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Ex-convict breaks into LASG fire service, steals valve

An ex-convict, Yakub Yusuf, has been arrested for breaking into the premises of the Lagos State Fire Service to steal the valve cover of old fire trucks under repairs in the state. The state Police Public Relations Officer, SP Benjamin Hundeyin, in a statement on Thursday, said Yusuf was arrested …

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Ex-convict rapes 12-year-old Ogun pupil to death

An ex-convict, Mercy Orija, has reportedly raped a 12-year-old pupil, Janet Fakeye, to death in Abeokuta, Ogun State. The suspect reportedly went into hiding shortly after he committed the offence at Fehintoluwa Community Development Association in Idiya, Abeokuta-North Local Government Area of the state. Our correspondent gathered that Orija, who …

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NDLEA arrests ex-convict, others for peddling drugs

The National Drugs Law Enforcement Agency has confirmed the arrest of an ex-convict, Onyeka Madukolu, at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Ikeja, Lagos, for importing 5.90 kilograms of cocaine concealed in cans of deodorants and ladies’ lip gloss into Nigeria. The agency’s spokesperson, Femi Babafemi, in a statement on Sunday, …

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Ex-convict arrested with illicit drugs in Lagos, 2 years after he was released from Ethiopian prison

Men of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) have arrested an 44-year-old ex-convict, Onyeka Charles Madukolu, for allegedly importing 5.90 kilograms of [email protected] concealed in cans of deodorants and ladies lip gloss into the country. Madukolu was arrested at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos, on Friday, September 16, …

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Ex-convict nabbed for drug trafficking, risks another jail

Officials of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency said they had arrested an ex-convict, Onyeka Charles Madukolu, at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Ikeja, Lagos, for importing 5.90 kilogrammes of cocaine concealed in cans of deodorants and ladies’ lip gloss into Nigeria. The suspect had earlier been sentenced to seven …

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Ex-convict arrested for stealing generators in Lagos

Officials of the Rapid Response Squad have arrested an ex-convict, Yekini Opeyemi, 35, for stealing two generators around the Odo-Iya Alaro, Ojota area of Lagos State. Opeyemi, who was reportedly working as a guard at Ojota New Garage, was nabbed while trying to load two generator sets into a Volkswagen …

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Ex-convict arrested for traffic robbery in Lagos

The officials of the Rapid Response Squad have arrested an ex-convict, Emmanuel Sunday, 32, for traffic robbery around the Ketu area of Lagos State. Sunday was nabbed around Ojota underbridge while trying to dispossess a motorist of his mobile phone. He had been arrested a few months ago by the …

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Ex-convict arraigned over N24m fraud in Lagos

An oil and gas marketer, Emmanuel Morah, has been arraigned before a Federal High Court in Lagos State, over alleged fraud and issuance of dud cheques. The defendant was said to be among the convicts recently granted amnesty by the federal government on health grounds, but was yet to be …

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Osun ex-convict loots shops, steals goods worth N34m

Osun State Police Command has arrested an ex-convict, Akintunde Olaniyi, who had allegedly broken into 9 shops stealing electrical materials, mobile phones and other items worth over N34million. A statement by the Command’s spokesperson, Yemisi Opalola, obtained in Osogbo on Sunday, said before he was caught, the suspect had broken …

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Police kill ex-convict, accomplice caught robbing on CCTV

Men of the Lagos State Police Command have gunned down two robbery suspects allegedly terrorising residents of Apapa, Ajegunle, and their environs. Our correspondent gathered that on August 4, the hoodlums invaded a community and dispossessed some residents. A closed circuit television clip of the operation posted on Twitter by …

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