Uduak Akpan, the killer of the slain Akwa Ibom state job seeker, Iniubong Umoren has been sentenced to death by hanging. An Akwa Ibom State High Court sitting in Uyo, the state capital, and presided over by Justice Bassey Nkanang found Uduak guilty on a two-count charge of murder and rape while the father and […]

In China, a prominent billionaire  Sun Dawu has been sentenced to 18 years in prison, the latest in a string of punishments against outspoken corporate bosses. Sun, 67, who in the past had  spoken out about human rights and politically sensitive topics was found guilty of “picking quarrels and provoking trouble” – a charge often […]

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