Tag: Theft

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Bernard DayoMay 16, 2019

How can we escape the stupidity of Okon’s videos justifying rape? Don’t watch them

Before now, no one knew Imeh Bishop aka Okon existed until he recently posted an incendiary video on his Instagram: ...

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AzeezAugust 16, 2017

[The Injustice Blog] That ‘shameful’ occurrence at an Edo Hospital

by Adesina Tosin Nathaniel There was a news report by Punch Newspapers recently, of a protest by patients and their ...

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AzeezAugust 2, 2017

Lai Mohammed threatens to sue PMAN over alleged property theft

Minister of Information, Lai Mohammed has threatened to sue the Performing Musician Employers Association of Nigeria (PMAN) for accusing him ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiJune 18, 2017

Police arrests Fulani herdsman for raping 22-year-old woman for 3 days

A 22-year-old Fulani herdsman, Abubakar Mojumba, has been arrested by the Nigerian Police for the alleged kidnap and rape of ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaApril 4, 2017

13-year-old boy commits suicide in Sokoto

by Dolapo Adelana A Junior Secondary School student over the weekend hung himself in front of their house in Sokoto, Leadership reports. ...

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Op-ed EditorFebruary 11, 2017

Ololade Ajekigbe: The curious case of Seun Egbegbe

by Ololade Ajekigbe When I was a fresher at the University of Ibadan, I stayed in the hostel. The prestigious ...

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AzeezJanuary 27, 2017

NSCDC arrests 20 for vandalism in Borno

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) Borno Command said it has arrested 20 persons for vandalism and theft ...

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ToluNovember 29, 2016

Is OBJ really the most corrupt president ever? + more on The Slab with Isime

This week on The Slab, Chukwukere plays host in Isime’s stead and he’s joined by Tolu, Ezinne and the newest ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaNovember 22, 2016

Toyin Aimakhu’s ex-lover, Seun Egbegbe didn’t steal iPhones in Computer Village, did he?

Ex-boyfriend of actress Toyin Aimakhu has been arrested for stealing nine iPhones in Ikeja. In what seems like a movie ...

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Op-ed EditorNovember 7, 2016

Opinion: Solomon Arase lied. He actually took away 24 police vehicles

by Kelvin Adegbenga The Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris during an interview with journalists on Sunday, July 18, 2016, in ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaOctober 26, 2016

Man jailed 3 months for stealing N18,000 phone

A 23-year-old man, Marcus Agabi was on Wednesday sentenced to three months imprisonment for stealing his friend’s Sony phone valued at ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaSeptember 21, 2016

Amnesty Int’l accuses SARS of extreme torture and theft

Amnesty International has accused men of the Special Anti-robbery Squad (SARS) of engaging in torture and theft. The body said ...

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AzeezSeptember 19, 2016

Theft suspect steals from policewoman while being interrogated

A theft suspect, Deji Ayoola arrested by the police in Lagos has allegedly stolen from a policewoman during interrogation. The ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaSeptember 12, 2016

Mob beats man for attempting to steal Sallah ram

A mob beat up a 42-year-old man, identified simply as Ishaku, on Monday for attempting to steal a ram, according ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaSeptember 1, 2016

Teenager gets 10 days community service for stealing in Lagos

A 19-year-old man, Biodun Lukman was on Thursday sentenced to 10 days community service for stealing the sum of N61,000 by ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaAugust 25, 2016

How I got raped by man I met on Facebook – Victim

The Lagos state Police Command has arrested a father of two, who specializes in using social media platforms, particularly Facebook, ...

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Adebayo EmuleomoJuly 25, 2016

Court orders phone thief to carry ‘buckets of water’

The ever lingering question of the justification of a court sentence in proportion to the magnitude of the crime committed ...

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Ada IgboanugoJune 21, 2016

‘It is true that I stole… but I didn’t take away my loot’ – Robber

22-year-old Jamiu Labara didn’t waste the court’s time at the Lagos Magistrate when he abruptly pleaded guilty to the offences read ...

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Ada IgboanugoMay 16, 2016

Nanny abducts one-year-old boy in Calabar

A 17-months-old child has been kidnapped by his nanny, Covenant Bassey in Satellite Town, Calabar. Barely six months since her employment, Bassey ...

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Ada IgboanugoDecember 4, 2015

Bizarre judgment! For stealing N14k, Ekiti court says man should ‘die by hanging’

David Olugboyega has been sentenced to death by hanging by an Ado Ekiti High Court, for stealing N14,570. The prosecutor, Alaba Adeyemi, ...

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Ada IgboanugoJune 9, 2015

See what policemen reportedly did to this woman for stealing an iPad

Nothing justifies theft but jungle justice without proper evidence is appalling. So a trader allegedly stole an iPad and the ...

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Ada IgboanugoMarch 17, 2015

How Policemen allegedly tortured 22-year-old hotel worker to death

by Chinwe Okafor Over 100 angry youths stormed the premises of Protea Hotel in Benin, Edo State, to protest against the killing ...

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Kolapo OlapojuJanuary 7, 2015

Caught in the act: The story of an Arik passenger who stole money mid flight

by Damilola Jagun A Nigerian passenger, who was travelling on Business Class from Abuja to Enugu aboard Arik Air was caught ...

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Kolapo OlapojuDecember 18, 2014

2 men sentenced to death for stealing fowls

by Temitope Onitiju When Nigerian politicians get away with stealing billions of naira, two thieves are on death row for poaching ...

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Kolapo OlapojuOctober 30, 2014

Jungle justice forces man to commit suicide – how much did he steal?

by Azubuike Azikiwe After being tortured by some villagers for stealing N1,000 from a shop, a 32-year-old man, Mr. Simon Mbam has ...

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Kolapo OlapojuOctober 10, 2014

49-year-old woman arraigned for stealing mobile phone

by Azubuike Azikiwe A 49-year-old woman, Ogunleye Caroline, has been arraigned for allegedly stealing a mobile phone, worth N65,000. Caroline ...

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Kolapo OlapojuOctober 9, 2014

Teenager to serve time for stealing eight tubers of yam

by Damilola Jagun At a hearing at the Magistrate’s Court in Ota, an 18-year-old man, Joshua Fagbolade, has been remanded ...

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Kolapo OlapojuOctober 8, 2014

Housewife beaten up for stealing N5,000 Nokia phone

by Damilola Jagun A desperate housewife has been beaten up after she allegedly stole a Nokia phone in Asaba, Delta. The ...

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Kolapo OlapojuSeptember 28, 2014

Dumb thief! Man trades N24.5million diamond ring for N3,000 parcel of weed

by Damilola Jagun A 20-year-old former UPS employee, Walter Earl Morrison stole a diamond ring worth an estimated $150,000 (N24,585,000) ...

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YEditorAugust 20, 2014

Nine nabbed in Delta for making away with permanent voters’ cards

by Azubuike Azikiwe The police in Delta State have arrested nine persons for allegedly stealing about 1301 permanent voters’ cards ...

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