The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Lagos Zonal office, last Wednesday arraigned one Chimezie Chuta before Justice Mojisola Dada of the State High Court, Lagos on one-count charge bordering on stealing to the tune of $56,000.
The offence is contrary to Section 285(7) of the Crim [...]
An Egyptian woman who spoke to the BBC about the torture and forced disappearance of her daughter has been arrested by Egyptian authorities on suspicion of spreading false news.
She has been detained for 15 days for questioning, officials said.
Last week the BBC reported on the disappear [...]
The death toll from severe weather has risen across Europe, with at least 23 casualties in Poland alone amid sub-zero temperatures, officials say.
Shelters have been opened as the plight of rough sleepers is a major concern. Some 59 people have died across the continent, AFP news agency reports [...]
Gunmen have launched an attack in the capital of Burkina Faso, Ouagadougou, with the French embassy and a military HQ among the apparent targets.
Burkina Faso's government said four attackers had been killed at the embassy and at least two at the HQ.
Seven members of the security for [...]
The United States has said it stands by Nigeria over the Rann attack in Borno state that killed three aid workers even as it strongly condemned the attack.
The U.S. embassy in Nigeria in a statement last Friday in Abuja, expressed its sadness at the deaths and reiterated its commitment to suppo [...]
The Federal Capital Territory Commissioner of Police, Mr. Sadiq Abubakar Bello has inaugurated the Command Joint Task Enforcement Team headed by the Assistant Commissioner of Police in charge of Operations, ACP Olumese Valentine.
The inauguration is in compliance with the directive of the Inspe [...]
South Africa's scandal-hit President Jacob Zuma says he has done nothing wrong - and sees no reason to stand down immediately.
A bill seeking for the establishment of a National Commission on Child Destitution sponsored by Senator Aliyu Wamakko and 20 other Senators has passed second reading at the Senate.
In a statement signed by his Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Bashir Mani, said when established, the com [...]
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