• Court to rule on Ikpeazu’s motion for stay of execution Thursday

    Court to rule on Ikpeazu’s motion for stay of execution Thursday

    The Abuja Federal High Court will on Thursday hear the motion for stay of execution in the judgment of the court that removed Abia State Governor, Okezie Ikpeazu, from office.

    The motion praying the court to stay the judgment was filed by Ikpeazu through his counsel, Wole Olanipekun (SAN), who led other senior lawyers.

    Meanwhile, the matter may take a violent turn as Ukwa Ngwa Youths under the aegis of Supreme Council of Ukwa-Ngwa Youths have threatened to make the state ungovernable […]

  • Nigerian man killed in Saudi Arabia marks 95th execution carried out by kingdom in 2016

    Nigerian man killed in Saudi Arabia marks 95th execution carried out by kingdom in 2016

    A Nigerian man has been executed in Saudi Arabia for the murder of a police officer, marking the 95th execution carried out by the kingdom this year.

    Fahd Houssawi was executed in the city of Taif on Sunday, Saudi press agency SPA reported. He had been convicted of the murder of a security man named Abdul-Ghani Al-Thubaity. Houssawi had knocked the man to the floor and repeatedly hit his head on the ground, beating him to death, before wounding another security […]

  • Boko Haram offer to release the remaining Chibok girls in return for avoiding execution

    Boko Haram offer to release the remaining Chibok girls in return for avoiding execution

    The Boko Haram sect, who abducted over 200 school girls from Chibok two years ago, reportedly want to broker a deal with the Nigerian government. They are offering to release the remaining kidnapped Chibok schoolgirls in return for avoiding execution.

    Two of the girls were rescued recently. It is believed that only a third of the abducted girls are still alive. According to a report in The Times, senior members of the terrorist group said:

    “We want to surrender because things are getting […]