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The police in Lagos have charged 40 protesters arrested at the Lekki tollgate on Saturday to court, for breaching public peace.
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.
Opponents of Myanmar’s military coup sustained mass protests for an eighth straight day on Saturday as continuing arrests of junta critics added to anger over the detention of elected leader Aung San Suu Kyi.
The police authorities have deployed a large contingent of officials to the Lekki tollgate ahead of Saturday’s planned protests.
Myanmar’s military regime braced for a seventh straight day of street protests on Friday after Washington announced sanctions on leaders of the coup that ousted civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi.g
A 37-year-old man, Taiwo Oyegbade, who allegedly assaulted two police officers and forcefully ejected a tenant from his mother’s house, was on Thursday docked before a Badagry Magistrates’ Court.
Unknown gunmen yesterday attacked a mobile police checkpoint in Chanchanji village of Takum Local Government Area of Taraba State, killing a police officer.
The former governor of Zamfara, Sen. Ahmad Sani, on Wednesday, honoured the summon by the independent National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) panel.
The Nigeria Police said it will not appear for CSP Danjuma Ochejeh at the resumed sitting of the Independent Investigative Panel on allegations of Human Rights Violations by SARS and other units of the Nigerian Police (IIP-SARS) if it is proven that he did not act in his official capacity while allegedly carrying out unlawful arrests and detention of some members of Odekpe Community in Anambra state over a land dispute.
The Police Command in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) says it has no record of arrest or rescue of 115 young mothers from a “human milk factory’’ in the territory.
Following the cult clashes at Alakuko, Dalemo and Kola areas of Lagos State, the police said they had arrested 19 suspects and restored normalcy to the areas.
Former National Chairman of the People’s Democratic Party, PDP, Dr. Okwesilieze Nwodo, has said that giving the South-East geopolitical zone a chance to produce the president of Nigeria in 2023 would be “the master stroke to end marginalization and all grievances” in the zone.
Unidentified gunmen have killed a young man travelling on motorcycle around Ndele Community axis of the East-West road in Emohua Local Government Area of Rivers State.
The Adamawa State Commissioner of Police, Alhaji Aliyu Adamu, yesterday ordered policemen in the state to ensure the full enforcement of the ban on the movement of tricycles and motorcycles in Yola, the state capital, and its environs.
The Ebonyi Police Command says it will investigate and arrest those suspected to be behind the fire that destroyed herders’ houses in Oshibo community in Ebonyi Local Government Area.
The Commissioner of Police, Aliyu Garba, who confirmed the incident to journalists in Abakaliki on Wednesday said the accident involved a Toyota Hilux van belonging to the Police Command in the state.
The FCT Administration Ministerial Taskforce on Enforcement of COVID-19 Protocols has disrupted the promotion examination of the Nigeria Social Insurance Trust Fund (NSITF) staff over violation of the Health Protection Regulations 2021, signed into law last week by President Muhammadu Buhari.
Warders from the Agodi Correctional Centre in Ibadan, Oyo State, Wednesday told a magistrate that a new directive at the centre forbids the accommodation any inmate who could not show evidence of undergoing COVID-19 test
Critics are subjecting the Okoro-nu-Odu overhead bridge commissioned for use on Monday in Port Harcourt by Rivers Governor, Nyesom Wike, to scrutiny after the fall of a heavy duty truck that was trying to make a turn under it.
Gov Nyesom Wike of Rivers on Tuesday urged media practitioners to be more circumspect while reporting issues that could further polarise the country.
“I think it will be very premature and unrealistic to think that we are going to finish with this virus by the end of the year,” Michael Ryan, director of the WHO’s health emergencies programme, said at a briefing on Tuesday.
The Yoruba Ronu Leadership Forum yesterday raised the alarm that the ban on mining activities in Zamfara State by the national security council and the declaration of the state a no-fly zone area order are double-edged sword for peace.
UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has received two letters that conflict with each other concerning the position of Myanmar’s permanent representative to the United Nations, his spokesman said on Tuesday.
Founder and Leader of Christ Deliverance Ministries in Lagos, Prophet Ekong Ituen has called on Nigerians to be prayerful in other to overcome the present insecurity across the country.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Monday arraigned a former Director General of the Bureau of Public Enterprises (BPE), Benjamin Dikki, on N1billion gratification charges.
The Ooni of Ife, Adeyeye Ogunwusi, has unveiled a series of traditional medicines, made from local herbs, that boost the human’s immune system against infectious diseases, including the rampaging Coronavirus (COVID-19).
Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan warned of an attempted military coup against him on Thursday after the army demanded he and his government resign in a statement.
The Kano State Task Force on Counterfeit and Fake Drugs has intercepted suspected fake drugs worth one million naira at two different locations.