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Thirty prisoners condemned to death in the four prisons in Anambra State are waiting for the hangman, the state comptroller of Nigeria Prisons Service, NPS, in the state, Mr. Emmanuel Nwakaeze, has said.
They had terrifying names like “General Cobra Red”, “Bad Blood DeJangle” and “Bullet Vest” and committed horrific crimes during the early days of Liberia’s civil war. In a milestone ruling Thursday, a judge in Philadelphia ordered their leader, Mohammed Jabbateh, AKA “Jungle Jabbah”, to spend 30 years in a US prison for those crimes.
New Myanmar President, Win Myint, on Tuesday released over 8,000 prisoners to mark the country’s New Year and offered “humanitarian support” to them, a statement on the President’s Office Facebook page said.
My intervention is not a confirmation of any sort that my boss, Adams Oshiomhole, whom I served as Chief of Staff from 2012 to 2016 when he was in the saddle as governor of Edo state is interested in the position of national chair of our great party, the All Progressives Congress (APC). On the other hand, it is not a repudiation of his possible interest in the top party position.
A coalition of NGOs concerned with the welfare of prisoners and seeking to promote healthcare delivery in the country have raised alarm over the high rate of diabetes and skin infections among inmates of Kuje prison in the FCT.
Ethiopia has accused neighbouring Eritrea of attempting to destabilise its security by supporting "destructive" groups while the country continues to be under a state of emergency.
The Chairman, Senate Committee on Interior, Senator Andy Uba, has made a case for prisoners in Nigeria not to be denied of their other basic human rights which they are still entitled to as prisoners.
A convicted terrorist was given a 48-hour holiday from jail in Greece despite being "unrepentant" over his crimes.
The Yobe state Commander National Drugs Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), Apeh Reuben, has frowned on the dangerous methodologies used by patents medicine stores to deliberately contribute to drug abuse in the state.
The Federal Executive Council on Wednesday approved the substitution of the nation’s adviser on establishment of a national carrier, Lufthansa, with Airline Management Group.
People with disabilities are at a "serious risk" of being sexual and physical abuse in Australian prisons, and are disproportionately held in solitary confinement, according to a new report by Human Rights Watch (HRW).
Authorities in Ethiopia’s restive Oromiya province have pardoned more than 2,345 prisoners jailed for involvement in unrest that gripped the country in 2015-2016, officials said on Friday.
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The operatives of the Lagos State Task Force is set to begin from Monday a total clampdown on illegal activities of Local Government Traffic Officials on all roads across the State.
Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike, has accused the Federal Government of withholding special funds meant for the state.
The Burnley defender was named as one of the five Three Lions back-ups by Gareth Southgate after failing to make the main 23-man squad.
Former Vice President, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, has appointed a former Governor of Ogun State, Otunba Gbenga Daniel, as the Director General of his 2019 Campaign organisation.
The Super Eagles Coach, Gernot Rohr, has confirmed that he would be testing new strikers, Simmy Nwankwo and Junior Lokosa, in Monday’s friendly game against Congo DR.
The Senator representing Ondo North senatorial district in the National Assembly, Prof. Ajayi Boroffice, has called on the Inspector General of Police (IGP) Ibrahim Idris to investigate last Saturday’s attack on some journalists in Akure, the Ondo State capital.
Despite denials by the Presidency, the Rivers Governor Nyesom Wike has insisted there are plots in some quarters to assassinate him.
Former Chelsea boss Carlo Ancelotti has been appointed the new manager of Serie A side Napoli on a three-year deal.
The Federal Government has inaugurated its upgraded website to encourage e-participation and bring governance closer to Nigerians.
A Lagos High Court sitting in Igbosere on Friday ordered Aminu Atiku and his ex-wife, Unmi Bolori, to agree on the monthly upkeep allowance he would be paying for the two children of the severed union.