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In a blow to prosecutors at the International Criminal Court and to victims of rape and murder in a conflict-ravaged African nation, appeals judges on Friday overturned the convictions of former Congolese vice president Jean-Pierre Bemba for atrocities committed by his forces in Central African Republic.
A suspected armed robber was on Monday arrested by an angry mob after his colleague mistakenly shot him while they (the robbers) were trying to escape after an operation at Imgbi Road, Yenagoa, the Bayelsa State capital.
Super Eagles officials have disclosed that Bordeaux winger Samuel Kalu has been held back at his base in France because he is waiting for his South Africa visa to be issued.
Swedish icon Zlatan Ibrahimovic’s first goal for the Los Angeles Galaxy, a 77th-minute equalizer from 40 yards last March, was named Major League Soccer’s Goal of the Year on Tuesday.
No fewer than 33 million people in the Sahel are food insecure, the UN Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) and the UN Peacebuilding Commission have said.
The Vice Chancellor, University of Ibadan, UI, Professor Abel Idowu Olayinka has lamented the problem of access to tertiary education in Nigeria saying that out of over 1.5m university admission seekers into the nation’s 168 universities, less than 500,000 candidates could be admitted annually.
The management of Obafemi Awolowo University has disagreed with members of Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) over students’ stay in school during the union’s strike.
Former governor of Delta State and the All Progressives Congress (APC) Delta South senatorial candidate in the 2019 elections, Dr. Emmanuel Eweta Uduaghan, has appointed his former political adviser, Mr. Charles Mallam-Obi as the Director-General of his senatorial campaign.
The Governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the last gubernatorial election in Osun State, Senator Ademola Adeleke, has said that he was not informed of the logic behind the relocation of the Election Petition Tribunal from Osogbo to Abuja.
Police in Ethiopia say they have discovered a mass grave with 200 bodies near the border between the Somali and Oromia regions of the country.
Civil society organisations (CSOs) under the aegis of Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Centre (CISLAC) in collaboration with Transparency International (TI) and GIABA have frowned on governments’ inconsistent method of fighting what they term, ‘the triple monster’ of corruption, money laundering and counter financing of terrorism in the country.