Nigeria @60: APC youths laud Buhari, military for ‘defeating Boko Haram’

September 16, 2020 Editor 0

Ahead of Nigeria’s 60th independence anniversary, the All Progressives Congress (APC) National Youth Solidarity Vanguard (NYSV) has saluted President Muhammadu Buhari and the military for putting an end to Boko haram activities.  The APC youths, in a statement through its Publicity Secretary, Comrade Abdulmuminu Kabir, on Wednesday said President Buhari has kept his promise of securing the country and defeating the terrorist Read More

Banditry: Matters arising as Buratai comes to the rescue

September 14, 2020 Idoko Ainoko 0

When service chiefs were appointed in July 2015, like many people with keen interest in the polity especially security. I went further to dig into the profile of the newly appointed chiefs. They all seem to be great choices made by Mr President. However one of them exceptionally caught my attention, Lt Gen Tukur Yusuf Buratai. With a physically imposing Read More

Mohammed Yusuf and Gana: What Benue is not telling us

September 12, 2020 Bernard Kifasi 0

The death of Terwase Akwaza popularly known as Gana, has generated some discourses in the country with the narrative of some politicians in Benue state. There seem to be an attempt to glorify his grave misdeeds that have seen to the death of thousands in parts of Benue, Taraba and Nasarawa states. This, in my opinion, should give Nigerians a Read More

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Boko Haram: NGF condemns killing of Andimi

January 23, 2020 Editorial IV 0

. Says act inhuman The Northern Governors Forum (NGF),  Wednesday condemned the alleged gruesome murder of Reverend Lawan Andimi  by Boko Haram insurgents. The NGF chairman and Plateau state governor, Simon Lalong, made the condemnation, describing  the act as yet another sad tale of inhuman activities of the terrorist group which is bent on unleashing sorrow in the hearts of Nigerians. Read More

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Boko Haram Kill 4 Soldiers, 11civilians in Maiduguri

May 9, 2019 Editorial III 0

At least 11 persons have died including 4 soldiers and several of houses destroyed when armed Boko haram terrorists attacked and chased military troops from their base at Molai community, outskirts of Maiduguri on Tuesday night, sources and residents said. The incident which started at about 6:30pm and lasted for hours has forced many residents at the outskirts of Lawanti Read More

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Boko Haram attack Magumeri military base, destroy properties

May 5, 2019 Editorial III 0

Military and civil sources have confirmed to Blueprint that scores of people lost their lives while others sustained various degree of injuries Friday evening when  gunmen suspected to be Boko Haram terrorists attacked Magumeri town in Magumeri local government area of Borno state located about 25 kilometers away from Maiduguri. A local who is a resident of the town living Read More

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Borno: B/Haram serves Jakana, Mainok residents quit notice

January 10, 2019 Editor 0

Residents of Jakana and Mainok towns of Borno state, located along Maiduguri-Damaturu road, linking Jos-Kano-Kaduna-Abuja, have alerted security agencies in Maiduguri of the quit notice served on them by the Boko Haram insurgents to vacate the towns or get killed. Multiple sources in Jakana, told our correspondent in Maiduguri on Tuesday night that the terrorists quietly sneaked into the town, and Read More

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Group urges humanitarian workers to conquer B/Haram’s scare tactics

September 25, 2018 Blueprint 0

The Peace, Rehabilitation and Reconstruction Initiative (PRRI), an NGO has urged local and international aid workers to put to an end Boko Haram scare tactics. The group also condemned in strong terms the killing by the dreaded Boko Haram sect of one of its captives, Saifura Khorsa of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), saying “it is time Read More

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’Saudis detaining Lebanon PM’

November 16, 2017 Editorial IV 0

Mr Aoun said “nothing justified” Saad Hariri’s continued absence, and that it was a breach of his human rights. He added that he considered it an “act of aggression” against Lebanon. For his part, Mr Hariri once again insisted on Twitter that he would soon return to Lebanon and that he was fine. On Sunday night, he said in a Read More