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The UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has said that more than 348,000 children out of 1.2 million people, need humanitarian assistance in Libya, due to the impact of the prolonged armed conflict, political and economic crises and the COVID-19 pandemic.
Eight Members of Diobu Vigilante in Port Harcourt City Local Government Area of the state, have been arrested by Rivers State Police Command for sexually abusing a 21-year-old lady, illegal detention and torture.
Despite the proscription order, top members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN) on Friday allied with the decision of daughter of their detained leader, Ibraheem El-Zakzaky that protest will continue until her parents are released.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Tuesday warned Nigerians not to grant a second tenure to President Muhammadu Buhari as doing so is an invitation to totalitarianism.
Political parties will kick off campaign nationwide tomorrow for all elective positions in line with the time table of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) for the 2019 elections.
The Kano State Police command said it received no fewer than 35 public complaints, while 66 defaulters were arrested and investigated from October 2017 till date.
The police in Kano have arrested 23 of its officials for alleged extortion, illegal road block, illegal detention and other offences.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has attributed the spate of violence in the country to inflammatory and anti-democratic comments by President Muhammadu Buhari.
The Department of State Services (DSS) on Wednesday arraigned the leader of a vigilance group, Emeke Agbabere, in a Chief Magistrates’ Court in Port Harcourt for allegedly kidnapping a banker.
“I’ve heard lots of it has happened, it has happened, there is nothing you can do to bring her back, you are a strong girl… I just cannot process these lines, mummy, you are not gone; it is not possible.”
Ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying made the comment in response to a question about U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s decision this month to lift restrictions on contacts between U.S. officials and their Taiwanese counterparts.
Britain is worried about the safety of Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny after he was detained on return to Moscow, British Vaccine Deployment Minister Nadhim Zahawi said on Monday.
According to him, during the inward clearance of the flight, the vigilant officers of the Command became suspicious upon noticing that the two brief cases were abandoned on the conveyor belt without any of the passengers claiming them.
The Nigerian Governors Forum on Monday said it will meet on Wednesday to chart a way out of the second wave of the pandemic as schools reopen across the country.
“Everyone is looking to become champions – right now, they have qualified for the main competition in Morocco. So, they should forget about the last result against Ivory Coast but they should do their best.”
The IGP stressed that the Force will be unrelenting in the fight against all forms of crimes especially kidnapping, armed robbery, banditry, cultism, cybercrime, Sexual/Gender-Based Violence (SGBV), amongst others in the country in the year 2021.
There was a major shakeup at the Police High Command yesterday, as nine Commissioners of Police were posted to State Commands, while 12 others were redeployed to other Police formations across the country.
National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS), has kicked against the decision of the Federal Government to shift the resumption date for schools.
Unidentified gunmen killed two female judges from Afghanistan’s Supreme Court on Sunday morning, police said, adding to a wave of assassinations in Kabul and other cities while government and Taliban representatives have been holding peace talks in Qatar.