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April, 2020

  • 13 April

    Robberies: SARS, Anti-kidnapping Squad Missing When Needed The Most – Ruggedman

    Michael Ugochukwu Stephens, a Nigerian rapper popularly known as Ruggedman, has questioned the operation of the Nigeria Police Force in areas in Lagos and Ogun states which have witnessed an alleged increase in robberies and other criminal activities recently. Read Also: COVID-19 Lockdown: Buhari To Address Nigerians Monday There have been …

  • 11 April

    Police Arrest Robbers Terrorising Ogun Residents

    The Ogun State Police Command has arrested some suspects in connection with the robberies in some parts of the state. Read Also: Lockdown: Ogun Residents Turn Vigilantes Over Incessant Robberies  Sola Subair, Special Adviser on Security to Governor Dapo Abiodun of the state, said this in a statement. “The attention of …

  • 11 April

    Lockdown: Ogun Residents Turn Vigilantes Over Incessant Robberies 

    Residents of Ijoko, Agbado, Sango, Adiyan and some other communities of Ogun State have had to keep watch of their communities overnight over attacks by robbers. Read Also: Robbers Burn Police Patrol Van, Snatch AK-47 Rifles The robberies, according to the residents, have become an everyday affair since the lockdown to …

March, 2020

  • 12 March

    Poverty Led Me Into Robbery, Says Suspect 

    Promise Agonwu, an Ordinary National Diploma student of the Federal Polytechnic, Owerri, Imo State, has been arrested for robbery in Port Harcourt, Rivers State. Read Also: Coronavirus: Four Children, Teacher Quarantined In Lagos Test Negative Agonwu, who confessed that he is member of a gang terrorising residents of Port Harcourt, said …

  • 2 March

    Money For My Sick Grandma’s Treatment Led Me Into Robbery – Suspect

    An ex-convict, Ali Mohammed, on Monday said that he went back to a life of crimes to raise money for his sick grandmother. Read Also: Coronavirus: CDC Warns Men Against Keeping Full Beards Mohammed who pleaded guilty to stealing a woman’s handbag in a Grade I Area Court in Kubwa, Abuja, …

  • 1 March

    I Have Anti-bullet Charm, Others, Says Indian Woman Arrested For Robbery

    Alisha Noble, an Indian woman suspected of armed robbery, has told the police that she got anti-bullet charms and other magical powers from her country. Read Also: Coronavirus: CDC Warns Men Against Keeping Full Beards She said this during interrogation, Bala Elkana, the spokesman of the Lagos State Police Command, revealed. …

  • 1 March

    Armed Robber To Die By Hanging In Ekiti

    An Ado Ekiti High Court has sentenced one Isa Abdulkareem to death by hanging for armed robbery. Read Also: Amotekun Must Recruit Only Yoruba People – Col Togun He was found guilty of robbing one Taiwo Olomola of N110,000 and Tecno phones on December 19, 2016, at Ureje in Ado-Ekiti, the …

February, 2020

  • 28 February

    Robbers Shoot Driver, Cart Away N5m In Sokoto

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    Some unidentified robbers shot a driver and carted away N5 million in Sokoto State on Thursday. Read Also: Coronavirus: Suspend All Flights From China, Italy, Atiku Tells Buhari The incident was confirmed by the Sokoto State Police Command. It was learnt that the incident occurred on Emir Yahaya Road. An eyewitness, …

  • 28 February

    I Took To Armed Robbery Because I Needed Money For Marriage – Suspect

    Shehu Abdullahi, one of three suspected armed robbers arrested in Bauchi State, has confessed that he was planning to use his share of the proceeds to get married. Read Also: Soldiers Arrest Female Bandit Dancing With AK-47 Rifle In Kaduna Abdullahi told newsmen that he initially didn’t want to be a …

  • 6 February

    Many Feared Dead As Robbers Attack Bank In Ondo

    Many people are feared dead after robbers attacked a commercial bank in Ile Oluji town, the headquarters of Ile Oluji/Oke-Igbo Local Government Area of Ondo State on Thursday. The Punch reports that the attack was on First Bank and Polaris Bank in the town. Two policemen were said to be …

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