Security & Crime

Alabama murderer, Kenneth Eugene Smith becomes first inmate in US to be executed with nitrogen gas

Alabama murderer, Kenneth Smith has become the first person in the world to be put to death by nitrogen gas after officials at the...

Police arrest five for allegedly prompting violence in Kano

The Kano State Police Command has arrested five persons for allegedly prompting violence and constituting nuisance while celebrating the Supreme Court judgement on the...

FG fines British-American Tobacco $110m, drops criminal charges

The Federal Government, through the Federal Competition and Consumer Protection Commission, has fined British American Tobacco and its affiliate companies $110m. This is for alleged...

US pro-Palestinian demonstrators block Manhattan Bridge

Throngs of pro-Palestinian protesters blocked both sides of the Manhattan Bridge, New York, United States, for about four hours on Sunday. Police said the demonstrators...

Manhunt underway for escaped prisoners in South Africa

South African authorities in Western Cape province are currently in pursuit of six prisoners who managed to break free from the confines of a...

FBI investigates former Ghanaian minister Cecilia Abena Dapaah

The FBI and Ghana's Office of the Special Prosecutor (OSP) have initiated an extensive investigation into the assets and financial dealings of the former...

DRC: Eight UN Peacekeepers Arrested for Sexual Exploitation, One Officer Suspended

The United Nations mission in the Democratic Republic of Congo (MONUSCO) announced on Wednesday that it has taken "strong measures" against peacekeepers suspected of...

4 men arrested in Australia with 600kg of meth

Australian police arrested four men after 662 kilograms of methamphetamine was found hidden inside a shipment of toilet paper rolls. Australian Border Force Police said...

Israel: Gunmen from Gaza kill at least 22 in major attack

At least 22 people have been killed in Israel after a major surprise attack with militants crossing into Israel from Gaza during heavy rocket...

Tupac Shakur murder suspect Duane ‘Keffe D’ Davis appears in court

Duane "Keffe D" Davis, a self-described gangster who police and prosecutors say masterminded the shooting death of Tupac Shakur in Las Vegas in 1996...

Lagos DSVA hails judgment sentencing cleric to 21 years in prison for attempted defilement

The Lagos State Domestic and Sexual Violence Agency (DSVA) has hailed a court judgment sentencing a cleric to 21 years imprisonment for attempted sexual...

East African countries extend the mandate of their force in the DRC

The leaders of East African countries decided on Tuesday to extend the mandate of their force deployed in the east of the Democratic Republic...

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