Breaking: Gunmen ‘attack’ Yoruba nation agitator’s house in Ekiti

November 2, 2021 Bayo Agboola 0

The umbrella body of Yoruba self-determination groups, Ilana Omo Oodua (IOO), on Tuesday raised alarm of an alleged attack by unknown gunmen on the house of its leader, Professor Banji Akintoye. Ilana Omo Oodua in a statement by its Communication Secretary, Mr Maxwell Adeleye, in Ibadan, said Prof Akintoye’s house in his Ado Ekiti country home was allegedly attacked on Read More

Imo Police rescue abducted Dutch global director

October 28, 2021 Chidiebere Iwuoha 0

Operatives of the Imo State Police Command has rescued the Director of a popular Owerri based gas company, Dutch Global Station Limited (names withheld). In a press statement issued by the Command’s spokesman, CSP Mike Abattam Thursday, he said he was rescued following a distress call that he and his friend were kidnapped by five armed men who trailed and Read More

Police arrest female robber with ammunitions, drugs in Delta

October 26, 2021 Amaechi Okwara 0

Delta state Police command Monday arrested a female drug and ammunition kingpin identified as Blessing Oghule in Asaba, Oshimili South local government area of the state. It was gathered that she was nabbed during a raid of black spots at Abraka axis of Asaba at about 1415hrs. It was learnt that the drug kingpin was arrested alongside three other suspects Read More

Again, gunmen set police division ablaze, kill sergeant in Ebonyi

October 18, 2021 Amarachukwu EgwuAgha 0

Unidentified gunmen at about 12 midnight Sunday invaded Ohaukwu Police Division at 135, Ezzamgbo, Ohaukwu local government area, Ebonyi state and set the station ablaze. The gunmen were also said to have killed a police Sergeant and burnt vehicles at the station. Confirming the incident,the state Police Public Spokesperson, DSP. Loveth Odah, said policemen on duty repelled the attack but regretted that Read More

Revealed! How gunmen attacked APGA rally, held Obiano’s convoy hostage

October 13, 2021 Blueprint 0

Unidentified gunmen reportedly attacked Odoata Central School in Ihiala, Ihiala local government area of Anambra state, where the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) was scheduled to hold its rally Tuesday. Sources said APGA was preparing to hold a political rally when gunmen invaded the place. “The governor’s convoy was held for about one hour, while gunshots were heard everywhere in Read More

IGP deploys CP Ben Okoli to Bayelsa Command

October 12, 2021 Chizoba Ogbeche 0

The Inspector-General of Police, IGP Usman Baba, has ordered the posting of CP Ben Nebolisa Okolo, to Bayelsa State as the new Commissioner of Police (CP) in-charge of the state command. A press statement by the Force Public Relations Officer (FPRO), CP Frank.Mba, Monday in Abuja, said CP Okolo takes over from CP Echeng Echeng, who was earlier redeployed to Read More

Police arrest 3 with 4 rifles, 567 ammunition in Niger

October 10, 2021 Aideloje Ojo 0

Niger State Police have arrested three suspected gun runners and recovered four rifles 567 ammunition from the suspects. The state Commissioner of Police, Monday Bala Kuryas, stated this at the weekend in Minna He said, “two of the gun runners, 32 years Muhammadu Bello and 30 years Nura Umar were arrested by the Police Safer Highway patrol team who were Read More

Police nab robber, bank staff for attempted robbery in Ogun

October 5, 2021 Hakeem Adegbenro 0

The Ogun state police command have arrested one, Olagoke Dare, a staff of Abestone Microfinance bank located in Abeokuta for planning with one, Idowu Tunde to him of a cash sum of N3million belong to the bank. The police spokesperson, DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi in a press statement made available to Blueprint Tuesday, stated that the duo were arrested following the confessional Read More

Video: Watch how 6 women descended on fellow woman in Adamawa

October 4, 2021 Solomon Arowolo 0

A viral video has shown an unidentified woman allegedly being molested by six women in Yola, Adamawa state capital over ‘gossip’. The women are seen carrying whips and canes to beat the victim while speaking in Hausa. According to one of them, “You called me prostitute, is it your money I used to travel to Abuja?” Adamawa state Police Command, Read More

Police nab ‘armed robber’ terrorising Ogun community

October 3, 2021 Hakeem Adegbenro 0

The Ogun state police command have arrested one armed robbery suspect terrorising residents of Silva Estate Odomalasa area of Ilese ijebu. The suspect, Bolanle Ojomu was arrested while carrying out robbery operation in the area. The police spokesperson, DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi in a press statement made to Blueprint Sunday, stated that the suspect was arrested following a distress call received by the Read More

Breaking: Gunmen strike at night, kidnap permanent secretary, granddaughter

October 2, 2021 Editor 0

A Permanent Secretary, Dr. Ibrahim Garba Musa, has been kidnapped by gunmen in Niger state. Dr. Musa was kidnapped alongside his granddaughter inside their house at after taking part in a wedding ceremony in Zungeru on Friday night. Already, the state government has reportedly confirmed the incident but Niger state Police command are yet to react to the latest development. Read More

Police confirms death of 2 officers in Osun bank robbery

September 29, 2021 Lateef Ibrahim 0

Osun state police command Wednesday disclosed that two police officers were killed in a bank robbery at Iragbiji, Boripe local government, contrary to one casualty reported by the media. The spokesperson of the state police command, SP. Yemisi Opalola, stated this in a statement made available to newsmen, Wednesday morning. The two officers, according to Opalola are, Inspector Ogunbiyi Ahmed Read More

Breaking: Disquiet as gunmen invade Anambra community, kill late Dora Akunyili’s husband

September 29, 2021 Okechukwu Onuegbu, Awka 0

Gunmen, Tuesday, killed Dr Chike Akunyili, the husband of late Prof. Dora, former Director General, National Agency for Food and Drug and Administration (NAFDAC). Sources said that Dr Akunyili was shot dead by gun bearing women at Nkpor junction in Idemili North Local Government Area of Anambra state while returning from an event where his late wife was honoured by Read More

Ogun: Man arrested for impregnating, aborting for a 16-year-old niece

September 22, 2021 Hakeem Adegbenro 0

A 52-year-old man, Jimoh Mutaliu has been arrested by men of Ogun state police command for impregnating and procuring abortion for his 16-years-old niece. The suspect was arrested following a report lodged at Adatan divisional headquarters by the victim’s father. A statement by the command’s spokeperson, DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi stated that the victim’s father discovered that his 16 years old Read More

Gunmen attack church, kill 1, abduct 3 others in Kogi

September 19, 2021 Oyibo Salihu 0

Barely one week after gunmen attacked custodial centre in Kabba where a soldier and a policeman were killed and over two hundred inmates were set free, another gunmen on Sunday morning  attacked ECWA Church in Okedayo along Kabba – Okene road in Kogi state. The attackers according to source stormed the Church in the morning when Church service has commenced Read More

Marry each other, IG charges police officers

September 19, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The Inspector General of Police, Usman Baba Alkali has called on officers and men of the Force in the country to get married to themselves to strengthen the service. Giving the advice during his one-day working visit to the Niger State Police Command in Minna, Alkali urged the personnel to put aside the idea of looking for good husbands and 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

Breaking: Police confirm how many students were kidnapped at another Zamfara school

September 1, 2021 Muhammad Sanusi 0

Hours after, the Zamfara state Police command has confirmed that up to 73 students were on Wednesday kidnapped from Government Day Secondary school, Kaya in Maradun local government area. Police Public Relations Officer in Zamfara SP Mohammed Shehu revealed this in a press statement in Gusau. According to the statement, “The Zamfara State Police Command wishes to confirm the abduction Read More

Bloodbath in kogi community as gunmen kills 4, injure scores

September 1, 2021 Oyibo Salihu 0

Four persons were in the late hours of Tuesday night allegedly killed and scores injured by unknown gunmen that attacked Bagana community in Omala local Government Area of kogi state. An eyewitness who cheated death told our correspondent that the gunmen invaded a provision shop located in the heart of the village and opened fire killing four persons on the Read More

Jos mayhem: Jasawa group tasks Lalong on sustainable peace

September 1, 2021 Muhammad Tanko Shittu 0

Governor Simon Lalong of Plateau state has been urged not to be distracted or deterred from his tireless efforts at attaining sustainable peace and co-existence in the state. The urge was made by the Jasawa Community Development Association (JCDA) against the background of the recent circle of killings in some parts of the state. JCDA in a statement signed by Read More

2 bandits shot dead during gun battle with police in Ogun

August 30, 2021 Hakeem Adegbenro 0

Two members of a suspected kidnap syndicate have been shot dead by men of the Ogun state Police Command during a gun battle at Itori area of Ewekoro local government of the state. The command’s spokesperson, DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi made this known in a press statement made available to Blueprint in Abeokuta, Monday. Oyeyemi stated that the two suspects met their waterloo Read More

Osun police arraigns woman for declaring her house help wanted on social media

August 30, 2021 Lateef Ibrahim 0

Osun State Police Command, Monday, arraigned a 31-year-old woman, Adekunle Adefisayo, before a Magistrate court sitting in Osogbo, the state capital, for allegedly exposing her house help, Olatona Opeyemi,  to hatred and damaged her reputation by sending her photograph on social media and declared her wanted. The defendant was said to have committed the purported crime on August 19, 2021 at about Read More