Many Nigerians, especially those who lived in Lagos in the late 1960s and early 1970s would never forget the day Ishola Oyenusi known by many as 'Doctor rob and Kill' was executed. The notorious armed robber who became popular in the late 1960s terrorized and brutally murdered many people before his arrest and execution in 1971.
The name Ishola Oyenusi might not ring a bell to the youngsters, but those who grew up in the 1970s, knew Ishola Oyenusi to be one of Nigeria's most notorious armed robber who reigned supreme in Lagos state and it's environs.File Photo: Ishola Oyenusi on the day of his execution| Credit: Gloome
No matter how great a nation is, there is every tendency that there are people who would always try to cause havoc. Over the years, Nigeria has had her fair share of criminal activities. However, crimes don't just happen, there must be someone or a group of persons who perpetrated it.
Babatunde Folorunso was a notorious armed robber who used high-end lace materials in his robberies. He was dubbed 'Baba Oni Lace' because of his fondness for the fabric. He dropped out of a mechanic workshop on Itire Road in Surulere, Lagos, as an apprentice with Ishola Oyenusi.
Many days are for the thief but one day is for the owner. No matter the evil a man does in life, there is surely a day of reckoning. Whatever a man sows in life, that he shall reap. That's why we are being urged to flee away from evil, karma is a bitch and it would always serve the best menu.
Bishop Kayode Williams is a Pastor and also a Bishop in the Christ Vessels of Grace Church. When you look at him you would never believe that he used to be a notorious criminal. Let's take a look at how Bishop Williams went from being a notorious criminal to a popular Man of God.
There were alot of hardened criminals in history that terrorized Nigeria, these criminals were later caught and made to face the law. Back then the most common death sentence was through firing squad, most of those notorious criminals were found guilty and sentenced to death by firing squad.
Oyenusi - The Notorious Armed Robber Who Had Escaped "Kiri Kiri" Prison Twice Before He Was Executed
History has shown that the Nigerian security agencies have proven to be effective in fighting criminality in the society. Many notorious criminals whom people thought were invincible, have been neutralized. The story of Ishola Oyenusi, known as Dr. Ishola, is a great proof that no criminal can escape the "long hands of the law."
In the history of crime in Nigeria , Ishola Oyenusi name also known as ' doctor Rob and kill ' can never be easily forgotten . He was a dreadful armed robber and experts at what he did . During the notorious days of Oyenusi ,one Abubakar Tsav ; a former commissioner of police in Lagos state told the punch newspaper of recent that Oyenusi was an expert armed robber and was ruthless.
In the criminal history of Nigeria, there is no way you can give a detailed account without mentioning the names of some notorious figures which the country can never forget. Just like the country had important people who have contributed to its rise, so it had those whose aim was to make the fall.
The name "Doctor Ishola Oyenusi" will forever be remembered in the history of crime in Nigeria due to the havoc and pains he caused people when he was alive.
For many people who are lovers of history and past events or even persons who were present in the early 70s the name Ishola Oyenusi should be somewhat familiar to them. Ishola Oyenusi, popularly known as Doctor Oyenusi, was a notorious armed robber who terrorized the people of Lagos and other neighboring states in the 1970s. Ishola Oyenusi had a gang of six people who were made up of highly skilled car snatchers, Bank robbers, looters of factories, stores and killing innocent people like ants. Was Ishola Oyenusi
This is a thrilling story of one of the most deadly and dangerous notorious Armed Robbers who robbed and terrorized our beloved country during the 1970s, Ishola Oyenusi, popularly known as Dr. Ishola, was a notorious Nigerian armed robber in his time who was active during the 1970s. We all
There was a time, there lived a great man on this Land who decides to be a criminal an armed robber who terrorized this Nation. He was said to be a medical doctor who dropped his profession to chase armed robbery, but when he was about to be executed made a confession that he just took the title for the fun of it. He said his parents didn't have money to sponsor him to school. Ishola Oyenusi was executed on the 8th of September 1971. He is popularly called Dr Ishola. He was the most active robbers in the 70s,
Every nation of the world has its one way or the other experienced crisis or attack from her citizens or noncitizens.
Gbenga Kikiowo, a 28-year-old suspected armed robber, says that he chose to be an armed robber at the age of seven to command international respect like some infamous notorious robbers in Nigeria. As a result of his arrest and parade by men of the Ondo State Police Command in Akure, the state capital, Kikiowo confessed.
A 27-year-old notorious armed robber, Gbenga Kikiowo have been arrested by police detectives in Ondo. Kikiowo confessed that he started committing crimes at the age of seven and wished to be more popular than likes of Shina Rambo, Evans and Ishola Oyenusi. He told journalist that he had operated in Ghana and had been remanded three times.
"My Motive Was To Be As Popular As Oyenusi, Anini And Shina Rambo"- Suspected Armed Robber Confesses
A 28-year-old suspected armed robber identified as Gbenga Kikiowo, said that he chose to become an armed robber at the age of 7 in order to win international respect like some notorious robbers in Nigeria. Kikiowo confessed after being arrested by officers of the Ondo State Police Command at the State Police Headquarters in Akure.
Shortly after the Biafra war, Lagos residents suffered greatly at the hand of a notorious gang leader, Dr. Ishola Oyenusi who specialized in snatching cars, robbing banks, jewelry stores, and murder victims. Oyenusi, tagged Nigeria deadliest armed robber started his robbery career when his girlfriend demands a car, which he could not afford then and to satisfy his girlfriend he went the extra mile to snatch a car whose owner died in the process. He sold the car at a price of 400 nairas and gave the money
Following the slogan that a suspect is NOT guilty until found guilty by a competent court of law. Fortunately, Nigeria faces armed robbery not very often. However, there are several fascinating and bloody stories about famous armed robbers. Have a closer look at top six most dangerous armed robbers in Nigeria. All lawbreakers who are described in this article have already gone down in bloody gangs’ history of Nigeria. They all were violent people who quickly killed their victims to take their money. Below