The Rivers State Police Command has arrested the Chairman of Gokana Local Government Chairman, Honourable Paul Vidag Kobani, over the alleged link with the late notorious leader of a criminal gang which operated in the Ogoni communities of the State, Honest Diigbara, aka Boboski.
A landlord on Wednesday doused the room of one of his tenants with petrol and set it on fire, burning her to death over nonpayment of eleven thousand naira rent.
No fewer than 65 cows and the herdsman in charge, Adamu Adamu Yusuf, have been arrested by men of the Ondo State Security Network Agency, known as Amotekun, in Oda town, in Akure South Local Government Area of the state.
An Upper Area Court sitting in Kasuwan Nama in Jos on Friday sentenced a 19-year-old labourer, Gyang Raymond, to two years imprisonment for stealing 12kg gas cylinder and mug cups.
The Police Command in Niger has arrested three suspects over alleged armed robbery, fraud and car theft in different parts of the state.
The Imo state government yesterday set up an enforcement team to stop motorcycle operators from operating in the government restricted areas within the state capital after 14 days ultimatum issued to them had elapsed.
A provision trader, Hahiya Zainab Mabinuori, on Thursday pleaded with a Customary Court sitting at Ile-Tuntun in Ibadan to grant her request for divorce because she is afraid of contracting Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs) from her husband, Nurudeen.
A 43-year old man, Sylvester Ehiarinmian, has been nabbed by the Police for allegedly defrauding his United States-based lover of her property and worth US$25,000.
The Katsina State Police Command has on Wednesday confirmed killing of a 33-year-old operative of the Department of State Services (DSS), Sadiq Abdullahi Bindawa by unknown gunmen.
The abductors of a retired United States of America Army officer, Major Jide Ijadare, and one other at a palm oil factory on Wednesday demanded N20 million ransom from the former soldier’s family for his release.
The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), Nnamdi Azikwe International Airport, Special Area Command, has intercepted 1.6 kilogramme of controlled drugs suspected to be Tramadol and Flunitrazepam.
The issue of equal rights for women within the church is one of the key issues confronting Germany’s Roman Catholic bishops as they hold their twice yearly conference, Church official said.
The Philippine military and police on Wednesday distanced themselves from more than 100 social media accounts that were taken down by Facebook for allegedly misleading the public.
The Coalition of Public Interest Lawyers and Advocates (COPA), a Human Rights, pro-democracy and good governance group, has commended President Muhammadu Buhari for signing into law the Nigeria Police Act, 2020.
Striker Obioma Chukwuemeka has joined Abia Warriors on a season-long deal from oriental club side Heartland.
The Nigerian Navy on Tuesday deployed troops on board six warships, including 60 gunboats, in a special military exercise to tackle pirates, oil smugglers and other criminalities in the nation’s waters.
Fiorentina grabbed a late goal through Gaetano Castrovilli to beat visiting Torino 1-0 in the opening match of the new Serie A season on Saturday.
Service providers also agreed to ensure that senior-level customer relations officers support their respective complaints management teams, to resolve complaints that were not resolved to the satisfaction of the consumers when such complaints were first reported.
The Sultan of Sokoto, Sa’ad Abubakar III, on Saturday turbaned 15 new District Heads in Sokoto State.
A man, Hule Sunday, on Tuesday appeared in a Wuse Zone Six Chief Magistrates’ Court, Abuja, for allegedly defrauding his business partner of N10 million.
A building under construction along Azikiwe Road, in the commercial city of Aba, Abia State, collapsed on Wednesday morning.