Breaking: Abducted APC chairman found dead

The abducted chairman of All Progressives Congress (APC) in Nasarawa state, Philip Shekwo, lifeless body was found a meter away from his house on Kurikyo road in Lafia, the state capital. The Police Public relations officer Nasarawa state command ASP Rahnam Nansel just confirmed the latest development to Blueprint on Sunday afternoon. He said investigation…

INEC: Yakubu, a historian’s journey to history

President Muhammadu Buhari Tuesday announced a fresh and final tenure for Professor Mahmood Yakubu as the INEC chair. ABDULRAHMAN A. ABDULRAUF looks at what earned the renowned historian a re-appointment and the stakeholders’ views.   It is apposite to say here that Jega, a fellow academic, has set a feat and even a template in…

Happening now: Police deployed as angry youths attempt to cart away palliatives from Abuja warehouse

There is currently an uneasy calm around Area 10 Garki axis of Abuja, Nigeria’s capital after teeming angry youths reportedly besieged Arts and Culture premises to cart away COVID-19 palliatives. However, it took the intervention of the Police operatives who were deployed immediately to stop them, Blueprint reports. The police upon arrival shot sporadically in…

In Cross River, Ayade imposes 24hr curfew as hoodlums burn down buildings, cart away COVID-19 palliatives

Governor Ben Ayade has imposed a 24-hour curfew in Cross River state following the burning down of public buildings and wanton destruction of shops and property by hoodlums in Calabar, the state capital. Blueprint correspondent gathered that hoodlums had invaded SEMA warehouse adjacent the state government-owned Chronicle newspaper, carted away relief materials and set part…

Happening now: Gunshots, streets deserted as hoodlums invade Jos, set cars, property on fire

The commercial area of Ahmadu Bello and other streets in Jos, Plateau state capital are on fire, after hoodlums infiltrated protest in the city. Blueprint reports that all business premises have been deserted with some aggrieved youths also engaging the hoodlums. Several cars and property have been set ablaze Tuesday morning. Few police personnel shooting…

Breaking: 2 Catholic priests kidnapped as hoodlums attack another prison in Edo amidst #EndSARS protest

Gunmen suspected to be kidnappers have abducted two Catholic priests, Reverend Fathers Otori Francis and Avajara Simeon – who are both of the Catholic Diocese of Lokoja. Blueprint gathered the clerics were taken hostage along the Benin-Auchi road in Edo state while they were on their way to Delta state for the funeral of their parishioner. The…

Breaking: Again, gunmen invade Abuja, hijack bus, kidnap ex-vice council boss, others

Gunmen in their numbers struck again within the nation’s capital Abuja and hijacked a bus at Kuje community. Blueprint gathered that the incident which occurred late Saturday evening led to kidnap of many occupants of the bus including a former vice chairman of the council, Mohammed Baba. Details loading… You searched: Abuja, Blueprint, community, gunmen,…

Breaking: Thugs invade Akure as Ondo governorship election kicks off, boat conveying voting materials capsize

Thugs have reportedly invaded a polling unit in Akure early Saturday morning and shot sporadically to scare away voters who trooped out for accreditation and voting duirng governorship election in Ondo state. However, voting has already begun across various polling unit in the state. Blueprint gathered that a boat conveying electoral officials and materials capsized….

Breaking: Motorists stranded, Lagos-Ibadan highway blocked as #EndSARS protest escalates (Pictures)

Motorists are currently stranded along Lagos-Ibadan expressway following #EndSARS protest which has continued to escalate across the country. Blueprint learnt that the protest is inconveniently causing gridlock on the Lagos highway. Details loading… You searched: Blueprint, highway, Ibadan, Lagos, Protest, Stranded, US The post Breaking: Motorists stranded, Lagos-Ibadan highway blocked as #EndSARS protest escalates (Pictures)…