Robbery: Ex- driver, 2 others, to die by hanging

An Ilorin High Court on Thursday sentenced three persons to death by hanging for armed robbery and attempt to murder Prof. Abdullahi Onimisi of University of Ilorin. The judge, Hon.Justice H. Saleeman, found the three accused persons, Opeyemi Esan (former driver to the university lecturer), Benjamin Musa and Oluwasegun Ajiboye, guilty of armed robbery and……

Cops nab robbers who attacked University VC

The Ogun State Police Public Relations Officer, Abimbola Oyeyemi, has confirmed the arrest of four robbery suspects who attacked the Vice Chancellor of Crawford University. The Ogun State PPRO said the robbers who attacked Professor Rotimi Ajayi were arrested by operatives of Federal Special Anti-Robbery Squad (FSARS) after storming their hideout in Seme. The bandits…

Robbers beat, strangle security guard to death

A robbery attack on a house located at Wonder City College Avenue, Afao Road, Ado-Ekiti, Ekiti State witnessed the chocking to death of a security guard who was stationed in the premises. Identified as Liasu Adeoye the security guard was allegedly beaten to stupor before he was strangled when a group of armed robbers stormed…

Bauchi police in harvest of criminals, parades 131 kidnappers, rapists, robbers

The Bauchi State Police Command paraded 131 suspected kidnappers, armed robbers, thugs, rape suspects and rescued 21 hostages, among them 12 women arrested between January 10th and February 28th, 2017. The Police Command said the suspects were arrested and subsequently paraded in its continued effort to stem the tide of crimes and criminality to its…

VIDEO: Jewellery Store Owner Engages Robbers In Gun Battle

A South African store owner in the mid hours of Tuesday, 28th of Febreaury took on three suspected robbers who wanted to rob his shop. The incident which was caught on CCTV, shows the store owner fighting off the robbers who entered and fired shots at him in their bid to steal goods from the shop.……

Robbers storm Calabar Christmas Village, attack Kiss daniel

Kiss daniel Fun seekers in the early hours of Monday scampered to safety after armed robbers stormed the Calabar Christmas Village while a popular Nigerian musician, Daniel Anidugbe, aka Kiss Daniel, was performing. The robbers, whose numbers could not be ascertained, stormed the village at about 1am and shot repeatedly into the air while dispossessing…

Five in-traffic robbers nabbed by Lagos RRS

No less than five in-traffic robbers have been arrested by operatives of the Rapid Response Squad (RRS) attached to the Lagos State Police Command. The robbers were nabbed in Victoria Island, Ojodu Berger, Oshodi, Obalende and Ilubirin around the state. The suspects identified as Oyeleke Abdullah (24), Olajide Dipo (17), Saheed Alayande (17), Azeez Yusuph…

Bridegroom, 3 others killed on eve of wedding as robbers storm Ekiti bank

Four people, including an intended bridegroom, the manager, a cashier and a guard were killed when men of the underworld stormed a bank in Otun-Ekiti, Moba local government area of Ekiti state. Ripples Nigeria reports that the intended bridegroom killed in the robbery incident was to get married on Saturday, 12th November, 2016. A surviving…

How robbers killed Heritage Bank manager, Unity Bank’s guard

A manager with Heritage Bank, a cashier and two other persons were killed on Friday in a robbery incident in Otun Ekiti, headquarters of Moba Local Government Area of Ekiti. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the other persons killed by the robbers included a security guard attached to the palace of the…

Robbers in army camouflage attack bank, cart away N25m

It was a huge harvest for robbers dressed in army camouflage at the weekend as they carted away N25 million from the Ughelli branch of Union Bank Plc. The robbers were said to have made away with the cash after blowing off the bank’s fault with dynamite. A staff of the bank confirmed the incident,…

Robbers spray pepper on motorcyclist’s eyes, cart away belongings

Two suspects, Moses Ojelade and Wasiu Lambo, have been arrested by the Ogun State Police Command for allegedly dispossessing an unsuspecting victim of his motorcycle after spraying pepper on his face. The suspected armed robbers, who specialized in snatching motorcycles at gunpoint, were arrested at the weekend on Ofada- Mowe Road. The duo was said…

Mimiko’s security aide gunned down by robbers

Men suspected to be robbers have reportedly shot and killed DSP Idowu Oyewole, the Mobile Police Officer in charge of the convoy of Governor Olusegun Mimiko of Ondo State, in the state capital of Akure. According to reports, Idowu, 45, lost his life when the three-man armed gang stormed the Sango area Akure-Owo Road, where…

4 dead as robbers’ getaway car skids off bridge

Luck ran out for five suspected robbers when their getaway car skidded off Eko Bridge by Iddo area of Lagos state, killing three of the occupants of the car. An innocent bystander was also reported crushed by the vehicle when it lost control. Two other occupants who survived the car crash however escaped with injuries…

Aladja community vigilante arrests suspected armed robber

The Aladja Community Vigilante in Udu Local Government Area of Delta State on Saturday arrested a suspected armed robber, simply identified as Rume, along the Aladja-Isaba road in Aladja community, while the others escaped. DAILY POST gathered that Rume, a member of a four-man gang and an indigene of Emadadja community, had allegedly been taking…

Two teenage robbers nabbed with double-barrel guns in Delta

The Delta State Police Command has arrested two suspected criminals for allegedly being in possession of firearms. The suspects, Godspower Peter, 18 and Voke Samuel, 15, were nabbed on Thursday by officials of the Safer High Way Patrol on Ekakpamre-Jeremi Road in Ughelli South Local Government Area, LGA, of the state. The suspects, who are…

Police gun down four suspected armed robbers after gunfire exchange in Warri

The Anti-Robbery Squad of the Nigeria Police Force, “A” Division in Warri South Local Government Area, Monday, gunned down four suspected armed robbers after serious exchange of gunfire. They were shot around the popular Ekpen, near Okere market roundabout at about 3pm in Warri. One of the suspected armed robbers is one Ovie, who many…

Robbers attack Onazi’s family in Jos, brutalise dad

Dare devil armed robbers on Monday invaded the family house of Super Eagles midfielder, Ogenyi Onazi,  in Jos brutalising the dad before carting away money and valuables. According to a close relation of the player, “The robbers attacked Onazi’s family house in Jos, his father was brutalized and valuable possessions taken away including car and…

Armed Robbers Raid Super Eagle Player’s Home, Beat Up Father & Vows To Return

Super Eagles midfielder, Ogenyi Onazi’s house, was on Monday attacked by four armed robbers.   This was was confirmed by the Eagles media officer, Toyin Ibitoye, who said the hoodlums took “valuable items including a white Toyota Highlander and an undisclosed amount of cash.”   Onazi’s father is also reported to have been assaulted by…

Operation Crocodile Smile: Troops arrest East-West way robbers

This was contained in a statement signed by Colonel Sani Usman, the Acting Director, Army Public Relations, in Abuja on Wednesday The post Operation Crocodile Smile: Troops arrest East-West way robbers appeared first on The Eagle Online – The Nigerian Online Newspaper.

Troops raid militant leader’s house, nab robbers terrorising East-West road [PHOTO]

Troops of 222 Battalion, 4 Brigade Nigerian Army, involved in the field training exercise of Operation CROCODILE SMILE, Wednesday carried out patrols through Edje-Ewu-Opere waterside and Araya communities in Ughelli South and Isoko South Local Government Areas (LGAs) of Delta State. Colonel Sani Usman, Acting Director Army Public Relations, in a statement said following intelligence…

Operation Crocodile Smile: Troops arrest East-West way robbers

Operation Crocodile Smile in the Niger Delta Troops participating in Operation Crocodile Smile have arrested five suspects known to be terrorising East-West road, between Ughelli and and Patani, Delta, during a reconnaisance exercise in the area. This is contained in a statement signed by Col. Sani Usman,Acting Director, Army Public Relations in Abuja on Wednesday….

Operation Crocodile Smile: Troops arrest East-West way robbers

Troops participating in Operation Crocodile Smile have arrested five suspects known to be terrorising East-West road, between Ughelli and and Patani, Delta, during a reconnaisance exercise in the area. This is contained in a statement signed by Col. Sani Usman,Acting Director, Army Public Relations, and made available to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in…

Gunmen attack Lebanese in Lagos

Gunmen suspected to be robbers Wednesday attacked a Labenese man in Lagos, stealing an undisclosed sum of money from him. The armed men numbering about four, were said to have stormed the Adele Road in Apapa on motorcycles, trailing their victim who just left a commercial bank where he withdrew some money. They were said…