A 25-year-old Lagos musician named, John
Sunday, confessed to Lagos police authorities
yesterday, that he went into armed robbery
because he needed money to launch his album.
"I am a musician from Ikofepepe in Akwa Ibom
We were three in the gang, but one is on the
run. I needed money to launch my album,
Tureke Reggae; that is why I went into robbery.
I was targeting N100,000," Sunday said.
Commissioner of Police, Kayode
Aderanti,revealed that Sunday and another of his
gang members, Onyekachiwere arrested on
November 21st, after receiving a tip-off.
Onyekachi revealed that he became an armed
robber in order to get money to feed his wife. "I
was a commercial bus conductor. We were
operating on the Agege Total-Oshodi route. I
just got married, but my wife is still in the
I was looking for money to feed her whenever
she comes to Lagos; that was why I went into