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A tailor, Hadiza Usman, on Wednesday dragged the Director-General of the State Security Service (SSS) and his wife, Y. B. Magaji and the SSS FCT Director before the FCT High Court Apo, over alleged threat to life.
A Lagos High Court at Igbosere yesterday heard that suspected billionaire kidnap kingpin, Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike, alias Evans, prayed for God’s forgiveness after his arrest last year in his Magodo, Lagos mansion.
There are audio and video recordings of how Jamal Khashoggi, the missing Saudi journalist was “interrogated, tortured and then murdered” inside the Saudi consulate in Istanbul before his body was dismembered.
A Zimbabwe court has ordered the government to pay $150,000 in damages to a rights activist who was abducted and tortured a decade ago over accusations of plotting to overthrow then president Robert Mugabe, a rights group said Friday.
Soldiers involved in the beating of Ugandan lawmakers and civilians over their alleged role in the stoning of President Yoweri Museveni’s convoy have been arrested, the army said on Tuesday.
African migrants rejected by Italy in a standoff with the European Union on Aug. 15, said they had been held by smugglers for up to two years in Libya and many had been beaten, tortured and raped, the UN said on Tuesday.
Violent tensions between Cameroon's government and Anglophone separatists have forced more than 180 000 people from their homes since December, Human Rights Watch said on Thursday in a new report that blames both sides for "grave abuses" against civilians.
Suspected members of a separatist group in Ethiopia's Somali region are being tortured, raped and starved at a secret prison, Human Rights Watch alleged on Thursday.
The Movement for the Actualisation of Sovereignty State of Biafra (MASSOB) has berated President Muhammadu Buhari over his comment that Nigeria soldier had mercy on the people of Biafra during the civil war.
The Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi administration in Enugu State, in line with its rural development agenda, has awarded contract for erosion control measures on Umuabi-Obinagu road in Udi Local Government Area of the state.
Connections formed by years of captivity and shame at marrying militants might explain why some Chibok girls have chosen not to return home from their Boko Haram ordeal, experts say.
A woman was killed and at least 65 people were wounded, including five Georgian soldiers, in a complex attack that hit a medical facility near the largest US military base in Afghanistan early on Wednesday, officials said.
Serie A giants Inter Milan and Spanish Laliga top side Atletico Madrid are reportedly leading the race to sign Chelsea’s Olivier Giroud in January.
Frank Lampard will be given £150m to spend by Chelsea in January upon the lifting of their transfer embargo.
The House of Representatives has summoned the Minister of Power, Saleh Mamman, and his Labour and Employment counterpart, Chris Ngige, to explain why nothing was done regarding the 21 days ultimatum given by Electricity Workers Union over unpaid benefits to disengaged employees of the defunct Power Holding Company of Nigeria (PHCN), as well as improved condition of services by their current employers.
New York rapper A$AP Rocky was back in Sweden on Wednesday for a concert, four months after receiving a suspended sentence over a Stockholm street fight.
The Nigerian Presidency, on Sunday, reacted to the raging debates and harsh reactions that have trailed the arrest and trial of the Convener of ‘Revolution Now’ agitation, Omoyele Sowore.
Cardi B might have, earlier in the week, gone through some drama with her husband Offset, but the 27-year-old social media sensation is not letting that hold her down as she is living her best life in Lagos.
A police officer in Umuaka village in Imo state allegedly shot dead an 18-year old man for retaliating when the officer slapped him.
Pep Guardiola admits that Manchester City had no answer for the speed of Manchester United’s attack as the Premier League champions fell to a damaging derby defeat at home.
The Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Women Affairs, Ifeoma Anabogwu, has said that enforcement and implementation of laws posed a great problem in Nigeria.