Tag: robbers

AzeezMay 3, 2017

Robbers invade Imo assembly, cart away documents

by Azeez Adeniyi Suspected armed robbers have attacked the Imo State House of Assembly Complex in Owerri, Punch reports. The ...

Op-ed EditorMarch 18, 2017

The Thread: A beautiful story of how Maureen, a multiple rape victim turned lemons to lemonade

There’s probably nothing more crushing as another human exercising complete power over you to violate in the worst ways. How ...

Oludolapo AdelanaMarch 7, 2017

Robbers attack bank, kill policeman, 4 others

by Dolapo Adelana A dare-devil robbery gang has reportedly killed five persons in Ogbagi Akoko in Akoko North-West Local Government ...

AzeezJanuary 27, 2017

Robbers storm Owerri court, rescue leader

Armed Robbers on Friday stormed the premises of the Owerri High Court and rescued their leader, simply identified as Vampire. ...

Oludolapo AdelanaNovember 25, 2016

Robbers escape lynching in Calabar

The Cross River Police Command has rescued three robbery suspects from being lynched by an angry mob, The Punch reports. The state ...

Op-ed EditorOctober 10, 2016

Abioye Ayomide: Wrong place, wrong time [Nigerian Voices]

by Abioye Joseph Ayomide On this day, I returned to school after a short break at home: a day I ...

Op-ed EditorOctober 4, 2016

Francis Nwafor: Victory story [Nigerian Voices]

It was 12:55am and I was just about going to bed after finishing the proposal my boss asked me to ...

Oreoluwa PetersSeptember 7, 2016

Just In: Basketmouth and family robbed at gunpoint at Lekki home

Comic, Basketmouth and his family were robbed at gunpoint at their Lekki Phase 1 home in the early hours of ...

Oludolapo AdelanaAugust 4, 2016

Gunmen attack Delta Government House, driver killed

The annex of the Delta State Government House located in Warri was on Thursday attacked by gunmen when members of ...

Ada IgboanugoDecember 4, 2015

You’d be shocked at how these 3 dumb robbers got arrested

Three members of a robbery gang have been arrested for terrorising communities in Ogun State. Tope Oyeleye, aka Elede; Abiola Yekini ...

Ada IgboanugoOctober 7, 2015

These robbers claim Police supplied them with guns

A five-man robbery gang led by a fake policeman in Abbatoir, Agege, have been arrested by the real police. In his ...

Ada IgboanugoSeptember 29, 2015

‘How robbers raided my home and raped my teenage daughters’

Armed robbers reportedly invaded the home of Mr Folusho Joseph in Abuja, in the wee hours of Monday. The three-man gang ...

Janeth JSeptember 15, 2015

These Army impersonators were arrested in Lagos

Lagos State Commissioner of Police Fatai Owoseni paraded three persons impersonating soldiers, and one, who was impersonating Air Force personnel ...

Ada IgboanugoAugust 10, 2015

Keke NAPEP bandits murder “Mai Suya” in Yaba

Suspected robbers invaded Simpson and McCullum streets in Ebute-Meta, Yaba area of Lagos State, on Friday shooting dead two persons. Via ...

Ada IgboanugoAugust 9, 2015

Robbers snatch Rahama Babangida’s car in Kaduna

A black colored 2015 Mercedes Benz S550 belonging to Mohammed Babangida’s wife, Rahama, in Kaduna was snatched by armed robbers early Saturday morning. ...

Ada IgboanugoJuly 15, 2015

Robbers exhume, behead, steal head of film director

So this happened. Grave robbers have stolen from a crypt the head of German expressionist cinema great Friedrich Wilhelm Murnau. ...

Ada IgboanugoJuly 15, 2015

Two-man gang who drug and rob sex workers, arrested

Suspected member of a two-man robbery gang, who specialize in drugging victims before dispossessing them of cash and valuables has ...

Ada IgboanugoJuly 7, 2015

20 persons, 25 cows die in Kogi accident caused by robbers

No fewer than 20 persons were killed on Monday in an early morning crash around Irepeni, along Abuja-Lokoja-Okene highway. About ...

Ada IgboanugoJuly 7, 2015

Ikorodu robbers planned the operation in 30 minutes… and there was no woman leader

Even in movies, it takes days for an operation to be planned and carried out successfully. You make the plans, ...

Ada IgboanugoJuly 6, 2015

See photos of the Ikorodu bank robbery suspects…without the woman

The suspected Ikorodu bank robbers were arrested today by the police. The police paraded the suspects, but the lady who ...

Ada IgboanugoJune 19, 2015

11 kid robbers arrested in Ibadan

Teen pregnancy, teen rape, teen delinquents and now teen robbers? Eleven kid robbers, between the ages of 12 and 14, ...

Ada IgboanugoJune 1, 2015

These robbers served as middle men between owners of cars and their new buyers

by Chinwe Okafor A member of a four-man armed robbery gang, which specialises in snatching vehicles at gunpoint in Lagos ...

SolaDecember 29, 2014

No, we didn’t rob, we just collected our dues – Suspects (PICTURED)

by Anike Jacobs The police have arrested four suspected robbers – Onyenge Osanie, Azuka Eboh, Ezelonwu Michael and Afolabi Shakiru ...

SolaAugust 17, 2014

Heartless robbers snatch man’s car, throw away 3-month baby, rape wife (PICTURED)

by S’ola Filani While travelling to their village for the weekend, a middle aged nursing mother, her three months old ...

June 25, 2014

TERRIBLE: Armed robbers kill 4 policemen, others in Delta

by Zara Mustapha   Armed robbers were said to have killed policemen and civilians on Tuesday when they attacked a ...

April 22, 2014

Show me your friend: Rapper, Godwon also exposed as (candy) robber (LOOK)

by Tutu Akinlabi The news was filled recently with reports that rapper, Sinzu aka Saucekid was caught on video using ...

April 22, 2014

HORRIBLE: How armed robbers raided 8 streets, destroyed cars and raped women in Lagos

by Akan Ido The Mushin area of Lagos was thrown into chaos on Easter Monday as armed robbers reportedly numbering ...

April 2, 2014

How we supply guns, ammunition to robbers – Cross-border smuggler reveals

by Zara Mustapha A suspected cross-border gun runner,  47-year-old Abdulazeez Amao, has allegedly confessed to the police how he supplies guns and ...

February 14, 2014

‘They watched them burn to ashes’: Mob sets 2 robbers on fire in Benue

by Adeola Balogun Two unfortunate robbers who were nabbed by a mob of angry youths have been burned to death ...

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 ...

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