Breaking: One killed as Akwa Ibom police foils another attack at divisional headquarters

May 12, 2021 Uko Etim, Uyo 0

The Operatives of the Akwa Ibom State Police Command have foiled another coordinated attempt by unknown gunmen to raze two divisional headquarters in the state. A statement signed by the state Police Public Relations Officer, SP Odiko MacDon, and obtained by Blueprint on Wednesday, said the two divisional headquarters targeted were Etim Ekpo division and Ika division. According to the Read More

Breaking: Gunmen kidnap Deeper Life Pastor

May 11, 2021 Editor 0

Unknown gunmen on Monday night stormed Deeper Life Church in Akure, Ondo state to abduct one Pastor identified as Otamayomi Ogedengbe at Onigari area of Shagari village. Blueprint gathered that Pastor Ogedengbe, a native of Akungba Akoko was kidnapped in the church around 8:37pm. Pastor Ogedengbe is a retired director in the ministry of education in Ondo state. His abduction was Read More

Breaking: Church service ends abruptly as gunmen attack another Police station

May 9, 2021 Editor 0

There was pandemonium in Umuahia, Abia state capital moments after unknown gunmen attacked a police station and set it on fire on Sunday morning. As a result, most churches Blueprint gathered had to cut short their service period. No official statement has been issued by police authorities as at the time of filling this report. Details loading…

Uneasy calm as gunmen attack, kill more Policemen

May 8, 2021 Uko Etim, Uyo 0

No fewer than six Policemen including a wife of an officer have been killed following an attack on aDivisional Police headquarters, Odoro Ikpe in Ini Local Government Area (LGA) of Akwa Ibom state by unknown gunmen on Saturday morning. The gunmen, according to reports and pictures made available to newsmen also destroyed facilities, vehicles and other valuables at the station.  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

Breaking: Again, gunmen attack security checkpoint in Anambra

April 28, 2021 NAN 0

Unknown gunmen have launched an attack on a Naval checkpoint near Enamel Ware Junction on Onitsha – Owerri Highway in Anambra State. Tochukwu Ikenga, the Police public relations officer, who confirmed the incident to journalists on Wednesday, April 28, 2021, said the command sent a response team to the scene after it received a distress call that there was sporadic 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

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

Breaking: Many displaced as gunmen invade Nasarawa community, kill 8 farmers

April 24, 2021 Mohammed Yangida, Lafia 0

Unknown gunmen on Saturday attacked Ajimaka, a Tiv settlement in Doma local government area of Nasarawa state, and killed eight farmers. President, Tiv Development Association (TIDA) in Nasarawa state, Comrade Peter Ahemba, who confirmed the incident while speaking with Journalists in Lafia condemned the incident, describing it as unprovoked and unfortunate. He regretted that the attacks on Tiv people of 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

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

April 19, 2021 Editor 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

Insecurity: Is South-east under siege?

April 16, 2021 Blueprint 0

The South-east has been recording pockets of violent crimes including prison break and attacks on police stations in recent times. In this report, PAUL OKAH and ABDULRAHMAN ZAKARIYAU ask: Is the zone under siege? The activities of criminals, especially suspected armed herdsmen and bandits have generated a lot of concerns in states across the federation, with pastoralists now wielding AK-47 Read More

Unkwoun gunmen kill another 3 policemen in Ebonyi

April 15, 2021 Amarachukwu EgwuAgha 0

Three policemen were Thursday killed by unknown gunmen in Ebonyi state. The three policemen attached to Safer Highway patrol team were short dead while on duty by unknown gunmen at Nwaezenyi Junction, Izzi local government area, Abakaliki. The gunmen were said to be in a convoy disgusing to be mourners, but on getting to the police check point at Nwaezenyi Read More

Gunmen kill 2 in Kaduna community

April 12, 2021 AbdulRaheem Aodu 0

  Gunmen on Monday killed two people and burnt seven houses, one car and one motorcycle in Wawan Rafi II village, Zangon Kataf local government area of Kaduna state, Kaduna state government has said. “Security agencies have reported that armed bandits this morning attacked Wawan Rafi II village, in Zangon Kataf local government area,” Kaduna state Commissioner for Internal Security and Home Affairs, Samuel Read More

Owerri attack: 1,844 inmates escape, 35 refuse to go- NCoS

April 5, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The headquarters of the Nigerian Correctional Service (NCoS) has confirmed an attack on it custodial centre in Owerri in Imo state by unknown gunmen leading to escape of 1,844 inmates while 35 inmates refused to escape. In a statement made available to Blueprint Monday in Abuja, the Service spokesman, Francis Enobore, said the attackers stormed the facility at about 0215hrs Read More

Police confirm MACBAN leaders dead in Nasarawa

April 3, 2021 Editor 0

The Nasarawa state Police Command has confirmed the death of the state chairman of Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN) Mohammed Hussain. A statement signed by the Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), ASP Namsel Ramhan, on Saturday and made available to Blueprint in Lafia revealed that the unknown gunmen suspected to be Fulani bandits attacked and killed the Read More

Breaking: Gunmen invade ex-CBN gov’s community, kill 3 Policemen, kidnap Obiano’s Commissioner

March 31, 2021 Okechukwu Onuegbu, Awka 0

At least three policemen were shot dead, Wednesday night, as unknown gunmen attacked Prof. Charles Soludo, a former Central Bank of Nigeria Governor, and currently an All Progressive Grand Alliance (APGA) gubernatorial aspirant. Blueprint learnt that the attack occurred when Soludo was having an interactive session with some youths of his community, Isuofia, Aguata Local government area. The National Secretary Read More