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A prominent Moroccan feminist activist has been arrested for alleged public drinking and disturbance of order, in what her association called an attempt to quash its campaigning for abortion access and LGBT rights.
Few months ago, her daughter, Maryam Sanda, the alleged killer of her husband, Bilyaminu Bello, on Wednesday in Abuja named her new born baby according to Islamic rite.
A driver, Adewale Showumi, who allegedly defiled a 7-year-old girl, was on Friday remanded at Ikoyi Prison by an Ogudu Magistrates’ Court in Lagos.
An Ebute Meta Chief Magistrates’ Court on Friday discharged nine men charged with the murder of the Apapa local government PDP chairman, Adeniyi Aborisade.
A court in Burundi has sentenced a head teacher to five years in prison for trying to disguise himself as a student and sit a national exam on another person's behalf.
The Lagos Prisons Command says education behind bars is getting more interesting with two of its inmates already pursuing their PhDs at the Kirikiri Maximum Prison.
A senior lawyer, Femi Falana, has written a letter to Matthew Seiyefa, reminding the new acting-director-general of the Department of State Services that many Nigerians are still in custody of the secret police without trial and despite court orders for their unconditional release.
An Oklahoma teenager has been sentenced to life in prison for killing of his parents and three siblings.
A 29-year-old teacher, David Ikejiobi, is to cool his heels in prison for allegedly raping one of his students, an Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court ruled on Thursday.
Argentina’s former Vice President Amado Boudou was sentenced on Tuesday to five years and 10 months in prison for “bribery and business dealings incompatible with public service.”
A Kaduna Chief Magistrates’ Court on Tuesday ordered the remand of 40-year-old businessman, Bala Adayi, for allegedly defiling a 5-year-old girl.
Former South African president Jacob Zuma goes on trial on Friday for alleged corruption and fraud in a large government arms deal in the late 1990s, charges denied by the 75-year-old who was ousted by his party in February.
Two of France’s biggest rap stars, Booba and Kaaris have been ordered to spend a month in custody after a brawl between them and their entourages delayed flights and forced a partial shutdown of a Paris airport.
The report, which was funded by the Nigeria Natural Resource Charter (NNRC) and the Shehu Musa Yar’Adua Foundation, stated that Nigeria’s failure to manage these oil prosperity cycles has delayed her economic rise.
Real Madrid got off to a winning start in La Liga on Sunday by comfortably beating neighbours Getafe 2-0 at home with an inspiring performance from Gareth Bale.
Following the heated controversy and consequent condemnation of the Oyo State Government led by Governor Abiola Ajimobi over the early Sunday morning demolition of an Ibadan-based radio station, Fresh FM, own by Yinka Ayefele, the Leader of One Love Family, Satguru Maharaji, on Sunday, urged the people of the state not to demonise the governor and his party, the All Progressives Congress (APC) on the matter.
Residents of Tripoli's seafront wake up most weekends to loud blasts: fishermen using dynamite to maximise their catch, regardless of the damage they are causing to marine life.
The Ohanaeze Ndigbo Youth Council Worldwide has condemned, in strong terms, the alleged harassment of female members of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB Women) by security operatives in Owerri.
Nigeria's ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) on Sunday accused the opposition People's Democratic Party of sponsoring the violence that led to the suspension of Saturday's House of Assembly bye-election for Port Harcourt Constituency 3, Rivers State.
Cesc Fabregas will not feature for Chelsea against former club Arsenal as he deals with a "very unusual" injury, but Mateo Kovacic could make his debut, head coach Maurizio Sarri said on Friday.
Bayelsa-based journalist, Jones Abiri, who had been detained for more than two years by the Department of State Service (DSS), has been set free.
Emilio Butragueno said there is no Luka Modric situation at Real Madrid and that the Croatian midfielder "couldn't be happier" to be playing for the club amid links to a move to Inter Milan.
"Search and rescue teams are still removing victims who were buried beneath collapsed buildings and landslides," said national disaster agency spokesman Sutopo Purwo Nugroho.