Imo Police smash notorious kidnap syndicate

July 21, 2021 Chidiebere Iwuoha 0

To rid Imo state of all forms of crimes and criminality, the Imo state Police command has smashed a notorious kidnap syndicate that has been terrorising the state lately. In a press statement issued by the command through the media aide to Commissioner of Police, CSP Mike Abattam, it said ” On 3/7/2021 at about 0430 hours, one Cornelia Oluebube” Read More

4 cultists arrested during supremacy battle in Ogun

July 18, 2021 Hakeem Adegbenro 0

4 members of a dreaded cult group were arrested by men of Ogun state police command during supremacy battle between Aye and Eiye confraternity in Atan Ota area of Ogun state.  Their arrest was contain in a press statement issued by the police public relations officer PPRO DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi and made available to Blueprint in Abeokuta Sunday. According to the statement, Read More

NDLEA busts interstate drug cartels in Kogi, Nasarawa, Benue

July 13, 2021 Agi Onda 0

Operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) have busted three major interstate drug cartels supplying illicit substances to some states in the North, recovered skunk and cocaine weighing over 843 kilograms and arrested at least seven of the drug kingpins behind the syndicates in separate raids carried out in Kogi, Nasarawa and Benue states. Femi Babafemi, spokesman of Read More

Zamfara: Bandits kill 39 in a reprisal attack

July 9, 2021 Sanusi Muhammad 0

No fewer than 39 innocent people have been killed by the group of recalstrant Bandits in a reprisal mission in Faru district of Maradun local government area of Zamfara state. In a telephone conversation with Blueprint, resident of Faru, Malam Lawali Ahmad Faru said the bandits raided the town at around 4:30 pm on Thursday and began shooting sporadically on Read More

Arrest, detention of protesters at Dunamis Church fake news – Enenche

July 8, 2021 Agi Onda 0

The Senior Pastor Dunamis International Dr Paul Enenche has described reported arrest and detention of some youths in the church on Sunday, the 4th of July 2021 as fake news. Reacting through Dr Adah Ochowechi of the Dunamis International Gospel Centre, Wednesday, Dr Eneche said “the narrative being peddled is that some youths wearing T-shirts branded with the inscription ‘BUHARI Read More

Imo Police arrest ‘fake’ lawyer

July 8, 2021 Chidiebere Iwuoha, 0

The Imo State Police Command said it has arrested one kate Nneoma Duruji for parading herself as a lawyer. In a release issued by the Media Aide to  CP Abutu Yaro, CSP Mike Abattam and made available to newsmen, it was gathered that she has been parading herself as a lawyer to unsuspecting victims and was formally arrested on Monday, when Read More

Osun: Police detain Imam, Esuleke over masquerades, Muslims’ clash

July 1, 2021 Lateef Ibrahim 0

Osun state police command has detained the leader of masquerade, Fashola Esuleke, and the Chief Imam of Kamorudeen Mosque, Qozeem Yunus, over the death of Alhaji Moshood Salahudeen during a clash between masquerades and members of the Mosque on Sunday.  It was gathered that Esuleke was quizzed by the police Thursday morning.  The Osun state president of Traditional Religious Worshippers, Read More

Osun 2022: Hunters association endorses Oyetola for second term

June 30, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The leadership and members of Hunters Group of Nigeria Wednesday declared their unalloyed support for the Administration of Governor Adegboyega Oyetola in the State of Osun. The hunters also endorsed the governor for second term, saying they were ready to do everything possible to ensure his re-election in the forthcoming governorship election. This is even as the governor inaugurated the Read More

Special squad kills 5, arrests 3 bandits in Niger

June 24, 2021 Aideloje Ojo 0

The  Security  Special  Squad inaugurated about a week ago by Governor  Abubakar  Sani  Bello  of  Niger  state to combat  bandits  and release  abducted  Islamiya School children in Tegina, has killed five bandits  and arrested three others during exchange  of fire in another  attack on the town. Blueprint learnt that the attack occurred in the early hours  of Thursday and that the squad successfully repelled the bandits inflicting fatal injuries on some. It Read More

Step mother starves children, punishes girl with fire in Bauchi

June 17, 2021 Najib Sani 0

A divorcee, Habiba Sani Khalid of Bakin Kura area of the Bauchi metropolis, has cried out over alleged starvation and torture of her two children by their step mother. Habiba in an interview with journalists at Tashan Babiye Hospital Bauchi where her ‘maltreated children’ are receiving medical attention, alleged that one of the children, a three year old girl, Sumaiya Read More

Police smash rail track vandalism syndicate, recover 3 trucks

June 16, 2021 Chizoba Ogbeche 0

Operatives of the Nigeria Police Force have smashed a criminal syndicate responsible for recent economic sabotage and vandalism of rail tracks in the North-west and North-central parts of the country. The Force Public Relations Officer (FPRO), CP Frank Mba, made this known while parading 36 suspects arrested for various crimes before journalists, Wednesday at the Headquarters of the Special Tactical Read More

Ogun: Woman who sold 2 daughters for N300, 000 arrested

June 14, 2021 Hakeem Adegbenro 0

A 35- year- old housewife, Blessing Ebuneku Agoro, has been arrested by men of Ogun state police command for selling her two biological daughters, Semilore Agoro, 4, and Deborah Agoro, 2. The Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi stated this in a statement made available to Blueprint Sunday. Oyeyemi said the suspect was arrested, following a report lodged Read More

40-year-old man caught with human head in Osun

June 11, 2021 Lateef Ibrahim 0

The Osun state Police Command has arrested a 40-year-old man, Kabiru Oyeduntan, with a human head. The suspect, who was paraded by the state Commissioner of Police, Olawale Olokode, was alleged to be a ritualist. According to the CP, the suspect was arrested around 9pm of Thursday, June 10, 2021 at quarry area, Apomu in Isokan local government area of Read More

40-year-old man caught with human head in Osun

June 11, 2021 Lateef Ibrahim 0

Osun state police command has arrested a 40-year-old man, Kabiru Oyeduntan, with a human head.  The suspect, who was paraded by the state Commissioner of Police, Olawale Olokode, was alleged to be a ritualist.  According to the CP, the suspect was arrested around 9pm of Thursday, June 10, 2021 at quarry area, Apomu in Isokan local government area of the Read More

Igangan killings: MSSN calls for arrest, prosecution of perpetrators

June 10, 2021 Lateef Ibrahim 0

The Muslim Students’ Society of Nigeria (MSSN) has urged the federal government and the security agencies to ensure arrest and prosecution of perpetrators of Igangan.   A statement jointly signed by the B-Zone Amir/Zonal Coordinator, Qaasim Babatunde Odedeji, Secretary, Abdul-Jalil Abdur-Razaq and the Public Relations Officer, Mos’ud Tohir, and made available to newsmen in Osogbo Wednesday, condemned the killings, saying “Nigerians are tired Read More

EFCC arrests 50 suspected internet fraudsters in Ibadan

June 9, 2021 Bayo Agboola 0

The Ibadan zonal office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) last Friday, arrested 50 suspected internet fraudsters in Ibadan. According to a statement made available to newsmen in Ibadan,Tuesday, the suspects were arrested at Alaro, Sango, Agbaje Ijokoro, and Apete Aladura areas of Ibadan, following intelligence on their alleged involvement in internet fraud. EFCC stressed that 34 of Read More

Amotekun nabs 40-yr- old man with fresh human parts

June 2, 2021 Bayo Agboola 0

A 40- year- old man is now in the net of the Oyo State Security Network, operation Amotekun for allegedly being in possession of fresh human parts. The suspect, identified as Mutiu Abdul-Rasheed, according to the Commandant of Amotekun, Colonel Olayinka Olayanju (rtd), was arrested with fresh human hands and other body parts, which were paraded as exhibits. Colonel Olayanju Read More

Ogun: 2 nabbed for robbing POS operator at gun point

May 23, 2021 Hakeem Adegbenro 0

Two suspected armed robbery suspects, were on Saturday, 22nd of May 2021 arrested by men of Ogun state police command for robbing one Ajose Bilikisu, a point of sales (POS)  operator at gun point in Ketu area of the state. In a press statement issued by the police public relations officer (PPRO),DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi and made available to Blueprint in Abeokuta, it Read More

EFCC arrests 34 suspected internet fraudsters in Osogbo

May 19, 2021 Bayo Agboola 0

Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, (EFCC) Ibadan zonal office, in the early hours of Tuesday arrested 34 suspected internet fraudsters. The EFCC said the arrested suspects, including a former soldier, Adebisi Jamiu, were picked up in different locations in Osogbo, the Osun state capital. EFCC stated  that the 22-year-old former soldier as well as the other suspects Read More

Marwa’s Midas touch at NDLEA

May 18, 2021 Blueprint 0

There has been a beehive of activities at the National Drugs Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) Nigeria’s foremost anti narcotics agency since the appointment of Brig General Muhammadu Buba Marwa (Rtd) as its chairman and chief executive. The agency, which hitherto was comatose and suffering from very low public perception, has since sprang up to life with the coming Marwa an Read More

In Sokoto, Police rescue girl locked inside room

May 15, 2021 Solomon Arowolo 0

The Sokoto state Police command has rescued 12-year-old girl identified as Joy, who was allegedly locked up in a room by her parents for eight months in Dadin Kowa area of Sokoto. Joy who was said to have been locked up and deprived of food due to her unstable mental condition, was rescued after the police were alerted by neighbors. Read More

Police nab 4 in Ogun over alleged kidnapping

May 12, 2021 Hakeem Adegbenro 0

Four members of a kidnap syndicate, have been arrested by operatives of Ogun state police command for kidnapping a 13-year-old girl in Onipanu area of Ado odo ota local government area of the state.  The suspects, John Nelson, Adeleke Ayotunde, Adekunle Basit and Abey Fagbemi were arrested, following a complaint lodged at Onipanu divisional headquarters, by one Adejunwon Odunowo, who Read More

Woman in police net for killing stepson

May 12, 2021 Amarachukwu EgwuAgha 0

A 28-year-old woman, Favor Oko, from Ugwuegu community in Afikpo North local government area of Ebonyi state, has been arrested by the police for allegedly killing her co-wife’s three-year-old son. She was said to have killed the little boy for lack of her husband’s attention. Meanwhile, Police in Abakaliki said they discovered decomposing bodies of two young men Silas Nkwuda and Chukwuemeka Nwoba in Read More