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Barely one week after a helicopter landed in the Benin – Ore Expressway, the company that operated the flight: Tropical Arctic Logistics Limited (TAL) said the chopper embarked on medical evacuation for medical services to save a life.
Yoruba leaders on Tuesday renewed their call for true federalism as the recipe for peace and progress in Nigeria.
The Police on Tuesday announced the deployment of personnel and trained dogs to complement existing security apparatus at railway stations across the country.
Detectives from the Defence Headquarters, (DHQ) Abuja, and the Department of State Services (DSS) have arrested 14 suspects in connection with the murder of the former Chief of Defence Staff, Air Chief Marshal Alex Badeh.
The Nigerian Police said today that a man who had posed as an assistant commissioner of police is now facing trial in the law court.
A Lagos High Court in Igbosere on Tuesday heard that some of the biological material found on the night wears of a murdered Nigerian woman and her child, matched that of a Dane, Peter Nielsen.
The leadership of the Abia State Command of the Nigerian Police on Monday declared one sergeant Collins Akpugo under its command wanted over his involvement in the killing of one Chibuike Onuoha.
Nigerian Security Operatives and their Nigerien counterparts deliberate modalities to further enhance and promote joint military/security inter border relations among the security agencies of both countries.
People of Okpalaegwu kindred of Amawa Ogbunike, Oyi local government area of Anambra State have raised alarm over alleged attempt by the police to shield suspected mastermind of the kidnap of their son, Emeka Okoye from facing the law.
The Nigerian Police Force, the power sector and the Judiciary have been ranked the three most corrupt institutions in Nigeria in a recent survey conducted by the Socio-Economic and Accountability Project (SERAP), across seven states of the Federation and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja, on the prevalence of corruption in Nigeria.
The Presidency has listed the various measures and initiatives so far taken to address the spate of crime and criminality across the country, assuring that the “evildoers will be beaten, and badly, too.’’
The National Human Rights Commission says it has summoned the Chairman of the Abuja Environmental Protection Board to appear before it on Monday in relation to alleged raids of nightclubs and relaxation centres in the Federal Capital Territory.
The Nigeria Medical Association (NMA), says the country’s health sector is heading for catastrophe except the federal government urgently halts the current rate of emigration of medical and dental practitioners.
The National Institute for Policy and Strategic Studies (NIPPS) Kuru, has reaffirmed its commitment to engage political parties meaningfully to promote tolerance.
A man suspected to be the killer of the father of a former Super Eagles player has been arrested in an Anambra town, almost five years after he escaped from the police.
With the wave of banditry in Zamfara, Kaduna and Katsina states not showing immediate signs of abating, Ijaw leader Chief Edwin Clarke and the Ohanaeze Ndigbo Youth Worldwide have told the federal government that the only way out is the declaration of a state of emergency in the affected states.
The Lagos State Emergency Management Agency has said that a three storey-building at Iju area of the state has collapsed.
A non-governmental organisation, Prisoners’ Rehabilitation and Welfare Action (PRAWA) in collaboration with Open Society Initiative of West Africa (OSIWA) has advocated for the decriminalization and declassification of petty offences from Nigeria’s justice system with a view to curbing the problem of prisons congestion in the country.
The General Officer Commanding, 8 Division, Major General Hakeem Otiki, has said the recently launched Operation Habin Kunama III has successfully neutralised several bandits in the zone.
The former governor of Imo State and Senator representing Imo West, Rochas Okorocha, has given the Imo state government, a seven-day ultimatum to substantiate the allegation that his wife and family members made away with 57 vehicles another property belonging to the state.
Ecstatic fans at the National Stadium, Surulere have congratulated the qualifications of Nigeria’s Super Eagles for the round of 16 at the ongoing African Cup of Nations in Egypt.
Seven Chadian soldiers and a local guard were killed in a Boko Haram jihadist ambush in Lake Chad, the latest in a surge of attacks in the region, security sources said on Sunday.
Benin’s former president Thomas Boni Yayi was in Togo Sunday having left effective house arrest in his homeland for health reasons, his representatives said, as political crisis grips the nation following controversial April polls.
A Nigerian, yet-to-be-identified, has died in a Japanese immigration detention centre, an official said on Thursday, bringing to an end a hunger strike an activist group said was intended to protest against his being held for more than three years.
Super Eagles captain John Mikel Obi has heaped plaudits on Burundi players for their battling display in Saturday’s Group B clash at the Alexandria Stadium.
The Chief of the Army Staff, Lt Gen Tukur Buratai, has said that the army would do “all that is necessary to fish out any bad eggs” whose willingness to remain in the service has waned.