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Ekiti council poll: 12 political parties task SIEC on transparency

Twelve political parties under the banner of the Conference of Nigeria Political Parties (CNPP) have expressed readiness to take part in the December 7 local government elections in Ekiti State.

Court sentences trader to five years in prison for cheating colleague

An Upper Area Court in Kasuwan Nama, Jos, on Tuesday sentenced a trader, Idris Adamu, to five years in prison for cheating his colleague of N250,000.
(FILES) In this file photo taken on July 23, 2019 US President Donald Trump addresses the Turning Point USA’s Teen Student Action Summit 2019 in Washington, DC,. – President Donald Trump suggested dropping nuclear bombs on hurricanes before they made landfall in the United States, Axios reported on August 25, 2019. (Photo by NICHOLAS KAMM / AFP)

Court orders Donald Trump to hand over 8 years of tax returns

A federal judge has paved the way to forcing U.S. President Donald Trump to hand over eight years of tax returns to a Manhattan district attorney, as the court rejected the idea that the sitting occupant of the White House cannot be investigated.
Judge Khanakorn Pianchana shot himself in the chest in the southern province of Yala after acquitting five defendants of charges that could have condemned three of them to death.

Thai judge shot self after alleging superiors interfere in verdits

A Thai judge who tried to kill himself in court after accusing his superiors of interfering with his verdicts has highlighted questions about judicial independence and fairness in the country.
The National Industrial Court, Abuja, on Friday affirmed the dismissal of one Mr Odu Emmanuel, as Nigeria Law School Data processing officer.

Court refuses to block whistleblower’s motion against NBET

The National Industrial Court in Abuja again on Friday refused an oral application by the Nigerian Bulk Electricity Trading (NBET) for a stay of proceedings in a motion brought against it by a whistleblower, Sambo Abdullahi.

Chief judge shoots self in Thailand

A chief judge on Friday at a provincial court in southern Thailand shot himself in the chest but survived.
The Presidential Election Petition Tribunal has upheld argument by President Muhammadu Buhari that it lacked the jurisdiction to entertain allegation of corrupt practices and voters’ inducement raised against Vice President Yemi Osinbajo in the petition by Atiku Abubakar and the PDP.

Minimum wage: VP Osinbajo urges workers trust President Buhari, be open-minded

The President Buhari administration will honestly and transparently resolve the request by labour for a salary increase for other levels of workers not affected in the implementation of the new national minimum wage, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo said.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission EFCC, Abuja zonal office, on Thursday, arraigned the duo of Paul Boroh and Hanafi Moriki, before Justice O. O. Goodluck of the FCT High Court, Abuja on a nine-count charge, bordering on criminal breach of trust to the tune of N974.8 million and $1.9 million.

EFCC arraigns former Amnesty chief over ‘N975 million fraud’

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Abuja zonal office, on Thursday, arraigned the duo of Paul Boroh and Hanafi Moriki, before Justice O. O. Goodluck of the FCT High Court, Abuja on a nine-count charge, bordering on criminal breach of trust to the tune of N974.8 million and $1.9 million.

Court admits labourer to N50,000 bail

An Upper Area Court in Gudu, Abuja, on Thursday admitted a 21-year-old labourer, Ibrahim Suleiman, who allegedly attacked his colleague with a knife to bail in the sum of N50,000.

70-year old drags granddaughter to court over alleged defamation of character

A 70-year-old man, Abubakar Inuwa, on Wednesday dragged his 16-year-old granddaughter before an Upper Sharia Court sitting in ‘Yantukwane, Zaria for accusing him of breaking her relationships.

Police arraign man for criminal conspiracy, assault

The Police in Zaria, on Wednesday arraigned one Abdul-Malik Ahmad, popularly known as Dudu of Tudun-Wada, Zaria before an Upper Sharia Court, for criminal conspiracy, criminal force and assault.

Woman seeks divorce because her husband refused having more children

A 27-year-old housewife, Faiza Yusuf, on Wednesday dragged her husband, Muhammad Abubakar, before a Shari’a court sitting at Rigasa, Kaduna State, seeking divorce over his lack of interest to have more children.

‘Whistleblower’ sentenced to two years in prison

Justice Angela Otaluka of FCT High Court Apo on Monday sentenced a 29-year old whistleblower, James Urah, to two years in prison for giving false information to mislead the ICPC.
Convener of #RevolutionNow protest, Mr. Omoyele Sowore, has arrived the Federal High Court in Abuja for his arraignment on charges of treasonable felony and other sundry offences instituted against him by the Federal Government. 5

Omoyele Sowore, Olawale Bakare plead not guilty to treasonable felony, other charges

The Federal Government, on Monday, slammed a seven-count charge bordering on treasonable felony against the convener of #RevolutionNow protests, Omoyele Sowore, before the Federal High Court in Abuja.

Court sentences father, son to death for culpable homicide

High court 3 in Gusau, Zamfara State on Thursday sentenced one Ibrahim Hamida of Gobirawa village in Tsafe Local Government Area of the state and his son, Ashiru Ibrahim, to death, for culpable homicide.

Court remands trader for slashing neighbour’s hand with a cutlass

Earlier, the Prosecution Counsel, Chinedu Ogada, told the court that the complainant, Isah Dahiru, who lives in Zuba fruit market Abuja, reported the incident at the Zuba Police Station on Sept. 19.

Jubilation as court orders immediate release of Omoyele Sowore from detention

A Federal High Court sitting in Abuja on Tuesday has ordered the immediate release of the detained convener of #RevolutionNow protest, Mr. Omoyele Sowore, from the custody of the Department of States Security Service (DSS).
Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has again accused President Muhammadu Buhari of clamping down on the judiciary.

Atiku Abubakar: CUPP accuses APC of plans to ‘influence’ Supreme Court

Barely two weeks after the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal affirmed President Muhammadu Buhari’s electoral victory, the Coalition of United Political Parties (CUPP), on Friday, accused the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) of a plot to influence the selection of new Supreme Court justices.

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Conservative academic Kais Saied Sunday won a landslide victory in Tunisia’s presidential runoff, sweeping aside his rival, media magnate Nabil Karoui, state television Wataniya said.

Academic wins Tunisia presidential poll by a landslide

Conservative academic Kais Saied Sunday won a landslide victory in Tunisia’s presidential runoff, sweeping aside his rival, media magnate Nabil Karoui, state television Wataniya said.
Football fans have hailed the performance of Joe Aribo in Nigeria’s 1-1 draw against Brazil in Sunday’s international friendly in Singapore.

Super Eagles showed they can face world’s best with Brazil draw – football enthusiasts

Some football enthusiasts on Sunday described as commendable the performance of the Super Eagles against Brazil, saying the team showed it can play against the best in the world.
Leader of Poland’s ruling Law and Justice (PiS) party, Jaroslaw Kaczynski addreses supporters after the first exit polls during the party’s electoral evening in Warsaw, Poland, on October 13, 2019. – Poland’s governing right-wing Law and Justice (PiS) party won the general election in Poland, expanding its majority, according to an exit poll by the Ipsos institute. (Photo by Wojtek RADWANSKI / AFP)

Populists top Poland vote, expand majority on welfare, family values

Poland’s governing right-wing party took the lead in Sunday’s general election, an exit poll showed, expanding its majority thanks to a raft of welfare measures coupled with attacks on LGBT rights and Western values.
New Katsina United captain Usman Barau has stated he would stick with the Changi Boys despite the interest being shown in his services by a handful of other Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) clubs.

Usman Barau declines Enyimba transfer offer to stay with Katsina United

New Katsina United captain Usman Barau has stated he would stick with the Changi Boys despite the interest being shown in his services by a handful of other Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) clubs.
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Former Manchester City boss urges Phil Foden to leave over lack of game time

Former Manchester City boss Stuart Pearce has urged Phil Foden to leave the club in January in a bid to find first team football.