LAGOS SCHOOL KIDNAP DAY 36: Parents, others contribute N285,000 towards ransom balance

Apparently disturbed by the delay in the release of the six abducted students of Lagos Model College, Igbonla, Epe, some parents have contributed their widow’s mite to shore-up the ransom of N10 million already paid. At press time yesterday, Vanguard gathered that only N285,000 had so far been contributed. It was gathered that the parents contributed a minimum of N2,000, Continue Reading

Gunmen shoot EFCC official investigating judges

An official of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Austin Okwor, has been hospitalised after sustaining gunshot wounds, the EFCC has said. The EFCC said in a statement by its spokesman, Mr. Wilson Uwujaren, that Okwor was one of the operatives investigating some sensitive cases including a case pertaining to alleged corrupt judicial officials. Continue Reading

Kidnap kingpin, Evans, sues police, demands release or arraignment

 Suspected billionaire kidnapper, Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike, a.k.a. Evans, on Wednesday filed a fundamental rights enforcement action before the Lagos Federal High Court in Lagos, urging the court to order the police to charge him to court or release him immediately. Continue Reading

Kidnapper Evans: How I Beat Security Operatives, Why I Don’t Snap Pictures

Kidnapper Evans: How I Beat Security Operatives, Why I Don't Snap Pictures.   When Saturday Vanguard inquired from Evans on how he was able to evade arrest during his reign, he said he knew the dangers associated with kidnapping. Evans revealed that he maintained multiple identities, adding that he ensured there were no pictures of him in circulation. Continue Reading

12-yr-old boy kills landlady as condition for cult initiation

ASABA—A 12-year-old boy, who allegedly robbed and killed his landlady at Abraka, Ethiope East Local Government Area, Delta State, yesterday, was among those paraded for various offences by the state Police Command, yesterday. The state Commissioner of Police, Mr. Zanna Mohammed, who briefed reporters on the arrest of over 60 kidnappers, robbers, murderers, cultists and Continue Reading

Rape victim slashes attacker’s manhood with razor

A rape victim in Katsina State has slashed the manhood of her attacker with a razor while attempting to free herself. The alleged rapist, 30-year-old Bishir Yau of Yargase village in the Kankara Local Government Area of the state, was arraigned before a Katsina Senior Magistrate’s Court on a rape charge. The offence was said to be contrary to Section 283 of the Penal Continue Reading

Evans’ House In Ghana Recovered; Sent N20m To His Wife In Ghana 4 Days To Arrest

After carrying out another thorough search in his mansion at Magodo phase 2, Lagos, Documents discovered inside the house also showed that just four days before his arrest, he sent N20 million to his wife in Ghana through a Bureau de Change which was delivered to her in Ghanaian currency, Cedi. Read Also: Evans the Notorious Kidnapper Used N5.8m Phones, 162 Sim Cards To Continue Reading

Evans the Notorious Kidnapper Used N5.8m Phones, 162 Sim Cards To Evade Arrest

  Evans the Notorious Kidnapper Used N5.8m Phones, 162 Sim Cards To Evade Arrest. Billionaire kidnapper, Chukwudi Dumeme Onuamadike aka Evans, did not only go for rich victims, he also lived and operated in a class of his own. He was able to dodge the police dragnet for many years because he had the penchant for using luxury phones. A police source told New Telegraph Continue Reading