The alleged offences over which one of Nigeria’s well celebrated and respected police officers, Abba Kyari is wanted for by the United States Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) are captured in an extradition treaty between Nigeria and the US. Abba Kyari, a Deputy Commissioner of Police, is wanted in the United States of America for criminal prosecution after he was listed among suspects indicted in a $1.1 million international fraud conspiracy. And here are the legal implications for his extradition to the United States.
Last week, lawmakers at California's 2nd District Court of Appeal agreed with the Maleficent star that John Ouderkirk should have disclosed prior business dealings with Pitt's lawyers
Lawmakers have approved a law classifying Bitcoin as legal tender, making El Salvador the first nation to officially adopt a cryptocurrency.
Making IVF fertility treatment available to single women and lesbian couples was one of French President Emmanuel Macron's campaign promises, but it's yet to become a reality. The legislation was initially approved by the lower house of parliament but rejected by the Senate, where the right-wing opposition has a majority. Every year, around 3,000 women in France who wish to undergo IVF, but are not in a relationship with a man, travel to other European countries where the procedure is available. But this option comes at a significant financial cost. FRANCE 24's Claire Paccalin and Eléonore Vanel went to meet two of these single mothers.
The legal controversies surrounding the WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange are now in their second decade and the divisions between his supporters and critics remain as intractable as ever. For some, the Australian national, now 49, is a fearless campaigner for press freedom. For others, he was reckless with classified information, possibly endangering sources. Here is a look back at his long-running battle to avoid trial in the US.
15 Nov 2020
The United Arab Emirates scraped laws defending so-called "honor" killings, in a major reform of the country's criminal law. Alcohol restrictions have been eased and a ban on unmarried couples cohabiting has been lifted.
27 Feb 2020
The court did not receive enough votes to deem these "cultural shows" unconstitutional. Animal rights activists had taken the case to the highest court in the country and can no longer appeal.
18 May 2018
An FCT high court in Jabi, has adjourned the trail of Maryam Sanda to a later date due to the absence of the Legal counsel representing the accused from court on Tuesday.
22 Jan 2018
Nigel Wilson, group chief executive officer at Legal & General, discusses the future of asset management.
10 Jun 2017
Benue groups threaten legal action against herdsmen association.