Police arrest man for ‘killing wife in Borno’

October 21, 2023 Adejayan Gbenga Gsong 0

The Borno State Police Command has confirmed the arrest of Adamu Alhaji Ibrahim, the husband of murdered daughter of a Borno House of Assembly member representing Ngala local government area. Adamu Alhaji Ibrahim, 31, was arrested for allegedly killing his 25-year-old wife, Fatima Alhaji Bukar. The Command’s Public Relations Officer, ASP Sani Kamilu Muhammed, disclosed this in a statement made Read More

Iwuanyanwu laments killing of security agents

September 23, 2023 Chuks Nweze 0

The President-General, Ohanaeze Ndigbo Worldwide, Chief Emmanuel Iwuanyanwu, has lamented the killing of security agents at Ehime, Mbano, Imo state, as well as the reprisal attack by security operatives that led to the destruction of property, houses and people’s livelihood. Iwuanyanwu in a statement, on Friday, condemned the senseless killing of the security men and equally condemned the ugly reprisal Read More

Warning against killer foods

September 15, 2023 Content Administrator II 0

In recent times, the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has been up and running in its determination to save Nigerians from themselves through what they eat. The agency has been in its campaign to dissuade them from the habit of consuming fruits ripened with dangerous chemicals. Attention now need to be shifted to consumption of Read More

Abbas condemns killing of Fulani leader, others in Zaria

June 20, 2023 Joshua Egbodo 0

Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon. Tajudeen Abbas (PhD), has condemned the killing of a Fulani leader, Alhaji Shuaibu Mohammed, and his four children by suspected bandits in Dorayi community in Zaria local government of Kaduna state. Alhaji Shuaibu Mohammed was the Ardon Birni da Kewaye of Zazzau Emirate. He, alongside his four children, were killed by suspected bandits, Read More

NSE condemns abduction, killing of members

May 12, 2023 David Agba 0

The Nigerian Society of Engineers (NSE) Thursday condemned the numerous abduction and wanton killing of its members across the country. Addressing the press in Abuja, President, Chairman-in-Council of NSE, Engr. Tasiu Sa’ad Gidari-Wudil, stated that over the years, the National Secretariat of has been inundated with reports of abduction and vicious killings of “our members from different parts of the Read More

Alia condemns killing of 46 people in Benue

April 7, 2023 John Shiaondo 0

The Benue state governor-elect, Rev. Fr. Hyacinth Iormem Alia, on Friday condemned what he described as the “brutal killing of innocent lives” in Umogidi community of Entekpa-Adoka district in Otukpo local government area of the state. Forty six people including a police officer and a son of the Otukpo local government chairman were brutally murdered on Wednesday by suspected herdsmen Read More

Killing of 3 in Oyo APC, PDP clash barbaric – NUJ

March 17, 2023 Bayo Agboola 0

The Oyo state Council of the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) on Friday condemned the bloody clash between the All Progressives Congress (APC) and Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) members leading to the death of three people on Thursday. Oyo NUJ, in a statement by its chairman, Comrade Ademola Babalola, asked security agents to fish out and arrest perpetrators of the Read More

Ogun: Man arrested for killing 50-year-old man over woman

October 17, 2021 Hakeem Adegbenro 0

A-25-year-old man, Bisi Omoniyi has been arrested by operatives of Ogun state police command for killing a 50 years old man he met at his woman friend’s house. The command’s spokesperson, DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi stated this in a press statement made available to Blueprint Sunday in Abeokuta. Oyeyemi stated that the suspect was arrested following a distress call received by Read More

Jude Okeke-led APGA expresses concern over rising insecurity in Anambra

October 13, 2021 Lekan Shehinde 0

The Jude Okeke-led All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) has expressed concern over the rising spate of insecurity in Anambra state. The Okeke-led APGA said that the party is in a mourning mood over the spate of political killings in the state. The Okeke-led APGA, in a statement by its National Publicity Secretary, Ikechukwu Chukwunyere lamented that “we have lost Anambra Read More

How Ajulo rescued teenager sentenced to death for stealing phone

October 8, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

An Abuja based lawyer, Dr. Kayode Ajulo, has confirmed that a Court of Appeal sitting in Ado Ekiti Judicial Division has discharged and acquitted a teenager Adeolu Bamiteko, who was sentenced to death by a High Court for stealing phone. Bamiteko with one Ayobami Ojo were arraigned in Charge No. HAD/15C/2014 before the High Court presided over by Justice J.O Read More

CUPP uncovers plot to derail 2023 election, scuttle ongoing electoral Act amendment

October 6, 2021 Lekan Shehinde 0

The Coalition of United Political Parties (CUPP) said it has uncovered plot to derail the 2023 general election. The Coalition also revealed plot to scuttle the ongoing electoral Act amendment at the National Assembly. Addressing newsmen Wednesday, the spokesman of CUPP and Chairman of Action Peoples Party (APP), Ikenga Imo Ugochinyere alleged that there would be no electronic transmission of Read More

Anambra: Uba, APC cancel campaign flag-off ‘to honour victims of attacks’

October 2, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The campaign flag-off ceremony of the All Progressives Congress (APC) scheduled to hold today ahead the forthcoming governorship election in Anambra state has been postponed to honour victims of various attacks. Governorship candidate of the APC, Senator Andy Uba, has said in a statement he personally signed. Uba said his party will not play politics with people’s lives, and added Read More

Group hails military onslaught against bandits in Zamfara

September 12, 2021 Benjamin Samson 0

A peace advocacy group, the North-West Youth Solidarity (NWYS), has hailed the Armed forces of Nigeria’s (AFN) sustained military offensive in Zamfara state which has led to killing of scores of bandits and many others fleeing for their lives. The group said its investigation revealed that bandits in their numbers were running out of Zamfara as a result of the Read More

Prostitution: Police nab 2 for trafficking teenagers to Ghana

September 8, 2021 Amarachukwu EgwuAgha 0

Ebonyi Police command Tuesday, paraded two suspects for trafficking teenage girls for prostitution. The suspects Ivi Chukwu Chinecherem, age 20yrs and Ogbonna Justice, age 19 yrs were said to have been involved in the trafficking of five Ebonyi female teenagers to Ghana for  Akaeze community in Ivo local government area of Ebonyi state. While parading the suspects, the commissioner of Read More

Bloodbath in kogi community as gunmen kills 4, injure scores

September 1, 2021 Oyibo Salihu 0

Four persons were in the late hours of Tuesday night allegedly killed and scores injured by unknown gunmen that attacked Bagana community in Omala local Government Area of kogi state. An eyewitness who cheated death told our correspondent that the gunmen invaded a provision shop located in the heart of the village and opened fire killing four persons on the Read More

Orders restraining DSS, AGF from arresting Igboho extended

August 30, 2021 Kehinde Osasona 0

An interim order restraining the Department of State Services (DSS), and the Attorney General of the Federation (AGF), Abubakar Malami (SAN), from arresting, killing, or harassing Yoruba nation agitator, Sunday Adeyemo, was, Monday, extended by an Oyo State High Court sitting in Ibadan. Adeyemo’s lead counsel, Yomi Aliyu (SAN), confirmed the development to newsmen after the ruling on Monday. Also Read More

Soldiers deployed to Ife/Modakeke over killing of 5 farmers

August 20, 2021 Lateef Ibrahim 0

Soldiers have been deployed to restore normalcy in Modakeke and Ile-ife following the killings of five farmers and subsequent protest that greeted the killings, Blueprint has reliably gathered.  It was leanrt that the soldiers arrived Modakeke around 6:30pm and moved round the town.  The Commissioner of Police, Olawale Olokode, had earlier led policemen to the palace of Ogunsua of Modakeke Read More

Congress: Osun APC youth protest, alleges hijacking of material, officials

July 30, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Some youths who are members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Osun State have accused Governor Adegboyega Oyetola and Caretaker Chairman of the APC, Prince Gboyega Famodun of committing electoral fraud ahead of tomorrow’s ward congress of the party. The youths who staged a protest on the Gbongan-Ibadan road, Ogo-Oluwa, Osogbo, today alleged Oyetola and Famodun of hijacking the Read More