President Accents Anti-Torture Law Eliminating Torture In Police Cell

President Uhuru Kenyatta of Kenya on Thursday signed an anti-torture law seen by human rights activists as an important step towards eliminating torture in police cells. The law, which was passed by parliament on April 6, empowers the country’s National Commission on Human Rights to investigate torture allegations and provides for reparations to victims. Human…

Crowd pelt Venezuela’s President’s convoy with eggs, stones at parade

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro’s convoy was pelted with objects by members of a crowd at a military parade, reports published on Wednesday revealed. The incident occurred at San Felix, a town in the southern Bolivar region, during a military parade held upon Maduro’s return from a trip to Cuba. A live television broadcast of the……

Presidency Suits me More than Governorship – Okorocha

The governor of Imo state, Chief Rochas Okorocha has said that he prefers being a president of Nigeria rather being a state governor. The governor said he had no intention of challenging  President Muhammadu Buhari, in 2019 if he (Buhari) re-contests. “Governor does not fit me. What fits me is president of the Federal Republic……

Former Croatian PM sentenced to 4yrs imprisonment for corruption

Former Croatian Prime Minister Ivo Sanader was on Friday sentenced to four and a half years imprisonment for a corruption case. He was accused of taking 17 million kunas (about 2.5 million dollars) bribes after government bought a building from a private company in 2009 when he was prime minister. According to the law, Sanader……

NTA News Summary: FG Responds to Judgment On Justice Ademola’s Case

NTA News Summary FG Responds to Judgment On Justice Ademola Case Following some losses in the court over corruption cases, the Federal Government on Wednesday this week filed an appeal against the decision of Justice Jude Okeke to uphold the no case submission in the corruption case against Justice Adeniyi Ademola, Mrs Olabowale Ademola and…

Syrian Opposition Lauds US Strike On Airfield

The Syrian opposition on Friday welcomed U.S. strikes against a Syrian government airbase and called for more after two American warships fired dozens of missiles at the airfield in a sharp escalation of the U.S. military role in Syria. The Syrian opposition has long been critical of U.S. policy towards the Syrian conflict, saying former…

NTA News Summary: Buhari Inaugurates Economic Recovery Team

NTA News Summary  Buhari Inaugurates Economic Recovery Team The Nigeria Economic Recovery and Growth Plan has formally launched by President Muhammadu Buhari. It is aimed at not only taking the economy out of recession but also placing the country on the path of sustained, inclusive and diversified growth at a rate of at least 7…

Resistance Can’t Stop Buhari Administration’s War Against Corruption

The Presidency has given assurances that the war against perfidy and corruption by the President Muhammadu Buhari administration will not stop despite the strong resistance of the opposition and their actions to thwart the government’s efforts every day. “Let me say one thing. Those whose illicit ways of accumulating money have been stopped will criticize…

APC Set To Intervene In Rift Between Executive And The National Assembly

Following the All Progressives Congress, APC has resolved to intervene in the on-going rift between the Executive and the National Assembly, the APC National Working Committee (NWC) will on Tuesday, April 4, meet with the Party’s Caucus of the Senate. Worried by the worsening relationship between the two arms of government, the Party had embarked on…

President Buhari Salutes “Chief Commander” Ebenezer Obey At 75

President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated multi-talented entertainer and gospel music maestro, Evangelist Ebenezer Fabiyi Obey, on his 75th birthday, April 3, 2017. Special Adviser to the President Media & Publicity, Femi Adesina, said the President congratulated the evangelist in letter to veteran musician. President Buhari said: ‘‘Please accept my congratulations, and that of teeming Nigerians,…

Court decides whether to arrest ousted South Korean president Park

A South Korean court began deliberating on Thursday whether to arrest ousted president Park Geun-hye, who was removed from office in a corruption scandal involving charges she solicited bribes from the country’s largest conglomerate. Park could become South Korea’s third former leader to be jailed for wrongdoing. She is accused of colluding with a friend,……