Edo family seeks help for missing member

September 14, 2020 Suleiman Idris 0

 The Alohan family in Oredo local government area of Edo state is seeking assistance in the search for a missing member, Fred Alohan, who was said to have left the family house along Efosa street in 2015 and never returned.  A statement made available to Blueprint correspondent by Mr. Michael Alohan, an uncle, indicated that Fred, who had lived with him since Read More

Zamfara cleric lauds Dabiri-Erewa on diaspora affairs

September 1, 2020 Sanusi Muhammad 0

The Peoples Network for Solving Community Challenges (P-NEC) Tuesday declared its confidence on the Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM) led by Mrs Abike Dabiri-Erewa over the recent acquittal of Zamfara cleric, Ibrahim Ibrahim by the Saudi Arabian authorities.  P-NEC recalls that Malam Ibrahim was arrested and detained by the Saudi Arabian authorities in 2017 over alleged possession of a bag Read More

EFCC docks Adeherself for possession of fraudulent documents

July 6, 2020 Chizoba Ogbeche 0

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has arraigned a social media influencer Adedamola Adewale Rukayat a.k.a Adeherself before Justice Sherifat Solebo of the Special Offence Court sitting in Ikeja, Lagos on one-count charge of possession of fraudulent documents. EFCC Spokesperson, Dele Oyewwle, in a press statement on Monday in Abuja, said the defendant was arrested following intelligence received by the Read More

Chelsea pip Villa, strengthen top 4 at Premier League

June 21, 2020 Editorial IV 0

Christian Pulisic and Olivier Giroud scored a quick fire double as Chelsea came from behind to pile more misery on struggling Aston Villa. Dean Smith’s side had just over 20 percent of possession in the first half but took the lead courtesy of Kortney Hause’s first Premier League goal on the stroke of half-time. The defender was in the right Read More

Alleged Terrorism: We are not guilty, Wadume, others tell court

June 8, 2020 Kehinde Osasona 0

Taraba kidnap kingpin, Bala Hamisu (aka Wadume), and six other defendants, Monday, pleaded not guilty to the alleged terrorism, possession of firearms and kidnapping charges leveled against them. During their arraignment at the federal high court in Abuja on Monday, all the defendants pleaded not guilty when the charge was read to them. The 13 counts charge borders on terrorism, kidnapping, Read More

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2 notorious kidnappers arrested in Kamba

October 14, 2019 Editorial IV 0

Two notorious kidnappers  terrorising Kaduna, Zamfara and Sokoto states were weekend arrested in Kamba, a border town between Nigeria and Niger Republic. Kamba is the headquarters of Dandi local government area of Kebbi state. The arrest was made by the operatives of the Directorate of State Security (DSS) from Abuja after trailing the suspects to Kamba. Some valuable items in their Read More

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FRSC impounds 60 tricycles in Edo

October 10, 2019 Editorial IV 0

The Edo Sector Command of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) has impounded no fewer than 60 tricycles for non-possession of number plates and licences. Sector commander, Mr Anthony Oko, made this known in an interview in Benin Wednesday. Oko said the exercise followed the directive from the headquarters of the FRSC for an enforcement and clampdown on tricycles and Read More

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Again, proscribed IMN, Police on war path

September 9, 2019 Editorial IV 0

The Nigeria Police Force and the members of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN) otherwise known as Shi’ites are, once again, on war path following plans by the proscribed group to hold processions in the FCT and other states of the federation, even as Nigerians panic over unintended consequences. CHIZOBA OGBECHE reports The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Police command has Read More

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LADOL: Wither the indigenisation policy?

August 27, 2019 Editorial IV 0

 Investigations in our possession have revealed that a company called LILE (Ladol Integrated Logistics Enterprise) which is a duly registered company in the British Virgin Islands owns the Lagos Deep Offshore Logistics Base (LADOL).  The share holding structure is substantially made up of two foreign companies, namely, SABLE OFFSHORE INVESTMENTS and ALSBA Ventures GROUP. Both companies are registered entities in Read More

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INEC staff arrested with 4 card readers in A’Ibom

May 22, 2019 Editorial IV 0

The Akwa Ibom state Police Command has confirmed the arrest of a staff of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Ejike Nwankwo, over alleged possession of four card readers. The police said it made the arrest while on a routine stop-and-search on Friday, May 17, where it found the card readers in Nwankwo’s car trunk, a development that led to Read More

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CAF Confed Cup: Enyimba walk tight rope, fall to Raja in Aba

October 5, 2018 Blueprint 0

Nigeria’s sole representative in the CAF Confederation Cup, Enyimba International Football Club of Aba have a herculean task of reaching the final of the Total CAF Confederations Cup competition, following their 1-0 loss at home to Moroccan side, Raja Casablanca in yesterday’s first leg clash played at the Enyimba International stadium in Aba. Abdelilah Hafidi scored the winner for the Read More

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NDLEA convicts 22 in Anambra

March 8, 2018 Editorial IV 0

National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), Anambra state Command, has disclosed that 22 persons were convicted for drug offences between January 2017 and February 2018. The state commander of the agency, Sule Momodu, made the disclosure in an interview with journalists in Awka yesterday. Momodu said the suspects were convicted for being in possession of hard drugs such as cocaine, Read More

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Kane’s header sinks Crystal place at home

February 26, 2018 Editorial IV 0

Harry Kane’s 88th-minute header snatched all three points for Tottenham against relegation-threatened London rivals Crystal Palace. Kane peeled away at the back post to head home Christian Eriksen’s corner just as it seemed Spurs were going to fail to convert having almost 80% of the possession. England striker Kane had earlier been unusually wasteful in front of goal for the Read More

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Group urges ex-EFCC investigator in court over ‘fraud’

February 21, 2018 Editorial IV 0

Abuja A group, Nigerian Lawyers Renaissance Forum, yesterday called on the Inspector- General of Police (IGP), Mr. Ibrahim Idris, to prosecute a former investigator with the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Mr. Victor Uwajeh, for alleged fraud, forgery and possession of false documents. The group made the call yesterday in a chat with newsmen in Abuja. It would be Read More

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Man docked for theft, impersonation

February 13, 2018 Editorial IV 0

Abuja Police in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), yesterday, arraigned one Zeheed Ibrahim in a Kubwa Grade 1 Area Court in Abuja for alleged theft and for posing as a pastor. Ibrahim was docked on charges of criminal conspiracy, theft, impersonation and being in possession of property, suspected to be stolen. He pleaded not guilty to the allegations. The prosecutor, Read More

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Two Reuters journalists arrested in Myanmar

December 14, 2017 Editorial IV 0

Two Reuters journalists reported missing in Myanmar since Tuesday are in police custody, the government says. It has not confirmed why Wa Lone and KyawSoeOo were arrested in Yangon, the international news agency said. “We are urgently seeking more information about the circumstances of their arrest and their current situation,” Reuters said. Myanmar has seen increasing curbs on press freedom, Read More