Armed Robbery In Nigeria
As long as there is endless traffic in Lagos state, there is always a risk of passengers getting robbed, injured or worse, killed. Traffic robbery increases by the day but people can only be warned to be careful and watchful.
Rivers state police command has declared a state of emergency on the East-West road over incessant killings, kidnapping and the robbery of commuters who ply the Choba and Mbiama stretch of the road in the state.
A female-led robbery gang who robbed a driver has been nabbed by the police. These suspected robbers stole a car, a sum of N20,000 and the driver's two phones. The female car thief is being interrogated by the police.
Some gunmen suspected to be armed robbers have reportedly attacked a branch of a new generation bank located in Oke Ejigbo, Ila Orangun in Osun state. The bank raid reportedly occurred around 5pm on Thursday, January 24.
On January 1, 2019, a family lost a wife and mother after armed robbers took her life. The young daughter of the victim has taken to social media to recount how it happened as she reveals New Year can never be the same for her.
After thanking God for making her see the New Year, a woman was reportedly shot dead by armed robbers on Tuesday, January 1. This unfortunate incident took place after she returned home from crossover service in church.