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Edo State Commissioner of Police, Mr. Hakeem Odumosu, has disclosed that no fewer than 15,000 security operatives would be deployed to monitor Saturday’s national election in the State.
The Nigerian Prisons Service (NPS) says it has beefed up security in prison yards across Enugu State ahead of the forthcoming general elections.
China has hit back at claims by Turkey over its treatment of Uighur people, and denied reports a prominent poet and musician from the ethnic Muslim minority was tortured to death in prison.
Kaduna state governor, Malam Nasiru El-Rufai, has said electoral theft in the past induced widespread electoral violence in the state.
A 26-year-old barber, Muhammed Omele, who allegedly robbed a man of N800,000, while armed with gun, was on Friday remanded in Kirikiri Prisons by an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court in Lagos State.
Irked over non-arraignment of many prison inmates four years after their arrest, Justice Suleiman Dikko, Chief Judge (CJ) of Nasarawa State, has threatened to stop signing arrest warrants for the police.
Gov. Simon Lalong of Plateau has secured the release of 37 prisoners serving various jail terms at the Shendam Prisons.
Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has urged residents of Edo State and Nigerians in general, to spread love and support for one another to deepen unity in the country, noting that only the feeling of oneness will help Nigeria survive hard times.
The Kwara Sector Command of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) on Monday in Ilorin decorated 42 officers promoted to different ranks.
Mr. Olalekan Ojo (SAN), the defence counsel for Fred Ajudua, a former Lagos socialite, challenged a former Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Ishaya Bamaiyi (rtd), to provide proof of the source of the $8.4 million his client allegedly defrauded him of in 2004.
Lagos State Controller of Prison, Mr Tunde Ladipo, on Tuesday said that Nigeria prisons were no longer a punishment institution rather a reformative and correctional centre
At least nine persons including a police officer, have been reportedly killed by gunmen at different locations in three local government areas of Rivers State.
Former Governor of Plateau State and Senator representing Plateau North, Dr Jonah David Jang, has accused the All Progressives Congress (APC) of manipulating the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to enable them rig the rescheduled Presidential and National Assembly Elections.
The Labour Party governorship candidate in Kwara state, Issa Aremu, has said the postponement of the general elections by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), was accompanied with mixed feelings.
The Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, has ruled out political influence in the postponement of the Presidential and National Assembly elections earlier scheduled to hold on February 16 and March 2, 2019.
The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, Adams Oshiomhole, has condemned the postponement of the general elections by the Independent National Electoral Commission.
A new private radio station, ‘Our People’s FM’, allegedly owned by former Governor Ayo Fayose has been sealed off by the Ekiti State government.
Police authorities in Kano said over 15,000 policemen have been deployed for Saturday’s presidential election.
Junior foreign ministers from Britain and Russia met in Germany on Saturday in the highest-level contact between the two countries since an alleged nerve agent attack in Britain last March froze diplomatic relations.
President Muhammadu Buhari says he will probe the spending of the $16 billion Independent Power Project executed by the administration of former President Olusegun Obasanjo.
Former Secretary General of the Nigeria Football Federation, Chief Taiwo Ogunjobi, has passed on.