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Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha, has disclosed that 257 people were killed in clashes between farmers and herdsmen in at least seven states this year.
Nigeria is facing calls to establish how many of the missing Chibok schoolgirls are still alive, after claims that nearly 100 of them may have lost their lives in captivity.
The Nigerian Bar Association, Barnawa branch, Kaduna, has called on its members to collaborate with government to proffer solutions to the key vices militating against the peaceful coexistence in the Country.
President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has called for concerted efforts by governments, security agencies, religious and community leaders, to rescue the remaining 112 Chibok Girls and the Dapchi school girl, Leah Sharibu, from Boko Haram’s captivity.
A 25-year-old professional driver, Ihenacho Chizoba, now in police net, has confessed that he went into illicit business of kidnapping out of frustration occasioned by the economic recession in the country.
A Magistrate Court in Minna on Friday ordered the remand in prison custody of a farmer, Jibrin Adamu, for allegedly kidnapping a 19-year-old girl and demanding N4m ransom.
As Nigeria prepares to mark the four year anniversary of the Chibok kidnapping, a recent copycat attack serves as a reminder that Boko Haram is anything but defeated.
The Inspector-General of Police Intelligence Response Team (IRT) has arrested two suspected members of the amalgamated Niger Delta Avengers who allegedly threatened to kidnap oil workers and blow up oil facilities.
The Police Command in Edo on Tuesday in Benin announced the arrest of 28 suspected kidnappers, armed robbers and cultists terrorising the state.
Lagos State Commissioner of Police, Mr Imohimi Edgal, on Monday said the activities of the dreaded Badoo Cult Group hitherto prevalent in the Ikorodu axis of the State as well as militancy especially along the riverine communities have been degraded.
No fewer than 357 firearms have been recovered from Anambra and Borno states by the police that have been mopping up registered arms across the country.
The Oyo State Government has set up a task force to look into the rising cases of kidnapping and clashes between herdsmen and farmers at Oke-Ogun area and other parts of the state.
Security agencies in Sokoto, Katsina, Kaduna and Zamfara states say they are collaborating to tackle criminality in their areas of operation.
Former Senate President, David Mark, has called on the Federal Government to bow to pressure and heed advice on the need to review the country’s security architecture, as well as, the general issue of restructuring.
As Christians around the World celebrate Easter, Senator Stella Oduah, has called on all Nigerians to emulate the virtues of love and sacrifice which Jesus Christ exhibited by dying on the cross.
Jose Mourinho insists Tottenham Hotspur will have "no advantage" in their semifinal with Manchester United despite the game being played at Wembley.
Bayern Munich have received a boost with Manuel Neuer taking part in team training for the first time in seven months.
Jose Mourinho has admitted it may be "impossible" for Manchester United to win the Premier League title next season if Manchester City can repeat their form.
The Advanced Peoples’ Democratic Alliance (APDA) has said the Party will not enter into any pact with other political parties or groups ahead of the 2019 general elections.
The U.S. has clearly shifted to the use of tough confrontation and open deterrence mechanisms in relations with Russia, Secretary of the Russian Security Council Nikolai Patrushev said on Friday.
South Africa lays to rest anti-apartheid icon and Nelson Mandela's former wife Winnie Mandela with full state honours at a stadium funeral in Soweto on Saturday.
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has applauded the partnership of Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and Alexandre Lacazette.
A 31-year-old man, Hafisu Hassan, has been sentenced to one-year imprisonment by a magistrate court sitting in Akure, Ondo State, for stealing chairs belonging to a branch of the Redeemed Christian Church of God at Isikan area of Akure.
No fewer than 35 persons will bear witness for candidate of Mega Progressive People’s Party (MPPP) in the November 18, 2017 Anambra governorship election against the governor, Willie Obiano, at the election tribunal.
The Sultan of Sokoto and President-General of the Nigeria Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs (NSCIA), Muhammad Sa’ad Abubakar, has given Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders’ Association of Nigeria (MACBAN) two months to identify and apprehend herdsmen behind killings in Nigeria.