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Cesare Battisti, an Italian sought by Rome for four murders attributed to a far-left group in the 1970s, was arrested in Bolivia and will be extradited to Brazil and then likely to Italy, a senior aide to Brazil’s new president said Sunday.
The Kwara State Government says the Minister for Information and Culture Alhaji Lai Mohammed’s recent pronouncements on governance in Kwara State are at variance with the reality on the ground.
The President of the Senate, Dr. Bukola Saraki, yesterday raised the alarm that the Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, is allegedly after his life and that of his family, saying Idris should be held responsible if anything happened to him or his family.
The Lagos police command has declared wanted Mustapha Adekunle aka Seigo, chieftain of the National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW), over the disruption of an All Progressives Congress (APC) rally.
Femi Falana, human rights lawyer, has advised Dino Melaye, lawmaker representing Kogi west senatorial district, to submit himself for arrest without any delay.
Security has been beefed up in Saki town, Saki West Local Government Area of Oyo State ahead of the visit of Vice President Yemi Osinbajo to the town.
The Police authorities have vowed not to leave Senator Dino Melaye’s residence until they arrest him.
The Ondo State Police Command has arrested no fewer than 21 hoodlums allegedly involved in kidnapping, cultism, and robbery in the state.
A woman, Mrs Nkiru Peter, residing on Odinaka Street, Afromedia, Ajangbadi in Lagos State, has lost her pregnancy after one of her neighbours’ sons ThankGod, allegedly gave her a headbutt during an argument.
Police fired tear gas at protesters in Sudan's capital on Monday ahead of a planned march on President Omar al-Bashir's palace calling on him to "step down" following deadly anti-government protests.
Riot police were deployed in key squares of Sudan's capital Khartoum on Monday as protesters planned to march on President Omar al-Bashir's palace calling for him to "step down" following deadly anti-government protests.
The Lagos State Police Command has dismissed three policemen found guilty of extorting money from a Nigerian who recently returned to the country from Togo, Ifunanya Theodore.
The PDP Presidential Campaign Organisation (PPCO) has described the All Progressives Congress (APC) Presidential Campaign flag-off in Uyo, Akwa-Ibom State, on Friday as a mockery of President Muhammadu Buhari, adding that the cold response by the crowd showed how much Nigerians now begrudge him over his failures in governance.
The Chief Magistrate District Court II in Abuja has suspended the warrant of arrest issued previously to the Special Presidential Investigative Panel (SPIP) headed by Chief Okoi Obono-Obla against five top officials of Nigeria Football Federation (NFF).
Eighteen people died after a bus overturned in western Ethiopia on Wednesday, leaving scores of others with serious injuries, police said.
The meeting of the Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF) expected to discuss the issue of a new national minimum wage for Nigerian workers failed to hold on Wednesday due to lack of quorum.
North Korea’s top envoy involved in talks with the United States arrived in Beijing on Thursday and is thought to be en route to Washington, South Korean news agency, Yonhap reported.
Dr Chikwe Ihekweazu, Chief Executive Officer, Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), said that the Federal Government would intensify efforts to control Lassa Fever in the country.
Super Eagles forward Samuel Kalu scored his third goal in five games to help the Girondins return to winning ways at the Stade Raymond Kopa. Kalu was on target to help Bordeaux claimed their second French Ligue 1 away win of the season with a 2-1 victory over Angers on Tuesday.
The General Officer Commanding (GOC) 82 Division, Nigerian Army, Maj.-Gen. Abubakar Maikobi, has urged troops of operation Egwu Eke III to respect human rights and foster peaceful co-existence.
The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Lagos State University branch, has accused the management of the institution of planning to disrupt its congress scheduled to hold this morning.
The Edo State chapter of the Joint Campus Committee (JCC) of the National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) has cautioned politicians against politicising the association and using it for their selfish interests.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says 428,446 Permanent Voter Cards (PVCs) have yet to be collected in Osun, ahead of the general elections.