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Delivering judgment, Magistrate Hauwa Yusuf, sentenced Abdullahi Abubakar and Musa Shehu, after they pleaded guilty to three counts of conspiracy, grievous hurt and cattle rustling.
North Koreans are forced to pay bribes to officials to survive and are living in a "vicious cycle of deprivation, corruption and repression", a UN report says.
The wife of the President, Aisha Buhari, has called for the arrest and prosecution of perpetrators of drug trafficking conspiracy which led to the detention of Zainab Aliyu in Saudi Arabia.
Myanmar has granted early release to seven soldiers jailed for the killing of 10 Rohingya men and boys during a 2017 military crackdown in the western state of Rakhine, two prison officials, two former fellow inmates and one of the soldiers told Reuters news agency.
Imprisoned Kurdish rebel leader Abdullah Ocalan has called for an end to hunger strikes by thousands of jailed supporters in Turkey protesting the conditions of his detention, his lawyers said on Sunday.
The Federal High Court, Abuja, on Friday, threatened to send Mr Simon Lough, a police prosecutor, to prison for violating an order of the court.
An Ethiopian, Mergia Negussie Habteyes, who naturalized to become a U.S. citizen in 2008 has been sentenced to 37 months in prison for having fraudulently obtained U.S. citizenship.
An Ilorin Magistrates’ Court on Thursday ordered that a man, Abdullahi Ali, accused of allegedly murdering his mistress’s husband, be remanded in prison, pending legal advice from the Office of the State Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP).
A Karmo Grade I Area Court, Abuja, ordered that a businessman, Obinna Igwe, accused of N1.1 million visa fraud, be remanded in prison, pending police investigation.
Australia have rallied from two goals down to seal a stunning 3-2 win over Brazil in their second group match at the Women's World Cup.
Kwara Governor Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq has assured the people of the state of his administration’s commitment to create enabling environment for businesses to thrive in the state.
The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has reinstated its support for the struggle of the Western Sahara people against the colonial grip of Morocco.
The Ondo State House of Assembly has sacked 18 caretaker chairmen and 23 supervising Councilors in the Interim Management Committee of the Local Governments & Members.
U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday defended himself from criticism after saying he would take campaign help from foreign powers on his political rivals.
A renowned broadcast journalist in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, Kofi Bartels, has recounted his ordeal in the hands of officials of the Federal-Special Anti-Robbery Squad (F-SARS).
An estimated 1,204 convictions have been secured since 2015, Ibrahim Magu, the acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), said on Tuesday.
The retired army general from Kogi East said he is in the race following calls from his people to deliver them from bad leadership being perpetuated by the present administration.
Is it sexism? Women’s Tennis Association boss Steve Simon is wondering why French Open organizers have scheduled both of the women’s semi-finals away from centre court, while the men are allowed to play there.
Zamfara State Governor Bello Muhammad Matawalle has approved the suspension of Emir of Maru, Alhaji Abubakar Cika Ibrahim and District Head of Kanoma Alhaji Yahaya Mohammed.