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A Moscow court on Thursday fined social networking giants Twitter and Facebook for ignoring a Russian law requiring them to store Russian citizens’ user data inside the country.
Turkey removed four more mayors on Wednesday as part of a widening government crackdown on the pro-Kurdish Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP), bringing to 20 the number of mayors who have been dismissed after being elected earlier this year.
Same-sex marriage and abortion became legal in Northern Ireland at the stroke of midnight Tuesday.
An Ikeja Magistrates’ Court on Tuesday ordered the remand of a 28-year-old man in prison over alleged rape of a 14-year-old girl.
Four years after being named as acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, the record of the number of corrupt Nigerians convicted by the commission under him and the value of assets recovered from the convicts has emerged.
Algerian protesters vowed on Friday to keep up the pressure on the regime left behind by Abdelaziz Bouteflika, staging a tenth consecutive weekly mass rally after a string of people close to the toppled president were sacked or arrested over alleged graft.
The police command in Enugu says owners of vehicles with tinted glasses and sirens without authorization will be prosecuted in the state.
Dozens of Australian journalists could face prison or a fine for allegedly breaching a reporting ban on the trial of Cardinal George Pell.
Ghana’s reputation as a beacon of media freedom in an otherwise turbulent region has come under threat following a spate of attacks on journalists.
A Kenyan court on Thursday sentenced a former senior police officer to death for killing a detainee in his custody, one of the harshest punishments over widespread police brutality in the East African country.
The Nigerian Army has condemned circulation of pictures and videos of gory images on social media, saying it is misinformation and propaganda by the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra.
Chelsea have suspended four people from attending matches while an investigation into the alleged racial abuse of Manchester City forward Raheem Sterling takes place.
Amnesty International asks the International Criminal Court to start full-blown investigation into atrocities committed in the Boko Haram insurgency, accusing Nigeria of failing to bring those responsible to justice
Some Civil Society Organisations on Wednesday said the National Assembly’s delay in confirming the 60 nominees for leadership positions across various agencies was undermining governance and the fight against corruption in the country.
South Africa’s Supreme Court on Monday ruled that the appointment of chief prosecutor Shaun Abrahams was “constitutionally invalid”.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has charged Attorneys-General in the 36 states of the federation to brace up to the challenge of prosecuting criminals arrested in their various jurisdictions, especially terrorists, murderers, kidnappers, among others.
President Muhammadu Buhari says only evil-minded people will accuse him of condoning killings being carried out by suspected herdsmen.
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The National Broadcasting Commission (NBC), has said the new broadcasting regulations were not intended to gag Nigerians from expressing their views.
Some 141 doctors and paramedics at a public hospital in Rome have been charged with fraud for giving free medical tests to friends and family evading regional taxes, police said on Friday.
The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) on Friday, February 21, 2020, continued its intervention in the inter-bank foreign exchange market by injecting the sum of $292.34million into the retail Secondary Market Intervention Sales (SMIS).
A new acting General Manager has been appointed for the Kwara State Printing and Publishing Corporation (The Herald Newspapers).
The Imo State government has renamed the Imo State College of Education, Ihitte Uboma after the late Senator Benjamin Uwajumogu as a way to mortalizing him for his service to the state.
The Lagos State Government on Tuesday inducted 1,000 newly employed secondary school teachers to boost education standards in the state.
No fewer than 34 traffic offender were arraigned before the Mobile Court as the intensive enforcement of traffic rules begins in the Territory, the Director of FCT Directorate Of Road Traffic Services (DRTS), Mr. Wadata Bodinga, has said.
Some residents of Kuje Area Council of Federal Capital Territory (FCT), on Tuesday expressed concern over the rate of motorcycles operating without number plates in the area.
Lagos State Government says it will close down the Adejobi Street in Agege area on Sunday to facilitate the completion of the ongoing construction of the Lagos-Ibadan Standard Gauge Rail line.
The Adamawa Polytechnic, Yola, has recommended the state Ministry of Tertiary and Professional Education, to terminate the appointment of four lecturers involved in examination malpractice.