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The Edo Police Command has confirmed the killing of two of its officers attached to the Chief Medical Director (CMD) of Irrua Specialist Teaching Hospital (ISTH), Prof. Sylvanus Okogbeni.
A Grade I Area Court in Kabusa, Abuja on Tuesday ordered that a businessman, Chibuike Agbo, who allegedly abducted a mechanic, be remanded in prison custody, pending trial.
An Abuja pastor, Isaac Pada, has petitioned the Federal Capital Territory Commissioner of Police over the alleged abduction of his wife, Precious, and four children, Pearl, 8, Pathnel, 6, Pamebelo, 3 and Peace, 7 months, from their Aleyita, Abuja Municipal Area Council home on the 30th of last month.
Operatives of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) have allegedly killed an Ogun-based transporter, Agbomofuegbe Odion, while hunting for suspected kidnappers in Ijebu-Ode area of the State.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo said the Buhari administration has not forgotten Leah Sharibu, a schoolgirl still in the captivity of the dreaded Boko Haram.
Suspected Boko Haram insurgents have released Halima Umar, a corps member in Gwoza, Borno state, five months after her abduction.
If current trends are not checked, there will be more than 70 million babies born to teenage girls globally between now and 2030, a new report by Save the Children has found.
Detectives at the Police Force Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department (FCIID) in Alagbon, Ikoyi, have arrested five women for allegedly trafficking children from Benin Republic into Nigeria.
Worried by the alarming rate of kidnapping and banditry in Katsina State and other states of the federation, Islamic women preachers under the auspice of Katsina State Da’awa Women Wing, have called on President Muhammadu Buhari to declare a state of emergency on insecurity in view of what they described as the persistent abduction and killings of Nigerians across the country.
The Nigeria Police Force said it has arrested two suspects for their alleged involvement in the kidnap of a five-year-old girl.
Twenty-four House of Assembly candidates of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in Ebonyi State, weekend accused the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, of colluding with the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, and security agencies to compromise elections in the State.
Malawi police on Wednesday blocked a protest by around 200 albinos who marched to the presidential palace to protest the killing and abduction of people living with albinism.
The Executive Secretary, Anti-Corruption and Research-Based Data Initiative (ARDI), Chief Dennis Aghanya, has said that rather than focusing on the certificate of President Muhammadu Buhari, the Igbo should strategise ahead of the 2023 presidency.
Stakeholders in the environment sector have commended Nigeria’s implementation of its Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs) in terms of mitigation and adaptation of climate change.
The police in Lagos have arrested a 34-year-old man Innocent Ifunayachi for allegedly drugging and raping a teenage daughter of his host.
Hong Kong riot police fired tear gas and water cannons at hardcore pro-democracy protesters hurling rocks and petrol bombs on Sunday, tipping the violence-plagued city back into chaos after a brief lull in clashes.
No fewer than fifty timber shades and carpentry workshops were burnt down on Saturday in a market midnight fire in Jos, capital of Plateau State.
Governor Dapo Abiodun of Ogun State has congratulated President Muhammadu Buhari over his victory at the tribunal confirming him as the duly elected President in the February 23 election.
Semi Ajayi scored his first goal for West Bromwich Albion in their 1-1 draw with Fulham in Saturday’s Championship game.
Oja Oba/Mapo Court C Customary Court, Mapo, Ibadan, Oyo State, has adjourned till September 16, judgment on the divorce suit brought before it by a man, Akintayo Kalejaye against his wife, Funmilayo Kalejaye.
North Korea on Tuesday fired projectiles into the sea, South Korea’s military said, hours after Pyongyang said it was willing to hold working-level talks this month with the United States.
That is the view of Gunners legend Nwankwo Kanu, who believes his former club should have done all they could to hold on to a player they had developed since he was eight.