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

Immigration boss shot dead in Imo

June 1, 2021 Chidiebere Iwuoha 0

The Chief Provost of Nigerian Immigration Service in Imo state, Okiemute Mrere, has been killed by gunmen. Mrere was killed on Saturday night on Owerri- Port Harcourt Road in Owerri and his body discovered in a bush on Sunday morning. Mrere was said to be riding an Immigrations Hilux van when he was intercepted by his assailants and shot at Read More

Again bandits kill 15 in Niger community

May 31, 2021 Aideloje 0

Barely 24 hours after 200 school children were abducted by bandits  in Niger, the gunmen  again attacked another community killing 15 villagers in Beri town in Bobi district of Mariga local government of the state on Monday morning. It was learnt  that one Mobile Policeman was also killed by the bandits during the  attack. It was gathered that the men of the local Read More

Breaking: Bandits Kill 2, Kidnap 200 islamic school children in Niger

May 30, 2021 Aideloje Ojo 0

Two people have been confirmed killed when bandits raided Tegina town in the Rafi local government of Niger state on Sunday afternoon and kidnapped 200  children in an Islamic School in the town . The bandits according to an eyewitness stormed the town riding on many motorcycles and shot sporadically into the air to create fears in the people. Blueprint learnt Read More

Another police station razed, 4 killed in Imo

May 30, 2021 Chidiebere Iwuoha 0

Less than 24 hours after gunmen burnt down the Atta Police Station in Njaba  Local Government Area of Imo State, another police station in Izombe, Oguta Local Government Area of the state has been touched by people believed to be unknown gunmen.  However unlike the Atta incident, four of the hoodlums met their untimely death in an exchange of fire Read More

Five soldiers feared killed as gunmen attack Anambra

About five soldiers reportedly died at Ihiala, Ihiala Local Government Area of Anambra state, on Friday night, as unknown gunmen attacked military checkpoint.  Blueprint learnt that the attack which occurred around 8.30pm along Owerri-Onitsha road (which is also a boundary between Anambra and Imo State), equally destroyed some properties belonging to the soldiers. However, the State Police Public Relations Officer Read More

Breaking: Gunmen on rampage, Kill 43 persons in 2 Benue LGs

May 28, 2021 John Shiaondo 0

There is growing tension in Benue currently following the killing of 43 persons including seven students of the college of Education Katsina Ala by armed militia Herdsmen in Katsina Ala and Gwer west local government areas of the state.  Blueprint learnt that seven persons were killed by the rampaging Herdsmen along Makurdi-Naka road while the remaining 36 persons were killed Read More

Gunmen kill 4 cops, raze police station in Enugu

May 26, 2021 Chuks Nweze 0

Four policemen were killed at the early hours of Tuesday when unknown gunmen attacked a police station at Iwollo, Ezeagu local government area of Enugu state. Reports have it that the attack took place less than two weeks after the Inspector General of Police, Usman Baba, launched Operation Restore Peace at Okpara Square, Enugu for the South-east zone. The gunmen Read More

Breaking: Gunmen invade, burn another Police station, 5 dead

May 25, 2021 Editor 0

Another Police station located in Iwollo Oghe Police station in Ezeagu local government area of Enugu state has been invaded and burnt on Tuesday morning. Up to five persons, including police personnel were feared killed in the attack that saw the police facility totally razed. It was also learnt most of the vehicles and other property in the premises were Read More

Over 100 killed in Benue as gunmen attack 4 wards at K/Ala

May 24, 2021 John Shiaondo 0

At least one hundred persons have been reportedly killed within three days in a sustained attack by gunmen suspected to be Herdsmen in four council wards of Katsina Ala Local Government Area of Benue state. The attack which started Saturday Blueprint learnt had continued through Sunday till Monday. Chairman of Katsina Ala Local Government area Alfred Atera, said many people Read More

Again, herdsmen invade Benue communities, ‘kill’ 14

May 22, 2021 John Shiaondo 0

Less than 24 hours after Internally Displaced Persons IDPs killed by herdsmen at Abagena camp were buried Friday, herdsmen militias again attacked Tse Ancha, in Agan located less than a kilometre from Abagena IDP Camp killing ten persons. This is even as gunmen suspect to be herdsmen Friday night attacked Imande-Abu in Mbayan, Logo Local Government area of Benue State Read More

Nigerian Army and war against insurgency beyond slogan

May 18, 2021 Isaac Ikpa 0

I don’t know him; may be, only a few Nigerians might have encountered him in the sanctuaries of books and there is no possibility that any Nigerian would ever have a chance of knowing him personally, but Frederick C. Blesse is a living legend or a genius of wisdom by conquering the essence of existence with his timeless philosophy. Blesse Read More