Ogun: Internet fraudster kills undergraduate girlfriend

November 30, 2022 Hakeem Adegbenro 0

A 27-year-old Yahoo boy, Obeta John, has been arrested by men of Ogun state Police Command for killing his girlfriend, one Idowu Buhari an HND1 Mass Communication student of Gateway Polytechnic Saapade. The command’s spokesperson, SP Abimbola Oyeyemi, stated this in a press statement made available to Blueprint, Wednesday, in Abeokuta. The suspect, according to the statement was arrested following Read More

Ogun: Native doctor arrested for ‘killing’ neighbor

November 29, 2022 Hakeem Adegbenro 0

A native doctor, Idowu Talabi, has been arrested by men of Ogun state police command for allegedly killing his 30-year-old co- tenant, Isau Oluwatobiloba. The command’s spokesperson, SP Abimbola Oyeyemi, made this known in a press statement made available to Blueprint Tuesday. The suspect, according to the statement was arrested following a report lodged at Ikenne divisional headquarters by the Read More

Internet fraud: Court sentences man, 30, to jail, forfeits N24.3m cash, exotic cars to FG 

November 29, 2022 Umar Bayo Abdulwahab 0

  Justice Adebayo Yusuf of the Kwara state high court sitting in Ilorin has sentenced a 30-year-old man, Yusuf Olarewaju, to 6 months imprisonment for offences bordering on internet fraud. The court also forfeited all the instruments used by the convict to perpetuate the crime including the cash found to be proceeds of crime in his account to the federal Read More

How I kidnapped 3-year old minor, suspect, 12, confesses

November 28, 2022 Rosemary Moribirin 0

The operatives of the Bauchi State Police Command have arrested a 12-year-old boy for allegedly kidnapping a three-year-old girl. The father of the girl reported to the police that he got an anonymous call informing him that his daughter had been kidnapped. The anonymous caller demanded N150,000 from the girl’s father as ransom before his daughter would be released. The Read More

Lady, 29, arrested with teenager for armed robbery in Ogun

November 27, 2022 Hakeem Adegbenro 0

A 29-year-old-lady, Chioma Okafor, and a teenager, Nweke Joshua, 19, have been arrested by men of Ogun state Police Command while carrying out robbery operation at Adesan area of Mowe, in Ifo Local government area of the state. Their arrest was contained in a statement made available to Blueprint, Sunday, by the command’s spokesperson, SP Abimbola Oyeyemi in Abeokuta. The suspects, according Read More

N10m ‘fraud’: FCT Police nab 61-year-old fake AIG

November 24, 2022 Chizoba Ogbeche 0

The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Police Command has arrested a serial fraudster who specialises in impersonating legal practitioners and senior law enforcement officers to defraud unsuspecting members of the public. A press statement by the Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) for the Command, DSP Josephine Adeh, Wednesday in Abuja, said: “Following a series of petitions and reports at various formations/ Read More

4 wanted kidnappers nabbed in Ogun

November 23, 2022 Hakeem Adegbenro 0

Four members of a notorious kidnap gang terrorising Abeokuta and its environs have been apprehended by operatives of Ogun state Police Command.  Their arrest was contained in a press statement made available to Blueprint Tuesday by the command’s spokesperson, SP Abimbola Oyeyemi. Oyeyemi listed the suspects as Ismaila Ibrahim, Musa Muhammed, Irekura Abu and Okanlawon Muhammed. He said they were arrested following Read More

Ogun: Man, 45, beats wife to death

November 21, 2022 Hakeem Adegbenro 0

A 45 years old man, Segun Omotosho Ebenezer, has been arrested by men of Ogun state Police Command for beating his 42 years old wife Omotosho Olubukola to death.  The command’s spokesperson, SP Abimbola Oyeyemi, made this known in a statement made available to Blueprint Monday in Abeokuta. Oyeyemi stated that the suspect was following a complain lodged at Kemta divisional headquarters Read More

EFCC: Arewa Lawyers demand Bawa’s probe over ‘selective treatment of suspects’

November 18, 2022 Solomon Arowolo 0

Arewa Lawyers Progressives Forum has called for investigation of the chairman of Economic and Financial Crime Commission (EFCC) Abdulrasheed Bawa over what they described as “selective treatment of suspects”. The Forum alleged that the EFCC established by the law to investigate and prosecute economic and financial crimes, have in recent times derided into political persecution, media trial and selective treatment Read More

EFCC docks fake FBI commander, another for $2.8m fraud

November 18, 2022 Chizoba Ogbeche 0

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), has arraigned one Ijeboi Dennis and Obade Monday Christian before Justice Abubakar Baba Shani of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) High Court, Apo, Abuja. EFCC Head, Media & Publicity, Wilson Uwujaren, in a press statement, Thursday in Abuja, said: “Dennis aka Andrew Tran huyn; and Monday, who also claimed to be a commander Read More

Stashed funds: EFCC exposes more governors under watch 

November 17, 2022 Abdullahi M. Gulloma 0

The Chairman of Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Abdulrasheed Bawa, said Thursday that the number of governors under watch by the anti-graft agency over stashed funds has increased. Fielding questions from State House correspondents after a meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari, the EFCC chairman said the three governors already listed aren’t the only ones the agency is keeping an Read More

Sokoto director jailed 7 years for job scam

November 16, 2022 Chizoba Ogbeche 0

Justice Ahmad G. Mahmud of the Federal High Court, Sokoto, Wednesday, convicted one Hassan Bello, a Director with the Sokoto State Commodity Board and sentenced him to 7 years imprisonment on a one count charge for obtaining money by false pretence. The convict fraudulently obtained the sum N1, 320, 00 (One Million Three Hundred and Twenty Thousand Naira) under the Read More

Cleric arrested for defiling two underaged sisters in Ogun

November 15, 2022 Hakeem Adegbenro 0

A 30-year-old prophet of Cherubim and Seraphim Church in Ajuwon area of Ogun state, Joseph Ogundeji, has been arrested by men of Ogun state Police command for defiling two under age sisters who are members of his church.  The command’s spokesperson, SP Abimbola Oyeyemi, stated this in a press statement made available to Blueprint Tuesday, in Abeokuta. The suspect, according Read More

Contempt judgement: EFCC issues vital clarification 

November 8, 2022 Chizoba Ogbeche 0

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) received with shock, report of the ruling by Justice Chizoba Oji of a High Court of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) in Maitama, Abuja committing the Executive Chairman for contempt over the failure to comply with a November 21, 2018 order of the court directing the Commission to return seized assets comprising a Read More

NDLEA nabs man for smuggling banned substances hidden in bathing soaps

November 2, 2022 Mohammed Abdullahi 0

A 27-year-old man identified as Madu Chukwuemeka Miracle has been arrested by operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) for smuggling [email protected]!ne from Kenya into Nigeria. According to a statement by the Director, Media & Advocacy of the agency, Femi Babafemi, the suspect was arrested at the Akanu Ibiam International Airport (AIIA) Enugu on arrival from Nairobi, Kenya Read More

N1.4bn fraud: EFCC nabs Kogi Assembly candidate, Ismaila Yusuf Atumeyi, with N326m, $610,500

November 1, 2022 Chizoba Ogbeche 0

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has arrested the Kogi State House of Assembly Candidate, Ismaila Yusuf Atumeyi, with N326 million and $140,500 cash. EFCC Head Media and Publicity, Wilson Uwujaren, in a press statement Tuesday in Abuja, said Atumeyi is seeking to represent Ankpa 11 Constituency in the Assembly on the platform of the New Nigeria Peoples Party (NNPP). Atumeyi Read More

Couple arrested for human trafficking in Ogun

October 31, 2022 Hakeem Adegbenro 0

A couple, Godday and Ebere Samuel, have been arrested by men of Ogun state Police Command for human trafficking according to a press statement made available to Blueprint Monday by the command’s spokesperson, SP Abimbola Oyeyemi. The suspects were arrested following a report lodged at Atan ota divisional headquarters by one Adeniji Okikiolu, who reported that his 16 years old daughter, Maria Read More

Adamawa: Court sentences man to death for ‘killing’ girlfriend

October 27, 2022 Editorial IV 0

A 46-year-old man, Abubakar Mohammed, was Wednesday sentenced to death by a High Court sitting in Yola, Adamawa state, for killing his girlfriend, Christiana Augustine, for alleged money rituals. The police prosecutor, Abubakar, said the  father of seven, killed Augustine in 2020 and removed her eyes and other body parts after he was told that he could make N10 million Read More

Driver ‘steals’ €20, 000 from female boss

October 27, 2022 Patrick Ahanor 0

Police operatives in Edo State has begun investigation into alleged sudden disappearance of €20,000 from the Benin City residence of an unnamed woman. The investigation is sequel to a petition written by the brother of the woman, Mr. Arhumwunda Osabuohien, and addressed to the State Commissioner of Police. In the petition which was acknowledged by the police on October 5, Read More

Man, 40, arrested for defiling 13-year-old step daughter

October 27, 2022 Hakeem Adegbenro 0

A 40-year-old man Taofeek Sulaiman has been arrested by men of Ogun state Police Command for having unlawful carnal knowledge of his 13 years old step daughter. The command’s spokesperson, SP Abimbola Oyeyemi, stated this in a press statement made available to Blueprint, Thursday, in Abeokuta, Ogun state capital. The suspect, according to the statement was arrested following a complain lodged at Read More

4 notorious armed robbers arrested in Ogun 

October 26, 2022 Hakeem Adegbenro 0

Operatives of Ogun state Police Command have arrested four notorious armed robbery suspects, who specialised in snatching motorcycle from owners at gun point. The arrest was contained in a press statement made available to Blueprint, Wednesday, by the command’s spokesperson SP Abimbola Oyeyemi in Abeokuta. The suspects, according to Oyeyemi includes Muhammad Adamu, Okacha Alidu, Yusuf Mohammed and Muniru Sunmaila. Oyeyemi Read More

Anambra govt shuts down gaming centres

October 21, 2022 Rosemary Moribirin 0

In a bid to contain fraudulent and criminal activities in the state, Anambra state government has ordered the immediate suspension of operations of all gaming centres. A statement jointly signed by the Commissioner for Culture, Entertainment; Tourism, Donatus Onyenji, Chairman, Anambra State Internal Revenue Service; Richard Madiebo and the Commissioner for Homeland Affairs, Chikodi Angra, said that the government received Read More

Notorious prepaid meter thief nabbed in Edo

October 18, 2022 Patrick Ahanor 0

A 33-year old man identified as Austine Ekhigiator is currently cooling his feet in police cell for allegedly stealing four electricity prepaid meters in Edo State.  The suspect in collaboration with three others reportedly stole the meters  under the pretense of repairing them for unsuspecting owners.  Blueprint gathered that Ehigiator who resides at No 4, Erediawa Street, Sapele road, Benin City was Read More

11 dreaded cultists nabbed in ogun

October 16, 2022 Hakeem Adegbenro 0

Eleven dreaded members of a cult group have been arrested by men of Ogun state police command at Sango, in Ado Odo Ota local government area of the state. The command’s spokesperson SP Abimbola Oyeyemi in a press statement made available to Blueprint, Sunday, stated that the suspects were arrested following an information received by policemen at Sango ota divisional headquarters that Read More