Maryam Sanda would have been spared, if... - Senate President
Mrs. Maryam Sanda, who was on Monday sentenced to death by hanging for killing her husband, will appeal the judgment, a member of his legal team has confirmed. Justice Yusuf Halilu of the High Court of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) had given her the maximum sentence for killing her husband, Mr. Bilyaminu Bello.
Mariam Sanda attempts fleeing as court finds her guilty of killing husband
Federal Capital Territory High Court in Abuja has sentenced Mariam Sanda to death by hanging.
Botswana scraps anti-gay laws
Scenes of joy fill the High Court of Botswana and surrounding areas following a ruling in favour of decriminalising homosexuality. The High Court had been petitioned by an anonymous person, identified only by initials LM for security reasons, who had challenged sections 164 and 167 of the penal code.
Malawi court orders partial election recount after alleged irregularities
Malawi's High Court has ordered a partial election recount following complaints from the main opposition party of vote-rigging. The Electoral Council has been ordered not to announce results.
Produce Dasuki, Court orders DSS, EFCC
A Federal Capital Territory High Court in Maitama has issued a production warrant on the Department of State Services (DSS) with an order to formally produce before the court, a former National Security Adviser, Com. Sambo Dasuki to continue trial.
Charity Aiyedogbon's murder: Court fixes Jan 30 to rule on suspect's bail application
Justice Modupe Osho-Adebiyi of a Federal Capital Territory High Court in Gudu has fixed January 30, 2019, to rule on a bail application filed by Emeka Ugwuonye who is standing trial on several charges including alleged murder of Charity Aiyedogbon, a businesswoman.
Saraki blows hot on Rivers Court invasion
The Senate on Wednesday resolved to investigate the invasion of a High Court in Rivers state.
Madonna allowed to adopt two Malawian children
Madonna has been granted permission to adopt two more children from Malawi after the country's High Court gave its approval.