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A Cambodian court jailed a man on Wednesday for three years for insulting the king in Facebook posts.
Former Pakistani leader Nawaz Sharif was sentenced to seven years in prison for corruption Monday, state media reported, the latest conviction in a series of allegations which saw him ousted from power last year.
The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) says it may not honour further calls by Federal Government for a meeting on the way forward over the current strike by its members.
An Italian judge, Giusy Barbara, found out on Monday that Eni and Royal Dutch Shell were fully aware that their 2011 purchase of Nigeria’s Oil Prospecting Lease (OPL 245) would result in corrupt payments to Nigerian politicians and officials.
A Federal High Court in Ado-Ekiti on Monday dismissed the suit filed by a former governor of Ekiti State, Chief Segun Oni, challenging the eligibility of Governor Kayode Fayemi to contest the July 14 governorship election in the state.
UK academic Matthew Hedges has accused investigators from the United Arab Emirates (UAE) of subjecting him to psychological torture, and forcing him to give a false confession that he is an agent of the British spy agency, MI6.
The Anambra South Senatorial candidate of the All Progressives Grand Alliance, (APGA) in the coming 2019 general elections, Prince Nicholas Ukachukwu, has said that he was inspired to throw his heart into the next elections in order to provide services as never been done before in the state.
James Ibori, former governor of Delta state, says his corruption trial has taught him incredible lessons that he could not have learnt in any institution of learning.
A man on death row, Ganiyu Onabanjo, seeking to appeal his conviction has discovered that the records of his case have gone missing.
Director of strategic communications, Coalition of Nigeria Movement and former political adviser to President, Akin Osuntokun, has said that the reconciliation between Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate in the 2019 presidential election, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, and former President Olusegun Obasanjo was occasioned by the desire to check the dangers President Muhammadu Buhari posed to the country.
This was the verdict of the Secretary General of Arewa Consultative Forum (ACF), Mr. Anthony Sani, after Obasanjo somersaulted over his former views and announced the endorsement of former Vice President and presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Atiku Abubakar.
The National Executive Committee of Ohanaeze Ndigbo Youths (Worldwide) led by Kingsley Dozie has said they would only vote for candidates who would restructure and introduce policies that would improve lives of Nigerians.
Ahead of 2019 general election, workers in Enugu State and youths of the state have reiterated their endorsement of Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi’s re-election, declaring that they were solidly behind him.
The Kebbi State Police Command has banned political aspirants and their supporters from bearing offensive weapons, such as swords, guns and cutlasses among others during the political party primaries and campaigns.
Liverpool defender Dejan Lovren says he "did not commit any criminal offence" after being charged with perjury in Croatia over evidence given in a trial.
The National Orientation Agency (NOA) has called on Nigerians to always resolve political issues peacefully through lawful means instead of taking laws into their hands.
Mr Olugbenga Farinloye, the Idiroko Unit Commander of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) in Ogun, on Thursday advised the Federal Government to dualise the Idiroko Road to reduce accidents in the area.
World number one Simona Halep scraped through to an Australian Open third round clash with Venus Williams Thursday after being pushed to the limit by unseeded Sofia Kenin over three sets.
Tokyo Olympics: Odunayo Adekuoroye, Aminat Adeniyi, Blessing Oborududu to compete at UWW in Bulgaria
Nigeria Wrestling Federation has stepped up efforts for Tokyo 2020 Olympics as Odunayo Adekuoroye, Aminat Adeniyi, and Blessing Oborududu will compete at two United World Wrestling (UWW)-ranking tournaments in Bulgaria and Germany next month.
The US embassy in Zimbabwe says it is "alarmed" by credible reports that security forces are targeting and beating activists and labour leaders. A local doctors' rights group says it has treated 68 gunshot cases.
Leading Zimbabwean activist Evan Mawarire was detained by police on Wednesday when he was taken from his house in a widening crackdown after anti-government protests, AFP reporters witnessed.
The Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Barrister Solomon Dalung, has reaffirmed the ministry’s commitment to upgrade sports facilities and equipment in the country.
Rap superstar Cardi B took to Instagram on Wednesday night to criticise U.S. President Donald Trump over the partial government shutdown describing it as the longest in the country’s history.
The Rivers State Chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has said that it was not thinking about adopting a candidate from another political party because it does not envisage losing its case at the Appeal and the Supreme courts.
The Nigeria Air Force (NAF), says it will expand the 21 Quick Response Wing in Agatu and build a health facility that would also serve the people.