Jos crisis: The unending tournament with no winner, no trophy

August 18, 2021 Administrator 0

Every life is sacrosanct. I condemn in totality all killings being perpetrated in every part of Plateau state in the name of ethnic, religious or political crisis. Isn’t it enough for the unnecessary and barbaric bloodshed, bad history and the negative image created for the state in the eyes of other states and the international community at large? My question Read More

Indigenes hail Onyejeocha as FG commissions erosion, flood control project in Abia (PICTURES)

August 7, 2021 Editor 0

It was a moment of jubilation amidst deep relief day the federal government commisioned and handed over erosion and flood control works built in Isuikwuato community of Abia state. The project, specifically located at Oghighe/Urualla Ohukabia Aligbara/Ohukabia, Nduibi in Oguduasa clan in Isuikwuato Local Government Area (LGA) of the state was executed through the Ecological Fund Office (EFO), Office of Read More

Masari to COAS Yahaya: 10 Katsina LGAs under severe daily attack

On a daily basis, 10 out of the 34 local government areas in Katsina state come under severe attack from bandits, Governor Aminu Bello Masari has declared. Governor Masari stated this Thursday while receiving in audience the Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lt.-Gen Faruk Yahaya at the Government House Katsina. The governor told the visiting COAS that 10 local government areas had been under Read More

Happening now: Hoodlums launch attack, set trucks on fire in Jos (VIDEO)

August 3, 2021 Muhammad Tanko Shittu 0

There is currently an uneasy calm at gada-biyu general area of Jos, the Plateau state capital following attack by suspected hoodlums. Blueprint reports that the hoodlums are attacking passerby and setting trucks on fire. Chairman of Jos local government council, Shehu Bala, has confirmed the incident. He said: “Yes there was incident at Gada-biyu area, some trucks were burnt. “Now 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

3 injured as police repel bandits’ attack on Maraban Jos station in Kaduna

July 24, 2021 AbdulRaheem Aodu, Kaduna 0

Armed bandits on Friday night attacked Maraban Jos Divisional Police station in Igabi local government area of Kaduna state but were repelled by policemen on duty. However, three policemen sustained injuries during the attack. Kaduna state Police Public Relations Officer, ASP Muhammad Jalige, while confirming the attack in a statement on Saturday, said the bandits came in three utility vehicles 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

Ogun: 2 notorious cultists arrested during supremacy battle

June 28, 2021 Hakeem Adegbenro 0

Two members of a notorious cult group, Jamiu Okanlawon and Oluwaseun Owoeye were on Sunday 27th of June 2021 while engaging a rival cult group in supremacy battle, at Orelope area of Ilogbo ota, in Ado-Odo Ota local government area of Ogun state.  The arrests of the suspects was contained in a press release issued by the police public relations Read More

Akwa Ibom: 2 killed as security operatives engage hoodlums in gun duel

June 13, 2021 Uko Etim 0

  A Police officer and a suspected member of Indigenous People of Biafra  (IPOB)  have been reportedly killed  during a gun battle between security operatives and some gunmen. There was an alleged attempt to raze Divisional Police Headquarters in Ini local government area of Akwa Ibom state. It was gathered that the gunmen invaded the area in the early hours Read More

June 12: Osun warns protesters as military commences show of force

June 11, 2021 Lateef Ibrahim 0

Osun State Government has warned protesters planning to occupy the state on June 12 to beware of those that might be planning to hijack the protest. The Special Adviser to Governor Adegboyega Oyetola on security, Mrs Abiodun Ige, said the state government will not allow anybody to rupture the peace and tranquility that have existed in the state.  She said Read More

Breaking: Again, gunmen strike, hijack school bus

June 3, 2021 Editor 0

A school bus has been hijacked by gunmen at Oba Ile Estate in Akure, Ondo state capital. It is not yet clear how many pupils were inside the bus, the Nation reports. Some eyewitnesses said pupils were inside the bus while others claimed only the attendant was taken away by the hoodlums. It was learnt the incident occurred around 6:45am 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

Again, hoodlums set Imo Police station ablaze

May 26, 2021 Chidiebere Iwuoha 0

Hoodlums in black and red attire Tuesday set the Orji Police station ablaze. This was the second time the police station would be set ablaze after the #EndSARS protests. An eye witness, who spoke to our correspondent, said when the gun-wielding hoodlums numbering over 10 stormed the police station, people around were scared and started running away while some vehicles 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

Imo police arrest killers of police sergeant

May 16, 2021 Chidiebere Iwuoha 0

Five notorious armed robbers who murdered Sergeant Joseph Nwaka, attached to the Department of Operations and collected his arms have been arrested. According to a statement issued by the Imo State Commissioner of Police, Abutu Yaro Saturday, the Crime Prevention and Control strategies adopted by the Imo State Police Command under him to rid Imo state of activities of  the Read More

Hoodlums kill 2 in Osun, police arrest 5

May 14, 2021 Lateef Ibrahim 0

The Osun state Police Command Friday disclosed that it had arrested five persons in connection with the killing of two persons in the state. It was gathered that one Rilwan Kareem (23), of Oke-Bode area, Ede, and a 21-year-old man simply identified as Taofeek, of Arulogun area, Ede, were killed by unknown hoodlums. The hoodlums were said to have killed Read More

Gov Sani Bello raises red alert: Boko Haram 2 hours from Abuja, hoists flag in Niger

Occupies 50 Shiroro, Munya villages, towns Gunmen abduct 5 Makurdi agric varsity students Kill 2 more Kaduna students, 9 in Anambra attack 2 women, children kidnapped in Zaria, 9 in Oyo Troops repel attack on Mainok, kill scores, lose officer, 6 others  Boko Haram terrorists have established territory in parts of Niger state and hoisted their flag in Kaure village Read More

Gunmen kill NSCDC officer, steals riffle in Edo

April 22, 2021 Patrick Ahanor 0

Gunmen suspected to be robbers have shot dead an  officer of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) guarding the University of Benin Bursar’s private residence at Ogheghe Community, Ikpoba-Okha local government area of Edo state. The incident reportedly occurred at about 2.45am on Thursday at the presidential area of the community.  A community source who craved for annonimity Read More

Senate probes Customs invasion of shops at Bodija market

April 21, 2021 Taiye Odewale 0

The Senate Tuesday mandated its Committee on Ethics, Privileges and Public Petitions, to investigate the alleged invasion of Rice Traders’ shops by men of the Nigerian Customs that resulted in the carting away of goods to the tune of N85 million naira. This followed receipt of a petition from the Ibadan Foodstuff Sellers Association addressed to the Senate President through Read More

Aftermath of Edo 2020: Gunmen attack team Nasarawa, one feared dead

April 16, 2021 Administrator 0

One of the two buses conveying the last batch of Team Nasarawa contingent members from the just concluded 20th National Sports Festival held in Benin City, Edo state capital, was attacked by suspected armed robbers at Akeleku village, some two kilometres after Kadarko town, along Makurdi-Lafia express road. The 56-seater team bus had rammed into the robbers who were already Read More