3 suspected armed robbers nabbed in Ogun

May 8, 2022 Hakeem Adegbenro 0

Three suspected armed robbers have been arrested by men of Ogun state police command after attacking and robbing a company in Ogijo area of the state. The arrest was contained in a press statement made available to Blueprint Sunday, by the command’s spokesperson, DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi. The suspects, Shadrach Blessing, Edibo Peter and Osuwgu Oyebuchi, according to the statement were arrested following Read More

For defiling 12-year-old twin daughters, Court sends Oliseh to life jail

May 4, 2022 Editorial IV 0

An Ikeja Domestic Violence and Sexual Offences Court on Wednesday sentenced a 54-year-old pastor, Michael Oliseh, to life imprisonment for defiling his friend’s 12-year-old twin daughters. Delivering judgment, Justice Abiola Soladoye, described Oliseh, the assistant Pastor of the Anointed Chosen Vessel Ministry in Okota, Lagos, as a “serial rapist” who took turns defiling his friend’s daughters. She held that the Read More

Police nab 7 ‘arms dealers’ in Jos, Taraba

April 29, 2022 Chizoba Ogbeche 0

The Nigeria Police has said operatives of the Force Intelligence Bureau Intelligence Response Team (FIB-IRT), in a sting operation, have arrested four notorious arm dealers and recovered 57 AK47 rifles and a large catchment of ammunition in Jos, Plateau state and from other locations across the country. Force Public Relations Officer (FPRO), CSP Olumuyiwa Adejobi, in a press statement, Thursday Read More

Police nab 2 suspected criminals

April 27, 2022 AbdulRaheem Aodu, Kaduna 0

Kaduna state police command said they have arrested two suspected criminals, each with AK-47 rifle and ammunitions in separate operations in Giwa and Zaria local government areas of Kaduna state. According to a statement signed by Kaduna state Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), ASP Mohammed Jalige, Wednesday, Musa Lawal was apprehended at Iyatawa village Giwa, while an unnamed suspect was Read More

Osinachi: Police give update on autospy result 

April 26, 2022 Chizoba Ogbeche 0

The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Police Command has said that autopsy on popular Gospel Songstress, Osinachi Nwachukwu, has been forwarded to the Director of Public Prosecution for vetting  and possible prosecution. FCT Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), DSP Josephine Adeh, disclosed this in an update on the investigation surrounding the death of the singer, Tuesday in Abuja. “The result of Read More

Edo: Police detain 4 cops for ‘murder’

April 25, 2022 Patrick Ahanor 0

The Commissioner of Police Edo State Command CP Abutu Yaro has ordered the arrest and detention of four police personnel for allegedly shooting to death a vigilante member. The deceased vigilante identified as Ikponwonsa Aikpitanyi was shot dead in Obazee area of Benin City on April 22, 2022 at about during a rescue operation.  The State Police spokesman, SP. Bello Read More

In Kaduna, Police arrest “6 oil thieves’

April 25, 2022 AbdulRaheem Aodu 0

Kaduna state police command has arrested six people suspected to have stolen a petrol tanker loaded with 40,000 litres of petrol in Isah U-turn near Jere, Kagarko local government area of the state. Kaduna state Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), ASP Mohammed Jalige, who disclosed this on Monday said the tanker has been recovered with the fuel, adding that efforts Read More

Police arrests 2 ritualists with fresh human head, hands in Ilorin

April 25, 2022 Editorial IV 0

Operatives of the Kwara state police command Sunday arrested two suspected ritualists who were allegedly caught with fresh human head and hands. The two suspects namely Wasiu Omonose and Akanbi Ibrahim, according to the state Police public Relations Officer ,Okasanmi Ajayi were arrested after evading officers on stop and search along Oke – Oyi Jebba road. He said the operatives Read More

2 suspected cultists nabbed in Ogun

April 24, 2022 Hakeem Adegbenro 0

Two members of the dreaded aiye cult group, Habeeb Muideen, and Ibrahim ‘Ayin’ have been arrested in different locations by operatives of ogun state police command. The suspects, according to a press statement issued by the command’s spokesperson, DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi, were arrested following a distress call received by SWAT operatives that the group were engaging in a supremacy battle Read More

Man, 30, arrested for raping 20-year-old in church

April 21, 2022 Hakeem Adegbenro 0

A 30 years old man, Ajibola Akindele, has been arrested by the men of Ogun state police command, for forcefully having carnal knowledge of a 20 year old girl right inside a church. The command’s spokesperson, DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi, made this known in a press statement made available to Blueprint, Thursday. Oyeyemi stated that the suspect was arrested following a report Read More

Armed robbery suspect nabbed in Ogun 

April 20, 2022 Hakeem Adegbenro 0

An armed robbery suspect, Waheed Ijiyemi, has been arrested by men of Ogun state police command while on his way to carry out an operation. The police spokesperson, DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi, made this known in a press statement made available to Blueprint in Abeokuta, Wednesday. The suspect, according to the statement was arrested while the DPO Onipanu division, CSP Bamidele Read More

Juju scam kingpin, Alaka, 2 others in court for N250m fraud

April 12, 2022 Chizoba Ogbeche 0

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has arraigned the trio of Alaka Abayomi  Kamaldeen, alias Awise, Taiwo Fatai Olamilekan Ahmed, alias Ifa, and Akinola Bukola Augustina, a suspected syndicate of juju fraudsters, before Justice Adeyemi Ajayi of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) High Court, sitting in Abuja,  on two -count charges  bordering on conspiracy and obtaining money by false Read More

Navy nabs 2 suspects, impounds 70 bags of contraband rice in Akwa Ibom

April 10, 2022 Uko Etim 0

The Nigerian Navy, Forward Operating Base (FOB), Ibaka, Mbo local government area has apprehended two suspects, impounded 70 bags of smuggled rice and siezed two boats used in smuggling the rice. The Commanding Officer, FOB, Navy Capt. Muhammed Kabiru, disclosure this to newsmen in Ibaka over the weekend while handing over the suspects and bags of rice to the Nigeria Read More

Indiscriminate recruitment: MDAs’ personnel cost rose from N1.832trn to N3.494trn in 7 years – ICPC

April 6, 2022 Benjamin Samson 0

  Chairman Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) Professor Bolaji Owasanoye (SAN) Tuesday said indiscriminate recruitments  into the Federal Civil Service by Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) is responsible for high personnel cost in the nation’s budget. The situation, he said, was made worse with the associated problem of fake certificates in the civil service. “Indiscriminate recruitment has Read More

Police discover Indian hemp plantation in Ogun, arrests 7 

April 5, 2022 Hakeem Adegbenro 0

Seven suspects have been arrested in connection with the cultivation of Indian hemp at a large expanse of land discovered in Ogun. The arrest was contained in a press statement made available to Blueprint, Tuesday, by the Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi According to the statement, the suspects – Nelson Enu, Patrick Emmanuel, Samuel Paul, Ekioya Joe, Monday Read More

‘$9.8m money laundering’: EFCC to appeal ex-NNPC GMD Yakubu’s acquittal

March 31, 2022 Chizoba Ogbeche 0

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has said it would appeal the ruling by Justice Ahmed Mohammed of the Federal High Court, Abuja, quashing the money laundering charges against a former Group Managing Director (GMD), Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Mr. Andrew Yakubu. A press statement by EFCC Head, Media & Publicity, Wilson Uwujaren, Thursday in Abuja, said Yakubu Read More

FEC okays N1 billion lie detectors, night vision gadgets for NDLEA

March 31, 2022 Abdullahi M. Gulloma 0

The Federal Executive Council (FEC) has approved N1billion for the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) to purchase eye scanning lie detectors and digital night vision goggles. This was disclosed by the Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mr Abubakar Malami, at the end of the weekly FEC meeting chaired by President Muhammadu Buhari. He said the Read More

EFCC nabs 80 ‘internet fraudsters’ in Ibadan, 40 in Enugu

March 30, 2022 Chizoba Ogbeche 0

Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibadan Zonal Command, have arrested 80 suspects over alleged internet- related activities in Ibadan, Oyo state. EFCC Head, Media & Publicity, Wilson Uwujaren, Wednesday in Abuja, said 40 other suspects were arrested by operatives of the Enugu Zonal Command of the Commission for the same suspected offences. “They were all arrested based on verified intelligence linking them with fraudulent Read More

2 arrested for gang raping lady in Ogun

March 24, 2022 Hakeem Adegbenro 0

Men of the Ogun state police command have arrested two men who gang- raped a 22-year-old girl (name withheld) at Eleweran area of Abeokuta. The arrest was contained in a press statement made available to Blueprint, Thursday, by the command’s spokesperson, DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi, in Abeokuta. Oyeyemi stated that the suspects, Seun Orokunle and Sarumi Sodiq, were arrested following a complaint lodged Read More

6 days after, EFCC frees Willie Obiano

March 24, 2022 Editorial IV 0

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has released the immediate past Governor of Anambra state, Willie Obiano, from its detention. Obiano was arrested last week Thursday March 17, 2022 by the country’s anti-graft agency at the Murtala Mohammed International Airport (MMIA), Lagos alongside his wife, Ebelechukwu when they were leaving Nigeria to Houston, Texas, in the USA shortly after Read More

Hushpuppi: Again, hearing in Abba Kyari’s extradition stalls

March 23, 2022 Kehinde Osasona 0

Again, proceedings in Abba Kyari’s extradition to the United States, suffered a setback at the Federal Court in Abuja on Wednesday. Kyari, a suspended deputy commissioner of police and former head of the Inspector-General of Police Intelligence Response Team (IRT), isenmeshed in an allegations of wire fraud involving an Instagram celebrity, Abbas Ramon popularly known as Hushpuppi. Kyari is meant to Read More

Police declare fleeing kidnap suspect wanted in Akwa Ibom

March 22, 2022 Uko Etim 0

The Akwa Ibom State Police Command has declared one Etienne Malachy Akpan also known as Anthony Malachy Akpan wanted for escaping trial. This was contained in a statement signed by the state Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), SP Odiko MacDon, which was made available to Blueprint in Uyo on Tuesday. According to the statement, the suspect, aged 34, who was Read More