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Thursday, September 23, 2021

We Turn to Lizards, Cats, Cows and Eat Human Flesh — Three Minors tell...

The courtroom of the Magistrate Court 4 in Yola was filled to the brim as the case was being called. Many in the small...

Lawyer’s Corpse Disappears from Mortuary in Cross River

There was confusion in Owakande 2 in the Obubra Local Government Area of Cross River State following the disappearance of the body of a...

Blasphemy: Kano Musician Freed Of Death Penalty Appeals Against Retrial

A 22-year-old Kano musician, Yahaya Sharif-Aminu, who was recently freed of death penalty passed on him for blasphemy, has filed an appeal against a...

AU Court Strikes Out Laws Criminalising Homeless People In Africa

The African Union’s Court on Human and Peoples’ Rights on Friday declared illegal the arrest of homeless people during police swoops, an official source...

Death After Castration For Rape Of Minor

With the assent of Governor Nasir Ahmad El-Rufa’i to the amended Kaduna State Penal Code Law 2020, convicted rapists of minors in Kaduna State...

Castration For Rapists In Kaduna State

With the amended Penal Code 2020 signed into law on Wednesday by Kaduna State Governor Nasir El-Rufa’I, rapists risk surgical castration upon conviction. Besides, convicts’...

Kaduna Approves Castration Of Convicted Rapist

The state assembly in Kaduna, in north-western Nigeria, has approved full surgical castration as punishment for those convicted of rape. The state commissioner for woman’s...

Do You Believe that Litigants Use “Juju”? Lawyers on Twitter Share Their Experiences

It all started with this tweet question by a lawyer with the twitter handle Segun Legal: Lawyers, can we share experience of Juju been used...

Robot Judges ‘Will Pass Sentence with no Human Bias’ in AI Courts – Michael...

It’s likely that most people locked in our jails believe that with a better lawyer, a more lenient judge or a more understanding jury...

Witches and Sorcerers’ Regulations- From Nairobi to Lagos, Africa by Extension

The existence of Traditional African Culture can not be discussed at any point in time without a mention of witches and sorcerers. The African...