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9- yr-old escapes kidnapping

9- yr-old escapes kidnapping

By Daniel Ayantoye But for providence a 9 -year- old boy, Dare Kolade would have disappeared without a trace following a kidnap attempt on him, last Tuesday. The boy was abducted by four men suspected to be kidnappers at Checking Point, Airport road Ilorin, Kwara State. Narrating his traumatic experience to National Pilot, Kolade said […]

Speed Limit: Commercial drivers attack FRSC officers

Speed Limit: Commercial drivers attack FRSC officers

Stories by Ahmed Ajikobi There was pandemonium last Wednesday when members of the National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW) stormed the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) office along Airport road, Ilorin, Kwara State. Pilot Crime gathered that the NURTW members who were in their numbers hurled stones and sticks at the FRSC officers during […]

Police arrest 3 for stealing goats in Ilorin ….. recovers 22 goats, 2 cars

Police arrest 3 for stealing goats in Ilorin ….. recovers 22 goats, 2 cars

The men of Kwara State police command have arrested three goat thieves, Tunde Abdulkareem, Desmond Apuri and Emmanuel Alfred in Ilorin. The arrest came on the heels of complaints lodged to the police by members of Gaa-Odota community penultimate Saturday, Pilot Crime learnt. It was gathered that scores of goats had disappeared without trace from […]

Police alert on bank internet fraud

Police alert on bank internet fraud

The Kwara State Police Command has raised the alarm on the new ‘modus operandi’ employed by Internet fraudsters to swindle unsuspecting members of the public through their bank accounts. The force said intelligence report at its disposal showed that the men of the underworld had developed new software cloaked as email services from bank to […]

Man remanded in prison for allegedly duping Ilorin contractor N22m

Man remanded in prison for allegedly duping Ilorin contractor N22m

One Oladapo Oladejo of Arolu Agoro community in Ibadan has been remanded in the federal prison yesterday for allegedly duping a block supplier, Ayokunle Johnson of Rehoboth block industry at Alagbede Eyekorin in Ilorin the sum of N22m. The suspect, aged 52, was charged to court for obtaining money by false pretence contrary to section […]

Terrorism, Kidnapping, threat to national peace – Kwara PPRO

Terrorism, Kidnapping, threat to national peace – Kwara PPRO

BY DEBORAH OYEWO Nigerians have been enjoined to shun sectional, political, ethnic, religious and selfish interests, “as this is what can lay terrorism and kidnapping to rest in the country.” This was made known by the Police Public Relations Officer, Kwara Command, DSP Ajayi Okasanmi during a Conference on Security and Public Safety Awareness, Sanitation […]

26 persons rescued from ‘strange mental home’

26 persons rescued from ‘strange mental home’

The Osun Police Command said it has rescued 26 persons from what it described as ‘strange mental home’ in Iwo area of the state. The Commissioner of Police, Olafimihan Adeoye, made the disclosure while briefing journalists on Sunday in Osogbo. He said the victims were dehumanised under the guise of receiving treatment for mental illness, […]

Theft: 18-yr-old security guard remanded in prison

Theft: 18-yr-old security guard remanded in prison

Eighteen-years-old Moses Amos was on Monday remanded in prison by an Ilorin magistrate court for allegedly being in possession of properties suspected to have been stolen. He was however charged to court for contravening section 319a of Penal Code Law. The Police First Information Report (FIR) revealed that the suspect was arrested on the 17th February around […]

How we rob ATM users – Robbery suspect

How we rob ATM users – Robbery suspect

A 25-year- old armed robbery suspect, Gbenga Babatunde, notorious for robbing Automated Teller Machine users has been   arrested by operatives of the Rapid Response Squad of the Lagos State Police Command. He told the security operatives how his gang robbed about 35 Automated Teller Machine users in Alaba Rago Market, Ojo area of Lagos, the police […]

Suspected Nigerian drug dealer arrested in South Africa

Suspected Nigerian drug dealer arrested in South Africa

Members of the EMPD Drug Enforcement Unit have arrested a 29-year-old suspected Nigerian drug supplier in Germiston, South Africa. Officers swooped on the house, owned by the Nigerian national, in Bailleul Road, Delville, at 10am on Thursday, and seized narcotics valued at approximately R1.2-million. The EMPD Drug Enforcement Unit  acted upon information received several weeks ago […]