Monday, February 18, 2019

‘President should go!’ Angola rapper tells court

A prominent Angolan rapper on trial for rebellion has told a court that Africa’s second longest-serving leader, President Jose Eduardo dos Santos, should step...

Former Ivory Coast leader Gbagbo ‘fit for trial’: ICC

Former Ivorian president Laurent Gbagbo has been declared “physically and mentally able” to stand trial for crimes against humanity trial next year, the International...

UK deports 200 Nigerians for alleged breach of immigration laws

ABOUT 48 Nigerians were yesterday deported from the United Kingdom (UK) to the country for alleged breach of immigration laws. Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) source...

US House passes bill suspending Syria refugee program

The House of Representatives voted Thursday to suspend the American program giving Syrian refugees safe haven in the United States, a move Democrats slammed...

British court jails couple over enslaving Nigerian for 24 years

The Harrow Crown Court in northwest London, has convicted a British couple who was found guilty of keeping a Nigerian immigrant enslaved for more...

ECOWAS Court To Toughen Up On Human Rights Protection

The Court of Justice of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) is making plans to set up a legal aid scheme to...

ICC may slam eight war crimes against army, Boko Haram

•Military dismisses ‘biased, subjective’ report. The International Criminal Court (ICC) is citing the Nigerian Army for two possible war crimes in the campaign against the...

Nigerian Man Arrested For Shooting Female Judge Handling His Case In...

A 28-year-old Nigerian man, Chimene Onyeri, has been arrested in the United States of America following the shooting of a female Texas State District...

Kenyan court rejects teachers’ pay rise

A Kenyan appeals court has rejected a pay rise of up to 60 per cent previously awarded to the country’s teachers by an industrial...

South Africa: Oscar Appeal – Roux Grilled in SCA

Oscar Pistorius's lawyer worked hard on Tuesday to convince the Supreme Court of Appeal that a trial court had not erred in analysing the...

Nigerian Parliament