Gov. El-Rufai pardons convicted inmates today new year day

January 1, 2021

150 ViewsIt is a new lease on life for some former inmates in Kaduna state as Governor Nasir El-Rufai has ordered the release of 12 convicts in celebration of the New Year 2021. As governor, the powers conferred on him by Section 212 of the constitution and on the recommendation of the Advisory Council on […]

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Trump in a hurry to execute death row inmates in his final days in office

December 11, 2020

174 ViewsAhead of his official exit from the White House, President Donald Trump has scheduled five executions to take place before Joe Biden’s inauguration on January 20. It breaks a 130-year precedent in which executions are delayed until later during a presidential transition. If all five executions go ahead, Trump would have overseen the execution […]

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