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Thousands of supporters rallied behind Pakistan’s former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif as he set out for prison on Tuesday after his temporary release for heart treatment expired.
The Pakistani Supreme Court on Tuesday granted six-week bail to former prime minister Nawaz Sharif, temporarily suspending his seven-year prison term for corruption.
Pakistani journalists, who have taken on military leaders and been beaten and jailed in the pursuit of a free press, say they now face a form of censorship that is more subtle but no less chilling, one spearheaded by the security services.
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.
Police in Pakistan used batons and water cannons to disperse hundreds of activists from the main opposition party who were protesting the arrest of their leader on Thursday, leaving dozens wounded.
Pakistani opposition leader Shehbaz Sharif was jailed on Saturday for 10 days after being arrested in a corruption case.
A Pakistani court on Wednesday ordered the release of jailed former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and his daughter, suspending the sentences they received from a lower court in July, thus, prompting celebrations among supporters waiting outside.
A Pakistani court on Wednesday ordered the release of former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and his daughter, suspending their prison sentences for corruption pending an appeal hearing, his lawyer said.
Political workers, civil society activists, traders and journalists gathered in the eastern city of Lahore to pay their last respects to Begum Kulsoom.
Former Pakistani prime minister Nawaz Sharif has been temporarily released from jail so that he can attend his wife’s funeral, officials and family members said Wednesday.
The cancer-stricken wife of Pakistan’s jailed former Prime Minister, Nawaz Sharif, has died in London, her brother-in-law said on Tuesday.
Lawmakers in Pakistan’s lower house of parliament elected former cricket legend Imran Khan as the country’s new prime minister on Friday, paving the way for him to form a coalition government.
Pakistan's former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, who is serving a 10-year prison sentence, has been hospitalised after suffering heart problems.
Pakistan’s former prime minister Nawaz Sharif has developed health complications in jail and should be shifted to a hospital, a team of doctors has advised after examining him.
A candidate for the party of Pakistan’s ousted former prime minister Nawaz Sharif has been jailed for life by an anti-narcotics court, just days before a general election.
Pakistan’s former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Monday filed an appeal in the Islamabad High Court against the 10-year jail sentence in one of the corruption cases he is facing.
A non-governmental organisation, Actionaid Nigeria, has called for the close monitoring of the implementation of agricultural projects in the upcoming budget by all relevant stakeholders, including the Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, Ministry of Budget and National Planning, state ministries of agriculture and agriculture committees in the National and state houses of assemblies.
Zamfara Governor, Mr Bello Matawalle, has commended the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) for its role in helping to “force” bandits, terrorising innocent people in the state to negotiating table.
The Supreme Court said, yesterday, it has constituted two panels to continue hearing cases during its annual vacation that will commence on Monday.
Manchester United’s Romelu Lukaku is not fit enough to face Inter Milan in Singapore on Saturday, manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer said, with rumours swirling the striker may soon join the Italian side.
The House of Representatives has urged Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities, SSANU, and Non Academic Staff Union, NASU, and other associated institutions to halt their impending strike to avert disrupting the academic calendar.
After three disappointing seasons in Italy, Roma have sent midfielder Gerson back to Brazil.
The Vice-Chancellor of the University of Ilorin, Prof. Sulyman Abdulkareem, has called on Nigerian engineers to come up with new technique and innovation in preservation of yams.
Manchester United have told Inter Milan they will need to pay more than £79m to sign Romelu Lukaku, increasing the prospect of the Belgian staying at Old Trafford.
The US House of Representatives on Friday approved a measure that would bar President Donald Trump from launching a military strike against Iran, setting up a confrontation with the White House over the administration’s aggressive stance toward Tehran.
Lawmakers-elect of the Edo State House of Assembly, who are yet to be sworn in and some of their colleagues already sworn in, have denounced and dissociated themselves from an impeachment notice on the state governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, currently being circulated on social media.