Tag: armed robbery

Kolapo OlapojuNovember 10, 2014

Police arrest suspected killers of Nollywood actor, Clems Onyeka

by Azubuike Azikiwe   Suspects in the murder of Nollywood actor, Clems Onyeka, have been arrested by the Delta State ...

Kolapo OlapojuOctober 25, 2014

Meet the man who tamed Nigeria’s most lawless city – @TundeFashola profiled by UK’s @Telegraph

by Jewel Stephen Governor of Lagos state, Babatunde Fashola has been profiled by UK news platform, ‘The Telegraph’, over his ...

Kolapo OlapojuOctober 21, 2014

Nigeria is destination for electronic devices stolen in South Africa’s malls

by Chidi Okoye South Africa’s police say Nigeria is the destination for many of the electronic devices stolen in mall robberies across ...

Isime EseneOctober 11, 2014

Sad: Gunmen kill General Oneya’s daughter in Delta

by Iyobosa Omorogie The daughter of the former Military Governor of Kano State, Brigadier Dominic Oneya was reportedly killed by ...

Isime EseneAugust 13, 2014

Police say these 2 men rob cab passengers in Lagos (PHOTO)

by Isi Esene Two armed robbery suspects were recently arrested and paraded by operatives of the operatives of the Special ...

June 28, 2014

19-year-old wife of armed robbery suspect in trouble for exposing husband (PICTURED)

by S’ola Filani A 19-year-old wife with a child less than two weeks old, Kate Olowu is presently in trouble ...

May 18, 2014

‘Alhaja Ilorin controls our operation’ – Armed robbery gang confesses (PHOTO)

by ‘Jola Sotubo Two men suspected of being armed robbers have spoken out about their female leader after they were ...

May 6, 2014

Nyanya bus hijack update: It was a case of armed robbery – NSCDC reveals

by Zara Mustapha   More details have emerged concerning the hijacking of a school bus in Abuja, Nigeria’s capital. According ...

March 14, 2014

My anger is people don’t travel with enough cash – Armed robbery suspect (PICTURED)

by Akan Ido A 28-year-old man, Uchenna Otingwu who is allegedly in the habit of dispossessing travellers of their valuables ...

February 24, 2014

Family business: Man, 65, and his 3 sons arrested for armed robbery in Delta

by ‘Jola Sotubo An elderly man in Delta has been arrested by the police along with his three sons on ...

February 14, 2014

Why I joined armed robbery gang – Arrested pastor reveals

by ‘Jola Sotubo Operatives of the police force in Lagos have arrested four persons, including a pastor and a doctor, ...

February 10, 2014

‘Alhaja Faith’, the ‘Queen of robbers’ who robbed with ‘Godogodo’ dies in Lagos

by ‘Jola Sotubo A woman suspected of being a notorious armed robber has died while in the custody of the ...

January 22, 2014

‘My girlfriend made me do it’: Man arrested for raping 5 young boys in Benin

by Oge Okonkwo A 33-year-old man , Justine Olise was arrested and paraded by the police in Benin for allegedly ...

January 19, 2014

Cross-border robbery kingpin, Hamani Tijani dies in prison

The 42-year- old Hamani Tijani, a suspected cross-border robbery kingpin, died on Sunday after suffering partial stroke for nine months ...

January 9, 2014

BUSTED: Court arraigns 4 soldiers for raping 7 prostitutes in Abuja

by Oke Efagene A prosecution witness, Olamide Olayemi, said the 4 dismissed soldiers charged with rape of 7 commercial sex ...

December 28, 2013

2 suspects arraigned for robbing man of mobile phones

by Oke Efagene Sunday Meku, 27, and Michael Daniel, 26, have been arraigned before a Lagos High Court in Igbosere, ...

December 27, 2013

No time: Man sentenced to death in Katsina, then tries to kill himself in court

by ‘Jola Sotubo A man who was sentenced to death by a court in Katsina was restrained by wardens after ...

December 20, 2013

‘I’m not a robber, I only give them information’ – Robbery suspect (PICTURED)

by Adeola Balogun Police officers in Lagos have arrested one suspected member of a gang of robbers believed to have ...

November 19, 2013

#InCaseYouMissedIt: Massive inferno on Benin-Ore road started after armed robbery attack – FRSC

by Adeola Balogun A massive inferno resulting from multiple car accidents yesterday caused commotion on the Benin—Ore-Lagos Expressway. Chaos was ...

November 18, 2013

4 armed robbers, 2 policemen dead after failed bank robbery in Lagos

by ‘Jola Sotubo Ayobo in the Ipaja area of Lagos was yesterday the scene of a shootout between heavily armed ...

November 15, 2013

Man jailed 21 YEARS for stealing motorcycle in Ibadan

by Akan Ido Saheed Sodaji, 28, has been sentenced to 21 years in prison for conspiring to rob a man ...

November 12, 2013

TRAGIC: Armed robbers shoot MTN staff, ‘Keke NAPEP’ operator dead in Enugu (GRAPHIC PHOTOS)

by ‘Jola Sotubo An attack by robbers in Enugu State has left two persons dead while many others sustained different ...

October 26, 2013

“Police caught us because we ignored the oracle’s instruction” – Armed robbery kingpin (PICTURED)

Kingpin of a notorious robbery gang operating in Ore axis of Ondo State, Sunday Odina has confessed that his late ...

October 11, 2013

2 men to die by hanging for kidnapping and robbing a magistrate

by ‘Jola Sotubo   Two kidnappers in Delta State have received the highest punishment possible for their crime of kidnapping ...

September 26, 2013

One dead, 3 policemen injured as armed robbers attack filling station in Bauchi

by Adeola Balogun A robbery attack on a petrol station in Bauchi State has left one person dead and others ...

September 23, 2013

‘I’m not an armed robber, I’ve sold only 30 stolen vehicles’ – Suspect (PICTURED)

by ‘Jola Sotubo The Special Anti-Robbery Squad of the Lagos State Police Command has in its custody a man who ...

September 23, 2013

BUSTED: 6 suspected cultists arraigned for robbery, attempted murder in Imo

by Adeola Balogun An Owerri Chief Magistrate Court has had six suspected cult members paraded before it on charges of ...

September 14, 2013

2 farmers arraigned in Benue for armed robbery

by Adeola Balogun Two Benue State farmers have been remanded in prison on suspicion of armed robbery. Aondoakura Ukor and ...

September 14, 2013

Terrorism: Boko Haram kills 3 people, demand N1m from Borno traders

Following the dislodgement of Boko Haram camps in some parts of Borno State by troops which had forced many of ...

September 9, 2013

Police arrest 5 people in Benue for robbery and raping a 15-year-old girl

by ‘Jola Sotubo Five suspects in Benue State have been apprehended by the police on suspicion of committing a variety ...

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