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Five-Man Gang Rob MTN Outlet In Calabar

A five-man robbery gang on Monday raided an MTN outlet, off Marian Road in Calabar, Cross River State. The armed robbers, who shot sporadically into the air for almost 30 minutes to scare off security agents, succeeded in dispossessing customers …

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GRAPHIC PHOTOS | Police Kill Four Armed Robbers In #Warri

At least four armed robbery suspects were killed during a shoot-out with operatives of the Nigerian Police at the Okere-Ajamimogha axis in Warri, Delta state yesterday September 26th. According to residents in the area, the suspected robbers who had earlier …

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Robbers Attack Passengers In Lagos-Ibadan Expressway Gridlock

Robbers have cashed in on the  unending gridlock on the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway with many motorists and passengers being dispossessed of their valuables. Motorists, who spoke with PUNCH Metro, said gunmen attacked them as the gridlock intensified due to the rehabilitation of …

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Fred Amata Attacked By Robbers At Gunpoint

At 2.00am on Saturday morning, Fred Amata, was robbed at gun point. The hard working President of the Directors Guild of Nigeria(DGN) was at the time driving his car; a Metallic Grey Lexus 470 SUV with license plates AGL 414 CU. The …

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NFF Head Of Protocol, Ibrahim Abubakar Shot Dead

Ibrahim Abubakar, head of protocol, Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), was on Wednesday shot dead by some suspected armed robbers at his Abuja residence. Confirming the sad news via its twitter handle, @thenff, the NFF said the Kaduna-born football administrator is being …

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Policeman Killed In Shootout With Bank Robbers

One policeman has lost his life in a shootout with armed robbers who invaded a community bank in the Adavi Local Government Area of Kogi State. Sergeant Patrick Sunday was killed alongside two of the armed robbers; Yakubu and another …

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Since When Did Fulani Herdsmen Become Armed Robbers?

When armed robbery was mentioned in Nigeria, the Fulani tribe was never mentioned. This was because they had an established source of livelihood which was cattle rearing and they were pretty much contented with it. Fast forward to today, and …

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Gunmen Kill Lagos Businessman, Anyiam-Osigwe

Suspected armed robbers have killed a Lagos-based businessman, Mr. Michael Anyiam-Osigwe. The late Michael was until his death, the Co-ordinator General of the Osigwe Anyiam-Osigwe Foundation and a member of its Board of Trustees. His father, Emmanuel Anyiam-Osigwe, was reputed …

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Bomb Discovered At FBN, Osogbo [SEE PHOTO OF BOMB]

This bomb was discovered at the First bank of Nigeria, Osogbo in Osun State yesterday. Security operatives attached to the bank discovered an explosive object suspected to be bomb inside banking hall of the First Bank branch located at Station …

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Sightings: Killed in the Line of Duty

This photo was taken during one of the series of raids by armed robbers in Lagos. Here, you can see the corpses of two of the policemen killed during the attacks, in a police van. These men, no matter how …

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