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Six people have died along the Kaduna–Birnin Gwari road, while six others sustained injuries when bandits opened fire on a commercial vehicle plying the road.
Disturbed by the frequent trans-border banditry and other criminal activities, communities along Nigeria-Cameroon border have set up patrol teams to checkmate criminality in the area.
The Corps Marshal, Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Dr Boboye Oyeyemi, says the Corps will embark on aggressive enforcement of traffic regulations in 2021 and beyond.
Oyo State Police Command on Monday said it has arrested no fewer than five suspects in connection with the attacks on some residents of Ibadan, the state capital on Sunday.
The Ogun Area 1 command of the Nigeria Customs Service, said it has seized contraband goods worth over N397,076,991 in the third quarter of year 2020.
Ahead of Tuesday’s emergency National Executive Council meeting, Police patrol teams have been sighted around the National Headquarters of the All Progressives Congress on Blantyre Street, Wuse II, Abuja, on Thursday.
Police in Anambra State have declared Barrister Ifeanyi Ejiofor, lawyer to the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu wanted.
The Inspector General of Police, IGP, Ibrahim Idris, on Friday ordered tight security nationwide.
The Police Thursday paraded 16 suspect for their involvement in kidnapping, armed robbery and car snatching.
The Zamfara State government has relaxed the dusk to dawn curfew imposed on Jangebe town and other nearby communities.
No fewer than 30 persons were abducted in the early hours of yesterday by bandits, who invaded Jangaru village in Rafi Local Government Area of Niger State.
He also said it was not too much for Nigerians to ask the Federal Government to secure lives and property, noting that government at all levels must provide the enabling environment for citizens to thrive.
Nigeria’s trade with other countries worsened in 2020, resulting in a trade deficit of N7.37 trillion for the year, following sharp declines in exports of crude oil, solid minerals and manufactured goods.
President Muhammadu Buhari says with females forming about half of the country’s population, any “government which neglects such a crucial component of its demographic asset stands the risk of stunted growth and likely failure”.
The six Southwest states have resolved to evolve better strategies to manage boundary disputes in the region.
Victor Moses considers Neil Warnock and Roberto Martinez to be better managers than Jose Mourinho, with the Nigerian leaving a Portuguese tactician he has previously worked with at Chelsea off his list of top coaches.
Gov. Oluwarotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State says he will give more dividends of democracy to the people of the state during his second term in office.
The deal was witnessed by the Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Mr. Timipre Sylva, Group Managing Director of Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Mallam Mele Kyari; Governor of Akwa Ibom, Mr. Udom Emmanuel; his Jigawa counterpart, Badaru Abubakar and Managing Director of Nigeria Sovereign Investment Authority (NSIA), Mr. Uche Orji.
Following the threat by some Northern Groups to end the supply of food items to the South, the Association of South East Town Union has said the people of the region are capable of feeding themselves.