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Napoli’s Polish striker, Arkadiusz Milik, was robbed at gunpoint on his way home after his team’s Champions League win over Liverpool, Italian police said on Thursday.
A suspected armed robber, Fisayo Olatubosun, 26, a tiler, has confessed to detectives attached to the Inspector-General of Police Special Intelligence Response Team, led by a Deputy Commissioner of Police, Abba Kyari, how he became champion of thieves and robbers.
A 21-year-old man, Abdulateef Babatunde, is to die by hanging for robbing two men including a policeman of their motorcycles at gunpoint.
Algeria has abandoned more than 13,000 people in the Sahara Desert over the past 14 months, including pregnant women and children, expelling them without food or water and forcing them to walk, sometimes at gunpoint, under a blistering sun. Some never make it out alive.
A retired army general who allegedly pulled a gun and threatened to shoot some staff of Eko Electricity Distribution Company (EKEDC) would be prosecuted for assault and attempted murder.
A gang of suspected armed robbers at the weekend attacked a business woman around Ekrejeta in Burutu Local Government Area of Delta State.
The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has said political parties and candidates can resume political campaigns.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has accused the All Progressives Congress (APC) of planning to sack the Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Mahmood Yakubu.
Former President, Dr Goodluck Jonathan, on Monday tasked Nigerians to embrace peace and shun violence ahead of the rescheduled general elections.
Lagos State Commissioner of Economic Planning and Budget (MEPB), Mr. Olusegun Banjo has inaugurated the State Operations Cooperating Unit (SOCU), as part of efforts geared towards creating a Single Social Register that would lead to fund transfer to the poor and vulnerable segment of the society in the state.
Over 600 hoodlums have been prosecuted in Kano electoral-related crimes, Commissioner of Police Mohammed Wakil has stated.
Inter-Party Advisory Council (IPAC), an umbrella body of all registered political parties in Nigeria, Thursday, called on all Nigerians to support other stakeholders towards the success of the forthcoming elections in the country.
The National Leader of the All Progressives Congress and Co-Chair of the party’s Presidential Campaign Council, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, has reinforced the position of the party not to stop campaign ahead of Saturday’s Presidential and National Assembly elections as directed by the Independent National Electoral Commission.
The Coalition of United Political Parties, CUPP, Wednesday, alleged that the federal government was plotting to forge fake signature and resignation letter of the suspended Chief Justice of Nigeria, CJN, Justice Walter Onnoghen.
The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has alleged that the late called-off of the election boycott declared by its leader, Nnamdi Kanu, forced the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) and the Federal government to postpone the scheduled election.
The Vice President, Prof Yemi Osinbajo, has urged Nigerians to shun voting based on sentiments in Saturday’s presidential poll.