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Prophet Julius Babatunde Kumoluyi, the General Overseer of the Word Bible Church, has advocated capital punishment for corrupt officials saying it was the only way to end the menace of graft in the country .
An Ilorin Senior Magistrates’ Court on Thursday ordered that a 38-year-old man, Lawal Temitope, be remanded in Federal Prison for allegedly swindling a businessman of N4.1 million, being money to mine diatomite, a mineral deposit.
Damola Otuyena, head of cash and transit services of Diamond Bank, says N1.2 billion was moved to Ekiti for Ayodele Fayose, ex-governor of the state, using three aircraft.
The decision is a fresh sign that authorities are getting tough on police brutality after years in which civilians and human rights groups accused the police of excessive force.
Justice Oluwatoyin Taiwo of an Ikeja Special Offences Court, Lagos, has ordered an internet fraudster (aka yahoo yahoo boy), Abraham Sunday to pay the sum of N100,000 or risk spending one year in jail.
A Moroccan court has handed a 12 year prison sentence to a newspaper publisher charged with sexual assault, in a trial his lawyers said was politically motivated.
The Sokoto-North Local Government Executive Committee of the All Progressives Congress on Friday ratified the expulsion of the National Zonal Vice Chairman of the party in charge of the Northwest, Inuwa Abdulkadir.
The police on Friday docked a 38-year-old computer technician, Olusesan Orebajo in a Tinubu Magistrates’ Court, Lagos, over alleged theft of bank’s laptops and accessories valued at N4.8 million.
A Bayelsa state High Court VII sitting in Yenagoa on Friday sentenced Cpl. Vincent Olama to death by hanging for extrajudicial killing.
The Police on Wednesday arraigned Iliyasu Lawal, 28, Nura Iliyasu, 29, and Idris Suleiman, 28, in a Wuse Zone 2 Magistrates’ Court FCT for allegedly trespassing the premises of the Presidential Villa, Abuja.
A 47-year-old businessman, Francis Nwaka, was on Wednesday arraigned in a Wuse Zone 6 Chief Magistrates’ Court, Abuja, for allegedly obtaining N1.1 million from a customer under false pretext.
A Delta State High Court sitting in Asaba, the state capital, has sentenced the abductor of a Warri-based journalist, Chief Monday Whiskey, to 17 years in prison.
Former Pakistani prime minister Nawaz Sharif has been temporarily released from jail so that he can attend his wife’s funeral, officials and family members said Wednesday.
A Minna Magistrates’ Court in Niger has sentenced a security guard, Musa Isyaku, to three months imprisonment for removing APC bill boards in Minna.
A Kenyan man, Kalungasha Sena, has been sentenced to life in prison after he was convicted of killing a young man, who was chatting with his ex-girlfriend.
A Seoul appeals court on Friday increased ex-president Park Geun-Hye’s sentence for corruption to 25 years and fined her 17.8 million dollars (20 billion won), the news agency Yonhap reported.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Thursday dragged a 24-year-old computer engineer, Ayodeji Folarin, before a Lagos State High Court sitting in Ikeja for allegedly defrauding three Americans of $8,500 in the process while posing as popular gospel artiste, Lara George.
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Nigeria’s downstream sector records a yearly income of 56 billion dollars, Mr Abayomi Awobokun, Chief Executive Officer, Enyo Retail and Supply Limited, has said.
Former Arsenal goalkeeper David Seaman has suggested Arsene Wenger could be the ideal replacement for Maurizio Sarri at Chelsea.
A member of the National Assembly representing Langtang South/Langtang North Federal Constituency of Plateau State, Hon Beni Lar, has cried out that her constituency is under siege of political thugs ahead of the rescheduled presidential and National Assembly elections holding on Saturday.
A chieftain of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), and strong ally of President Muhammadu Buhari, Engr. Kailani Muhammad, has said that, the presidential candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, is desperate to be president of Nigeria.
Suspected herdsmen on Wednesday killed 16 persons and injured two others during an invasion of Ebete community in Usha council ward of Agatu Local Government Area of Benue State.
The National Bureau of Statistics on Friday released the Consumer Price Index which measures inflation. The index dropped to 11.37 per cent in January 2019.
Ekiti State Governor Dr. Kayode Fayemi, on Tuesday assured workers of his administration’s commitment to regular payment workers’ salary for effective and efficient service delivery.
Ex–international Raphael Ndukwe has charged coach Gernot Rohr to give more opportunities to players who didn’t play the qualification matches to the AFCON as the team gets set for the tournament holding in Egypt in the month of June.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Kano State says it will commence distribution of sensitive materials across the 44 local government areas of the state on Wednesday.
The trial of the Founder of DAAR Communications Plc., Raymond Dokpesi, was on Wednesday stalled at the Federal High Court, Abuja, due to absence of his counsel, Chief Kanu Agabi (SAN).