Prison officers, hoodlums’ fracas claims 2 in Sokoto

February 22, 2018 Sidi A. Umar 0

Sokoto   Sokoto state Police Command yesterday confirmed the death of two suspected bandits following a fracas between Prison offi cers and hoodlums who attacked prison van and attempted to free a suspect. Speaking to newsmen, the Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), ASP Cordelia Nwewe, also said one person was hospitalised as result of injuries he sustained during the fracas. Read More

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Boko Haram: 5,247 Muslims killed, N81.6bn lost in 7 LGAs of Adamawa – Council

December 31, 2017 BluePrint Newspapers 0

By Ibrahim Abdul’Aziz Yola Adamawa state chapter of Muslim Council has said no fewer than 5,247 Muslims lost their lives in the Boko Haram crisis that affected seven local government areas of the state. A report on the crisis signed by the branch chairman of the council, Alhaji Abubakar Sahabo Magaji and Secretary General, Alhaji Ismaila Moddibo Umaru, indicated that Read More

20 B/Haram killed, 17 captured – Army

December 21, 2017 BluePrint Newspapers 1

By Abubakar Sadiq Maiduguri The Nigerian Army said yesterday that its troops had killed 20 Boko Haram insurgents in a clearance operation in the Lake Chad Basin. Deputy Director, Army Public Relations, 8 Division, Timothy Antigha, made the disclosure in a statement in Maiduguri. Antigha said that the troops captured 17 insurgents, rescued 100 people, recovered vehicles and ammunition. He Read More

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19 year old SS3 student wins 4-inch heel race in Lagos

November 20, 2017 BluePrint Newspapers 0

By Suleiman Uba Gaya Lagos Emmanuel Francesca, a 19-year old secondary school student, won the maiden edition of the 4-inch high-heel racing competition which drew a total number of 50 ladies between the ages of 18-28 years in Lagos, yesterday. Speaking during the event, the organizer, Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director, DAK Marketing Services Limited, expressed enthusiasm and excitement Read More

5 feared dead in Lagos railway, road crashes

November 17, 2017 BluePrint Newspapers 0

At least five persons were killed in two separate crashes on the Kara axis of the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway and the abattoir area of Lagos state following two fatal crashes yesterday morning. Witnesses at Kara said there was a fatal accident involving some vehicles and a truck. Also at the abattoir end of Lagos, a train derailed from the rail line Read More

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Man strips, drives pickup into Southwest plane in Nebraska

November 7, 2017 BluePrint Newspapers 0

Authorities say a man wearing only boxer shorts stole a pickup and drove it into a Southwest Airlines plane at an airport in Omaha, Nebraska, causing minor injuries to three people on board. Eppley Airfield Police Chief Tim Conahan says an officer spotted the man outside the terminal Thursday evening, screaming that people were trying to kill him. When officers Read More