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A relentless police crackdown on students residing in hostels at Umuoma, Umuerim and Umuokomochi communities, near Owerri, is forcing students to flee their hostels, newsmen report.
Lagos High Court, sitting at Ikeja, has sentenced two policemen, Corporals Moses Pour and Ogunremi Kehinde, and Chief Security Officer of Topflyer, Mr Igoh Emmanuel, to various imprisonment terms for conspiracy and the unlawful killing of 33-year-old Murisiki Abiola Abdullahi.
Some gunmen have attacked a senior magistrate, Mr Adamu Kuvo, who was abducted in his house in the Agwada, Kokona Local Government Area of Nasarawa State, on May 6.
The Rivers State Commander of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS), Akin Fakorede, an Assistant Commissioner of Police (ACP), has maintained that policemen did not kill an agent of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Dr. Ferry Gberegbe, during the March 9 governorship and House of Assembly elections in the state as alleged.
The Police Community Relations Committee (PCRC) in Nigeria on Wednesday warned against the establishment of state police as panacea for the rising spate of insecurity and banditry in the country.
The `Living Perfect Master’, Satguru Maharaj Ji, has urged the National Assembly to enact a law establishing state police to curb spate of killings in the country.
The Presidency has warned policemen found guilty of rape and other infringements of human rights will be punished.
Two policemen and two paramilitary officers attached to the Lagos State Task Force were at the weekend injured by Commercial motorcycle operators ( Okada) during enforcement duty on restricted routes in Lagos
About four persons have been reportedly killed as suspected herdsmen and farmers clashed in Iwoye area of Imeko-Afon Local Government Area of Ogun State.
A senior traditional title holder in Daura Emirate Council in Katsina State, Alhaji Musa Umar Uba, was abducted by four gunmen who stormed his residence in the ancient city last night.
Mr Ene Okon, the Commissioner of Police in Abia, said the Inspector-General of Police, Mr Mohammed Adamu, has deployed his Special Technical Squad to assist the Abia command in the fight against kidnapping.
The Police at Ajah Division, Ajah area of the Lagos State Police Command, Lagos, have arrested a 20-year old dry cleaner, Promise David, for allegedly breaking into an apartment at Thomas Estate, Ajah to steal some electronics and Plasma televisions valued at N1,482,500 belonging to Mrs Ifeoma Lokomari.
The Inspector General of Police, Ag. IGP Mohammed Adamu, has ordered the immediate arrest and prosecution of all persons involved in the gruesome attack on four Police officers in Cross River State.
An Enugu East Magistrates Court presided by Magistrate A. N. Chioke has remanded 140 members of the proscribed Indigenous Peoples of Biafra (IPOB) over an alleged treason.
Part of recovered looted funds of late Head of state, Gen. Sani Abacha, was expended on various empowerment initiatives of the government, Senior Special Adviser to the President on Social Investments, Maryam Uwais, disclosed in on Thursday
President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated Prime Minister Narendra Modi of India and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on their election victory.
Justice A. B. Aliyu of the Federal High Court in Minna, Niger State on Thursday revoked the bail granted to the former Niger State Governor Babangida Aliyu and the former state governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Umar Gado Nasko.
The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has revealed that the third phase of its ongoing recruitment exercise will involve a computer-based test, which comes up on June 1.
The Lagos State Government says it has uncovered plot by a non-governmental organisation (NGO) by administering harmful vaccines to children to disrupt the ongoing Polio vaccination in the state.
A 49-year-old hotel supervisor, Dotun Akingbade, on Monday appeared before an Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court for alleged theft of N154,000 belonging to his employer.
The Appeal Court sitting in Calabar, Cross River State, has affirmed the decision of a High Court that sentenced a former employee of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, Godwin Elewana, to death by hanging for murder.
MTN Nigeria Communications Limited has paid a total of N235bn out of the N330bn fine imposed on the mobile telecommunications operator in August 2015 by industry regulatory agency, the Nigerian Communications Commission.
Former Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo has been named the Serie A Most Valuable Player after his first stint with Juventus.