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The police in Zamfara State on Tuesday paraded 15 protesters accused of criminal conspiracy, inciting public disturbance and riot in Kaura Namoda
Governor David Umahi of Ebonyi State has warned that traders who comply with Monday’s sit-at-home order should be ready to forfeit their shops.
The command spokesperson, DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi in a press release said the suspects – Sodiq Olabisi, Oluwatosin Andrew, Oladimeji Oyedele, Wasiu Raheem, Oyedokun Lekan, Yusuf Ajetunmobi, Busari Taoreed, Bolaji Raphael and Salami Toheeb were arrested following a bloody clash between the two groups.
Men of the Ogun State command have arrested nine members of the Eiye cult group in the Ajegunle area of Ibogun during a supremacy battle between them and members of the Alora confraternity.
Justice Ijeoma Ojukwu of the Federal High Court Abuja on Thursday discharged and acquitted one Saidu Usman, charged with illegal possession of a firearm.
Police operatives attached to the Area D Command, Mushin, are currently investigating a 30-year-old member of Aiye confraternity Nwugo Oforuike.
Four suspected armed robbers have been killed in a gun battle with police officers at Abraka, Ethiope East Local Government Area, Delta State.
The Police in the Delta State command have arrested one Mr Efe Lucky and Mr Ramson Akpojibu for beating their friend to death over allegation of theft of their N3,000 and phones.
Some residents of a community in Enugu State on Wednesday arrested a man, Winfred Ekpon, from Benue State, for allegedly robbing two female teachers inside a school.
Blessing, who was said to have cut off the woman’s neck, said she killed her mother with a cutlass after a Pastor said her mother was a witch.
There was tension in Ilorin, Kwara State capital on Monday as violence erupted when hoodlums, suspected to be Muslim youths, invaded C&S College, Sabo-Oke, Ilorin, with cutlass and dane guns. The students of the college were also chased away.
The absence of two defence witnesses on Thursday stalled the trial of Ogunyemi Olalekan, a dismissed police inspector accused of the murder of a 36-year-old man, Kolade Johnson.
The Aare Onakakanfo of Yoruba Land, Iba Gani Adams, Friday described the current situation of things in the country especially in Zamfara State as a sign that Nigeria is ‘at war’.
Three people have sustained injuries following a bloody clash between Fulani and Yoruba at Aba Abugudu Market in the Atisbo Local Government Area of Oyo State.
A 35-year-old man, Wasiu Tijani, and two others were on Monday dragged before an Osun State Magistrates’ Court sitting in Osogbo for allegedly beating up a monarch in his palace.
According to the police, the three herdsmen were among those who attacked Bamajo village, set some houses ablaze and inflicted a deep machete cut injury on one Ismaila Alabi in the early hours of last Thursday.
Aare Ona Kakanfo of Yoruba land, Chief Gani Adams, has said that the late Chief MKO Abiola represented hope, liberty and freedom during his lifetime.
The Ekiti State Police Command has described as untrue the reports that miscreants have invaded Ado Ekiti, the state capital.
The protem chairman of the Coalition of Yoruba Liberation Movement, Yemi Farounbi, has called on south-west governors to strengthen the Western Nigeria Security Network, codenamed Amotekun.
Ghana failed to score for the second straight game as their international friendly encounter against Ivory Coast ended in a goalless draw at the Cape Coast stadium on Saturday.
Tochukwu Oluehi has revealed Nigeria are raring to bounce back from their defeat to Jamaica when they take on Portugal.
The Nigerian Medical Association, NMA, has expressed concern over the resignation of 105 doctors in the service of Ondo in the last year.
The Executive Secretary of the Nigerian Christian Pilgrim Commission (NCPC) Rev Dr Yakubu Pam has called on Nigerians not to fear the future but have hope that they shall survive these difficult times they are faced with today in the country.
Joshua Kimmich hopes new Bayern Munich boss Julian Nagelsmann proves to be a more permanent fixture than his predecessors at Allianz Arena, and says that he is yet to reach his potential with the club.
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson called on England fans to get behind the team at Euro 2020, but stopped short of criticising supporters who have booed the taking of the knee ahead of two pre-tournament friendlies.
Samsung Heavy Industries Nigeria has announced that it has reached a significant health and safety milestone of 2,000 days with no lost time injuries (LTI) at its subsidiary SHI-MCI, Africa’s largest ship fabrication and integration yard located in Lagos.