Convicted Nigerian terrorist, Henry Okah, will know the outcome off his application for leave to appeal his conviction and sentence in two weeks’ time.
Forty-seven Nigerian men pleaded innocent on Wednesday to a charge of public displays of affection with members of the same sex, an offence that carries a 10-year jail term.
Nigeria has met with its West African neighbours over its land border closure, with the African giant insisting on levying duties on goods transiting to its country through neighbouring nations to curb smuggling.
Nigeria’s economic growth rose to an annual rate of 2.28% in the three months to the end of September after the production of its main export commodity,crude oil, rose to a more than three year high, the statistics office said on Friday.
Nigeria and neighbouring countries Benin and Niger have agreed to set up a joint border patrol force to tackle smuggling between the West African countries, they said in a communique on Thursday.