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Security authorities and executives of Lagos Mainland Local Government have assured Lagosians of improved security during the Eid-el-Kabir festive occasion and beyond following the absorption of additional 30 members into a recently constituted vigilance group on Wednesday, August 7.
Scores were injured while many Nigerians including journalists were arrested and brutalised by the police during protests against the alleged ineptitude of the President Muhammadu Buhari administration on Monday.
The Nigerian Police have justified its action of firing teargas at #RevolutionNow protesters, noting that their gathering was unlawful.
Heavily armed security operatives from the Police Command in Lagos, the Army and NSCDC have barricaded entrance to the National Stadium, Surulere ahead of the #RevolutionNow protest spearheaded by Omoyele Sowore on Monday.
The Federal Government in collaboration with the World Health Organization (WHO) and other partners is harmonizing efforts to put a stop to the medicalisation of Female Genital Mutilation (FGM).
The Senate on Wednesday sought to provide legal backing to the provision of Constituency Projects in Nigeria’s annual budget by a minimum of 20 per cent.
The Nigeria Olympics Committee (NOC) has appointed His Royal Majesty, Oba Saheed Elegushi, as the Chairman of the body’s patrons’ forum.
Twitter plans to set up an independent research group to create an “open and decentralized” system for social networks, CEO Jack Dorsey said on Wednesday, which could relieve pressure on the company to appease critics of its content policies but also give rise to a new crop of competitors.
Nigeria midfielder Afeez Aremu put up a fine performance as IK Start sealed promotion to the Norwegian Eliteserien despite going to a 4-3 defeat against Lillestrom in the second leg of their playoffs tie on Wednesday night.
Rwanda on Sunday started a voluntary Ebola vaccination programme at its border with the Democratic Republic of Congo in a bid to prevent the spread of the deadly virus from its neighbour.
Barely a few minutes after the suspension of strike by the National Union of Electricity Employees, NUEE, the Transmission Company of Nigeria, TCN, has intensified efforts, targeted at completing maintenance and restoring power supply to consumers nationwide.
A Sharia Court sitting in Magajin Gari, Kaduna State, on Tuesday, sentenced a teenage student, Anas Sidi-Baba, to one-year imprisonment over sexual encroachment on, and criminal intimidation of, his stepmother.
Kelechi Iheanacho has expressed the pride he feels being part of a ‘great’ Leicester City that have completed an eight-game winning streak in the Premier League.
The national leadership of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) has urged Chief Bode George and other disgruntled chieftains of the party in Lagos state to put aside their personal and parochial differences and work with the executive committee in the state chapter.