Zamfara: Bandits kill 50 in fresh attack

June 12, 2021 Sanusi Muhammad, Gusau 0

No fewer than 50 People have been reported killed by Bandits in five villages of Zurmi Local Government Area (LGA) of Zamfara state in a fresh attack. Witness identified as Mohammed Sani Dauran in an interview with Blueprint via telephone said the Bandits at around 6:30pm on Thursday stormed Kadawa village under Dauran District and killed 50 people – all Read More

40-year-old man caught with human head in Osun

June 11, 2021 Lateef Ibrahim 0

The Osun state Police Command has arrested a 40-year-old man, Kabiru Oyeduntan, with a human head. The suspect, who was paraded by the state Commissioner of Police, Olawale Olokode, was alleged to be a ritualist. According to the CP, the suspect was arrested around 9pm of Thursday, June 10, 2021 at quarry area, Apomu in Isokan local government area of Read More

40-year-old man caught with human head in Osun

June 11, 2021 Lateef Ibrahim 0

Osun state police command has arrested a 40-year-old man, Kabiru Oyeduntan, with a human head.  The suspect, who was paraded by the state Commissioner of Police, Olawale Olokode, was alleged to be a ritualist.  According to the CP, the suspect was arrested around 9pm of Thursday, June 10, 2021 at quarry area, Apomu in Isokan local government area of the 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

Again bandits kill 15 in Niger community

May 31, 2021 Aideloje 0

Barely 24 hours after 200 school children were abducted by bandits  in Niger, the gunmen  again attacked another community killing 15 villagers in Beri town in Bobi district of Mariga local government of the state on Monday morning. It was learnt  that one Mobile Policeman was also killed by the bandits during the  attack. It was gathered that the men of the local Read More

Sit-at-home: Casualties recorded, total compliance in Ebonyi

May 31, 2021 Amarachukwu EgwuAgha 0

Ebonyi state among other states in south-east zone Monday recorded total compliance of the sit at home order of Biafra. Major streets in the state like water works road, Ogoja road, Afikpo road were business activities are always going on were all deserted. Banks were closed, commercial motor parks were closed, fuel and gas station  and other business activities were all Read More

Five soldiers feared killed as gunmen attack Anambra

About five soldiers reportedly died at Ihiala, Ihiala Local Government Area of Anambra state, on Friday night, as unknown gunmen attacked military checkpoint.  Blueprint learnt that the attack which occurred around 8.30pm along Owerri-Onitsha road (which is also a boundary between Anambra and Imo State), equally destroyed some properties belonging to the soldiers. However, the State Police Public Relations Officer Read More

North-west Senate constitution review committee receives 77 memoranda – Gaya

May 27, 2021 AbdulRaheem Aodu 0

Northw-est zonal hearing of the Senate Committee on Constitution Review concludes its sitting in Kaduna Thursday, as the committee said it has received 77 memoranda from governments, groups and individuals. Chairman of the Committee covering Kaduna, Kano, Katsina and Jigawa states, Sen. Kabiru Gaya disclosed this at the end of the two-day sitting of the hearing on Thursday. The committee 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

Unknown gunmen kill DPO, 2 sergeants, set police station ablaze in Delta

May 16, 2021 Amaechi Okwara 0

Unknown gunmen Sunday set a divisional police headquarters in Nsukwa community in Aniocha south local government area of Delta state ablaze. The divisional police officer (DPO) and two sergeants who are the main casualties were allegedly killed and set ablaze by the gunmen. It was gathered that the attackers stormed the station at about 2am on Sunday  shooting sporadically to ward Read More

In Sokoto, Police rescue girl locked inside room

May 15, 2021 Solomon Arowolo 0

The Sokoto state Police command has rescued 12-year-old girl identified as Joy, who was allegedly locked up in a room by her parents for eight months in Dadin Kowa area of Sokoto. Joy who was said to have been locked up and deprived of food due to her unstable mental condition, was rescued after the police were alerted by neighbors. Read More

Southern Governors: APC chieftain Okechukwu appeals for caution, canvasses dual restructuring

May 13, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Director General of the Voice of Nigeria (VON), Osita Okechukwu has called on Nigerians to look beyond the frenzy of restructuring as canvassed by the Southern Governors summit in Asaba Delta state, recently. Okechukwu, a chieftain of ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), warned that conceding more powers to the Governors would put the country’s democracy grave danger. In a statement Read More

Police arrest 2 fraudsters operating with fake bank alerts in Ibadan

May 11, 2021 Bayo Agboola 0

Two suspected fraudsters are now in the net of Oyo state police command for allegedly defrauding residents of the state by buying goods, collecting money from point of sales (POSs) operators with fake bank alerts. The suspects identified as Olayide Olumide and Oluwemimo Adeyanju were alleged to be purchasing clothing materials and electronics from shop owners, market women as well Read More

Imo: Police repel attack on Orlu police station

May 7, 2021 Chidiebere Iwuoha 0

Officers of the Imo state police command and other security forces Friday repelled attack at the Orlu Area Command/Divisional Police Headquarters by unknown gunmen. According to Imo Police Commissioner, CP Abutu Yaro who briefed newsmen , a group of bandits attempted to attack the Divisional Police and Area Command headquarters both in Orlu LGA , but were successfully repelled.  ” The Read More

Police confirm arrest of 2 robbery suspects in Ogun

May 3, 2021 Hakeem Adegbenro 0

Two armed robbery suspects were on Sunday arrested by men of the Ogun state police command at Olambe area of Akute in Ifo local government area of the state. The arrest was contained in a press statement issued by the police public relations officer, DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi and made available to Blueprint Monday According to the statement, the two suspects, Read More

Why FG has failed to curb insecurity, Rep member opens up

April 29, 2021 Uko Etim 0

Chairman House of Representatives Committee on Judiciary, Hon. Onofiok Luke, Thursday, explained why the federal government has so far not been able to curb the the worsening spates of insecurity in the country. Hon. Luke, who represents Etinan/Nsit Ubium/Nsit Ibom federal constituency of Akwa Ibom state, said the agencies charged with the security of the nation do not have a Read More

Breaking: Again, gunmen invade school, kidnap 4 in Plateau

April 29, 2021 Editor 0

Bandits in the early hours of Thursday kidnapped four students of Capro Secondary Mission School located at Gana Ropp in Barkin Ladi local government area of Plateau state. According to Channels Television, three of the students, however escaped, leaving just one still in captivity. The school is an arm of Calvary ministries, an organization said to be a few kilometres Read More

Police nab 30 secret cult members, 3 kidnappers in Oyo

April 22, 2021 Bayo Agboola 0

Oyo state Commissioner of Police, CP Vivian Ngozi Onadeko, Thursday said the command has arrested 30 suspected secret cult members and three suspected kidnappers. CP Ngozi Onadeko stated this during a press briefing held at the Oyo state Police Command headquarters in Eleyele area of Ibadan on the activities of the command in the past few days. The Commissioner of Read More

Police arrest teenager in connection with attempt kidnap in Osun

April 21, 2021 Lateef Ibrahim 0

Osun State Police Command Wednesday said an 18-year-old man, Salisu Sulaiman, has been arrested in connection with the attempt kidnap in Koka village, Ibokun.  A statement by the Police Public Relation Officer, SP Yemisi Opalola, disclosed that the suspect was arrested about 12:15am on Tuesday.  According to Opalola, the suspect came from Idofihan in Kwara state.  Some suspected Fulani herdsmen Read More

Breaking: Police confirm abduction of private varsity students in Kaduna

April 21, 2021 AbdulRaheem Aodu, Kaduna 0

Kaduna state Police is set to conduct headcount of students of Greenfield University, Kaduna in conjunction with the school management to ascertain the number of students kidnapped by gunmen Tuesday night.  Gunmen attacked the University along Abuja – Kaduna highway around 10:30pm on Tuesday night, while kidnapping an unknown number of students of the institution.  Kaduna state Police Public Relations Read More

Osun: Villagers, hunters engage kidnappers in gun duel, foil attempt

April 19, 2021 Lateef Ibrahim 0

Some suspected herdsmen were Monday faced with hunters in Koka village, Ibokun, Osun state, during an attempt to kidnap some inhabitants of the village.  The herdsmen suspected to be kidnappers, were said to have entered the village around 12midnight, and attempted to kidnap some members of the village.  It was gathered that some villagers and hunters have been preparing to Read More