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The Judiciary Staff Union of Nigeria (JUSUN) in Lagos began partial opening of courts, three times a week.
Ex-Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin has been found guilty of all charges in the death of George Floyd, the Black man who was pinned to the pavement with a knee on his neck for more than nine minutes.
Senegal’s main opposition leader, Ousmane Sonko, was arrested on Wednesday after hundreds of his supporters clashed with police in the capital while protesting against a rape accusation he denies.
A French court found former President Nicolas Sarkozy guilty of trying to bribe a judge and influence peddling on Monday and sentenced him to three years in prison, a stunning fall from grace for a man who led France and strode the world stage for five years.
An NGO, the Fight Against Corruption in the Judiciary (FIACIJ), on Friday urged the Lagos State Judiciary to put in place modalities for remote court sittings following the burning of some court complexes in the state.
Manchester United captain Harry Maguire was released from Greek police custody Saturday, TV footage showed, pending a hearing on assault charges on the island of Mykonos.
The United States on Monday demanded that Russia immediately release U.S. citizen Paul Whelan, after he was sentenced to 16 years in prison for espionage.
Renowned human rights activist, Mr. Oghenejabor Ikimi Esq, on Sunday said there is no law in Nigeria prohibiting the arrests of suspects in Court.
A police detective on Monday, at the start of a corruption trial, told the court that Sudan’s former president, Omar Al-Bashir, received millions of dollars from Saudi Arabia.
Manchester United legend, Roy Keane, feels Edinson Cavani should be allowed to leave this summer.
The Director-General, Voice of Nigeria (VON), Osita Okechukwu, has taken a swipe at Governor of Ekiti State and Chairman of Nigerian Governors Forum (NGF), John Kayode Fayemi, for calling on those agonising over the state of affairs in the country to organise and vote out the the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC).
Kanama is located along the Nigeria’s border with Niger Republic. It first experienced armed insurrection late December 2003. The terror group, which later became into Boko Haram, had burnt the divisional police station, the local government secretariat, government lodge and other public buildings.
Pfizer Inc will ship 4.5 million doses of COVID-19 vaccine to South Africa by June, Health Minister Zweli Mkhize said in a statement on Sunday.
South Africa will clamp down on captive lion breeding after a review panel concluded the industry risked the conservation of wild lions and harmed tourism, the environment minister said on Sunday.
Mr Terver Akase, the Chief Press Secretary to the Benue state Governor, Samuel Ortom, Friday said the failure of Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Mallam Garba Shehu, to reproach the armed herdsmen militia responsible for the killings in Benue state smacks of complicity and tacit support for the killer herders.
Abia government has commenced an intensive training on road maintenance for youths as part of its effort to boost the development of infrastructure in the state.
Borno State governor, Babagana Zulum, on Monday night visited President Muhammadu Buhari at the Presidential Villa in Abuja, to brief the latter on the security situation in Borno.
Human rights lawyer, Mike Ozekhome (SAN), says President Muhammadu Buhari is missing in action amid the worsening security situation in Nigeria.
Britain’s Electoral Commission began an investigation on Wednesday into the refurbishment of Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s Downing Street apartment, saying there were grounds to suspect an offence may have been committed.