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A young Brazilian man who murdered two cousins aged one and three and dismembered their parents was handed a rare life sentence in Spain on Thursday.
Tanzanian authorities have reportedly formed a surveillance squad whose job will be to identify gays on social media and arrest them.
A Bangladesh court on Wednesday sentenced 19 people to death over a 2004 grenade attack on the current prime minister, although a top opposition leader escaped with a life sentence.
A British man who pledged allegiance to the Islamic State group was on Friday sentenced to a minimum of 30 years in jail for plotting to behead Prime Minister Theresa May in a suicide attack.
A rebel militia leader known as "The Terminator" denied involvement in atrocities in Democratic Republic of the Congo as his three-year trial at the International Criminal Court ended Thursday and judges began considering their verdicts.
Justice Sybil Nwaka of an Ikeja Domestic Violence and Sexual Offences Court, Lagos, has described Adelaja Olaide, a 48-year-old convicted paedophile, as an “animal”, while sentencing him to 60 years in prison for raping a seven-year-old primary two pupil.
Gov. Simon Lalong of Plateau has reduced the jail terms of two prisoners, one from life sentence to 21 years and the other from 10 years to two years.
The Court of Appeal in Abuja on Monday overturned the life sentence passed by an FCT High Court on 35-year-old David Odey in 2013.
An Egyptian appeals court on Saturday upheld a life sentence against the Muslim Brotherhood’s supreme guide Mohamed Badie for “planning violent attacks”, judicial officials and his lawyer said.
A video of a two year old pupil of Chrisland School, Lekki, Lagos portraying her alleged serial defilement by the school’s supervisor was played yesterday at the Ikeja Sexual Offences and Domestic Violence Court.
A Vietnamese former oil executive allegedly kidnapped from Germany was jailed for life Monday for embezzlement, state media reported, his second life sentence tied to a corruption crackdown in the communist country.
Politicians have been urged to dwell more in selling themselves and their party manifestoes, and avoid campaign of calumny and hate speech during campaigns.
One person was killed and 44 others were injured, three seriously, on Tuesday when a commuter train derailed near Barcelona due to a landslide caused by heavy rains, emergency services and Spain's rail operator said.
Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) at Riyom Town Hall camp in Plateau are complaining of starvation, degradation and in inhuman condition.
The Nigeria Police Force, Bayelsa State Command says it has arrested the killer of a Police Constable, Sammy Saturday, attached to the Counter Terrorism Unit (CPU) at Tombia Roundabout in Yenagoa, Bayelsa State.
Kano State government has been commended for the promoting business activities in the state and supporting state chamber of commerce to organize forthcoming 39th edition of the Kano International trade fair, which is schedule to take place from 22 November to December 8, 2019.
The Minister of Works, Power and Hosing, Babatunde Fashola, Monday, said the federal government would deploy solar energy systems to 37 universities in the country.
Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State has declared that part of the crisis bedeviling the Niger Delta region was refusal of multinationals to encourage host communities with key appointments.
Egypt has sentenced an alleged Islamic State supporter to death for stabbing and killing an 82-year-old Christian doctor in Cairo.
Justice Mohammed Aikawa of a Federal High Court, Lagos, on Friday dismissed a contempt application filed by a former Minister of State for Finance, Nenadi Usman, against Minister of Information Lai Mohammed over inclusion of her name in the ‘looters’ list.
Six people were killed and at least five others wounded during anti-corruption protests across Haiti, police said, as anger grows over the disappearance of billions of dollars linked to a public finance programme.