- Plainclothes policemen escort an Indian teenager (head covered with towel) after he was sentenced at a juvenile court in New Delhi August 31, 2013. REUTERS/Anindito Mukherjee
The youngest of six people convicted of the 2012 gang rape of a woman, in a case that shocked India, was freed on Sunday, a lawyer said, after a court refused to extend his three-year sentence.
Following commitment by African leaders to curtail insurgency in Africa, West African leaders during the week were seeking to “forbid” women wearing full-face veils in an effort to battle the growing number of female suicide bombers. Continue reading
The United Nations Security Council has stepped up efforts to block all sources of funding for the Islamic State in Syria and Iraq (ISIL), Boko Haram and other terrorist groups. Continue reading
A Magistrate Court sitting in Abuja on Wednesday, December 16, discharged the cases against the director of the Indigenous People Of Biafra Nnamdi Kanu.
At the ruling the chief magistrate, Shuaibu Usman struck out all criminal charges levelled against Kanu. Continue reading
Confusion and pandemonium tends to be trailing the Zaria bloodbath which went down in Kaduna state on Saturday, December 12.
There is a brewing controversy over the number of casualties recorded in the bloody clash. Continue reading
The ruling on a bail application by the director of the Indigenous People Of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu has been adjourned to Thursday, December 17.
At a sitting before Justice Ademola Adeniyi of a Federal High Court in Abuja, the prosecuting counsel Moses Idakwo prayed the court to disregard the bail application by the accused person
Idakwo said that Kanu is accused of terrorism and terrorism financing and investigations on the matter is currently ongoing by the operatives of the State Security Service (SSS). Continue reading