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22 Jul 2021
The arrests of top executives, editors and journalists, as well as the freezing of assets, led the pro-democracy tabloid to cease its operations last month.
18 Jul 2021
Commissioner of Police Lagos command Hakeem Odumosu revealed that more suspects have been apprehended as more clues are being unraveled into the murder of SuperTV CEO, Usifo Ataga.
11 Jul 2021
The 45-year-old French national reportedly stole the vehicle while giving it a test drive two years ago. The car is valued at more than €2 million.
11 Jul 2021
Fung Wai-kong is the seventh executive at the shuttered pro-democracy newspaper to be arrested under the auspices of a national security law in recent weeks. He was reportedly trying to board a plane to the UK.
11 Jul 2021
The man in Islamabad was filmed beating and abusing a woman and a man, stripping them naked at gunpoint. The case highlights the growing problem of gender-based violence in Pakistan.
7 Jul 2021
The arrests on terrorism charges come a week after a man stabbed a police officer before killing himself. The nine people are the latest targets of Hong Kong's national security law.
2 Jul 2021
Kenyan government has denied involvement in arrest and extradition of the leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu.
30 Jun 2021
Nnamdi Kanu, the leader of a Biafran pro-independence group has been returned to Nigeria years after fleeing a trial. The spectre of full-scale civil war hangs over recent violence in the region.
24 Jun 2021
Mauritanian ex-leader Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz was detained after failing to report to a judge. He faces corruption allegations from his time as president.
24 May 2021
NDLEA intercepts N8billion cocaine, arrests Brazilian based drug kingpin at Lagos airport, and seizes $24,500 offered as a bribe to compromise an investigation.
10 Apr 2021
Police in Goma, in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, fire tear gas and arrest demonstrators calling for the departure of the UN's MONUSCO peacekeeping mission, who they accuse of having failed to stop civilian massacres.
20 Feb 2021
Pablo Hasel was meant to start jail time for a controversial conviction but the rapper and some supporters locked themselves in a university instead. Prosecutors took offense to the content of his tweets and song lyrics.

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