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An Ikeja Magistrates’ Court on Tuesday ordered the remand of a 28-year-old man in prison over alleged rape of a 14-year-old girl.
The Kaduna State Police Command on Tuesday advised the media against creating unnecessary panic in reporting unverified stories of kidnappings and other crimes in the state.
Palpable tension has gripped the people of Mgbuisi in Ohaji/Egbema local council area of Imo State, following the invasion and killing of three indigenes of the community, by armed hoodlums.
Ogun State Police Command last night expressed confidence that its special force comprising Anti-Kidnapping, Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) and detectives would rescue those abducted on the Lagos–Ibadan Expressway.
The Ogun State Police Command on Tuesday said it has uncovered plans by unscrupulous individuals to instigate crisis across the state, ostensibly to disrupt the inauguration of the Governor-elect, Prince Dapo Abiodun and his Deputy; Engr. Noimot Salako–Oyedele on May 29, 2019.
An elderly man has died in Ebonyi State after a row with vehicle inspection officials, the governor said.
About four persons have been reportedly killed as suspected herdsmen and farmers clashed in Iwoye area of Imeko-Afon Local Government Area of Ogun State.
The Police in Ogun State has arrested two members of a syndicate, Hassan Jimoh and Taiwo Edun who have been using the name of Ogun State governor elect, Prince Dapo Abiodun, to defraud members of the public under the pretence of offering them employment.
Some former Commissioners of Police have been assigned to monitor the Presidential and National Assembly elections in Ogun State.
Police have arrested five suspected kidnappers of 14-year-old son of Bauchi politician, Alhaji Bashir Bukar Rimin Zayam, and the daughter of the Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Toro Local Government Area, Alhaji Sha’aban.
Four men were on Monday paraded by the Osun State Police Command for allegedly killing one Victor Akinbile in Ikirun, the headquarters of Ifelodun Local Government Area of Osun State.
Police have arrested four suspected armed robbers who set a Lagos-based businessman, Victor Akinbile, ablaze after robbing him of N3 million in Ifelodun Local Government Area of Osun State.
The Ondo State Police Command said on Friday it had arrested three siblings and one other suspected to have kidnapped a six-year-old daughter of their Church member.
The Rivers Police Command says it has deployed more anti-cultism, anti-kidnapping and anti-terror police personnel to Omoku to fish out those who killed 16 worshippers on New Year Day.
The Police Command in Enugu State said it had arrested 10 suspected criminals who had been terrorising the people of Udenu Local Government Area of the state.
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Ekiti State governor, Kayode Fayemi, at the weekend said his administration would soon begin the reconstruction of Ado township roads many of which have become deplorable as a result of lack of maintenance in the last four years.
The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ogun State, has described the victory of the state governor, Dapo Abiodun, at the Appeal Court as a true reflection of the overwhelming wishes of Ogun people, freely expressed in the March 9 governorship election.
A local radio station that has been involved in the fight against Ebola in eastern DR Congo said Monday it was closing down after one of its broadcasters was murdered.
Coalition for Development and Democracy in Bayelsa (CDDB), a Non-Governmental Organisation, has admonished political parties to refrain from violence or monetary inducement in the Nov. 16 governorship election in the state.
The First Lady, Aisha Buhari, has challenged parents to take charge of their families by ensuring good moral upbringing of children so as to minimise crime in the society.
The Appeal Court in Calabar, Cross River state, has ordered a re-run election in Akwa Ibom North-West Senatorial district where Godswill Akpabio took on Chris Ekpeyong, a former deputy governor of the state, in February.
The Primate, Church of Nigeria (Anglican Communion), Nicholas Okoh, has attributed the upsurge in crime, immorality and other social vices in Nigeria to “loose” families produced loose children.
Governor Abdullahi Ganduje has presented a budget proposal of N197.6 billion for 2020 before Kano State House of Assembly.
Super Eagles ace Peter Olayinka was in the thick of the action as his Czech Republic side Slavia Prague played out an impressive 0-0 against Barcelona at Camp Nuo on Tuesday night.
A former minister of Petroleum and consultant virologist, Prof Tam David West, has passed on