Court-justice-02

4 Boko Haram members sentenced to life imprisonment

A Federal High Court sitting in Abuja yesterday convicted five members of the dreaded Islamic Boko Haram sect for bombing the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, office and the All Christian Fellowship Church in Suleja and Abuja. Four of the convicts got life imprisonment. The bombings, masterminded by the terrorists, resulted in killings of scores…

Obasanjo

Obasanjo I made successful mistakes

FORMER President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, yesterday, reviewed criticisms that greeted his leadership style when he was president, saying all mistakes his critics claimed he made were “successful mistakes.” Many Nigerians, especially people from the South West, had severally scored his eight-year rule low, particularly for turning his back on the zone. Chief Obasanjo, who was…

China

80% African offenders in China are Nigerians

The Nigerian Ambassador to China, Aminu Wali, on Monday said Nigerians were responsible for about 80 per cent of the offences committed by Africans in China. Over 400 Nigerians, he added, were serving various jail terms in China for drug-related offences. Wali stated this in Beijing ahead of President Goodluck Jonathan’s state visit to China.…