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Police parade 2 ‘ritualists’ in Osun

By Lateef Dada   Osogbo Osun state Police Command yesterday paraded two teenagers suspected to be ritualists. The suspects were said to have been defrauding unsuspecting members of the public under the guise of being herbalists. The suspects, Yusuf Taofeek ...

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Policemen protest over salary in Kaduna

By Chizoba Ogebche Abuja– Police offi cers attached to the Kaduna State Police Command have protested non-payment of their salaries as well as other irregularities that had reportedly aff ected payment of their salaries and other remunerations. Blueprint gathered that ...

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PSC probes CPs over ‘misconduct’

By Chizoba Ogbeche Abuja– Police Service Commission (PSC), yesterday said it was investigating allegations of abuse of office against some Commissioners of Police (CPs) in charge of state commands. A statement by PSC’s Head, Press and Public Relations, Mr Ikechukwu ...

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Group want scandal at NNPC investigated

A group under the aegis of Niger Delta Indigenous Movement for Radical Change (NDIMRC), has called for investigation of the fraudulent activities rocking the Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC). The group equally warned against frustrating the Minister of State for Petroleum, ...

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Man bags 14-year jail term for raping minor

By Rotimi Ojomoyela Ado-Ekiti An Ado-Ekiti High Court, yesterday, sentenced a 35-year-old man, Olowo Ismaila, to 14 years imprisonment for raping a 14-year-old girl. The presiding Judge, Justice Dele Omotoso, held that the prosecution has proved the case against Olowo ...

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Gombe gets new police boss

Gombe state new Commissioner of Police, Mr. Shina Olukolu, has assumed office assuring the protection of lives and property in the state. During the valedictory speech, the outgoing state Commissioner, Mr. Austin Iwar, expressed gratitude for a successful tenure devoid of ...

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Gunmen kill traditional ruler in Benue

A traditional ruler has been killed in Benue state by yet-to-be identified heavily armed men. Chief Yimaorga Asogo, until his death, was the kindred head of Ushir Kindred in Shitile Clan of Tiv land, Katsina-Ala local government area of Benue state. ...

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Lafia emir pledges support to Police

Emir of Lafia in Nasarawa state, Dr. Isa Mustapha Agwai 1, has pledged that traditional institutions will continue to assist and cooperate with Nigeria Police Force to ensure the success of its activities in fighting crime in the country. He ...

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Bride, groom kidnapped on wedding day

Suspected kidnappers abducted a couple in Akunnu, Akoko North-east local government of Ondo state, while on their way to Akure for their wedding ceremony. The groom, Moses Yakubu, and his bride were travelling from Okene, Kogi state yesterday for the ...

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IGP assures Nigerians of adequate security

Inspector-General of Police Ibrahim Idris, has assured Nigerians of adequate protection of their lives and property at all times.   He gave the assurance in Lafia, the Nasarawa state capital, while commissioning a new police command headquarters donated by Governor ...

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Suspected serial killer arraigned in Bayelsa

A suspected serial murderer, Stephen Ogho- Oghene Akpata was Thursday paraded by the headquarters of Nigerian Police Force, Bayelsa State command for killing one Onyinye Faustina Eze, a staff of Globacom network at Kpansia, Bayelsa State. Stephen Akpata who hails ...

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Evans’ rights suit adjourned till Sept 21

The N300 million suit slammed on the Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, and three others by suspected billionaire kidnapper, Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike (also known as Evans), challenging his continued detention was yesterday adjourned till September 21. Justice Chuka Obiozor of the ...

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