70-year-old man rapes 7 yr-old-girl in Bauchi

October 26, 2021 Najib Sani 0

A 70-year-old-man in Bauchi state has been arrested by police detectives attached to Zone 12 command headquarters situated in Bauchi for allegedly raping a 7-year-old girl. The culprit one Alhaji Umaru Daura had allegedly defiled the minor who is his neighbour’s daughter at Toro local government of the state. The Zonal Police Public Relations Officer (ZPPRO), Thomas Goni, revealed this Read More

Expose people behind banditry in Nigeria, council tells FG

October 24, 2021 AbdulRaheem Aodu 0

Northern States Council Secretary of Ansar-ud-Deen Society, Alhaji Isiaq Sanni, has urged the federal government to expose the sponsors and people supporting banditry in Nigeria for an enduring solution to the security challenge. The call came just as Speakers of the 36 states Houses of Assembly rose from their forum’s meeting in Katsina to support the call by the National Read More

#ENDSARS Anniversary: Oyo Police command warns against protests

October 19, 2021 Bayo Agboola, 0

Oyo State Police Command again Tuesday warned against protest in the state in commemoration of one year anniversary of #ENDSARS. The Commissioner of Police (CP) Vivian Ngozi Onadeko in a statement issued by Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), DSP Adewale Osifeso declared that the command “would not hesitate to use any legitimate means necessary within the ambit of the law Read More

At last, Police break silence on 2020 recruitment exercise

October 16, 2021 Chizoba Ogbeche, Abuja 0

The Nigeria Police Force (NPF) in collaboration with the Police Service Commission (PSC) are set to conclude the ongoing 2020 recruitment exercise of 10,000 Police Constables as the recruitment portal is set to open on Monday, October 18, just as examinations are to commence on Friday, October 29. A press statement by the Force Public Relations Officer (FPRO), CP Frank Read More

EndSARS: No protest ‘ll be allowed in Osun, CP warns

October 11, 2021 Lateef Ibrahim 0

Osun state commissioner of police, Olawale Olokode, Monday said he will not allow any protest in the name of celebrating one year anniversary of End SARS.He thereby warned those that are planning to embark on protest to desist, noting that mechanism has been put in place to stop the protest. The CP in a statement made available to the newsmen Read More

In Zamfara, Police nab bandits, rescue 3 weeks old baby, others

October 2, 2021 Sanusi Muhammad, Gusau 0

The Zamfara state police command through the ongoing operation against armed bandits has arrested 21 notorious armed bandits at various locations of the state. This was made known by the state police public relations officer SP Muhammad Shehu while addressing Newsmen at the command headquarters in Gusau on Saturday. According to him, five bandits were also neutralised during the operations Read More

Management closes down OAU, asks students to go home

October 2, 2021 Lateef Ibrahim 0

Authority of Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), Ile-Ife, has announced closing that of the university till further notice. The closure, according to a release by the institution’s Public Relations Officer, Abiodun Olanrewaju, Friday evening, became necessary to forestall breakdown of law and order following the continuous protest of the students. A 24-year-old, female, final year student of the Department of Foreign Read More

Rumpus in OAU over death of final year student

October 1, 2021 Lateef Ibrahim 0

There was rumpus in Ile-Ife, Osun state, Friday morning, over death of a final year student of Obafemi Awolowo University, Adeshina Aishat. The deceased, who was a student in the department of Foreign Language, died at the Seventh Day Adventist hospital, Ile-Ife, where she was allegedly referred to, by the health care unit of the university. Students of the university barricaded the town in protest, Read More

New PPMC MD Isiaku Abdullahi a game changer – NPN

October 1, 2021 Paul Okah 0

The Northern Professional Network (NPN) has described the newly appointed Managing Director of Petroleum Pipeline Marketing Company (PPMC), Isiaku Abdullahi, as a go-getter, who possesses immense attributes required to sustain and expand the ongoing reforms in the NNPC Ltd. In a statement signed the Public Relations Officer of NPN, Mustapha Sale, the Chairman of the Network, Hamid Ardo, made the Read More

Irate youth attack Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala’s brother, kill one, set vehicles ablaze as monarch escapes death

September 19, 2021 Amaechi Okwara, Asaba 0

The Obi of Ogwash-Uku, Ifechukwude Okonjo II, younger brother to Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala narrowly escaped death as irate youths of Otulu town attacked his convoy over fight for autonomous community. The incident which took place on Friday at Otulu community under Ogwash-Uku kingdom in Aniocha south local government area of Delta state left one person dead while several others were Read More

Delta: 2 police officers dismissed over assault

September 18, 2021 Editor 0

Delta state police command has dismissed two officers of the command for seriously assaulting tricycle rider, one Brodrick Omesan.  The two dismissed officers,  Sgt Felix Ebikabowei, and Ndubuisi Abazie before were attached to ‘B’ Division Warri.  In a statement by the Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), DSP Edafe Bright, said, “On 12/8/2021, after close of work conspired among themselves and engaged in Read More

(VIDEO) Sit-at-home: Pandemonium as suspected IPOB members set bus, tricycle ablaze in Anambra

September 14, 2021 Okechukwu Onuegbu Awka 0

At least one 18-seater commercial bus and a tricycle were set ablaze in some parts of Anambra state on Tuesday as suspected members of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) enforced compliance to their sit-at-home order. IPOB had in a statement by its Media and Publicity Director, Mr Emma Powerful, Monday, declared that no economic activity would thrive in Read More

Revealed! How couple ‘stole male child, staged naming ceremony’ in Kano

September 11, 2021 NAN 0

The Police Command in Kano State has arrested a couple for allegedly stealing a day-old baby from Muhammad Abdullahi Wase Teaching Hospital, Kano. The command’s Public Relations Officer, DSP Abdullahi Haruna-Kiyawa, disclosed this in a statement on Saturday in Kano. Haruna-Kiyawa said that one Rabiu Muhammad, residing in Gayawa quarters, Ungogo LGA of Kano, reported to the Police that one Read More

OAU dismisses another lecturer for sexual harassment

September 7, 2021 Lateef Ibrahim 0

The authority of Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), Ile-Ife, Osun state, has announced dismissal of another lecturer, Dr. Adebayo Mosobalaje, for alleged sexual harassment. This would be the second lecturer dismissed in the university for the same allegation.  A federal high court sitting in Osogbo, had convicted Prof Richard Akindele for sexual harassment and the university dismissed him in June 2018. A Read More

FUOYE gets new PRO

September 6, 2021 Ojo Oladele 0

The Federal University Oye-Ekiti (FUOYE) has named its Chief Information Officer to the Vice-Chancellor, Mr. Foluso Ogunmodede, as its Public Relations Officer (PRO). Ogunmodede, a seasoned journalist took over from Mr. Yinka Ademuyiwa.Ogunmodede, whose appointment as the university’s Public Relations Officer took effect from 1st September, 2021, joined the university as the VC’s Chief Information Officer this year. His appointment Read More

Breaking: Gunmen invade palace, abduct traditional ruler in Niger

September 5, 2021 Aideloje Ojo, Minna 0

Gunmen have reportedly abducted the Wawa of Wawa, a traditional ruler in Borgu local government area of Niger state, Dr Mahmud Ahmed Alivu from his palace.  The traditional ruler was reportedly kidnapped at about 9.30pm on Saturday night.  He was said to have been whisked away amidst spontaneous shooting by the gunmen dressed in military uniforms into the Kainji National park. It Read More

Commercial motorcyclist commit suicide in Osun, jumps into river

September 2, 2021 Lateef Ibrahim 0

A commercial motorcyclist, Wednesday, killed himself by jumping into Osun river in Osogbo, Osun state capital. The incident happened around 4:15pm at Gbodofon bridge, old governor’s office, along Ibadan road, Osogbo. It was gathered that the motorcyclist came down on his motorcycle and jumped into the river. Eyewitness account revealed that he was receiving call immediately he parked his motorcycle Read More

Breaking: Bandits kidnap many students, teachers in Zamfara

September 1, 2021 Sanusi Muhammad, Gusau 0

Suspected group of recalstrant unrepentant Bandits on Wednesday stormed Government Day Secondary school Kaya in Maradun local government area, and kidnapped over 100 students alongside some of their teachers during school hours. A resident of the area who pleaded anonymity told our Correspondent via telephone conversation that the Bandits stormed the school premises around 11:00am began shooting indiscriminately on air Read More

WAI Abuja elects new executives

September 1, 2021 Blueprint 0

The Abuja Branch of Women In Aviation International (WAI) has elected new executives to pilot the affairs of the group. The new executives, according to a statement by the public relations officer, Salome Jatau, are Rekiya Mohammed from Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN as chairperson, Susan Okewu from Nigeria Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) as the vice chairperson, Lilian Chidozie Read More

We didn’t disrupt doctor’s attending interview in Abuja – DSS

August 27, 2021 Chizoba Ogbeche 0

The Department of State Services (DSS) has said its operatives did not disperse medical doctors attending a recruitment exercise organised by Saudi Arabia in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT). Report is a session of media, Friday morning, had it that operatives of the DSS had besieged Sheraton Hotels, Abuja, the venue of the recruitment exercise, and dispersed the doctors. There Read More

Vehicle attacked in Osun not our truck – Correctional Service

August 26, 2021 Lateef Ibrahim 0

The Nigerian Correctional Service (NCoS), Osun State Command, Thursday said the vehicle allegedly attacked by hoodlums was not correctional vehicle as reported Iy some national dailies. A statement by the Command Public Relations Officer (CPRO), DSC Olusola Adeotan, stated that all custodial facilities in Osun State are safe and calm. “In addition, all operational vehicles deployed for court duties on the said date, went Read More

4 confirmed dead as police repels attack to free armed robbers in Osun

August 26, 2021 Lateef Ibrahim 0

Osun State Police Command, Thursday, confirmed death of four suspects in the attack on police van taking suspected robbers to Ilesa correctional centre, Wednesday afternoon. The police explained that an attack by some hoodlums to prevent suspected robbers from being taken to the correctional centre after court had remanded them, was repelled by security operatives who engaged them in a Read More

Breaking: Police confirm kidnap of electoral scribe in Nasarawa

August 25, 2021 Mohammed Yangida, Lafia 0

The Nasarawa state police command, Wednesday, confirmed the abduction of the Secretary of Nasarawa State Independent Electoral Commission (NASIEC) Barr. Muhammed Abubakar Opu by unknown gunmen. The Police Public Relations Officer in the, ASP Ramhan Nansel, confirmed this in a statement made available to Blueprint in Lafia. He said the yet-to-be identified gunmen numbering about five stormed the house of Read More

Police arrest 7 notorious armed robbers in Delta

August 22, 2021 Amaechi Okwara 0

Delta State Police command on Sunday arrested seven suspected armed robbers believed to have been terrorising Sapele local government area of the state and it’s environs. The hoodlums were arrested separately by the police operatives for armed robbery in Oghara and Sapele axis. The state command public relations officer PPRO DSP Bright Edafe who confirmed that development said on “18/8/2021 Read More