3 suspected herders arrested for attacking Ogun community

February 22, 2021 Hakeem Adegbenro 0

Men of the Ogun state police command have arrested three suspected herdsmen for their alleged role in the attack on Bamajo village in Aiyetoro area of Ogun state. The suspects; Musa Yusuf, Usman Mohammed and Aliyu Abubakar, were alleged to have attacked the village where they set some houses ablaze and inflicted deep machete cuts on one Ismaila Alabi. Ogun Read More

Breaking: Rochas Okorocha arrested, detained (PICTURES)

February 21, 2021 House keeper 0

The Imo state police command on Sunday arrested the former Governor of Imo state Owele Rochas Okorocha for allegedly leading his team to unseal Royal palm estate. The Royal palm estate was sealed for demolition by the Imo state government. Rochas Okorocha is currently in the custody of the Imo state police command. Details shortly……….

Armed student tried to kill teacher – Cross River council boss

February 19, 2021 Joseph Obung 0

The chairman of Akpabuyo local government area of Cross River state, Emmanuel Offiong Bassey, has confirmed that a female secondary school student of about 15 years old, in his council area, actually attempted to shoot her teacher with a pistol, but for timely intervention of another teacher. According to reports, the girl, whose name was not disclosed as at press Read More

EFCC arrests 39 ‘Yahoo boys’ in Osun, Ogun

February 10, 2021 Bayo Agboola 0

No fewer than 39 suspected ‘Yahoo boys’ were Wednesday paraded by the  Ibadan zonal office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). According to EFCC in a statement made available to newsmen in Ibadan, the 39 suspected Yahoo boys were arrested by its  operatives on Tuesday, February, 9. EFCC stressed that 10 of the suspects were arrested at Ilesha, Osun Read More

Osun CP parades five for car snatching, robbery, kidnapping

January 29, 2021 Lateef Ibrahim 0

Osun state Commissioner of Police, Olawale Olokode, Friday paraded five persons for alleged kidnapping, robbery and car snatching.  According to the CP, Samson Olamilekan (25) and Kazeem Olaide (22) were arrested for robbing one Jimoh Omotosho at Mallam Tope area, Osogbo, with locally made pistol. He said the suspects collected N10,000 from their victim. Also arrested are Usman Muyideen (21) and Read More

Pastor in police net for locking disabled child for 5 years

January 25, 2021 Lateef Ibrahim 0

A Pastor and founder of Cherubim and Seraphim Church, Ikirun in Ifelodun local government area of Osun state, Prophet Samson Olatoke, has been arrested for locking up his 20-year-old child, Olatoke Opeyemi, for five years.  Olatoke was arrested alongside his son who is an elder brother to Opeyemi. The state government has, however, rescued Opeyemi who was said to have been Read More

EFCC storms Osun, arrest 11 ‘yahoo boys’

January 23, 2021 Lateef Ibrahim 0

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibadan zonal office, Friday, arrested eleven suspected internet fraudsters in Osogbo, Osun state.  Operatives of the EFCC swooped on the hideouts of the suspects in Osogbo upon intelligence report received by the commission.  Spokesperson of EFCC, Wilson Uwujaren, confirmed the arrest. The Commission recovered twelve cars which include three Toyota Highlander SUVs, one Mercedes Read More

Police parade 10 ‘kidnappers, robbers’ in Cross River

January 21, 2021 Joseph Obung 0

The Cross River state police command has paraded 10 suspected cultists, kidnappers, robbers, rapists and gun runners, including a man said to be ‘defense minister’ of the Vikings confraternity which is believed to have taken part in deadly cult related clashes in Ugep, Yakurr local government area of the state, few months ago. The new Commissioner of Police in the Read More

3 brothers arrested for killing security guard in Ogun

January 4, 2021 Hakeem Adegbenro 0

Men of the Ogun State Police Command have arrested three brothers, Okiki Mulero, Micheal Mulero and Joseph Mulero for beating a security guard attached to Asero Estate, Abeokuta to death. The Ogun State Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi in a statement made available to Blueprint Monday stated that Okiki Mulero, who is a commercial cyclist was denied entrance into the estate for Read More

Soldiers detained for flogging lady over ‘indecent dressing’, shaving man’s hair in Ibadan

November 2, 2020 Bayo Agboola 0

Some of the soldiers attached to the Oyo State security outfit Operation Burst were on Sunday arrested by the Nigerian Army for flogging a lady over alleged indecent dressing as well as shaving youths for wearing “improper hairstyles”. The soldiers together with other security agencies in the state were deployed to Beere and other trouble spots in Ibadan, the Oyo Read More

Prophetess arrested in Ogun over fraud

October 7, 2020 Hakeem Adegbenro 0

The men of the Ogun State Police Command have arrested a prophetess with the Celestial Church of Christ (CCC), Marvelous Model Parish in Obada-Oko area of the state capital for obtaining money running to millions of naira from many people under false pretence. The suspected prophetess, Oluwakemi Sotonode, also known as Marvelous who has been on wanted list of the command was Read More

CP FCT orders investigation into cop killing of 19-year-old in Apo, commiserates with family of deceased

October 5, 2020 Chizoba Ogbeche 0

The Commissioner of Police in charge of FCT Police Command, CP Bala Ciroma, has ordered an investigation into the shooting incident that led to the death of one Samson Jonah, 19, at Apo on Saturday, October 3, 2020. A press statement by the Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), ASP Yusuf Mariam, Sunday in Abuja, said the police officer identified to have shot Read More

Breaking: El-Zakzaky, wife plead not guilty as court dismisses no case submission

September 29, 2020 AbdulRaheem Aodu 0

A  Kaduna state High Court sitting in Kaduna on Tuesday dismissed the motion of no-case submission filed by the leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN) Sheikh Ibrahim el-Zakzaky and his wife Zeenat. Both of them are standing trial before Justice Gideon Kurada on eight counts charges including culpable homicide, unlawful assembly and disruption of public peace among others. The Read More

Breaking: Police nab knife attack suspect in Paris

September 25, 2020 AFP 0

Officers have arrested the suspected attacker after four people were injured in a knife assault in Paris on Friday near the former offices of satirical weekly Charlie Hebdo, French police said. The man was arrested near the sprawling Place de la Bastille, police said, adding he was the only suspect in an attack that came as a trial is underway Read More

Breaking: UFC star McGregor arrested for ‘indecent exposure’

September 12, 2020 AFP 0

Conor McGregor has been arrested in Corsica for alleged incident exposure, according to the AFP news agency. The Irish UFC star is reportedly in custody on the French island. He was held just hours before he was due to take part in a 80mile water bike dash from Corsica to Monaco as part of a campaign to highlight water safety. Read More

NASC raids FCT ADP, others for fake, uncertified seeds

August 19, 2020 John Oba 0

The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Agriculture Development Project (ADP) and several seeds dealers have been raided by Seeds Inspectors from the National Agriculture Seed Council (NASC) for fake and uncertified seeds. The teams led by the Director, Seed Inspectorate, Mr. Agboola Adebayo, on Tuesday went to the FCT ADP on a sting operation and confisticated fake and uncertified seeds from Read More

Police confirms abduction of district head in Yobe

August 16, 2020 Sadiq Abubakar 0

The Yobe Police Command in has confirmed the abduction of Isa Mai-Buba, the District head of Jajere in Fune local government area of the state. The command’s spokesman, Dungus Abdulkarim, stated this in a statement released in Damaturu on Sunday. He said Mr Mai-Buba was abducted at his residence in Jajere on Saturday, August 15. “At about 22:05 hours on Read More

Kano Police rescue man, 30, confined by father for 7 years

August 14, 2020 Bashir Mohammed 0

The Police in Kano state have rescued a 30-year-old man, Ahmed Aminu, who was locked up inside a car garage for seven years by his father and stepmother. A press statement, Friday in Kano, the Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) for the command, DSP Abdullahi Haruna, Friday in Kano, said the victim was rescued on Thursday, “The Kano state Police Read More

C/River police parade 6 ‘kidnappers’, 28 others

August 13, 2020 Joseph Obung 0

  The Cross River Police Command has paraded 34 suspected criminals, including six kidnappers and 28 others. The kidnappers were said to have been involved in the kidnapping of Mrs. Ekwele Agube, wife of Justice Ignatius Agube of the Court of Appeal Court, Enugu. The state Commissioner of Police, Mr. Abdulkadir Jimoh, who paraded the suspects, Thursday in Calabar, said Read More

Troops arrest 8 suspects over Kaduna killings

August 11, 2020 AbdulRaheem Aodu 0

Troops of Operation Safe Haven in charge of maintaining peace in Plateau State, parts of Bauchi, and Southern Kaduna on Monday said eight persons have been arrested in connection with the killings in Southern Kaduna. The Commander of the OPSH, Sector 7, Colonel David Nwankonobi, disclosed this while addressing journalists at the Kafanchan headquarters of Sector 7 on Monday. He Read More

Pictures: Uneasy calm as Police, Army arrest #RevolutionNow protesters

August 5, 2020 Solomon Arowolo 0

Revolution now protesters are currently facing hard times in Abuja after security agents reportedly arrested many of them in Abuja The protesters carrying placards and banners had set out as early as 8 am to demand good governance from the Buhari-led administration. Some of their placards read, ‘Nigerians are sick and tired of poverty, corruption, injustice and untimely death’; ‘Say no Read More

Police vow to fish out killers of Nasarawa district head

August 2, 2020 House keeper 0

Police in Nasarawa state have vowed that it will fish out the killers of the district head of Odu village in Nasarawa local government area, Amos Obere. Mr. Obere was murdered by gunmen Friday. Police spokesman in the state, Nansel Ramhan, made the vow while speaking Sunday in Lafia. He said the command will not rest on its oars until the killers Read More

Five teenagers arrested for armed robbery in Ogun

July 27, 2020 House keeper 0

Ogun state Police command on Sunday paraded five teenage suspected armed robbers operating along Lagos-Ibadan highway. Three of the victims had earlier been arrested while two others escaped. But, on Sunday, the police in Ogun State said, “the remaining two members of robbery syndicate have been arrested.” The police said they were apprehended by operatives of Ogun State Special Anti Read More

Lady, 31, on the run after being caught in lesbianism

July 12, 2020 Temitope Musowo 0

A 31-year-old lady, Christiana Irene Esele, who until her disappearance lived at No. 27, Baale Street, Ajegunle in Ajeromi-Ifelodun local government area of Lagos state, has been reported to be on the run after being caught in the act with her lesbian partner.  Christiana was said to have disappeared since 22nd of February, 2019 when she was caught in the Read More