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Rap superstar Jay-Z filed a lawsuit against the Mississippi Department of Corrections Tuesday on behalf of nearly 30 prisoners, claiming inmates are being subject to inhumane, violent and unconstitutional conditions that have led to the death of five people over the last two weeks.
The Kaduna State Commissioner of Human Services and Social Development, Hajiya Hafsat Baba, on Monday expressed worry over incessant violence against women, despite the ongoing awareness campaign in the state.
With a strong cyclone approaching Bangladesh on Saturday, authorities used more than 50,000 volunteers and officials to evacuate hundreds of thousands of people to shelters across the low-lying delta nation's vast coastal region.
After two years of living together with a man as wife, popular Yoruba actress, Bose Oladimeji, says she’s had just about enough and walking out fast. Her reason is none other than domestic abuse, which she says has become not only brutally violent but life-threatening as well.
Mozambique voted in a general election on Tuesday hailed by the president as a sign the country was progressing "peacefully", as fears the poll could be marred by violence proved unwarranted.
The Movement for the Actualisation of the Sovereign State of Biafra has warned Abuja could be turned into “a theatre of a violent international conflict” between two major Islamic sects – Sunnis and Shi’ites – following the proscription of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria.
Emma Aispuro Coronel, the wife famous Mexican drug lord, Joaquin ‘El Chapo’ Guzman’s wife seems unbothered with the current state of her husband in US most secured prison as she went on vacation two weeks after El Chapo was sentenced to life in prison.
In the letter released by his media aide, Kehinde Akinyemi, Obasanjo, said, he is very worried over the high level of insecurity in the country.
Mr Adedayo Thomas, Executive Director, National Film and Video Censors Board (NFVCB), has advised youths against watching and sharing pornographic, violent and other unwholesome video contents on the internet.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has said that failure and incompetence marked President Muhammadu Buhari’s first four-year tenure.
If current trends are not checked, there will be more than 70 million babies born to teenage girls globally between now and 2030, a new report by Save the Children has found.
China hopes the international community can provide “constructive” help to Venezuela based on respect for the country’s sovereignty, the foreign ministry said on Monday.
At least five people were killed and 21 injured after a hijacked bus crashed into pedestrians in east China’s Fujian province on Tuesday afternoon, state media reported.
President Muhammadu Buhari says it is a “matter of concern” that terrorism and violent extremism have continued to threaten the peace of West Africa.
Arsenal have identified an image of the individual who threw a plastic water bottle at Tottenham Hotspur’s Dele Alli, during their League Cup quarter-final and are working with police to apprehend the suspect, the club said on Thursday.
The Brazilian has managed just 57 minutes for the French champions in the past month after struggling wth adductor problems, but is expected to feature in their Champions League clash with Red Star Belgrade on Tuesday night.
Governor Nasiru El-Rufai of Kaduna State on Wednesday reiterated the commitment of the All Progressives Congress toward peaceful elections in the state in 2019.
Sen. Emmanuel Bwacha, representing Taraba South Senatorial District and Senate Deputy Minority Leader, on Sunday, voiced his endorsement of ‘Operation Amotekun’ recently launched by governors in South-West zone.
Mrs Marian Onuoha, aka Mama Sure P, the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has emerged the winner of rerun election for the Isiala Mbano/Okigwe/Onuimo Federal Constituency seat conducted by the Independent National Electoral Commission on Saturday.
The Lagos State Government has arrested 14 illegal sand dredgers on the shoreline of Ikoyi-Lekki axis in Banana Island during a compliance enforcement exercise.
Nigerian professional football league side Akwa United has completed the signing of Chan Eagles defender Olisa Ndah.
Dakkada football club scored twice in the second half to beat Jigawa Golden Stars in the matchday 17 of the Nigeria professional football league game played at the Nest of Champions in Uyo on Saturday.
As expected they still lead the way in goal difference and have scored an incredible 62 goals to date. Since the shock 3-2 away loss to Wolves, they have also found their form and are on a five game winning run.
She is 63-year-old Ekaterini Sakellaropoulou, a senior judge with an expertise in environmental and constitutional law.
A civil society organisation, Centre for Social Justice, Equity and Transparency (CESJET), has prayed the Kaduna State High Court to stop the Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN) from publishing a book on its 2015 clash with the Nigerian Army.
After the arrival of Harry Maguire in the summer, the 29-year-old has found himself further down the pecking order in terms of centre backs at Old Trafford.
Isabel dos Santos, 46, the daughter of Angola’s long-running leader of 38 years, was mostly seen as untouchable in Luanda.