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Nigerian music stars, Burna Boy, Teni and Adekunle Gold, topped thd list of nominees for the 2019 Headies’ Award which was released on Monday.
Students of the Niger State-owned Ibrahim Badamosi Babangida University (IBBU) Lapai, got their own share of the rising insecurity in the state as heavily-armed robbers in the early hours of Monday raided the off-campus hostel of the University, catering always money and other students’ belongings.
Suspected armed robbers, on Wednesday night, invaded the female hostel of University of Uyo, Akwa Ibom State, and carted away undisclosed amount of money and valuables.
European police have arrested six suspected members of a Finnish-led gang who trafficked Nigerian women for sex, AFP news agency quoted officials as saying.
The newly launched “operation puff adder,” by the Inspector general of Police, Mohammed Adamu, to rid the North Western states of kidnapping and banditry activities appeared to be yielding quick results as the Katsina State Command Wednesday evening paraded about 40 criminals arrested for various offences ranging from kidnapping, banditry, armed robbery, rituals and supplying of logistics to perpetrate criminality in the 8 frontline local government areas of the State
Indian election authorities have cancelled voting in a southern region of the country after seizing more than 110 million rupees ($1.5 million) they believe was meant to influence the outcome, officials said Wednesday.
One of the most worrying developments in Nigeria today is the ugly phenomenon of cash-for-votes by political parties and candidates. Desperate politicians are not leaving any stone unturned in order to ensure their victory at the coming 2019 general elections.
President Muhammadu Buhari and the presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has said Nigerians will not regret voting him and the APC back to power in 2019. This is even as he has promised to wipe out whatever remains of the Boko Haram terrorist group and free Nigerians from their nefarious activities.
Nigeria Police Force says it is making strident efforts at recovering the huge cash stolen from six banks by armed robbers who attacked Offa in Kwara State on April 5 this year.
Spanish police said on Thursday they had seized over six tonnes of cocaine hidden in a shipment of bananas and arrested 16 suspects, some of them wanted in the Netherlands.
Malaysia’s former prime minister Najib Razak was on Tuesday summoned once again to the headquarters of the anti-graft agency in Kuala Lumpur, to be questioned over a new case relating to the 1MDB scandal.
MTN Group, Africa’s biggest mobile operator, is sticking to its 2018 dividend target despite new U.S. sanctions making it harder to repatriate cash from its Iran joint venture, the company said on Wednesday.
Malaysian police said the total value of the bags of cash, jewellery, luxury purses, watches and other items seized from premises linked to former prime minister Najib Razak totalled up to $273m.
Elder statesman and Second Republic politician, Alhaji Tanko Yakasai, has offered fresh insight into the struggle for the independence of Northern Nigeria from British colonialism and the tyranny of indigenous traditional institutions in the region.
The Kaduna State Police Command on Saturday arrested some protesters, who took to the streets of the sate today over what they described as “genocide” in the southern part of the state and the government’s inability to arrest the situation.
No fewer than eight bandits and two villagers were killed when bandits attacked Zamfarawa village in Batsari Local Government Area of Katsina State.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday reminded the military of their sacred duty to protect Nigerians irrespective of ethnic or religious backgrounds.
The Rotary Club of Abuja, District 9125, on Saturday, organised free hepatitis “B and C” screening as well as Liver Scan for residents of Piwoyi, a suburb located on the airport road, Abuja.
Egypt on Tuesday called for a suspension of meetings with Ethiopia on Addis Ababa's massive dam construction project on the Nile.
The Edo governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Osagie Ize-Iyamu, says he'll follow in the footsteps of Adams Oshiomhole to develop the state.
Super Eagles hopeful Bright Osayi-Samuel has turned down a move to Belgium side Club Brugge from England team QPR.
Senate Chief Whip, Dr Orji Kalu, said on Monday that the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) had not paid contractors that handled roads he facilitated in Abia.
Journalist and activist, Agba Jalingo, and 18 other protesters have been arrested by men of the Lagos State Police Command during a #RevolutionNow protest in the Ikeja area of the state on Wednesday.