Ebute Road, Ogolonto bus-stop in Ikorodu, Lagos State. The daredevil robbers ...

Kolapo OlapojuMarch 12, 2015

Armed robbers, policemen exchange gunshots on Lekki-Ikoyi link bridge

by Damilola Jagun A gang of armed robbers exchanged gunshots for about 30 minutes with policemen on the Lekki-Ikoyi link ...

SolaFebruary 5, 2015

How I escaped armed robbery attack – Delta lawyer narrates (PICTURED)

by Anike Jacobs You don’t believe in miracles, then read this. A seasoned lawyer and human rights activist based in ...

SolaJanuary 25, 2015

4 robbers die in car accident in Ondo (Graphic photo)

by Anike Jacobs Four armed robbery suspects died mysteriously recently in Ondo State. According to the Ondo State Police Command, ...

Kolapo OlapojuDecember 19, 2014

Armed robber arrested at Redemption camp

by Damilola Jagun The Ogun State Police Command has paraded some suspected armed robbers, one of who was apprehended at the ...

Kolapo OlapojuDecember 11, 2014

Pastor murdered by armed robbers in Benin

by Iyobosa Omoregie Armed robbers have reportedly killed a pastor during a robbery operation, in Benin. Godfrey Agbonwaneten, pastor in charge ...

Isime EseneOctober 14, 2014

“When will you write about me, is it when I’m dead?” || Nollywood actor, Clems Onyeka remembered

by Akan Ido The remains of upcoming Nollywood actor, Clems Onyeka, who was fatally hit by a bullet have been ...

Kolapo OlapojuSeptember 22, 2014

Female arms dealer nabbed by SARS operatives (PICTURED)

by Azubuike Azikiwe A 34-year-old female gun-runner has been arrested by operatives of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad for selling guns ...

Kolapo OlapojuSeptember 4, 2014

“We pray to God, then we go robbing” || Holy robbers give testimony after being nabbed

by Azubuike Azikiwe A robbery gang of four were arrested by operatives of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad of the command, ...

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