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The special courts designated in November 2017 to try corruption and financial crimes cases in the country have delivered 324 judgements, struck out 12 cases and reserved 62 cases for judgement in the last six months.
Nigerian lawyers and activists on Thursday welcomed the jailing of a former state governor for corruption, hoping it will set a precedent for a string of other high-profile suspects.
Governor Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State on Monday swore-in the newly elected Chairmen of the 33 local governments, LGs, and 35 Local Council Development Areas, LCDAs, in the State, who emerged victorious at the just-concluded local government election in the State.
The Philippine Supreme Court voted on Friday to expel its chief justice in a vote that activists said signals "the death of democracy" in the Southeast Asian country.
The Chief Justice of Kogi State High Court has adjourned hearing on the bail application of Sen. Dino Melaye.
An opposition leader in the Maldives has called on India to intervene after President Abdulla Yameen declared a 15-day state of emergency amid a deepening political crisis in the island nation.
Head of Tanzania’s judiciary, Chief Justice Ibrahim Hamis Juma, has cautioned politicians to stay off his ‘territory’ warning of grave consequences for those who do not.
Former soccer star, George Weah, on Monday took the oath of office as the 24th President of Liberia with a pledge to build an equal, free and just country.
President Muhammadu Buhari has rejected accusations of ethnic bias against him in some quarters, especially the Southeast, reminding his accusers that seven states of the North are only represented in his cabinet by junior ministers (Ministers of State), while the Southeast, where he secured only 198,000 votes, have four substantive ministers and seven junior ministers.
President Muhammadu Buhari has stressed the need for continuous voter education to enable Nigerians choose leaders of their choice in forthcoming elections in the country.
Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa has appointed Vice President, Retired Gen. Constantino Chiwenga as the country’s defence minister.
Former chairman of the Independent Corrupt Practices and other related offence Commission (ICPC), Justice Emmanuel Ayoola (rtd), has charged Nigerian lawyers to be resourceful and dynamic.
Kenya’s main opposition on Monday said it did not recognise President Uhuru Kenyatta’s “illegitimate” government, shortly after the Supreme Court upheld the results of a re-run of the presidential election.
The Supreme Court on Wednesday ordered the Kenyan Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission to give access to election returns to parties challenging President Uhuru Kenyatta’s victory in the October presidential election.
Liberia’s Supreme Court on Monday ordered the country’s electoral commission to resolve a fraud complaint lodged by an opposition party before a runoff vote for the presidency can be held.
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A Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) chieftain and Vice Chairman, Bayelsa State Peace and Reconciliation committee, Bibi Oweifa, has been abducted by unknown gunmen at the state secretariat annex, Yenagoa.
Former Vice President and frontline Presidential aspirant on Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) platform, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, has said his interest in the 2019 presidential contest is not to achieve personal political ambition, but informed by need to help address the suffering and killings across the country.
Ethiopia police have in the past week seized huge cash sums and arms in different parts of the country, state affiliated FANA Broadcasting Corporate have reported.
Neymar has claimed that he is the subject of double standards when he plays for Paris Saint-Germain and Brazil.
LA Galaxy striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic says he would be President of the United States of America if he had arrived 10 years earlier.
The Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom, has accused the All Progressives Congress, APC, of “demonizing him for obvious selfish reasons.”
President Barack Obama’s former national security adviser, Susan Rice, on Sunday called President Trump’s lengthy one-on-one meeting last week with Russian President Vladimir Putin a “historic mistake.”
The National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) has flayed publications that it has suspended the issuance of National Identification Cards successful enrolees.
Newspaper Vendors in Bauchi have lamented over the drop in sale of newspapers as a result of internet evolution.
Ekiti State Government has challenged the governor-elect, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, to begin his probe of the Ayodele Fayose led government now instead of waiting till October 16 that he will be sworn in.