VIDEO: Husband murders wife, drinks poison in Niger

August 10, 2022 Solomon Arowolo 0

A 45-year-old man, identified as Adeniyi Jose, has reportedly strangled his wife, Chioma Gloria Ibeh, to death over allegation of infidelity. The incident occurred in Suleja, Niger State on Monday. Source close to the scene of the event said Adeniyi consumed a poisonous substance believed to be sniper shortly after the ‘murder’ of his wife. Neighbors however, rushed the Ondo-born Read More

Enugu: Court remands man for alleged murder of wife

February 15, 2022 Chuks Nweze 0

A magistrate court in Enugu, Enugu state, has remanded Mr Remijus Nwaju of No 7, Ajali Crescent, Independence Layout, Enugu for alleged murder of his wife, Phelomena Nwaju. Remijus was alleged to have killed his wife on the 15th of November 2021, an offence punishable under Section 494 of the Criminal Code Cap 30 Vol. 11 Laws of Enugu state Read More

Court remands suspected killers of Mrs Igbinedion

January 4, 2022 Patrick Ahanor 0

Justice Efe Ikpomwomba of a Benin High Court in Edo state has remanded suspected killers of Mrs. Maria Oredola Igbinedion to Correction Centre.The Judge refered the case to the Director of Public Prosecution (DPP), of the State ministry of justice for advice  and adjourned  to January 26, 2022. Police prosecutor CSP Peter Ngwumba told the court that the prime suspect Dominion Okoro, a Read More

Man shoots neighbour dead over loud music

December 28, 2021 Blueprint 0

A U.S. man in Florida identified as Zachary Moncada allegedly shot his neighbour during a dispute over loud music on Christmas Eve, a report said. CBS 12 reported that, the 31-year-old was accused of shooting the man in the back before the victim’s relatives subdued him on the front lawn of their Boca Raton home. The victim’s family disarmed Moncada, Read More

Technician arrested for stabbing union leader to death in Ogun

December 27, 2021 Blueprint 0

The Ogun state police command has arrested 32-year- old fridge and air-condition technician, Toheeb Akanji, for stabbing to death a 42- year- old Damilare Babatunde Oladipupo, a member of one of the transport unions in the state. The command’s spokesperson, DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi, stated this in a press statement made available to Blueprint, Sunday in Abeokuta Oyeyemi stated that the Read More

Police nab man for masterminding wife’s abduction, murder

December 15, 2021 Blueprint 0

The Operatives of the Nigeria Police Intelligence Response Team (IRT) have arrested one Emeh Kalu, alongside three others, over the abduction and gruesome killing of his wife, Nneka Nwanyi-Sunday Emeh Kalu. Force Public Relations Officer (FPRO), CP Frank Mba, in a press statement, Wednesday in Abuja, said Nneka Nwanyi-Sunday was earlier reported missing and later found dead in a cassava Read More

Alleged murder: Families beg IGP to release detained son, daughter

November 17, 2021 Paul Okah 0

The families of late Justin Bajogo Osuhor of Umunede, Delta state, and Late Wilfred Obiora Efifie of Agulu in Anambra state have cried out to the Inspector General of Police, Usman Baba Alkali, to use his good offices to ensure the release of their detained son and son-in-law, Mr Jude Osuhor, and their daughter and in-law, Miss Happiness Efifie, from Read More

Mother, son arrested for murder of 60-year-old neighbor

October 29, 2021 Hakeem Adegbenro 0

The men of the Ogun state police command have arrested one Mary Ogbeifu and her son, Godwin Ogbeifu for the gruesome murder of a 60 year old neighbor, Iyabo Olasheinde. The arrest was contained in a press statement issued by the police spokesperson, DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi and made available to Blueprint, Friday. The suspects, according to Oyeyemi were arrested following Read More

Osun govt withdraws case against Aregbesola’s loyalists

October 23, 2021 Lateef Ibrahim 0

Osun state government, Friday, withdrew case instituted against some loyalists of former Governor Rauf Aregbesola, who are standing trial on alleged breach of peace. The defendants are leaders of the splinter group of the All Progressives Congress (APC), ‘The Osun Progressives’ (TOP). They are Hon Rasaq Salinsile, former party secretary and chairman of the factional APC, former State Chairman of the party, Read More

Breaking: Long-serving Lawmaker stabbed to death

October 15, 2021 Blueprint 0

Conservative MP Sir David Amess has died after being stabbed at his constituency surgery in Essex. Police said a 25-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of murder after the attack at a church in Leigh-on-Sea. They said they recovered a knife and were not looking for anyone else in connection with the incident. Prime Minister Boris Johnson said “our hearts Read More

Killing field close to FCT minister’s residence discovered, victim’s head chopped off, hung on tree, 4 persons killed

October 7, 2021 Abdullahi Muhammad 0

Few kilometres away from the Life -Camp official residence of the FCT minister is located a burgeoning slum, known as Kuchibena, where deadly cult activities have turned into a killing field and making life miserable for residents. In the last two months, terrified residents said several persons have died, with about four persons murdered this week in a most gruesome Read More

Anambra: Uba, APC cancel campaign flag-off ‘to honour victims of attacks’

October 2, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The campaign flag-off ceremony of the All Progressives Congress (APC) scheduled to hold today ahead the forthcoming governorship election in Anambra state has been postponed to honour victims of various attacks. Governorship candidate of the APC, Senator Andy Uba, has said in a statement he personally signed. Uba said his party will not play politics with people’s lives, and added Read More

Group faults court ruling exonerating murder suspect

September 24, 2021 Patrick Ahanor 0

A Benin City-based social cultural group, Benin Solidarity Movement (BSN), has expressed reservations over the decision of Edo state High Court which struck out a case of alleged murder against one Isaiah Akpani (defendant). The group, in a protest march in Benin City, demanded that “the case should be revisited and given the right measure of judgement it deserves.” Its Read More

Murder: Osun court adjourns bail of Esuleke, son, others

September 21, 2021 Lateef Ibrahim 0

Justice Ayo Oyebiyi of an Osun state high sitting in Osogbo, the state capital, has adjourned the bail of a popular Masquerade custodian, Kayode Esuleke, his son, Ifasola Esuleke, Adeosun Kola and Idowu Abimbola, to September 23, 2021, for ruling. The defendants were arraigned on September 14, on thirteen count charges bothering on alleged murder of one Salahudeen Moshood, attempted murder, malicious damage, Read More

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

Insecurity: Another 2 farmers killed in Osun

August 29, 2021 Lateef Ibrahim 0

Barely two weeks that five farmers were killed in Toro village, Modakeke, two farmers have been killed in Alapata, another village in Modakeke. A man and a woman whose identities yet unknown, were said to be working in their farm when the assailants murdered them. It was gathered that another person who was in the farm very close to where Read More

Bizzare! Police harvest human heads insider footballer’s fridge

August 24, 2021 Editorial IV 0

The Police in Ghana have arrested a footballer and sports commentator, Richard Gyamfi, with three human heads and body parts in the Sunyani Municipality of the West African country. The sports commentator and footballer was arrested for murder by the police over the weekend with the heads. According to Police, after a thorough search in his house, it was discovered Read More

Police arrest 22-year-old IPOB spy girl

August 22, 2021 Chizoba Ogbeche 0

The Nigeria Police Force has said its operatives of the Nigeria Police Force, working with the Military and other security forces, have arrested a 22-year-old female suspect, Gloria Okolie, “for her complicity in the series of deliberate and well-coordinated attacks on security formations, other critical national infrastructure including INEC offices and killing of security operatives in the South-east. The Deputy Force Read More

Police nab 39, recover 2 RPGS, 13 AK47 rifles, 58 wraps of dynamite

August 17, 2021 Chizoba Ogbeche 0

Operatives of the Nigeria Police Force have arrested 39 suspects for murder, armed robbery, kidnapping, arms trafficking, and cybercrime. Parading the suspects, Monday at the office of the Intelligence Response Team (IRT), the Force Public Relations Officer (FPRO), CP Frank Mba, said some of the exhibits recovered from the suspects are two RPG launchers, 13 AK47 rifles, four locally made pistols, 58 wraps of dynamite, 769 AK47 live ammunition, 14 AK47 magazines, 30 live cartridges, mobile Read More

Monarch flees home as cult war claims 2 in Akwa Ibom community

July 21, 2021 Uko Etim 0

The wake of a supremacy battle between two rival cult groups has claimed no fewer than two persons at Udianga Enem community in Etim Ekpo Local Government Area (LGA) of Akwa Ibom state. Blueprint gathered that the village head, Josiah Udoekoriko, of the community fled his palace on Monday due to fierce war between members of Iceland confraternity and Debam Read More

George Floyd ‘s murderer sent to over 22 years in jail

June 26, 2021 BBC 0

The US white ex-police officer convicted of murdering African-American man George Floyd in Minneapolis in May 2020 has been sentenced to 22 years and six months in jail. The judge said Derek Chauvin’s sentence was based “on your abuse of a position of trust and authority, and also the particular cruelty shown” to Mr Floyd. Mr Floyd, 48, died after Read More

Presidency canvasses private sector’s involvement to end out-of-school challenge

June 24, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The Presidency has emphasised the involvement of private sector in solving the Out-of-School Children’s menace in the country. Speaking Thursday in Abuja at the two-day conference of the Association for Formidable Educational Development (AFED), Senior Special Assistant to the President on Education Interventions, Fela Bank-Olemo, said government alone could not solve the problem. He said the government had introduced a Read More

A/Ibom: Pastor in police net for beating wife to death

June 17, 2021 Uko Etim 0

The founder of Omega World Global Ministry, Pastor Ukachukwu Christopher who hails from Eboyi State is currently cooling off in police custody in Akwa Ibom for killing his wife and buries her corpse in a shadow grave within his compound. The residents of Ikot Abia village in Eket local government area of Akwa Ibom state have been thrown into a state Read More

15-year-old remanded over murder

June 16, 2021 Blueprint 0

An Abeokuta Magistrates’ Court on Tuesday ordered that a 15-year-old boy be remanded in a correctional centre for allegedly killing a female student. The police charged the minor with murder. Dehinde Dipeolu, the magistrate, who did not take the plea of the minor, ordered that he be remanded for 30 days in the Boaster Home Correctional Centre pending legal advice Read More