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Court orders release of Dasuki’s passport
Justice Hussein Baba-Yusuf of the High Court of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), sitting at Maitama, Abuja, has ordered the release of the international passport of a former National Security Adviser (NSA), Colonel Sambo Dasuki (retd).
Court reduces Maina’s bail sum to N500m, one surety
The Federal High Court, Abuja, yesterday varied the conditions of bail granted to the former Chairman of Pension Reform Task Team, Abdulrasheed Maina. Maina is facing trial over alleged money laundering. Justice Okon Abang who granted the application for bail variation ordered Maina to produce N500m and one surety who must be a serving senator with landed property fully developed in Maitama, Asokoro, Business Central District, Wuse II, or Kantamkpe District of Abuja, with Certificate of Occupancy attached as evidence.
China jails scientists for CRISPR gene-edited babies
A court has found Chinese scientist He Jiankui guilty of illegal medical practice. He had claimed credit for genetically engineering twins resistant to HIV in a controversial procedure.
Croatian court allows gay couple to become foster parents
A Croatian gay couple are set to become foster parents after a landmark ruling by a Zagreb court, local media reported. The couple filed a lawsuit after authorities abruptly rejected their bid to foster children.
Saudi court sentences five to death over Khashoggi killing
A Saudi Arabian court sentenced five people to death over the killing of dissenting journalist Jamal Khashoggi at the Saudi Arabia consulate in Turkey last year. Three others received lengthy prison sentences.
Nigerian sex traffickers jailed in France
A French court sentences 24 members of a Lyon-based sex trafficking ring to prison terms of up to seven years for forcing Nigerian women into prostitution
Brazilian court calls for pretrial detention for ex-Paraguay president
A Brazilian court issues a preventive detention order against former Paraguayan president Horacio Cartes in a money laundering case and includes his name on the Interpol red list, in the framework of the Car Wash probe.