Gunmen shoot Ibadan poly female student on campus

November 3, 2021 Bayo Agboola 0

There was pandemonium Tuesday at the campus of The Polytechnic Ibadan as a female student was hit by stray bullet on her way to the lecture room within the institution’s campus. Reports said the female student is now responding to treatment at the University College Hospital (UCH) Ibadan, while the institution’s authorities have raised a 7-man panel to investigate the Read More

Oyo jailbreak: 3 security operatives feared dead, 575 inmates still at large, 300 recaptured

October 23, 2021 Bayo Agboola, Ibadan 0

No fewer than 575 inmates that escaped during the Friday attack on the Abolongo Correctional centre are still at large as about 300 others who escaped have been recaptured. Already, the Controller of the Correctional centre, Oyo state command, Mr. Noel Ailewon, on Saturday disclosed that one of the inmates at the Medium Security Custodial Centre, Abolongo, Correctional centre died during Read More

2 bandits shot dead during gun battle with police in Ogun

August 30, 2021 Hakeem Adegbenro 0

Two members of a suspected kidnap syndicate have been shot dead by men of the Ogun state Police Command during a gun battle at Itori area of Ewekoro local government of the state. The command’s spokesperson, DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi made this known in a press statement made available to Blueprint in Abeokuta, Monday. Oyeyemi stated that the two suspects met their waterloo Read More

War in Osun APC as Oyetola, Aregbesola’s thugs fight dirty

August 15, 2021 Lateef Ibrahim 0

A caucus of the All Progreasives Congress (APC) in Osun state, ‘The Osun Progressives’ (TOP), Sunday alleged that suspected thugs who wore Oyetola’s inscribed cap disrupted the Saturday hearing of ward congress appeal.  A statement by Chairman of TOP, Elder Lowo Adebiyi, made available to newsmen in Osogbo, alleged that the thugs that stormed the APC secretariat, venue of 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

4 cultists arrested during supremacy battle in Ogun

July 18, 2021 Hakeem Adegbenro 0

4 members of a dreaded cult group were arrested by men of Ogun state police command during supremacy battle between Aye and Eiye confraternity in Atan Ota area of Ogun state.  Their arrest was contain in a press statement issued by the police public relations officer PPRO DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi and made available to Blueprint in Abeokuta Sunday. According to the statement, Read More

Borno IDPs ‘ve returned home, back to farms – Zulum’s aide

July 4, 2021 AbdulRaheem Aodu 0

Borno state internally displaced persons are returning back home across the state and back to their farms, the Special Adviser to Borno state Governor on House of Assembly Matters, Adamu Haruna Teli, has said.Teli told Blueprint on Sunday in Kaduna that following concerted efforts by the Governor Babagana Umara Zulum’s administration and security agencies in the state, people are now able to sleep with Read More

Again, suspected cultists kill man in Osun

June 9, 2021 Lateef Ibrahim 0

Suspected cultists Wednesday morning killed a man at Irojo street, Ilesa, Osun state. The victim simply identified as Olorunwa was reportedly hit by a stray bullet around 9am. It was gathered that members of Eiye confraternity stormed the area in apparent attack on a rival group. It was learnt that the deceased, Olorunwa, went to buy food for his breakfast Read More

Ebonyi killings: Death toll rises to 42

May 31, 2021 Amarachukwu EgwuAgha 0

The death toll in the three communities of Ebonyi-Benue borders that was attacked by herders has risen to 42.  Armed herdsmen had on Saturday morning invaded Odoke Ishieke, Obakota Ishieke and Ndiobasi Ishieke communities all in Ebonyi local government area of Ebonyi state and killed over 30 persons not leaving behind pregnant women and nursing mothers. The communities has common boundaries with Read More

Sallah tragedy: Protest rocks Iseyin in Oyo state as Customs kill 5 persons

May 13, 2021 Bayo Agboola 0

No fewer than five people were reportedly shot dead in Iseyin, Iseyin Local Government, Area of Oyo state Thursday during an alleged sporadic shooting by men of Nigerian Customs Services. Eye witness account said the NCS men on intercepting suspected smuggled goods coming through the boarders resulted shooting sporadically during which stray bullets from their gunshots hit the five victims. Read More

Irate youths kill 2, set 1 suspected criminal ablaze in Akwa Ibom

April 19, 2021 Uko Etim 0

Gunmen suspected to be armed robbers on Sunday invaded Mbiabong Itam community in Itu Local Government Area (LGA) of Akwa Ibom state, and killed a youth identified as Ecole. It was gathered that Ecole who owned a grocery shop in the village was shot on the head and was rushed to an undisclosed hospital where he later gave up the Read More