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Some gunmen suspected to be kidnappers have stormed Ibadan again, kidnapping three people.
Kidnappers of Chairman of Okrika Local Government Council in Rivers State, Philemon Kingoli, have reached out to his family demanding N150 million as ransom to set him free.
Katsina State Commissioner for Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs, Rt. Hon. Umar Ya’u Gwajo-Gwajo, has applauded the state governor, Aminu Bello Masari, for his new drives to improve the Internal Generated Revenue (IGR) of the state.
A Port Harcourt housewife, Mrs Joy Godstime Ihunwo, has alleged that she lost her pregnancy after she was brutalized by officers of the anti-kidnapping unit of Rivers Police Command.
Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State has advised traditional rulers in the country to give titles to only people of impeccable character.
Unknown gunmen in Nigerian Army Camouflage reportedly kidnapped a 13-year-old boy in Obada-Odo Ewekoro Local Government Area of Ogun State.
The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has vowed to probe the petition accusing the chairman of the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT), Danladi Umar, of assaulting a security guard at an Abuja plaza.
Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State and a former governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose, are to test their popularity with 756 delegates that will elect officials of the Peoples Democratic Party in the South-West on Monday.
There was jubilation on Saturday morning as the traditional ruler of Umueze Nguru autonomous community in the Aboh Mbaise Local Government Area of Imo State, Eze Charles Iroegbu, his cabinet chiefs and palace guards regained freedom from kidnappers’ den.
The Chairman of the Judiciary Staff Union of Nigeria (JUSUN), Kaduna State chapter, Murtala Aminu, has commended judiciary workers for their understanding and compliance with the ongoing industrial action by the union.
The Judicial Staff Union of Nigeria (JUSUN) said the strike was still on because no concrete resolution had been reached.
There was palpable fear in Imo State on Wednesday night after gunmen kidnapped the traditional ruler of Umueze Nguru in the Aboh Mbaise Local Government Area of the state, Eze Charles Iroegbu.
Fear continues to pervade the atmosphere in Imo State as gunmen in the early hours of Thursday attacked the Mbieri Divisional Police Headquarters situated in the Mbaitoli Local Government Area of the state.
The governor of Imo State, Hope Uzodinma, has blamed the Monday’s attack on security facilities in the state on aggrieved politicians, saying their aim was to destabilise his government and that of President Muhammadu Buhari.
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.
Nigeria’s naira gained marginally against the U.S. dollar at the I&E window of the foreign exchange market on Wednesday, data posted on the FMDQ Security Exchange where forex is officially traded showed.
The ruling All Progressives Congress APC has countered the Peoples Democratic Party PDP for lambasting President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration over the decision of Twitter to cite the headquarters of its African operations in Ghana.
Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga is set to depart for the United States (U.S.) on Thursday for talks with President Joe Biden amid the Coronavirus pandemic (COVID-19) and tension with China.
Greece plans to lift its one-week quarantine requirement for tourists from European Union countries from Monday.
The federal government has begun the implementation of its plan to deliver electricity, through solar energy, to about 25 million Nigerians whose communities are off the national power grid. Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, who spoke during an event to mark the programme in Jangefe, Roni Local Government Area of Jigawa State, restated the determination of the President Muhammadu Buhari administration to give more Nigerians access to cheap and environmentally friendly renewable power.
Nasarawa State House of Assembly has denied knowledge of any plan to impeach its speaker, Hon Ibrahim Balarabe Abdullahi.
Governments are putting women and girls at greater risk of the health and socio-economic impacts posed by the coronavirus pandemic, two global studies released Wednesday show.
Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governors on Friday held a closed-door meeting at the government house in Makurdi, Benue state capital.
The Ekiti Government on Tuesday released N250 million for the payment of oustanding pensions to additional set of 86 retirees in the state.