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Nine days after the Niger Delta Avengers (NDA), issued threats to blow up critical oil assets in the Niger Delta region, the Chief of Defence Staff (CDS), Gabriel Abayomi Olonisakin, has vowed that the Nigerian Armed Forces will strictly prosecute groups associated with violent agitations in the country.
Rivers State Governor, Mr Nyesom Wike, has called on the Inspector General of Police, Alhaji Ibrahim Idris, not to allow politics to negatively affect the fight against insecurity in the country.
The Delta Government has announced its readiness to seek partnership with the World Bank in funding job creation programmes in the state.
Former President Olusegun Obasanjo, has commiserated with popular singer, Daniel Oyebanjo, a.k.a Dbanj over the death of his son David Jnr.
A 15-year-old Nigerian boy, Jordan Gbolade Jaiyeola, was stabbed to death when a mass brawl broke out as some 200 teenagers were leaving a 16th birthday party at a community centre in London.
A Jos Upper Area Court in Plateau State, sitting in Kasuwan Nama on Monday sentenced an applicant, Amos Adamu, 27, to two years imprisonment for rape and criminal conspiracy.
The Rivers State Commissioner for Social Welfare and Rehabilitation, Mr. Damiete Herbert Miller, has blamed oil companies for rise in violence and drug abuse among youths in the Niger Delta region.
Following the killing of over 100 people on Saturday, the Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, has deployed an intervention force in Barkin-Ladi, and Riyom in Jos South Local Government Area and in other flashpoints across Plateau state.
The Commissioner for Information in Akwa Ibom State, Charles Udoh, has faulted the inclusion of the state among those with high unemployment rate in Nigeria.
Senegal proved to be Africa’s saving grace at the World Cup on Tuesday. Take away their win over Poland and it is five defeats in five for the continent’s representatives in Russia.
The federal government Thursday launched the second National Strategic Health Development Plan (NSHDP) to deepen healthcare service delivery in the country.
The chairman of the All Progressives Congress National Convention Committee, Alhaji Abubakar Badaru, has announced the results of the elections into national offices which began on Saturday and ended in the early hours of Sunday.
Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in Gombe State have declared their support for President Muhammadu Buhari ahead of the 2019 general elections.