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“Bandits” have emerged as the new bogeyman for insecurity in Nigeria, joining a long (and still growing list) that includes Boko Haram, cultists, herdsmen, kidnappers and militants.
An Evboriaria Magistrates’ Court sitting in Benin, on Monday, ordered that a 14-year-old boy who police accused of raping a four-year-old girl be remanded in a juvenile home.
The House of Representatives, on Tuesday, described late Chief Tony Anenih as “a true democrat”.
Anthony Anenih, the political leader, chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party, who has died aged 85, was one of the most important figures in the story of Nigeria’s return to civilian rule, and a founding father and a major influence in the party that ruled the country for an unbroken stretch of 16 years.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday condoled with the families of a Second Republic legislator, late Sen. David Dafinone and a renowned entrepreneur and philanthropist, Ojise of Asaba, late Chief Sunny Okogwu, on their death.
Senator Jeremiah Useni, 75 years old, has emerged the governorship candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in Plateau in the 2019 general elections.
President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed willingness to grant presidential pardon to late Professor Ambrose Alli, former Governor of Bendel State (now Edo and Delta States), according to Edo Governor, Godwin Obaseki.
Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo on Monday in Benin, assured players and the coaching crew of Bendel Insurance FC of Benin regular payments of salaries and bonuses.
A Magistrates’ Court sitting in Benin on Wednesday remanded a 52-year-old man, Monday Ovbovbo, in prison custody for allegedly raping his 15-year-old daughter.
Worried by the audacious refusal of the police to submit to civil authority and the doubt over the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to conduct credible elections in 2019, Southern, Middle Belt Leaders Forum has demanded the immediate sack of Inspector General of Police (IGP), Ibrahim Idris and the INEC Chairman, Prof Mahmoud Yakubu.
An Oredo Magistrates’ Court, Benin, on Friday, remanded a police officer, Micheal Eriarebhe, in prison custody for allegedly impregnating a 16-year-old suspect, while in police custody.
A father and his son, aged 50 and 16 year respectively, have been arraigned at Evboriaria Magistrate Court in Benin City, the Edo State capital, for the allegedly rape of a 10-year-old girl.
The renovation of the Samuel Ogbemudia Stadium, Benin, for it to meet international standard has commenced in earnest, the News Agency of Nigeria reports.
Senator representing Plateau South District in the National Assembly, Lt. Gen. Jeremiah Useni (rtd), has expressed his desire to govern Plateau State.
A motorist, Progress Raji, 27, was on Monday brought before an Oredo Magistrates’ Court in Benin, for allegedly obstructing Edo State Governor Godwin Obaseki’s convoy.
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North Korea’s top envoy involved in talks with the United States arrived in Beijing on Thursday and is thought to be en route to Washington, South Korean news agency, Yonhap reported.
Dr Chikwe Ihekweazu, Chief Executive Officer, Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), said that the Federal Government would intensify efforts to control Lassa Fever in the country.
Leeds United have completed the signing of Kiko Casilla from Real Madrid, with the goalkeeper penning a four-and-a-half-year deal with the Whites.
Mr Stephen Onoja, Director of Fishery, Enugu State Ministry of Agriculture, has urged residents in Enugu State to embrace fish farming as a business.
Mousa Dembele became the latest high-profile name to swap Europe for China when he left English Premier League side Tottenham Hotspur and joined Guangzhou R&F on Thursday.
Barely 48 hours after the former Inspector General of Police (IGP) Ibrahim Idris bowed out of the service, controversial rapper, Eedris Abdulkareem, on Wednesday gave a farewell message to him.
The National Chairman of the Peoples Trust, Olisa Agbakoba (SAN), the party’s presidential candidate, Gbenga Olawepo-Hashim, and other leaders of the party on Saturday promised to restore Nigeria’s lost glory.
South Korea’s coach warned that Tottenham Hotspur star Son Heung-min may have to be eased in gently when he arrived for the Asian Cup after a frantic few months for club and country.
The Senator representing Kaduna Central at the National Assembly, Shehu Sani, has described the state Governor, Nasir el-Rufai, as “unpopular.”
Nigeria is targeting the exportation of more than 5, 760 tonnes of yam to different countries in 2019.