CRIME&SECURITY

UBER Driver Arraigned Over Stealing N2m Toyota Corolla

A 27-year-old man, Uber driver, James Ejemba, was on Wednesday brought before an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court for allegedly absconding with his employer’s Toyota Corolla car valued at N2 million. Ejemba, whose address was not provided, is facing a two-count charge of conspiracy and stealing. The Police Prosecutor, Insp. Benson Emuerhi, told the court that the accused committed the offences with ...

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96% of Car Owners Vulnerable To a Relay Attack by Criminals

…As TRACKER urges motorists to safeguard their keys to prevent theft According to the latest figures1 from TRACKER (part of the Tantalum Corporation), 96% of motorists it surveyed are at risk of having their car stolen by criminals using the latest theft technique – a relay attack. In 2016, 66% of TRACKER’s stolen vehicle recovery customer thefts’ were committed by ...

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Fraud Alert: Important Message to Our Readers

Dear Motorists, fleet operator, auto enthusiast, auto industry stakeholders and our general reading public in Nigeria and rest of the world, please be aware that there are fraudsters out there, bent on nicking your hard earned money. They are doing everything to have easy access to your bank account. These people sound plausible and honest; they are not. Their mode ...

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Two Toyota Camry Reported Stolen

The following vehicles have been reported stolen from different locations in the country. Detailed information about the vehicles mailed to Motoring World recently are listed below:  A gold Toyota Camry 2000 model with Reg. number: MUS439CA and chasis number: JT2BG22K4Y0441472 was stolen where it was parked at the premises of Yaba College of Technology, Yaba Lagos on the 7th of October, ...

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FRSC Recover 75 Stolen Vehicles

…Harps on Integrity of the National Identification Scheme With the efficiency introduced into the management of the National Vehicle Identification Scheme (NVIS) through the integrity of the number plates, the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) has been able to recover seventy five (75) stolen vehicles this year at its registration centres across the country. This was disclosed by the Corps ...

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Car theft: Nigerian Police Begins Stop, Search Operation

The Police Command in the Nigerian Federal Capital city, Abuja, FCT has concluded plans to embark on rigorous stop-and-search operation to check rising cases of car theft in the territory. The command’s spokesman, DSP Anjuguri Manzah, disclosed this in a statement on Wednesday in Abuja. “The command is going to embark on vigorous stop-and-search operation along the highways of the ...

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Tourists Vacate South Africa after Armed Bus Robbery Attack

A group of 36 Dutch tourists were flying out of South Africa on Tuesday after they were robbed at gunpoint on Sunday in a brazen heist while traveling from Johannesburg’s main international airport to their hotel, officials said. The incident is an embarrassment for South Africa, a country keen to promote itself as a tourist destination but scarred by violent ...

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