An Osogbo Chief Magistrates’ Court on Friday convicted an Osun monarch, the Olokini of Okini, Oba Akadiri Okanola, 65, and one Suleiman Rasaki, 47, for contempt. The Chief Magistrate, Mr Olusola Aluko, however, freed the monarch and his secretary on self recognition, who pleaded guilty, but cautioned them. The prosecuting state counsel, Mr Ogunleye Muyiwa, […]

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Geneva – The trial of Saif Gaddafi, a son of the ousted Libyan leader sentenced to death in absentia, did not meet international standards and he should face murder charges at the International Criminal Court (ICC), the UN said on Tuesday. Since his father’s toppling in 2011, Gaddafi, has been held in Zintan, a…

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RICHMOND, Va. – A Virginia federal judge has granted Virginia’s motion for a preliminary injunction against President Donald Trump’s immigration ban. U.S. District Judge Leonie Brinkema with the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia said the Justice Department had responded to Virginia’s injunction request with “no evidence.” Brinkema’s order specifically prevents…

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COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) – Convicted Charleston church shooter Dylann Roof wants a new federal trial. Roof’s attorneys made that request Friday. The 22-year-old Roof was sentenced to die earlier this year for killing nine black members of Charleston’s Emanuel AME Church in June 2015. Part of Roof’s argument challenges the government’s assertion that his crimes…

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THE Oyo State Government said it got a variation order which allows all monies and allocations meant for the 33 local governments in the state to be paid directly to them. The state commissioner for Information, Culture and Tourism, Mr. Toye Arulogun said this in a statement yesterday. He said that Justice John Tsoho of […]

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By Prudence Arobani New York – The U.S. Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals on Thursday refused to reinstate President Donald Trump’s Executive Order, which temporarily banned citizens from seven countries into the U.S. The three-member panel, in its unanimous ruling, upheld a Feb. 3 decision by a U.S. District Court judge, James Robart, in Seattle that halted the…

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