Osun: Hit and run driver kills 1, escapes mob

January 17, 2024 Lateef Ibrahim 0

A hit-and-run driver, Wednesday, killed one person simply identified as Okunola in Odeomu, Ayedaade local government area of Osun state. The driver whose identity could not be ascertained immediately ran away to avoid being lynched by the mob, but his car was burnt beyond recognition. The divisional officer of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defense Corps (NSCDC), Ayedaade division, Adigun Read More

Ogun: Police rescue kidnapped Journalist

March 13, 2023 Hakeem Adegbenro 0

Operatives of Ogun State Police Command have rescued a journalist, Oduneye Olusegun, who was kidnapped by some gunmen at Mobalufon area of Ijebu Ode on March 9, 2023. The command’s spokesperson, SP Abimbola Oyeyemi, made this known Monday, in a press statement made available to Blueprint in Abeokuta. The journalist, who was coming from Abeokuta was kidnapped at Mobalufon area in his Read More

Ogun protest: Abiodun visits victim, pledges to foot medical bills 

February 10, 2023 Hakeem Adegbenro 0

The Ogun state governor, Dapo Abiodun, has promised to pay all medical bills of Gabriel Michael, the victim who was shot during the violent protest that rocked Abeokuta over the naira and fuel scarcity.  Abiodun made the pledge Wednesday, when he paid a visit to the victim who is currently being treated at the Federal Medical Centre- FMC, Idi-Aba,Abeokuta. Michael who Read More

Troops rescue 30 kidnap victims along Kaduna – Birnin Gwari road 

February 2, 2023 AbdulRaheem Aodu Kaduna 0

Troops of 1 Division Nigerian Army on Thursday rescued 30 travellers who were kidnapped in Manini Village along the Kaduna-Birnin Gwari road and escorted them to Udawa and Birnin Gwari respectively, while dislodging the bandits.  A statement signed by the Acting Deputy Director, Army Public Relations, 1 Division Nigerian Army, Lt. Colonel Musa Yahaya, on Thursday, said the troops engaged Read More

Kwara: Outrage as trucks crush 2 to death in separate incidents

November 4, 2021 Umar Bayo Abdulwahab 0

There was tension at the general post office area of Ilorin, Kwara state capital and eye-korin, a suburb of Ilorin following the killings of two persons by articilated trucks in separate incidencies Thursday.. The victim at the post office area identified as Usman Salakani was reportedly crushed to death while trying to get money from articulated truck driver.Similarly, that of 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

Ochanya’s death: CSOs call for special court for rape cases

October 17, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Two frontline Civil Society Organisations fighting against rape in Nigeria have demanded for a special court to handle cases of rape in the country. The groups under the aegis of Men Against Rape Foundation (MARF) and its parent organisation, Make A Difference Initiative (MAD) made the demand to mark the third year memorial of Ochanya Elizabeth Ogbanje, who died three Read More

64-year-old man defiles minor in Ondo

October 14, 2021 Barnabas Olabisi 0

A -64- year old man, Ajayi Awe, has been arrested by the Ondo state Police command for defiling a six -year -old girl. The Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) in the state, DSP Funmi Odunlami, in a statement made available said, “On 17th of September, 2021, at about 2000hrs, one Mrs. Obademi Fatimah of B11Daja, Ajowa-Akoko, came to Okeagbe-Akoko Divisional Read More

Anambra: Merge with APC for seamless victory, Okechukwu tells APGA

October 10, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

A chieftain of All Progressives Congress (APC), Osita Okechukwu, has once again reminded the leadership of All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) of the imperatives of striking a merger with APC, in the Zikist Model strategy, to win the November 6, governorship poll. Okechukwu, who is also the Director General of Voice of Nigeria (VON) told newsmen Sunday in Abuja that Read More

Pictures: Suspects operating Illegal rehabilitation centre nabbed

October 8, 2021 Admin III 0

Kano state police command on, Thursday, uncovered an illegal rehabilitation centre for wrongful confinement and child abuse. The state Police spokesperson, DSP Abdullahi Haruna Kiyawa, disclosed this in a statement said the command on Thursday, October 7, received a credible source that, one Aminu Rabiu, of Yar Akwa, Naibawa Quarters, Tarauni LGA, Kano State is running an illegal rehabilitation centre Read More

Anambra: Uba, APC cancel campaign flag-off ‘to honour victims of attacks’

October 2, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The campaign flag-off ceremony of the All Progressives Congress (APC) scheduled to hold today ahead the forthcoming governorship election in Anambra state has been postponed to honour victims of various attacks. Governorship candidate of the APC, Senator Andy Uba, has said in a statement he personally signed. Uba said his party will not play politics with people’s lives, and added Read More

Trafficking: NAPTIP rescues 43 victims in Osun

September 28, 2021 Lateef Ibrahim 0

The National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP), Tuesday, disclosed that no fewer than 43 victims of human trafficking have been reached by the agency in 2021 alone. The agency stated that human trafficking has become a national embarrassment and urged members of the public to join hands in waging war against the menace. The Zonal Commander 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

(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

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

We’ll prosecute all perpetrators of crises in Plateau, gov Lalong vows

August 24, 2021 Abdullahi M. Gulloma 0

Governor Simon Lalong of Plateau state said all those involved in perpetrating crisis in some parts of the state would be prosecuted.The governor said this Tuesday while speaking to State House correspondents after a meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari in Abuja. He said security situation in the state has greatly improved and very soon, the curfew imposed on troubled areas Read More