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Photo: 2 Arrested For Stealing Nitel Cables Valued At N2Million In VI Lagos

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Photo: 2 Arrested For Stealing Nitel Cables Valued At N2Million In VI Lagos

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Feb 26, 2016 – Picture: 2 Arrested Fro Stealing Nitel Cables Valued At N2 Million In VI Lagos

Bar Beach Division Police officials have arrested two men for allegedly stealing 250 meters of amoured Nitel cables valued at N2m, property of the Federal Ministry of Communication.

Also arrested in connection with the theft is the alleged receiver and buyer of the stolen cables.
The incident, according to the police, occurred at about 5 a.m. along Agoro Diyan Street, Victoria Island, Lagos, on 22 February, 2016.

The police identified the suspects as Ellias Odiyan, 37, Bolarin Ariyo, 37, and the alleged buyer of the stolen cables, Abdulahi Suleiman, 25.

Police said some of the items recovered from the suspects include chisels, jack knives, cutlasses, saw blades and about 50 pieces of vandalized cables.



  1. my lady

    February 26, 2016 at 3:10 PM

    thank God they were caught

  2. jojo

    February 26, 2016 at 4:03 PM

    good for them.

  3. Ademola

    February 26, 2016 at 4:10 PM

    Theif ‘ thank God

  4. Amazon

    February 26, 2016 at 7:10 PM

    Everyday for thief, one day for house owner

  5. fifelomo

    February 26, 2016 at 8:35 PM


  6. John Emeka

    February 26, 2016 at 9:34 PM

    dey took dere own share of federal govt. property just like wot our govt officials re doing up dere, na who dey teach dem? wen u up dere re embezzling millions of naira. rubbish

  7. D Hunter

    February 26, 2016 at 9:38 PM

    If proper investigations is carried out nw u‘ll b shock 2 discova dat dese men ar some of d Omo Oniles in d
    Area of VI.
    Bt seriously, dese guys ar professionals. Pls send dem 2 Dasuki cell jare!


  8. Maryf

    February 27, 2016 at 11:37 AM

    Fast cash is always sending criminals to hell and jail and yet the up coming ones have refused to stop stealing.

  9. sola olaniyi

    February 29, 2016 at 8:39 AM


  10. chyna

    February 29, 2016 at 3:15 PM


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