Pantami advocates artificial intelligence for protection of critical infrastructure

September 28, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Minister of Communication and Digital Economy, Isa Ali Pantami, has advocated the use of artificial intelligence in protection of critical infrastructures across the country. Pantami, who was speaking Tuesday in Abuja, at the opening ceremony of the Nigerian Security and Civil Defense Corps (NSCDC) stakeholders summit on the protection of critical infrastructure in Nigeria, stressed the need for more awareness, Read More

Those enforcing sit-at-home outside official date traitors – IPOB

September 15, 2021 Chidiebere Iwuoha 0

The Indigenous Peoples of Biafra (IPOB), led by Mazi Nnamdi Kanu has warned those imposing sit-at-home order on days other than official dates designated to desist or be regarded as traitors. In a release issued by IPOB spokesman, Emma Powerful, he stated that apart from Tuesday, 14th sit-at-home protest declared to remember those killed by the Nigerian forces at Afaraukwu, Read More

FG wants attackers of firefighters in Kogi brought to book

September 10, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The federal government has condemned the reported attack on some firefighters and fire trucks by hoodlums in Kogi state, saying such act “is unacceptable and those responsible will definitely not go unpunished.” Controller General of the Federal Fire Service (FFS) Dr. Liman Ibrahim, has however has vowed that those behind the act described as ‘dastardly’ will surely be punished The Read More

2 bandits shot dead during gun battle with police in Ogun

August 30, 2021 Hakeem Adegbenro 0

Two members of a suspected kidnap syndicate have been shot dead by men of the Ogun state Police Command during a gun battle at Itori area of Ewekoro local government of the state. The command’s spokesperson, DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi made this known in a press statement made available to Blueprint in Abeokuta, Monday. Oyeyemi stated that the two suspects met their waterloo Read More

Hoodlums set Newspapers vehicle ablaze in Imo

August 30, 2021 Chidiebere Iwuoha 0

A  vehicle used in distributing Newspapers was Monday set ablaze by hoodlums suspected to be implementing the Sit-At-Home order along Mgbidi, Oru West LGA of Imo state. Our correspondent who confirmed from a staff of The Nation Newspapers in Owerri on the incident, gathered that the vehicle, a panel van, was carrying newspapers meant for distribution in the South East, Read More

Breaking: Bandits invade Kaduna, kill Senator’s son

August 29, 2021 Admin III 0

Some gunmen suspected to be bandits on Sunday reportedly killed Captain Abdukkarim Bala Na’Allah, son of a serving Senator Senator Bala Na’Allah. The pilot is said to be the eldest son of the Senator was killed by the hoodlums in his Malali (GRA) residence in Kaduna North Local Government Area on Sunday. Senator Na’Allah represents Kebbi South Senatorial seat in the Senate Read More

Vehicle attacked in Osun not our truck – Correctional Service

August 26, 2021 Lateef Ibrahim 0

The Nigerian Correctional Service (NCoS), Osun State Command, Thursday said the vehicle allegedly attacked by hoodlums was not correctional vehicle as reported Iy some national dailies. A statement by the Command Public Relations Officer (CPRO), DSC Olusola Adeotan, stated that all custodial facilities in Osun State are safe and calm. “In addition, all operational vehicles deployed for court duties on the said date, went Read More

4 confirmed dead as police repels attack to free armed robbers in Osun

August 26, 2021 Lateef Ibrahim 0

Osun State Police Command, Thursday, confirmed death of four suspects in the attack on police van taking suspected robbers to Ilesa correctional centre, Wednesday afternoon. The police explained that an attack by some hoodlums to prevent suspected robbers from being taken to the correctional centre after court had remanded them, was repelled by security operatives who engaged them in a Read More

Happening now: Hoodlums launch attack, set trucks on fire in Jos (VIDEO)

August 3, 2021 Muhammad Tanko Shittu 0

There is currently an uneasy calm at gada-biyu general area of Jos, the Plateau state capital following attack by suspected hoodlums. Blueprint reports that the hoodlums are attacking passerby and setting trucks on fire. Chairman of Jos local government council, Shehu Bala, has confirmed the incident. He said: “Yes there was incident at Gada-biyu area, some trucks were burnt. “Now Read More

Youth leader killed, others injured as cultists clash in Akwa Ibom

July 28, 2021 Uko Etim 0

Suspected cultists numbering about 18 have shot dead the Youths’ President of Atai Ibiaku community in Itu Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom state. It was gathered that the cultists killed one Comrade Edet Ibanga, shot and fatally injured some tenants in a rented apartment occupied mostly by students of the University of Uyo (UNIUYO) along Urua Ekpa Road. Speaking Read More

Avoid aiding Nigeria’s disintegration, YAF urges Yoruba youths

July 16, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

A coalition under the aegis of the Yoruba Appraisal Forum (YAF), Friday, decried the ban on and the stoppage of its peace rally/sensitisation Motorcade by the police in the state. YAF expressed regret that the police in the state could not distinguish between it and other groups claiming to be championing Yoruba self-determination and independence with the disguised objective of Read More

Bamgbose offers to assist families of slain security personnel

July 10, 2021 Admin III 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

June 12: Osun warns protesters as military commences show of force

June 11, 2021 Lateef Ibrahim 0

Osun State Government has warned protesters planning to occupy the state on June 12 to beware of those that might be planning to hijack the protest. The Special Adviser to Governor Adegboyega Oyetola on security, Mrs Abiodun Ige, said the state government will not allow anybody to rupture the peace and tranquility that have existed in the state.  She said Read More

Police search hospitals, remote areas in search of INEC headquarters, B’ Division attackers in Anambra

May 24, 2021 Okechukwu Onuegbu 0

Anambra State Police Command, Monday, said they have mounted searchlight on hospitals and remote areas to arrest the hoodlums that launched attacks on the state headquarters of Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) and B’ Division of Police in Awka.Unknown gunmen loaded in three Hilux trucks had on Sunday night lunched attacks on Police B Division and INEC headquarters, both in Read More