4 persons sustain gunshot injuries as armed robbers attack PoS shop in Plateau

Four customers sustained gunshot wounds during a robbery attack at a PoS shop in Panyam District of Mangu Local Government Area of Plateau on Sunday night June 14.   Residents of the area say the robbers stormed the area and began firing in the air to scare people around as they headed straight to the PoS shop belonging to one Mr. Ifeanyi Ide.   “Immediately they entered the shop, we heard gun shots and we concluded that they have killed the PoS operator. After the robbers have left, we got to know…

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Heavily armed men went first to a police headquarters and killed everyone before marching to the bank to rob at kogi State

Armed robbers have killed a Divisional policeman (DPO) and a number of other others, including civilians during a bank robbery in Kogi State. Streetrequest  NEWS gathered that the incident which occurred on Thursday, June 4, 2020, initially Bank, Isanlu in Yagba East government Area of Kogi State, lasted for over two hours. According to a source, Fisayo Soyombo, an investigative journalist, the heavily armed men went first to a police headquarters and killed everyone before marching to the bank to rob it. “For overflow 2 hours today, a minimum of…

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Update: Father of female student who was killed by armed robbers in Ibadan says she was raped

The father of Barakat Bello, the 18-year-old student of the Institute of Agriculture, Research and Training, Ibadan, in Oyo State, who was stabbed to death by the armed robbers who invaded their home on Monday, June 1, has revealed that she was raped before being killed by her attackers.   A Facebook user who initially shared the story online, claimed she was stabbed to death by the robbers because she resisted their attempts to rape her.   However, her father had an interview with Sahara Reporters where he revealed that sadly, the…

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Three armed robbery suspects arrested in Ogun (photo)

The Ogun state police command has arrested three members of an armed robbery syndicate.   A statement from the command says the suspects were arrested on May 24 following a distress call received by the DPO Agbara division that armed robbers have invaded Idanyin community and have been raiding house to house dispossessing their victims of their belongings and inflicting injuries on them.   Upon the distress call, the DPO Agbara division SP Saleh Dahiru quickly led his anti-robbery team to the scene and met the robbers attacking the apartments…

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Two armed robbers killed in gun battle with JTF in Kogi

Two suspected armed robbers were killed near Ajaka, Igalamela-Odolu local government area of Kogi State during a shootout with security operatives of the Joint Task Force (JTF).   The joint taskforce, comprising police, local vigilantes, neighborhood watch and hunters intercepted the robbers at the wee hours of Tuesday, following a tip off by locals.   It was gathered that the robbers opened fire on sighting the security operatives. Two members of the gang were killed in the ensuing gun battle, while six others escaped with bullet wounds.     Assorted…

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Police arrest 150 suspects for armed robbery and cultism

150 suspects have been arrested by the Ogun State Police Command in connection to the robberies, burglaries and cult violence in some parts of the state.   The suspects were arrested after residents of  Owode, Ilepa, Ifo, Arigbajo, Itori, Dalemo, Ijoko Joju, Sango, Ota in Ifo, Agbado-Ijaiye, among other communities in Ifo and Ado-Odo/Ota Local  Government Areas of Ogun state, alerted the police of the attacks.   Ogun state Commissioner of Police, Kenneth Ebrimson linked the attacks to seven rival cult groups. He revealed that the police arrested some of the suspects at…

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Video: BREAKING: Armed South African protesters ask foreigners to leave

Armed protesters are on the streets of Johannesburg, South Africa demanding the immediate departure of foreigners. Sowetan Live, a South African newspaper, the protesters, who carried weapons such as knobkerries, are waiting to be addressed by Mangosuthu Buthelezi, a notable politician and Zulu tribe leader. The protest is coming one week after attacks on foreigners sparked reactions across the continent. Nigeria, Rwanda and Malawi pulled out of the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Cape Town while Zambia cancelled an international friendly match with South Africa over the violence against foreigners.…

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Photos of Inspector Yemisi Florence Makinde killed by armed robbers in Offa, Kwara State

Inspector Makinde Yemisi Florence Grace, daughter of a retired police inspector, James Oyeyemi was among the police officers killed by armed robbers last Thursday in Offa. A day before her death, the slain officer had taken to Facebook to celebrate her late sister’s twins on their birthday. Speaking to newsmen, 72-year-old Mr Oyeyemi said the robbers operated unhindered because of the sophisticated weapons they used. “The police said they do not have the kind of weapons the robbers came with. The police have AK-47 , while the robbers came with…

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