FCTA vows to demolish all illegal structures, warns against infractions

May 19, 2021 Abdullahi Muhammad 0

The Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) has vowed that it would demolish all illegal structures in the nation’s capital no matter how highly placed. Acting director, FCTA department of Development Control, Tpl Garba Kwamkur who disclosed this Wednesday, during weekly inspection of on-going developments across the territory, warned developers to desist from violating the Abuja Master Plan with all sorts Read More

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Hoodlums raise down 2 INEC offices in Ebonyi

May 19, 2021 Amarachukwu EgwuAgha 0

Hoodlums Tuesday night set ablaze two offices belonging to the Independent National Electoral Commission INEC in Ebonyi state. The offices affected were those in Ezza North and Ebonyi Local Government areas. A senior officer working with the commission who spoke on the condition of anonimity said that the hoodlums attacked the buildings  when workers had already gone home after the Read More

Unknown gunmen kill DPO, 2 sergeants, set police station ablaze in Delta

May 16, 2021 Amaechi Okwara 0

Unknown gunmen Sunday set a divisional police headquarters in Nsukwa community in Aniocha south local government area of Delta state ablaze. The divisional police officer (DPO) and two sergeants who are the main casualties were allegedly killed and set ablaze by the gunmen. It was gathered that the attackers stormed the station at about 2am on Sunday  shooting sporadically to ward Read More

Woman in police net for killing stepson

May 12, 2021 Amarachukwu EgwuAgha 0

A 28-year-old woman, Favor Oko, from Ugwuegu community in Afikpo North local government area of Ebonyi state, has been arrested by the police for allegedly killing her co-wife’s three-year-old son. She was said to have killed the little boy for lack of her husband’s attention. Meanwhile, Police in Abakaliki said they discovered decomposing bodies of two young men Silas Nkwuda and Chukwuemeka Nwoba in Read More

Lawmaker confirms impeachment move against Buhari

May 10, 2021 Lateef Ibrahim 0

A member of the National Assembly representing Gwer East federal constituency at the House of Representatives, Mark Gbillah, Monday confirmed that impeachment move was eventually moved against President Muhammadu Buhari because of the administration’s failure to respond to issues of national security.  Gbillah who is the Deputy Chairman House Committee on Petroleum Resources (Upstream), spoke on a private radio station, Read More

@50: Passion for healthy lifestyle spurs me to write books – Ibibo

May 8, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

To commemorate her 50th birthday anniversary, a healthy lifestyle enthusiast and a writer, Dr. Ebunoluwa Ibibo, has called on Nigerians, especially the young ones to always ensure they eat balanced diet and engage in regular exercise. Dr. Ibibo said regular exercise will promote healthy living and prevent underlying health issues. Speaking during the launch of her books titled “Fitness Toppers Read More

3 dead as 2 communities wage war over land in Osun

May 7, 2021 Lateef Ibrahim 0

Residents of Ile-Ogbo in Aiyedire Local Government and Iwo, Iwo Local Government areas of Osun state have drawn dagger over a piece of land.  It was gathered that the two communities have been engaging in communal clash over a portion of land at Asalu, Oke Saji, a border between Iwo and Ile-Ogbo.  It was learnt that no fewer that three Read More

Imo: Police repel attack on Orlu police station

May 7, 2021 Chidiebere Iwuoha 0

Officers of the Imo state police command and other security forces Friday repelled attack at the Orlu Area Command/Divisional Police Headquarters by unknown gunmen. According to Imo Police Commissioner, CP Abutu Yaro who briefed newsmen , a group of bandits attempted to attack the Divisional Police and Area Command headquarters both in Orlu LGA , but were successfully repelled.  ” The Read More

FG issues shoot-at-sight order against Prisons’ attackers, fleeing inmates

April 30, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The federal government has expressed great outrage at the recent wave of attacks on Custodial Centres of the Nigeria Correctional Service NCoS, ordering personnel of the Service’s armed squad to shoot-at-sight any internal and external aggressor. Minister of Interior, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola gave the order at an emergency meeting with NCoS Squadron Commanders, Field Commanders and Heads of Armed Squads. Read More

Addax: Senator Magnus Abe Affronted Buhari, Goofed, By Yamai John

April 28, 2021 Yamai John 0

By curiously questioning the wisdom of President Muhammadu Buhari, who is also the substantive Minister of Petroleum Resources, in canceling the revocation by the Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) of four oil mining leases belonging to Addax Petroleum Exploration Nigeria Ltd., Senator Magnus Abe goofed and exceeded his brief. Here is why. In a position which can only be interpreted Read More

Imo Commissioner in Hospital after robbery attack

April 27, 2021 Chidiebere Iwuoha 0

The Commissioner for Entrepreneurship and Skills Acquisition in Imo State, Hon Ikechukwu Umeh is reportedly receiving treatment in an unknown hospital in the state after his encounter with armed robbers Sunday night. Our correspondent gathered that the robbery incident at Orji, Owerri North area started when the gunmen trailed an unmarked vehicle carrying the commissioner and later shot at him. Read More

Bala honours contractor for donating 2 classrooms to Bauchi

April 24, 2021 Najib Sani 0

Governor Bala Mohammed of Bauchi state has honoured a construction firm, BashDee Transport Limited for donating two classrooms to a primary school in Bauchi.  It will be recalled that the governor awarded a contract for the construction of three classrooms to the company in Shadawanka Army Barracks primary school Bauchi. The contractor has after executing the project built two more Read More

2 Killed as gunmen raze Gov. Uzodinma’s house in Imo

April 24, 2021 Chidiebere Iwuoha 0

A day after disclosing to newsmen that 50 suspects of the Easter Monday Imo attacks have been arested and that they were sponsored by politicians, Governor Uzodimma’s palacial building at his country home, Omuma, Oru West LGA of Imo state has been razed. Although the Police Public Relations Officer(PPRO) Imo Police Command, Mr Orlando Ikokwu could not be reached to confirm the Read More

Police nab 30 secret cult members, 3 kidnappers in Oyo

April 22, 2021 Bayo Agboola 0

Oyo state Commissioner of Police, CP Vivian Ngozi Onadeko, Thursday said the command has arrested 30 suspected secret cult members and three suspected kidnappers. CP Ngozi Onadeko stated this during a press briefing held at the Oyo state Police Command headquarters in Eleyele area of Ibadan on the activities of the command in the past few days. The Commissioner of Read More

NBA, JUSUN protesters block Osun deputy governor

April 22, 2021 Lateef Ibrahim 0

Osun state branch of the Nigeria Bar Association and the Judiciary Staff Union of Nigeria Thursday blocked the convoy of the state deputy Governor, Benedict Alabi.  The action of the two union was part of protest demanding full implementation of their arms.  The two union had in the morning moved round the state capital, Osogbo, and decided to march to Read More

Senate probes alleged killing of Nigerians in Togo

April 21, 2021 Taiye Odewale 0

The Nigerian Senate has directed its Committee on Ethics, Privileges, and Public Petitions, to probe the alleged killing of some Nigerian nationals of Enugu State origin resident in the Republic of Togo. This followed a petition to the upper legislative Chamber by Concerned Igbo-Eze North Youths, presented by former Deputy President of the Senate and former Speaker of the Parliament Read More

2 feared dead in Edo cult clash

April 20, 2021 Patrick Ahanor 0

Two persons have been reportedly feared dead in a renewed cult clash between members of Black Axe and Eiye confraternity groups in Benin City, Edo state capital. The recent clash of rivalry between the groups was said to have  began on Saturday following the beheading of one Ogbomo, allegedly by a rival group.  Ogbomo was reportedly hacked to death at along Esigie Read More

Secession agitators can’t intimidate, bully Buhari, Presidency declares

April 20, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The Presidency has asked Nigerians to ignore those calling for secession, saying President Muhammadu Buhari cannot be intimidated and bullied for their selfish interests. The seat of power also ruled out the calls for another National Conference to discuss the much talked about unity of Nigeria. Speaking Tuesday at the national secretariat of APC during a media interface organised by 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

APC forum declares Akpabio ‘natural leader’ in Akwa Ibom

April 19, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

A progressive forum of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) known as APC Advocates Forum has declared that former governor of Akwa Ibom and the Minister of Niger Delta, Godswill Akpabio, is the ‘natural leader’ of the party in the state being a serving cabinet member. The group, however, called on APC’s National Caretaker Committee led by the Yobe state Read More

Breaking: From Imo, hoodlums invade Anambra, set zonal Police headquarters ablaze

April 19, 2021 House keeper 0

Some unknown gunmen have invaded newly established Zone 13 Police headquarters in Ukpo, Anambra state and set it ablaze. As a result, two policemen were killed while cars have burnt, Blueprint gathered on Monday morning. Police authorities are yet to react to the latest development. Few weeks ago, Imo police and Nigeria Correctional Centre headquarters in Owerri were invaded. While Read More