• Probe Shi’ites, Southern Kaduna killings, Fayose tells ICC, calls for Zakzaky’s release

    Probe Shi’ites, Southern Kaduna killings, Fayose tells ICC, calls for Zakzaky’s release

    Ekiti State Governor Ayodele Fayose has called on the International Criminal Court, Amnesty International and other world bodies to investigate the murder of members of Shi’ite Muslim group in Zaria, Kaduna State and Kano State, as well as the ongoing killings in the Southern Kaduna.

    The governor described the detention of the leader of the Shi’ite sect, Ibrahim Zakzaky, and some of his members since December as inhuman, clear contravention of his fundamental human rights, and an affront on the 1999 […]

  • ICC summons AGF Malami over massacre of Shiite Muslims

    ICC summons AGF Malami over massacre of Shiite Muslims

    According to reports, the international Criminal Court of Justice (ICC) has invited the Attorney General of the Federation (AGF) Abubakar Malami SAN for explanations over the clash between Nigerian army and Shi’ites Muslims in Zaria.

    Malami is expected to leave Nigeria today for the ICC to explain the part played by the military during the clash.

    Also, members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN) otherwise known as the Shi’ites yesterday protested at the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) in Abuja saying […]

  • ICC Confirms Receipt Of Criminal Complaint Against Amnesty International

    ICC Confirms Receipt Of Criminal Complaint Against Amnesty International

    According to reports, the International Criminal Court (ICC) has confirmed the receipt of a petition against the activities of Amnesty International in Nigeria.

    The acknowledgement letter with reference number OTP-CR+265/16 was dated September 9, 2016 and was signed by Mr. Mark Dillon, head of Information and Evidence in the Office of the Prosecutor, ICC.

    Dillon said in the letter that the court is in custody of a complaint by a civil society organisation from Nigeria, the Centre for Social Justice, Equity and […]

  • Liverpool 4-0 Barcelona: Klopp’s hammer Messi & Co

    Liverpool 4-0 Barcelona: Klopp’s hammer Messi & Co

    The Premier League side strolled to victory as Sadio Mane, Divock Origi and Marko Grujic got among the goals in the International Champions Cup tie.

    Liverpool dealt Barcelona a crushing 4-0 defeat in the first International Champions Cup match played at Wembley.

    Jurgen Klopp’s men were at their irresistible best against the floundering Liga champions, taking the lead through the brilliant Sadio Mane.

    In the second half, a Javier Mascherano own goal against his old side, a Divock Origi strike and a looping […]

  • AC Milan 1-3 Chelsea: Oscar scores twice as Antonio Conte’s side end International Champions Cup with victory

    AC Milan 1-3 Chelsea: Oscar scores twice as Antonio Conte’s side end International Champions Cup with victory

    Chelsea managed to finish their US tour on a high with a 3-1 win over AC Milan, with N’Golo Kante making his debut and Diego Costa coming back from injury – but they still look some way short of form with the new season less than two weeks away.

    Kante looked authoritative while Bertrand Traore impressed and £32million signing Michy Batschuayi came on for the last half hour, but Antonio Conte will want to ensure he has a new full back, […]

  • Messi, Suarez start as Barcelona defeat Celtic in ICC friendly

    Messi, Suarez start as Barcelona defeat Celtic in ICC friendly

    Arda Turan and Munir El Haddadi each scored a goal as Barcelona cruised past Celtic in an International Champions Cup friendly in Dublin on Saturday.

    The Blaugrana’s third score came courtesy of an Efe Ambrose own goal. Leigh Griffiths scored the only goal for Celtic.

    Luis Enrique’s starting XI made headlines before the game wit the inclusion of superstar forwards Lionel Messi and Luis Suarez.

    Messi, who reported to Barca training seven days earlier than expected, came off at half-time. Suarez had missed […]