Ogun: Two brothers in police net for ‘stealing’ car

December 1, 2022 Hakeem Adegbenro 0

Two brothers – Emmanuel Nwachukwu and Sunday Nwachukwu have been arrested by police in Ogun state for stealing a Toyota Camry car with registration number JJJ 661 GJ. The suspects were arrested by men of Federal Highway patrol, who were on stop and search duty along Lagos-Ibadan expressway, while on their way taking the said vehicle to Imo state. The Read More

In Anambra, Police nab Kidnap kingpin, 7 years after 

November 30, 2022 Okechukwu Onuegbu 0

Anambra Police Command, Wednesday, said it have arrested a suspected kidnap kingpin, Mr Matthew Nwankwo, who has been on the run for over seven years. The Assistant Police Commissioner, Mr Joseph Agugoesi, who disclosed this in Awka, noted that the suspect who was declared wanted seven years ago, was a member of a notorious kidnap gang that has been terrorising Read More

After 3 nights in kidnappers’ den, ex-governor’s wife regains freedom 

November 8, 2022 Umar Bayo Abdulwahab 0

After spending three nights in kinappers’ den, wife of Colonel Theophilus Bamigboye retired, former Military Administrator of Bauchi and Osun state, Mrs Jumoke Bamigboye Monday night regained her freedom.  Bamigboye, a judicial officer in Kwara state and a member of Rotary Club International was reportedly kidnapped by some gunmen on her way from her farm on Saturday. Her abduction Blueprint gathered took Read More

Man sets 5 children ablaze in Ondo

November 7, 2022 Barnabas Olabisi 0

The Ondo state Police command has arrested a 54-year-old father, Mr Ojo Joseph for setting ablaze five of his step children at Fagun Crescent area of Ondo town in Ondo state. It was gathered that the man alleged that his wife, who is the mother of the children, offended him over a misunderstanding. It was further learnt that the father who Read More

NDLEA nabs man for smuggling banned substances hidden in bathing soaps

November 2, 2022 Mohammed Abdullahi 0

A 27-year-old man identified as Madu Chukwuemeka Miracle has been arrested by operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) for smuggling [email protected]!ne from Kenya into Nigeria. According to a statement by the Director, Media & Advocacy of the agency, Femi Babafemi, the suspect was arrested at the Akanu Ibiam International Airport (AIIA) Enugu on arrival from Nairobi, Kenya Read More

Man murders his 3 children, hides them inside fridge

January 14, 2022 Blueprint 0

The Police in Enugu are investigating 52-year-old Ifeanyi Amadikwa, over alleged murder of his three children identified as Chidalum Amadikwa,11 (step-daughter), Amarachi Amadikwa, 8, and Ebubechukwu Amadikwa, 4. Amadikwa had taken advantage of the absence of his wife from home to kill the three children whose bodies he dumped in a fridge, according to spokesperson of Enugu Police Command, ASP Read More

Mother, son arrested for murder of 60-year-old neighbor

October 29, 2021 Hakeem Adegbenro 0

The men of the Ogun state police command have arrested one Mary Ogbeifu and her son, Godwin Ogbeifu for the gruesome murder of a 60 year old neighbor, Iyabo Olasheinde. The arrest was contained in a press statement issued by the police spokesperson, DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi and made available to Blueprint, Friday. The suspects, according to Oyeyemi were arrested following 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

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

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

Exposed! How ritualist buried 9-year-old girl with N1000 note

September 26, 2021 Umar Bayo Abdulwahab 0

Operatives of the Kwara state police command in Offa local government area have arrested a suspected ritualist Alalade Alaweye who buried his nine-year-old victim with N1000 note.This was coming barely 48 hours after operatives of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Kwara command arrested 25 -year-old Ismail Salihu for Killing his 14- year-old sibling, Azeez Salihu, for money Read More

21-year-old suspected armed robber arrested in Ogun

September 19, 2021 Hakeem Adegbenro 0

A 21-year-old armed robbery suspect, Nnamdi Omeka has been arrested by men of the Ogun state police command while carrying out robbery operation. The arrest was contained in a press statement issued by the Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi and made available to Blueprint SundayThe suspect, according to the statement, was arrested following a distress call received by 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

Cultists clash in Osun: Amotekun, JTF raid hideouts, arrests 11

September 13, 2021 Lateef Ibrahim 0

There was panic in Owo-Ope area, Osogbo, Osun state, as suspected cultists clashed and killed one person. The victim whose name was not confirmed as at the time of filing this report, was allege to be a member of a rival group of the cultists. It was gathered that residents scampered for safety when the suspected cultists stormed the area, shooting Read More

Mpape: FCTA continues war against illegal structures, remove markets

September 8, 2021 Abdullahi Muhammad 0

The Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) has Wednesday, continued with its ongoing war against criminalities at Mpape community, where several illegal markets, warehouses and scrap dumps were removed. Chairman , FCT Ministerial Committee on City Sanitation, Ikharo Attah, while fielding questions from journalists in Mpape, in Abuja, said the demolition in Mpape will enter the 2nd quarter of next year or untill when Read More

Prostitution: Police nab 2 for trafficking teenagers to Ghana

September 8, 2021 Amarachukwu EgwuAgha 0

Ebonyi Police command Tuesday, paraded two suspects for trafficking teenage girls for prostitution. The suspects Ivi Chukwu Chinecherem, age 20yrs and Ogbonna Justice, age 19 yrs were said to have been involved in the trafficking of five Ebonyi female teenagers to Ghana for  Akaeze community in Ivo local government area of Ebonyi state. While parading the suspects, the commissioner of Read More

FCTA moves against criminals, nabs 14 in city centre

September 7, 2021 Abdullahi Muhammad 0

As a swift response to public outcry over incessant criminal activities and attacks on residents, the Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) on Tuesday stormed some of the dreaded flash points within the City Centre, arresting 14 suspects, recovered dangerous weapons and destroying their shanties.  The worst hit by the manhunt operations were the areas around Bolingo hotels, Church Gate Towers, Read More

Breaking: Operation Safe Haven troops burst drug syndicates, recover N9.5m worth of Indian hemp (PICTURES)

September 4, 2021 Muhammad Tanko Shittu, Jos 0

Troops of Operation SAFE HAVEN (OPSH) on Saturday September 4, 2021 bursted drug syndicate and recovered 320 blocks of Indian hemp worth N9.5 million concealed in a Toyota Camry car with registration number Abuja ABC 214 HV. Information Officer of OPSH, Major Ishaku Takwa, made the disclosure in a press release. “The suspects Sgt Patrick Kalu, a retired police officer, 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

Hoodlums set Newspapers vehicle ablaze in Imo

August 30, 2021 Chidiebere Iwuoha 0

A  vehicle used in distributing Newspapers was Monday set ablaze by hoodlums suspected to be implementing the Sit-At-Home order along Mgbidi, Oru West LGA of Imo state. Our correspondent who confirmed from a staff of The Nation Newspapers in Owerri on the incident, gathered that the vehicle, a panel van, was carrying newspapers meant for distribution in the South East, Read More