What is a city without crime? Lagos has its fair share from killing people to fondling breasts. This is crime in the city this week.
ICYMI: I’ve killed over 100 people – Ade Lawyer, suspected assassin confesses
From where he sat on the floor, rolling his eyes from one side to the other, no one could easily guess how many lives 39-year-old Adeola Williams, popularly known as Ade Lawyer, could have taken in the past 10 to 20 years until he opened his mouth to confess.
Many of those present during his confession couple of days ago were therefore taken aback when he revealed that he had killed over 100 persons, as he noted that assassinating people was his source of livelihood for over 10 years. “But now I’m born again,” he added. Read more
I regret lying against Prince Kazeem Eletu-Odibo, other top personalities – Ade Lawyer
In a new interview which graced the covers of many Nigerian newspapers on Saturday, March 17, alleged serial killer, Adeola Williams, otherwise known as Ade Lawyer admitted to lying against Prince Kazeem Eletu-Odibo and other top personalities. According to Ade Lawyer who now claims to be a born again Christian, he also lied earlier that he worked for Prince Kazeem Eletu during the fight between him and Oba Elegushi. Read more
How I was kidnapped, chained by Evans for 88 days, abduction victim Dunu tells court
Chief Donatus Dunu, one of the victims of alleged billionaire kidnapper, Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike alias Evans, yesterday narrated to an Ikeja Special Offences Court how he was kidnapped and how he escaped from his abductors. He made the disclosure while he was being led in evidence before Justice Hakeem Oshodi by the Director Public Prosecution (DPP), Ms Titi Shitta-Bey.
Dunu told the court that he spent 88 days in the kidnappers’ den situated in Igando part of Lagos before he escaped. He said: “I closed from work around 7.30 pm when an SUV double-crossed me in Ilupeju and a man came down from the car and pointed a long gun at me. Read more
Video of Evans confessing to kidnapping shown in court
Two Compact Discs (CDs) showing video recordings of suspected billionaire kidnapper, Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike (aka Evans)’s confessions were played yesterday at an Ikeja Special Offences Court. The video recordings beamed on the wall of the court room before Justice Oluwatoyin Taiwo showed Evans confessing to kidnapping and armed robberies within and outside Lagos State. The clips from the video were played while the Director of Public Prosecution (DPP), Titi Shitta-Bey, was leading a witness, Inspector Idowu Haruna, in evidence in-chief. Read more
Kidnappings: Court dismisses Evans’ application to quash charges
Adedayo Akintoye, a judge at an Igbosere High Court, Lagos, on Thursday dismissed the application by the suspected kidnap kingpin, Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike a.k.a Evans, seeking to quash charges slammed on him, saying they are not defective and not an abuse of court processes.
Evans had asked the court to quash the two separate charges filed against him by the Lagos State Government. The Lagos State Government had brought a fresh five-count charge bordering on conspiracy to kidnap, kidnapping and attempted murder against Evans and three others. Read more
Navy uncovers apartments used to store petrol in Lagos
The Nigerian Navy Ship ,NNS Beecroft of the Western Naval Command, Apapa, Lagos, has uncovered residential apartments in Idumagbo, a rivirine community at Atlas Cove, converted to petroleum products storage facilities. Recovered, were over 2500 jerry cans loaded with petroleum products. This came as the command also uncovered a route on the waterways in Badagry area of the state, used by criminals to smuggle substances suspected to be cannabis and other drugs, to other west Africa countries. Read more
Man in Court for allegedly fondling girl’s breast
A 52-year-old man, Ajidare Oluwadare was on Thursday, arraigned in an Ikorodu Chief Magistrate’s Court for allegedly fondling the breasts of a 13-year-old girl. The police prosecutor, Sgt. John Iberedem, told the court that the accused, who resides at 20, Engr. Adebajo St., Ojuoro Road in Owutu Community in Ikorodu committed the offence on Feb. 26 at 4.00 p.m. Iberedem said the accused, who lives few houses away from the girl’s house, called her to come and collect some text books in his apartment which she did. Read more