Man arrested for allegedly killing son for money rituals

November 11, 2021 Blueprint 0

A man in Enugu state, Nigeria’s South-east, has been arrested by the police for allegedly killing his son for money rituals. A pastor in the state has also been arrested in connection with the crime, according to the police. The police spokesperson in Enugu, Daniel Ndukwe, said in a statement Thursday said that the man’s seven-year-old son was reported missing Read More

Murder of 3: Imo Police personnel assure on arrest of culprits

November 8, 2021 Chidiebere Iwuoha 0

The Imo state Commissioner of Police, Mr Hussaini Rabiu, has assured Imo people that the murderers of the three innocent people in Obowo LGA at the weekend will be arrested in no distant time. The commissioner through the command’s spokesman, CSP Mike Abattam, said in a statement that the command was working with the traditional rulers, presidents general and the Read More

EndSARS: Man seeks N100m compensation for deceased brother

November 3, 2021 Binta Shama 0

A complainant before the IIP-SARS, Confidence Leera, Monday in Abuja, asked the panel to order a summary dismissal and prosecution of ASP David Ahmed Agbo, mentioned alongside five other Police officers over alleged unlawful arrest and enforced disappearance of the complainant’s brother, Edward Dumsira. A press statement issued by the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) media unit said the complainant Read More

Osun poly student dies after visiting boyfriend

November 1, 2021 Lateef Ibrahim 0

A National Diploma (ND1) student in the department of Mass Communication, Osun State Polytechnic, Iree, has been declared dead after developing sickness in her boyfriend’s house. The lady, simply identified as Wumi, was said to have visited her boyfriend at the weekend where she had complication and became unconscious. It was gathered that the lady was living at Gaa Fulani, Read More

70-year-old man rapes 7 yr-old-girl in Bauchi

October 26, 2021 Najib Sani 0

A 70-year-old-man in Bauchi state has been arrested by police detectives attached to Zone 12 command headquarters situated in Bauchi for allegedly raping a 7-year-old girl. The culprit one Alhaji Umaru Daura had allegedly defiled the minor who is his neighbour’s daughter at Toro local government of the state. The Zonal Police Public Relations Officer (ZPPRO), Thomas Goni, revealed this Read More

Fear grips Jalingo residents over increasing rate of missing persons

October 25, 2021 Andrew Ojih,​ 0

There is palpable fear in Jalingo Taraba state over increasing disappearance of persons in the metropolis and beyond. Blueprint investigation shows that from September 10th to date, over ten persons have mysteriously disappeared. This is aside rising insecurity which has led to the kidnapping and killing of many people in the state. Our correspondent who had​ been following this ugly Read More

Oyo NSCDC arraigns 61-yr-old man for ‘raping’ 11-yr-old girl

October 23, 2021 Bayo Agboola 0

The Oyo state Command of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) on Friday arraigned a 61-year-old man before a Family Court sitting in Ibadan for allegedly raping an 11-year-old girl. The commandant, Michael Akintayo Adaralewa, disclosed this while speaking at the Command headquarters, Agodi, Ibadan Magistrate’s Court. Adaralewa said the suspects were charged to court for rape contrary Read More

Ogun police nab 3 ‘ritualists’ exhuming corpse

October 22, 2021 Hakeem Adegbenro 0

The Ogun state police Command has disclosed that it had arrested three persons suspected to be ritualists. According to the Command, they suspects are Sunday Aregbede, Salisu Mamud and Bosere Rasaq who were allegedly exhuming the corpse of one Segun Taiwo, which was buried about six months ago in Abeokuta. This was contained in a press statement issued Friday by Read More

FCTA arrests 217 for street-begging

October 22, 2021 Blueprint 0

The FCT Administration Social Development Secretariat (SDS) on Friday in Abuja arrested 217 defaulters over street-begging. SDS’ acting director, Social Welfare Services, Malam Sani Rabe, made the declaration when he led an enforcement team of security agencies and evacuation squad to arrest beggars and destitute within the city centre. The enforcement team arrested and evacuated beggars and destitute at Gwarinpa, Read More

Group protests ‘blackmail’ of Buhari’s appointees, demand arrest

October 20, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

A pressure group based in the Federal Capital Territory, Coalition for Good Governance and Change Initiative (CGGCI) has staged protest against some persons allegedly trying to blackmail President Muhammad Buhari through his appointees. According to the group, those making the attempts were targeting key appointees of the president using fake news. Staging a protest Wednesday in Abuja, the group urged Read More

64-year-old man defiles minor in Ondo

October 14, 2021 Barnabas Olabisi 0

A -64- year old man, Ajayi Awe, has been arrested by the Ondo state Police command for defiling a six -year -old girl. The Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) in the state, DSP Funmi Odunlami, in a statement made available said, “On 17th of September, 2021, at about 2000hrs, one Mrs. Obademi Fatimah of B11Daja, Ajowa-Akoko, came to Okeagbe-Akoko Divisional Read More

EFCC arrests 22 suspected Yahoo boys in Ogbomoso

October 13, 2021 Bayo Agboola 0

Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, (EFCC,) Ibadan Zonal command Tuesday arrested 22 suspected ”Yahoo Boys” in Ogbomoso, Oyo state for alleged involvement in internet fraud. The anti graft commission said the suspected internet fraudsters were apprehended by the commission during an operation at their hideout in Ogbomoso based on intelligence on their alleged criminal activities. EFCC in Read More

Ebonyi indigenes demand release of detained Journalist over Facebook post

October 13, 2021 Editorial II 0

The Association of Ebonyi State Indigenes in the Diaspora (AESID) has faulted the state government of Engr David Umahi, for implementing Cybercrime Prohibition Law in the state without a public hearing. The group however, demanded immediate release of a Radio presenter, Godfrey Chikwere, arrested and detained over a Facebook post on the order of the state government. In a statement Read More

EndSARS: No protest ‘ll be allowed in Osun, CP warns

October 11, 2021 Lateef Ibrahim 0

Osun state commissioner of police, Olawale Olokode, Monday said he will not allow any protest in the name of celebrating one year anniversary of End SARS.He thereby warned those that are planning to embark on protest to desist, noting that mechanism has been put in place to stop the protest. The CP in a statement made available to the newsmen Read More

Pictures: Suspects operating Illegal rehabilitation centre nabbed

October 8, 2021 Solomon Arowolo 0

Kano state police command on, Thursday, uncovered an illegal rehabilitation centre for wrongful confinement and child abuse. The state Police spokesperson, DSP Abdullahi Haruna Kiyawa, disclosed this in a statement said the command on Thursday, October 7, received a credible source that, one Aminu Rabiu, of Yar Akwa, Naibawa Quarters, Tarauni LGA, Kano State is running an illegal rehabilitation centre Read More

In Ebonyi: Political thugs destroy traditional ruler’s house, 6 others

October 8, 2021 Amarachukwu EgwuAgha, 0

…Injured 10 persons Youth suspected to be political thugs Wednesday invaded Nkalagu community in Ishielu local government area of Ebonyi state.  They attacked the villagers injuring over 10 persons, destroyed buildings, set motorcycles ablaze and made away with other items. Houses belonging to the acting traditional ruler of Nkalagu community, Eze Livinus Umeanu, the town union president, Mr. Omaha Joseph, the Read More

Gov. Ganduje’s wife not arrested by EFCC – KNSG

October 5, 2021 Bashir Mohammed 0

The Kano state government has dispelled as mere rumours being peddled by mischief makers that wife to the governor, Prof. Hafsat Ganduje has been arrested by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). A statement by the Commissioner for Information, Malam Muhammad Garba, expressed regrets that the content of the unfounded story could not be attributed to any credible source Read More

Police confirms death of 2 officers in Osun bank robbery

September 29, 2021 Lateef Ibrahim 0

Osun state police command Wednesday disclosed that two police officers were killed in a bank robbery at Iragbiji, Boripe local government, contrary to one casualty reported by the media. The spokesperson of the state police command, SP. Yemisi Opalola, stated this in a statement made available to newsmen, Wednesday morning. The two officers, according to Opalola are, Inspector Ogunbiyi Ahmed Read More

FCTA Taskforce hits criminals den, arrest 6 suspects

September 23, 2021 Abdullahi Muhammad 0

Despite the heavy down pour, Wednesday, the FCT Ministerial Task Force Team on City Sanitation defied the rain and pulled down places suspected to be safe haven for criminals in Kugbo furniture and Nyanya on Abuja-Keffi Express way. The taskforce arrested six suspects.Chairman of the team, Mr Ikharo Attah, who led the operation, said the exercise is aimed at tackling Read More

Gunmen attack church, kill 1, abduct 3 others in Kogi

September 19, 2021 Oyibo Salihu 0

Barely one week after gunmen attacked custodial centre in Kabba where a soldier and a policeman were killed and over two hundred inmates were set free, another gunmen on Sunday morning  attacked ECWA Church in Okedayo along Kabba – Okene road in Kogi state. The attackers according to source stormed the Church in the morning when Church service has commenced Read More

How we killed Sen. Na’Allah’s son – Suspects

September 17, 2021 AbdulRaheem Aodu 0

Suspected killers of Capt Abdulkarim Bala Na’Allah, the first son of Senator Bala Na’Allah, have explained how they killed the pilot in his Malali residence two weeks ago. Abdulkareem was found dead in his room at his residence in Malali GRA, Kaduna on August 29, 2021. The two suspects paraded by Kaduna Police Command were Bashir Muhammad 23 and Nasiru Read More

Oil bunkering: EFCC arrests 27 in Rivers

September 13, 2021 Chizoba Ogbeche 0

Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) operatives of the Port Harcourt zonal command have arrested 27 suspects for illegal oil bunkering. A statement by the commission’s Head, Media and Publicity, Wilson Uwujaren, Monday, said the suspects were arrested at the weekend in Ahoada local government area in Rivers state. The statement named the suspects as Mohammad Bello, Abubarkar Umar, Abdulkarim Read More