My twin brother forced me into crime- Robbery suspect tells police

A 29-year-old armed robbery suspect, Taiwo Ojomo, who was arrested alongside three others by operatives of Intelligence Response Team (IRT), led by DCP Abba Kyari, has recounted how his twin brother, Kehinde Ojomo, introduced him into crime. The siblings who are children of a retired soldier operated a gang that operated within and outside Lagos.… Continue reading My twin brother forced me into crime- Robbery suspect tells police

Three inmates who escaped from Edo prison rearrested for robbery

Some of the suspects paraded on Friday Operatives of the Edo State Police Command have rearrested three of the inmates who escaped from two correctional centres following an attack by hoodlums during the ENDSARS protests, for armed robbery. The suspects, Osamuyi Omoregbe, Raymond Aimua and Omon Ayo, were among 34 suspects police paraded at the command… Continue reading Three inmates who escaped from Edo prison rearrested for robbery

Our leader coordinated operations from prison – Former soldiers and others arrested for Ebonyi bullion van robbery attack confess

Two dismissed soldiers and others arrested in connection to the attack on a bullion van which left 4 policemen dead in Ebonyi state, have narrated how their operation was cordinated by one Clement Abanara aka Millions from Ikoyi prison in Lagos, where he is remanded. The two dismissed soldiers have been identified as Ayeni Samuel and Emeka Ariston,… Continue reading Our leader coordinated operations from prison – Former soldiers and others arrested for Ebonyi bullion van robbery attack confess

Police arrest ex-Minister’s son over alleged robbery at Bureau De Change

The police has reportedly arrested the son of an ex-minister over an alleged robbery attempt at an Abuja Bureau De Change. The suspect whose father is a former Minister from Benue State, is in detention pending the conclusion of investigation over last week’s attack on the BDC. He was accused of carrying out the operation in one… Continue reading Police arrest ex-Minister’s son over alleged robbery at Bureau De Change

Our leader coordinated operations from prison – Ex-soldiers, others arrested for robbery

Robbery suspects arrested in connection with the attack on a bullion van and killing of four policemen in Ebonyi State in July have explained how their gang leader, one Clement Abanara aka Millions, planned their operations from Ikoyi prison, Lagos, where he is remanded. The suspects are two dismissed soldiers, Ayeni Samuel and Emeka Ariston,… Continue reading Our leader coordinated operations from prison – Ex-soldiers, others arrested for robbery

Police declare suspected Ekiti bank robbery mastermind wanted

The Ekiti State Police Command has declared Omtoyinbo Samuel, pictured above, wanted for allegedly masterminding the bank robbery incident in Iyin-Ekiti, Irepodun/Ifelodun Local Government Area of the state last week. A 10-man robbery gang last Friday, October 2, stormed a bank in the community, blew open the security doors with explosives and carted away several millions of… Continue reading Police declare suspected Ekiti bank robbery mastermind wanted

Three suspects arrested for armed robbery, fraud, car theft in Niger State

The Niger State Police Command on Friday, September 18, paraded three suspects arrested over alleged armed robbery, fraud and theft. Spokesman for the Command, ASP Wasiu Abiodun, who confirmed the arrest, said that on September 8, at about 10 pm, acting on information, Police operatives attached to ‘B’ division Bida arrested one Yahaya Ibrahim aged 20yrs ‘m’… Continue reading Three suspects arrested for armed robbery, fraud, car theft in Niger State

Soldier sentenced to 55 years in prison for robbing and killing WHO staff in Zamfara

A soldier identified as Lance Corporal Babangida Ibrahim, has been sentenced to 55 years in prison after being found guilty of robbing and killing one Bello Abdullahi Aliyu in Gidan Darib, Anka Local Government Area of Zamfara State on August 11, 2014.  He reportedly broke into Mr Bello’s house where he stole a Gionee E3 and a Nokia handset.… Continue reading Soldier sentenced to 55 years in prison for robbing and killing WHO staff in Zamfara

Four men arrested for robbery in Lagos

Four suspected armed robbers have been arrested in Lagos for allegedly invading Mayfair Garden, Awoyaya in Ibeju Lekki. Rasheed Odetola, 25, John Zion, 23, Damilare Salami, 20, and Adeboye Dayo, 25, were arrested by men of the  Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) over the weekend with a locally-made pistol, four unexpended cartridges and a stolen phone. The… Continue reading Four men arrested for robbery in Lagos

Herbalist and four others arrested for alleged robbery in Ogun (photo)

The police in Ogun state have arrested a herbalist and four others for allegedly carrying out robbery attacks in Osiele and its environs in the Odeda Local Government Area of Ogun State. A statement from the public relations officer of the state police command, Abimbola Oyeyemi, gave the names of the suspects as Dayo Ajala, 39; Ismaila… Continue reading Herbalist and four others arrested for alleged robbery in Ogun (photo)