Sharif Pakistani ex-PM jailed 10 years in absentia

A Pakistani court on Friday sentenced ousted Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif to 10 years in prison for corrupt practices linked to his family’s purchase of upscale London flats, in a major blow to his party ahead of general elections on July 25. The guilty verdict in absentia against Sharif, 68, threatens to end the career […]

Saraki hails S/Court verdict, insists trial was political

The President of the Senate Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki has commended the Supreme Court for its verdict which upheld the Code of Conduct Tribunal’s ruling clearing him of all 18 count charges bothering on assets declaration. In a statement personally signed by Saraki, he said that the nation’s apex court had rekindle his strong confidence […]