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  • 475 Boko Haram suspects freed for lack of evidence
    by People Daily on February 18, 2018 at 5:16 pm

      Lagos, Sunday Nigeria has freed another 475 Boko Haram suspects following a series of mass trials in which most cases were dropped for lack of evidence, the justice ministry said Sunday. Over the course of the week, hundreds of suspected Boko Haram extremists have appeared before a court at […]

  • Atwoli calls on Gov’t officials to honour court summons
    by K24 Tv on February 18, 2018 at 11:55 am

    The Central Organisation of Trade Unions, COTU, secretary general Francis Atwoli has called on the government to respect the rule of law and insisted that government officials and public servants who disobey court orders were setting a dangerous precedent. Speaking in Kakamega county over the […]

  • Omtata seeks to block Ogeto’s appointment as Solicitor General
    by Nancy Gitonga on February 16, 2018 at 9:00 pm

    Activist Okiya Omtatah has filed a case at the High Court challenging lawyer Kennedy Ogeto’s nomination as Solicitor General. Filed under certificate of urgency, Omtatah says President Uhuru Kenyatta violated the Constitution by nominating Ogeto without public participation. He wants the […]

  • Muturi dismisses claims of House capture by Executive
    by People Daily on February 16, 2018 at 9:00 pm

    JUDY AKUMA and MURIMI MUTIGA National Assembly Speaker Justin Muturi has rubbished claims that the independence of the Legislature is threatened by the Executive and political parties supremacy battles. He termed the claims “baseless and formed out of ignorance and misunderstanding” of […]

  • Lusaka urges senators to put aside political differences
    by Sophie Njoka on February 16, 2018 at 9:00 pm

    Senate Speaker Kenneth Lusaka has urged committees chairpersons to carry out their leadership duties in a bipartisan manner. Speaking in Mombasa during the official opening of the Senate Liaison Committee induction workshop, he said it was time for senators to put aside their political divisions, […]

  • LAPSSET project 42 per cent complete, to launch first berth in June
    by People Daily on February 16, 2018 at 9:00 pm

    David Shariff The Lamu Port South Sudan Ethiopia Transport corridor (LAPSSET) project is 42 per cent complete with the first berth set to be commissioned in June. Government officials led by Transport Principal secretary Prof Paul Maringa, LAPSSET executive officer Sylvester Kasuku and Treasury PS […]

  • State pledges to compensate fishermen displaced by LAPSSET project
    by People Daily on February 16, 2018 at 9:00 pm

    By David Shariff. Lamu fishermen who were affected by the multi-billion-shilling LAPSSET project may finally find relief after the government promised to compensate them. The pledge came during a site visit by a delegation of government officials including Transport Permanent secretary Paul […]

  • Rogo’s widow sentenced to 10 years for aiding terror attack
    by Sophie Njoka on February 16, 2018 at 9:00 pm

    Wife of slain muslim cleric Sheikh Aboud Rogo, Haniya Sagar, has been sentenced to 10 years in prison by a Shanzu law court. Sagar was found guilty of aiding a terrorist attack at Central Police Station, Mombasa, in 2016. Principal magistrate Diana Mochache in her judgment said although the […]

  • President graces NYS graduation
    by People Daily on February 16, 2018 at 9:00 pm

    PSCU @PeopleDailyKe President Uhuru Kenyatta has directed the National Youth Service (NYS) to engage more in commercial activities and to especially play a lead role in reviving the country’s cotton sector. He issued the directive as he underscored the role of the youth in achievement of the […]

  • Work with me to deliver my Big 4, Uhuru tells CSs
    by Judy Akuma on February 16, 2018 at 9:00 pm

    It’s now official. President Uhuru Kenyatta’s team to deliver the “Big Four” agenda is complete with the swearing-in of nine new Cabinet secretaries on Friday. President Uhuru implied the urgency with which he wants the CSs to get down to work as he told them to serve the […]