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The Police Command in Adamawa State has arrested a total of 319 people suspected to have been robbing, kidnapping, being involved in homicidal acts or raping people around the state in the last five months.
Men of the Lagos State police command have rescued a corps member, Faith Onyiwara, who was kidnapped around Ilamija, in the Epe area of Lagos State.
President Muhammadu Buhari says he has not given any date for the reopening of Nigeria’s land borders.
The Commander, Intelligence Response Team, DCP Abba Kyari, has called for the deployment of intelligence and acquisition of sophisticated technology to tackle kidnappers that took actions to escape arrest.
Alhaji Ahmadu Dahiru, Chairman, Transition Administration, Mubi South Local Government of Adamawa, on Saturday said suspected kidnappers had killed two police men and abducted seven people in the area.
Three Chinese citizens involved in expatriate mining business in Osun have been abducted at Itagunmodi, Atakumosa West local government area of the state late evening on Monday.
“We are now in confusion because those abducted were four males and two women. Among the women was a nursing mother known in this community as Matar Ghali. They took her away while the husband Ghali escaped. Gambo and Bukar are among those abducted. These are all poor people and so far we have identified six people that were abducted,” he said.
The Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi II, has chided his subjects, saying their negligence has largely been responsible for the abduction of children from the state.
The Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha, the Chairman, Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption, Prof. Itse Sagay (SAN), and others on Tuesday said corruption had not ended despite the President Muhammadu Buhari administration’s efforts to stamp out the scourge.
The price of Bonny Light, Nigeria’s premium oil grade, has risen from $63.00 to $65.47 per barrel as the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries, OPEC, cuts output by 500,000 barrels per day, bpd.
A Federal High Court sitting in Owerri, the Imo State capital has ordered the final forfeiture of a multi-million-naira hospital facility allegedly belonging to the House of Representatives member representing Ideato North and South Federal constituency, Pascal Obi.
The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has called for the arrest and subsequent trial of operatives of the Department of State Services (DSS) and other security officials involved in the invasion of the Federal High Court in Abuja.
The highest court in the U.S. blocked plans to bring back the death penalty on a federal level on Friday, days before a planned execution.
A woman in northern India who was on her way to a court hearing of a rape case she had filed months ago was set on fire Thursday morning by five men.
An official on Monday confirmed that the U.S. has resumed its aid to the Lebanese military worth some 105 million dollars.
Juventus defender Matthijs de Ligt has been named as the winner of the 2019 Kopa Trophy at this year's Ballon d'Or ceremony.
Super Eagles defender Leon Balogun believes tackling racism in football is a collective responsibility and that more punishments are needed to curb the menace.
Napoli centre-back Kalidou Koulibaly is doubtful for their Serie A fixture against Udinese on Saturday, owing to a shoulder injury.
Manchester United goalkeeper David de Gea Quintana has suggested the Premier League side may be lacking quality in some areas.