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Armed bandits have attacked two communities in Batsari local government area of Katsina state killing many residents.
The Oba of Benin, Oba Ewuare 11, has promised to partner with the National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) through advocacy and empowerment in the fight against human trafficking.
Survivors of the last Thursday Boko Haram attack on a commercial vehicle conveying some travelers including soldiers and police personnel on Borno highway have revealed how Boko Haram abducted seven people.
The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rep. Femi Gbajabiamila on Sunday expressed shock and sadness over the gas explosion incident in Sabon Tasha, Kaduna.
The remains of six people have been found after a helicopter heading to one of the most rugged and remote coastlines in Hawaii crashed.
President Cyril Ramaphosa of South Africa, on Monday, launched a campaign against gender-based violence which he described as “a great shame”.
There was no sign of survivors from the crash of a fire department helicopter off South Korea’s eastern coast, local media reported on Friday.
Ten years ago, Nigeria accounted for half of the world's polio cases, but following an aggressive vaccination program, the African nation is on the verge of being declared polio-free. Despite the milestone, Nigeria's many polio survivors are left to struggle with their disabilities, although one survivor has found a way to provide support and hope for thousands.
Four days after the BBC Africa Eye’s sex-for-grades hit the media, and a day after the Senate introduced a bill that aims to prevent the sexual harassment of university students, President Muhammadu Buhari has demanded that stricter laws are needed to prevent girls from being abused in the nation’s schools.
Two bodies have been recovered and around 25 people are missing after a small boat carrying migrants capsized off Lampedusa, the Italian coastguard said on Monday.
South African police sniffer dogs have been sent to parts of Zimbabwe hit by Cyclone Idai to help look for those who are missing and presumed dead.
Journalist Rafael Henzel, one of just six survivors of the 77 people on board the plane that crashed carrying the Brazilian football team Chapecoense in 2016, has died of heart attack that struck while he was playing soccer with friends, his employers Radio Oeste Capital announced on Thursday.
The novel coronavirus has infected more than 1,016,000 people and killed over 53,000 worldwide, according to Johns Hopkins University.
Veteran Actor, Yinka Quadri, has urged Nigerians to take the fight against COVID-19 as a collective responsibility of all and not to be left for government alone.
Operatives of the Anambra State Police Command have arrested members of a four-man gang posing as officials of the Ministry of Health in their bid to sell unhygienic sanitisers in the state for the prevention of Coronavirus Disease.
The Delta State Government has called for an investigation into the alleged killing of a 28-year-old man, Joseph Pessu, in Warri on Thursday by a security agent.
Olumide Oyedeji has stated that the consideration of Nigerian athletes by the International Olympics Committee to continue to be beneficiaries of grants is a great relief for Nigerian athletes who will have some funds of their own to continue preparations towards the Olympics games next year.
A 40-year-old man, Mohammed Mamuda, has been arrested for manufacturing Russian AK47 Rifles and Pump Action Rifles and selling them to suspected criminals.
NY Commissioner of Police says 4,342 uniformed officers, representing 13 per cent of the force, had called out sick as of Sunday.
Dr Solomon Chollom, a Jos based Virologist, has called on the Federal Government to increase testing capacity for the novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic outbreak in the country.
Sterling Bank Plc, has contributed N250 million as part of its commitment to the newly formed Nigerian Private Sector Coalition Against COVID-19 created to help channel resources to combat the coronavirus disease under the theme: “We need you.”
The new law which is in effect across the thirty-one (31) Local Government Areas of the state, is in view of the serious and imminent threat to Public Health by the pandemic COVID-19, a dangerous infectious disease within the meaning and intendment of Section 2 of the Quarantine Act, Cap. Q2, Laws of Federation of Nigeria 2004.