Indian police summon Twitter head over controversial video

June 18, 2021 Blueprint 0

State police had summoned Twitter’s top official in India for not stopping the spread of a video which allegedly provoked sectarian discord in the country, officials said on Friday. Police in Ghaziabad city in northern Uttar Pradesh state registered a case on Tuesday after the video, showing a group of men beating up an elderly Muslim man, was shared by Read More

Breaking: IGP escapes death in Lagos

June 10, 2021 NAN 0

Usman Alkali Baba, the inspector-general of Police, IGP, narrowly escaped death as a canopy nearly collapsed on him during an official function on Wednesday, June 9, 2021. The incident took place at the Lagos State Police Headquarter Ikeja when the newly confirmed IGP, who was on his first official visit to the state, was about to address senior police officers. Read More

Tungan Maje community gets N15m Police Divisional Headquarters

June 9, 2021 Donald Iorchir 0

The Inspector General of Police (IGP) Usman Baba has approved the establishment of a Police Divisional Headquarter at Tungan Maje community, a suburb of Gwagwalada Area Council of the FCT Abuja. The development is in reaction to recent onslaught on the community by bandits, robbers and kidnappers terrorising the people. Speaking at the ground breaking and foundation laying ceremony Tuesday, Read More

Updated: Again, police suspends issuance of SPY number plates, tainted glasses

June 7, 2021 Chizoba Ogbeche 0

In what is fast becoming a pattern for Police bosses, the Inspector General of Police, IGP Usman Baba, Monday, announced the suspension of the issuance of SPY number plates and tainted glass permits as part of efforts to checkmate activities of criminal elements in the country. Speaking at monthly conference with strategic commanders of the Nigerian Police Force, Commissioners of Police Read More

Kudos, Dakibiu police station Jabi, Abuja

June 3, 2021 Blueprint 0

I must commend the officers of the Nigeria Police Force at Dakibiu, Jabi Area of Abuja, for their recent demonstration of the mantra – police is your friend. An alleged fake house agent, Mrs. Doris Ozioma, placed a notice on someone’s house with her phone number to indicate the house was for rent, and quickly collected the agency fee of Read More

Another police station razed, 4 killed in Imo

May 30, 2021 Chidiebere Iwuoha 0

Less than 24 hours after gunmen burnt down the Atta Police Station in Njaba  Local Government Area of Imo State, another police station in Izombe, Oguta Local Government Area of the state has been touched by people believed to be unknown gunmen.  However unlike the Atta incident, four of the hoodlums met their untimely death in an exchange of fire Read More

Gunmen attack Delta police station, kill 3 cops

May 28, 2021 Amaechi Okwara 0

There was tension in Delta state as gunmen attacked the Umutu divisional police headquarters in Ukwuani local government area of the state killing three police officers on the spot. The gunmen had reportedly stormed the police station at about 2am Friday with sporadic shooting. The Police Station was not burnt down, but the gunmen killed two constables and a superintendent Read More

Gunmen kidnap 2 people in Abuja

May 26, 2021 Blueprint 0

Gunmen have kidnapped two people from their houses in Byazhin, a suburb of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT). The armed men, who stormed the hilly area close to the Lottery Quarters and few metres away from Living Faith Church at Byazhin in Kubwa, abducted a man identified as Ayodele Somorin, before they whisked away his neighbour, Oladimeji Josiah. A resident, Read More

Again, hoodlums set Imo Police station ablaze

May 26, 2021 Chidiebere Iwuoha 0

Hoodlums in black and red attire Tuesday set the Orji Police station ablaze. This was the second time the police station would be set ablaze after the #EndSARS protests. An eye witness, who spoke to our correspondent, said when the gun-wielding hoodlums numbering over 10 stormed the police station, people around were scared and started running away while some vehicles Read More

Breaking: Gunmen invade, burn another Police station, 5 dead

May 25, 2021 Editor 0

Another Police station located in Iwollo Oghe Police station in Ezeagu local government area of Enugu state has been invaded and burnt on Tuesday morning. Up to five persons, including police personnel were feared killed in the attack that saw the police facility totally razed. It was also learnt most of the vehicles and other property in the premises were Read More

Police confirms kidnap of 6 as protesters raze police station in Niger

May 24, 2021 Aideloje Ojo 0

Niger State Police Command has confirmed kidnap of six residents of Gauraka area Tara local  government  of Niger state  resulting in protest during  which a police station was burnt. The  Police Public  Relation  Officer  (PPRO) of The Niger State  Police  Command,  DSP Wasing Abiodun in a statement  in Minna  Monday said the police is on top of the situation.  He Read More

Gunmen abduct Oyo APC youth leader’s wife in Ibadan

May 24, 2021 Bayo Agboola 0

Gunmen suspected to be kidnappers on Sunday evening abducted wife of the All Progressives Congress (APC) youth leader in Oyo state.  Blueprint gathered that the APC youth leader, Dr Adenike Oni-Salawu, was said to be driving in front of her wife when she was kidnapped in front of their Aromolaran house in Old Ife road area of Ibadan. Trouble reportedly started Read More