How Mighty Akasha Drug Barons Have Fallen

[Nation] Until their arrest and extradition to the United States to face drug trafficking charges, the Akasha brothers Baktash and Ibrahim were virtually untouchable, thanks to their powerful connections cutting across the country’s political, judicial…

[Nation] Until their arrest and extradition to the United States to face drug trafficking charges, the Akasha brothers Baktash and Ibrahim were virtually untouchable, thanks to their powerful connections cutting across the country's political, judicial and security apparatus.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Lawyers Accuse Fugitive Nigerian Senator of Threats to Life

[Premium Times] A week after a U.S. court insisted on his extradition for drug related offences, Nigerian senator Buruji Kashamu has been accused by some lawyers of alleged threat to their lives.

[Premium Times] A week after a U.S. court insisted on his extradition for drug related offences, Nigerian senator Buruji Kashamu has been accused by some lawyers of alleged threat to their lives.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

More Drug Barons Will Be Prosecuted – Kenyatta

[Nation] President Uhuru Kenyatta on Wednesday warned that more drug barons will be arrested and prosecuted, giving the clearest indication yet that the government was involved in the extradition of two sons of slain drug baron Ibrahim Akasha and two f…

[Nation] President Uhuru Kenyatta on Wednesday warned that more drug barons will be arrested and prosecuted, giving the clearest indication yet that the government was involved in the extradition of two sons of slain drug baron Ibrahim Akasha and two foreigners to the US to face drug trafficking charges.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Laikipia Security Committee Plays Down Reports of Insecurity in County

[Nation] A security committee in Laikipia has played down reports of insecurity in the county after the British government issued a travel warning to its citizens following recent invasions of private ranches by herders.

[Nation] A security committee in Laikipia has played down reports of insecurity in the county after the British government issued a travel warning to its citizens following recent invasions of private ranches by herders.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Soldier Sentenced to Death for Killing Civilian

[Premium Times] The Nigeria Army general court martial sitting in Maiduguri, Borno State, on Wednesday sentenced a soldier to seven years in prison for shooting and killing an unarmed civilian two years ago.

[Premium Times] The Nigeria Army general court martial sitting in Maiduguri, Borno State, on Wednesday sentenced a soldier to seven years in prison for shooting and killing an unarmed civilian two years ago.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Govt Secures $1.5 Billion Chinese Loan for Lagos-Ibadan Rail

[Premium Times] The Federal Government has secured $1.5 billion (about N450 billion) counterpart funding from China for the Lagos-Ibadan rail project set to commence in March.

[Premium Times] The Federal Government has secured $1.5 billion (about N450 billion) counterpart funding from China for the Lagos-Ibadan rail project set to commence in March.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria