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

Police arrests man for stabbing prostitute to death in Ogun

July 28, 2021 Hakeem Adegbenro 0

Police operatives in Ogun state have apprehended an eighteen year old boy, Jamiu Malomo, who murdered a 28 years old lady, Azeezat Akande in cold blood.  The arrest was contain in a press statement issued by the Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi and made available to Blueprint in Abeokuta Wednesday. Oyeyemi, according to the statement said the suspect was Read More

Breaking: Yoruba nation agitators released from Police detention in Lagos

July 27, 2021 Admin III 0

Forty-seven protesters arrested by the Nigerian Police during the Yoruba Nation Rally held July 3, 2021, in Lagos State have been released from detention. The remaining person is still detained by the police after allegedly killing someone during one of their protest, 47 otherswere released after meeting their bail conditions. A Magistrates’ Court in Yaba, Lagos State had on July Read More

Zamfara: Bandits kill 39 in a reprisal attack

July 9, 2021 Sanusi Muhammad 0

No fewer than 39 innocent people have been killed by the group of recalstrant Bandits in a reprisal mission in Faru district of Maradun local government area of Zamfara state. In a telephone conversation with Blueprint, resident of Faru, Malam Lawali Ahmad Faru said the bandits raided the town at around 4:30 pm on Thursday and began shooting sporadically on Read More

Oba Adetona backs US-based musician‘s prayer for peace in Nigeria

July 9, 2021 Benjamin Samson 0

The Awujale of Ijebuland, Oba Sikiru Kayode Adetaona, has declared support for the 30-day-Global Prayer for Peace in Nigeria. The prayer which begins on September 1 is the brain child of Prince Ayo Manuel Ajisebutu, a US based musician, peace activist and social entrepreneur. Declaring his support for the initiative in a statement Thursday, Oba Adetona said, “we owe it Read More

Igangan killings: MSSN calls for arrest, prosecution of perpetrators

June 10, 2021 Lateef Ibrahim 0

The Muslim Students’ Society of Nigeria (MSSN) has urged the federal government and the security agencies to ensure arrest and prosecution of perpetrators of Igangan.   A statement jointly signed by the B-Zone Amir/Zonal Coordinator, Qaasim Babatunde Odedeji, Secretary, Abdul-Jalil Abdur-Razaq and the Public Relations Officer, Mos’ud Tohir, and made available to newsmen in Osogbo Wednesday, condemned the killings, saying “Nigerians are tired Read More

NCFront demands urgent council of state meeting to address insecurity

June 9, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The National Consultative Front, (NCFront) has appeal to former heads of state, former Presidents and other stakeholders to take a break from their rest and work together to rescue Nigeria from imminent civil war. The group which gathered in Abuja to discuss what they described as “pervasive killings, kidnappings, wanton destructions of public assets and general insecurity in Nigeria” said Read More

Again, suspected cultists kill man in Osun

June 9, 2021 Lateef Ibrahim 0

Suspected cultists Wednesday morning killed a man at Irojo street, Ilesa, Osun state. The victim simply identified as Olorunwa was reportedly hit by a stray bullet around 9am. It was gathered that members of Eiye confraternity stormed the area in apparent attack on a rival group. It was learnt that the deceased, Olorunwa, went to buy food for his breakfast Read More

Benue: 40 killed in fresh herders’ attack on Agatu

June 8, 2021 John Shiaondo 0

No fewer than 40 persons have been reported killed when armed herdsmen Sunday evening attacked Odugbeho in Agatu local government area of Benue state. The herdsmen were said to have attacked the community on Sunday which was also a market day around 6 pm. Confirming the attack, a witness and an indigene of the village, Isaac Oche said the suspected Read More

Killings: Ebonyi indigenes call for change in security tactics

June 1, 2021 Admin III 0

Following the report of recent attacks by suspected Fulani herdsmen on Odoke, Ndiobasi and Obakotara communities in Izhi, Ebonyi Local Government Area, an Association of Ebonyi State Indigenes in Diaspora (AESID) has blamed governor Dave Umahi, for the continued killings in the state. The Ebonyi indigenes said the recent attack is considered the highest number casualties in the South-east region Read More

Again bandits kill 15 in Niger community

May 31, 2021 Aideloje 0

Barely 24 hours after 200 school children were abducted by bandits  in Niger, the gunmen  again attacked another community killing 15 villagers in Beri town in Bobi district of Mariga local government of the state on Monday morning. It was learnt  that one Mobile Policeman was also killed by the bandits during the  attack. It was gathered that the men of the local Read More

May 29: APC government a failure, minority Reps declare

May 28, 2021 Joshua Egbodo 0

As Nigeria yet achieves another anniversary of the return to democratic governance (May 29), Minority Caucus of the House of Representatives has, after its claimed stock taking of the performance of the All Progressives Congress (APC)-led administration, declared it a failure.  The caucus in its assessment, said “with the government’s failure to check worsening insecurity and mass killing of citizens; Read More

Air crashes: NAF to conduct safety audit of its operational, engineering units

May 25, 2021 Benjamin Samson 0

In view of recent crashes involving its aircrafts, the Nigerian Airforce (NAF) has constituted a committee to conduct a safety audit of all its operational and engineering units.Blueprint reports that a NAF aircraft crashed on Friday in Kaduna, killing the Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Ibrahim Attahiru and 10 others.Also, in March, a NAF Alpha-Jet aircraft disappeared from radar in Read More

Over 100 killed in Benue as gunmen attack 4 wards at K/Ala

May 24, 2021 John Shiaondo 0

At least one hundred persons have been reportedly killed within three days in a sustained attack by gunmen suspected to be Herdsmen in four council wards of Katsina Ala Local Government Area of Benue state. The attack which started Saturday Blueprint learnt had continued through Sunday till Monday. Chairman of Katsina Ala Local Government area Alfred Atera, said many people Read More

One killed in Osun cult rival clash

May 22, 2021 Lateef Ibrahim 0

A 35-year-old man, Babalola Lekan, has reportedly been shot dead during a clash between rival cult groups in Osogbo, Osun state.  The rival cult group engaged in gun duel around 2:30pm at Asoje area, Osogbo, on Friday.  It was gathered that the supremacy battle led to the clash between the rival cult groups.  The police spokesperson, SP Yemisi Opalola, confirmed Read More

AESID condemns abduction, torture of Ebonyi ex-DC coordinator

May 18, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The Association of Ebonyi State Indigenes in the Diaspora (AESID) has condemned the kidnap of the former Coordinator of Anuagata Development Centre, Okposi in Ohaozara Local Government Area of Ebonyi state, Barr. Amos Ogbonnaya allegedly some political thugs. The victim was said to have been abducted at a gun point after he was bombarded with series of threatening text messages Read More

Imo police arrest killers of police sergeant

May 16, 2021 Chidiebere Iwuoha 0

Five notorious armed robbers who murdered Sergeant Joseph Nwaka, attached to the Department of Operations and collected his arms have been arrested. According to a statement issued by the Imo State Commissioner of Police, Abutu Yaro Saturday, the Crime Prevention and Control strategies adopted by the Imo State Police Command under him to rid Imo state of activities of  the 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