Gunmen invade Benue communities, kill 10

September 22, 2022 Rosemary Moribirin 0

Gunmen Wednesday night, invaded Mchia village in Mbagber council ward, and Mou village in Ukemberagya/Tswarev council ward, all in Logo local government areas. Blueprint learnt that the attackers stormed the villages between 11pm and midnight of Wednesday, twelve people were killed at Mchia community and three people at Mou village with about 13 people injured,” a local, who did not Read More

Gunmen attack Ifeanyi Ubah’s convoy in Anambra, aides killed

September 11, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

No fewer than seven persons were feared killed when gunmen attacked the convoy of Senator Ifeanyi Ubah in Anambra state. The incident occured at Enugwu-Ukwu in Njikoka local government area. Ubah of the Young Progressive Party (YPP) represents Anambra South. A source on Sunday night, said he was ambushed by the gunmen who opened fire on his convoy. It was Read More

Breaking: Gunmen invade residence, kidnap Plateau LG boss

September 7, 2022 Rosemary Moribirin 0

Unknown gunmen on Wednesday kidnapped the chairman of Kanke Local Government Area (LGA) of Plateau state, Henry Gotip. The kidnappers stormed and whisked away Gotip away at his residence at Kwang in Jos north LGA, after a sporadic shooting to scare away the residents. Confirming the report, the police public relations officer, Plateau state command, Alfred Alabo, said the police Read More

Breaking: 4 cops shot dead as gunmen invade police station in Imo

August 6, 2022 Solomon Arowolo 0

Gunmen have attacked a police station in Oguta Local Government Area of Imo state and killed four policemen on duty. Sources around the scene of the attack said the attackers invaded the station around around 11pm on Friday in three vehicles. The attack has caused panic in the area as natives and residents expressed shock. The gunmen reportedly came in Read More

Gunmen abduct Ondo monarch, 3 others

August 5, 2022 Bayo Agboola 0

A traditional ruler of Iku Quarters in Ikare, Akoko North-east area of Ondo state, the Onilu of Iku, High Chief Mukaila Bello, and three other indigenes of the town were kidnapped late Thursday by gunmen. Blueprint gathered that they were abducted at Ago Panu axis of Owo-Ikare road while on their way from Akure to Ikare Akoko. Others abducted were Read More

Gunmen kill 7 in fresh attack on Plateau community

August 1, 2022 Blueprint 0

Seven people have been killed by gunmen suspected to be militia herdsmen in a fresh attack at Danda Chugwi community in Jos South local government area of Plateau state. National Publicity Secretary of the Berom Youth Moulders Association (BYMA), Rwang Tengwong, who confirmed the attack Monday morning said the gunmen invaded the community at about 10pm Sunday night and began Read More

Breaking: Another INEC office set ablaze [PICTURES]

July 4, 2022 Solomon Arowolo 0

The office of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) at Ogurute, in Igboeze North Local Government Headquarters, Enugu State has been set ablaze by unknown arsonists Sources gathered that the office was set on fire Sunday night and the affected building was totally burnt. The Council Area has come under attack recently by unknown gunmen leading the state government to Read More

Breaking: Gunmen kidnap another catholic priest

Gunmen suspected to be kidnappers have reportedly taken hostage, a Catholic Priest Rev. Father Christopher Osa’s in Ikabigbo community,  Etsako West local government of Edo State. The cleric was said to have been kidnapped at his residence in the early hours of Sunday. The traditional ruler of the community, Bramah Alegeh, confirmed the development, adding that the police and the Read More

We’ve intensified efforts to make Anambra uncomfortable for gunmen – Police

May 23, 2022 Okechukwu Onuegbu 0

Anambra state Police command, Monday, said they have intensified intelligence gathering across the nooks and crannies of the state with a view to unmasking unknown gunmen, criminals and eliminate all kinds of insecurity in the state. The state has been bedeviled by security challenges in recent times, including the beheading of Okechukwu Okoye, a member representing Aguata 2 state constituency Read More

Gunmen abduct priest, son in Ondo

May 23, 2022 Barnabas Olabisi Akure 0

Some unknown gunmen at the weekend abducted an Anglican Church priest, Venerable Olu Obanla, along Ifon-Okeluse road, Ose local government area of Ondo state. Blueprint gathered his son who was with him during the incident, was also kidnapped by the gunmen. Reports indicate that the victims were traveling along the road when the gunmen forced their vehicle into a halt, Read More

Pictures: Gunmen kill suspected police officer, raze another LG headquarters, court in Anambra

May 16, 2022 Okechukwu Onuegbu, Awka 0

Gunmen, Sunday, launched attacks at different locations in Anambra state, setting ablaze Idemili North Local Government Secretariat and a Magistrate court located at Ogidi. Blueprint also learnt that another set of hoodlums attacked and killed a yet to be identified man in a police regalia at Eke market, Oko in Orumba North Local Government Area. According to sources, the fire Read More

Criminals invade Fulani camps, kill 1, take away motorcycle

April 27, 2022 Godwin Egba 0

The Fulani cattle breeders resident in Rivers state have raised the alarm over the killing of their 19-year-old boy by some unknown criminals. They also cried out that after the killing, their leader’s residence in Eleme new town community was invaded by some criminals who made away with his motorcycle on the same day. The leader of the cattle breeders Read More

Gunmen assassinate APC chieftain in Bayelsa

April 27, 2022 Joy Emmanuel 0

Gunmen suspected to be assassins have allegedly killed one Hon. Sunday Frank-Oputu, a strong supporter of a suit contesting the legality of the recently conducted ward, local government and state congresses of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in a Bayelsa state High Court. Hon. Frank-Oputu who is cheiftain of the APC and an indigene of Igbomotoru community in Southern Ijaw Read More

Gunmen bomb another police facility in Anambra

April 21, 2022 Blueprint 0

Gunmen have bombed Anaku Divisional Police headquarters in Ayamelum local government area of Anambra state. The incident, which happened in the early hours of Wednesday, was the fifth attack to be recorded in the state within one week. Last Wednesday, four police officers were killed when gunmen attacked Atani Divisional Police headquarters in Ogbaru council area. Less than 24 hours Read More

Anambra: Gunmen attack Soludo’s community, kill police officer

April 15, 2022 Okechukwu Onuegbu 0

Unknown gunmen, Friday, attacked security posts at Isuofia community, Aguata local government area, where Anambra state governor, Prof Charles Soludo, hails from. Blueprint learnt that the gunmen during an attack killed one police officer at a junction leading to governor Soludo’s house, even as other officers and passersby flee. “They stormed the junction leading to governor’s house around 12noon and Read More

Gunmen invade Kaduna community, kidnap man, son

February 11, 2022 Blueprint 0

An elderly man, Malam Abubakar Garba Aliyu, and his son have been kidnapped by gunmen who invaded Layon Liman in Sabon Gari local government of Kaduna state. This is as security agents a nursing mother and her child in Tudun Mun Tsira Village, Zangon Shanu Samaru also in Sabon Gari local government area. Blueprint Weekend gathered that the gunmen stormed Read More

Gunmen kidnap Tinubu’s loyalist, 4 others in Ekiti

February 2, 2022 Ojo Oladele 0

A chieftain of the Southwest Agenda for Tinubu 2023 Presidential ambition, fondly called SWAGA in Ekiti state, Bamigboye Adegoroye and four others have been reportedly abducted by gunmen. Adegoroye was a former chairman of Ilejemeje local goverment area of Ekiti state and one of the leaders of SWAGA. Disclosing this to journalists in Ado-Ekiti, the Ekiti state capital yesterday, the Read More

Niger: Gunmen attack on Galadima regrettable –Bello

January 31, 2022 Aideloje Ojo 0

Niger state governor, Abubakar Sani-Bello, has described as unfortunate and regrettable the recent attack by gunmen on Galadiman-Kogo and other villages in Shiroro local government area of the state. The governor in a statement issued by his chief press secretary, Mrs Mary Noel-Berje in Minna Monday, condemned the attack and called on the residents to be more vigilant. He said:”It Read More

Terrorists kill one in Zamfara attack

January 18, 2022 Sanusi Muhammad 0

Suspected terrorists besieged Dabba area in Gusau metropolitan area of Zamfara state, Monday night, killing one Bako Kure. A resident in the area said the terrorists in their large number stormed the area at 12:00 am trying to break into the house of one of the residents in the area. According to him, the occupants of the resident cried out Read More

Youth leader shot dead, another hospitalised in Delta

January 18, 2022 Amaechi Okwara 0

The youth leader of Bomadi Overside community, Mr. Paddy Ekrika has been reportedly shot dead by a local vigilante member in operation at Bomadi council area of Delta state. The death has sparked crisis leading to a dusk to dawn curfew imposed on the community, even as the Bomadi Division of the JTF, the Nigerian Police Force and other security Read More

Ex-Imo speaker, businessman abducted in Imo

January 11, 2022 Chidiebere Iwuoha 0

A former speaker of the Imo state House of Assembly, Lawman Duruji, has been kidnapped by unknown gunmen, Sunday. The incident happened in the night around Oriagu junction in Ehime Mbano local government area of Imo state.The lawmaker, who represented Ehime Mbano state constituency, was on his way to his hometown when he was forced out of his vehicle by Read More