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A Seoul appeals court on Friday increased ex-president Park Geun-Hye’s sentence for corruption to 25 years and fined her 17.8 million dollars (20 billion won), the news agency Yonhap reported.
South Korea's disgraced former president Park Geun-hye will not appeal her 24-year prison sentence for corruption, reports said Monday.
A South Korean court has found former President Park Geun-hye guilty of several corruption charges, abuse of power and coercion in a verdict issued on Friday.
Choi Soon-sil, the friend of former South Korean President Park Geun-hye, has been sentenced to 20 years in prison over corruption.
Ousted South Korean president Park Geun-Hye was charged Thursday with accepting millions of dollars worth of bribes from the state spy agency, news reports said.
The powerful secret confidante at the centre of the sprawling corruption scandal that brought down South Korean president Park Geun-Hye should spend the next quarter of a century in prison, prosecutors demanded Thursday.
Hundreds of demonstrators on Saturday called for the immediate release of South Korea's ousted president Park Geun-Hye whose corruption trial has been put on hold following mass resignations by her lawyers.
South Korean police raided the construction unit of the giant Samsung Group Wednesday to investigate allegations that company money was diverted to remodel the conglomerate chairman’s house, officials said.
A South Korean court issued an additional warrant on Friday to extend the detention of former President Park Geun-hye, who is on trial for charges including bribery, abuse of state power and leaking state secrets.
Hundreds of diehard supporters of ousted South Korean President Park Geun-Hye reacted with outrage on Friday after Samsung Group leader Jay Lee was found guilty of bribing the former president.
South Korean prosecutors on Monday demanded the heir to the Samsung empire be jailed for 12 years over his role in the corruption scandal that brought down the country's last president.
Gernot Rohr was able to stamp 'mission accomplished' on the second chapter of his managerial reign as Nigeria qualified for their first Africa Cup of Nations since winning the tournament in 2013.
Super Eagles players landed in Asaba, Delta state, at 11:14am on Sunday after picking the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations ticket in the qualifying match against Bafana Bafana of South Africa.
Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf, former president of Liberia, will deliver the keynote speech at Women in Successful Careers, (WISCAR) 2018 annual leadership and mentoring conference.
Novak Djokovic produced a masterclass on Saturday to crush Kevin Anderson and set up a title decider at the ATP Finals against Alexander Zverev, who ousted Roger Federer after a bizarre incident involving a ball boy.
European champions Portugal became the first team to qualify for the Nations League semi-finals on Saturday after holding Italy to a 0-0 draw at the San Siro.
A 19-year-old, Sunday Owo, has been apprehended with fresh human parts at a healing home, Centre for Psychic Healing and Administration, Awka, Anambra State.
The Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, has reaffirmed the Commission’s commitment and determination to deliver credible elections in Nigeria in 2019, which will embody the concepts of inclusiveness, transparency and accountability, by also ensuring that established rules are fully, fairly and impartially enforced.
Goalkeeper Ikechukwu Ezenwa has assured the country he will give his best should he be handed the opportunity to start in goal for the Super Eagles against home team South Africa in today’s important 2019 AFCON.
Rotary International president, Barry Rassin, who is on an official visit to Nigeria, presented the award to President Buhari on Thursday at State House, Abuja.
The Kebbi State Government, on Tuesday, approved and released the sum of N2.7 billion for the payment of outstanding gratuity and death benefits of deceased retired civil servants of state, local governments and primary teachers across the state.