Breaking: 14 burnt to death on Lagos-Ibadan expressway accident

May 7, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

About 14 passengers (11 adults and three children) were on Thursday night burnt to death in an accident around the Lagos-Ibadan expressway. The spokesperson, Traffic Compliance and Enforcement Corps (TRACE), Babatunde Akinbiyi, confirmed the incident to newsmen in Abeokuta, Friday. Confirming the incident, Akinbiyi said the accident involved a silver Toyota RAV 4, with registration number, LND 13 GS, a Read More

Accident: 2 Nurses die, 10 others Injure at Lagos-Abeokuta expressway

April 19, 2021 Hakeem Adegbenro 0

Two nurses were reportedly dead while 10 other passengers sustained different degrees of injuries when a Toyota Hiace bus was involved in a loan accident along Akinale village on the Lagos-Abeokuta expressway. The spokesperson to the Traffic Compliance and Enforcement Corps (TRACE) in Ogun, Mr Babatunde Akinbiyi confirmed the accident to Blueprintin Abeokuta According to Akinbiyi, the accident which occurred at about Read More

Training women and girls on menstrual hygiene/pads production

April 12, 2021 Editorial IV 0

Just recently, a non governmental organisation in collaboration with the United Nations embarked on training rural women and girls in Bauchi on menstrual hygiene and pads production as a form of cleanliness and empowerment. NAJIB SANI reports. Every adult girl or woman experiences menstruation on a monthly basis. This is a vaginal bleeding that occurs every month and continues till Read More

Okupe harps on unity, security ahead of 2023

April 11, 2021 Taiye Odewale 0

A former presidential spokesman, Dr Doyin Okupe, has cried out to political leaders across party lines to unite in finding solutions to the problems  of insecurity bedeviling the Nation. Okupe in a personally signed statement in Abuja Sunday, said addressing the problem along with agitations for  self rule and intra ethnic hatred ahead of  2023 general elections , were very Read More

Police rescue kidnapped village head, 3 others in Ebonyi

April 2, 2021 Blueprint 0

The police in Ebonyi state have rescued four victims of an alleged kidnap in Oshiagu Amia-Ngbo, Ngbo community in Ohaukwu local government area of the state. One of the victims is the village head. The Command’s public relations officer, DSP Loveth Odah, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abakaliki on Friday that the victims were rescued in collaboration Read More

483 illegal migrants rescued off Libyan coast

The International Organisation for Migration (IOM) on Sunday said that 483 illegal migrants have been rescued off Libya’s western coast. The illegal migrants were rescued in two separate operations by the Libyan Coast Guard, the UN migration agency said. “While IOM teams were there to provide emergency assistance, including medical support, we maintain that Libya is not a safe port,” Read More

Breaking: Airforce Alfa-Jet missing in Borno

April 1, 2021 Benjamin Samson 0

A Nigerian Air Force (NAF) Alpha-Jet has lost contact with radar in Borno state. NAF spokesperson Air Commodore Edward Gabkwet in a statement Thursday, said the plane was got missing while on a mission to support ground troops. The statement did not mention the number of personel on board. The statement reads: “A Nigerian Air Force (NAF) Alpha-Jet has lost Read More

Akwa Ibom: Groups beg Akpabio, Akwa to restore damaged Nsasak- Urua, Uko road

March 22, 2021 Uko Etim 0

Thousands of Akwa Ibom Democratic Forum (ADF) members in Ika local government area of Akwa Ibom Monday appealed to Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Senator Godswill Akpabio and the Sole Administrator of NDDC, Barr Effiong Akwa to rescue the deplorable Nsasak-Urua Inyang-Ikot Uko – Azumni road to alleviate their difficulties in movement. The over 20km road which is another gate Read More

FRSC rescue passengers from drunk driver in Ogun

March 22, 2021 Hakeem Adegbenro, 0

In what appeared to be a swift respond to a distress call, the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Ogun State Command has rescued some passengers by arresting a drunk driver along Ogere area of the state. According to a statement credited to the Corps’ public education officer, Bisi Kazeem, it stated that it received the distress from one of the Read More

Bandits kidnap 2 OOU female students in Ogun

March 15, 2021 Hakeem Adegbenro 0

Two female students of the Olabisi Onabanjo University (OOU), Aiyetoro Campus in Yewa North Local Government area of Ogun State have been kidnapped by gunmen suspected to be bandits. Blueprint report that the incident occurred when the bandits stormed Igbole Aibo Quarters shooting sporadically at about 9pm Sunday. It was further gathered that the suspected bandits targeted a female call card Read More