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The Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo-led committee set up by the National Economic Council (NEC) to look into the protracted killings by herdsmen, with a view to ending the menace, yesterday in Abuja said it could not guarantee an immediate end to the crisis because some of the perpetrators engage in the violence to make money.
A security dismissed Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) officer, identified as Girchi Danladi, has been arrested by personnel of the Nigeria Army for allegedly stealing 17 rams belonging to a senior Army officer at the Dukku Barracks, in Birnin-Kebbi, the state capital.
The Bauchi State Police Command has paraded 33 suspects for various crimes including kidnapping, armed robbery, murder, across the state during several raids.
A coalition of militant groups in Ondo State on Friday gave oil companies operating in the state three days to leave over non-enrollment of their members in the Federal Government Amnesty Programme.
The Delta State Police Command has confirmed that some Fulani herdsmen actually arrived Asaba by three flying boats through the River Niger, not with firearms, but cows.
Non-teaching staff of the University of Nigeria Nsukka, under the name, Joint Action Committee (JAC), has barricaded the institution’s main gate for alleged arrest of its chairman by the police.
Three persons suspected to be part an armed robbery gang that have been terrorising Ogijo and its environs, have been nabbed by men of the Ogun State police command.
The tension at Onicha-Olona community in Aniocha North Local Government Area of Delta State, occasioned by the killing of a farmer by Fulani herdsmen on Friday has been doused.
Kaduna State Police Command said it had since swung into action as it had deployed its anti-kidnap unit to rescue four foreign nationals abducted on Kwoi-Jere road in Kagarko local government area of Kaduna State on Wednesday.
Two suspected members of a three-man robbery gang were, yesterday, killed by a combined team of soldiers and policemen drafted from the Ughelli ‘A’ Division, during a failed robbery operation at Daniel Umukoro Street, Ughelli North Local Government Area of Delta State.
The Police Command in Enugu State says it has arrested an armed robbery suspect and a cult member identified as Edwin Egwuatu of Uwenuakpa-Adani community in Uzo-Uwani Local Government Area of the state.
Traditional rulers in Ikeduru Local Government Area in Imo have expressed their willingness to abolish the Osu caste system in their communities if there is a law to that effect.
The Nigerian Telecommunications Commission (NCC) has licensed six infrastructure companies(infraco) for the deployment of broadband fiber across the 774 Local Government Areas of the country.
Arsenal coach Unai Emery has said he has no issue with having to play on the Monday night of a European week because televising matches "is important."
Mauricio Pochettino has said the decision to hold a Brexit referendum was an abdication of responsibility and compared it to an impending car crash.
President Muhammadu Buhari, on Thursday, in Abuja, assured the government of Saudi Arabia of stronger bilateral relations, even as he hails them for creating a more enabling environment for pilgrims who visited in 2018.
The people of Orhionmwon/Uhunmwonde federal constituency, on Monday, vowed to resist an attempt by some leaders of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to superimpose candidates on them in the just concluded primaries.
Ex Niger Delta militants and graduands of Benson Idahosa University, Benin, on the Federal Government’s Amnesty Program on Friday protested alleged segregation, neglect and inhuman treatment meted on them by the amnesty office in Abuja.
Taiwan has invited the Pope to visit the self-ruled island, just weeks after China and the Vatican reached a landmark agreement on the appointment of bishops on the mainland.
The Ondo APC Mandate Group has asked the leadership of the All Progressives Congress (APC) to wade into the alleged bribery scandal involving a chieftain of the party in Ondo State.
The Nigerian Governors Forum (NGF) says it is not against the upward review of the minimum wage.