Judge

By IndepthAfrica
In Article
May 2nd, 2013
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Chris Okotie is the first cerebral pastor in Nigeria to make an apostolic incursion into Nigeria’s dirty presidential politics . In 2003 he contested under Justice Party, placing 8th out of 29 candidates with 119,547 votes.  Okotie formed FRESH Democratic Party and used the FRESH platform to vi...
By IndepthAfrica
In Eritrea
Feb 19th, 2013
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By Melkeam Aschalew,Addis Fortune A judge at the Federal First Instant Court was arrested two weeks ago by investigators at the Federal Ethics & Anticorruption Commission, for allegedly receiving a bribe and pledging to issue judgment in favour of one of the parties in a civil suit, court documen...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jun 25th, 2012
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by Eze Tochukwu It all started like a joke. At the High Court of Abia state in Aba Judicial division, holden at Aba. I had gone there to watch Court proceedings. At 9.05am dot the Registrar of the Court shouted – ‘Court’ – upon a three times bang on the door by the Orderly to the […]...
By IndepthAfrica
In Morocco
May 8th, 2012
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Rabat – More than half of Morocco’s judges have signed a petition calling for judicial reform by making prosecutors independent of the executive branch. The 1 800 members of Morocco’s judges’ club, a banned but tolerated association, signed a petition calling for the implement...
By benim
In Egypt
Sep 8th, 2011
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Hosni Mubarak was back in court on Thursday over the killing of protesters, a day after the presiding judge summoned Egypt’s military ruler and other top officials to testify next week in the trial of the toppled ex-president. The testimonies of such high-ranking officials could prove decisive ...
By benim
In East Africa
Jul 11th, 2011
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Uganda has opened its first war crimes trial against a top rebel commander charged with murder, kidnapping and robbery. Thomas Kwoyelo denied all 53 counts of the charges Monday, when he appeared before a panel of three judges. A judiciary spokesman says Justice Dan Akiiki Kiiza adjourned the hearing...
By benim
In Crime & Corruption
Feb 25th, 2011
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Leidschendam – A disciplinary hearing for the chief defence lawyer for former Liberian president Charles Taylor was adjourned after just seven minutes on Friday because one of the judges refused to attend. The hearing by the Special Court for Sierra Leone was to weigh possible punishment for Br...
By benim
In News
Oct 27th, 2010
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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...