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Napoli striker Arkadiusz Milik

Napoli’s Arkadiusz Milik robbed at gunpoint after Liverpool win

Napoli’s Polish striker, Arkadiusz Milik, was robbed at gunpoint on his way home after his team’s Champions League win over Liverpool, Italian police said on Thursday.

Police arrest car snatching syndicate in Abuja

The Nigeria Police has arrested a car snatching gang in Abuja after a reported case of a car snatched at gunpoint on February 12, 2018 at Lugbe.

Suspect: I learnt in prison how to become a bigger, better criminal

A suspected armed robber, Fisayo Olatubosun, 26, a tiler, has confessed to detectives attached to the Inspector-General of Police Special Intelligence Response Team, led by a Deputy Commissioner of Police, Abba Kyari, how he became champion of thieves and robbers.

21-year-old to die by hanging for armed robbery in Ekiti

A 21-year-old man, Abdulateef Babatunde, is to die by hanging for robbing two men including a policeman of their motorcycles at gunpoint.
Associated Press report details witness accounts of migrants and refugees from Africa left to die in the Sahara Desert

Algeria abandons 13,000 refugees in the Sahara

Algeria has abandoned more than 13,000 people in the Sahara Desert over the past 14 months, including pregnant women and children, expelling them without food or water and forcing them to walk, sometimes at gunpoint, under a blistering sun. Some never make it out alive.

EKEDC: Retired general pulls gun on electricity officials after house disconnected

A retired army general who allegedly pulled a gun and threatened to shoot some staff of Eko Electricity Distribution Company (EKEDC) would be prosecuted for assault and attempted murder.

Jobless man remanded in prison for armed robbery

For allegedly robbing a pedestrian at gunpoint of her belongings valued at N124,000, a 34-year-old unemployed man was on Thursday remanded in Kirikiri Medium Prison on the orders of an Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court.

Suspected armed robbers stab, throw business woman into river

A gang of suspected armed robbers at the weekend attacked a business woman around Ekrejeta in Burutu Local Government Area of Delta State.

Police arrest 27 suspects, recover arms in Lagos

The Police Command in Lagos State has arrested 27 suspects for various crimes in the state.

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Man docked for allegedly collecting N141,000 under false pretence

A 33-year-old man, Abolaji Abiodun, was on Wednesday arraigned in an Ota Magistrates’ Court in Ogun for allegedly collecting N141,000 under false pretence to supply building materials to one Tunde Emmanuel.