Law and Order

Nigeria: Kidnapped children are free

Abuja, Nigeria (CNW) — Authorities in Nigeria have recovered 15 schoolchildren, who were whisked away by kidnappers earlier this week, a police spokesman said Friday. The children were rescued by police late Thursday in southeastern Nigeria’s Abia state, according to Yeni Ajayi, a deputy National Police spokesman, who said the four gunmen holding them escaped. […]


Protest Greets Nigeria’s Independence Day Celebration

UNLIKE other parts of Osun State, where the 49th years anniversary of Nigeria’s independence was celebrated with low turnout, civil societies, students, youths and market women thronged major streets in Ilesa, in a protest rally to mark the Independence Day on Thursday. The protesters described the country’s independence as “a ruse and false claim by […]