Bamgbose offers to assist families of slain security personnel

July 10, 2021 Editor 0

The National Coordinator, Concerned Advocates for Good Governance (CAGG) Olusegun Bamgbose has offered to assist families of slain security personnel in Nigeria. Bamgbose in a statement said the worsening security situation in the country was no doubt, taking a toll on the security agents in the country. According to him, “Almost on daily basis, we are losing our men to Read More

Christian group exonerates Dunamis church leader, Pastor Enenche, from arrest of activists

July 9, 2021 Editor 0

A religious organisation under the auspices of Brethren For Christ Empowerment Organisation (BCEO) has exonerated the Senior Pastor of Dunamis International Gospel Church, Dr. Paul Enenche, from the arrest of 10 activists in his church last Sunday. Coordinator of the group, Apostle Kingsley Madaki, while speaking to Journalists in Abuja in a press briefing, said the organisation has done it’s Read More

Yobe: British Council, MCN resolve 409 disputes through traditional system

June 30, 2021 Editor 0

About 409 disputes that might have escalated to conflicts in Yobe state have been resolved in the last one year by British Council Programme, Managing Conflict in Northeast Nigeria. The MCN state team Lead, Abdulkadir Sambo, disclosed this during a one-day Lesson Sharing Event of Community Peace and Safety Partnership in Damaturu, the state capital. Sambo said the traditional system Read More

FCTA demolishes over 349 illegal structures in Lugbe

June 27, 2021 Abdullahi Muhammad 0

The Federal Capital Territory Administration has demolished over 349 illegal structures in Lugbe-across along Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja. The operation tagged ‘2021 mother of clean ups’ was led by the chairman, FCT Ministerial Committee on City Sanitation, Mr Ikharo Attah, accompanied by security personnel and Fire Service officials. He said the operation was part of the regular exercise on Read More

Security agencies now speaking language bandits, IPOB, others understand- APC group

June 22, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

A group of the ruling All Progressives Congress on the platform of APC Legacy and Awareness Campaign (APC-LAC) said peace has gradually returning to the country because the security agencies are now speaking the languages understood by bandits, terrorists and members of Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) terrorising the nation. The group said “the fear that has gripped the nation Read More

Breaking: Anxiety as residents block Abuja-Kaduna highway, protest bandits’ attack, stranded travellers groan

June 19, 2021 Agency Report 0

Many travellers are currently stranded on the Abuja-Kaduna Highway as angry residents have blocked the road over attacks, especially the killing of a 13-year-old girl by bandits. The tragic incident occurred at Anguwar Magaji in Chikun Local Government Area of the state, according to Daily Trust. Residents said bandits stormed the house of the village head and abducted his family Read More

Lawyers to Buhari: Deploy troops to Ukpute, Bonta

June 18, 2021 Paul Okah 0

Benue lawyers under the aegis of the Association of Lawyers from Conflict Zones, have pleaded with President Muhammadu Buhari to urge the Benue state government under Dr Samuel Ortom to put an immediate end to the invasion of Ukpute community in Oju local government of Benue state by the Bonta militia and their collaborators by deploying security personnel to the Read More

Nationhood question in Nigeria: Detweeting the Twitter

June 15, 2021 Prof MK Othmam 0

The world is inching towards becoming a global hamlet from its current status of global village. Thanks to Information and Communication Technology (ICT) that has made distance, no matter how long, immaterial and allow people from different continents participate in a common event in real time. ICT is saving cost and time for several people from not being physically presence Read More

Insecurity: Letter to Mr President

June 3, 2021 Blueprint 0

With all due respect and loyalty Sir, I would like to bring to your notice the sad happenings in the country, which have resulted to the murder of Barrister Ahmad Gulak and the Chief Provost of the Nigerian Immigration Service, Imo state Command, Okiemute Mrere, by unknown gunmen. Sir, you have to intervene on this sad development induced by unpatriotic Read More

FCT Monarch demands concerted action against insecurity

May 28, 2021 Emmanuel Ologun 0

The Chairman, Council of Traditional Rulers in the Federal Capital Territory [FCT], HRH Dr. Adamu Baba Yunusa, has called for more coordinated and concerted efforts on the part of security agencies and the various tiers of government to reduce insecurity in the territory. Dr. Adamu Baba Yunusa, who is also the Onah [Ruler] of Abaji Area Council, observed in an Read More

Breaking: INEC confirms attack at Enugu office, reveals extent of damages

May 17, 2021 Editor 0

An attack on the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) headquarters in Enugu state has left six vehicles burnt while two others were damaged, a top official of the commission has revealed. A statement by INEC Chairman, Information and Voter Education Committee, Festus Okoye on Monday said the Resident Electoral Commissioner in the state, reported that the incident happened on Sunday Read More

Insecurity: Apostolic Church president, Igwe condemns killing of security operatives

May 9, 2021 Uko Etim, 0

The National President of Apostolic Church of Nigeria, Apostle Samuel Igwe has condemned the coordinated attacks on security Operatives aiming at weakening the security architecture of the nation. The cleric made this known during a World Press Conference with newsmen over the weekend at Uyo headquarters of the church. Igwe lamented that the security personnel being killed on a daily Read More

Abuja schools remain safe, FCTA assures residents

May 6, 2021 Abdullahi Muhammad 0

Acting Secretary, Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) Education Secretary, Leramoh Abdulrazak, has again reiterated the safety of its teeming school age students in the various schools in the Federal Capital Territory. The secretary, who gave this assurance during a press conference by the management of the Education Secretariat, said it is imperative to again allay the fears of parents, guardians Read More

Wanton killing of military personnel must stop

May 4, 2021 Blueprint 0

Last week, Nigerians woke up to hear about the brutal killing of an Army Captain and some soldiers who were on a routine patrol operation in Konshisha local government area of Benue state. The 11 fallen heroes were killed by alleged gunmen who ambushed their military convoy. Unconfirmed reports also claimed that the slain troops met their ‘tragic end’ after Read More

Heightening insecurity in South-east: What hope for Igbo presidency?

May 1, 2021 Blueprint 0

With the ceaseless killing of citizens, police personnel and burning of government property in the South-east states, will the region’s demand to produce Nigeria’s president in 2023 see the light of the day? ABDULRAHMAN ZAKARIYAU in this report examines the pros and cons of the development. Call to mind Nigeria is currently facing a plethora of problems in almost all Read More

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Landuse contravention: FCTA seals off hotels, 2 others in Maitama

April 27, 2021 Abdullahi Muhammad 0

For allegedly contravening the land use Act, the The Department of Development Control Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA), has Tuesday, sealed off four developed property in the highbrow area of Maitama District, in the nation’s capital city. The affected property are: Ten Room Hotel; Paris Choice Hotel and Resorts; Six Club and Restaurants; and Deluxe Colours, a paint making firm Read More

South-east college of Bishops calls for collaboration between IPOB, ESN

April 27, 2021 Amarachukwu EgwuAgha 0

College of Bishops, Methodist Church Nigeria Monday called for cordial relationship between Ebubeagu Security Network (ESN) formed by Governors of South-east and other existing outfit in the zone. While the Bishops supported the Ebubeagu security, they especially advised that they collaborate with Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) to secure South-east against further attacks and killings in the zone.  The Bishops disclosed 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

APC condemns attack on Gov Uzodinma’s country home

April 26, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has condemned the attack by hoodlums on the country home of the Governor of Imo state, Hope Uzodinma. The party also condemned the attacks on police personnel and formations in Abia, Imo, Ebonyi and Anambra states. In a statement signed by the Caretaker/Extraordinary Convention Planning, John James Akpanudoedehe, Monday in Abuja, the APC said it Read More

Breaking: Bandits sack another military base in Niger, abduct 15 people, 1 soldier missing

April 22, 2021 Aideloje Ojo, Minna 0

Bandits have again kidnapped 15 persons after an attack on a military camp in  Zagzaga village in Munya local government of Niger state. Blueprint gathered that a military officer has been declared missing after the attack on the base Wednesday during which arms and ammunitions were carted away by the bandits. Blueprint also learnt that the Nigerian Army has shutdown Read More

Gov Yahaya confirms 15 deaths in Gombe communities’ clash

April 15, 2021 Auwal Ahmad 0

Gombe state Governor Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya has confirmed that 15 people were killed Monday night in Nyuwar and Jessu communities in Balanga local government area of the state. The governor made the confirmation while speaking to newsmen shortly after assessing the situation of the communities, condemning the level of damage he saw. “In Nyuwar, I was told eight persons died Read More

Bauchi police arrest robbers for stealing N3.4m items, cash

April 9, 2021 Najib Sani 0

Bauchi state police command has arrested suspected armed robbers and conspirators who allegedly broke into houses on 25th March 2021 at Zango area of the state capital with dangerous weapons and robbed occupants of some valuable items which include phones, laptops, motorcycles, plasma televisions and jewelry worth N3, 159, 000 and a cash of sum of N290, 000. The state Read More