Breaking: Police arrest LP National Chairman Abure

February 21, 2024 Blueprint News 0

Armed policemen on Wednesday arrested the National Chairman of the Labour Party (LP), Barrister Julius Abure. Blueprint gathered that he was arrested in Benin, Edo state capital. However, reason for his arrest was not ascertained as at the time of filling this report as police authorities are yet to react. Abure faces allegations of embezzling about N3billion of party funds. Read More

EFCC harvests suspected internet fraudsters in Makurdi

February 15, 2024 Blueprint News 0

Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, (EFCC) on Wednesday, arrested 14 individuals suspected of internet fraud at a “Yahoo Academy” in Makurdi. According to a statement on the agency’s X account, acting on intelligence, operatives from the Makurdi Zonal Command raided a three-bedroom apartment along Achusa Road, Benue State, believed to be a training centre for internet fraud Read More

Breaking: EFCC operatives ‘raid FUTA, arrest students at midnight’

February 14, 2024 Blueprint News 0

Suspected operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) have reportedly arrested students following a midnight raid at the Federal University of Technology, Akure, Ondo State. The operation around 2am, according to a video in circulation, was at the students’ lodges. Already, some students have taken to social media, sharing videos and alleging that the men broke into rooms Read More

Breaking: How I made average of N250, 000 per week – LASTMA imposter

February 13, 2024 Oguntade Ismaila, Lagos 0

A 56-year suspected imposter of Lagos State Traffic Management Authority (LASTMA), Femi Adegbemi, has confessed on how he made average of N250,000 per week. The serial impersonator was apprehended after collecting N140,000 from owners of vehicles impounded for traffic infractions by the agency. Adegbemi who lives at No. 9, Anifowose street, Somolu confessed to have collected N140,000 from owners of Read More

Police arrest 4 over attack on Adamawa commissioner

February 13, 2024 Blueprint News 0

The Adamawa State Police Command has apprehended four people for allegedly attacking the state Commissioner of Environment, Muhammed Sadiq, and robbing him of his official vehicle and other valuables. It also recovered the stolen Toyota Hilux including a barreta pistol, three live ammunition, two anti-trackers, phones, and cash in foreign currency. A statement by the Police Public Relations Officer, SP Read More

Nabbed! Woman, 38, with 11 children concludes plan to sell 2

January 31, 2024 Blueprint News 0

The Anambra State Government, through the Ministry of Women and Social Welfare, has apprehended a 38-year-old woman identified as Chinyere Chukwu for attempting to sell her two sons. Chukwu, who hails from Okija in the Ihiala Local Government Area of the state, was said to have connived with her 17-year-old daughter, identified as Joy, to sell off her two sons Read More

Police arrest Osun Prince over popular politician’s death

January 29, 2024 Blueprint News 0

The Osun State Police Command has reacted to the fatal shooting incident, which occurred in Ejigbo town, leading to the death of a United States-based Prof. Richard Idowu (Ade Ori Okin), saying one person has been arrested in connection to the incident. A statement signed by the Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), Yemisi Opalola, on Sunday, stated that one Prince Read More

Vigilante group: DSS arrest Miyetti Allah leader

January 24, 2024 Blueprint News 0

Operatives of the Department of State Services have arrested the President of Miyetti Allah Kautal Hore, Bello Bodejo, over the creation of a vigilante group in Nasarawa State. Bodejo was arrested on Tuesday at the Miyetti Allah’s Head Office, Tundun Maliya Cattle Market, Kilometre 22, Abuja-Keffi Expressway, Tundun-Wada, Karu Local Government Area of Nasarawa State. The DSS operatives alongside some Read More

Police arrest protesters in Nasarawa

January 20, 2024 Blueprint News 0

Police in Nasarawa State, Friday, arrested 38 suspects in connection with the protest which trailed the Supreme Court verdict. The commissioner of police in the state, Mr. Umar Shehu Nadada, who revealed this in Lafia, the state capital said 29 motorcycles were also recovered from those arrested. Mr. Nadada said those arrested violated the peace accord signed by the leadership Read More

Army reveals what happened to soldier who criticised Sanwo-Olu

January 9, 2024 Admin III 0

The Chief of Army Staff, Taoreed Lagbaja, has said that a soldier who criticised Governor Babajide San-Olu of Lagos state in a viral video has been arrested. He emphasized that the conduct of the soldier caught driving against traffic does not represent the entire Nigerian Army. He further disclosed that many viral videos showing soldiers criticizing the Lagos state governor Read More

VIDEO: Sanwo-Olu arrests soldier, motorcyclists for plying one way

January 2, 2024 Admin III 0

Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Tuesday arrested a soldier and some commercial motorcyclists popularly known as Okada Riders for driving against traffic along the Lagos-Badagry expressway in the state. This was disclosed in videos shared by the Senior Special Assistant on Media to the Governor, Wale Ajetunmobi, on his X (formerly Twitter) account on Tuesday, January 2, 2024. He Read More

Dani Alves trial set for February 2024

December 20, 2023 Admin III 0

Former Brazil and Barcelona defender Dani Alves’ trial in Spain for alleged sexual assault has been set for 5-7 February 2024. Alves, 40, has been in prison without bail since he was arrested in January over an allegation he assaulted a woman in a Barcelona nightclub last year. He said he had consensual sex with his accuser after initially denying any sexual Read More

Arrest high cost of living

November 12, 2023 Muhammad Yasir Garba 0

The cost of living has become a pressing issue that affects millions of citizens in our beloved nation due to the rise in the general prices of goods and services. Recently, the nation has been grappling with inflationary pressures which have far-reaching consequences for individuals and families across various socioeconomic strata. From increased costs of living to diminished purchasing power, Read More

Rashford arrested in US

November 9, 2023 Admin III 0

Manchester United star Marcus Rashford’s brother, Dane Rashford, has been arrested and is set to appear in court following allegations of domestic violence in the United States. According to police records, Dane was arrested on 20 October in Florida’s Miami Beach and appeared in court the following day where the bond for his release ahead of his pre-trial hearing was Read More

NDLEA arrests three blind men over drug trafficking, seizes narcotics worth N13bn

November 5, 2023 Admin III 0

The operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) arrested 10 suspects including three blind men for alleged drug trafficking, while about N13 billion illicit drugs were seized from them. The agency’s Director for Media and Advocacy, Femi Babafemi revealed this in a statement released on Sunday, following the operations at three different locations in Lagos. It said, “No Read More

Guinea: Former coup leader re-arrested hours after jail break in Conakry

November 4, 2023 Admin III 0

Guinea’s ex-dictator Moussa Dadis Camara was recaptured and returned to prison on Saturday, hours after an apparent jailbreak led by a heavily armed commando, the army and his lawyer said. At least two other former officials on trial alongside Camara over a 2009 massacre during his presidency were taken in the earlier operation that sparked heavy gunfire in the capital Read More

Court orders arrest of popular businessman

November 4, 2023 Admin III 0

The Lagos State High Court, sitting in Ikeja, Lagos, has issued a bench warrant for the arrest of businessman Cletus Ibeto who failed to appear in court for his arraignment over an alleged N4.8bn fraud. A statement by Dele Oyewale, Head of Media and Publicity, Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, said Justice I.O. Ijelu gave the warrant on Friday. The Read More

Police nab two for allegedly robbing skit maker

October 31, 2023 Admin III 0

Operatives of the Lagos State Police Command have arrested two suspects, Sunday Osagie and Ayodele Adeolu, for allegedly robbing a skitmaker, Ekwutousi Philo. The Rapid Response Squad unit of the Lagos Police Command disclosed this in a statement shared on its Facebook page on Tuesday. According to the statement, Philo made a video that went viral on October 20, alleging Read More

Arrest the suspected rapist in Maiduguri

October 25, 2023 Mustapha Yajiwa 0

Gender-based violence (GBV) is present in every society around the world and takes many forms. As a violation of human rights, we have a moral imperative to stop all forms of violence against women and girls. In crisis, whether conflict or natural disaster, the risk of GBV increases, thus our collective need to act to prevent GBV before it happens Read More

Eniola Badmus arrests troll

July 24, 2023 Admin III 0

Nollywood actress, Eniola Badmus, has reportedly arrested an online content creator, identified as Oge. Recall that the content creator had accused the actress of organising ladies for All Progressives Congress (APC) cheiftains. She accused the movie star of being a professional pimp who links girls to top politicians all over Nigeria. “Eniola Badmus is a Professional Pimp, she connects Small Read More

I didn’t order LG chairs’ arrest – Alia

July 7, 2023 John Shiaondo 0

Benue state governor Hyacinth Alia has said he didn’t order the arrest and detention of some local government chairmen as claimed by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). The PDP had Thursday at a press conference accused the governor of directing the arrest of four chairmen – Michael Uba from Guma; James Oche from Ado; Alfred Atera of Katsina Ala, and Read More

Breaking: For assaulting Policeman, IGP orders arrest of Seun Kuti

May 13, 2023 Admin III 0

The Inspector General of Police, Usman Alkali Baba, has ordered the arrest of Afrobeat star Seun Kuti for slapping a policeman. A statement by Force spokesman, Olumuyiwa Adejobi, on Saturday revealed that the IGP ordered the Lagos state commissioner of police to arrest the singer. “The Inspector-General of Police, IGP Usman Alkali Baba, CFR has ordered the Commissioner of Police, Read More