Ogun: Man arrested for killing 50-year-old man over woman

October 17, 2021 Hakeem Adegbenro 0

A-25-year-old man, Bisi Omoniyi has been arrested by operatives of Ogun state police command for killing a 50 years old man he met at his woman friend’s house. The command’s spokesperson, DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi stated this in a press statement made available to Blueprint Sunday in Abeokuta. Oyeyemi stated that the suspect was arrested following a distress call received by Read More

Ogun police command gets new commissioner of police

October 7, 2021 Hakeem Adegbenro 0

Following the retirement from service of the former commissioner of police, Ogun State Police Command, CP Edward Awolowo Ajogun, the Inspector General of police (IGP), Alikali Baba Usman, has posted CP Lanre Sikiru Bankole as the helmsman of the command The new posting was contained in a press statement issued by the command’s spokesperson, DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi, and made available to Blueprint, ThursdayThe Read More

Alleged assault: Police arrest Premier League star

October 7, 2021 Editorial IV 0

A Brighton player has been arrested on suspicion of sexual assault. The player, in his 20s, was one of two men taken into custody following an incident at a nightclub on the seafront in the early hours of Wednesday morning. He cannot be named for legal reasons and was arrested along with a man in his 40s. Brighton said: “Brighton Read More

Group tasks NSCDC, FRSC, others on transparent recruitment

October 5, 2021 Lekan Shehinde 0

The Coalition of Civil Society Network (NCSN) has urged government agencies to exercise high level of transparency in their recruitment processes  NCSN in a press briefing Monday, tasked the leadership of Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) and the Federal Road safety Corps (FRSC) to emulate their sister agencies while conducting their recruitment process.  Chairman of the Coalition, Comrade Zakari Hashim, Read More

Epidemic looms as refuse litter Abuja streets – Investigations

October 5, 2021 Abdullahi Muhammad 0

Fears of possible epidemic looms in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) as heaps of refuse now compete for scarce space with residents, both at the city centre and surrounding satellite towns. Residents have continued to express worries that for sometimes now, the number of refuse dumps on the streets and major access roads have increased in geometric progression, with little Read More

Defraudment of Nigerian travelers: Senate investigates fake COVID-19 test

September 28, 2021 Taiye Odewale 0

The Senate, Tuesday, resolved to investigate allegations of fake COVID-19 test results used to defraud unsuspecting Nigerians in Ghana and the use of fake vaccination cards in Nigeria. The decision to investigate the allegation against the Ghanaian authorities was sequel to a motion sponsored to that effect by Senator Ibrahim Yahaya Oloriegbe (APC Kwara Central) . Oloriegbe in the motion Read More

Police confirm killing of herder in Jebu Bassa

September 28, 2021 Muhammad Tanko Shittu 0

One herder was on Sunday evening allegedly killed while rearing his cattle at Jebu Bassa of Bassa local government area of Plateau state. State chapter chairman of Gan Allah Fulani Development Association of Nigeria (GAFDAN), Garba Muhammad, told newsmen in Jos. He said the herder was killed at Kafigana in Jebu District of Bassa local government area of the state. When contacted, Read More

Exposed! How ritualist buried 9-year-old girl with N1000 note

September 26, 2021 Umar Bayo Abdulwahab 0

Operatives of the Kwara state police command in Offa local government area have arrested a suspected ritualist Alalade Alaweye who buried his nine-year-old victim with N1000 note.This was coming barely 48 hours after operatives of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Kwara command arrested 25 -year-old Ismail Salihu for Killing his 14- year-old sibling, Azeez Salihu, for money Read More

CSOs, AGP disown Monday planned anti-CBN, Buhari’s economy agenda protest

September 26, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The Coalition of Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) and Abuja Grassroots Projects (AGP) have dissociated themselves from the Monday planned anti-Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) protest. The groups noted that the protest will be carried out by a faceless group hired by those who are against the President Mohammadu Buhari’s economy agenda and the Governor of CBN, Godwin Emefiele. The groups, Read More

Police parades suspected killers of 7 farmers in Osun

September 22, 2021 Lateef Ibrahim 0

Osun state police command Wednesday paraded five suspected killers of some farmers who were murdered on their way to farm in Modakeke. The suspects are: Akingbala Olakunle aka ‘All Stand,’ Owoniyi Segun aka ‘Agbede,’ Daramola Muideen aka ‘Ede,’ Shina Adeyemi and one Awotunde Elijah. The Commissioner of Police, Olawale Olokode, said the suspects were arrested in connection with the murder Read More

Breaking: DSS raids, arrests railway vandals, thieves in Jos (Pictures)

September 22, 2021 Muhammad Tanko Shittu, Jos 0

The Plateau state command of the Department of Security Services (DSS) on Wednesday raided vandals and thieves of railway property. The DSS according to its deputy director operations Garba Audu, a retired police inspector, was first arrested Tuesday night driving a vehicle with items and further investigation led to raiding of their stores at Bukuru in Jos South local government Read More

Ogun: Man arrested for impregnating, aborting for a 16-year-old niece

September 22, 2021 Hakeem Adegbenro 0

A 52-year-old man, Jimoh Mutaliu has been arrested by men of Ogun state police command for impregnating and procuring abortion for his 16-years-old niece. The suspect was arrested following a report lodged at Adatan divisional headquarters by the victim’s father. A statement by the command’s spokeperson, DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi stated that the victim’s father discovered that his 16 years old Read More

Shock, disbelief in Kwara as suspected ritualist beheads sex worker

September 21, 2021 Editorial IV 0

Two bizarre events reported in different parts of Kwara state last week shocked residents as  UMAR BAYO ABDULWAHAB reports.Aftere comiting a henious crime in Kwara and fled to Bida in Niger state, operatives of the Kwara State Police Command have smashed a five man ritualists syndicate in connection with the murder of commecial sex worker, Abigail in Kwara- state.The crime Read More

Enugu INEC office razed

September 19, 2021 Chuks Nweze 0

Arsonists, Sunday morning, set ablaze another office of the Independent Electoral Commissioner (INEC) in Awgu local government area of Enugu state. This brings to three offices of the commission set on fire by hoodlums in the state in the past four months. It was gathered that the arsonists climbed through the perimeter fence to gain access into the office. The Read More

Troops arrest 2 suspects, recover 370 ammunition in Plateau

September 17, 2021 Muhammad Tanko Shittu 0

The joint security taskforce under Operation Safe Haven (OPSH) has Thursday, intercepted two 2 suspects with 370 rounds of ammunition. Military information officer in charge of OPSH Major Ishaku Takwa, said in a press release. He said the ammunition was concealed in a Toyota Pathfinder car with registration number Plateau LGT 772 JN.  “Luck ran out of the suspect when Read More

How we killed Sen. Na’Allah’s son – Suspects

September 17, 2021 AbdulRaheem Aodu 0

Suspected killers of Capt Abdulkarim Bala Na’Allah, the first son of Senator Bala Na’Allah, have explained how they killed the pilot in his Malali residence two weeks ago. Abdulkareem was found dead in his room at his residence in Malali GRA, Kaduna on August 29, 2021. The two suspects paraded by Kaduna Police Command were Bashir Muhammad 23 and Nasiru Read More

Fake soldier soliciting release of suspect arrested in Ogun

September 12, 2021 Hakeem Adegbenro 0

One Segun Ogundeji, who was fully dressed in military uniform to solicit for the release of a suspect at the police divisional headquarters in Sango Ota area of Ogun State has been arrested for impersonation. A release by the command’s spokesperson, DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi, made available to Blueprint, Sunday, stated that Ogundeji, who himself was an ex-convict was arrested when Read More

Group hails military onslaught against bandits in Zamfara

September 12, 2021 Benjamin Samson 0

A peace advocacy group, the North-West Youth Solidarity (NWYS), has hailed the Armed forces of Nigeria’s (AFN) sustained military offensive in Zamfara state which has led to killing of scores of bandits and many others fleeing for their lives. The group said its investigation revealed that bandits in their numbers were running out of Zamfara as a result of the Read More

FG wants attackers of firefighters in Kogi brought to book

September 10, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The federal government has condemned the reported attack on some firefighters and fire trucks by hoodlums in Kogi state, saying such act “is unacceptable and those responsible will definitely not go unpunished.” Controller General of the Federal Fire Service (FFS) Dr. Liman Ibrahim, has however has vowed that those behind the act described as ‘dastardly’ will surely be punished The Read More

4 killed, 1 beheaded in fresh Plateau attack

September 7, 2021 Muhammad Tanko Shittu 0

Police have confirmed the killing of four persons in renewed isolated attacks in Bassa local government area of Plateau state. The latest of killings occurred Sunday evening at Kpachudu community where a herder was killed and beheaded. Police spokesman of the state command, ASP Ubah Ogaba, said the command is aware of the unfortunate incidents at Kpachudu and Reweinku villages Read More

Breaking: Operation Safe Haven troops burst drug syndicates, recover N9.5m worth of Indian hemp (PICTURES)

September 4, 2021 Muhammad Tanko Shittu, Jos 0

Troops of Operation SAFE HAVEN (OPSH) on Saturday September 4, 2021 bursted drug syndicate and recovered 320 blocks of Indian hemp worth N9.5 million concealed in a Toyota Camry car with registration number Abuja ABC 214 HV. Information Officer of OPSH, Major Ishaku Takwa, made the disclosure in a press release. “The suspects Sgt Patrick Kalu, a retired police officer, Read More

Fraud: CAC to grant CCB access to data

September 3, 2021 Adeola Tukuru, 0

The Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC) is set to grant the Code of Conduct Bureau (CCB) access to its database to enable it carry out seamless investigation of companies suspected to be engaged in illicit activities. The Registrar General/CEO of the CAC, Alhaji Garba Abubakar, who gave the commitment on Friday in Abuja when he received the CCB chairman, Professor Muhammad Read More

Make evidences of ‘Fulanisation’, Islamisation public, PGF boss challenges Ortom, others

September 1, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

A chieftain of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) and Director General of the Progressive Governors Forum (PGF) Salihu Moh Lukman, has warned against ethnic and religious profiling in the country, even as he challenged those who claimed to have evidences to make it public. The PGF specifically challenged the Benue state governor Samuel Ortom and others in the opposition Read More

Ogun: Police shot dead one Kidnapper, arrests other

August 31, 2021 Hakeem Adegbenro 0

The Ogun State Police Command have shot dead one member of a kidnap syndicate, while it also arrested one at Ilala forest in Imala area of Abeokuta North Local Government area of the state. The is barely 24 hours after two members of a kidnap syndicate were gunned down at Itori area of Ewekoro Local Government area.  The command’s spokesperson, Read More