Court remands Maina, sends him to prison over N2.3billion fraud
28 October 2019 | 11:33 am
A Federal High Court sitting in Abuja on Friday remanded former Chairman of the Pension Reform Task Team, Abdulrasheed Maina, in prison custody.
15 Nov 2021
Here are a few reasons to pick up a copy of The Guardian on Tuesday. Find these stories and much more when you grab a copy of The Guardian on Tuesday.
30 Nov 2021
Opposition leader and former president Mikheil Saakashvili says charges against him for his role in suppressing a 2007 protest are "trumped up." Amnesty International called his arrest "political revenge."
7 Dec 2021
At least 38 inmates were killed and dozens more injured in a fire on Tuesday at the main prison in Burundi's capital Gitega, the country's vice president said. Twelve died of asphyxia as they tried to flee the burning buildings and 26 died of severe injuries, Vice President Prosper Bazombanza told reporters at the Gitega Prison after the fire. Video Credit: Sos Médias Burundi
8 Dec 2021
A massive fire in Burundi's capital kills at least 38 people; Benin's opposition candidate is sentenced to 10 years in prison for treason; and we go to DR Congo where those suffering from HIV/AIDS are hesitant to seek treatment because of stigma.
20 Dec 2021
Alaa Abdel Fatah was a prominent figure in the 2011 revolution that ousted former President Hosni Mubarak. The activist's family have long decried the conditions of his years-long detention.
21 Dec 2021
The High Court in South Africa has ruled that the former president be allowed to appeal a decision setting aside medical parole. Last week it was decided he should return to jail.
1 Jan 2022
German IS returnee Jennifer W. is one of the first people worldwide to receive a prison sentence for war crimes against Yazidis in Iraq.
5 Jan 2022
A German court has sentenced a neo-Nazi to life in prison for the assassination of conservative politician Walter Lübcke two years ago. Lübcke was gunned down at his home near the town of Kassel after having defended the country's refugee policy.
10 Jan 2022
Ahmaud Arbery, a 25-year-old Black man, was shot dead while jogging through a Georgia neighborhood in 2020. The three white men convicted in his murder now face life in prison.
18 Jan 2022
Find these stories and much more when you grab a copy of The Guardian on Tuesday.
21 Jan 2022
Houthi rebels in Yemen have blamed the Saudi-led coalition for an airstrike that hit a detention center. The strike comes days after three people were killed in a drone attack on the UAE claimed by the rebels.
3 Feb 2022
In Yemen, the death toll from a Saudi-led coalition airstrike on a prison run by rival Houthis has climbed to at least 82. The coalition denied targeting the facility. The attack marks an escalation in the country's seven-year civil war.
3 hours ago
Find these stories and much more when you grab a copy of The Guardian on Wednesday.
7 hours ago
The International Monetary Fund has raised its forecasts for the global economy for 2023, stating that growth has been “surprisingly resilient". However, it also said the UK is likely to be the only leading economy to head into recession in 2023.
7 hours ago
Heavy rainfall that followed the landfall of Tropical Storm Cheneso in Madagascar has killed 16 people and left 17 missing, the government's Office for Risk and Disaster Management said.
7 hours ago
The Lunar New Year is a huge holiday in China, but also in other Asian countries like Korea and Vietnam. More than one billion people will be celebrating the event, which begins on January 22. For most, it's the Year of the Rabbit but in Vietnam, people will mark the Year of the Cat.
9 hours ago
The International Monetary Fund has given a brighter outlook in its latest report than in October, predicting that inflation will slow. It said that European economies had shown more resilience than expected.