The Sokoto Police Command has promised diligent prosecution in the case of couple who caged and starved a 12-year-old girl for 8 months.
Hakeem Odumosu, the Lagos state commissioner of police (CP), says the offence of Baba Ijesha, the Yoruba actor who admitted to assaulting a 14-year-old girl, remains bailable, unlike rape cases.
Four people have died in the Senegal's worst unrest in years. Those clashes sparked by the arrest of opposition leader Ousmane Sonko. Kenya launches its vaccination campaign, as countries across the continent urge for vaccine fairness in the fight against the pandemic. And as Ivory's coast's opposition eyes a comeback in Saturday's legislative election, our guest Jessica Moody tonight tells us more about whether the country can hope for national reconciliation anytime soon.
Boko Haram recruiting fresh members, targeting IDPs- Gov. Zulum, Acting UNILAG VC Soyombo steps down and more
22 Aug 2020
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18 Aug 2020
In Oyo State, the suspected mastermind of the Oyo killings has escaped from police custody.
31 May 2020
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31 May 2020
Trigger-happy officers of the Nigeria Police struck again in Lagos. The victim this time was 17-year-old Tina Ezekwe who, sadly, died on 28 May 2020, two days after she was shot and an adult who thankfully survived. Police authorities say the officers behind the shooting and killing are already in custody and will be arraigned in court “if found culpable.”
25 Jan 2020
More facts are emerging concerning the death of a mechanic, Chima Ikwunado in police custody in Port Harcourt.
1 Jan 2020
A senior Japanese politician has been taken into custody on suspicion of taking bribes from a Chinese company. The scandal has sparked renewed concerns over the negative impact casinos may have on society.
24 Nov 2019
Turkish authorities say 20 German "Islamic State" members are in their custody. They want Germany and other European countries to repatriate their citizens, something most have been hesitant to do.