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The accused, Shamsu Rabiu, 25 and Anas Abdullahi, 22, who are both residents of Gidan Mutum Daya, are facing charges of criminal conspiracy, criminal force, assault, mischief, inciting disturbance and disturbance of public peace.
Uber said on Tuesday sexual harassment or assault victims will have the option to settle claims with the ride-hailing service without a confidentiality provision that prevents them from speaking about the incidents.
The National Judicial Council (NJC) has recommended the sack of one judge and commenced investigation of seven others.
The Police on Monday arraigned a 27-year-old woman, Faith Michael, in a Karu Grade 1 Area Court, Abuja, for allegedly slapping and intimidating a police officer.
A magistrate court sitting in Ekpoma, Esan West LGA in Edo State, has sentenced two graduates of Ambrose Alli University, sisters Judith Ivie Okosun and Juliet Obehi Okosun, to jail for unlawfully detaining and indecent assault on Dr Peter Otubu, a lecturer in the Department of Electrical and Electronics.
Two persons were on Friday remanded in Ilesa prison custody by an Osogbo Chief Magistrates’ Court for alleged rape of a 14-year-old girl.
Two men, Peter Ugbe, 32 and Hamed Alao, 25, who allegedly gang raped a 20-year-old girl inside a bush, on Monday appeared before an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court.
The Chairman of Anambra East Local Government Area, Pius Ifeadi, has allegedly beaten up the Head of Local Government Administration of the area, Mr. Chike Obuekwe, for raising the alarm over diversion of the council’s funds.
Five students of the Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU) Ile-Ife were arrested by Osun State Police Command for protesting against the decision of the university management to evict some students from the hostels.
An Osun Magistrates’ Court sitting in Ile-Ife on Wednesday remanded one Seun Adeoti, 24, in prison custody for allegedly kidnapping and raping a 17-year-old.
A 40- year-old lawyer, Dayo Abudu, on Friday appeared in an Ijede Magistrates’ Court for allegedly slapping a policewoman who was on duty.
A 24-year-old auto mechanic, Mathew Adejumo, on Thursday appeared before an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court, for stabbing a man with a broken bottle.
The police on Monday arraigned a barber, Abiodun Adesina, 21, for allegedly cutting the hands of one Ben Benjamin with a knife and disposed him of his mobile phone.
A 57-year-old woman, Elizabeth Oyindo, who allegedly stabbed a police officer with a broken bottle was on Friday arraigned before an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court in Lagos.
The Federal High Court sitting in Calabar has directed the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) and six others to pay the sum of N10 million to one Mr Frank Eko over the case of illegal arrest, detention, assault, battery, humiliation and brutalization.
The Nigerian armed forces have joined the hunt for two Americans and two Canadians who were kidnapped in an ambush, a military source told AFP on Thursday.
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The Bayelsa State Governor Seriake Dickson Monday met with his Kaduna State counterpart, Mallam Nasir el-Rufai at the Government House, Kaduna.
Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State and Most Rev. Matthew Hassan Kukah, the Bishop, Catholic Diocese of Sokoto, on Monday disagreed on the best way to entrench and consolidate democracy in Nigeria.
Shah Mathias, the Founder of Ameri Metro Inc, based in the United States, said on Monday that the company was ready to invest over $10 billion in the coastal rail project from Lagos to Calabar and Calabar to Port Harcourt.
The Defence Headquarters says 35 militia herdsmen have been neutralized, while one soldiers paid the supreme price and another one missing in the “Operation Whirl Stroke’’ in Benue, Nasarawa, Taraba and Zamfara states.
The Convener of the Red Card Movement and onetime Education Minister, Mrs Obiageli Ezekwesili, says Nigerians deserve the right to enjoy quality leadership and good governance.
UN deputy spokesperson Farhan Haq told reporters on Friday that a release ceremony was the third this year, bringing the total number of children released so far this year to 806.
The National Chairman of JOHESU, Mr Biobebelemoye Josiah, has alerted the public on purported efforts by Nigerian doctors to frustrate ongoing talks to end the four-week-old strike embarked upon by the union.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Thursday re-arraigned Col. Sambo Dasuki (rtd.), and four others in a Federal Capital Territory (FCT) High Court, Maitama, on a 25-count amended charge.
Two lava flows "reached the ocean along the southeast Puna coast overnight," on Hawaii's Big Island, the US Geological Survey, which monitors volcanoes and earthquakes worldwide, said in a statement Sunday.
Vladimir Putin has opened a bridge that will serve as Russia’s only road link to Crimea, demonstrating Moscow’s control over the annexed peninsula and easing its residents’ isolation.