Ex-Gambian spies get death sentence for killing activist under Jammeh

A Gambian court has sentenced former intelligence chief Yankuba Badji and four other members of the intelligence service to death for the killing of a political activist Ebrima Solo Sandeng during the rule of former strongman Yahya Jammeh. The ruling…

Canada accuses China of keeping its diplomats from attending trial of Chinese-Canadian businessman

Canada says its diplomats in China were barred from attending the trial of a Chinese-born Canadian billionaire who disappeared from a Hong Kong hotel in 2017. The Canadian government issued a statement Tuesday that Ottawa “made several requests to attend…

11 Filipinos arraigned over cocaine import

The Federal High Court sitting in Lagos yesterday began the trial of 11 Filipinos accused of unlawfully importing cocaine. The court commenced proceedings by hearing testimonies against the defendants from two witnesses of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA).…

Court halts trial of CJN (Guardian)

The planned trial of Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN) Walter Onnoghen at the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) suffered a setback yesterday as a Federal High Court, Abuja, ordered a halt to proceedings.The CJN, who was facing a six-count charge…

Shock rocks South Africa as Timothy Omotosho rape trial is aired live (Guardian)

South Africa has been hit by shock and expressed disdain at the actions of defence lawyer for 60-year-old Nigerian televangelist Timothy Omotosho who was accused of sexual assault. The witness who made the allegations, said she was raped while she…

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