The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) on Thursday said it had deployed no fewer than 80 armed personnel to Southern Kaduna State to serve in the Joint Security Task Force code-named “Operation Safe Heaven”.
The Police Command in Jigawa State said it had arrested 15 students over the death of their colleague in Yankwashi Local Government Area of the state.
Three persons were killed in a renewed crisis between Fulani herdsmen and farmers at Akpagodogbo, in Otukpa Local Government Area of Benue State.
The Yobe State Police Command has arrested officials of the state’s Pilgrims Welfare Board and Potiskum Local Government Council over alleged missing hajj fares paid by 41 intending pilgrims.
A 45-year-old man, Sikiru Adebayo, was on Thursday arraigned in an Osogbo Chief Magistrates’ Court for allegedly beating his son to death.
A 27-year-old man, Olorunwa Ogundare, who allegedly assaulted his neighbour, Shade Taiwo, by beating her up and using a broken bottle to stab her in the eye, on Thursday appeared before an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court.
Four members of the Ishoru family in Isolo area of Lagos State have been arraigned before a Lagos Chief Magistrate’s Court sitting at Igbosere, Lagos, on a three-count charge of conspiracy, forgery and breach of peace.
A Lagos State Magistrate’s Court in Ogba on Wednesday issued a bench warrant on an ex-employee of the Punch Nigeria Limited, Olamide Fashanu, who is facing a N4m theft charge.
The fresh 22 were persons from Ikorodu who had contact with the index case and are currently under close observation, the Director of Disease Control, Lagos State Ministry of Health, Dr. Eniola Eniosho, said.
Detectives attached to Area ‘D’ of the Lagos State police command have rescued a young man who was allegedly chained by her grandmother for over one year in Mushin area of the state.
The suspect, John Owobi, is currently being detained by detectives at the SCID, Panti, Yaba, for murder, after allegedly committing the act and forcing his three kids to tell neighbours that their mother died after drinking Snipper, a poisonous insecticide.
An Ile-Ife Magistrates’ Court in Osun on Wednesday ordered the remand of four persons in prison over alleged abduction and having rape of a 17-year-old girl.
The Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Mr Sunday Dare, has expressed shock and sadness at the sudden death of veteran national female football player, Ifeanyichukwu Chiejine.
The Nigeria youth international will continue his development in the Spanish second-tier division with the Rojiblancos
Although details of the emergency meeting remained under wraps, there is a possibility that participants would also discuss the development in Kogi West.
The Zamfara State chapter of the All Progressives Congress on Friday told its members not to comment on the ongoing investigation of ex-governor Abdul’Aziz Yari by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission and the Independent Corrupt Practices Commission.
‘The Icons’ group of the ongoing Big Brother Naija reality show, have won this week’s wager task.
The Director, Institute for Peace and Strategic Studies, University of Ibadan, Prof. Tajudeen Akanji on Friday called on the Governors in the South West region to declare a state of emergency as a measure to restore peace and security in the zone.
A tax Appeal Tribunal sitting in Kaduna and with jurisdiction over the North West Zone, comprising the seven states of Kaduna, Kano, Kebbi, Katsina, Zamfara, Sokoto and Jigawa, with Umar Mohammed Adamu as Chairman, has in the last eight months since the commencement of sitting resolved tax disputes amounting to over N10billion.
Debt Management Office, DMO, yesterday, issued N59.53 billion FGN Bonds for the three tenors offered at the monthly auction
Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu on Wednesday officially appointed Gboyega Akosile as his Chief Press Secretary.
Industrialist and former governorship candidate of the Progressives People’s Alliance (PPA) in Anambra State, Chief Godwin Ezeemo, has tipped the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for victory during the governorship election in Anambra State in 2021.