Police nab 14-year-old suspected killer of FUT Minna lecturer  

November 1, 2023 Aideloje Ojo  0

  The prime suspect in the murder of Dr Mrs Funmilola Adefolalu, a female lecturer of the Federal University of Technology Minna (FUT Minna) has been arrested by the police and identified as the former housemaid to the deceased, Joy Afekafe. The Police Public Relations Officer of the Niger State Police Command, DSP Wasiu Abiodun stated this Tuesday in a statement issued Read More

Police arrest 2 kidnappers responsible for murder of Niger monarch 

April 4, 2023 Aideloje Ojo 0

The police in Niger state have arrested two suspected kidnappers responsible for the murder of the village head of Gusasse village via Maikunkele,  Bosso local government of the state, Mallam AbubakarYahaya.  The Police Public Relations Officer of the Niger state police command, DSP Wasiu Abiodun, stated this Tuesday in a statement in Minna.  DSP Abiodun said the suspects, Risku Suleiman, Read More

Man nabbed for ‘defiling’ 10-year-old girl in Ondo 

March 14, 2023 Barnabas Olabisi 0

The police authority in Ondo state have arrested a 45 year-old-man, Ojo Akerele, for defiling a 10-year-old girl in Idoani area of Ose local government area of Ondo state. Ojo was said to have lured the girl to an uncompleted building where he had carnal knowledge of her. After defiling her, the man gave the girl one hundred naira. Parading Read More

Robbery: NSCDC nabs man, 47,  for raping woman before own baby 

January 12, 2023 Umar Bayo Abdulwahab 0

Operatives of the Nigeria Security and Civil  Defence  Corps (NSCDC) Kwara state command have arrested 47-year-old Ganiyu Yusuf who allegedly broke into a woman’s house in Oloje area of Ilorin, and raped her before her child. The suspect also carted away with her items. The suspect, according to the spokesperson of the command Ayenj Olasunkanmi, allegedly gained access into the Read More

Customs FOU seizes 156 trailer loads of rice, N13.9bn from smuggled goods 

January 5, 2023 Suleiman Idris 0

Between January and December 2022, the South-West anti-smuggle unit of the Nigeria Customs Service otherwise referred to as Federal Operating Unit (FOU) Zone A on Thursday disclosed that it seized. 93,102 of 50kg bags of foreign parboiled rice totalling 156 trailer loads of rice,108 automobiles comprising of trucks, tankers cars and motorcycles among other contrabands with Duty Paid Value put Read More

Fire fighting official arrested for raping 12-year-old niece

December 22, 2022 Amaechi Okwara 0

Delta State Police command has arrested a fire service officer Okonjie Awulo (rtd) for allegedly raping his 12-year-old niece, name withheld, in Ogwashi-Uku, Aniocha South local government area of the state. It was reported that the randy Awulo was arrested by the Police on December 11, 2022 following a complain lodged by the girl’s father, Mr. Oyenka Chukwuka. It was Read More

Guardian, 75, impregnates 13-year-old girl

December 12, 2022 Okechukwu Onuegbu 0

Anambra State Ministry of Women Affairs and Children’s Welfare has rescued a 13-year-old girl (name withheld) who was allegedly impregnated by her guardian, Sunday Muoghalu. The girl, according to the Publicity Secretary of the ministry, Miss Chidinma Ikeanyionwu, who was recently delivered of the baby, was put in a family way at their place of residence at Agu-Oye Umudioka in Read More

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 coc@i!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 Admin III 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