Tag: armed robbery

Omoleye OmoruyiDecember 16, 2017

Burna Boy finally submits self to Police for the case of Mr 2kay’s robbery

Nigerian dancehall singer, Damini Ogulu popularly known as Burna Boy, on Friday submitted himself to the Lagos State Police Command ...

Omoleye OmoruyiDecember 13, 2017

#EndSARS: Police arrest 32 Operatives

As the #EndSARS campaign begins to die down, TheCable reports that at least 32 operatives of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad ...

AzeezDecember 12, 2017

Armed robbery suspects no longer appear in courts…they are usually killed – Falana

Lawyer and rights activists, Femi Falana has weighed in on the recent discourse on personnel of the Special Anti-robbery Squad ...

AzeezOctober 1, 2017

O.J. Simpson freed from Nevada prison

Disgraced American football star O.J. Simpson has been released from jail on parole early Sunday. Simpson was charged for murder ...

AzeezJune 7, 2017

Robbers loot 3 banks, kill 4 policemen in Osun

Armed Robbers on Tuesday attacked three commercial banks and killed four policemen in Iwo, Osun State, Punch reports. The robbers reportedly ...

AzeezFebruary 22, 2017

Kidnapping: Ben Ayade announces N1m reward for whistleblowers

by Azeez Adeniyi Cross River State governor, Ben Ayade on Tuesday announced the compensation of N1 million to anyone who’s ...

Oludolapo AdelanaDecember 19, 2016

Lagos Police arrest robbery, kidnap suspects, recover 18 vehicles

The Lagos State Police Command on Monday said it had arrested some suspects involved in armed robbery and kidnapping in ...

Oludolapo AdelanaDecember 10, 2016

I became a robber because of hunger – Suspect

An armed robbery suspect, Saheed Olanrewaju, on Wednesday said he turned to crime as he was on the verge of ...

Oludolapo AdelanaNovember 23, 2016

14 policemen arrested for armed robbery, kidnapping

The Nigeria Police Force Headquarters (NPF) on Tuesday paraded fourteen of its men for involvement in kidnapping, armed robbery and ...

Oludolapo AdelanaSeptember 22, 2016

Lagos court sentence 2 men to death by hanging

A High Court sitting in Ikeja, Lagos on Thursday sentenced two men to death by hanging, Vanguard reports. Justice Oluwatoyin Ipaye sentenced ...

AzeezSeptember 8, 2016

Three arraigned for killing 9 policemen, others in Rivers

Three suspects- Godgift Gwenbe, Odum Atokaritou and Napughi Duba – were on Thursday arraigned before a Magistrate Court siting in Port ...

Oludolapo AdelanaSeptember 5, 2016

Police arrests suspect who robbed Lekki residents with toy gun

The Lagos State Police Command has arrested 22-year-old suspected robber, Moses Akpan, for allegedly robbing residents of Oniru, in the Lekki ...

Oludolapo AdelanaSeptember 3, 2016

Police arrest 23 suspects for unlawful possession of firearms

The Ogun state Police Command have arrested 23 suspects for unlawful possession of firearms, Channels Television reports. A total of 21 guns ...

Oludolapo AdelanaSeptember 3, 2016

Ambode’s convoy stops robbery attack on Lagos-Ibadan expressway

An armed robbery operation was stopped in its tracks on Thursday by the convoy of the Lagos State governor, Mr. Akinwunmi ...

Oludolapo AdelanaAugust 31, 2016

4-man robbery gang arrested in Yaba

A four-man gang have been arrested by men of the Anti-Robbery Squad of the State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department, Yaba. ...

Oludolapo AdelanaAugust 30, 2016

Police arrest kidnapping gang behind abduction of Indian expatriate

The Nigeria Police Force has arrested a kidnapping gang responsible for the abduction of an Indian expatriate in Benue state. ...

Oludolapo AdelanaAugust 24, 2016

Notorious armed robber killed by police after gun duel

The Bayelsa state police command gunned down a suspected notorious armed robber when his three-man gang engaged the police in a ...

Oludolapo AdelanaAugust 22, 2016

How we kept guns in church | Pastor, church member arrested for armed robbery

The Zone 2 command has arrested a 45-year-old pastor, Joseph Olude, and his church member, Rasak Raheem, for alleged armed ...

AzeezAugust 4, 2016

Armed Robbers strike on Lagos-Ibadan expressway, motorists abandon vehicles

Chaos on Wednesday at the Warewa long bridge on the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway as motorists reportedly abandoned their vehicles, after armed ...

Oludolapo AdelanaAugust 2, 2016

4 to die by firing squad for armed robbery

Four members of an armed robbery gang have been sentenced to death by firing squad by a High Court sitting ...

Oludolapo AdelanaJuly 28, 2016

3 men sentenced to death by hanging

An Ogwashi-Uku High Court sitting in Delta state presided over by Justice A.O.Akpovi has sentenced two bus drivers, Okechukwu Mba, ...

AzeezJuly 24, 2016

Oyo Police arrests armed robber with fake Naira notes

The Oyo State Police command has arrested a suspect, Felix Ademola, 51, who is a regular face in South-West prisons ...

Oludolapo AdelanaJuly 13, 2016

Notorious Kaduna kidnapping ring smashed by ‘Intelligence Police’

The Nigeria Police Force has dismantled an eleven-man kidnapping ring that terrorized Kaduna states and other North Central states. The ...

Ada IgboanugoNovember 18, 2015

Meet 20-year-old veteran robber who’s had a 13-year career

20-year-old veteran robber, Yusuf Lawal, who started robbing at the age of seven, was recently arrested in Lagos alongside his gang member, ...

SolaJune 4, 2015

Robbers who rob boutiques so they can dress & look like ‘Big boys’ arrested in Lagos

  For the love of dressing and looking like ‘Big boys” a 4-man gang of armed robbers now specialize in ...

Ada IgboanugoMay 24, 2015

This is the worst thing that can happen to a groom on his wedding day

by Chinwe Okafor You may think that the worst thing that can happen at your wedding is when the Pastor ...

Ada IgboanugoMay 2, 2015

After fleeing from Boko Haram, trader loses life to armed robbers

by Chinwe Okafor A 24-year-old trader, Chinedu Eneje, who fled from the Northern part of the country in order to ...

SolaMarch 29, 2015

Robbers rape church members during night vigil in Edo

by Anike Jacobs Seven ladies who attended a vigil in a new generation church located at 2nd Cemetery Road, Benin-City, ...

Kolapo OlapojuDecember 24, 2014

#InCaseYouMissedIt: 4 mobile policemen killed by armed robbers in Kogi

by James Sambo   Four mobile police officers have been shot dead in Okene, in Kogi. The officers were killed ...

Kolapo OlapojuNovember 24, 2014

“My weekend was disastrous” – How Denrele Edun got robbed at gunpoint

by Damilola Jagun   Television personality, Denrele Edun says he was robbed at gunpoint by 7 armed robbers over the ...

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