Passengers protest as Air Peace delays domestic flight for 12 hours

July 23, 2021 Blueprint 0

Scores of domestic passengers on Wednesday protested the delay of their flight by Air Peace at the Murtala Muhammad Local Airport in Lagos. The passengers lamented that their flight was postponed without prior notice by the airline from 8am till 8pm. This is coming a few days after the Federal Government said airline operators in the country must refund the Read More

Reps fight over controversial Electoral Act clause

July 15, 2021 Joshua Egbodo 0

Members of the House of Representatives, on Thursday engaged in fisticuffs as tempers rose over disagreement on a clause in the Electoral Act amendment Bill currently being considered. This was as Speaker Femi Gbajabiamila.announced invitation of the chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Mahmud Yakub and Executive Vice Chairman of the Nigeria Communications Commission (NCC), NCC Umar Danbatta, Read More

APC caucus faults Oyetola’s LG caretaker committee, calms members

July 2, 2021 Lateef Dada 0

A caucus of the All Progressives Congress (APC), ‘The Osun Progressives’ (TOP), has faulted the local government caretaker committee appointed by Governor Adegboyega Oyetola, describing it “unacceptable.” The group in a statement made available to newsmen by its Chairman, Adelowo Adebiyi, Friday, noted that some members of the party who are not loyal to Ileri-Oluwa group, were exempted from the Read More

Bandits sack 10 Zamfara villages in Zamfara, communities protest

June 25, 2021 Sanusi Muhammad 0

No fewer than 10 villages under Bingi ward of Maru local government council of Zamfara state are now under the control of bandits. Consequently, thousands of the affected communities mainly women and children on Friday blocked the Gudau- Sokoto highway along Tashar Abu village in protest. Speaking to Blueprint via telephone, a resident, Malam Musa Muhammadu Bingi, said the bandits Read More

Biafra: Call for referendum now, Northern women tell Buhari, NASS

June 5, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Following persistent agitations for the Biafra nation, some Nothern women under the aegis of Amalgamation of Northern Women Association in Nigeria (ANWAN) have staged a protest asking President Muhammadu Buhari and the leadership of the National Assembly to immediately call for a referendum and allow Igbos to go. The women in their hundreds held the protest at the Unity Fountain Read More

Police confirms kidnap of 6 as protesters raze police station in Niger

May 24, 2021 Aideloje Ojo 0

Niger State Police Command has confirmed kidnap of six residents of Gauraka area Tara local  government  of Niger state  resulting in protest during  which a police station was burnt. The  Police Public  Relation  Officer  (PPRO) of The Niger State  Police  Command,  DSP Wasing Abiodun in a statement  in Minna  Monday said the police is on top of the situation.  He 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