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Cultism: Pastor’s son others nabbed with guns

Cultism: Pastor’s son others nabbed with guns

By Andrew Utulu / Correspondent, Lagos   Timothy Obi wept profusely when Saturday Independent interviewed him at the premises of Lagos State Police Command headquarters in Ikeja, Lagos. He said he,…

How I became car snatcher

How I became car snatcher

By Andrew Utulu  - Correspondent, Lagos   Operatives of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) of the Lagos State Police Command have smashed a four-member gang, which specialises in  snatching vehicles at…

How Lagos businesswoman lost N10m to fraudsters

How Lagos businesswoman lost N10m to fraudsters

By Andrew Utulu  / Correspondent, Lagos   Fortnight ago, a couple told the police how a gang of fraudsters defrauded them of over N10 million under the pretext that they were going…

Visa scam: Nkwere chief detained at SARS, charged to court

Visa scam: Nkwere chief detained at SARS, charged to court

By Andrew Utulu / Correspondent, Lagos   An Nkwere, Imo State, Chief, Obi Chinyere Johnson, has been arrested and detained at the cells of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) of the…

When King, Beko preached non-violent change

When King, Beko preached non-violent change

By Sam Anokam,  Assistant Editor   Ahead of the postponed elections, the need to conduct a non-violent election was again brought to the fore at the 2015 Black History Month…

We are cultists, not armed robbers

We are cultists, not armed robbers

By Andrew Utulu / Correspondent, Lagos   Three suspects detained in the cells of the Special Anti Robbery Squad (SARS) of the Lagos State Police Command have confessed their involvement in cult activities…

Customs seizes, destroys N13.5m poultry products at Seme Border

Customs seizes, destroys N13.5m poultry products at Seme Border

By Andrew Utulu / Correspondent, Lagos   The Seme Border Command of Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) has seized and destroyed N13.5 million worth of poultry product being smuggled into the country.…

From Yahoo-Yahoo to kidnapping, suspect sings in police net

From Yahoo-Yahoo to kidnapping, suspect sings in police net

By Andrew Utulu / Correspondent, Lagos   Afam Nriezedi, a kidnap suspect who is at present helping the police at the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS), Lagos State Police Command, over his…

Anger as policemen brutalise three men pasting posters in Ibadan

Anger as policemen brutalise three men pasting posters in Ibadan

By Oladele Ogunsola,  Correspondent, Ibadan.   The peace accord, said to have been signed in Abuja, by the presidential candidates of the political parties contesting next month election in the…

Ibori destined for greatness despite travails –Ayodele

Ibori destined for greatness despite travails –Ayodele

•Says anointed president will emerge By Ajibola Abayomi, News Editor    Prominent seer and founder of INRI Evangelical Spiritual Church, Primate Ayodele Elijah Babatunde, has said a great future lies ahead…

Temptation led me into fraud business –Suspect

Temptation led me into fraud business –Suspect

By Andrew Utulu  / Correspondent, Lagos   Joseph Akpan, a 65-year-old former security man began his journey to the SARS cells of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) of the Lagos State…

Lagos police nab suspected assassins

Lagos police nab suspected assassins

By Andrew Utulu  / Correspondent, Lagos   The Lagos State Commissioner of Police, CP Kayode Aderanti, in a bid to check illegal arms circulation in the state had warned members of…

God used my arrest to make me repent – Suspect

God used my arrest to make me repent – Suspect

By Andrew Utulu / Correspondent, Lagos   A robbery suspect presently being quizzed at the Special Anti-Robbery Squad of the Lagos State Police Command has said that his arrest was ordained…

How police nabbed two suspects for armed robbery, rape

How police nabbed two suspects for armed robbery, rape

By Andrew Utulu  / Correspondent, Lagos   Two armed robbery suspects have been arrested by the operatives of the Special Anti Robbery Squad of the Lagos State Police Command over allegation…

FCT police winning war against criminals

FCT police winning war against criminals

By Hassan Zaggi / Correspondent, Abuja   The Nigeria police have the responsibility of ensuring orderliness and enforcement of the law of the land, and when the 22nd commissioner of police of the…

Parents of Chibok girls protest to UN

Parents of Chibok girls protest to UN

By Ajibola Abayomi, News Editor, with agency report   Parents of 200 schoolgirls kidnapped by Boko Haram terrorists in April said they were appealing directly to the United Nations for help…

How SARS unravel rice truckload theft in Lagos

How SARS unravel rice truckload theft in Lagos

By Andrew Utulu / Correspondent, Lagos   Following a complaint by Mr. Jerry Kalu, a transporter at Iddo Motor Park, in respect of a case of conspiracy and armed robbery to…

Lagos police arrest Keke NAPEP snatching gang members

Lagos police arrest Keke NAPEP snatching gang members

By Andrew Utulu  / Correspondent, Lagos   The police in Lagos have arrested a four-man armed robbery gang, which allegedly snatches tricycles and rob the drivers and the passengers. Four members…

How SARS unravel rice truckload theft in Lagos

How SARS unravel rice truckload theft in Lagos

By Andrew Utulu Correspondent, Lagos Following a complaint by Mr. Jerry Kalu, a transporter at Iddo Motor Park, in respect of a case of conspiracy and armed robbery to the…

Two Fulani herdsmen in polce net over armed robbery

Two Fulani herdsmen in polce net over armed robbery

By Andrew Utulu Correspondent, Lagos The Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) of Lagos State Police Command is currently quizzing two Fulani herdsmen over alleged armed robbery. The suspects are Mohammed Umaru…

My female friends sponsor  me –robbery suspect

My female friends sponsor  me –robbery suspect

By Andrew Utulu / Correspondent, Lagos   Seun Kolawole, who was arrested recently for sponsoring armed robbers and receiving stolen vehicles, has declared that his girlfriends were his sponsors in the…

I bought TV, water pumping machine with N150,000 I got from kidnappers’

I bought TV, water pumping machine with N150,000 I got from kidnappers’

By Andrew Utulu  / Correspondent, Lagos   For the Lagos State Police Command, the past few days have been full of celebrations as a result of the onslaught on criminals in…

South East residents groan over erosion

South East residents groan over erosion

By Emmanuel Nzomiwu (Enugu), Chukwujekwu Ilozue (Awka), Anolu Vincent (Owerri) and Obas Esiedesa (Abuja)   In the past, agriculture used to be the mainstay of the nation’s economy. Food was surplus,…

How dismissed naval officer led gang to hijack trucks

How dismissed naval officer led gang to hijack trucks

By Andrew Utulu  / Correspondent, Lagos   As the police in Lagos are waging an all-out war against criminals who pose as law enforcement agents to perpetrate crimes, a dismissed naval…

I killed because they snatched my wife and baby – Suspect

I killed because they snatched my wife and baby – Suspect

By Andrew Utulu  / Correspondent, Lagos   A murder suspect, Wasiu Kadiri, 22, from Epe, Lagos State, has allegedly confessed that he committed murder out of anger over the snatching of…

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