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The Inspector General of Police (IGP), Mr Mohammed Adamu, on Tuesday said that 12 suspects have been arrested in connection with the attacks and arson on Police Stations in Benin.
Security has been beefed up in Apo Village, settlement in Abuja after the Monday mayhem in which vehicles were burnt and houses destroyed.
The governor’s announcement, unprecedented outside pandemic declaration, came a day after the his counterpart in Edo State Godwin Obaseki asked all residents to stay indoors following two jailbreaks in Benin.
The Ekiti State Commissioner for Information and Values Orientation, Akin Omole, says the government deployed soldiers to #EndSARS protest locations in the state to protect the youths demonstrating against police brutality and extrajudicial killings.
The poem quoted above: “The Second Coming” by Irish poet William Butler Yeats (1919) is probably one of the most adapted and quoted poems in world literature, and in politics and culture, to describe moments of anxiety, uncertainty and a seeming “slouching towards” chaos and anarchy in any community.
With the dust over the jail break at Oko Prison in Benin City on Monday yet to settle down, a Human rights lawyer Jefferson Uwoghiren, has called for the immediate closure of all the prison houses located inside the ancient city of Benin, Edo state capital.
A former National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, Chief John Odigie-Oyegun, on Monday attributed the loss by the party during the September 19 governorship election in Edo State to the dynamic nature of democracy.
The Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet) has predicted thunderstorms and cloudiness from Tuesday to Thursday across the country.
Middlesbrough manager Neil Warnock has showered encomium on Chuba Akpom after making a scoring debut for his side in their 1-1 draw against QPR, stating the goal will relieve him of pressure.
Slaven Bilić expressed his satisfaction with the performance of Semi Ajayi and his West Bromwich Albion teammates despite surrendering a 3-0 lead to draw 3-3 with Chelsea on Saturday.
The Super Eagles will go into October 9 friendly against Algeria with the sole aim of ending the Desert Foxes’ 18 match -unbeaten streak.
Liverpool forward Rhian Brewster is open to joining Sheffield United before the transfer deadline next month, a report from Sheffield Star claims.
Brewster needs to leave the club in order to play regular first-team football and it will be interesting to see if the likes of Villa can agree on a fee with Liverpool in the coming weeks.
The Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu Campaign Organisation has urged the traditional media to perform due diligence in reporting events arising from Edo State, as unprofessionalism would render them as tools for PDP.
Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu has not addressed the press since he lost the Edo State governorship election on Saturday and has neither conceded defeat to the incumbent Governor, Godwin Obaseki, his campaign said Thursday morning in a statement.
The Lagos State government said it would investigate reports of shootings at the Lekki Toll plaza, which followed the 24-hour curfew imposed to stop criminals hiding under the #ENDSARS protests to unleash mayhem on innocent citizens.
Former United States presidential candidate, Hillary Clinton, has made a public appeal to Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari to end the killing of peaceful protesters.
Manchester United's victory against PSG in the Champions League has seen the club win 10 consecutive away games for the first time in their history.
Netflix seems to be on a cancelation streak as of late, and the science fiction space drama Away is the streaming service’s latest victim.
The Kano State Government, says it has begun the distribution of instructional materials worth over N1.5 billion to primary and junior secondary schools in the 44 Local Government Areas of the state.
With exactly two weeks until the election, President Donald Trump was continuing his campaign rally marathon Tuesday with a trip to swing state Pennsylvania, the day after early voting began in another key state, Florida.
The Police Command in Oyo State on Tuesday confirmed the burning of the Ojoo Police Station by hoodlums who hijacked the EndSARS protest in Ibadan.
Dr Motunrayo Oyelohunnu, the Medical Director, Olive Prime, a Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO) has urged Federal Government to increase investment in mental health for proper understanding of the medical condition.
No fewer than 800 youths on Tuesday blocked the entrance to the Imo State Government House for over two hours in the ongoing nationwide protest against police violation of human rights.
Thibaut Courtois has insisted Real Madrid are "always the favourites" for the Champions League while expressing his confidence that the Blancos can conquer Europe again in 2020-21.