Friday, 22nd September 2023

Imran Khan

30 Aug
Former Pakistan Prime Minister, Imran Khan, has had his three-year sentence for corruption suspended, but it is unclear if he will be freed from jail. The Islamabad High Court gave him bail until his appeal over the conviction is heard.
29 Aug
A Pakistan high court on Tuesday suspended former prime minister Imran Khan's prison sentence for a graft conviction, his lawyer said, but it was unclear if he would be immediately released. A spokesman for Khan's Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf party said the Islamabad High Court had overturned a lower court's decision this month to imprison him for…
21 Aug
Shah Mehmood Qureshi, former Pakistan foreign minister and a close aide of imprisoned former Prime Minister Imran Khan, has been detained after officials accused him of misusing a diplomatic cable for political gain.
9 Aug
Pakistan's parliament was due to be dissolved Wednesday, ushering in a technocrat-led interim government to oversee an election that will not include the country's most popular politician, Imran Khan.
8 Aug
Lawyers for former Pakistan prime minister Imran Khan filed an appeal Tuesday against his conviction for graft, as he languished in a small cell in a century-old prison at the start of a three-year jail term
7 Aug
Former Pakistan prime minister Imran Khan's lawyers were on Monday attempting to launch legal challenges against his three year-sentence for graft that has ruled him out of contesting national elections. The former international cricket star was arrested at his home on Saturday and taken to jail for charges he has previously said are politically motivated.…
6 Aug
Former Pakistan prime minister Imran Khan's three-year sentence for graft prompted scattered rallies around the country, but there was no sign of any mass uprising Sunday despite his call for supporters to protest.
5 Aug
Former Pakistan prime minister Imran Khan was arrested at his home in Lahore on Saturday after a court in the capital found him guilty of graft and sentenced him to three years in jail.
8 Jun
Former Pakistan prime minister Imran Khan had his bail renewed in over a dozen cases Thursday, a month after his three-day detention sparked violence, thousands of arrests, and the resignations of much of his party's leadership.
15 May
Former Pakistan prime minister Imran Khan was due back in court on Monday after his arrest and brief detention last week sparked days of deadly civil unrest.
14 May
Pakistan's former prime minister Imran Khan called for nationwide "freedom" protests on Sunday, after his brief arrest and detention this week triggered deadly unrest.
13 May
Pakistan's former prime minister Imran Khan arrived at his Lahore residence on Saturday after being freed on bail following days of legal drama and nationwide riots over his arrest on corruption charges.


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The ‘resource curse’ theory is self-evident in the local pharmaceutical industry. For each of the drugs imported into the country is at least 50 per cent of potential active ingredients idling somewhere close-by – untapped
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Operatives of Lagos State Traffic Management Authority (LASTMA), yesterday, rescued a woman, her two children going to school, and driver of a Sienna bus, involved in an auto crash around Ajah area of Lagos. LASTMA official, Odumbo Ekundayo of Zone 14, confirmed that the accident, which involved a Fiat pick-up company van with registration number…
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.Announce measures to tackle vehicle-related crime The police in Lagos State, yesterday, exhumed the corpse of the late singer, Ilerioluwa Aloba, popularly known as Mohbad. Spokesperson for the Command, Benjamin Hundeyin, also confirmed that the nurse, who allegedly injected the deceased before his demise, has been arrested. Recall that Mohbad, who died on September 12, was…
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Police operatives in Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja, have recovered the body of a 26-year-old woman, Blessing Karami Moses, who had been missing since September 11. Police spokesperson, Jospehine Adeh, who confirmed the development, said the body was discovered in the Karimo area of the FCT. She said: “Her disappearance was reported to the authorities…
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A 15-year-old Junior Secondary (JSS)1 student of The Tower Comprehensive College, Ogun State, Lekan Olusesi, who lost his limb at age six after falling into a pit, has recounted his experience after receiving prosthetic limbs. An elated Olusesi, said with the new limbs, her hope in life has been rekindled. “Now I can do so many…