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The Police Command in Jigawa has arrested three kidnap suspects in Hadejia Local Government Area of the state, the command spokesperson, ASP Lawan Shiisu, has said.
The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), says it is targeting about 30,000 rural dwellers in five communities across Nasarawa State for its Health Initiative for Rural Dwellers (HIRD) programme.
Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, said that his administration has fearlessly tackled insecurity headlong in the State and created an enabling climate for smooth delivery of quality development projects.
The police in Jigawa State have arrested a shopkeeper, Ibrahim Haruna, for allegedly raping a six-year old girl in Hadejia Local Government Area of the state.
Soldiers fighting the counterterrorism war in the northeast have arrested an errand boy and logistics supplier to a notorious Islamic State of West African Province (ISWAP) logistics commander, Modu Sulum, recently killed by soldiers.
Ogun State Commissioner of Police, Abdulmajid Ali, has demanded the presence of the Otesile family over their alleged illegal takeover of a 16-acre parcel of farmland in Majo village in the Obefemi Owode Local Government area of the state.
The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Kwara Command, says it has discovered a seven-year old boy –Usman Abubakar– whose right hand has been cut off by yet to be identified person.
Enugu State Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi, yesterday said the relative peace being enjoyed in the state was as a result of the support of all the stakeholders and people of the state, “who agreed that peace should reign.”
Nzoka specially called on the residents of Wuro Sembe Community in Jalingo Local Government Area to take advantage of the opportunity to access free and quality health services provided by the NYSC health professionals during the four-day programme.
The Police Command in Ebonyi on Monday, paraded 60 suspects including a teenager over alleged attacks on its personnel and public facilities, among other offences.
The Ondo State Police Command has arrested one Emmanuel Joseph aged 35 who allegedly raped an 80-year old woman in Ondo state.
The Niger State government on Monday unleashed over 1,000 personnel from combined security agencies to combat insecurity and ensure the release of the 136 abducted students of the Salihu Tanko Islamiyya School in Tegina, Rafi Local Government Area of the state.
Osun state government says it has set aside 1000 hectares of land for farming to boost food sufficiency and make the state the food basket of South-West zone.
A chieftain of All Progressives Congress, APC, and a Senatorial aspirant during the 2019 election under the People’s Democratic party, PDP, Chief Chris Agara, has said the mass defections to APC is to enable the party take over Cross River completely in 2023.
The chairman/chief executive officer of National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, Gen Buba Marwa (retd), has said at least about 10.6 millions Nigerians are addicted to cannabis consumption saying the trend of drug abuse in the country was highly worrisome.
The Executive Secretary, Nigeria Christian Pilgrims Commission (NCPC) and Chairman, Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), in Northern Nigeria, Rev Yakubu Pam, has urged villagers to collaborate with government and security agencies to combats brutal attacks by bandits in rural communities in the country.
Fourteen armed bandits were reportedly gunned down in the early hours of Sunday during a gunfight with the police in Katsina-Ala, Benue State.
Operatives of the Kaduna Police Command have arrested a suspected bandit around Kudaru forest in Saminaka, Lere Local Government Area of Kaduna State and intercepted a Volkswagen vehicle and AK47 rifle.
There was outrage on Saturday in Abeokuta, Ogun State, as aggrieved members of the All Progressives Congress (APC), protested against the choice of Mr Adeshina Ogunshola as Chairmanship candidate for the Obafemi-Owode Local Government Area in the July 24 council polls.
Three suspected armed robbers on Saturday were involved a ghastly motor accident at Ode-Remo, Ogun State, while escaping with a car they allegedly snatched at gunpoint.
A group of Russians detained by the police in a part of northern Chad where the army has been battling a rebel invasion from Libya said on Wednesday that they were tourists who had come to sightsee in the Sahara Desert.
President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has said that the upper chamber will publish the names of government agencies that have refused to appear before the Public Accounts Committee to defend the interrogations of the Auditor-General for the Federation in the 2015 report.
Gov. Seyi Makinde of Oyo State has urged local government chairmen in the state to upscale intelligence gathering in their respective council areas.
Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr was present at the first training session of selected Nigeria Professional Football League players in Abuja on Wednesday.
Zambia's founding president Kenneth Kaunda will be buried on 7 July, three weeks after he died aged 97, the presidency announced on Monday.
Napoli defender Kalidou Koulibaly celebrated his 30th birthday by donating two ambulances, thousands of masks and other medical equipment to Senegal.
The Comptroller-General (CG) of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), retired Col. Hameed Ibrahim Ali, has commended the Comptroller of the Apapa Area Command, Comptroller Mallanta Ibrahim Yussuf, over the seizure of 1, 427 cartons of unregistered pharmaceutical products shipped into the country in a container
Peter Gulacsi is ready to wreck Germany’s dreams of reaching the last 16 of Euro 2020 and cement his reputation as one of Europe’s best goalkeepers, but off the pitch the Hungary shot-stopper is a strong believer in human rights.
The chairman of the commission, Abdulrasheed Bawa, said this Thursday as part of the weekly briefing by Heads of MDAs to give an update on their performance in office. He addressed State House reporters in Abuja.