May 2nd, 2013
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...
Feb 19th, 2013
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...
Jun 25th, 2012
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 […]...
May 8th, 2012
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...
In Crime & Corruption
Feb 25th, 2011
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...
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...