Home Topics Looting
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) says it is insensitive for two young people who protested against President Muhammadu Buhari in Kogi state to have been subjected to whipping.
Additional units of mobile police and other tactical squads have been deployed to Imo to shore up security in the wake of multiple attacks on a police command headquarters and prison in Owerri.
The Inspector-General of Police, IGP M.A Adamu, NPM, mni, has ordered the immediate deployment of additional units of Police Mobile Force (PMF) and other Police Tactical Squads to Imo State to strengthen security in the State and prevent further attacks on security formations or any other critical national infrastructure in the State.
Former Malaysian leader Najib Razak began an appeal Monday against his corruption conviction and 12-year jail term over the multibillion-dollar 1MDB scandal, which contributed to his government’s downfall in 2018.
With barely four days after armed bandits invaded the Joint Security TaskForce Camp in Allawa in Shiroro local government area of Niger state, killing five Soldiers and a Mobile Policeman, the entire Allawa community has been sacked by gunmen.
The Katsina State Police Command yesterday paraded a 43-year-old Islamic teacher, Muhammadu Abba, and 33 others for allegedly looting goods and other valuables worth thousands of naira at the Katsina Central Market which was ravaged by fire.
The Ethiopian Human Rights Commission said on Wednesday that Eritrean soldiers killed over 100 civilians in a November massacre in war-torn Tigray that may amount to crimes against humanity.
The United Niger Delta Energy Development Security Strategy, UNDEDSS, Wednesday faulted the Federal Government’s vote of $1.5bn (N700bn) for the rehabilitation of the Port Harcourt refinery, saying it is a ploy to loot the resources of the oil-rich Niger Delta area.
Zimbabwe's anti graft police last month recovered about 40 boxes of Covid-19 test kits worth thousands of dollars stolen from a public hospital in Bulawayo, the country's second city.
The Police in Ebonyi said it arrested six suspects over looting of property from crisis-ridden Ezza-Effium in Ohaukwu local government area of the state.
The Association of Ebonyi State Indigenes in the Diaspora (AESID) has condemned what it called “abandonment of Ezza natives in Okaleru, Ezza North Local Government Area of the state who have remained displaced from their ancestral homes since February 2020 due to the construction of a so-called Ebonyi International Cargo Airport.”
Authorities in Zamfara are holding negotiations for the release of 317 schoolgirls kidnapped by criminal gangs last week, sources familiar with the talks said Monday.
US Secretary of State Antony Blinken on Saturday called on the African Union and other international partners to help address a deepening crisis in Ethiopia's northern Tigray region as he condemned alleged atrocities in fighting there.
The expulsion of Tom Bowker by the Mozambican government is an unashamed attempt to silence the media and restrict the right to freedom of expression in that country, said the Southern African Editors Forum (SAEF).
Nigerian police beat and arrested demonstrators on Saturday as a small group protested over the reopening of the site where activists denouncing police brutality were shot last year in the commercial capital, Lagos, Reuters witnesses said.
Nigeria's government on Thursday warned against weekend protests in Lagos to demand justice for victims of a deadly shooting during demonstrations last year.
A criminal gang leader behind the kidnapping of hundreds of schoolchildren in northwest Katsina state in December has surrendered to authorities in an amnesty deal, officials said on Tuesday.
Life for civilians in Ethiopia’s embattled Tigray region has become “extremely alarming and continues to deteriorate rapidly” as hunger grows and fighting remains an obstacle to aid reaching millions of people, the United Nations has said.
As many as 20 000 refugees are missing after two camps in Ethiopia’s war-torn Tigray region were destroyed, the United Nations said.
Musa, 28, signed for the four-time Nigerian champions under the Elite Players Programme of the League Management Company, which encourages top Nigerian internationals to play for local clubs.
Eritrea told the United Nations Security Council on Friday that it has agreed to start withdrawing its troops from Ethiopia's Tigray region, acknowledging publicly for the first time the country's involvement in the conflict.
A Rwandan woman who was deported by the United States after serving a prison term for lying on her naturalisation application faces seven charges related to the 1994 genocide in Rwanda, authorities in Kigali said.
Governor Bello Matawalle of Zamfara, on Friday, visited the Gusau Central Market to assess the prices of foodstuff and other essential commodities.
Myanmar junta chief Min Aung Hlaing will attend an Association of Southeast Asian Nations summit in Indonesia on April 24, a Thai foreign ministry spokesman said on Saturday, for his first known foreign trip since he staged a Feb. 1 coup.
Pakistan on Friday blocked social media platforms amid fears that activists of a radical Islamist group might use the technology to stoke violent protests against last year’s depiction of the Prophet Muhammad in France.
The Ekiti State Council of Traditional Rulers on Friday called for the deployment of troops in the state following attacks and kidnap of royal fathers by gunmen.
The police in Ebonyi State, Nigeria’s South-east, have confirmed the killing of three of their operatives by gunmen in Abakaliki, the state capital.
The Governing Council of the Federal University of Technology, Owerri (FUTO), Imo State, has appointed Professor Nnenna Oti as the new Vice Chancellor to succeed the outgoing vice chancellor, Prof. Francis Eze.
Somalia’s President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed has signed a controversial law extending his mandate for another two years, despite threats of sanctions from the international community.