Ogun: Man arrested for killing 50-year-old man over woman

October 17, 2021 Hakeem Adegbenro 0

A-25-year-old man, Bisi Omoniyi has been arrested by operatives of Ogun state police command for killing a 50 years old man he met at his woman friend’s house. The command’s spokesperson, DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi stated this in a press statement made available to Blueprint Sunday in Abeokuta. Oyeyemi stated that the suspect was arrested following a distress call received by Read More

Jude Okeke-led APGA expresses concern over rising insecurity in Anambra

October 13, 2021 Lekan Shehinde 0

The Jude Okeke-led All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) has expressed concern over the rising spate of insecurity in Anambra state. The Okeke-led APGA said that the party is in a mourning mood over the spate of political killings in the state. The Okeke-led APGA, in a statement by its National Publicity Secretary, Ikechukwu Chukwunyere lamented that “we have lost Anambra Read More

How Ajulo rescued teenager sentenced to death for stealing phone

October 8, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

An Abuja based lawyer, Dr. Kayode Ajulo, has confirmed that a Court of Appeal sitting in Ado Ekiti Judicial Division has discharged and acquitted a teenager Adeolu Bamiteko, who was sentenced to death by a High Court for stealing phone. Bamiteko with one Ayobami Ojo were arraigned in Charge No. HAD/15C/2014 before the High Court presided over by Justice J.O Read More

CUPP uncovers plot to derail 2023 election, scuttle ongoing electoral Act amendment

October 6, 2021 Lekan Shehinde 0

The Coalition of United Political Parties (CUPP) said it has uncovered plot to derail the 2023 general election. The Coalition also revealed plot to scuttle the ongoing electoral Act amendment at the National Assembly. Addressing newsmen Wednesday, the spokesman of CUPP and Chairman of Action Peoples Party (APP), Ikenga Imo Ugochinyere alleged that there would be no electronic transmission of Read More

Anambra: Uba, APC cancel campaign flag-off ‘to honour victims of attacks’

October 2, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The campaign flag-off ceremony of the All Progressives Congress (APC) scheduled to hold today ahead the forthcoming governorship election in Anambra state has been postponed to honour victims of various attacks. Governorship candidate of the APC, Senator Andy Uba, has said in a statement he personally signed. Uba said his party will not play politics with people’s lives, and added Read More

Group hails military onslaught against bandits in Zamfara

September 12, 2021 Benjamin Samson 0

A peace advocacy group, the North-West Youth Solidarity (NWYS), has hailed the Armed forces of Nigeria’s (AFN) sustained military offensive in Zamfara state which has led to killing of scores of bandits and many others fleeing for their lives. The group said its investigation revealed that bandits in their numbers were running out of Zamfara as a result of the Read More

Prostitution: Police nab 2 for trafficking teenagers to Ghana

September 8, 2021 Amarachukwu EgwuAgha 0

Ebonyi Police command Tuesday, paraded two suspects for trafficking teenage girls for prostitution. The suspects Ivi Chukwu Chinecherem, age 20yrs and Ogbonna Justice, age 19 yrs were said to have been involved in the trafficking of five Ebonyi female teenagers to Ghana for  Akaeze community in Ivo local government area of Ebonyi state. While parading the suspects, the commissioner of Read More

Bloodbath in kogi community as gunmen kills 4, injure scores

September 1, 2021 Oyibo Salihu 0

Four persons were in the late hours of Tuesday night allegedly killed and scores injured by unknown gunmen that attacked Bagana community in Omala local Government Area of kogi state. An eyewitness who cheated death told our correspondent that the gunmen invaded a provision shop located in the heart of the village and opened fire killing four persons on the Read More

Orders restraining DSS, AGF from arresting Igboho extended

August 30, 2021 Kehinde Osasona 0

An interim order restraining the Department of State Services (DSS), and the Attorney General of the Federation (AGF), Abubakar Malami (SAN), from arresting, killing, or harassing Yoruba nation agitator, Sunday Adeyemo, was, Monday, extended by an Oyo State High Court sitting in Ibadan. Adeyemo’s lead counsel, Yomi Aliyu (SAN), confirmed the development to newsmen after the ruling on Monday. Also Read More

Police, community leaders call for calm over killing of 5 in Osun

August 20, 2021 Lateef Ibrahim 0

The Commissioner of Police, Osun State Command, CP Olawale Olokode, and community leaders in Modakeke and Ile-ife have appealed to residents of the two towns to avoid any action that may lead to renewed war.  The advice came on the heels of killing of five farmers by unknown assailants at Alape via Modakeke, Friday morning.  The CP in a statement Read More

Soldiers deployed to Ife/Modakeke over killing of 5 farmers

August 20, 2021 Lateef Ibrahim 0

Soldiers have been deployed to restore normalcy in Modakeke and Ile-ife following the killings of five farmers and subsequent protest that greeted the killings, Blueprint has reliably gathered.  It was leanrt that the soldiers arrived Modakeke around 6:30pm and moved round the town.  The Commissioner of Police, Olawale Olokode, had earlier led policemen to the palace of Ogunsua of Modakeke Read More

Congress: Osun APC youth protest, alleges hijacking of material, officials

July 30, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Some youths who are members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Osun State have accused Governor Adegboyega Oyetola and Caretaker Chairman of the APC, Prince Gboyega Famodun of committing electoral fraud ahead of tomorrow’s ward congress of the party. The youths who staged a protest on the Gbongan-Ibadan road, Ogo-Oluwa, Osogbo, today alleged Oyetola and Famodun of hijacking the Read More

Police arrests man for stabbing prostitute to death in Ogun

July 28, 2021 Hakeem Adegbenro 0

Police operatives in Ogun state have apprehended an eighteen year old boy, Jamiu Malomo, who murdered a 28 years old lady, Azeezat Akande in cold blood.  The 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 Wednesday. Oyeyemi, according to the statement said the suspect was Read More

Breaking: Yoruba nation agitators released from Police detention in Lagos

July 27, 2021 Editor 0

Forty-seven protesters arrested by the Nigerian Police during the Yoruba Nation Rally held July 3, 2021, in Lagos State have been released from detention. The remaining person is still detained by the police after allegedly killing someone during one of their protest, 47 otherswere released after meeting their bail conditions. A Magistrates’ Court in Yaba, Lagos State had on July Read More

Zamfara: Bandits kill 39 in a reprisal attack

July 9, 2021 Sanusi Muhammad 0

No fewer than 39 innocent people have been killed by the group of recalstrant Bandits in a reprisal mission in Faru district of Maradun local government area of Zamfara state. In a telephone conversation with Blueprint, resident of Faru, Malam Lawali Ahmad Faru said the bandits raided the town at around 4:30 pm on Thursday and began shooting sporadically on Read More

Oba Adetona backs US-based musician‘s prayer for peace in Nigeria

July 9, 2021 Benjamin Samson 0

The Awujale of Ijebuland, Oba Sikiru Kayode Adetaona, has declared support for the 30-day-Global Prayer for Peace in Nigeria. The prayer which begins on September 1 is the brain child of Prince Ayo Manuel Ajisebutu, a US based musician, peace activist and social entrepreneur. Declaring his support for the initiative in a statement Thursday, Oba Adetona said, “we owe it Read More

Igangan killings: MSSN calls for arrest, prosecution of perpetrators

June 10, 2021 Lateef Ibrahim 0

The Muslim Students’ Society of Nigeria (MSSN) has urged the federal government and the security agencies to ensure arrest and prosecution of perpetrators of Igangan.   A statement jointly signed by the B-Zone Amir/Zonal Coordinator, Qaasim Babatunde Odedeji, Secretary, Abdul-Jalil Abdur-Razaq and the Public Relations Officer, Mos’ud Tohir, and made available to newsmen in Osogbo Wednesday, condemned the killings, saying “Nigerians are tired Read More

NCFront demands urgent council of state meeting to address insecurity

June 9, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The National Consultative Front, (NCFront) has appeal to former heads of state, former Presidents and other stakeholders to take a break from their rest and work together to rescue Nigeria from imminent civil war. The group which gathered in Abuja to discuss what they described as “pervasive killings, kidnappings, wanton destructions of public assets and general insecurity in Nigeria” said 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

Benue: 40 killed in fresh herders’ attack on Agatu

June 8, 2021 John Shiaondo 0

No fewer than 40 persons have been reported killed when armed herdsmen Sunday evening attacked Odugbeho in Agatu local government area of Benue state. The herdsmen were said to have attacked the community on Sunday which was also a market day around 6 pm. Confirming the attack, a witness and an indigene of the village, Isaac Oche said the suspected Read More