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Nigeria tightens security in detention facilities

The Nigerian government Wednesday said it has tightened security in detention facilities to ensure maximum protection of life and property ahead of the festive...

#EndSARS: SERAP Takes Moses Motoni’s Case to the UN

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has sent an urgent appeal to four UN special rapporteurs drawing their attention to “the arbitrary arrest and...

EFCC accused of unlawful arrest and detention of retired engineer

Barrister Ndubisi Chuks Nwasike, Lawyer to retired staff of Shell Petroleum, Engineer Obi Timothy Nwasike has accused the EFCC of unlawful arrest and detention...
Ibrahim Mahama

GRA Employs Measures To Recover Ibrahim Mahama’s Debt

The Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) is set to employ all necessary controls to defray loss of revenue caused by MBG Limited and Holman Brothers...

Former Egyptian Leader Mubarak Released From Prison

Hosni Mubarak, the former Egyptian autocrat toppled during the 2011 Arab Spring, left a military hospital on Friday where he spent much of the...

Kyrgyzstan prolongs detention of opposition leader

A Kyrgyz court has ordered to detain opposition leader Omurbek Tekebayev for two months on charges of corruption, the press service of the State...

Park Geun-hye confidante placed under detention

Choi Soon-sil, a longtime confidante of South Korean President Park Geun-hye suspected of having meddled in state affairs, has been placed under an emergency...

PNG says Australian off-shore prison facility is unconstitutional

The full bench of the PNG Supreme Court on Tuesday ruled the detention of asylum seekers at the Australian-run Manus Island detention center breached...

Ghana immigration justifies deportation of three South Africans

According to the Service, the three were not truthful in the declaration of their mission in the West African country. Major Ahmed...

Nigeria FG Before ECOWAS Court For Unlawful Detention Of Dasuki

Dasuki, who was rearrested by the operatives of the Department of State Security Service (DSS), after perfecting the third bail conditions granted him by...

Kenyan Court demands the arrests of terror suspects

The four, Kassim Ahmed Ali, Ali Omar Bwanaadi, Muhammed Kassim Abdalla and Mustaha Kheri Shali, were arrested along the border with Uganda on...

6 Islamists held by Egypt over prosecutor’s murder

Ordering 15-day detention for the suspects, the prosecution accused them of belonging to a terrorist group and attempting to harm social peace. ...

Sanjay Dutt released from detention

Dutt was lodged at Yerawada Jail in India's western city of Pune in Maharashtra as part of his five-year jail term sentence after being...

UN Wants Julian Assange released

The report, adopted on December 4 last year and made public on Friday by the Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights,...

Beyond State of Fear and Panic: The GITMO Saga

The tale is told of a gravely-ill patient at the Okomfo Anokye hospital in Kumasi whose survival depended on an urgent infusion of blood. Just...

Lawyers in Niger continue strike against “extrajudicial detention”

Since the announcement by President Mahamadou Issoufou of a failed coup attempt in Niger on Dec. 17 last year, several senior army and civilian...

Kenyan court orders detention of terror suspect

Mombasa Senior Principal Magistrate Nicholas Njagi granted police time to investigate Ikrima Shosi over terror related offences in the coastal region. Ikrima is believed...
U.S. President Barack Obama speaks during a joint press conference with Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta in Nairobi, Kenya, July 25, 2015. Kenya and the U.S. on Saturday reaffirmed their commitment on security cooperation and in the war against terrorism to help prevent future terror attacks in the East African nation. (Xinhua/Sun Ruibo)

US Lauds Ghana For Housing ex-Guantanamo Detainees

The  in a statement said, “The United States is grateful to the Government of Ghana for its humanitarian gesture and willingness to support ongoing...
Detained female immigrants at a US detention facility

US female immigrants protest against detention

According to Grassroots Leadership, a civil rights group, the women began their protest by refusing dinner at the T Don Hutto detention center in...

James Blake’s Detention Was Not An Act of Racism

?There?s no reason for anybody to do that to anybody,? Mr Blake said Speaking on CNN, Bill Bratton said: ?Let?s put that nonsense to...

Phil Rudd put under home detenion

Phil Rudd Australian-born Rudd, 61, had originally denied the charges but changed his plea in April. He threatened to ?take out? a former employee, the...
This file photo shows Julian Assange holding a speech on a balcony of the Ecuadorian Embassy.

WikiLeaks Founder Julian Assange Is Now Three Years In Detention

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange marks three years of being confined to Ecuador's embassy in London on Friday, as recent events point to the possibility...

Mozambican authority confirms detention of police officers in rhino horn case

The Mozambican police confirmed on Tuesday in Maputo that four individuals detained in connection with a stealing 12 rhino horns case are senior police...
Wpid Gpha

Space taken by vessel result in loss of revenue-GPHA

The Ghana Ports and Harbours Authority (GPHA) has appealed to judges to reconsider the frequent detention and arrest order on vessels berthing at the...

We hold the Judiciary and its sanctity in high esteem

The Department of State Services (SSS) has decided to Appeal the Court Judgment of a Federal High Court sitting in Awka, Anambra State, asking...

A statement issued by Muyiwa Adekeye

A Federal High Court sitting in Awka, Anambra State, has ordered the State Security Service (SSS) to apologize to a former Minister of the...

Suspected Drug Traffickers Are Screened Before Detention

ahmadu giade NDLEA CHAIRMAN Chairman/Chief Executive of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), Ahmadu Giade said that the Agency has put in place...

Detention Of Ceasefire Observers In South Sudan Condemned

UNMISS Mongolian battalion evacuating civilians on 16 April from Bentiu, Unity State, after conflict broke out between government and oppostion forces. Photo: UNMISS 25...
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CID Warns Officials Against Criminal Activities

The Director- General of Criminal Investigations Department (CID), Commissioner of Police (COP) Prosper Kwame Agblor, has warned police officers against engaging in criminal activities. He...

Continues Illegal Detention By Police Of Samuelson Iwuoha

P.O Box 320, Uniport, Choba ,Port Harcourt, Nigeria Email : [email protected] 29/6/14 The Chairman, Police Service Commission, Federal Secreteriat Complex, Phase I, Shehu Shagari Way Maitama, Abuja, Nigeria Sir, Samuelson Iwuoha The Illegal Detention Of...