Robbers attack Anambra hotel, rape 2 female guests

Gunmen suspected to be robbers numbering about three, on Sunday night, raided a hotel (name withheld) in Isuaniocha community, Awka North Local Government Area of Anambra State and raped two female guests. It was gathered that the robbers carted away valuables including cash...

Troops kill 75 terrorists, rescue 35 victims in 17 encounters in June – DHQ

Troops of Operation Lafiya Dole eliminated 75 Boko Haram/Islamic States West Africa Province (ISWAP) terrorists in 17 encounters within the North-East theatre of operation in June, Defence Headquarters has disclosed. The Coordinator, Defence Media Operations, Major Gen. John...

Ex-convict re-arrested for rape and robbery pleads with the police to take his life

An ex-convict, Adeniyi Ajayi, 27, re-arrested by the Police for rape and robbery has pleaded with the Police to take his life instead of sending him back to the Correctional Centre. Ajayi who the police alleged that has raped over 40 female victims including five lawyers, begged...

COVID -19 lockdown forced us into robbery – Musicians

Two entertainers, a musician and a pianist, arrested for alleged robbery have confessed that hunger caused by COVID-19 lockdown pushed them into crime. The suspects: Chinonso, 25, an Afro hip – hop singer and Victory, 22 , a pianist were arrested by the Rapid Response Squad...

Son of the guns meets Waterloo after robbing bank customer of N3.5M

The Anambra State Police Command has rescued an armed robbery suspect from the hands of an angry mob who overpowered him after allegedly robbing a bank customer at gunpoint in Akwa, Anambra State The suspect was overpowered by an angry mob who beat him mercilessly after seizsing...

Man ,19 arrested for blackmailing Queen Salawa Abeni

The Lagos State Police Command has arrested a 19-year-old man as the brain behind the blackmail of popular Yoruba singer, Queen Salawa Abeni with nude photographs. The suspect, Olufowoke Emmanuel, a resident of Brentfield Avenue, Peace Estate, Magboro, Ogun State, was picked up...

Notorious Aiye kingpin OBJ, another killed in Lagos gang war

A suspected notorious kingpin, Waide was known in the underworld as OBJ was yesterday killed inside a Church at the Oworonshoki area of Lagos State by the rival cult group.The entire Oworonshoki Community was boiling at the time of filing this report. A resident Wasiu Asake said...

Community raises the alarm over threat by criminals, accuses police of indiscriminate arrests

°The public should disregard rumours — Police Residents of ijedodo in Ojo LGDA have raised the alarm over a threat issued by some hoodlums popularly known as (one million boys) to invade their domain. Also, residents of the Iju community have accused the police of arresting...

Police arrest female armorer to kidnap gang, car thieves, recovers 21 vehicles

The Police headquarters in Abuja said it has arrested a 28- year- old female armourer, Fatima Garba, working for a notorious gang of kidnappers and armed robbers. Garba, who has been working for the criminal group for over one year was responsible for the safety of the weapons...

Police arrest 191 suspects over attack on Lagos Ogun border communities

The Police on Monday said they had arrested 191 suspects in connection with the activities of hoodlums and street urchins in the border communities between Lagos and Ogun States.The Force Public Relations Officer (FPRO), DCP Frank Mba, in a statement in Abuja, said exhibits...