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Kenyan police arrested the Nairobi County governor, known for his chunky gold jewelry and impromptu raps, Friday on corruption charges, a high profile move in the government’s much trumpeted anti-graft push.
Kenyan police on Wednesday seized 20 million dollars of counterfeit banknotes that had been stored in a personal safety deposit box at a branch of Barclays Bank Kenya, the directorate of criminal investigations said.
A Kenyan court on Thursday sentenced a former senior police officer to death for killing a detainee in his custody, one of the harshest punishments over widespread police brutality in the East African country.
Kenyan police have arrested the wife and father of a man identified as the suicide bomber in an attack on Nairobi’s Dusit hotel complex that left 21 dead, a police source said on Saturday.
Kenyan police have offered a $10,000 (£7,600) reward to help find an Italian aid worker and the three men accused of abducting her on Tuesday.
Kenyan police on Tuesday arrested three suspects with 21 pieces of elephant tusks weighing 57 kilogrammes during a security operation in Rumuruti in northern Kenya.
Special Assistant to the President on Foreign Affairs and Diaspora, Abike Dabiri-Erewa, has demanded full autopsy and investigation from Kenya Government into the killing of a Nigerian, Mr. Bamiyo Ashade, allegedly killed by the Kenyan Police.
Kenyan police on Friday briefly detained a Chinese journalist, just days after a raid on another Chinese broadcaster, as part of an immigration crackdown that has frustrated Beijing embassy officials.
Kenyan police apologised on Thursday for briefly arresting journalists from Chinese state television’s international English channel China Global Television Network (CGTN).
Kenya has arrested a Chinese businessman after a video of him making a string of racist remarks was widely shared on social media, the government said on Thursday.
An activist filed a lawsuit on Monday seeking the arrest of two Kenyan ministers and a senior official for contempt of court after the government ignored a court order to reopen three television channels shut down over their political coverage.
Kenyan police on Saturday briefly detained another key government critic over his alleged involvement in the recent mock inauguration of opposition leader Raila Odinga as the "people's president", the third such arrest within four days.
Kenya opposition leader Raila Odinga took a symbolic presidential oath of office on the Bible in front of thousands of ecstatic supporters on Tuesday in a direct challenge to President Uhuru Kenyatta’s rule.
Kenyan police fired teargas on Tuesday to disperse thousands of opposition supporters gathering in central Nairobi to celebrate the planned swearing-in of opposition leader Raila Odinga.
Kenyan police fired teargas and clashed with both ruling party and opposition supporters Tuesday ahead of the swearing in as president of Uhuru Kenyatta after two disputed polls that have left the nation deeply divided.
Kenyan police fired in the air on Friday to disperse hundreds of opposition supporters gathered outside the airport in the capital Nairobi, a Reuters witness said.
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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has been indicted in three corruption cases after he withdrew his request for immunity hours before the Knesset was set to pick up the issue.
Former Deputy National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, Chief Bode George and former Minister of Transport, Ebenezer Babatope, on Tuesday, expressed deep concern over series of argument generated by the newly instituted Western Nigeria Security Network, code-named “Operation Amotekun,” says the initiative suppose to be largely supported as it will add value to the Nigeria internal security.
Declaring open the second edition of the conference of Auditors-General in Nigeria, President Buhari challenged auditors to adhere to the professional code of conduct guiding their operations, while ensuring timely and quality review of financial performance of public officers.
Day Two of the ongoing Kwara State Sports Festival has hit a major snag after contingents from all 16 local governments in the state converging at the Ilorin, Kwara State government, Stadium.
Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike has stated that being members of different political parties should not deny the country the much needed development.
The former Attorney-General of the Federation (AGF), Mohammed Adoke, and six other co-defendants charged with 42 counts in connection with the controversial 1.09 billion dollars settlement agreement on Malabu Oil Block, on Thursday pleaded not guilty.
Queen Elizabeth II has given her assent to United Kingdom Prime Minister, Boris Johnson’s Brexit bill, thus enshrining the UK’s EU exit into law.
Aftermath of the Supreme Court judgement that upheld the election of Sen Bala Mohammed Abdulkadir as the duly elected Governor of Bauchi State, there are strong indications that many bigwigs of the opposition, APC in the state will soon dump the party for the ruling PDP.
The Sultan of Sokoto, Muhammad Sa’ad Abubakar, has disclosed that desertification has led to loss of resources in many areas in northern Nigeria.
A woman goes to babysit for her son-in-law. But she ends up carrying, in the deal, two babies for the same man: one in her arms and the other in her stomach. It’s a story with various angles and tangles to it, a tragedy of immense proportion, with many loops and layers. And, untangling it, understanding it, is not going to prove an easy task for many a mind.