Jan 9th, 2013
press release . Reeyot, who wrote columns critical of the government for the now-defunct independent weekly Feteh, has been imprisoned since June 2011 on terrorism charges in a case that has aroused international indignation. In January 2012, she was sentenced to 14 years in prison and a fine of 33,0...
In Crime & Corruption
Feb 2nd, 2011
A judge once described her as a lying deceitful woman who deserved not an iota of sympathy. But yesterday a Tanzanian asylum seeker was granted the right to stay in Britain – because since arriving 15 years ago she has had two children. The single mother had been accused of getting pregnant to aid he...
Oct 27th, 2010
The Court of Appeal, Lagos division, on Tuesday, granted leave to the former Chief Executive Officer of Intercontinental Bank Plc, Dr Erastus Akingbola, to file additional grounds of appeal challenging the jurisdiction of a Federal High Court in Lagos, presided over by Justice Tijani Abubakar to free...