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Palestinian militants fired barrages of rockets into Israel and Israeli warplanes pounded Gaza in the early hours of Tuesday, and unrest also spread within Israeli Arab communities in Jerusalem.
Israel braced for more protests Saturday after clashes at Jerusalem’s flashpoint Al-Aqsa Mosque compound wounded more than 200 people and as the US, EU and regional powers urged calm after days of escalating violence.
Turkey criticised Israel and accused it of unleashing “terror” on Palestinians after Israeli police fired rubber bullets and stun grenades towards rock-hurling Palestinian youth at Jerusalem’s Al-Aqsa mosque late on Friday.
The Nigerian Army says a team of security operatives has foiled another attack on Police Area Command in Orlu, Imo, by suspected terrorists of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB).
The victim, Iniubong Umoren, a philosophy graduate of the University of Uyo, was lured out of her home in Uyo on Thursday by her suspected killer, Uduak Akpan, with a promise that there was a job waiting for her.
Akwa Ibom State Police Command has announced the arrest of a 20-year-old serial rapist Uduak Akpan for raping, killing and burrying a job seeker, Inniobong Umoren.
The worst that people feared about the missing Akwa Ibom woman has happened, Iniobong Umoren, the Philosophy graduate of the University of Uyo, who left her home for a supposedly job interview in the outskirt of Uyo, has been raped and killed by a man who said he had a job opportunity for her.
House of Representatives yesterday inaugurated a 40 man Committee with the mandate of brainstorming and finding a solution to the debilitating security situation in the country.
The Abia State Police Command has declared manhunt for a fleeing gateman in Umuahia after the lifeless body of a widow was discovered in the pool of her blood.
The palace of the traditional ruler of Ifitedunu in Dunukofia Local Government Area of Anambra State, Dr. Emeka Ilouno, has been razed down by unknown persons.
The joint Military spike Operation codenamed Operation Whirl Stroke (OPWS), have reportedly stormed the homes of two traditional rulers in Benue after they were suspected to be in possession of some arms and ammunition.
Some communities in Itu local Government Area of Akwa Ibom State are gradually becoming physically separated from their neighbours in other parts of the state due to the total collapse of access roads to the Calabar/Itu Expressway.
The Imo State Police Command has confirmed that three security operatives lost their lives on Saturday when gunmen attacked the country home of the state governor, Hope Uzodinma.
The Israeli military has carried out strikes targeting Hamas positions in the besieged Gaza Strip as evening clashes between Israeli police and Palestinians continued in Jerusalem.
The gunmen who invaded the governor’s village house in Omuma in the Oru East Local Government Area of the state in early hours of Saturday killed two security men on duty before torching it.
The Southern Kaduna Peoples Union (SOKAPU) has said that the village head of Libere, Mr Bala Yero, his wives and children numbering 16 were abducted by suspected herdsmen.
The Bursar of the University of Benin, UNIBEN, Mr Victor Imagbe, on Thursday morning escaped being kidnapped by some gunmen who invaded his house along Sapele road, Benin.
The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, Tuesday, increased the daily loading of Premium Motor Spirit, PMS across the country from 550 trucks to 1,661 trucks in order to eliminate long queues in Abuja and other parts of Nigeria.
Myanmar security forces arrested on Thursday one of the main leaders of the campaign against military rule after driving into him with a car as he led a motorbike protest rally, friends and colleagues said.
A 35-year-old man, Umaru Jibrin, has stabbed the Chief Imam of Enagi town, Alhaji Attahiru Alhassan, to death for allegedly having a sexual relationship with one of his wives, Aisha Umar.
One of the kidnapped students of the 39 abducted students of the Federal College of Forestry Mechanization Mando in Igabi Local Government Area, Francis Paul, has narrated how five of them regained freedom.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo will represent Nigeria at the sixth inauguration of President Yoweri Museveni of Uganda.
The Lagos State Government on Tuesday said it had recovered more than N50 million from parties involved in illegal real estate transaction activities.
The state’s Deputy Governor, Manassah Jatau, made the declaration in Gombe on Tuesday when a Presidential Visitation Panel, led by Prof. Kenneth Okiongbo, visited the school.
The Bauchi State Road Traffic Agency (BAROTA), on Tuesday, reiterated that activities of commercial motorcycle riders, popularly known as ‘Okada’ or ‘Achaba’, remained banned in the state.
An African regional organisation said about 60 per cent of people from South Sudan are facing “their worst food security” and nutrition crisis since the country became independent a decade ago.
Paris Saint-Germain coach Mauricio Pochettino said his team “deserved better” after losing 4-1 on aggregate to Manchester City in the Champions League semi-finals following a 2-0 defeat in Tuesday’s second leg.
The Kogi State Police Command has confirmed the release of the abducted Chairman of Yagba West Local Government Area, Pius Kolawole.
Israel's attorney-general secured a deferment on Sunday of a court hearing on planned evictions of Palestinians in Jerusalem, a session that had threatened to stoke more violence in the holy city and heighten international concern.
Due to the current Covid-19 upsurge in India, Prime Minister Narendra Modi is currently under pressure to impose a lockdown in the country.
The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila, has called for stronger political and socio-economic ties between Nigeria and Sao Tome & Principe in the spirit of African brotherhood.