Thursday, 20 April 2017
53 persons allegedly arrested during a gay marriage on April 15 in Kaduna State, Northwest Nigeria, were on Wednesday 19 April, 2017 arraigned by the Nigeria Police before a Magistrates’ Court in Chediya-Zaria, Kaduna State, Northwest Nigeria
The Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, has ordered the removal of all illegal road blocks by unlawful revenue collectors across the country.
Desirous to curb unprecedented proliferation of illegal weapons in Nigeria, President Muhammadu Buhari is said to be considering suggestions to extend the whistle-blowing policy to illegal weapons’ possession by politicians and other public figures.
Saturday, 15 April 2017
A security report submitted to the presidency indicates that the Nigeria Police recorded 1,177 kidnapping incidents and arrested 1,347 suspected kidnappers in the last one year.
Friday, 14 April 2017
Barely four days after three police officers and an army captain were killed by armed persons in Lagos, another three police officers have been killed in a different Lagos community.
Wednesday, 12 April 2017
An “alarming” number of children, most of them girls, have been used by Boko Haram as suicide bombers in the first months of 2017, UNICEF said Wednesday.
Nigeria's Department State Services (DSS) has announced the arrest of five suspects who had allegedly concluded plans to attack the United States and United Kingdom embassies in Abuja, Nigeria's capital..
Africans desperate to reach Europe are being sold by their captors in "slave markets" in Libya, the International Organization for Migration (IOM) says.
Tuesday, 11 April 2017
Two expatriates said to be ex-staff of Mobil Oil company and a Polytechnic proprietor have been reportedly kidnapped in Akwa Ibom State, South-South Nigeria by unknown gunmen.
President Trump's administration will go ahead with the sale of high-tech aircraft to Nigeria for its campaign against Boko Haram terrorists, The Associated Press has reported citing U.S. officials.
Monday, 10 April 2017
The Police have confirmed the kidnap of the Cross River State Commissioner for Water Resources, Mr Gabriel Odu-Oji.
Sunday, 9 April 2017
The United Kingdom’s Foreign and Commonwealth Office has issued a terror alert to its citizens currently living in Nigeria or planning to visit the country to be more vigilant during the Easter period.
Friday, 7 April 2017
Boko Haram jihadists have killed four soldiers in an ambush in north-east Nigeria, where they torched an army base a day after killing seven civilians, according to a soldier and other witnesses, AFP news agency reports.
North Korea’s hacking operations are growing and getting bolder and increasingly targeting financial institutions worldwide.
Tuesday, 4 April 2017
Nigeria's minister of information and culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, urges parents and guardians to monitor the activities of their children and wards to prevent them from being recruited by ISIS.
Saturday, 1 April 2017
In the first attack on Thursday, the jihadists raided the village of Pulka near the border with Cameroon where they kidnapped 18 girls.