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Saraki to Appear in Court

Saraki to Appear in Court

Following the order by Justice Ahmed Mohammed of the Nigeria Code of Conduct Tribunal, CCT, to Bukola Saraki, the senate president to appear before the tribunal on Tuesday over alleged false declaration of assets to the Code of Conduct Bureau, the senate president has finally agreed to do so. This was disclosed in a statement issued

Turkey: Court Jails Editor For Insulting President

A Turkish court has handed down a 21-month suspended jail sentence to an editor of a leading English-language Turkish daily newspaper after convicting him of insulting the president, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan. The Ankara penal court said Bulent Kenes, editor-in-chief, Today’s Zaman, was guilty of insulting Erdoğan in a tweet implying his late mother would have

Ondo Court Jails Fake Doctor

Olubunmi Dosunmi of a Chief Magistrate Court in Akure, Ondo State has sentenced Martins Duclarie, a Camerounian, to two years in prison for illegally operating medical facilities in the state. According to facts before the court, Duclarie had been practising as a fake medical doctor for 30 years in the state. He was said to

Egypt Court To Retry Mubarak

Ousted Egyptian president, Hosni Mubarak, has been ordered to stand trial all over again over the killing of protesters in 2011 by an Egyptian appeals court. The former president was cleared in a retrial in November 2014 after he was initially jailed for life over the death of 800 people during the revolution. He was

Court Lifts Ban On Obasanjo’s Book

Justice Valentine Ashi of an FCT High Court, Abuja has ordered the lifting of the injunction barring former President Olusegun Obasanjo from publishing his autobiography, My Watch. In the judgment delivered on Tuesday, the judge also ordered the release of seized copies of the book from the custody of the Nigerian Customs Service to Obasanjo.

APC Threatens Court Action Against DSS

The All Progressives Congress, APC, has said it will sue the Department of State Service, DSS, for Saturday’s invasion of its Lagos State secretariat. Lai Mohammed, National Publicity Secretary of the APC, said this in an interview on Sunday. “We will definitely go to court to seek redress and enforce our fundamental rights. Two days

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