Chief Judge of Taraba State Set to Retire

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When a female is appointed to the Bench of the highest Court of the land, she is bound to set a record of sort. Such was our expectations when she was appointed Acting Chief Judge of Taraba State on the 12th day of April, 2012 and finally substantive Chief Judge/Chairman, Judicial Service Commission on the 13th day of December, 2012 upon the retirement of the then Chief Judge Justice Adamu Aliyu to which she did not in any way disappoint at all.

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PRESS RELEASE ON THE STATE PARDON/RELEASE OF MR. CELESTINE EGBUNUCHE AND MR. ABU DENNIS ULUBEKA, THE OLDEST PRISONERS ON DEATH ROW IN NIGERIA

DATED 12th JUNE 2019

Centre for Peace and Conflict Management in Africa (CPMCM) and Rethink Africa Foundation (RAF) Welcomes the release of the centenarian and Nigeria’s oldest prisoners, Pa Celestine Egbohuche, who had been at the confines of Enugu Maximum Prison for over 19 years and he is about 101 years old. While Pa Abu Dennis Ulubeka has been on death row for 16 years he is 89 years old.

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Russia: Detention and alleged beating of a prominent investigative journalist is deeply alarming

Reacting to the news that prominent Russian investigative journalist Ivan Golunov was detained and charged with drugs possession amid allegations that he was held incommunicado and beaten in custody, Natalia Zviagina, Director of Amnesty International’s Representative Office in Russia, said:

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