Barcelona star in trouble over ‘s3xual abuse’

January 20, 2023 Solomon Arowolo 0

Brazilian soccer player Dani Alves was arrested Friday after being accused of sexually abusing a woman in Spain. The alleged act took place on Dec. 31 at a night club in Barcelona, police told The Associated Press. Alves will now go before a judge, who will decide on the charges. The charge of sexual abuse in Spain can mean anything Read More

On the rapist palace guard and homosexual emir’s servant

January 18, 2023 Editorial IV 0

In the last couple of weeks, Zazzau Emirate in Kaduna state has been thrown into a bewildering dilemma – the arrest of one Shehu Umar Ciroman Baraya (emir’s servant or Bawan Sarki) by the police for alleged sodomising a minor as well as the arrest of Sama’ila Abubakar Rimini Tsiwa (Dogari) for allegedly gang-raping a would-be bride have not gone Read More

We didn’t invade CBN – DSS

January 16, 2023 Chizoba Og echelon 0

Contrary to news making the rounds the Department of State Services (DSS) has said its opeartives did not invade the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) or  arrested the CBN Governor, Godwin Emefiele. The Service had earlier sought an order of the court to arrest Emefiele but it was rejected. Media reports, Monday, had it that DSS operatives had invaded the Read More

Timi Frank to DSS: Stop alleged plot to arrest Emefiele 

December 20, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

Former Deputy National Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Timi Frank, Tuesday, urged the Department of State Services (DSS), to urgently halt their alleged grand plot to harass, humiliate, arrest and illegally force the Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Godwin Emefiele, out of office.  Frank who was reacting to allegations to that effect made Read More

Guardian, 75, impregnates 13-year-old girl

December 12, 2022 Okechukwu Onuegbu 0

Anambra State Ministry of Women Affairs and Children’s Welfare has rescued a 13-year-old girl (name withheld) who was allegedly impregnated by her guardian, Sunday Muoghalu. The girl, according to the Publicity Secretary of the ministry, Miss Chidinma Ikeanyionwu, who was recently delivered of the baby, was put in a family way at their place of residence at Agu-Oye Umudioka in Read More

Dbanj: What Nigerians are saying over ICPC arrest

December 7, 2022 Solomon Arowolo 0

Nigerian social media users have reacted to the news of the arrest and detention of Nigerian singer, Oladapo Oyebanji, known as D’banj. Blueprint had reported that the Independent Corrupt Practices and other Related Offenses Commission (ICPC), on Tuesday arrested the pop singer over alleged fraud. Reacting to his arrest, Nigerians on various platforms expressed their opinions. For Wisdom Micheal, “It Read More

Police break silence on ‘invasion of popular Senator’s residence’

December 5, 2022 Aideloje Ojo 0

The Police have arrested four suspects for attempted armed robbery at the Minna residence of Senator Mohammed Sani Musa. The Police Public Relations Officer of the Niger State Police Command,  Wasiu Abiodun, stated this Sunday in a statement issued in Minna.  He dismissed online reports of assassination attempt on the Lawmaker adding, “the command to respond to an online publication Read More

Oil theft: Senate fails to indict anybody

November 22, 2022 Taiye Odewale 0

The ad – hoc committee set up by the Senate for thorough investigation on oil theft and consequent damage to the Nation’s economy has failed to indict any individual or group of individuals responsible for the economic sabotage. But the committee in its report considered and adopted by the Senate on Tuesday, said Nigeria lost a whopping $2billion equivalent to Read More

Police summon cleric over Tinubu, other 2023 prophesies

February 1, 2022 Blueprint 0

The Nigeria Police has reportedly invited Instagram cleric, Prophet Adelana Adekunle Solomon, popularly known as Oba Solomon, for questioning. The police said the cleric known for his controversial preaching on social media was invited over a petition against him. According to the invitation letter, “The office is investigating a matter reported to the Assistant Inspector General of Police, Zone 2 Read More

Ogun: Man, 32, arrested for beating cigarette seller to death over N50

December 6, 2021 Blueprint 0

A 32- year-old man, Biodun Adebiyi, has been arrested by men of Ogun state police command for beating a 30- year- old cigarette seller to death over 50 naira balance. The arrest was contained in a press statement made available to Blueprint Monday by the command’s spokesperson, DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi, in Abeokuta. Oyeyemi according to the statement said that the Read More

Police kill 2, arrest 4 suspected robbers in Anambra

December 6, 2021 Blueprint 0

The Anambra state Police command, Monday, said they have neutralised and gunned down two suspected and arrested four armed robbers operating around Obosi, Idemili North local government area. The command’ in a statement signed by its Public Relations Officer (PPRO), Mr Tochukwu Ikenga, a deputy superintendent of police, stated that the suspects were accosted on December 5th at Obosi by Read More

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