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19 Jun 2019
An Ado-Ekiti Magistrate’s Court yesterday sentenced former chairman of Ado Council, Mr. Taye Fasuba, six months over unlawful entry into a property and malicious damage. Senior Magistrate Omolola Akosile, in a judgement delivered on Monday, found Fasuba guilty in two of the three charges before the court and jailed him six months with an option…
8 Mar 2019
Chelsea Manning, who spent more than three years in prison for leaking US military secrets to WikiLeaks, was jailed again Friday for refusing to testify in a grand jury investigation targeting the anti-secrecy group. US District Judge Claude Hilton ordered Manning to be held not as punishment but to force her testimony in the secret…
16 Nov 2018
A French court on Friday sentenced a woman who kept her baby hidden in the maggot-infested boot of her car to two years in jail for negligence causing mental disability. Rosa Maria Da Cruz, a mother of four originally from Portugal, kept her daughter Serena hidden away until she was nearly two. Her lawyers said…
21 Sep 2018
Another minister in President Muhammadu Buhari’s cabinet has been found to have skipped the mandatory national youth service scheme, an offence that may see him lose his position and earn him jail term, an online news medium reports. The minister failed to participate in the NYSC scheme despite graduating from the then University of Ife…
26 Aug 2018
Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, the British-Iranian woman who has been held in Tehran for more than two years on sedition charges, returned to prison on Sunday after temporary release, dashing her family's hopes of an extension. "We have just heard the sad news that Nazanin's extension has been refused and she has returned to prison," said a…
28 Jul 2018
A 53 YEAR-OLD man, Tajudeen Muili, and Mukaila Muyideen, 52, have been arraigned before Magistrate Court sitting in Igboosere over alleged land grabbing. The duo were arraigned by police from Force Criminal Intelligence and Investigation Department (FCIID) Alagbon-Ikoyi before Chief Magistrate O. Oshin over offences bordering on felony, land grabbing, and conduct likely to cause…
26 Jun 2018
Wife of James Rynerson, an inmate in America has forced her husband back to jail to complete his jail term following his untimely return home . According to a daily, the 38 year old was being held in custody late May at the Mesa County Jail on menacing, disorderly conduct and trespass charges. It is…
2 Jan 2018
The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) organised a “CBN FAIR” in Calabar the other day where it used the opportunity to create awareness and sensitise the public on the “appropriate use” of the Naira, Nigeria’s legal tender notes. CBN, also “cautioned Nigerians against abusing the Naira notes, warning that anyone caught would risk six months…
30 Dec 2017
An Akwa Ibom State High Court in Uyo has sentenced one Wayo Samuel to eight years imprisonment for fraud. Samuel was arraigned by the Independent Corrupt Practices and other related offences Commission (ICPC) before Justice Okon A. Okon of High Court 8 on an eight-count charge of obtaining by false pretence, contrary to and punishable under…
12 Dec 2017
A Federal High Court, Lagos, yesterday sentenced and convicted a 35-year- old Cote d’Ivoire-based Nigerian, Grou Bi Clauvis, also known as Umeme Fabian Lotachukwu, to 10 years of mprisonment for unlawfully dealing in 1.205 kilogrammes of methamphetamine, a prohibited drug. The trial judge, Mojisola Olatoregun, convicted and sentenced the convict, after he pleaded guilty to…
12 Mar 2016
The Court of Appeal in Lagos today dismissed an appeal by Nollywood actress Ibinabo Fiberesima challenging a jail term slammed on her by a Lagos High Court. Ibinabo was sentenced to five years imprisonment by Justice Deborah Oluwayemi of a Lagos High Court for reckless driving which resulted in the death of a hospital staff.…

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Gov. Muhammad Badaru of Jigawa has warned women in the state against being involved in Permanent Voter Card (PVC) racketeering. Badaru gave the warning on Friday while inaugurating the APC 2023 gubernatorial campaign in Jahun, headquarters of Jahun Local Government Area of the state. He advised the women to reject those requesting them to submit…