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A Federal High Court in Jos on Tuesday discharged and acquitted 26 persons charged with illegal mining at Zurak in Wase Local Government Area of Plateau.
Security operatives on Wednesday re-arrested Abdullahi Adamu, alias Dan-China, after a Jos Federal High Court granted him interim bail along with 15 Chinese nationals and 8 others in a case of alleged illegal mining.
The Miners Association of Nigeria (MAN) have strongly opposed the removal of mining from the exclusive lists of the Federal government to allow more states participation.
The Federal Government has said that it would adopt some whistle-blowing procedures in curbing the activities of illegal miners across the country.
The federal government has declared that two firms allegedly involved in illegal mining may have taken out minerals worth over N100 billion.
Despite his eventual inclusion in the Guinean team for the Egypt 2019 African Cup of Nation (AFCON), Liverpool midfielder Naby Keita has admitted that he is not yet fully fit from his thigh injury.
A parliamentary resolution approved by 100 votes to seven has censured Albania's President Ilir Meta for cancelling nationwide local elections, scheduled for June 30.
The Police Command in Osun on Friday, said it had arrested 13 persons suspected to be involved in violent crimes on major highways and towns in the state.
Nigeria dropped three places to 45th spot in the latest global rankings released by the International Federation of Association Football (Fifa).
Villarreal will ask for a whopping 63 million Euros from any Club who’s ready to price Samuel Chukwueze away from the Spanish Club this summer.
Enyimba wins record eighth Nigeria Professional Football League title following a 3-0 win against Akwa United in their Championship play-offs fixture at the Agege Stadium as runners-up Kano Pillars will represent Nigeria in the 2020 CAF Champions League.
President Muhammadu Buhari has lamented traditional rulers’ aiding and abetting of banditry in Zamfara State.
SC Paderborn 07 of Germany defender, Jamilu Collins, says he deems it a huge privilege to be living his dream of representing Nigeria, insisting that he doesn’t see his opportunity as about replacing Elderson Echiejile in the left-back position of the Super Eagles.
Liverpool’s Joel Matip has praised manager Jurgen Klopp’s impact on both the team and the city, suggesting that every Reds fan on Merseyside is experiencing ‘Kloppomania’ following their Champions League triumph.
The closure of media houses was a common phenomenon under the defunct military dictatorship in Nigeria. Since the restoration of civil rule 20 years ago, the dangerous trend has continued under succesive regimes either through military invasion of media houses or seizure of copies of newspapers.