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RRS nabs suspected taxi hijacker 

RRS nabs suspected taxi hijacker 

The operatives of Rapid Response Squad posted to Oshodi, Friday morning foiled an uber taxi  hijack by three armed robbers with the arrest of one suspect. The suspect, Emmanuel John Ugbomah, 37, from Ndukwa, Delta State, was arrested 12:30 am while trying to escape after a botched attempt to hijack an uber taxi, a black Toyota Corrolla, 2009 model […]

Police arrests 3 vigilantes for armed robbery

Police arrests 3 vigilantes for armed robbery

Stories by Ahmed Ajikobi The men of Kwara State police command have arrested three vigilantes for alleged armed robbery in Ilorin. The suspects, Bode George, Mathew Uzoma and Majasurawa, were said to have been engaged by members of Baba-Ode community, Asa Dam road, Ilorin as night guards. They reportedly robbed a resident of the area […]

Driver nabbed for reckless driving, manslaughter

Driver nabbed for reckless driving, manslaughter

A driver simply identified as Garba has been arrested by the men of Kwara State police command for causing death of a girl through alleged dangerous driving The driver of the 18 seater bus with registration number BSA 537 XA was alleged to have drove recklessly along GSS-Maraba area, leading to a ghastly accident which […]

Armed robbers attack church, cart away gun, laptops, mobile phones

Armed robbers attack church, cart away gun, laptops, mobile phones

By Ahmed Ajikobi The headquarters of the New Testament Christian Mission International, Salvation Road, Ilorin the state capital was around 2:15am on Sunday, attacked by unidentified armed robbers. According to an eye witness, the men of the underworld scaled the fence and tied the guards on duty with ropes before heading to the main building […]

Cultism: 14-yr-old, others remanded for allegedly shooting cousin in Ilorin

Cultism: 14-yr-old, others remanded for allegedly shooting cousin in Ilorin

By Kayode Adeoti The Magistrate Court sitting in Ilorin, the Kwara State capital, yesterday ordered the remand of 14-year-old, Qudus Zakariyau and three others for allegedly shooting one Mumini Ahmed. According to police investigation, Zakariyau and his cohorts; Ibrahim Usman, Oyewole Michael and Shehu Alaya are members of Eiye confraternity who played active roles in […]

Police arrest middle-aged man for kidnap attempt on GDSS Adewole student

Police arrest middle-aged man for kidnap attempt on GDSS Adewole student

By Ahmed Ajikobi The Kwara State Police Command yesterday arrested a middle-aged man, Ezekiel Amao, for attempting to kidnap a Junior Secondary School 2 student of the Government Day Secondary School, Adewole in Ilorin. It was gathered that the victim, identified as Aminat Mustapha and a resident of Ogidi, Ilorin West Local Government Area of […]

Angry mob demolishes alleged ritualists’ den in Ilorin

Angry mob demolishes alleged ritualists’ den in Ilorin

By Ahmed Ajikobi There was bedlam yesterday as angry residents of Kokorokan Street, Abata Suban in Ita Kudimo, Ilorin West Local Government Area of Kwara State pulled down an alleged ritualists’ den in the area. Also, a suspected ritualist simply identified as Wasiu Iseoluwa was caught in the act with human parts and lifeless baby […]

3 Fulani herdsmen arrested for robbery in Ilorin

3 Fulani herdsmen arrested for robbery in Ilorin

Stories by Ahmed Ajikobi Men of the Kwara State police command penultimate Wednesday, arrested three Fulani herdsmen for alleged armed robbery in Ilorin, the state capital. The three suspected are Sanni Ibraheem, Aminu Hassan and Usman Umar. The suspects had carried out their operation in Oke-Ose area, dispossessing two people, Saheed Adio and Barakat Abdulrasaq […]

3 property agents nabbed for N600,000 fraud

3 property agents nabbed for N600,000 fraud

Three Ilorin based property agents are cooling their feet in police net following their arrest on Friday, for allegedly defrauding one Kudirat Folashade of the sum of N600,000. The three suspects namely Jimoh Usman, Wahab Ramat and Musa Alaro had allegedly dubiously obtained the sum from Folashade. The money, it was gathered, was reportedly collected […]

2 pick pockets mobbed, arrested

2 pick pockets mobbed, arrested

Two people suspected to be pick pockets escaped death by the whiskers penultimate Friday, as they were beaten by angry mob at GRA in Ilorin, Kwara State, following a failed attempt to rob a politician simply identified as Muhammed. It was learnt that the suspects Ismaila Adisa and Raimi Kareem both of Ita-Adu and Kankatu […]