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The Nigeria Police Force, Edo Command, on Tuesday reiterated the ban on sales of fireworks, also known as knock out and warned that offenders would be prosecuted.
In order to defeat terror, Nigeria needs a well thought out anti-terror plan and one thing that must be central to that plan is the buy in of the people because terror can only thrive where there is local support. Take that local support structure away and the terror architecture will collapse like a pack of cards.
Senator Dino Melaye, Senator representing Kogi West Senatorial District, has said the All Progressives Congress (APC) would employ the use of fear and intimidation to silence the opposition parties during the electioneering campaigns.
The Statistician-General of the Federation, Dr. Yemi Kale, has disclosed that the federal government has not released money for the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) to complete the unemployment report.
The Secretary, FCT Social Development Secretariat (SDS), Ladi Hassan, says the order restricting the activities of scavengers, popularly called `baban bola’ within the city centre is still in force.
Nigeria will work to domesticate human rights treaties, take action to address impunity by security agencies and retain moratorium.
The Police said it had arrested four of its personnel on duty at the residence of Deputy President of the Senate, Ike Ekweremadu, when the alleged assassination attempt on him took place.
Former army captain Jair Bolsonaro was elected president of Brazil on Sunday, promising a fundamental change in direction for the giant Latin American country, the latest to take a turn to the far-right.
Justice George Nnamani of the Customary Court of Appeal in Enugu has urged writers to address societal issues of their immediate environment by leveraging on their literary skills and works.
President Emmanuel Macron has shrugged off a controversy over a photo of him posing with a bare-chested youth who is giving the middle finger during a trip to French territories in the Caribbean.
A convicted South African fraudster has been arrested over a racist rant against the country's President Cyril Ramaphosa on social media.
The Katsina State Police Command have arrested 80-year-old herbalist, Ussaini Musa, and two others for allegedly plucking out the eyes of a police sergeant in Jos, Plateau State, as part of items to make an invincible jacket.
Australia is by most measures one of the world’s most successful multicultural societies, but a controversial cartoon of Serena Williams has rekindled accusations it is also inveterately racist.
Mr Bello Maigari, Acting Executive Secretary, National Lottery Trust Fund (NLTF) has said that the Federal Government loses more than one trillion Naira annually due to activities of illegal lottery operators.
Jose Mourinho has claimed Liverpool are “the lucky ones” as they bid to end a wait of nearly three decades to win the English league title.
The Board of the African Development Bank (AfDB) has approved $7.24 billion for institution’s 2019 borrowing programme to be raised from the capital markets.
Masked for centuries by the soot of candles and lately by scaffolding, the mosaics of Bethlehem Church of the Nativity have been restored to their Crusader-era splendour in time for Christmas.
Alhaji Gero has cancelled his three-year contract with top Iranian club Esteghal and said he hopes to return to play in Europe.
Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, the Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), has called on Nigerian celebrities to utilise their platforms to promote voter education, youth inclusion and non-violent participation in the 2019 elections.
Governor of Akwa Ibom State, Udom Emmanuel, will on Thursday December 13 flag-off the National Executive Council Meeting of the Nigerian Medical Association in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State.
Rangers coach Gbenga Ogunbote has rejected the ‘comeback kings’ title given to his side, while insisting his team are playing to their strength irrespective of how a game is won.
A point of order by the Majority Leader, Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila, shot down debate on the letter sent to the House of Representatives by President Muhammadu Buhari, where he gave reasons for not assenting to the Electoral Act Amendment Bill 2018 for the fourth time.
Juventus forward Cristiano Ronaldo has challenged Lionel Messi to leave Barcelona and sign for a club in Italy.
The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) says the total value of capital importation into Nigeria reduced to $2.855 billion in the third quarter.