Nigeria must not hand over Abba Kyari to FBI – Security expert

July 30, 2021 Samson Benjamin 0

A security expert and lawyer, Dr. Garus Gololo, has advised the federal government not to hand over the embattled Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCP), Abba Kyari, to the American security agency for trial. DCP Kyari is currently standing trial in an American court over an allegation of bribery, as revealed in the report of Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) who Read More

Breaking: NSCDC captures wanted notorious bandit, Galadima in Sokoto

July 28, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

A wanted notorious bandit, Bello Galadima, has been captured by the Nigeria Security and Civil Defense Corps (NSCDC). The 40-year-old bandit had been on the wanted list of security agencies for more than two years. In a statement signed Wednesday in Abuja, by the NSCDC director of public relations, DCC Olusola Odumosu, said the Corps’ Commandant-General Ahmed Audi, commended the Read More

Youth leader killed, others injured as cultists clash in Akwa Ibom

July 28, 2021 Uko Etim 0

Suspected cultists numbering about 18 have shot dead the Youths’ President of Atai Ibiaku community in Itu Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom state. It was gathered that the cultists killed one Comrade Edet Ibanga, shot and fatally injured some tenants in a rented apartment occupied mostly by students of the University of Uyo (UNIUYO) along Urua Ekpa Road. Speaking Read More

Avoid aiding Nigeria’s disintegration, YAF urges Yoruba youths

July 16, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

A coalition under the aegis of the Yoruba Appraisal Forum (YAF), Friday, decried the ban on and the stoppage of its peace rally/sensitisation Motorcade by the police in the state. YAF expressed regret that the police in the state could not distinguish between it and other groups claiming to be championing Yoruba self-determination and independence with the disguised objective of Read More

Breaking: FG declares Tuesday, Wednesday public holidays to celebrate Eid-El-Kabir

July 15, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The federal government has declared Tuesday July 20 and Wednesday July 21, 2021, as public holidays to mark this year’s Eid-el-Kabir celebration. The Minister of Interior, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, who made the declaration on behalf of the Federal Government, congratulates all Muslim faithful and Nigerians at home and in the Diaspora on this occasion. “I call on Muslims to continue Read More

How Buhari’s govt fighting corruption through policies – APC group

July 14, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

A think-tank group of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) under the aiges of APC Legacy Awareness and Campaign (APC-LAC) said that President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration has deployed several policies in waging war against corruption in the country. The group said contrary to the assumptions that the administration’s anti-corruption strategy is limited to arrests and prosecutions of offenders, it has Read More

Kanu: Nigeria turning into a pariah state – Igbo group

July 10, 2021 Editor 0

The Igbo National Movement has alleged that the current leadership in Nigeria “is quickly turning the Federation into a pariah state, known only for lawlessness and corrupt purpose”.   In a statement jointly signed by the group’s Executive Director Anthony Olisa Okolo, Executive Secretary Onyemuche Mbachu, Director Media/Mobilisation, Chief Peter Agba Kalu, Legal Adviser Barr. Eze Eluchie and obtained by Read More

Insecurity: APC states agree on implementation of Security Trust Fund

July 3, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The All Progressives Congress (APC) controlled states have resolved to strengthen the legal framework for the implementation of Security Trust Fund (STF) as part of efforts to end insecurity. The states under the leadership of the Progressive Governors Forum (PGF) however, commended the renewed offensive by Nigerian security agencies against criminal elements across the country, even as they reaffirmed the Read More

Police arrests man, 40 for raping 60-yr-old woman in Ogun

June 21, 2021 Hakeem Adegbenro 0

Men of the Ogun state Police Command have arrested a 40 year old man, Adesina Adebowale for forcefully having unlawful carnal knowledge of a 60 years old woman. The arrest was contained in a press release issued by the police public relations officer DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi and made available to BlueprintMonday. Oyeyemi in the release stated that the suspect was arrested following a Read More

Insecurity: Importers threaten to expose dealers in illegal arms, sub-standard items

June 4, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The Importers Association of Nigeria (IMAN) has warned all the importers of arms and ammunition and sub-standard items into the country to desist, threatening to expose behind the illegal activities leading to insecurity in Nigeria. The association said it will do everything possible to assist the federal government on the efforts to end insecurity through all forms of illegal importation. 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

Gulak: PDP excited over rising insecurity across Nigeria, says APC

May 31, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has said that the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) is excited over the rising insecurity in the country, especially in the South-east region. The APC made this claim in a statement titled ‘APC mourns Ahmed Gulak, calls for collective action against criminality’, released Monday in Abuja, and signed by the APC National Secretary, Caretaker/Extraordinary Convention Planning 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

Army Chief, others died as heroes – Ndume

May 22, 2021 Taiye Odewale, Abuja 0

The Chairman, Senate Committee on Army, Senator Mohammed Ali Ndume (APC Borno South), declared Saturday that he  received the news of the late Chief of Army Staff, Lt.  General Ibrahim Attahiru, and 10 others with shock. General Attahiru and some other military officers with Cabin crew of a Nigeria Airforce Aircraft, died Friday evening at the Kaduna Aiport when the plane 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

Insecurity: FG warns against influx of inmates into custodial centres

May 10, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The federal government has warned against the influx of more inmates into the Nigeria custodial centres as a result of increased insecurity and criminality across the country. Minister of Interior, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, said this development should prompt the leadership of the nation’s Correctional facilities not only to be proactive and vigilant, but alive to their responsibilities to defend the Read More

Breaking: FG declares Wednesday, Thursday public holidays to mark Eidul-Fitr

May 10, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The federal government has declared Wednesday 12th and Thursday 13th May, 2021 as public holidays to mark this year’s Eidul-Fitr celebration. The Minister of Interior, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, while making the declaration on behalf of the federal government Monday in Abuja, congratulated the Muslim faithful on this occasion and called on all Nigerians, at home and abroad to use 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

May Day: NLC tasks Ayade on release of kidnapped Chairman

May 1, 2021 Editor 0

The organised Labour in Cross River state has charged Governor Ben Ayade and the security operatives in the state to ensure the immediate release of the Chairman of the NLC, Comrade Ben Ukpepi, who was kidnapped on March 21, 2021 and a ransom tag of N150 million put on his head by his abductors. They made the demand in Calabar, Read More