Lagos State Police Command, Ikeja, Lagos after a 54-year-old grandmother told a
bewildered crowd that she sold human skull for N20,000.
was paraded alongside a cemetery guard and two others,were arrested by
operatives of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad, SARS, in Joju area of Sango Ota,
with a human head, intestines, bones, kidney and other human parts.
into human parts business for a year, said she started as a herbs dealer.
Narrating how she ventured into the business, the mother of three said:
herbalist approached me last year and demanded for human parts. When he told me
how much they buy the parts, I was tempted.
works in a grave yard. He sold a skull for N10,000 and I sold it in return for
N20,000. Greed made me to continue until I was arrested.
liver and intestines for N1,000 each and resell for N5,000 or more depending on
the buyer’s bargaining power.
killed anyone. I only request for decomposed human parts. I needed the money to
feed my three children of ages 30, 27 and 23 respectively.
herbalists and trado-medical practitioners. The parts are used to prepare
concoction for sick children. So far, I have only sold 10 human skulls.”
illicit business again if left off the hook.
Rasheed Tantoloun, from Oyo State, said he usually dig dead bodies out of their
graves with the aid of one Ibrahim, whom he hired.
instructed them to exhume dead bodies that have stayed long in order to get
spaces for fresh ones.
exhumed, we usually collect the parts and sell to ready buyers who are usually
agbo sellers (herbs dealers).
since I started doing the business, I made three times more than the amount. We
also dug corpses buried without caskets.”
Arabic teacher, said he was paid N3,000 for exhuming dead bodies.
with dead bodies buried without caskets and those whose relatives never showed
up after burial. My job is to exhume and dismember the bodies and at the end of
which I would be paid N3,000.”
The suspects reportedly met their waterloo after operatives of SARS, who got
wind of their alleged dealings, posed as buyers.
Manko, who paraded the suspects, said the command took interest in the case
following the mysterious disappearance of persons.
the SARS commander, Abba Kyari, posed as buyers and bought a human head from
Salami at N120,000.
Salami’s house was searched during which a human head, liver, intestines and
other parts were found. We picked interest in this case because of the
disappearances of people. With their arrest, we hope that we’ll get to the root
of these disappearances.
bodies are fresh. It is criminal to deal in human parts. A few weeks back, Soka
Forest was discovered in Ibadan. As you can see, this crime happens all over.”
Dear God, please save Nyanya!
There's currently confusion and panic in Karu and Nyanya areas of Abuja
after reports that suspected Boko Haram members hijacked a schoolbus
this morning and kidnapped school children went viral.
Reports claim that anxious
parents have even withdrawn their wards from schools there because of
Some reports claim that two schools were invaded - Ave Maria
Girls Secondary School and Vine International Academy but the school proprietor of Ave Maria confirmed on phone that their
school wasn't involved.
The only affected school was Vine International Academy in Nyanya - their school bus was taken this morning by gunmen.
Vine International school's proprietress confirmed the gunmen tried to
enter her school but eventually couldn’t. She also said NO child was taken away by
them except their school bus.
All is set for this year’s Upgrade
Conference, scheduled for 10th and 11th of May at the Orange Centre, 99,
Western Avenue, Lagos.
meet with luminaries without protocols in order to chart a way forward for the
advancement of young professionals in their chosen careers.
initiative of Eden Kingdom Ministry, under the leadership of Pastor Akin
Akinpelu, focuses on Media, Ministry, Career, Business, Human Resources,
Fashion and Agriculture with key players selected from each of these
industries/sectors to lead in specific discourses.
“I will imprison Jonathan’s daughter…why Allah asked us to kidnap the Chibok Girls’ – Boko Haram Leader releases video
Boko Haram sect leader, Imam Abubakar Shekau, released a video yesterday
in which he claimed responsibility for abducting the missing
Chibok school girls, and said he will imprison Jonathan's daughter, soak
all Nigerian soil with Christian blood, will kill any Muslim that
believes in democracy and the constitution, kill all Muslims opposing
them whom he described as infidels. The only way for anyone to be saved,
according to him is to turn to Islam.
The video lasts 56 minutes and 58 seconds, and shows Iman Shekau
speaking from a script, surrounded by heavily armed fighters, backed by
an armored personnel carrier, and two other armed
Watch Iman Shekau in the video say:
“I am the one that took your girls. Are you the one that created the
girls? I will sell...