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The chairperson of the Plateau Chapter of the Nigerian Association of Women Journalist (NAWOJ), Jennifer Yarima, has observed that women and girls living in houses without toilet facilities are more at risk of being raped.
The Director-General, Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA), Dr Olufemi Oke-Osanyintolu, says hoodlums have vandalised pipeline at Aboru, Iyan-Ipaja, for fuel theft.
Four followers of Sat Guru Maharaj Ji, the founder of the One Love Family sect, were injured as suspected land grabbers invaded his community on the Lagos-Ibadan expressway.
The Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) Kogi chapter, has explained how hoodlums disrupted peaceful protests by staff of Federal Medical Centre, Lokoja, their safety in the hospital as a result of the ongoing global pandemic of COVID-19 in the state.
A suspected armed robber was, on Thursday morning, shot dead by a member of his gang, while trying to escape from the scene of their operation in Okitipupa in Okitipupa Local Government Area of the state.
Some hoodlums on Sunday evening reportedly attacked the supporters of Ondo State Governor, Rotimi Akeredolu, during a meeting in his hometown, Igboroko, the headquarters of Owo Local Government Area of the state.
A humanitarian group, Clans Club International (CCI), has called for a new legal and policy framework on rape to assist in addressing the upsurge of the cases in Nigeria.
The International Federation of Women Lawyers (FIDA) in Rivers on Monday said over 20 cases of rape and child defilement were recorded during and after the lockdown period in State.
Men of Rivers State Police Command and Special Protective Unit, SPU, Base 5, Benin-City, Edo State, have recovered missing firearms and rescued two persons kidnapped in May 23 pirates attack along Bakana, Degema waterways, Degema Local Government Area of Rivers.
The Special Anti Robbery Squad (SARS) of Nigeria Police, Abia State Command headed by Johnbull Obioguru at the weekend rescued two kidnap victims at Amauzo, Okpolu Umuobo Community near Aba, the commercial capital of Abia State.
The policemen have been confirmed dead during an ambush on them by a gang of daredevil armed robbers who ambushed them while escorting two “VIPs” at Orerokpe in Okpe local government area of Delta State.
Suspected hoodlums on Friday attacked policemen attached to Auchi Division in Edo and killed an officer enforcing the Coronavirus curfew imposed by the Federal Government.
Bayo Omoniyi, a lawyer representing the Kuje Amuwo Royal family of Amuwo Odofin has petitioned the Inspector General of Police (IGP) Ibrahim Mohammed, over killings in Festac and Amuwo Odofin areas of Lagos State.
Barely five days after some armless protesters in Sapele, Delta State, were shot by security personnel drafted in to check the protest, the Nigerian Police Force and the local Vigilante were still trading blame as to who fired the shot that has left five protesters lying critically ill at the hospital.
The United Arab Emirates authorities paid for the flight tickets and coronavirus testing for some Nigerians evacuated from the country on Wednesday, the head of the Nigeria in Diaspora Commission, Abike Dabiri-Erewa, has said .
The Peoples Democratic Party has demanded the prosecution of the suspended Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Ibrahim Magu, over alleged fraud.
He said: “I believe that a lot of people go into marriage without being prepared to make the necessary sacrifice, so at the slightest provocation, they are ready to opt out and that is not the way it’s supposed to be. It’s supposed to be a union for life. For better for worse.”
The Abuja Division of the Federal High Court, on Wednesday, declined a request by former governor of Imo State, Rochas Okorocha, for an interim injunction to stop the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, and panel of inquiry that was set up by the state government, from further investigating alleged financial infractions he committed while in office.
This was announced by the Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu, while speaking to State House Correspondents the weekly Federal Executive Council presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday.
Bruno Fernandes has helped to make Manchester United “watchable” again, says Dwight Yorke, with the Portugal international midfielder helping to raise the game of the Red Devils as a collective.
The factional Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ondo State, Mr Henry Olatuja, has urged the national leaders of the party to warn the Chairman of Nigerian Governors’ Forum, Dr Kayode Fayemi, to steer clear of the state’s politics.
A total of 11,000 youths are to be engaged in Gombe State for the Federal Government powered Extended Special Public Works Programme which is aimed at reducing the rate of unemployment in the state.
Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta says he is making efforts to keep Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang “happy” with clouds still hanging over his future.
Justice Taiwo Taiwo of the Federal High Court, Abuja, on Wednesday, fixed Oct. 20 for continuation of trial of the immediate-past Head of Service (HoS) of the Federation, Winifred Oyo-Ita.