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ICC Confirms Nigeria for Key Cricket Engagements in 2021

Joel Ajayi The International Cricket Council, the umbrella body for the sport has confirmed Nigeria in two of the body’s major activities in 2021 including Nigeria hosting one of them. In a communication sent out over the weekend, Nigeria was

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Why Justice Bello Is Eminently Qualified For ICC

ZAINAB DUKE-ABIOLA Most learned eyebrows were raised when we read the unwarranted attacks and innuendos in some newspapers targeted at one of Nigeria’s finest legal luminaries, His Lordship Justice Ishaq Usman Bello. The “allegations” against the learned judge include his

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Amnesty lnt’l to ICC: Investigate War Crimes, Violation Of Human Rights In Nigeria

By Cyril Ogar Amnesty International says there are critical evidences for the Office of the Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC) to open a formal investigation against Nigeria over serious violations of international humanitarian law and human rights law

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ICC Denies Rating Buhari On Integrity

The International Criminal Court (ICC) has denied claim that it invited President Muhammadu Buhari as its keynote speaker during its 20th anniversary because he had the highest rating on integrity. A lawmaker, Abdulmumin Jibrin in an interview on a national television in

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Dino Melaye To Sue FG To ICC Over Maltreatment

Dino Melaye, Senator representing Kogi West, on Saturday disclosed that he will be heading to the International Criminal Court of Justice, ICC, to get justice in his matter. The embattled lawmaker revealed that he will be filing his case at the ICC.

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ICC T20 World Cup Qualifier: Ukwenya Assures Great Outing For Nigeria

By Joel Ajayi, Abuja President of the Nigeria Cricket Federation (NCF), Professor Adam Yahaya Ukwenya, has assured Nigerians of a good outing at the forthcoming T-20 World Cup and African Cup Tickets from 14th to 30thApril, 2018 at the Tafawa Balewa

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Russia pulls out from International Criminal Court

Russian President Vladimir Putin has signed a decree to withdraw Russia from the International Criminal Court (ICC), which prosecutes war crimes, genocide and crimes against humanity. Russia in 2000 signed the Rome treaty that established the Hague-based court but never

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War crimes court to open initial probe into Gabon unrest

The chief prosecutor of the International Criminal Court said Thursday she was opening an initial probe into the deadly unrest in Gabon triggered by disputed elections. The news came only days after President Ali Bongo, re-elected by a wafer-thin margin

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Africa and the International Criminal Court — Cutting through the Noise

  In popular accounts, Africa and the International Criminal Court (ICC) are pitted against each other. The ICC is derided as being “biased” against Africa, ignorant of the attitudes and desires of Africans, and even neo-colonial. We, the Africa Group

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SERAP drags governors to ICC over non payment of workers’ salaries

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has requested Mrs. Fatou Bensouda, Prosecutor, International Criminal Court (ICC) to investigate allegations of collective punishment and crimes against humanity against tens of thousands of Nigerian workers as a result of non-payment of their salaries

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