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German prosecutors Thursday demanded life in jail for a male nurse accused of being the country’s worst peacetime serial killer for murdering around 100 hospital patients.
Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Saturday called for the opposition’s local election victory in Istanbul to be declared invalid and the vote re-run, increasing the pressure on the country’s electoral authorities.
A YouTube musical celebrity was sentenced on Friday in a Chicago courtroom to 10 years in prison for enticing girls as young as 14 to produce sexually explicit videos of themselves.
An Ile-Ife High Court in Osun State on Monday sentenced two men to life in prison for acid attack on a couple.
Admitted Russian agent Maria Butina was sentenced to 18 months in United States prison on Friday after the Siberia native, her voice breaking with emotion, begged a judge for mercy and expressed remorse for conspiring with a Russian official to infiltrate a gun rights group and influence US conservative activists and Republicans.
Istanbul prosecutors have ordered the detention of 210 military personnel over suspected links to the network condemned by Ankara for orchestrating a failed 2016 military coup, the Istanbul chief prosecutor’s office said on Friday.
New analysis has found that oil giants Shell and Eni’s controversial deal for a Nigerian oil licence included unprecedented terms which funded an alleged bribery scheme.
A Japanese court granted embattled former NISSAN chief, Carlos Ghosn, bail Thursday, meaning the he could soon walk out of his Tokyo detention centre to prepare his defence against multiple charges of financial misconduct.
Some lawyers in Lagos on Tuesday attributed prison congestion in the country to the inability of defendants to perfect stringent bail conditions.
Japanese authorities have hit former Nissan boss Carlos Ghosn with a fresh charge of aggravated breach of trust, the fourth formal indictment against the car sector tycoon.
A large hoard of cash has been found at the home of Sudan’s ousted president Omar al-Bashir and he is now being investigated for money laundering, prosecutors say.
The trial of a 25-year-old Nigerian will resume on 29 April in Dubai, after he was arrested for stealing a car’s number plate, resisting arrest and bootlegging, the offence of possessing alcohol without a licence.
A suicide note in which Peru’s Alan Garcia denied corruption charges against him set the backdrop Friday for the ex-president’s funeral, two days after he put a gun to his head and pulled the trigger as police arrived to arrest him on bribery charges linked to the Odebrecht graft scandal.
A 100 level political science/public administration student of the University of Uyo, Kingsley Etim, has drowned in a hotel swimming pool.
Lionel Messi has won the Pichichi Trophy for the sixth time after finishing the season as La Liga's top scorer with 36 goals.
A Nigerian soldier was killed and several injured in two attacks on the UN peacekeeping mission in Mali, UN officials said on Sunday.
The Police on Sunday said they had killed the suspected mastermind of the kidnap of the Board Chairman, Universal Basic Education Commission (UBEC) and his daughter.
Nasarawa State Governor-elect, Engr Abdullahi Sule, has stated that his administration will partner Benue and Plateau States to end the persistent clashes between Fulani herdsmen and farmers in the two states.
Some civil society organisations have called on President Muhammadu Buhari to find a replacement for Abubakar Malami, the attorney-general of the federation (AGF), over the payment of $15 million to lawyers he engaged for the repatriation of $321 million Abacha Loot.
The former Manchester United boss has been working as a commentator since being sacked by the Premier League side in December.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Friday urged the Federal High Court, Abuja, to dismiss the suit filed by the Imo State Governor, Rochas Okorocha, challenging the commission’s refusal to issue him a certificate of return.
Kano Concerned Citizens Initiative (KCCI), an umbrella of some eminent elders in the state has urged the parties in the Kano Emirate crisis to respect the orders of the court.
A popular night club in Abuja, Caramelo, was raided by officials of the Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) and 34 female nude dancers were arrested few weeks ago.