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Heavily armed Brazilian army troops and police launched a pre-dawn crackdown Saturday on gangs operating out of slums across Rio de Janeiro, following a steep rise in crime.
Texas Tech coach Wes Kittley believes that Nigeria sprint sensation Divine Oduduru can earn as much as N180m ($500K) a year as a professional athlete and expects the 22-year-old Delta state-born sprinter to join the professional ranks very soon.
A victim, who was allegedly gang-raped by the son of a Lagos hotelier, Don-Chima George, and his friend, Olusegun Rasak, has sought to withdraw the case from court.
The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, Imo State Command, has arrested one Paul Ihuaku for allegedly raping his mother.
Foreign direct investment in Nigeria, Africa’s top oil producer, plunged by 43 per cent to $2bn, according to a United Nations report.
The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, on Thursday set up three ad hoc committees.
Mr Mkpon Ijonama, President, Andoni Youth Coalition, has urged the police and other stakeholders to swing into action and ensure the rescue of three Lebanese construction workers kidnapped in Rivers on Saturday.
A 32-year-old teacher, Naphtali Ashogbon, who allegedly swindled a driver out of N310,000 for Dubai visa was on Thursday brought before a Yaba Chief Magistrates’ Court in Lagos.
Jet-heeled Manchester United-bound winger Daniel James was likened to eight-time Olympic gold medallist sprinter Usain Bolt and Brazil icon Ronaldo by Hungary coach Marco Rossi ahead of Tuesday's Euro 2020 qualifier with Wales.
Angola coach Srdan Vasiljevic has unveiled his 23-man squad for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) in Egypt.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has explained why it decided to appeal the court ruling directing it to issue a certificate of return to embattled ex-governor of Imo State, Rochas Okorocha.