Soldiers engage gunmen in Ekiti shoot-out, rescue 6 abductees

October 22, 2021 Blueprint 0

Gunmen suspected to be kidnappers engaged solders in a shoot-out in two different locations in Ayebode and Ilasa communities in Ikole local government area of Ekiti state Thursday. The Police spokesman, ASP Sunday Abutu, who confirmed the incident to newsmen in Ado-Ekiti on Friday, said the gunmen abducted three persons during the confrontation. Abutu said the combined forces of the Read More

Tussle, Tussle, everywhere

October 21, 2021 Victoria Ngozi Ikeano 0

Nigerians are no strangers to tussles as we witness big and small tussles of various kinds every day. They range from family squabbles to community/ state tussles to even national fights. Nigerians themselves do not seem to agree on anything as we argue over virtually everything. Legislators at state assemblies and the national assembly itself sometimes engage in shouting matches. Read More

Breaking: Police confirms abduction of 2 varsity students in Nasarawa

October 17, 2021 Mohammed Yangida 0

Gunmen have invaded Mararaba Akunza the host community of the federal University of Lafia in Nasarawa state and kidnapped two students of the University. The Nasarawa state Police Public Relations office (PPRO) ASP Nansel Ramhan confirmed this to Blueprint on Sunday. He said the gunmen had between 7:00 and 8:00 pm on Saturday, invaded the University community with heavy gunshot Read More

Uneasy calm as gunmen kidnap monarch’s twin children, maid, driver, guard

October 15, 2021 Umar Bayo Abdulwahab 0

Suspected kidnappers have abducted six-year-old twin children of a prominent monarch in Kwara state, the Owalobo of Obbo-Aiyegunle, Oba Samuel Adelodun. The suspected kidnappers also abducted the monarch’s driver, Kunle; a security man, Lawrence, and a maid, Bukunmi. Spokesperson of the Kwara state police command, Ajayi Okasanmi confirmed the development. He said the monarch has reported the abduction to the Read More

Breaking: Gunmen strike at night, kidnap permanent secretary, granddaughter

October 2, 2021 Editor 0

A Permanent Secretary, Dr. Ibrahim Garba Musa, has been kidnapped by gunmen in Niger state. Dr. Musa was kidnapped alongside his granddaughter inside their house at after taking part in a wedding ceremony in Zungeru on Friday night. Already, the state government has reportedly confirmed the incident but Niger state Police command are yet to react to the latest development. Read More

Gunmen set Imo monarch’s palace ablaze

October 1, 2021 Chidiebere Iwuoha 0

Gunmen Thursday set the palace of His Royal Highness (HRH) Eze Obi Ralph Ekezie of Obor community in Orlu LGA of Imo state ablaze. Although the Imo state police Command has not confirmed the incident up till now, an eyewitness who spoke to our correspondent said a lot of things, including the monarch’s documents and other surrounding buildings, had been Read More

Gunmen abduct retired Air Vice Marshal in Lagos

September 28, 2021 Blueprint 0

Gunmen Monday abducted a retired Air Vice Marshal, Sikiru Smith, in the Ajah area of Lagos. Smith was reportedly abducted while supervising an engineering work on a site in Ajah area of Lagos. The gunmen, who wore masks, were said to have invaded the site, shot sporadically, and whisked the retired officer away in a waiting speedboat. Confirming the incident, Read More

Gunmen kill 2 policemen in Enugu

September 22, 2021 Chuks Nweze 0

Hoodlums, also known as unknown gun men, seem to have lifted a ban on attack on police formations as two police officers at a road block at Nachi, Udi local government area, a border town with Oji River local government area of Enugu state, were shot and killed on Wednesday. It was gathered that the gunmen shot sporadically, a development Read More

Gunmen attack church, kill one, abduct 2 in Kogi

September 20, 2021 Oyibo Salihu 0

Barely one week after gunmen attacked a custodial centre in Kabba where a soldier and a policeman were killed and over two hundred inmates set free, another set of gunmen Sunday morning attacked ECWA Church in Okedayo along Kabba – Okene road in Kogi state. The attackers, according to sources, stormed the church in the morning when church service has Read More

Attack on Kabba prison: Security operatives on trail of escaped inmates – Aregbesola

September 13, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The Minister of Interior, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, has said security operatives are already pursuing the escaped inmates after gunmen attacked Kabba Custodial facility on Monday. A statement Monday in Abuja by the Media Adviser to the Minister, Sola Fasure, said the Aregbesola had been briefed by the Controller General of the Nigeria Correctional Service (NCoS), Haliru Nababa, on the unfortunate Read More

Breaking: Fear grips many as gunmen assasinate Anambra monarch, driver

September 10, 2021 Editor 0

There is rising tension in Aguleri, a popular community in Anambra state after its traditional ruler, HRH Abakpulu Anamco, and his driver were killed by gunmen suspected to be hired assassins. The unfortunate incident which reportedly happened on Friday afternoon has already flooded the social media. While the traditional ruler was seen lying dead outside his silver colour Toyota Prado Read More

Breaking: Travellers attacked in Ondo, many kidnapped

September 9, 2021 Editor 0

Gunmen, Wednesday night, attacked travellers and abducted up to 18 travellers in Ondo state. The victims were reportedly abducted along the Ifira-Akoko/Idoani road in the state. The Commander of Ondo State Security Outfit, codenamed Amotekun, Adetunji Adeleye, has confirmed the incident. However, Police are yet to speak on the latest development. Details loading…

Bloodbath in kogi community as gunmen kills 4, injure scores

September 1, 2021 Oyibo Salihu 0

Four persons were in the late hours of Tuesday night allegedly killed and scores injured by unknown gunmen that attacked Bagana community in Omala local Government Area of kogi state. An eyewitness who cheated death told our correspondent that the gunmen invaded a provision shop located in the heart of the village and opened fire killing four persons on the Read More

Gunmen abduct ex-councilor’s wife, 7-month-old son in Zamfara

August 12, 2021 Blueprint 0

The Police Command in Zamfara said gunmen had kidnapped the wife and seven-month-old son of an ex-councilor in the state, Mr Babangida Ibrahim. Confirming the development, the spokesman for the command, SP Muhammad Shehu, said the gunmen attacked the former councilor’s house at Damba in Gusau at about 12.30 a.m. Wednesday. Shehu styated further that the ex-councilor was left with Read More

Breaking: 4 dead, vehicles burnt as Police, gunmen clash midnight in Imo

August 6, 2021 Editor 0

A Police inspector and three attackers have been confirmed dead after gunmen invaded Police divisional headquarters in Orlu, Imo state Thursday night. Confirming the latest development on Friday morning, Police Public Relations Officer in Imo, Mike Abattam, said Policemen on duty squared up against the attackers which led to the death of three out of others. He said the remaining Read More

Missing money: Nasarawa govt breaks silence

July 31, 2021 Mohammed Yangid, Lafia 0

The Nasarawa state government, Friday, denied media reports that it is not true that armed robbers besieged the state ministry of finance budget and planning, and carted away the sum of N100 million on Monday 26, July. A statement signed by the state commissioner of information, culture and tourism, Comrade Dogo Shamma, and made available to newsmen in Lafia revealed Read More

Bandits release Zamfara college provost, attack communities

July 16, 2021 Blueprint 0

The Provost of Zamfara State College of Agriculture and Animal Sciences, Bakura Burkullu, and two other persons have regained their freedom four days after they were kidnapped. The three were kidnapped at Government Science Secondary School, Bakura and a nearby community. A member of the family of the provost, Ibrahim Bello, told this reporter that they were released Wednesday night Read More

Breaking: Uneasy calm as gunmen assassinate President in Haiti

July 7, 2021 Editor 0

Haiti’s President Jovenel Moïse has been killed in an attack on his home in the nation’s capital, according to the country’s interim prime minister. Claude Joseph said the president’s residence in Port-au-Prince was stormed by unidentified armed men at 01:00 local time (05:00 GMT). The First Lady was reportedly also injured in the attack. Mr Joseph said that “all measures Read More

Gunmen kidnap village head, wife in Ibadan

June 23, 2021 Blueprint 0

The Baale of Araromi village in Ibadan, Tafa Apanpa, and his wife have been abducted by some suspected kidnappers. The duo were reported to have been kidnapped by gunmen, who stormed the village located in the Bakatari area of Ibadan, on Tuesday night. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Bakatari in Ido local government area of Ibadan is Read More

Security agencies now speaking language bandits, IPOB, others understand- APC group

June 22, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

A group of the ruling All Progressives Congress on the platform of APC Legacy and Awareness Campaign (APC-LAC) said peace has gradually returning to the country because the security agencies are now speaking the languages understood by bandits, terrorists and members of Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) terrorising the nation. The group said “the fear that has gripped the nation Read More

Uzodimma condoles with Police over slain officers

June 16, 2021 Chidiebere Iwuoha 0

Governor Hope Uzodimma of Imo state Tuesday paid a visit to the Imo state Police Command headquarters to condole with them over the demise of police officers who went down as a result of security challenges in the state. While welcoming the governor, the Police Commissioner, Abutu Yaro said the visit was first of its kind since the establishment of Read More

Breaking: Again, gunmen invade school, kill student, kidnap others in Kaduna

June 11, 2021 AbdulRaheem Aodu 0

Gunmen, Thursday night, attacked Nuhu Bamalli Polytechnic Zaria and killed one student, injured another, before kidnapping eight students and two Lecturers. Commissioner for Internal Security and Home Affairs, Samuel Aruwan, disclosed this on Friday morning. “Kaduna State Government has been briefed by security agencies of an attack by armed bandits at the main campus of the Nuhu Bamalli Polytechnic, Zaria, Read More