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The notorious armed bandits operating in the Birnin-Gwari axis of Kaduna State have kidnapped 23 travellers, including a nursing mother, on Friday morning.
The Akwa Ibom Police Command has begun a manhunt for the abductors of three female students of Obong University, Obong Ntak, Etim Ekpo Local Government Area of State.
The bodies of eight young men were discovered in Cameroon's restive Northwest anglophone region, an opposition MP and eyewitnesses told AFP on Friday.
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.
The abducted twins of the Otun Olubadan of Ibadan land, Dr. Lekan Balogun, have been released by suspected kidnappers who seized them and their mother in front of family house in Akobo area of Ibadan last week.
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.
The mayor of Libya's capital Tripoli has been arrested and is under interrogation, the prosecution said on Thursday, hours after the city council reported he had been kidnapped.
Dame Julie Okah-Donli, Director-General, National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP), said no fewer than 13,000 trafficked persons have been rescued by the agency.
Ayodele Fayose, governor of Ekiti state, has described President Muhammadu Buhari’s visit to Taraba and planned visit to Benue, Zamfara, Yobe and Rivers states, as an after-thought.
Borno Governor Kashim Shettima on Sunday called on residents of the entire northern region to be extra vigilant and remain on guard against the moves of boko haram especially as it concerns rampant abductions.
The Federal Ministry Of Women Affairs and Social Development in partnership with stakeholders have organised a sensitisation and awareness seminar for secondary school students aimed at protecting children against violence.
The physically challenged 35-year-old Haruna Yahaya, earlier sentenced on Monday to 15 years imprisonment for participating in Boko Haram members’ abduction of over 200 schoolgirls in Chibok, Borno State, in April 2014, has bagged fresh 15 years jail term.
Senator Shehu Sani on Tuesday in Abuja said there was the need to set aside politics in the efforts to address the security challenges confronting the country.
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No fewer than 7, 727 ad-hoc staff would be recruited by Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to conduct bye-election into Katsina North Senatorial District in Katsina State.
The Ekiti State Governor-elect, Kayode Fayemi, has said that his administration will examine the receipt and expenditure of the state and also determine why workers salaries have been unpaid, under the incumbent governor, Ayodele Fayose
Spain's high tax rate was a contributing factor in Cristiano Ronaldo's decision to join Juventus, according to La Liga president Javier Tebas.
The electoral panel set up by the leadership of the All Progressives Congress, APC, for Osun state governorship primary has assured the 17 aspirants of the party of transparency and level playing ground.
The Nigeria Football Federation, NFF, under the leadership of Ambassador Chris Giwa has called for an emergency congress with a view to finding a lasting solution to the lingering crises rocking the football in the country.
The Governor of Bayelsa State, Henry Seriake Dickson, on Thursday picked holes on the position of President Muhammadu Buhari on the agitation for the restructuring of Nigeria, describing it as threat to national security.
An All Progressives Congress (APC) lawmaker in Edo, Mr Ojo Asein, has been suspended by his Uhonmora Ward 2 for alleged anti-party activities.
The China National Offshore Oil Corporation (CNOOC) is to invest an additional three billion dollars in its existing stakes in offshore oil and gas operations in Nigeria.
Despite a disappointing World Cup in Russia, Super Eagles forward Odion Jude Ighalo has now been crowned the all-time leading for Changchun Yatai after he netted against Chongqing.
Some Abuja-based lawyers on Wednesday described the death of the former Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Aloysius Katsina-Alu, as shocking and irreparable loss to the nation.