A group of United Nations agencies has issued a joint statement calling for a ban on tests meant to assess the virginity of any female. The statement, issued during the World Congress of Gynaecology and Obstetrics in Rio de Janeiro,...
A couple has been arrested by operatives of the Inspector-General of Police Monitoring Unit in Afam, in the Oyigbo Local Government Area of Rivers State, for selling their day-old child for N250,000. The couple, Richard and Chidinma Benson, however, said...
The Ondo State Police Command on Wednesday said it had arrested a man, Abubakar Aliu, for stealing a Toyota Sequia in Ondo town. The state Police Public Relations Officer, Mr Femi Joseph, said the suspect wore an army uniform and...
The House of Representatives on Tuesday approved President Muhammadu Buhari’s N242.2bn virement request to fund the 2019 general elections. The virement covers the election budget for the Independent National Electoral Commission and all security agencies as well as the Office...
The immediate past Governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose, finally honoured an invitation by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission on Tuesday after losing his immunity from prosecution and arrest. After leading Fayose to the interrogation room, it was learnt...
Scores of workers of Imo State Oil Producing Areas Development Commission on Monday blocked the main gate to the state Government House in Owerri in protest against the non-payment of their salaries. The workers displayed placards with inscriptions depicting their...
The family of a former finance minister, Nenadi Usman, has written the Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, over what it termed the cold murder of 31-year-old Anita Akapson, the daughter of the former minister. In a petition signed by the...
President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday met behind closed doors with Governors Rochas Okorocha of Imo and Aminu Masari of Katsina states at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the President met separately with the respective governors in...
The Presidency on Sunday advised those who are opposed to the decision of the Federal Government to place about 50 Nigerians being investigated for corruption on travel ban to go to court. The Senior Special Assistant to the President on...
A 21-year old man, Enyim Akpaga, has allegedly killed himself in Amukabia village, Achalla, in the Awka North Local Government Area of Anambra State. The man, who it was gathered hailed from Ebonyi State, a source told our correspondent was...