Tag: Jail

Court Jails Woman Two Years For Stealing

Henry Solomon- March 20, 2021

Justice H.I.O. Oshomah of the Federal High Court sitting in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, has convicted and sentenced Blessing Adunun to two years imprisonment for ... Read More

Man Goes to Jail for Refusal to Pay `Gamble Fee’

Henry Solomon- May 10, 2019

An Abeokuta Magistrates’ Court, sitting in Isabo, on Friday sentenced a 30-year-old man, Taiwo Abiodun, to three months imprisonment for refusal to pay the N17,000 ... Read More

Why many Nigerians are in Chinese Prisons – Envoy

Arowobusoye Samuel- February 26, 2018

Mr Wale Oloko, the Consul-General of the Federal Republic of Nigeria in Guangzhou, China, on Monday said that many Nigerians were in various Prisons in ... Read More

3 Herders Jailed 1 Year Each for Open Grazing in Benue

Arowobusoye Samuel- February 23, 2018

A Makurdi Magistrates’ Court on Friday sentenced three herders, Iliya Garba, Hassan Abdullahi, and Lanshak Lonfalk, to a year imprison each, for violating Benue Anti-Open ... Read More

2017 Beauty Pageant Winner Serving 13 Years Jail Term

Tanimu- April 18, 2017

Irina Ayupova, convicted drug dealer serving 13 years imprisonment emerged winner of 2017 beauty pageant "Miss Spring" in Russia prison. Ayupova 36-year-old won the third ... Read More

House Passes 10 Years Jail Term/N10m For Violators of Consumer Rights

Tanimu- March 9, 2017

Turaki Adamu Hassan, Abuja: As part of efforts to ease the Nigerian business environment for investors and grow the economy, the House of Representatives has ... Read More

MD and Chairman of Ontario Oil&Gas Get 10 Years Jail Term For Oil Subsidy Fraud

Tanimu- January 27, 2017

Wilson Uwujaren, Abuja: Convicted fuel subsidy fraudsters Mrs. Ada Ugo-Ngadi, Managing Director of Ontario Oil and Gas Limited and Walter Wagbatsoma, the company’s chairman, were ... Read More

Shettima To Borno COMPOL: Prosecute and Jail Officials Arrested Over IDP Foods

Tanimu- December 14, 2016

Angered by the arrest of some officials allegedly ‎involved in the diversion of 50 bags of rice meant for internally displaced persons, Borno State Governor, ... Read More

What You Need To Know About The Nigerian Pastor Facing 14 Years Jail Term

Suleiman Idris- July 12, 2016

PASTOR, 1 OTHER BAG 14 YEARS JAIL TERM. The EFCC on 11th July 2016, secured the conviction of Pastor Emmanuel Markus Anga and Atin Victor ... Read More

Fani-Kayode, Nenadi Usman to Remain in Prison till July 4

Arowobusoye Samuel- July 1, 2016

Two former ministers and directors of Media and Finance respectively of the People’s Democratic Party, PDP, Campaign Organisation in the 2015 general election, Femi Fani-Kayode ... Read More

Two Zamfara State Officials To Spend Sallah in Prison

Arowobusoye Samuel- June 23, 2016

A report from the office of the EFCC spokesman, Wilson Uwujaren stated that a Federal High Court sitting in Gusau Zamfara State presided over by ... Read More

Two Oil Thieves Sentenced To Six Years In Jail

Tanimu- June 15, 2016

Wilson Uwujaren, Abuja: Justice E.A Obile of the Federal High Court, Calabar, Cross River State on Tuesday, June 14, 2016 convicted and sentenced Paul Etim ... Read More

Two bag 20 years Jail Term for Illegal Oil Bunkering

Arowobusoye Samuel- May 17, 2016

Justice Ijeoma Ojukwu of the Federal High Court Uyo, Akwa Ibom State on May 17, 2016 convicted and sentenced the duo of Wisdom Afangideh and ... Read More

Man Sentenced 3 Years For N3.8m Credit Card Scam

Tanimu- April 15, 2016

Justice Kuewumi Babs of the Federal High Court sitting in Lagos has convicted and sentenced Abdulhakeem Daud to three years imprisonment for credit card fraud. ... Read More

Parents To Face Jail Term In Uganda For Failing To Vaccinate Children

Henry Solomon- April 5, 2016

Ugandan government has warned that parents who failed to take their children for compulsory vaccinations would be prosecuted. A statement released on Monday in Kampala ... Read More

EFCC Docks Woman For N3m Fraud

Arowobusoye Samuel- March 10, 2016

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Thursday, March 10, 2016, arraigned one Asabe Abdulkareem before Justice Y.N. Galadanci of the Kano State High ... Read More