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They were shouting ‘don’t move, don’t move, come out.’ I thought they were armed robbers because they did not look like policemen.” That was the impression Osaretin Erins had when he and his friend, Raymond, were ambushed at a suya joint in Abule Egba, along Lagos-Abeokuta Expressway around 10pm on Thursday.
The Imo State Police Command has defended its decision to withdraw its personnel attached to the Imo State Committee for Recovery of Government Property led by Jasper Ndubuaku.
Youths protesting the xenophobic attacks on Nigerians in South Africa on Wednesday made a bonfire on the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport Road, Lugbe, Abuja, a few metres from a South African franchise, Shoprite Mall.
The Akwa Ibom State government has sealed the premises of Ecobank in Uyo over alleged tax default.
Amnesty International has claimed that at least three members of the Shiite Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN) have died in police custody while another 15 members of the group, including minors, have been detained “incommunicado for weeks.”
Police made good their vow to prevent a planned march today by #RevolutionNow protesters in the country.
Embattled Pastor Biodun Fatoyinbo of the Commonwealth of Zion Assembly (COZA) has launched a fightback over allegations that he raped celebrity photographer Mrs. Busola Dakolo some 16 years ago.
Atiku Abubakar to file application for Justice Bulkachuwa’s withdrawal from presidential election ribunal
Bulkachuwa appeared to have initially overlooked the earlier letter sent by the PDP asking her to withdraw from the panel until the petitioners’ lead counsel, Dr Livy Uzoukwu (SAN), requested a meeting between the panel members and the representatives of the legal teams of parties to the case on Wednesday.
A NGO, Women Arise for Change Initiative, has reiterated the call for armed policemen to be subjected to psychiatric test “to save Nigerians from their unusual brutality.”
Security was on Monday beefed up at Court of Appeal, Sokoto Division, ahead of a judgement challenging the order of a Zamfara High Court, which paved way for the All Progressives Congress (APC) to field candidates in the 2019 gubernatorial election.
Kano state Commissioner of Police, Mohammed Wakili, has apologised to the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) over molestation and unlawful arrest of its members by policemen.
The Kano state branch of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) has called on the State Commissioner of Police, Mr. Wakili Mohammed, to be non-partisan and professional in the discharge of his official duties.
A member of the National Assembly, Senator Dino Melaye, whose Maitama, Abuja residence has been under police siege on Friday said armed policemen numbering about 20 attempted to put guns in some of the cars parked in his compound.
According to him, ‘’We were able to put in place policy framework to end crises in the state to return the Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) to their original homes from the camps before I left office as Secretary to Plateau State Government’’
Following the recent crisis that engulfed the Ondo House of Assembly, 18 aggrieved lawmakers in the state have petitioned the Inspector General of Police, asking him to take over investigations of the assault that took place on the floor of the House on November 9, 2018.
The Senate on Wednesday sought to provide legal backing to the provision of Constituency Projects in Nigeria’s annual budget by a minimum of 20 per cent.
The Nigeria Olympics Committee (NOC) has appointed His Royal Majesty, Oba Saheed Elegushi, as the Chairman of the body’s patrons’ forum.
Twitter plans to set up an independent research group to create an “open and decentralized” system for social networks, CEO Jack Dorsey said on Wednesday, which could relieve pressure on the company to appease critics of its content policies but also give rise to a new crop of competitors.
Nigeria midfielder Afeez Aremu put up a fine performance as IK Start sealed promotion to the Norwegian Eliteserien despite going to a 4-3 defeat against Lillestrom in the second leg of their playoffs tie on Wednesday night.
An EFCC operative Mohammed Goji has revealed how Abdulrasheed Maina, former Pension Reform Task Team boss, illegally acquired several properties using his son, Faisal’s name.
Acting president of the Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN), Honourable Olamide George has affirmed Prince Adisa Adeniyi Beyioku as the authentic and substantive Secretary General of the federation.
The Ebonyi Police Command on Thursday said it had uncovered a new strategy used by criminals to rob bank customers.
Arsenal caretaker manager Freddie Ljungberg has seen nothing wrong in Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang's decision to have a toilet break while the Premier League game against Brighton and Hove Albion was going on.
A performance artist shook up the crowd at the Art Basel show in Miami Beach on Saturday when he grabbed a banana that had been duct-taped to a gallery wall and ate it.
Former Governor of Abia State, Dr Orji Uzor Kalu, who was sentenced to 12 years imprisonment, over N7.65billion fraud, by a Federal High Court sitting in Lagos, while being led out of the court by the Correctional Service officers on Thursday said ‘2023, here we come’.