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Pakistan’s government plans to begin impeachment of a judge, who handed the death sentence to former military ruler Pervez Musharraf, a top official said on Friday.
Pakistan’s former military leader, Gen. Pervez Musharraf, was on Tuesday sentenced to death at a special court hearing in Islamabad.
A Pakistani court on Wednesday granted bail to ailing former president Asif Ali Zardari, who is facing allegations of corruption and money laundering.
Sharif, 69, was given a seven-year jail term by an anti-graft court in 2018 for corruption and money laundering. But doctors say his health has deteriorated because he is suffering from multiple medical complications.
Pakistan's ailing former prime minister, Nawaz Sharif, who was jailed on money-laundering and corruption charges, has remained in a government hospital where he was taken last week after suffering a heart attack.
A Pakistani court granted bail on Friday to jailed former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on medical grounds, a lawyer for Sharif said.
A team of Pakistani doctors is struggling to determine the cause of the deteriorating health condition of former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, who is serving a seven-year sentence on corruption charges.
Pakistan’s National Accountability Bureau on Friday arrested former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif in connection with the Chaudhry Sugar Mills case, Dawn reported. Sharif’s family allegedly laundered money under the guise of sale or purchase of shares of the sugar mill, according to officials.
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.
Dr Felix Omobude, National President, Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria (PFN), has urged the federal government and the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to ensure level playing fields during the forthcoming Edo and Ondo state polls.
The Chairman, Bakassi Local Government Area, Mr Iyadim Amboni Iyadim, says the Bakassi aquatic littoral resources have economic values to boost manufacturing and export at the Calabar Free Trade Zone (CFTZ).
The Federal High Court in Abuja on Monday struck out a suit praying for an order suspending the Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer of the Nigerian Sovereign Investment Authority, Uche Orji, and an order for a forensic audit of the organisation’s accounts from inception.
The Nigerian international, Victor Osimhen, has apologised for his outburst over the weekend when he described Nigerian journalists as “copy and paste.”
Nigeria born former England international Eni Aluko was handed strict warning in Barbados following a breach of her coronavirus quarantine.
The Interim Management Committee of the Association of Local Governments of Nigeria (ALGON), has written a formal letter was written to Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu over alleged criminal conspiracy and impersonation against the association.
Morocco plans to reform, merge or dissolve some state bodies to reduce their dependency on a state budget hit by the coronavirus pandemic, the finance minister said on Wednesday.
The Lagos State Government, in partnership with a software development company, has concluded plans to empower 1.5 million students in Computer-Based Test, CBT, preparation software in the state following several months’ lockdown of schools occasioned by the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic.
The National Association of Government General and Medical Dental Practitioners, NAGGMDP, in Ekiti State has said at the primary health care level, there are seven doctors working in 131 health centres, adding that the state government was paying lip service to healthcare delivery.
The Kwara State Commissioner for Tertiary Education, Science and Technology, Sa’adatu Modibbo-Kawu, said on Wednesday that the government had spent about N1.592 billion to clear the arrears of salaries and subventions of tertiary institutions in the state.