Ogun: Police Arrests Woman For Selling Her Two Daughters For N300,000

June 13, 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 of 4 years old and Deborah Agoro of 2 years old.The police public relations officer (PPRO), DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi made this known in a statement made available to Blueprint Sunday.According to Oyeyemi, the suspect was arrested, Read More

Police foil attempt to kidnap Catholic Bishop, nab 84

June 2, 2021 Editorial IV 0

Operatives of the Nigeria Police Force (NPF) have smashed kidnapping syndicate responsible for some of the high-profile kidnap for ransom operations in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Kaduna, Niger, Katsina, Bauchi, and Plateau states, including the attempted kidnapping of a Catholic Bishop in Zaria. Force Public Relations Officer (FPRO), CP Frank Mba, disclosed this while parading four members of the gang Read More

Zamfara: Police arrest 15 suspects in connection with protest

June 2, 2021 Sanusi Muhammad, 0

Zamfara State Police Command has apprehended 15 suspects who took part in the riot which led to the blocking of Kaura Namoda- Gusau highway on Monday. The state Commissioner of Police CP Hussaini Rabiu stated this while parading the suspects to Newsmen at the command headquarters in Gusau Tuesday. The Commissioner said the organized crime was perfected by some conflict Read More

Army Kills 7 IPOP/ESN terrorists, arrest 5 in Rivers

May 30, 2021 Benjamin Samson 0

The Nigerian Army Saturday said troops of 6 Division Garrison, Port Harcourt and 29 Battalion in conjunction with operatives of Nigerian Police, DSS, and NSCDC on Thursday, killed 7 Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB)/ Esthern Nigerian Network (ESN) terrorists. Director Army Public Relations Brig.-Gen. Mohammed Yerima who stated this in a statement Saturday, said they were killed in a clearance/raid Read More

9 cultists arrested during supremacy clash in Ogun

May 26, 2021 Hakeem Adegbenro 0

Nine members of Eye cult group, were on the 24th of May 2021 arrested in Ajegunle area of Ibogun during a supremacy battle between them and members of Alora confraternity.  The arrested was contained in a press statement issued by the police public relations officer (PPRO), DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi and made available to Blueprintthe suspects, Sodiq Olabisi, Oluwatosin Andrew, Oladimeji Oyedele, 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

Imo police arrest killers of police sergeant

May 16, 2021 Chidiebere Iwuoha 0

Five notorious armed robbers who murdered Sergeant Joseph Nwaka, attached to the Department of Operations and collected his arms have been arrested. According to a statement issued by the Imo State Commissioner of Police, Abutu Yaro Saturday, the Crime Prevention and Control strategies adopted by the Imo State Police Command under him to rid Imo state of activities of  the Read More

2 armed robbery suspects arrested in Ogun

May 6, 2021 Hakeem Adegbenro 0

Men of Ogun state police command, on the 4th of May 2021 at about 9:30 p.m., arrested two suspected armed robbers while going for a robbery operation.  The arrests was contained in a press statement issued by the command’s public relations officer, DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi and made available to Blueprint ThursdayAccording to the release, “the suspects, Rasheed Ayinde and Matthew Oladipupo were Read More

Man arrested for killing mother-in-law in Ogun

May 5, 2021 Hakeem Adegbenro 0

A 28-year-old man, Opeyemi Adeola Ganiyu, was on the 3rd of May 2021 arrested by men of Ogun state police command for killing his mother in law, Abosede Oyewole.  The suspect was arrested following a report made at Atan Ota divisional headquarters by one Odunayo Mathew, who reported that the suspect, who is married to the daughter of the deceased, Read More

EFCC nabs man for cloning commission’s e-mail, fraud

May 5, 2021 Chizoba Ogbeche 0

Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) have arrested one Udochukwu Ugochukwu Simeon for allegedly creating fraudulent clones of the commission’s e-mail address, and using same to defraud unsuspecting victims. The EFCC Head, Media & Publicity, Wilson Uwijaren, in a press statement, Wednesday in Abuja, said: “The 26-year-old suspect created an Outlook email account of the commission, “[email protected]” and Read More

FG issues shoot-at-sight order against Prisons’ attackers, fleeing inmates

April 30, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The federal government has expressed great outrage at the recent wave of attacks on Custodial Centres of the Nigeria Correctional Service NCoS, ordering personnel of the Service’s armed squad to shoot-at-sight any internal and external aggressor. Minister of Interior, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola gave the order at an emergency meeting with NCoS Squadron Commanders, Field Commanders and Heads of Armed Squads. Read More

19 bandits informants arrested in Niger

April 27, 2021 Aideloje Ojo 0

Nineteen suspected agents of bandits have been arrested by men of the vigilantes in Munya and Shiroro local governments of Niger state. It was learnt that five of the informants made up of two brothers of the same father and the other three, fulani herdsmen were apprehended at Chiri village in the Shiroro local government of the state while the Read More

Breaking: Police in gun battle with bandits, nab 5 as gunmen kidnap wives, children in Zaria (Pictures)

April 26, 2021 Mohammed Bello Habib 0

Two house wives and children have been kidnapped by gunmen at Kofar Kuyambana low cost in Zaria local government area of Kaduna state. A resident in the area, Mallam Garba Jumare, told Blueprint correspondent that the kidnappers invaded the area and attacked a house of Customs officer around 10pm on Sunday. He said the kidnappers whisked away the Customs officer’s wife, Read More

NAPTIP accepts 8 rescued kids, 2 ‘traffickers’ in Kano

April 24, 2021 Blueprint 0

The National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) has disclosed that it had received eight rescued under-age children and arrested two suspected human traffickers in Kano state. NAPTIP’s North-west zonal commander, Mr. Abdullahi Babale, made the disclosure while briefing newsmen in Kano on Friday. He said the rescued victims were between the ages of three months and Read More

Updated: Ex-Imo Gov Okorocha arrested by EFCC operatives

April 14, 2021 Blueprint 0

A former governor of Imo state, Rochas Okorocha, has been arrested, Premium Times can authoritatively report. Okorocha was arrested by operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) at about 4 P.M. Tuesday at his Unity House private office in Abuja, sources familiar with the matter told this medium. The former governor was arrested after a five-hour standoff with Read More

Bauchi police arrest robbers for stealing N3.4m items, cash

April 9, 2021 Najib Sani 0

Bauchi state police command has arrested suspected armed robbers and conspirators who allegedly broke into houses on 25th March 2021 at Zango area of the state capital with dangerous weapons and robbed occupants of some valuable items which include phones, laptops, motorcycles, plasma televisions and jewelry worth N3, 159, 000 and a cash of sum of N290, 000. The state Read More

50 armed herdsmen nabbed, under prosecution over insecurity – NSCDC boss

April 7, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Commandant General of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defense Corps (NSCDC), Dr. Ahmed Audi, said the Corps has arrested over 50 suspected armed herdsmen, in ongoing operations to check the escalating insecurity in the country. The NSCDC boss said this at the agency’s headquarters Wednesday in Abuja, where licences were presented to new private guard operators. The CG, however stressed Read More

Effium killings: Ebonyi indigenes demand investigation into escape of 55 suspects

April 6, 2021 Editorial II 0

The Association of Ebonyi State Indigenes in the Diaspora (AESID) has demanded for thorough investigation and prosecution of the Commissioner of Police in Ebonyi state, Aliyu Garba and other security personnel for claiming that 55 suspects arrested in connection with the killings in Effium communities escaped. In a statement released to newsmen Tuesday in Abuja by the President of the Read More

Group petitions IG, wants Ebonyi CP to account for arrested ‘warlords’

April 5, 2021 Amarachukwu Egwu-Agha, 0

Following the alleged escape of 55 out of 66 ‘warlords’ arrested by the General Officer Commanding 82 division, Enugu, Maj.Gen. Taoreen Lagbaja, and his team, during a raid at Okpuduma village last Saturday, in Effium community from the Police custody, the Ezza-Effium Consultative Assembly, has accused the Nigeria Police in the state under CP Aliyu Garba, of compromise, and has Read More

Effium crisis: Umahi orders arrest of council boss, legislator

March 30, 2021 Amarachukwu Egwu-Agha 0

Governor David Umahi of Ebonyi state Monday ordered the arrest of the chairman of Ohaukwu local government area, Mr Clement Oda and the member representing Ohaukwu North state Constituency, Mr Chinedu Awo and six other persons. Their arrest was necessitated by the renewed hostilities in Ezza Effium and Effium communities and the arrested persons are from the communities. The governor Read More

35-year-old man docked for alleged theft of N2m car

March 22, 2021 Editorial IV 0

A 35-year-old man, Baba Emmanuel, who allegedly stole a car valued at N2 million, on Monday appeared before an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court. Emmanuel, who resides at Iju, Lagos, is facing a charge of stealing. The Prosecutor, ASP Bisi Ogunleye, told the court that the defendant committed the offence on Nov. 30, 2020 at Oko-Oba, Agege, Lagos. Ogunleye said that Emmanuel Read More

Ogun: Police arrests herbalist, bricklayer for killing woman, son for money ritual

March 21, 2021 Hakeem Adegbenro 0

Operatives of the Ogun State Police Command have arrested a 29-year old herbalist, Baoku Gbuyi and a bricklayer, Olamide Odulaja over the killing of a housewife, one Modupeola Folorunsho and her 4 year old son, Peter Folorunsho for money making ritual. The police public relations officer (PPRO), DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi made this known in a press statement made available to Blueprint in Read More

FCT Police nab 10 for robbery, drug peddling

March 21, 2021 Chizoba Ogbeche 0

The FCT Police Command has arrested 10 suspects for armed robbery and drug peddling along Mpape, Kado-Biko and Life-Camp axis. A press statement by the Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) for the command, ASP  Mariam Yusuf, Sunday in Abuja, said: “Amongst the suspects are: Ibrahim Abdulrasheed, 26; Abubakar Rabiu, 23; Abdulmumini Bello, 19; Abubakar Mohammed, 20; and an ex-convict Shaban Abubakar, 19; arrested Read More