Zulum orders demolition of brothels, criminal dens at Bayan quarters

October 17, 2023 Sadiq Abubakar 0

Borno state governor, Babagana Umara Zulum, Tuesday, ordered the demolition of illegal brothels and criminal dens notorious for prostitution, gangsterism and other illicit activities at Bayan (Gari) Quarters within 72 hours. The governor gave the directive during a visit to ‘Bayan Quarters’, a settlement around railway staff quarters in Maiduguri. The area harbours gangsters, criminals and minors for commercial sex. Read More

Nasarawa moves to speed up prosecution of criminal cases

September 20, 2023 Mohammed Yangida 0

The Nasarawa State Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice, Barr Labaran Magaji, has said the delay in the dispensation of criminal cases was responsible for the congestion of correctional centres across the state. He stated this when he hosted the Correspondent Chapel of the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) on a courtesy visit in Lafia, Tuesday. Magaji said this has Read More

Tinubu assures of comprehensive criminal justice reform

August 25, 2023 Abdullahi M. Gulloma 0

President Bola Ahmed Tinubu has promised that his administration would conclude a thorough review of the remuneration templates of judicial officers in the country. Receiving the leadership of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), led by Barrister Yakubu Maikyau (SAN), the president said the battle against corruption necessitated a comprehensive review of the salaries and allowances of judicial officers, an issue Read More

Kogi, China partner on $60m smart security architecture

November 30, 2022 Abdulrahman Zakariyau 0

To prevent insecurity as witnessed in many states of the Federation, the Kogi State Government has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Chinese investors for the provision of a first-of-its-kind high technology security architecture. This technology security architecture according to the government will help to promptly monitor movements in and out of Kogi State from a control centre. Also, Kogi Read More

3 arrested in Ogun for beating man to death over iPhone 6

October 21, 2021 Hakeem Adegbenro 0

Men of Ogun state police command have arrested three men, Felix Sunday, Shomuye Musa and Oluwatobi Michael for beating one Tunji George to death over an allegation of stealing an iPhone 6. The arrest was contained in a press statement made available to Blueprint Thursday by the Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi in Abeokuta. The suspects, according Read More

How Ajulo rescued teenager sentenced to death for stealing phone

October 8, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

An Abuja based lawyer, Dr. Kayode Ajulo, has confirmed that a Court of Appeal sitting in Ado Ekiti Judicial Division has discharged and acquitted a teenager Adeolu Bamiteko, who was sentenced to death by a High Court for stealing phone. Bamiteko with one Ayobami Ojo were arraigned in Charge No. HAD/15C/2014 before the High Court presided over by Justice J.O 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

Akeredolu calls for urgent restructuring of Nigeria

October 3, 2021 Barnabas Olabisi 0

Following rate of criminality and security challenges facing the nation, Govenor, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, of Ondo state has called for urgent restructuring of the country in the best interest of all. Governor Akeredolu, speaking over the weekend in Akure, Ondo state capital during the commemoration anniversary of the 61st  anniversary of the country said the current system adopted in the county does 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

NSCDC boss to Commandants: Safeguard Nigeria or be removed

September 17, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The Commandant General of Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, Ahmed Audi, has charged all Zonal and State Commandants to function optimally by stepping up their operational activities in securing the nation and safeguarding critical assets and infrastructure or be removed.  The charge is coming in view of the prevailing security situation in the country. Speaking Friday in Abuja at Read More

It’s too late, Matawalle reveals why he made u-turn on amnesty for bandits

September 11, 2021 Muhammad Sanusi, Gusau 0

Days after telecommunication network was cut off, Zamfara state governor, Bello Matawalle, has revealed that window of amnesty he gave bandits has expired. Matawalle said the decision became necessary after the bandits failed to embrace the peace initiative earlier extended to them by the state government. The governor who spoke on Friday after attending in Gusau, the state capital said, Read More

Ripples as 16- year-old girl sets colleague ablaze in Kwara

September 6, 2021 Admin III 0

What could have prompted a teenager to set her colleague ablaze? That is the question almost everyone is asking, just as UMAR BAYO ABDULWAHAB reports the awaiting trial of a 16-year- old apprentice girl who did what everyone condemns as an abominable act in Kwara state. Ripples is currently brewing over the tragic death of an apprentice girl who was Read More

In Nasarawa, Police arrest suspected notorious kidnapper

September 6, 2021 Mohammed Yangida 0

Nasarawa state police command, Monday, arrested one Abubakar Mohammed, a notorious kidnapper in Akwanga local government area of the state for alleged kidnapping activities. This was revealed in a statement signed by the Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) ASP Ramhan Nansel, and made available to newsmen in Lafia. The statement added that the suspect was arrested on August 5 around 1am following intelligence 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

Insecurity: FG, NSCDC plan strategic meeting on protection of National Assets

September 3, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The federal government and the Nigeria Security and Civil Defense Corps (NSCDC) are making efforts to further safeguard Nigeria’s critical assets and infrastructure across the country against backdrop of insecurity confronting the Nation. Some of the critical infrastructure including; Chemical Sector, Commercial Facilities Sector, Communications Sector, Critical, Manufacturing Sector, Dams Sector, Defence Industrial Base Sector, Emergency Services Sector, Energy Sector, Read More

FCT Police files intimidation, defamation charges against ex-Ogun Milad

September 2, 2021 Solomon Arowolo 0

The Federal Capital Territory Police Command on Wednesday filed a three-count charge of criminal conspiracy, intimidation and defamation of character against the former Military Administrator of Ogun state, Commodore Kayode Olofinmoyin (retd.) In the case which was filed before a Gbagwalada Upper Area Court, Olofinmoyin was charged alongside one Naval Seaman K.I. Shaibu for allegedly directing Shaibu to shoot one Read More

Ogun: Police shot dead one Kidnapper, arrests other

August 31, 2021 Hakeem Adegbenro 0

The Ogun State Police Command have shot dead one member of a kidnap syndicate, while it also arrested one at Ilala forest in Imala area of Abeokuta North Local Government area of the state. The is barely 24 hours after two members of a kidnap syndicate were gunned down at Itori area of Ewekoro Local Government area.  The command’s spokesperson, Read More

FUTA retirees drag VC, others before EFCC over deductions

August 29, 2021 Barnabas Olabisi 0

Some retirees of the Federal University of Technology Akure, have dragged the Vice Chancellor, Prof. Joseph Fuwape and two others before the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) over alleged conversion of deductions from their salaries when in the service of Staff Secondary School of the institution. The petitioners; Messrs. Asein Abraham Omoarebu, Ezekiel Ojo Akerele, Foluwaso Ebenezer Akerele and Read More

Ogun: Man, 37 arrested for raping 27-year-old lady

August 29, 2021 Hakeem Adegbenro 0

A 33-year-old-man, Imoleayo Adekoya has been arrested by men of the Ogun state police command for unlawfully having carnal knowledge of a 27 years old lady. The arrest was contain in a press statement made available to Blueprint Sunday by the Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi in Abeokuta. According to the statement, the suspect was arrested weekend, following a Read More

Miscreants wreck havoc in Mpape as FCTA resumes cleanup

August 23, 2021 Abdullahi Muhammad 0

Miscreants took to the street of Mpape on Monday snatching women’s hand bags and cell phones as the FCT Ministerial Task Force on City Sanitation resumed demolition exercise after three days break. Trouble ensued when FCT Task Team led by the chairman, Ikharo Attah had removed shanties, brothels, worship centres and National Union of Road Transport Workers Office (NURTW) on Read More

Insecurity: Tide turning against Boko Haram, ISWAP, says APC group

August 19, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

A voluntary think-tank group of the governing All Progressives Congress (APC) on the platform of Legacy Awareness and Campaign (APC-LAC), said the tide has turned against the dreaded Boko Haram and Islamic State of West African Province (ISWAP) responsible for the insecurity in Nigeria. The APC group also revealed that “the increased pressure being brought to bear on the insurgents Read More

New Cross River CP parades suspected gun runner

August 13, 2021 Joseph Obung 0

The new Commisssioner of Police for Cross River state, CP Aminu Alhasaan, has paraded a man identified as Godwin Ubung who is suspected to be part of a gun running syndicate in the northern part of the state. The CP, who paraded the suspect on Thursday, barely 24 hours after taking over as the state police boss, said Ubung was Read More