7 Armed Robbers Who Robbed Lagos MMIA Airport Arrested

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April 3rd, 2013 – 7 Armed Robbers Who Robbed Lagos MMIA Airport Arrested

In March, some armed robbers stormed Lagos International Airport in Ikeja.  The gang killed two police officers while the attack left several passengers injured.

The Lagos State Police Command today paraded seven suspected armed robbers said to have carried out the robbery attack on the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, MMIA, last month.

A gang of armed robbers attacked the airport on 13 March, 2013, shot two policemen dead and made away with millions of dollars stolen from the Bureau De Change in the airport.

The police recovered from the suspects five AK 47 rifles, four dynamites, 64 AK 47 Magazines, all fully loaded with 30 rounds totaling 1,920 live ammunitions, Toyota Siena Space Bus, with registration number BDG 918 AG, two locally made pistols, two masks and several charms.

The suspects paraded at the Lagos Police Command, Ikeja, Lagos, Southwest Nigeria are Ibikunle  Olanrewaju John, Atoba Adeniyi, Ibrahim Abdullahi, Kazeem Aderibigbe, Saheed Adekunle, Christian Joshua and Saheed Okunola.

Commissioner of Police, Umar Manko, who paraded the suspects, said the gang was the one who attacked the Murtala Muhammed International Airport last month and killed two policemen, saying that the robbers were not based in Lagos, as they were arrested in Osun and Oyo State.

“All the suspects confessed to the armed robbery at the MMIA and several other deadly robberies in Lagos, Ogun, Ondo and Kwara States, such as the Oro First Bank/Union Bank armed robbery in Kwara State in January 2013; First Bank /Wema Bank armed robbery in Ikirun in Osun State in December 2012 and the Bullion Van robbery attack at Odogbolu Junction, on Lagos-Ijebu Ode Expressway in January 2013.

“They also confess to the armed robbery attack at the MMIA in February 2012 where about N600 million was carted away. Furthermore, the armed robbers involved in the airport robbery of February 2012 where about N600 million was robbed and the last month MMIA robbery include Teslim Okunola now late, Kazeem Aderibigbe (the middle man that links the armed robbers with the informant), Ibrahim Abdullahi, Emmanuel Ehianeta, Christian Joshua, Saheed Adekunle, Fasasi Jamiu, Ifeanyi Douglas (still at large), Felix Sunday (still at large), among others,” he explained.

Manko said investigation was still ongoing with a view to arresting the fleeing suspects soonest.

[Report by Kazeem Ugbodaga, PM NEWS]

26 thoughts on “7 Armed Robbers Who Robbed Lagos MMIA Airport Arrested

  1. I do not believe this;How can the well said arm robber look like this even with so much money that they have robbed most of thier life..this people look like the innocent bike man of lagos state who they just want to make example of..MAY GOD THE INNOCENT

    • Joy pls done fool urself?” no how someone will finish school without having any to do?” or are them nt people that are surviving without Government support, who knw’s if that is what fiance do” let them be sentence to dead!!!!!!!!

  2. i pray it should continue lik dis but is just dat almost 90% of d police are armed robber nd informant

  3. Those guys are mad and they nEed to be kiiled. Yes nigeria police am happy to see that u guys are working keep it up. Am happy to be a nigerian. U guys should try and get they other guys.

  4. This is a very big lie this people are just craeting stories that are not true on a second thougth this pollice people may be faking order people this people are wreched people

  5. Dont mind them, police can never arrest the real criminals those people paraded are victims of circumstance, am teling u, this guys u see on this picture are innocent set people, police are main armed robers in this country as long as nigeria is concern police are d culprit of criminals n their counterpat boko haram, they always like show in other 2deciev some people and cover d atrosity they ar comiting wit their uniform, if u ar close 2police u ‘ll understand what am talking about this people ar devils agent not security agent.

  6. Well done to nigeria police force… But I’m appeal to nigeria justice to make a reliable confirmation before justice were made on this peoples…purposely not to waste blood of innocent!

  7. U guys should thank ur star for not be among bad group…all this people are thieves and they were intiated from indianem(Igbo) joint…5 of them were hustling at Computer Village Ikeja before.So stop talking that police caught wrong people.all this people are well known with there sudden hit.let just give the Nigeria Police kudos for the good work…more grace to there elbow.

  8. plz nigerians dont be decieved, this ar not the thief, where is tessy the leader, where is the brother, mumu police said he died, no he hasnt, the guy is rich he can settle them. he has a house at ikotun, he bought cars and buses. go ask about him at ikotun where he based he is seriously injured but not dead. let them tell us the truth

  9. well known in computer village,real criminal..sm1 we jst slp and wakeup and become rich just like that?kudos to lagos state gvt and lagos police…

  10. My Question is where are d govts talking d money to?dey are taking our money out of country to save for der own….nd d boyz took it from dem,so who is d thief?d nigerian police can’t arrest a thief,dey can only arrest okada.

  11. let think of what and what can made this so called armed robbers to go into this businness .,many says lack of good job,lack of attractive payment in private sector and so on ,say let ask ourselves are these thigs not true.let there be readjustment leas many innocent life and property will make nigeria go dawnfall everyday .GREATDAVID GREAT NATIO.GOD BLESS ME,GOD BLESS NIGERIA!

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