Prostitution: Police nab 2 for trafficking teenagers to Ghana

September 8, 2021 Amarachukwu EgwuAgha 0

Ebonyi Police command Tuesday, paraded two suspects for trafficking teenage girls for prostitution. The suspects Ivi Chukwu Chinecherem, age 20yrs and Ogbonna Justice, age 19 yrs were said to have been involved in the trafficking of five Ebonyi female teenagers to Ghana for  Akaeze community in Ivo local government area of Ebonyi state. While parading the suspects, the commissioner of Read More

Driver, 2 others nabbed for diverting 4.7m goods in Ogun

September 6, 2021 Hakeem Adegbenro 0

Ogun state Police command has arrested three a driver, Oluwaseyi Oyetunde, and two others; Segun Oluwaseun and Chijoke Ogbu in connection with diversion of goods valued at 4.7 million naira belonging to Hayat Kimya Company. The arrest was contained in a press statement issued by the Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi and made available to Blueprint in Read More

Channels interview: Why we invited Cdre Olawunmi – DHQ

August 29, 2021 Benjamin Samson 0

The Defence Headquarters (DHQ) has debunked reports by an online medium Sahara Reporters alleging that the Defence Intelligence Agency (DIA) has arrested Cdre Kunle Olawunmi (retd) over an interview he granted Channels Television programme Sunrise Daily.  Cdre Olawunmi had during the interview alleged that some high ranking members of the president administration are sponsors of Boko Haram terrorists. A statement by Read More

4 confirmed dead as police repels attack to free armed robbers in Osun

August 26, 2021 Lateef Ibrahim 0

Osun State Police Command, Thursday, confirmed death of four suspects in the attack on police van taking suspected robbers to Ilesa correctional centre, Wednesday afternoon. The police explained that an attack by some hoodlums to prevent suspected robbers from being taken to the correctional centre after court had remanded them, was repelled by security operatives who engaged them in a Read More

Arrest killers of 2 Ochoro pastors, Ortom urges security operatives

August 22, 2021 John Shiaondo 0

Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue state Sunday called on security operatives to arrest those responsible for the killing of Pastors Moses Ijoko and Emmanuel Aleje in Ochoro community, Konshisha local government area of the state. The two pastors were reportedly assassinated by gunmen while on their way for medical checkup in Oju.A statement issued Sunday by the governor condemed the Read More

Police, community leaders call for calm over killing of 5 in Osun

August 20, 2021 Lateef Ibrahim 0

The Commissioner of Police, Osun State Command, CP Olawale Olokode, and community leaders in Modakeke and Ile-ife have appealed to residents of the two towns to avoid any action that may lead to renewed war.  The advice came on the heels of killing of five farmers by unknown assailants at Alape via Modakeke, Friday morning.  The CP in a statement Read More

Breaking: EFCC operatives lay siege at Abuja airport, arrest ex-Abia governor

August 19, 2021 House keeper 0

Former governor of Abia State, Senator Theodore Orji, has been arrested by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja. The ex- governor, who has been on the commission’s watch list, was intercepted at about 10 am this morning and brought to the headquarters of the EFCC at Jabi, Abuja, for continuation of his interrogation. Read More

2 policemen nabbed for ‘possessing cannabis’ in Edo

August 18, 2021 Patrick Ahanor 0

Members of Edo State Security Network, otherwise known as vigilante has arrested two policemen over alleged  possession  of  cannabis. The cops were reportedly apprehended during a stop-and-search of their Lexus RX330 SUV  around Oko-Ogba Airport road in Benin City, the State Capital.  In a viral video, one of the police officer who was handcuffed with his colleague  admitted to owning the drug Read More

Customs seizes N91m prohibited goods in ilorin

August 12, 2021 House keeper 0

The Joint Border Patrol Team, Sector 3 of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) Ilorin, has seized prohibited goods worth N91 million. The Sector Commander, Compt. Olugbenga Peters, disclosed this at a news conference at the Custom House in Ilorin on Tuesday. Peters said that from the records made available by NNPC/DPR, only 13 petrol tankers were granted approval to load Read More

Suspected herdsman arrested with AK-47 in Ogun

August 11, 2021 Hakeem Adegbenro 0

Operatives of Ogun state police command have apprehended a herdsman who simply identified himself as Mohammed, with one AK 47 riffle.  The police public relations officer (PPRO), DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi made this known in a press statement made available to Blueprint Wednesday. The suspect, according to the statement was arrested following an information received by the Dpo Imeko divisional headquarters, that two Read More

Ogun: College staff nabbed for raping student

August 11, 2021 Hakeem Adegbenro 0

An administrative staff of the College of Health Technology, Ogun, Olawale Jamiu, has been arrested by men of the state police command for having allegedly carnal knowledge of a student of the college. The arrest was contained in a press statement issued by the police public relations officer, DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi and made available to Blueprint Tuesday in Abeokuta. Oyeyemi Read More

Banditry, Kidnapping: PDP unqualified to speak on insecurity – APC

August 9, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has said the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) was not qualified to criticise the current administration on the worsening insecurity in Nigeria. Responding to an earlier statement released by the PDP, APC reassured Nigerians that “the security of the nation is of the highest priority to the President Muhammadu Buhari administration and this government is Read More

Customs FOU Zone ‘C’ intercepts 6 containers of unprocessed timber, arrests 2

August 2, 2021 Suleiman Idris 0

Operatives of the Nigeria Customs Service, Federal Operations Unit Zone ‘C’ said it intercepted three trucks conveying six 6×20ft containers of logs of unprocessed timber. Zonal Coordinator for Zone ‘C’, Ag. ACG Olusemire Kayode who displayed the seized containers at the zonal headquarters, Port Harcourt on Monday disclosed that two suspects were also arrested. He noted that the exportation of Read More

UNGA: Yoruba group petitions UN, others against pro-Igboho groups

August 2, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

A coalition under the aegis of the Yoruba Appraisal Forum (YAF) has petitioned the United Nations, its five permanent members, the European Union (EU), the African Union (AU) and other powerful countries across the world over a plan by the umbrella body of Yoruba self-determination groups, Ilana Omo Oodua, to present a petition against the Nigerian government at the 76th Read More

Police arrests man for stabbing prostitute to death in Ogun

July 28, 2021 Hakeem Adegbenro 0

Police operatives in Ogun state have apprehended an eighteen year old boy, Jamiu Malomo, who murdered a 28 years old lady, Azeezat Akande in cold blood.  The 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 Wednesday. Oyeyemi, according to the statement said the suspect was Read More

Breaking: Yoruba nation agitators released from Police detention in Lagos

July 27, 2021 House keeper 0

Forty-seven protesters arrested by the Nigerian Police during the Yoruba Nation Rally held July 3, 2021, in Lagos State have been released from detention. The remaining person is still detained by the police after allegedly killing someone during one of their protest, 47 otherswere released after meeting their bail conditions. A Magistrates’ Court in Yaba, Lagos State had on July Read More

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

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