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Foreigner who Sold Over 450 Rifles to Bandits and 4 others Arrested in Zamfara
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Foreigner who Sold Over 450 Rifles to Bandits and 4 others Arrested in Zamfara

Five notorious suspects involved in banditry, kidnapping, cattle rustling, and illegal possession of firearms have been arrested by the police in Zamfara. The suspects were paraded on Friday May 14 at the Police Headquarters in Gusau, the state capital. The state police spokesperson, Shehu Mohammed said the suspects were arrested as a result of the collaboration between the police and the state leadership of the Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN). Four AK-49 rifles, nine magazines, 960 live ammunition, and assorted charms were recovered from the suspects accused of terrorising various communities in Zamfara, Kaduna, Katsina States in the North West, and Niger State in the north-central part of the country. Amo...
Police arrest notorious robbery suspect with pistol in Kaduna
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Police arrest notorious robbery suspect with pistol in Kaduna

Operatives of the Kaduna State Police Command have arrested a notorious suspected armed robber and cultist. Spokesman Mohammed Jalige made the disclosure in a statement on Sunday, May 9. Mr. Jalige said the command acted on credible intelligence received from a good samaritan through the DPO Kabala West on May 8, about 7 am, which led to his arrest. “We were reliably informed that a suspected armed robber responsible for terrorizing and dispossessing unsuspecting commuters of their valuables on Nnamdi Azikwe Expressway, Kaduna, was sighted at an usual spot. “On getting a hint of the situation, the operatives of the command swiftly swung into action, carefully traced the location and succeeded in apprehending the suspect.” He said that the suspect hails from Dekina LGA in...
Notorious Criminal ‘Beleke’ Shot Dead by his Partner in Delta
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Notorious Criminal ‘Beleke’ Shot Dead by his Partner in Delta

A notorious criminal identified as Ugbaudu Williams, a.k.a Beleke, has been shot dead by his partner in crime in Ethiope West Local Government Area of Delta State. Acting spokesperson of the State Police Command, DSP Edafe Bright, who confirmed the incident on Friday in Warri, said the deceased and his accomplice, Desmond, now at large, went on a robbery mission at Ijomi village near Oghara. "On the 5/5/2021 at about 0405hrs, a distress call was received from an indigene of Ijomi village that in his compound at the above village, his dogs started barking signifying the presence of danger within the compound that he came out to inspect what was happening when he saw two armed boys," Edafe stated. "The DPO Oghara division deployed patrol team to the scene, ...
Notorious bandit leader Daudawa who led kidnap of Kankara students killed
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Notorious bandit leader Daudawa who led kidnap of Kankara students killed

Notorious bandit leader, Auwalun Daudawa, who led the kidnap of over 300 students of Government Science Secondary School Kankara, Katsina State, has bee killed. It was gathered that Daudawa had laid down his arms and accepted Governor Bello Matawalle’s peace initiative on February 8. But a few days ago, it was reported that Daudawa had returned to the forest to continue his banditry. Government sources told Channels Television that the bandit has been killed. Commissioner for Security and Home Affairs in Zamfara State, Abubakar Dauran told Channels Television that Daudawa left Gusau day two days ago. He had reportedly told some people that he was going to attend one of his relatives’ wedding. According to the commissioner, the bandit rustled over 100 cows and killed the her...
Young Japanese woman arrested for poisoning her wealthy 77-year-old husband
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Young Japanese woman arrested for poisoning her wealthy 77-year-old husband

A Japanese woman was arrested on Wednesday, April 28, for allegedly killing her millionaire husband. Saki Sudo, 25, was charged for the alleged poisoning of 77-year-old Kosuke Nozaki in 2018, three months into their marriage, according to the Japan Times. Sudo allegedly injected the real estate titan with a poison, according to the article. She reportedly had dinner with Nozaki before his death, and police said she researched the deadly posion found in his system on the internet. Nozaki had became notorious for publishing the 2016 book, "Don Juan of Kishu: The Man Who Gave ¥3 Billion to 4,000 Beautiful Women". His suspicious death had attracted attention for years. Sudo stood to inherit a portion of his assets, the Japan Times said. In a 2018 book, Nozaki wrote that h...
Not All Of Us Are Criminals, Nigerians In Ghana Cry Out
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Not All Of Us Are Criminals, Nigerians In Ghana Cry Out

Over the years, Nigerians have been tagged as lawless, notorious, and fraudulent in Nigeria and other parts of the world because of crime. This bad image has affected the country and law-abiding citizens in the Diaspora. MyNigeria TV engaged some members of the Nigerian community in Ghana, who said they are in the country to make an honest living. They encouraged locals to treat them with respect and be given the needed opportunities to thrive. Ike, a phone seller at Kwame Nkrumah Circle, stated that it is unfair that the 'bad nuts' in their country make Ghanaians see all of them in a bad light. "Normally, I don't feel okay with it, and I don't feel comfortable with it because whatever affects a nation also affects the individual. Whatever is affecting the country, Nigeria is...
9 Notorious Armed Robbers Arrested in Niger state
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9 Notorious Armed Robbers Arrested in Niger state

The Niger State Police Command has arrested nine notorious armed robbers and recovered vehicles, arms and ammunition. Spokesperson of the command, DSP Wasiu Abiodun, who disclosed this in a statement on Tuesday, April 21, said the suspects were arrested at Bida Local Government Area, Farm Centre and Tunga area of Chanchaga LGA of the state. "The Command recorded incidences of robbery attacks in the following areas; Bida on 14/03/2021, Farm Center Minna on 05/04/2021 and Niteco Tunga on 07/04/2021 in which people were robbed of their valuables and about six vehicles carted away," he stated. Upon the receipt of these complaints, the Command swung into action and arrested nine suspects at different locations in Minna, Bida, Abuja, Sokoto State respectively and recovered six assor...
Notorious Cult Leader Arrested for allegedly Killing Rival Cultist in Lagos
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Notorious Cult Leader Arrested for allegedly Killing Rival Cultist in Lagos

Operatives of the Lagos State Police Command have arrested a notorious leader of the Aiye cult group, Segun Ezekiel, for allegedly killing the rival Eiye cult group leader in Bariga area of the state. Spokesperson of the command, CSP Muyiwa Adejobi, who confirmed the arrest of the cult leader in a statement on Saturday, April 3, said the suspect has allegedly been terrorising the entire Bariga area. "The police operatives attached to Bariga Division of the Lagos State Police Command have arrested one Segun Ezekiel, m, 24, leader of Aiye Confraternity in Bariga Area, on 31st March 2021, for firing and killing one Taye Gbalagbala, m, 30, the alleged leader of the Eye Confraternity in Barija, on 28th March 2021," he stated. "The suspect has been alleged to be a notorious cult lea...
Police Arrest Notorious Gunrunners who Supply Firearms to Bandits in Kaduna, Zamfara, Katsina, Niger states
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Police Arrest Notorious Gunrunners who Supply Firearms to Bandits in Kaduna, Zamfara, Katsina, Niger states

The Nigeria Police Force has arrested three notorious suspects who have been supplying firearms to bandits operating in Kaduna, Zamfara, Katsina and Niger states. The suspects were identified as James Dungs and Oga Joseph from Plateau State. The third suspect Justine Oruadem was killed during the operation. The operation was carried out on Friday, March 26, by a combined team of the Federal Intelligence Bureau (FIB), Special Tactical Squad (STS), Tactical Intelligence Unit (TIU) and operatives of Operation Yaki attached to Kaduna State Police Command. It was gathered that the Force Intelligence Bureau got credible information that some armed men connecting Kaduna were heading for Niger and Zamfara states to carry out some deadly attacks. The police trailed the suspects ...
We kidnapped Edo Immigration PPRO and sold her to Fulani herdsmen in Ahor forest – Member of notorious kidnap syndicate
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We kidnapped Edo Immigration PPRO and sold her to Fulani herdsmen in Ahor forest – Member of notorious kidnap syndicate

Innocent Emonyon and his fulani accomplices The Edo State Police Command has arrested one Innocent Emonyon, a member of the notorious kidnap syndicate that abducted the PPRO of Nigerian Immigration Service (NIS) in the state, Mrs Bridget Esene. Two Fulani herdsmen identified as Baguba Usman and Yusuf Ismaila, were also arrested in connection with the abduction of Mrs Esene and other victims. It was gathered that the kidnappers, said to be from the Southern part of Nigeria allegedly kidnapped people in Benin metropolis and sell them to Fulani herders in Ahor forest near Benin. LIB reported that the PPRO was abducted around Iqueniro area off Agbor Road, on Sunday morning, January 24, on her way to church in Benin City. After her release, Esene narrated how she was abducted by...
Court Convicts Nigerien, Five Others Over Fake $570,000
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Court Convicts Nigerien, Five Others Over Fake $570,000

Justice M.S. Shuaibu of the Federal High Court sitting in Kaduna has convicted and sentenced members of a notorious syndicate of fraudsters comprising a Nigerien and five Nigerians. The Nigerien, Magaji Musa (a.k.a Maishayi) and five Nigerians: Salisu Rabiu, (a.k.a Mai Magani); Ibrahim Idris, (a.k.a Dankano); Haruna Abdullahi,(a.k.a Balogun), Haruna Usman (a.k.a Maiturare) and Abubakar Umar (a.k.a Fulani), were handed fourteen years imprisonment following their prosecution by the Kaduna Zonal Office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC. The convicts were prosecuted on four counts of conspiracy, attempt to obtain money by false pretence and possession of counterfeit currencies, contrary to Section 8A, 1A, 8B of the Advance Fee Fraud and Other Fraud Related Offence...
NDLEA Intercepts Cocaine and Heroine Concealed in Earrings and Cream Containers at Different Courier Companies in Lagos
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NDLEA Intercepts Cocaine and Heroine Concealed in Earrings and Cream Containers at Different Courier Companies in Lagos

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency NDLEA has intercepted well-concealed parcels of cocaine, heroin, and other hard drugs that were to be shipped to the United Kingdom, Northern Ireland, Australia, Maldives, and New Zealand. A notorious drug trafficker, Sikiru Owolabi, who owned two of the parcels, has been traced and arrested after days of intelligence gathering and surveillance by NDLEA operatives. NDLEA undercover agents attached to two international courier companies in Lagos made the seizures. A statement by the spokesperson of the agency, Femi Babafemi today March 23, said the suspect was arrested after 1kg of cocaine concealed in cream containers and was to be shipped to Dublin in Northern Ireland was intercepted at one of the courier firms in Lagos. This was ...
Fulani ‘Warlord’, Wakili Charged For Murder, Kidnapping; Remanded In Prison
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Fulani ‘Warlord’, Wakili Charged For Murder, Kidnapping; Remanded In Prison

An Iyaganku Chief Magistrate Court sitting in Ibadan, Oyo State, on Tuesday, ordered that alleged notorious Fulani warlord in Ibarapaland, Abdullahi Wakili, 70, be remanded in a correctional facility. The police charged Wakili alongside his sons Abu, 45; and Samaila, 27; as well as Aliyu Manu, 20; with six counts bordering on conspiracy, murder, kidnapping and armed robbery. The Chief Magistrate, Emmanuel Idowu, who did not take plea of the suspects for want in jurisdiction, remanded them in Abolongo Correctional facility in Oyo State. ‌ Idowu ordered the police to return the case file to the Oyo State Directorate of Public Prosecution. He adjourned the matter untill May 17, for mention.
Police Arrest Suspected Member of Notorious Bandit Syndicate that Kidnapped Katsina Village Head and Killed his Brother
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Police Arrest Suspected Member of Notorious Bandit Syndicate that Kidnapped Katsina Village Head and Killed his Brother

The Katsina State Police Command has arrested a member of notorious bandit and kidnap for ransom syndicate, Lawal Umar alias “Bammi”. Spokesperson of the command, SP Gambo Isah, who disclosed this in a statement on Tuesday, March 9, said the suspect confessed to have participated in the kidnapping of village head of Radda, Charanchi LGA in which they shot and killed Radda's younger brother, Alhaji Aminu Umar. "On 25/02/2021 based on a tip off, the Command succeeded in arresting one Lawal Umar, 'M', alias "Bammi", aged 35years of Tsaskiya Village Safana LGA, a notorious bandit and a member of kidnap for ransom syndicate. In the course of investigation the suspect confessed to have participated in several attacks on villages in Safana, Dutsinma and Charanchi LGA of Katsina State," ...
Our Men Not Transferred To Abuja, Still In Police Custody – OPC
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Our Men Not Transferred To Abuja, Still In Police Custody – OPC

The Oodua Peoples Congress says three of its operatives detained by the Oyo State Police Command are still in the state and not moved to Abuja as reported in some section of the media on Tuesday. OPC Coordinator in Oyo State, Rotimi Olumo, stated this in a telephone interview with The PUNCH on Tuesday. He said, “Our men are still in police custody here at the State Criminal Investigation Department in Iyaganku, Ibadan. I saw them this afternoon after a meeting with the police. They have not been moved anywhere and we are working on their release.” The PUNCH had earlier reported that the OPC, on Sunday, arrested notorious Fulani warlord, Iskilu Wakili, accused of terrorising villages in the Ibarapa area of the state. The OPC later handed over Wakili to the Oyo State Police C...
Police Detain 3 OPC Operatives For Arresting Iskilu Wakili – OPC Leader, Adedeji Oluwole
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Police Detain 3 OPC Operatives For Arresting Iskilu Wakili – OPC Leader, Adedeji Oluwole

The Oodua Peoples Congress, on Sunday, said the men of Nigeria Police Force in the Oyo State detained three OPC operatives for arresting notorious Fulani warlord Iskilu Wakili, who has been accused of sundry crimes in the Ayete area of Ibarapaland in the state. The PUNCH had reported that farmers and residents of Ayete lived in perpetual fear of Wakili who was accused of displacing them from their farms. It was gathered that Wakili, who is said to be the leader of the herdsmen in Ayete worked with dozens of herders who are his disciples. Together with his battalion, they allegedly seized hectares of farmlands at Ayete, raped the women in the rustic town, and kidnapped their rich men for ransom. Speaking in an exclusive interview with The PUNCH on Sunday, Adedeji Oluwole, the O...
Gani Adams Commends OPC, Ibarapa Joint Security Team Over Arrest Of Wakilu
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Gani Adams Commends OPC, Ibarapa Joint Security Team Over Arrest Of Wakilu

Aareonakakanfo of Yorubaland, Iba Gani Abiodun Ige Adams on Sunday applauded the joint efforts of all the security operatives in Ibarapa on the arrest of most dreaded and notorious Kidnap kingpin, Abdullah Wakilu in a joint operation today. The joint team of Ibarapa security operatives, including OPC, Vigilante and other groups had arrested Wakilu and three others after several attempts culminating in a gun battle. Wakilu was nabbed barely seven days after his second-in-command, Isiaka Muhammadu, was arrested alongside four others, by the Oyo state chapter of the Oodua Peoples Congress on the directives of the Aareonakakanfo of Yorubaland, Iba Gani Abiodun Ige Adams. He was arrested around 7am on Sunday, and had been handed over to the Divisional police office, Igbo Ora, Oyo s...
OPC Captures, Arrests Iskilu Wakili And His Fulani Squad
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OPC Captures, Arrests Iskilu Wakili And His Fulani Squad

The notorious herdsman terrorising communities in Ibarapa and Oke-Ogun areas of Oyo State, Iskilu Wakili, has been arrested. The Nation learnt he was arrested on Sunday morning in Igangan in Ibarapa North Local Government. Wakili had been alleged to have masterminded the killings and abductions in the communities. He was arrested by men of the Odua Peoples Congres s(OPC). Kehinde Aderemi, Special Assistant on Media to Aare Ona Kakanfo of Yorubaland, Gani Adams Adams, confirmed his arrest. The pan-Yoruba socio-cultural organisation, Afenifere commended OPC for the development. Its National Publicity Secretary of Afenifere, Yinka Odumakin, in a statement on Sunday, said: “Afenifere gives tremendous commendation to OPC under Iba Gani Adams for the arrest of iskilu Wakili...
Notorious Car Snatcher Nabbed in Nasarawa
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Notorious Car Snatcher Nabbed in Nasarawa

The Nasarawa State Police Command has arrested a notorious car snatcher, Faisal Salihu, at New Nyanya, Karu Local Government Area of the state. Spokesperson of the command, ASP Rahman Nansel, who disclosed this in a statement on Thursday, March 4, said the suspect snatched a Toyota Highlander from the owner at gunpoint. "On 03/03/2021 at about 2300hrs, information was received that one Toyota Highlander, Sky blue in colour with registration number: LSD 225 FD was snatched at gunpoint at Zuba in the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja," the statement says. Upon receipt of the information, the Commissioner of Police, CP Bola Longe directed Police operatives of the Command to be on the lookout for the stolen vehicle and arrest the perpetrator of the act. "In compliance with t...
El Chapo’s Wife, Emma Coronel Aispuro Arrested for Drug Trafficking
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El Chapo’s Wife, Emma Coronel Aispuro Arrested for Drug Trafficking

The wife of notorious Mexican drug trafficker Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman Loera has been on drug trafficking charges. Emma Coronel Aispuro, 31, was taken into custody on Monday, February 22, at Dulles International Airport. She is scheduled to make her appearance in federal court soon in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia via video conference. Aispuro is charged in a one count criminal complaint with a conspiracy to distribute one kilogram or more of heroin, five kilograms or more of cocaine, 1,000 kilograms or more of marijuana, and 500 grams or more of methamphetamines for unlawful importation into the U.S., the Department of Justice said in a news release. She also allegedly helped Guzman Loera escape from a Mexican prison in 2015, the department said. Af...
Two Notorious Criminals Arrested on Their Way to Blow up Oil Pipelines in Edo
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Two Notorious Criminals Arrested on Their Way to Blow up Oil Pipelines in Edo

Men of the Anti-kidnapping and Cybercrime Unit of the Edo State Police Command have arrested two notorious criminals on its most wanted list. The suspects, Samson Ibiweh and Philip Chirer, were arrested along Ofunama Road in Ovia South-West local government area of Edo state while on their way to Ofunama forest to blow up the Petroleum Pipelines to enable them to siphon the products for sale. According to Standard Gazette crime correspondent, Festus Alenkhe, the suspects had Snatched an AK49 military rifle with ammunition from military personnel operating in Nigeria’s Niger Delta region. Alenkhe said that one of the suspects Samson Ibiweh belonged to a gang that earlier kidnapped a prominent Oil worker along Siluko Road in Benin city, EDO State. The operation which took place ...
Looting, Deaths As Lagos’ Notorious Gangs Clash Over Assault On Kingpin’s Lover
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Looting, Deaths As Lagos’ Notorious Gangs Clash Over Assault On Kingpin’s Lover

Two rival gangs from Alakuko area of Lagos and Dalemo, a border town between Lagos and Ogun states, held the neighbourhoods to ransom for days last week, unleashing terror without let or hindrance. From last Friday night to Monday afternoon, the warring hoodlums took charge of the communities, killing one another, vandalising shops along their ‘battle ground’ on Alakuko-Agbado Road and stealing goods. Six persons were reportedly feared dead while others sustained varying degrees of injury before a combined team of police and the military were able to restore normalcy. Amid the chaotic scenario and its attendant losses, no one could pinpoint the immediate cause of the mayhem. Many thought it was another dose of deadly violence which has been on in the area for about three years...
Kano Police Bust Notorious Criminal Syndicate Led by a Female ex-convict
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Kano Police Bust Notorious Criminal Syndicate Led by a Female ex-convict

The Kano State Police Command said it has smashed a notorious criminal syndicate led by a 47-year-old old woman, Hauwa Mustapha, an ex-convict. Spokesperson of the command, DSP Abdullahi Haruna, who disclosed this in a statement on Friday, February 5, said the suspects specializes in car snatching and shop breaking. "On the 19/01/2021 at about 0330hrs, team of Operation Puff Adder led CSP Alabi Lateef while on intelligence-led patrol along Zaria Road Kano arrested one Hauwa Mustapha, ‘f’, 47 years old, of Naibawa Quarters, Kano and one Auwalu Ibrahim, ‘m’, 28 years, of Brigade Quarters Kano, while driving a Motor Vehicle Honda Accord, Ash in colour, moving in a suspicious manner," said Haruna. "Upon search, breaking implements were found concealed inside the vehicle. The s...
6 Reasons Ibarapa Residents Want Iskilu Wakili Evicted
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6 Reasons Ibarapa Residents Want Iskilu Wakili Evicted

Six reasons Ibarapa residents want notorious Fulani chieftain, Iskilu Wakili, evicted Iskilu Wakili is a notorious Fulani warlord in Ayete, a town in the Ibarapa area of Oyo State. Farmers and residents in the area thought the eviction of the Seriki Fulani, Abdulkadri Saliu, from Igangan also in Ibarapaland, was the end to Fulani herdsmen oppression but Wakili only waxed stronger as he mounted no cross-zone on farms with the eviction of Saliu in a bid to send warnings to the people of the town that he cannot be evicted. Here are six reasons Ayete people want Wakili barred; 1- Wakili has been accused of displacing farmers from their farms by forcefully invading their farms with cattle. 2- He has been accused of rape, kidnapping and other crimes in Ayete, Ibarapaland. 3- ...
Police Arrest Female Leader Of Notorious Kidnap Gang, 3 Others In Kano
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Police Arrest Female Leader Of Notorious Kidnap Gang, 3 Others In Kano

Police have arrested 4 member syndicate of suspected kidnappers in Kano after rescuing the victim unhurt. The suspected kidnappers’ group led by a woman, Maryam Mohammed, alias Hajiya aged 23, operated before their arrest in Zamfara and Kano, according to a statement issued by Kano Command Spokesman, DSP Abdullahi Haruna on Wednesday. Others members of the suspected criminal group are Sani Ibrahim, 35, alias, Mailafia, Shamsuddeen Suleiman, 21 years old, both of Butsa Village, Gusau LGA, Zamfara State and Ishaq Khalil, alias Baban Basma, 32 of Rijiyar Lemo Quarters, Fagge LGA of Kano State.
Notorious cult Leader arrested in Asaba
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Notorious cult Leader arrested in Asaba

A leader of the notorious 'Aye' Cult group that has been terrorizing, Asaba residents has been arrested by security operatives in the State. After being on the run for many months after he was declared wanted, The 24 year old Odinma was arrested alongside his gang member. Another gang member, Kenneth (Aka Teddybear) escaped arrest. According to source, Odinma has rapèd, burgled and k!lled innocent citizens and other rival cult groups who confronted them during any of their operations.   View this post on Instagram   A post shared by Mci (@mycelebrityandi)
Police arrest wanted notorious cultist 24 hours after he killed a mechanic in Ogun
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Police arrest wanted notorious cultist 24 hours after he killed a mechanic in Ogun

Ogun State Police Command have arrested a notorious cultist, Babatunde Idris aka Bobo, for killing an auto mechanic.   Recall that the 19-year-old suspect was declared wanted by the police for the murder of Salaudeen Lawal in Igbesa, in Ado-Odo/Ota Local Government Area of the state. See previous report here  Here   Confirming the development in a statement on Tuesday, October 20, spokesman of the command, DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi, said the suspect was traced to his hideout at Surulere in Lagos by detectives led by the Igbesa Divisional Police Officer, SP Abayomi Adeniji. "In compliance with the CP’s directive, the DPO and his detectives embarked on an intelligence and technically-based investigation that led them to Surulere area in Lagos State, where the suspect was ...
I will reveal five most notorious SARS officers – Senator Abaribe
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I will reveal five most notorious SARS officers – Senator Abaribe

Minority Leader of the Senate, Senator Enyinnaya Abaribe has announced that he will be revealing the five ‘most notorious’ officers of the disbanded Special Anti-Robbery Squad of the Nigeria Police.   The Abia senator who said this in response to Senator Biodun Olujimi's motion on the #EndSARS protests and the need for comprehensive police reforms in the country, stated that part of what is going to resolve the issue is for President Buhari to look at the issue and address the nation on them.   He said;   “I support this motion. I think part of what is going to resolve this issue is for the President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria to look at the issue and address the nation on them. “I will also forward to you (the Senate) the names of the five mos...
Notorious Kaduna Kidnapper ‘Guddal’ Arrested & Handcuffed By Police
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Notorious Kaduna Kidnapper ‘Guddal’ Arrested & Handcuffed By Police

The DPO Nariya Police Division, DSP HAMMA went on a joint Patrol with the Kaduna State Vigilance Service KADVS under the leadership of Ag. Commander Joseph Kaura, where a wanted notorious kidnaper, Guddal was apprehended by the KADVS, handcuffed and handed over to the Police Nariya Division for further Investigation.
Notorious Indian Thief and Bollywood Actor Dies at 92
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Notorious Indian Thief and Bollywood Actor Dies at 92

A notorious Indian thief who spent years rampaging across central India’s impoverished badlands before trying his luck as a Bollywood actor and politician has died aged 92. Mohar Singh, once one of the most feared men in the Chambal region accused of hundreds of murders, kidnappings and other crimes, died on Tuesday, a senior police official in Bhind district as reported by AFP. Despite having 315 cases against him, including 89 murders, he cultivated a Robin Hood-like image among the poor, district superintendent of police Nagendra Singh told AFP. In his words: He was an old-school gang leader, targeting mainly businessmen and rich landlords and distributing the loot among the poor to win popularity. After he surrendered to police in 1972 with his gang of 140 bandits, he s...
Notorious Cross Rivers Cultist Leader, Jboy, Murdered By Gang Members Over Disagreement
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Notorious Cross Rivers Cultist Leader, Jboy, Murdered By Gang Members Over Disagreement

A notorious cult leader in Ugep, Cross Rivers State, popularly known as Jboy, has been killed during a clash with his gang members. A resident of the community told SaharaReporters that Jboy and his gang belonged to a certain cult group known as the Vikings and have been terrorising persons living in Ugep for years. The source said a power tussle between the deceased and another member known as Arikpo 007 had left many in the gang dead in recent months. He said, “It’s an internal crisis within the Vikings also known as Baggers. Few months ago, there was power tussle between Jboy and one Arikpo 007, this led to killing of another gang member. “A robbery incident that took the life the CEO of House 27 Hotel in Ugep and many other robberies in the community were all linked...
River State Governor, Wike Announces Arrest Of Bobrisky
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River State Governor, Wike Announces Arrest Of Bobrisky

Governor Nyesom Wike has announced the arrest of Bobrisky in less 24 hours after he placed a N30m bounty on the notorious cultist from Gokana area of the state. The Rivers State Governor confirmed the arrest of Bobrisky by the Nigerian army, while hosting leaders of Rumuolumeni Community at the Government House Port Harcourt on Friday August 9. “The Army has captured Bobrisky of Gokana. I will pay the bounty that I promised to the Nigerian Army. “Anyone who generates insecurity in Rivers State, I am ready to pay any amount to ensure the arrest of that person” he said. Governor Wike also pleaded with community leaders to provide information about criminals in their communities to the State Security council.
You’re A Notorious King In Yoruba Land, Erelu Oodua Blasts Oluwo Of Iwo
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You’re A Notorious King In Yoruba Land, Erelu Oodua Blasts Oluwo Of Iwo

The Irawo Oni Oodua of Yoruba, and traditional title holder of Erelu Oodua, Mabel Tinuade Onaneye, on Thursday, blasted His Royal Majesty, the Oluwo of Iwo land, Oba Abdulrasheed Adewale Akanbi, Telu 1, one of the prominent traditional rulers in Osun State. Erelu accused him of bringing shame and disgrace to the ancient throne of Iwo kingdom and the traditional institution of Yoruba race. In a mail sent from Texas, United States of America, Erelu described Oba Abdulrasheed as shameless and uncultured over his alleged untraditional behaviour on the throne. She wrote: ”It is mind-boggling that most of our respected Yoruba traditional rulers no longer have respect or fear for the authority of the throne they occupy. Our cultural heritage is being threatened with the influence ...
Female Law Student, Others Kidnapped Along Kabba Road In Kogi State
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Female Law Student, Others Kidnapped Along Kabba Road In Kogi State

Notorious kidnappers have apprehended Motunrayo Rafiu, a recent graduate of Olabisi Onabanjo University Ago-Iwoye, Ogun State. She was kidnapped alongside others while on her way to resume at the Abuja campus of the Nigerian Law School. Miss Rafiu left her home in Ogun State on Tuesday morning. It was gathered that she was kidnapped along Kabba road in Kogi State. She was earlier declared missing by her colleagues and friends, who posted her pictures on social media, but the news of her abduction was later confirmed by her mother, Kudirat Rafiu. Mrs Rafiu, who spoke with PremiumTimes on Wednesday, said the abductors made a demand of N5 million. Meanwhile, she did not disclose whether or not there are plans to pay the ransom.   “I was calling her line all through yester...
El Chapo’s Sinaloa Cartel is the Greatest Criminal Drug Threat to the U.S – US Drug Enforcement Agency Reveals
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El Chapo’s Sinaloa Cartel is the Greatest Criminal Drug Threat to the U.S – US Drug Enforcement Agency Reveals

The Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) has disclosed that Mexico's Sinaloa Cartel is the greatest criminal threat to the United States despite its notorious leader Joaquín 'El Chapo' Guzmán serving a life sentence. In its 2019 National Drug Threat Assessment report released on Thursday, the Drug Enforcement Agency found that the criminal syndicate, founded in 1988, 'maintains the most expansive footprint in the United States'. The study found that El Chapo's old cartel is among the Mexican groups that pose 'the greatest criminal drug threat to the United States' and that there are no other organizations in the distance that are 'positioned to challenge them'. 'The Sinaloa Cartel maintains the most expansive footprint in the United States,' the report stated. 'While the Jalisco New ...
EFCC Raids Popular Night Club in Ibadan, Arrests 89 Suspected Yahoo Boys
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EFCC Raids Popular Night Club in Ibadan, Arrests 89 Suspected Yahoo Boys

The Ibadan zonal office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has arrested 89 suspected internet fraudsters at the popular Club 360 located on the Akala Expressway, Oluyole Extension in Ibadan, the Oyo State capital. A statement released by the antigraft agency says the club is notorious for harbouring "yahoo-yahoo boys." “In preparation for the late-night operation, officers of the commission had carried out series of discreet surveillance on the nature of activities going on in the nightclub which, according to intelligence, was notorious for harboring suspected internet fraudsters. The raid also led to the confiscation of scores of vehicles, laptops, sophisticated phones and other items. The suspects are undergoing further interrogation'' the statement r...
Police Kill 2 Notorious Kidnappers After Fierce Gun Duel, Rescue 14-year-old victim in Katsina forest
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Police Kill 2 Notorious Kidnappers After Fierce Gun Duel, Rescue 14-year-old victim in Katsina forest

  Operatives of the Operation Puff Adder of the Katsina State Police Command have killed two notorious kidnappers and rescued a 14-year-old female victim at Danmusa LGA of the state. Spokesperon of the command, SP Isah Gambo, who confirmed the development in a statement on Thursday, said that the victim Lantana Haruna, was kidnapped 18 days ago at Tashar Mai Alewa village, Danmusa LGA. The kidnappers identified as Gambo Balejo and Ali Dan Maishago were shot dead after a fierce battle in their hideout at Jigawar Sawai forest. "Yesterday 09/01/2020 at about 10:00hrs, a joint rescue operation conducted by Operation Puff Adder in collaboration with repentant bandits at Danmusa LGA of Katsina state succeeded in rescuing one Lantana Haruna, f, aged 14yrs of Madawa villag...
Angry Mob Sets Notorious Robber Ablaze in Benue
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Angry Mob Sets Notorious Robber Ablaze in Benue

Angry mob lynched a suspected notorious robber to death in Korinya town of Konshisha Local Government Area of Benue State. Witnesses said the suspect identified as "Natho" who had for a very long time terrorised his rural town met his waterloo on Monday January 6, after allegedly snatching money from a popular business man in the community. It was gathered that the alleged thief and his gang also allegedly forcefully made away with valuables belonging to the business man, and that it was about the fourth time the alleged thieves dispossessed the same victim of valuables. It was further learnt that when the people of the area heard about the incident, they were displeased and decided to mount road blocks on the two exits of the community in order to apprehend the alleged culpri...
Kastina Police Command Rescues Of Six Abducted Girls
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Kastina Police Command Rescues Of Six Abducted Girls

The Katsina State Police Command, on Wednesday , rescued six girls abducted by suspected bandits from the Mata-Mulki village in the Batsari Local Government Area of the state . The girls were working in a farm in the village when the bandits swooped on them around noon . (more…)
Outrage as Kanye West sells ‘rip-off’ $55 ‘Brunchella’ VIP breakfast plate at “free” church service
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Outrage as Kanye West sells ‘rip-off’ $55 ‘Brunchella’ VIP breakfast plate at “free” church service

Local organizers at a church service where Kanye West appeared are coming under harsh criticism online for pathetic food offerings prior to the event, sparking comparisons to the notorious failed Fyre Festival. West performed at the outdoor service on Friday night at Bethany Church in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, drawing a crowd of thousands for the program of Christian preaching and songs from his new album, Jesus Is King. Though the church service was free, local organizers charged $55 for a 'Brunchella' breakfast plate before the service as a church fundraiser, and at least one woman demanded her money back, posting a photo of her sad-looking Styrofoam breakfast plate to Facebook.  A source close to the event says that West was not paid for his performance, and even covered his own t...
APC Is Notorious For Lies, Says Ayade
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APC Is Notorious For Lies, Says Ayade

Governor Ben Ayade of Cross River State had described the All Progressives Congress, APC as a group of persons notorious for lies. He said that the assertions credited to the APC chairman in the state, John Ochala over his return to school to pursue a Master’s degree in law at UNICAL were as laughable and pathetic, adding that”the party in the state is notorious for lies.” Yesterday, Ochala had described Governor Ayade as indolent and idle, who had time to return to school which he should have done when he was a senator or as a private person. Ochala said Ayade is bereft of ideas on how to govern the state which he said had been plagued with many problems and infrastructural decays. Ayade in a statement by his chief media adviser, Mr Christain Ita said it is “funny that a party l...
PH Serial Killer Identified As Gracious David West, Allegedly Confessing
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PH Serial Killer Identified As Gracious David West, Allegedly Confessing

Gracious David West was once a notorious militant and armed robber that was rehabilitated by Omega Power Ministry. He was reportedly re-arrested after going back to his life of crime but later released. The serial killer who was recently arrested in Bori, Rivers State is now reportedly making confessions.
Abba Kyari, Police Capture Notorious Abuja Kidnap Kingpin – Yellow
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Abba Kyari, Police Capture Notorious Abuja Kidnap Kingpin – Yellow

Information reaching the our newsdesk on Thursday  reveals that the Nigerian police force has arrested a notorious Kidnap kingpin, Bello Audu popularly known as ‘Yellow’. Audu is the alleged Mastermind of Kidnappings on Abuja-Kaduna road. He is said to be the most-wanted commander of kidnappers terrorising Abuja-Kaduna-Kano road axis. He was reportedly arrested by the Intelligence Response Team (IRT) of the police led by DCP Abba Kyari. He allegedly confessed to more than 50 kidnappings and killings. Members of his gang are also said to be in custody. On Tuesday, six persons were also reported kidnapped on the road. Abuja-Kaduna road, in recent times, has become known for kidnappings causing many commuters to travel by rail. Watch the video of the criminal below; htt...
Ahmadu Bello University students kidnapped along Abuja-Kaduna road
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Ahmadu Bello University students kidnapped along Abuja-Kaduna road

Three final year students of the Faculty of Law, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria have been kidnapped on Abuja-Kaduna expressway. The students were said to be on their way to school when the vehicle they were traveling in, was attacked by their abductors.   The Abuja-Kaduna road is notorious for being a flash-point of kidnappings.   Recall that the chairman of the Universal Basic Education Commission (UBEC), Abubakar Mahmood, and his daughter were kidnapped on the same road in April.
Governor Wike announces arrest of Bobrisky
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Governor Wike announces arrest of Bobrisky

Governor Nyesom Wike has announced the arrest of Bobrisky in less 24 hours after he placed a N30m bounty on the notorious cultist from Gokana area of the state.   The Rivers State Governor confirmed the arrest of Bobrisky by the Nigerian army, while hosting leaders of Rumuolumeni Community at the Government House Port Harcourt on Friday August 9.   “The Army has captured Bobrisky of Gokana. I will pay the bounty that I promised to the Nigerian Army. “Anyone who generates insecurity in Rivers State, I am ready to pay any amount to ensure the arrest of that person" he said.   Governor Wike also pleaded with community leaders to provide information about criminals in their communities to the State Security council.
Two men arrested for generating fake bank alerts in Anambra
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Two men arrested for generating fake bank alerts in Anambra

The police in Anambra state have arrested two men notorious for defrauding traders in the state using fake bank alerts.   Haruna Mohammed, the state police command spokesperson, in a statement released, said the men, Eko Charles, 25, and Rabiu Idris, 24, both from Gariki, Enugu state, were arrested in August 1st following inteligence report. Haruna says the suspects who specialise in defrauding innocent traders by generating fake bank payment alerts, went to the shop of one Godwin Chukwu of No. 59 Zik Avenue, Awka on July 31st to buy television sets. They fraudulently generated and sent fake SMS alert for the payment of N200,000 to his phone and he released two 43 inch Television sets oblivious of their fraudulent act.   The criminals went to the same shop the ...
Herdsmen attack in Anambra: Obiano to cut short his trip abroad
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Herdsmen attack in Anambra: Obiano to cut short his trip abroad

Suspected herdsmen stormed some hamlets in an area known as Agweopia, Iyiogbu and Iyinkolo camps in Anambra West and started firing guns on the houses while the occupants were still asleep, killing six people and wounding many others in the process. The area had become notorious for herdsmen attack, thus putting pressure on the joint security taskforce set up by the state government to ensure peaceful coexistence between the herdsmen and the farmers. An earlier attack by the herdsmen in the area this year claimed three lives, while crops worth thousands of naira were destroyed. Some of the houses destroyed during the attack were yet to be rebuilt. Those injured during weekend’s attack had been taken to some private hospitals in Otuocha for treatment, while inhabitants of the affec...
INEC’s silence on PDP access to server worrisome, says BMO
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INEC’s silence on PDP access to server worrisome, says BMO

The Buhari Media organization (BMO) has expressed concern over the long silence by Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to claims by the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) to have had access to its backend servers saying the long silence was worrisome and frightening. Chairman and secretary of the group, Niyi Akinsiju and Cassidy Madueke, respectively said in a statement that the claim by the PDP that it had gained illegal access to the servers of INEC through the assistance of some INEC officials was too grave a criminal confession for the electoral Commission to keep mum, as if it had consented to such a notorious allegation of breach. The pro Buhari group said “This is most frightening. That INEC is not alarmed or bothered by such blatant claim by the PDP to have procured...
Suspected Cultist, Four Others Arrested In Lagos
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Suspected Cultist, Four Others Arrested In Lagos

A notorious cultist, Ibrahim Abdullahi, popularly known as Tiny, who operates around the Satellite-Town area of Lagos, has been arrested. He was arrested along with one of his accomplices, Obinna Kelvin Okey, 23, on Friday, March 23, at his hideout in the Ijegun-Egba area of the town during an operation led by the Divisional Police Officer of Satellite-Town Division, CSP Chike Oti. During preliminary interrogation, the suspects confessed to being members of a cult group called the Aro-Bagger a.k.a. Vickings. Subsequently, their arrest led to the arrest of three other cultists: Ismaila Adebayo, 21, Bode Akodo, 21 and Adefesun Abdulwahab, 25. This was confirmed in a statement issued on Sunday by the Lagos Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Bala Elkana. The Commissioner of Po...
Gunmen Kill Policeman, Injure Another In Yenagoa
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Gunmen Kill Policeman, Injure Another In Yenagoa

The spokesman for the State Police Command, Asinim Butswat, confirmed this to Channels Television on Saturday. He explained that the victims were guarding a hotel located on the D.S.P. Alamesiagha road in Yenagoa before they were attacked by the gunmen. “On 15 March 2019, at about 2100hours, unknown gunmen operating in a Toyota Camry car, Reg. number unknown, went to a hotel at Opolo, Yenagoa and without provocation opened fire at the two policemen on duty,” Butswat said. He added, “The policemen fired back at the armed robbers and in the ensuing gun battle, one sergeant was fatally wounded. He was rushed to the Federal Medical Center, Yenagoa, where he was later confirmed dead. The other policeman is responding to treatment.” The account by the police was corroborated by the r...

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