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3 nabbed for armed robbery

3 nabbed for armed robbery

By Ahmed Ajikobi The Kwara State police command has arrested one Kabiru Adekunle and two others simply identified as Kazeem and Tunde for armed robbery in Ilorin penultimate Saturday. The three suspects reportedly robbed one Abdulganiyu Balikis while on transit from her residence at Odota to Oja Oba market within the metropolis. Balikis, a trader […]

Police arrests student for N150, 000 fraud

Police arrests student for N150, 000 fraud

Kwara State police command has arrested a student, Akudi Cludera of Aloyin street, Tanke, Ilorin, for allegedly defrauding  one Susan Frank of the same address to the tune of N150,000 The 25- year-old undergraduate of one of the universities in the state was arrested last Wednesday for the crime. Pilot Crime learnt that the husband of […]

Police arrests 3 for kidnapping in Kwara

Police arrests 3 for kidnapping in Kwara

By Ahmed Ajikobi The Kwara State police command has arrested three suspects for alleged kidnap of one Alhaji Bello of Eleja village, Afon, Asa Local Government Area of the state last Saturday. The suspects Aliyu Abdullahi, Mohammed Ibrahim and Mamaru Ibrahim, were said to have committed the crime in July last year. According to a […]

CP seeks support of stakeholders in crime fighting

CP seeks support of stakeholders in crime fighting

The Kwara State Commisioner of Police, Olusola Amore has called on traditional rulers and communities to key into the community policing policy towards ensuring a crime free state. He made the call during his tour of Kaiama and Baruten Local Government Areas of the state last Monday. The tour was  part of efforts at enlisting support […]

Man rapes, impregnates 16-year-old girl during deliverance

Man rapes, impregnates 16-year-old girl during deliverance

The Nigerian Police Force yesterday arraigned a 37-year-old man, Joe Pelle, before an Ikeja Chief Magistrate Court for allegedly raping a teenager during deliverance session. The accused, a resident of 11, Prince Bayo Street, Igbogbo in Ikorodo area of Lagos State was arraigned for charge bordering on rape. During the proceedings, the prosecutor, Inspector Clifford […]

NSCDC Employment Scam: Culprit’s family to refund money – Kwara Commandant

NSCDC Employment Scam: Culprit’s family to refund money – Kwara Commandant

By Ahmed Ajikobi The family of the suspect involved in the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) employment scam in Kwara State, Kazeem Yusuf are to refund the sum of N300,000 to the victims, National Pilot has learnt. The state Commandant of NSCDC, Pedrol Awili made the disclosure while briefing newsmen in Ilorin on Monday. […]

Police arrest 2 clerics for duping victim N2.5m in Ilorin

Police arrest 2 clerics for duping victim N2.5m in Ilorin

Stories by Ahmed Ajikobi Two Islamic clerics are cooling their feet in police net following their arrest for allegedly duping their client to the tune of N2.5m in Ilorin, Kwara State. The suspects are Abdulganiyu Saad and Jimoh Saad of Alfa Yahaya Street, Oke-Agodi, Ilorin. It was gathered that the suspects, who claimed to have […]

Man caught for motorcycle theft

Man caught for motorcycle theft

The men of the Special Anti- Robbery Squad, Kwara State Police Command last Friday arrested one Wahab Solihu for alleged theft of a motorcycle in Ilorin, Kwara State. The middle aged suspect of Ayetoro Street Isale Koko, Ojagboro was said to have stolen the motorcycle at Adeta area within the metropolis. A police source told […]

Notorious ex-convict, Yinka Are’s son arraigned for gun possession, cultism

Notorious ex-convict, Yinka Are’s son arraigned for gun possession, cultism

BY KAYODE ADEOTI Tunde Zubair, the son of a popular notorious ex-convict in Ilorin, Yinka Are was arraigned before Justice Adeyinka Oyinloye yesterday for unlawfully possession of firearms. Zubair was caught on the 28th July, 2016 in Osi, Ekiti local government, Kwara State along Egbe Federal Highway. He was however arraigned before the court for […]

Police arrests ‘mystical thief’ in Ilorin, recovers bags of foodstuff, others

Police arrests ‘mystical thief’ in Ilorin, recovers bags of foodstuff, others

By Ahmed Ajikobi The Kwara State Police command has arrested one Kafayat Abdulsalam, who reportedly carted away goods, money and other valuables from markets and supermarkets within Ilorin metropolis with supernatural power, National Pilot can report. It was gathered that Abdulsalam, who resides and owns a food stuff shop at Oko-Olowo area used mystical method […]