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NDLEA Arrests Suspected Drug Baron, Intercepts 576kg Of Narcotics


The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has arrested a suspected drug baron, Tochukwu Ubah, alleged to be coordinating a large volume of methamphetamine and ephedrine distribution in the country. This is contained in a statement issued by Mr Mitchell Ofoyeju, Head, Public Affairs, NDLEA, in Lagos on Sunday. The statement said Ubah was arrested by the agency’s Special Enforcement ...

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We Use Juju To Rob Traders In Lagos Markets —Robbery Suspects


By Evelyn Usman & Ufuoma Tiveruahor LAGOS—It was payback time for a two-man robbery gang which specialised in raiding markets in Lagos and dispossessing traders of their wares and cash, following its arrest by the Police in Lagos. The suspects; Saidi Olalekan (32) and Joshua Akinsola (20), who claimed to be a Nigerien, were arrested at Oshodi market during a ...

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Police Rescue Suspected Criminals, Rapist In Bayelsa

By Igoniko Oduma Yenagoa Policemen in Bayelsa State have rescued a 35-year-old man from being lynched by an angry mob over alleged rape of a 13-year-old girl in Akenfa area of the state capital, Yenagoa. Similarly, three criminal suspects who specialize in using tricycle otherwise known as ‘Keke NAPEP’ to rob unsuspecting members of the public, were also rescued by ...

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Sad End For Baby Merchants, Cult Leader In Lagos

By Andrew Utulu LAGOS “For nothing is hidden that will not become evident, nor anything secret that will not be known and come to light.” This passage from the Gospel of Luke Chapter 8:17 has become the lot of one Onalaja Olawole, a self-styled Medical Doctor who was in fact a trado-medical practitioner, and a couple, couple  Dele and Oluwakemi ...

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Police Arrest Pickpocket At Mile 2

The suspect

By Andrew Utulu LAGOS   A man believed to be a member of an armed robbery gang that specialises in picking-pockets and stealing handsets from motorists has been arrested. The suspect, Monday Ubi was arrested in Mile 2 area of Lagos State by the operatives of Rapid Response Squad of Lagos State Police Command. He was arrested in the act ...

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Police Arrest Suspected Vandals En-Route Benin Republic

By Tunde Opeseitan Lagos   The Anti-pipeline vandalism squad of the Nigerian Police on Thursday arraigned three men before a Federal High Court in Lagos for allegedly conspiring to illegally deal in petroleum product contrary to provisions of the Miscellaneous Offence Act of 2007. The suspects – Tijani Gbadamosi, 48; Adeleke Akininbosun, 54 and Kenneth Okoria, 39, were said to ...

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Checking The Proliferation of Small Arms, Light Weapons: The NATFORCE Approach

Yakubu Timothy

By Samuel Otu Ita Uyo  Illegal importation  of small arms, ammunition, light weapons and other contraband goods continue to pose a major threat to national security. The global dimension of the problem of proliferation of arms continues to occupy the centre stage of international politics.  In December 1999, the Heads of States  and Government in West Africa under the Economic ...

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NDLEA Intercepts Crack Cocaine In Tins

By Andrew Utulu LAGOS The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has intercepted 7.576kg of white cocaine and 3.885kg of crack cocaine in Lagos. The drugs being smuggled from Brazil were concealed in tins. Head, Public Affairs of NDLEA, Ofeoyeju Mitachel who confirmed the seizures gave the total weight of the drug as 11.461kg with an estimated street value of ...

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Police Deployments Should Consider Crime Statistics

By Andrew Utulu  –   LAGOS   Stakeholders in the security sub-sector have condemned some of the recent re-deployment of police personnel in the Lagos Command of the Nigerian Police. The argument is that some of the officers redeployed from Lagos to other commands contributed immensely to reducing the crime rate in Lagos state and that their redeployment to areas where ...

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Business Woman Accuses Prophet Of N5m Scam

“You cannot say that anyone is gullible for parting with money to fix a problem until you face a similar situation and act differently.”   That was how a businesswoman, Ms. Rita Okoro, described her condition as she narrated how a Prophet, whom she described as her ‘spiritual father’, allegedly defrauded her and her family of over N5 million on the ...

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Audio Bible Will Break Spiritual, Language Barriers, Says Ogudu

 THE official launch of the audio Bible in 19 Nigerian languages slated for July 18 at the Congress Hall of the Nicon Hilton, Abuja, has been described as “a day of music, comedy and spiritual rejuvenation.” God’s servant, David Ogudu, General Overseer, (G.O) of Christos International Worship Centre, Abuja and producer of the audio bible made this declaration at the ...

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Somebody Love You’ Is A Message To My Daughter -JJC

Popular singer, Abdul Rasheed Bello, better known as JJC, keeps the visuals coming from his recently released album SKILLZ, as he continues to shine and show off his talents through his songs and music videos. Following his impromptu appearance, which led to a standing ovation, at the industry night few weeks ago, the Afro hip hop legend has returned with ...

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How Landlord, Children Murdered Tenant In Nkpor

The Landlord’s burnt car

By Chukwujekwu Ilozue  –  Awka   One person has been confirmed dead and several others injured while about five houses have been burnt at Nkpor, near Onitsha in Idemili North Local Government Area, Anambra State when a landlord allegedly collaborated with his two children to kill a tenant over non-payment of electricity bill from Enugu Electricity Distribution Company (EEDC), formally Power ...

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Soldiers Invade Plateau Community, Residents Flee

Nigerian soldiers on parade

By Onoja Audu Jos Hundreds of villagers have fled their homes in Maraban Foron, Barkin Ladi Local Government, Plateau state following the invasion of soldiers suspected to be  members of the Special Task Force (STF) deployed to restore law and order  in the community. A resident in the community who spoke under anonymity alleged that some soldiers invaded their community breaking into homes, beating up ...

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Suspected Cultist Kill Man, 20, In Ogun 

The Victim, Adeleke Awosiga

By Andrew Utulu LAGOS Tragedy struck in Mowe area of Ogun State penultimate Saturday, when a 20 year-old man, Adeleke Awosiga was allegedly murdered in cold blood by a suspected cultist. A family source, who spoke off record, said that the deceased was allegedly murdered for refusing to join a cult group at an undisclosed hotel in Isheri-Berger, a border community between ...

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A’Ibom: How Student Who Killed His 44-Year-Old Aunt Was Exposed

Late Glory Ebere  Daniel, accused of killing his aunt

By Idongesit Ashameri, Uyo Many people are still wondering what could have made a secondary school student to murder his 44-year-old aunt. Not only that, after allegedly stabbing her to death, he attempted to dump her corpse somewhere before the bubble busted and he was arrested. So, on Wednesday when the 19-year old Daniel Michael Edet, from Idoro in Uyo ...

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‘I Poisoned My Boss To Enable Us Steal His Gold And Money’

Victor Hounkpe and David Amusa

By Andrew Utulu –  Lagos   Their plan was to inject poison into the food of their boss and his entire household and later steal his belongings. They almost succeeded but were disappointed that their plan failed. Now in the custody of Lagos State Police Command, the two suspects who were hired as cooks at different times opened up to ...

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Police Arrest Ten Robbers In Lagos, Recover Weapons


By Andrew Utulu  – Lagos   The Lagos State Police command has swooped on criminal hide outs, arresting no fewer than 10 suspected robbers in the last five days. Several arms and ammunition were equally recovered from the men of the underworld during the raid. The Police Public Relations Officer, Kenneth Nwosu, a Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) who confirmed the ...

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At Last, Webo,  Wanted Notorious Robbery Suspect In SARS, Net

Wahab Hassan aka Webo

By Andrew Utulu  –  Lagos   Wahab Hassan a.k.a Webo who had been on the wanted list of the Lagos State Police Command has finally been arrested by the operatives of the Special Anti Robbery Squad. Several arrested suspected armed robbers and cultists operating along the Badagry axis of Lagos State had fingered Webo, who they claimed was their leader ...

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How 197 Drug Convicts Escaped From Prison

It has been revealed how 179 convicts serving various terms in jail escaped from Nigeria prisons. The Chairman/ Chief Executive of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), Ahmadu Giade who made this disclosure in Lagos said that surprisingly one of the convicted drug trafficker who escaped from prison was re-arrested in Kaduna while trying to smuggle Indian hemp to ...

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Finally, Police Arrest Lekki  Robbery Gang

The suspected bank robbers

By Andrew Utulu Lagos,   Men of the underworld that  struck at First City Monument Bank Lekki, Lagos  recently where three police men and two civilians were killed  have been arrested. The gang was smashed by the Special Anti Robbery Squad (SARS) of the Lagos State Police Command. Four members of the gang have been arrested. They include Duke Odogbo, ...

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How 19-Year-old Undergraduate Impersonated Tinubu

The suspected bank robbers

By Andrew Utulu –  Lagos   The police in Lagos have arrested a 19-year-old student of Delta State Polytechnic, Emmanuel Eto, for allegedly defrauding victims through internet while posing as former Lagos State Governor and Leader of All Progressives Congress (APC), Senator Bola Ahmed Tinubu. He was arrested by the operatives of the State Investigation Bureau of Lagos State police ...

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We Disguised As EFCC Officials To Steal Dollar

Princewill Eze aka Senator

For Princewill Eze, aka Senator, his arrest  by Special Anti Robbery Squad of Lagos State Police Command was not the first time. What brought Eze  to SARS then was nothing order than  alleged armed robbery attacks  on  bureau de change operators while posing as a senator. Apart from SARS, he has been a guest of Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) ...

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How Poly Student Acquired Gun, Led Robbery Gang

Chukwuemeka Amuche (left) Blessing Idotie (middle) and Enwelikwu Santos  Peter

By Andrew Utulu –  Correspondent, Lagos   It is astonishing the way and manner crime thrives in almost every facet of the society. It is more astonishing that some children sent to higher institutions of learning rather than concentrate on their studies and come out better citizens and by extension, the real future leaders of the country turn out armed robbers, ...

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Two In Police Net Over Land Related Murder

Usen Akpan and Friday Akpan

Idongesit Ashameri, Uyo   The Akwa Ibom State Police Command has arrested Usen Akpan and Friday Akpan, for murder of one Okon Nana of Ikot Udo Ika, in Ika Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom State over land dispute. Daily Independent gathered that the two relations had disputed over a parcel of land – a case the people report was mediated ...

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