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Move towards recruiting 40,000 Community Policing Officers, CPOs that will assist the Police in their duties, have begun, as the Lagos State Police Command has set up a screening committee comprising Local Government chairmen, traditional rulers and members of the Police Community Relations Committee, PCRC.
A Wuse Zone 6 Chief Magistrates’ Court, Abuja, on Tuesday sentenced 20-year-old Stanley Sunday and his girlfriend, Onyinyechi Ikechukwu, to 20-day imprisonment for selling their two-month-old son for N300,000.
Leaders and elders of Uzere community in Isoko South Local Government Area of Delta State have reportedly fled the community as angry youths unleash attacks on them.
A 33-year-old trader, Idris Abdurahamam, on Monday appeared in an armo Grade 1 Area Court in Abuja for allegedly receiving two stolen industrial air conditioners valued N1.2m.
The Federal Government will rake in N16 billion in the next 10 years from an estimated rise in the sales of train service through automated ticketing platform, the Infrastructure Concession Regulatory Commission (ICRC) has revealed.
The Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) has commenced series of intensive technical training for staff who are integral part of Abuja Rail Mass Transit (ARMT) operations team.
Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Abuja Zonal Office on Saturday, April 6, 2019 arrested five suspected train ticket racketeers.
Nigerian Railway Corporation on Friday said that over 4,000 passengers travelled out of the Federal Capital Territory in the last two days by train.
The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has said that the Abuja-Kaduna standard gauge train service is “safe, pleasant, predictable and timely”.
Ugwuanyi said the Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA), had been running free services since the inauguration of the metro line by President Muhammadu Buhari in July.
The Abuja Rail Mass Transit on Monday commenced commercial train services on the Airport-Idu-Central Area metro line, Mr Okey Ugwuanyi, Airport Station Manager, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN).
Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) has urged monarchs in the state to ban youths from illegal collection of levies from contractors.
President Muhammadu Buhari will commission the completed Lots 1A and 3 of the Abuja Light Rail project on Thursday, the FCTA announced Monday.
The former spokesperson for the Peoples Democratic Party, Olisa Metuh, will appeal his conviction and sentencing handed by the Federal High Court in Abuja Tuesday, his lawyer said.
The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) has directed the Distribution Companies (DisCos) to ensure that electricity consumers are metered by April 30.
The campaign against sexual harassment and abuse in Ekiti has claimed its first casualties as three teachers of two secondary schools were arrested by the officers of the Ekiti State Police Command on Tuesday.
Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Mr. Sunday Dare, has applauded Elizabeth Anyanacho, who is the first Nigerian female to qualify for Taekwondo in 16 years and second female ever Taekwondo Olympian for the country as well as table tennis player, Cicilia Edem Effiong.
A 37 years old woman identified as Hauwa Ali has been apprehended by the Hisbah Corps (Shariah police) for marrying to two husbands in Kumbotso local government area of Kano State.
La Liga has named the referee to be in charge of the match between Real Madrid and Barcelona as they head to the reverse fixture of the tie at Santiago Bernabeu on Sunday.
Italy was on Tuesday due to host a summit of health ministers from neighbouring countries to discuss a co-ordinated response to the coronavirus outbreak in northern Italy.
The forward was on parade for an hour before being replaced by Brazilian forward Bernard in a game that saw his former side come back from a goal down to nick all the three points.
RB Leipzig striker Timo Werner believes Liverpool are the "best team in the world" and says he is "very proud" to have been linked with a move to the Premier League leaders.
Orji Okwonkwo scored the first goal of the Thierry Henry era after Montreal Impact played to a 2-2 draw with Deportivo Saprissa in the Concacaf Champions League Round of 16 on Wednesday.