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Ex-SARS operatives killed for fun, traded corpses in morgues –Report

A coalition of civil society groups, Action Group on Free Civic Space, has disclosed that the operatives of the defunct Special Anti-Robbery Squad allegedly killed at will and dumped corpses in morgues in exchange for cash. AGFCS in its 2021 report tagged, ‘#EndSARS: Police brutality, protests and shrinking civic space in Nigeria’ accused the ex-SARS...

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Pupil battles kidney problem, seeks help for surgery

A Senior Secondary School 3 pupil, Idowu Adediran, says his life is on the line after he was diagnosed with a kidney problem which has also put his education in distress. The 19-year-old native of Ibillo, Akoko-Edo, Edo State, lamented that pains caused by the ailment had lingered as his family could not pick up...

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Lagos carpenter flees after allegedly defiling customer’s daughter

A carpenter on Shittu Bashiru Street, Isheri Oshun area of Lagos is on the run after he was accused of defiling an 11-year-old girl. The suspect, simply named as Wasiu, reportedly molested the girl on Thursday, February 25, while he was fixing a kitchen cabinet at the minor parents’ house in the community. Our correspondent...

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Three nabbed for robbing UK returnee, neighbour of valuables worth N14m

Three suspected members of a robbery gang operating in Ayobo, Ishefu, Baruwa and Gowon Estate areas of Lagos State, have been nabbed for allegedly dispossessing a United Kingdom returnee and his neighbour of cash and other valuables estimated at N14m. The UK returnee identified simply as Tobi and his next door neighbour, Okeowo, were reportedly...

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Imo accident victim stranded in hospital over N400,000 bill

An official of the Imo State Civil Guard, Chibuike Odunze, is overstaying his admission at the Federal Medical Centre, Owerri, Imo State as he is unable to pay a hospital bill of N403,565. City Round learnt that Odunze had been discharged since January but could not go home due to a bill he owed. He...

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We took to kidnapping for it’s easy way to make money –Suspected bandits

Two suspected bandits, Abdullahi Danshoho and Illiyasu Salleh, have owned up to their roles in the kidnapping of two patients and a nurse at a hospital in Nasarawa State. The suspects and their gang members at large reportedly invaded Kunwarke Clinic and Maternity in Lafia, Nasarawa State, sometime in November 2020 and abducted two patients...

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How we formed gang during #EndSARS, robbed, killed two PoS operators –Suspects

Seven members of a gang that allegedly specialises in robbery and kidnapping in Abia State are cooling off their heels in the custody of the Inspector-General of Police Intelligence Response Team. The suspects, Basil Macdonald, Emeka Uche, Godwin Rafael, Uzoma Samuel, Sunday Chibuike, Godwin Kalu and Abraham Thompson, were apprehended in their various hideouts in […] Read Full Story

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We stole cars at gunpoint, forge Customs’ papers for buyers –Carjacking gang

Afeez Hanafi A suspected robber, Kudus Yunus, has been arrested by the police for allegedly carjacking about seven vehicles in different parts of Lagos State. He was apprehended alongside two car dealers, Abdulbasit Mohammed and Tony Nwadia; a suspected smuggler, Kazeem Aluko, a Customs agent, Joseph Oyeniyi and two alleged gunrunners, Chigozie Odinaka and Ahmed […] Read Full Story