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The lawmaker representing Nkanu East/West Federal Constituency, Enugu, in the House of Representatives, Hon. Nnolim Nnaji, has praised the efforts of the Enugu State Governor, Hon. Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi, to checkmate the spate of banditry and kidnapping in various parts of the state.
The Igbo apex socio-cultural organization, Ohanaeze Ndigbo Worldwide, on Saturday charged traditional rulers, town unions and local vigilante groups to fish out criminals in Igbo land, who have exploited the insecurity challenge in the country to engage in kidnapping and murder of innocent citizens.
Some repentant bandits in Tsafe Local Government Area of Zamfara, on Monday, explained why they took up arms against the people of the area.
The leader of Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, has described as shameful and shocking the demand of Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association (MACBAN) to be allowed to establish vigilante group in Igboland, saying that will amount to a robber issuing notice of attack and one keeping quiet.
Three persons were injured on Saturday in a clash among suspected cultists and vigilantes at Fugar in Estako Central Local Government Area of Edo State.
The survivor of the recent brutal killing of two brothers in Taraba State, Mr Emmanuel Lortile, has narrated how his two brothers, Zeeyum and Tersoo, were allegedly murdered by some vigilantes in the Takum Local Government Area of the state.
Five hundred vigilantes and local hunters have joined the Operation Puff Adder launched in Sokoto State yesterday.
The Nigerian Army has said that its soldiers on counterinsurgency insurgency operations in the north east have killed scores of terrorists who attempted to carry out their attack on Michika village in Adamawa State.
US Vice President Mike Pence has issued his strongest condemnation yet of Myanmars treatment of Rohingya Muslims warning leader Aung San Suu Kyi that persecution by her country’s army was without excuse.
The Chairman, Miners Association of Nigeria, Kaduna State branch, Lawal Mayere, on Sunday urged the Federal Government to formulate a policy that would allow the use of vigilantes for security in mining sites in the country.
The police have arrested Abiodun Ojo, a resident of Magbara village, Ogun State, for allegedly raping a six-year-old girl.
Pakistan’s Supreme Court will begin hearing the final appeal Monday of a Christian mother on death row for blasphemy, a notorious case which could see her become the first to be executed under the controversial laws.
Sexual and ethnic violence are alarmingly on the rise in Democratic Republic of Congo's lawless east, spawning a humanitarian catastrophe with millions forced to flee their homes.
Taraba state police command has confirmed the death of three Police officers and two vigilante personnel who were attacked by suspected herdsmen in Bujum Kasua village on Thursday in Lau local government area of the state.
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The Federal Government, 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory and 774 local government areas shared N693.529 billion as of September allocation disbursed by the Federation Account Allocation Committee (FAAC).
Bayern Munich forward Thomas Muller wants Manchester United as the German offers himself to the Red Devils.
The absence of the Ondo State Governor, Mr Rotimi Akeredolu, from office in the recent time has been generating reactions from various quarters as some were saying the governor had been in the hospital, treating food poisoning.
The Police Command in Benue have exhumed an unknown decomposed body in a rice farm in Ukum Local Government Area of the state.
Nigeria international midfielder Sunday Mba is keen to find a route back into football following an inactive two years.
The 35 judges of the High Court of the Federal Capital Territory in Abuja are to contend with over 16,000 cases in the new legal year beginning on Monday, the Chief Judge of the court, Justice Ishaq Bello, has said.
Super Eagles’ Technical Adviser, Gernot Rohr, has landed his playing body a huge pat on the back for a gutsy performance in Sunday’s 1-1 draw with Brazil in a friendly match in Singapore.
At least 15 people have been killed and two seriously injured in an attack on a mosque in northern Burkina Faso, according to a BBC report.
The U.S. Embassy in Nigeria has called on Nigerians to embrace good music, which is described as a critical tool in tackling terrorism, engendering peace and promoting development.
At least 75 Turkish soldiers were killed in attacks launched by Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) in Ras al-Ain, Kurdish media reported on Sunday. At least 19 more have suffered injuries in the attacks, reported Sputnik.