Abraka, Edo State, Nigeria – A Nigerian human rights lawyer has further exposed the (not so-secret) news that three convicted criminals have been “secretly executed” in the first hangings in Nigeria since 2013. The executions breach a seven-year ‘official moratorium’ on the death penalty in Nigeria . . .
African lawyers’ associations at war over Gambia election Banjul, Gambia (Premium Times) – Representatives of the Pan African Lawyers Union and the African Bar Association are engaged in a war of words over the resolution of the general election in The Gambia. While the AfBA says it had arranged a meeting with relevant parties in… Read More Pan African Lawyers Union & African Bar Association War Over Gambia Election
Grace Mugabe told to return property in diamond ring spat. Harare, Zimbabwe (TheGuardian) — A Zimbabwean court has ordered President Robert Mugabe’s wife to return three properties she seized from a local businessman in a messy dispute over a $1.35-million diamond ring, a lawyer said Thursday. Grace Mugabe was taken to court by Jamal Ahmed… Read More Court Orders Zimbabwean First Lady To Return Property In Diamond Ring Dispute