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The bodies of eight young men were discovered in Cameroon's restive Northwest anglophone region, an opposition MP and eyewitnesses told AFP on Friday.
A leader of Cameroon's English-speaking community was handed a 15-year prison sentence on Friday over his alleged role in the anglophones' fight for their rights in the French-majority country.
Scores of people were kidnapped in two days on a dangerous road in northern Nigeria, according to residents, in an outbreak of crime unconnected to the Boko Haram insurgency.kidnappers
The Archbishop of the Church of God Mission International, Margaret Benson Idahosa, on Wednesday called on President Muhammadu Buhari to find a solution to the high rate of crime and insecurity in the country.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday in Gusau, Zamfara State, directed security agencies to improve their strategies of intelligence gathering, surveillance and accuracy in deployments, and ensure that criminal activities are brought to an end across the country.
The Wife of the President, Hajiya Aisha Buhari, National Assembly members and other 3,000 delegates will converge at the All Nigerian Women Leaders Conference on Peace Building and Conflict Resolution on Monday, March 19 in Abuja, Mrs Nma Love Onyechere, Executive Secretary, Centre for Gender Studies International, made this known in a statement on Monday in Abuja.
The Joint Task Force, JTF Operation Delta Safe on Friday, January 12 says the arrested militant leader, Peregbakumo Oyawerikumo also known as ‘Karowei’ and some of his criminal gang died this morning during an exchange of gun fire with troops at Bolu Ndoro forest in Bayelsa State.
Rebels from a Ugandan-dominated group on Monday attacked a UN military base in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, killing one peacekeeper and injuring 12 others, the UN mission said.
The Nigerian Army on Sunday said Operation Python Dance, which is currently going on in the South-East, would be staged in the region every year.
National Leader of the All Progressives Congress, (APC) Sen. Bola Tinubu, on Sunday said the election of Dr Kayode Fayemi in Saturday’s gubernatorial poll was a victory for the people.
Femi Kuti has spent his life railing in song against the ills holding back Africa. But these days he is feeling some optimism.
Oyo State Governor, Senator Abiola Ajimobi, has described the victory of Dr. Kayode Fayemi in the just-concluded gubernatorial election in Ekiti State as a demonstration of the people’s trust in the All Progressives Congress (APC) as a party that has the capacity to liberate the state from mis-governance and gross under-development.
The Edo State Chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC), held a victory rally to celebrate the success of the party’s candidate in Saturday’s governorship election in Ekiti State, Dr. John Kayode Fayemi, who has been announced winner of the polls.
Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has urged the Minister of Finance, Mrs Kemi Adeosun, to without further delay show responsibility and clear the air over the damaging certificate forgery allegations against her and settle the facts of the case once and for all.
The National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) has shut down the Ekiti Broadcasting Service, BSES.
The Minister of Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Alhaji Muhammad Bello, has reinstated Dr. Rilwanu Mohammed as Executive Secretary of Primary Health Care Development Board.
Mr Yekini Nabena, the Deputy National Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Congress, has accused Senate President Bukola Saraki of playing the role of double agent in the APC.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Sunday in a congratulatory message to the winner of the Ekiti State governorship election, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, said Ekiti people had spoken loud and clear.
The management of Yankari Game Reserve, Bauchi has confirmed the death of two persons killed by elephants, near Bajama village close to the reserve.