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The governor of Bayelsa, Douye Diri, has ordered an investigation into the circumstances surrounding the death of a youth on Thursday, in Ovom community, Yenagoa Local Government Area (LGA), of the state.
Police killed two suspected bandits on Wednesday in Saminaka town, Lere Local Government Area of Kaduna State and recovered five AK-47 rifles from them.
In a bid to rid the oil-producing communities of the activities of vandals, the Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria (IPMAN) Delta State yesterday destroyed over 20, 000 litres of petroleum products in Omadinor and Obodo communities, both in Warrri South local government areas of the state.
The Osun Police Command has said that the killing of six persons by unknown gunmen at a farming settlement on Sunday in Wasinmi village in Irewole Local Government Area of Osun was not connected to herders-farmers crisis.
The Kwara Government has fixed March 15 as date for commencement of the interview for the 9,991 applicants who met the cutoff for the ongoing SUBEB/TESCOM teaching jobs
Troops in Kaduna State have killed Rufai Maikaji, a deadly bandit who commanded over a hundred fighters that terrorized communities in the state.
The ‘’no fly zone’’ order given by President Muhammadu Buhari over Zamfara State on Tuesday appears to have impacted positively on banditry in Birnin-Gwari Local Government Area of Kaduna State yesterday, as bandits ran helter-skelter, abandoning their motorcycles on sighting military fighter jets in the area, and fleeing.
Operatives of the Ondo State Security Network, codenamed Amotekun Corps, have arrested four suspects over the Thursday’s killing of two officers of the outfit and burning of its operational vehicle and motorcycles at Ago Sanusi in Owo Local Government Area of the state.
A total of 225 officers (Lieutenants) of the Nigerian Army are participating for the 2021 Lieutenant to Captain Practical Promotion Examinations under strict compliance with COVID-19 protocols which is holding in Asaba, the Delta State capital.
Abimbola said, the suspects were arrested following a distress call received at Obada Oko Divisional headquarters from the Baale of the village that the land grabbers who came from different areas of Ifo, Atan, Gasline and Sango Ota have invaded the village and violently attacking the people, extorting money from those working on their sites.
A team of local vigilante operatives have repelled an attack by gun-wielding gunmen who attacked their communities in Esan south-east local government area of Edo State.
An early morning gun duel between members of a vigilante and armed herdsmen in Esan South East Local Government Area of Edo State yesterday claimed the life of one of the herdsmen.
A middle-aged man was crushed to death in Bolade, Oshodi area of Lagos, yesterday, during a stampede caused by commercial bus drivers, who were trying to evade arrest by policemen attached to the Task Force on Environmental Sanitation and Special Offences Unit.
A statement by the command spokesman, DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi said the three men; Samuel Sunday, a 20 years old resident of Fagba in Lagos State, Adeleke Mustapha; a 22years old resident of Ajala area of Lagos State and Joel Rotimi, a 19 years old resident of Taju Bello street Agbado, Ogun state were arrested on Thursday, 14 January 2021.
Segun Owolabi, the Business Manager, South-South of Silverbird Radio and Television in Port Harcourt, the Rivers State capital escaped attempt by some yet to be identified gunmen on Monday evening.
The ‘Big Six’ clubs – Manchester United, Liverpool, Chelsea, Manchester City, Arsenal and Tottenham – withdrew from the breakaway European competition on Tuesday after a severe backlash from supporters.
Thousands of people gathered at the main square in Chad's capital N'Djamena on Friday to pay their respects to the late President Idriss Deby, who was killed while leading his troops against a rebel offensive on Monday.
A popular businessman was on Wednesday kidnapped by gunmen who attacked him and his aides in Oke-Onigbin, Isin Local Government Area of Kwara State.
The Kano State Government has released water from the Watari dam, to allow for continuation of irrigation activities within Bagwai, Bichi local government areas and environs.
The Court of Appeal has upturned the judgement of the High court that quashed the victory of the All Progressives Congress, APC, candidate for Ibaji state constituency re-run election in Kogi State.
Nigeria’s Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) says it is working with the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) for better understanding and regulation of cryptocurrencies in the country.
The Christian Association of Nigeria, CAN, on Tuesday, said history will not be kind to President Muhammadu Buhari if Nigeria breaks up before the end of his tenure.
The Niger State Government at the weekend blamed the non-operation of the Baro Port in Katcha Local Government Area of the state on the Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi.
Bayelsa youths under the aegis of the Ijaw Youth Council (IYC) worldwide accused the minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Senator Godswill Akpabio of overseeing an unending forensic audit and illegal extension of the tenure of the sole administrator of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), Mr. Efiong Akwa, describing it as a delib-erate attempt to delay the constitution of a substantive NDDC board.
The Clean Cars 2030 measure depends on the state approving a tax on vehicle miles traveled, which would help pay for new transportation infrastructure in the state, according to the bill.