Breaking: Uncertainty as 50 prisoners escape jail

July 24, 2020 TheSun 0

A group of prisoners have escaped from a prison in South Africa and have hijacked a vehicle as police desperately try and hunt them down, it has been reported. Around 50 criminals reportedly escaped from a jail in Malmesbury, a small town in the country’s Western Cape, theSun reports. Disturbing footage shows men sprinting through the streets surrounded by what Read More

31-year-old man rapes stepdaughter, nabbed

July 24, 2020 Solomon Arowolo 0

Rivers state police command has arrested 31-year-old Musa Abubakar, who confessed to raping his nine-year-old stepdaughter anytime his wife refuses to have sex with him. Abubakar who is from Jigawa state but resides in Rupokwu in Obio Akpor local government area in Rivers state, told newsmen when he was paraded on Wednesday, July 22, that he decided to rape his Read More

Boko Haram executes 5 aid workers in Borno, Buhari condemns act

Criminal elements believed to be Boko Haram fighters have shot dead five persons said to be humanitarian workers working for Non Governmental Organisations (NGOs). The terrorist group made a public show of its deadly act via a viral video it published on social media Wednesday. The 35-second video featured five hooded armed men standing behind five abductees who were kneeling before Read More

In Kaduna communities, DPO seeks community involvement for better policing

July 20, 2020 House keeper 0

The Divisional Police Officer (DPO), Sabon Tasha Division, Nigeria Police Force, Paul Timbushi, has called on communities in the area to organise themselves for better policing. He said if communities are well organised, it makes the job of the police in checking criminal activities easy. According to a statement signed by the Executive Public Relations Officer (EPRO) Tsaunin Kura Residents Read More

Breaking: Again, gunmen unleash mayhem in Kaduna, 19 feared killed

July 20, 2020 AbdulRaheem Aodu 0

The Kaduna state Police Command has confirmed an attack by unknown gunmen, on Kukum Daji Village, Kaura local government area of Kaduna state, where 19 persons were reported to have been killed. The attack, according to information available to Blueprint, was launched on the village around 10:30pm on Sunday night. Blueprint also gathered that 30 other persons who narrowly escaped the Read More

5 Children dead, 6 injured as bomb blast rocks Katsina community

July 18, 2020 NAN 0

Five children were killed in a suspected bomb explosion at a farm in Yammama village, Malumfashi local government area of the state, Katsina state Police command has revealed. A statement by the command Public Relations Officer, SP Gambo Isah, said that six other children were injured in the blast which occurred at about 11:30 am on Saturday. “DPO Malumfashi reported Read More

Breaking: Gunmen invade Kaduna communities, kill 20, many missing in fresh attack

July 18, 2020 AbdulRaheem Aodu 0

Unknown gunmen have reportedly killed 20 people following attacks on Chibuak and Kigudu II communities in Kauru Local Government Area (LGA) of Kaduna state.  The two villages were reportedly attacked consecutively on Thursday and Friday at midnight, while some of the villagers are said to be missing. The bandits were said to have launched yet another attack on Saturday in Read More

Breaking: ‘One million boys’ leader shot dead in Ibadan

July 12, 2020 Bayo Agboola 0

The leader of a notorious cult gang, known as one million boys terrorising the people of Ibadan, the Oyo state capital, Biola Ebila was on Sunday shot dead at Olomi area of Ibadan. Ebila was declared wanted by the Oyo state Police Command following the death of another cult leader, Ekugbemi in May this year. Sources said Biola Ebila met his Read More

Letter to IGP over community policing crisis

July 10, 2020 Awunah Pius Terwase 0

The launching of Community Policing to help curtail the security challenges in the country is now the cause of conflict in Puluya, one of the areas in Mpape Community under Bwari area council of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT). Also, it has become a business opportunity for some persons in Puluya to use people and make money for their personal Read More

Igbo youth commends Buhari, IG, over new zonal headquarter, warns killer headers to relocate

July 9, 2020 Amarachukwu EgwuAgha 0

Ohaneze Ndigbo Youth Council (OYC) Worldwide Thursday, commended President Muhammadu Buhari and the Inspector General of Police, Adamu Mohammed for the successful inauguration of the new Police zone 13 command headquarters at Ukpo, Dunukofia Council area of Anambra state. The new zone inaugurated on Wednesday is to cover Enugu, Ebonyi and Anambra states respectively. In a statement signed and issued Read More

Ritualist linked to serial killings in Ibadan arrested

July 9, 2020 Solomon Arowolo 0

The Oyo state Police command has apprehended a ritualist linked to the serial killings in Akinyele Local Government Area (LGA) of the state. Special Adviser on Security Affairs to Governor Seyi Makinde, Fatal Owoseni, also confirmed the arrest of the suspects in a stakeholders’ meeting organised on tackling security in the Akinyele area. ”As I speak now, the perpetrators of Read More

IGP orders posting, redeployment of senior officers

July 4, 2020 Chizoba Ogbeche 0

…Names heads of new departments, zones The Inspector General of Police, IGP Mohammed Adamu, Friday, ordered the posting/redeployment of Assistant Inspectors General of Police (AIGs) Adeleye Olusola Oyebade, and Ibrahim A. Lamorde, to the Department of Research and Planning and Directorate of Intelligence, FHQ, Abuja, respectively. The departments were created following the recent presidential approval for the re-organisation of the Read More

Breaking: Uncertainty as Police arrest NUJ chairman

July 4, 2020 Amarachukwu EgwuAgha 0

The chairman of Nigerian Union of Journalists (NUJ), Ebonyi state chapter, comrade Tony Nwizi, has been reportedly arrested by the Police. Nwizi was said to have been arrested at the early hours of  Saturday from his Abakaliki resident, by men of the Nigerian police believed to have been sent by the Inspector General of Police, Adamu Mohammed. This was first disclosed Read More

PSC okays 6,618 senior police officers’ promotion

July 3, 2020 Chizoba Ogbeche 0

The Police Service Commission (PSC) has approved the promotion of 6,618 senior police officers to the next rank including one Assistant Inspector General of Police (AIG) to Deputy Inspector General of Police (DIG); four Commissioners of Police (CPs) promoted to AIG; and three Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCPs) to CP. Head, Press and Public Relations, Ikechukwu Ani, in a press Read More

Another female student raped, murdered in Oyo

June 14, 2020 Bayo Agboola 0

A 21-year-old student of the Oke Ogun Polytechnic Saki was allegedly raped and murdered within a Church mission in Akinyele local government area of Oyo state by unidentified assailants on Saturday. It was learnt that the Oke Ogun Polytechnic student, identified as Grace Oshiagwu, was raped and murdered within a church mission building, located at Idi-Ori, Sasa-Ojoo, area of the Read More

Mayweather offers to pay for George Floyd’s funeral

June 3, 2020 House keeper 0

Floyd Mayweather has offered to cover the funeral expenses for George Floyd, the African-American man whose death while in police custody in Minneapolis prompted protests across the United States. The former five-division world champion’s promotional company, Mayweather Promotions, confirmed on Twitter he had made the offer, and several local media reports have said the family have accepted. TMZ Sports tweeted Read More

Edo: Police comb forest for kidnapped campaign coordinator

May 20, 2020 Patrick Ahanor 0

The authories of Edo state police command has reportedly deployed its operatives to Ogbese, Okada forests in search of kidnapped All Progressives Congress (APC) leader, Mr. Presley Ediagbonya. Blueprint gathered that the state Commissioner of Police, Jimeta Lawan, was said to have deployed the team to ensure that the political leader is rescued unhurt.  Ediagbonya, a former commissioner for youths Read More

In similar pattern, 13-yr-old girls commit suicide in Delta, Cross River

May 19, 2020 Paul Okah 0

Two 13-year-old secondary school girls have committed suicide in Delta and Cross River states, respectively, using similar methods, but for varying reasons. According to a Punch report Monday, a 13-year-old Junior Secondary School student in Yala local government area of Cross River state, Josephine Wonah, allegedly committed suicide following a fallout with her mother. A blogger based in the area, Read More

In Nasarawa, 30-year-old man commits suicide in school

May 9, 2020 NAN 0

The Nasarawa State Police Command has confirmed the death of a man, identified as James Samuel, who allegedly hanged himself in his former school. Samuel, 30, hanged himself in a classroom at Government Secondary School, Gurku in the Karu Local Government Area of Nasarawa State. The Police Public Relations Officer, Mr Ramhan Nansel, confirmed the development in an interview with the News Read More

In Anambra, ex-convict rapes 36-year-old woman

May 9, 2020 Okechukwu Onuegbu 0

Anambra state Police Command, Saturday, said they have arrested a-28 year old man, Mr Emeka Okeke, for allegedly having a canal knowledge of a 36-year-old woman at Okochi village in Okpuno, Awka South local government area of the state. Okeke, who recently returned from the correctional centre Awka over alleged case of manslaughter, had through the aide of his ‘gun’ Read More

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Breaking: IGP moves Rivers CP to Force headquarters, redeploys 2 others

April 17, 2020 House keeper 0

The Inspector General of Police, IGP Mohammed Adamu, has ordered the posting and redeployment of three Commissioners of Police (CP) to command, formation, and department. Force Public Relations Officer (FPRO), DCP Frank Mba, disclosed this in a press statement, Friday in Abuja. He said affected officers were: “CP Dandaura Mustapha who was re-deployed as CP Provost FHQ, Abuja; and CP Read More

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Breaking: Tension as Kidnappers abduct 2 Chinese national in Ebonyi despite lockdown

March 30, 2020 House keeper 0

Ebonyi state Police command, Monday, confirmed the kidnap of two Chinese Nationals in the state. The kidnapped victims whose names were given as Shen Gusmeh and Mao Xinmin were at site of Green filed Nigeria Limited located at Ihetutu, Ishiagu in Ivo local government area of Ebonyi state. They were reportedly kidnapped on Sunday by 11:40am despite the total lockdown in Ebonyi state. Read More