Kaduna Electric condoles Sen. Na’ Allah over son’s death

September 1, 2021 Ahmid Lawal 0

Kaduna Electric has condoled with Senator Bala Ibn Na’Allah over the death of his son, Abdulkarim, in Kaduna. A condolence letter signed by the company’s Managing Director, Engineer Garba Haruna, and delivered at the senator’s Kaduna residence, Kaduna Electric described the deceased as a loving and generous person who impacted the lives of many. In the letter to the senator Read More

Security situation in West Africa gives causes for concern, by Ali Djawad

August 31, 2021 Ali Djawad 0

The bloody attack in the Ansongo Circle, Mali, that took place on August 8 shocked the international community: shortly before nightfall armed men arrived on motorcycles and opened fire on civilians of the villages of Ouattagouna, Karou, Dirga, and Daoutegueft. According to the Malian Armed Forces’ Directorate of Information and Public Relations (Dirpa), at least 49 people were killed in Read More

Revealed! How final year Kaduna Poly student died affter graduation

August 31, 2021 Solomon Arowolo 0

A final year Hospitality Management student of Kaduna state Polytechnic, identified as Faith Favour has died few days after graduation. Faith had shared a photo of herself and course mates from their signing out celebration two weeks ago. A Source disclosed that she sadly passed away after her signing-out celebration. One of her course mates, Mhister Isaac, disclosed the sad Read More

COVID-19: Edo records 228 new cases, 7 deaths

August 31, 2021 Patrick Ahanor 0

The Edo state COVID-19 task force has disclosed that state has recorded seven deaths from COVID-19 related pandemic. Team Leader of the Task Force Dr. Ebomwoyi Osagie who disclosed this to journalists in Benin City on Monday, said the dead were unvaccinated persons against virus. Osagie decried community transmission of the virus and urged people to adhere to the COVID-19 Read More

Lawan condoles with Senator Na’Allah over son’s death

August 30, 2021 Taiye Odewale 0

The President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has condoled with the family of Senator Bala Ibn Na’Allah over the gruesome murder of their son, Abdulkarim Na’Allah, in Kaduna on Sunday. Lawan in a statement signed by his Special Adviser on Media, Ola Awoniyi, in Abuja on Monday, said he was deeply saddened by the dastardly murder of the young pilot Read More

Mantu: Tribute to a nationalist

August 30, 2021 Yabagi Yusuf Sani 0

I was shocked by the news of the death of Senator Nasiru Ibrahim Mantu, on August 17, 2021. The last time we met, we discussed as always, the present ravaging insecurity and the disturbing political and economic currents in the country. An incurable optimist and patriot that he was, he expressed the confidence that Nigeria will survive the inclement tides Read More

4 confirmed dead as police repels attack to free armed robbers in Osun

August 26, 2021 Lateef Ibrahim 0

Osun State Police Command, Thursday, confirmed death of four suspects in the attack on police van taking suspected robbers to Ilesa correctional centre, Wednesday afternoon. The police explained that an attack by some hoodlums to prevent suspected robbers from being taken to the correctional centre after court had remanded them, was repelled by security operatives who engaged them in a Read More

SON: Winning war against merchants of deaths

August 25, 2021 Maryanne Chuwkudiebele 0

The Director General of the Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON), Malam Farouk Salim, at a parley with journalists in Abuja, recently, revealed that his organisation had, in the past nine months, arrested 10 manufacturers of fake products in Kano, Ibadan and Lagos. He also disclosed that substandard tyres and other products worth hundreds of millions of naira have been confiscated Read More

NGE mourns Juliet Njiowhor

August 24, 2021 Ahmid Lawal 0

The Nigerian Guild of Editors (NGE) has expressed shock over the death of the editor of the Port Harcourt-based, The Tide newspaper, Mrs. Juliet Ejiowhor.  A statement by the NGE President, Mustapha Isah, said Mrs Njiowhor died on Saturday after a brief illness.  Isah said the death of Mrs. Njiowhor has robbed the Guild of a committed member who never missed any Read More

Abaribe mourns Okpara, Aguiyi-Ironsi

August 24, 2021 Taiye Odewale 0

Senate Minority Leader, Senator Enyinnaya Abaribe ( PDP Abia South) ,  Monday bemoaned the death  of two former  First Ladies, Chief Mrs Victoria Aguiyi Ironsi and Chief Mrs Adanma Okpara . Abaribe in a statement issued in Abuja  said  Nigeria and Abia state in particular  have lost two great women.  He said the death within a space of two days Read More

Aviation industry mourns demise of Med-View COO

August 23, 2021 Suleiman Idris 0

The Nigerian aviation industry has been thrown into a mourning mood with the death of the Chief Operating Officer of Med-View Airline PLC, Apostle Michael Ajigbotosho. The airline COO, who also served as its Accountable Manager, according to the management, passed away in a Lagos hospital after falling ill for a few days. Stakeholders expressed shock at the news of Read More

In Osun, 7 family members die inside rooms

August 19, 2021 Blueprint 0

The Police in Osun Wednesday said it has received a report on seven members of a family found dead in their rooms on Tuesday in Apomu, Isokan local government area of Osun state. The command’s spokesperson, Yemisi Opalola, said eight persons were found in the rooms in the house but only one was breathing. Ms Opalola said poison of carbon Read More

Shell suffers another setback as gunmen hack staff to death

August 19, 2021 Blessing Anaro 0

Not too long after Shell suffered major defeat in the court over oil spillage, a set of gunmen have killed a police officer and six of the oil giant’s employees. Royal Dutch Shell Plc’s Nigerian unit recently agreed to pay a local community $111 million to resolve a long-running dispute over an oil spill that occurred more than half a Read More

Wike mourns lbrahim Mantu

August 18, 2021 Godwin Egba 0

Governor of Rivers state, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike, has said that he was profoundly shocked to learn of the abrupt death of former Deputy Senate President, Senator Ibrahim Nasiru Mantu. The governor, who expressed the deepest sympathy of the government and people of Rivers state to the Mantu’s family, said the former Deputy Senate President’s public service was so distinguished and Read More

Ogun: Abiodun family fixes Sept 6-9 for patriarch’s burial

August 17, 2021 Hakeem Adegbnro 0

The Abiodun family of Iperu – Remo, Ogun state, has announced that the burial activities of their late patriarch, Dr. Emmanuel Adesanya Abiodun, will hold from Monday, 6th to Thursday, 9th September, 2021 in Iperu-Remo. In a statement issued on Monday by Kunle Somorin, the Chief Press Secretary to the deceased’s eldest son, Dapo Abiodun, governor of Ogun state, the Read More

Ondo loses federal lawmaker, Akeredolu, PDP mourn

August 17, 2021 Barnabas Olabisi 0

The lawmaker representing Akure South/North of Ondo state in the House of Representatives, Hon Adedayo Omolafe is dead. Hon Omolafe, a member of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) reportedly slumped around 1pm on Sunday and was rushed to the Federal Medical Centre Owo in Ondo state where he was confirmed dead in the early hours of Monday. Meanwhile, the PDP Read More

Buni, APC govs pay condolence visit to Abiodun over father’s death

August 16, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The Chairman APC Caretaker Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee and Yobe state Governor, has led governors of Jigawa and Kebbi states along with other high powered personalities to condole with governor Dapo Abiodun of Ogun state over his father’s death. In a statement released by his spokesman, Mamman Mohammed in Abuja, the Chairman APC CECPC who was in Abeokuta yo commiserate Read More

Gov Ishaku condoles with Rep Baido over father’s death

August 16, 2021 Andrew Ojih 0

Taraba state governor, Arc Darius Dickson Ishaku, Sunday, commiserated with Hon Danladi Baido Tijos over the death of his father, Rev Baido Joseph Tijos. Hon Danladi Baido is the National Assembly member representing Karim/Lau/Ardo-Kola federal constituency at the House of Representatives. Ishaku, in a press statement signed by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Mr. Bala Dan Abu and Read More

Okunbor’s death painful – Lawmaker

August 13, 2021 Patrick Ahanor 0

The chairman, Senate Committee on Public Accounts, Matthew Urhoghide, has expressed shock over the death of business mogul, Captain Idahosa Wells Okunbor, describing it as “very painful.” Urhoghide, who represents Edo South senatorial zone at the National Assembly, said the “pains of Okunbor’s death are piercing,” adding that the vacuum created by his demise would be difficult to fill. The Read More

Two trucks crush 65-year-old man in Ebonyi

August 11, 2021 Amarachukwu EgwuAgha, 0

Two trucks Wednesday afternoon crushed a 65-year-old man to death in Ebonyi state. The deceased simply identified as Papa Elijah was killed at Aforezuna junction on Tran-Saharan highway, Abakaliki. The incident happened when two truck drivers competing for space on the ever busy highway in the state lost control. While one of the trucks hit the deceased, the other one crushed him Read More

Man, 40 arrested for beating motorcyclist to death in Ogun

August 1, 2021 Hakeem Adegbenro 0

A-40-year-old man, Michael Salako was has been arrested by men of Ogun state police command for beating a motorcyclist popularly known as Okada to death at Lafenwa area of Abeokuta, the Ogun state capital. The arrest was contain in a press statement issued by the police public relations officer (PPRO), DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi and made available to Blueprint Sunday. According to the Read More

Youth leader killed, others injured as cultists clash in Akwa Ibom

July 28, 2021 Uko Etim 0

Suspected cultists numbering about 18 have shot dead the Youths’ President of Atai Ibiaku community in Itu Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom state. It was gathered that the cultists killed one Comrade Edet Ibanga, shot and fatally injured some tenants in a rented apartment occupied mostly by students of the University of Uyo (UNIUYO) along Urua Ekpa Road. Speaking Read More