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An Ado-Ekiti Chief Magistrates’ Court has sentenced a former Special Assistant (SA) to immediate past Governor Ayodele Fayose on Union Matters to six months imprisonment for unlawful entry into a land and malicious damage to a property.
Justice Mojisola Olatoregun of the Federal High Court sitting in Ikoyi, Lagos, on Monday, sentenced Calistus Obi, a former acting Director-General, Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency, NIMASA to 42 years imprisonment.
A 40-year-old hairdresser, Oladunni Ayeni, who allegedly poured boiling beans water on a co-tenant, on Monday appeared in an Ikeja Magistrate’s Court in Lagos.
A 24-year-old applicant, Samson Ojowuro, on Monday appeared before an Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court, for allegedly stealing N68,700 to play Bet Naija game.
A Kwara State High Court yesterday jailed a former commissioner-nominee of the Independent Corrupt Practices and other Related Offences Commission (ICPC), Dr. Saad Alanamu, and a director of a private company, Salman Sulaiman, for 24 years.
Justice J.K Omotosho of the Federal High Court sitting in Port Harcourt, Rivers State has convicted and sentenced Onuoha Danhessy Akachuku to three months imprisonment, for defrauding an American, Maria Jose Alvarez of the sum of $5,260 in a failed online romance deal.
Three Nigerians have been handed 40-year imprisonment by a United Kingdom court for attempting to supply firearms and illicit drugs, officials have said.
A 45-year-old hotel manager, Ibrahim Ologun, on Monday appeared in an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court, Lagos, for allegedly stealing his employer’s N5.9 million and some valuables.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Gombe zonal office, has secured the conviction of one Adamu Mudi, at the state High Court 2, on one count bordering on cheating and forgery.
Justice Hakeem Oshodi of the Lagos State High Court in Ikeja, yesterday, convicted and sentenced a 47-year-old Chinese woman, Zhen Zhen, to two years’ imprisonment for setting ablaze a section of a hotel in the state.
Two suspected internet fraudsters, Ayoola Kamil, 36, and Rukayat Bakare, 22, were on Friday docked at an Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court over alleged stealing of a ring worth $9,000 and iPhone which value has yet to be ascertained.
A Kwara State High Court in Ilorin on Tuesday sentenced two convicted Internet fraudsters, Mustapha Sulaiman and Paul Chimezie, to one-year imprisonment without an option of fine.
The police in Abuja have invited a woman for questioning after she accused officers of raping suspected commercial sex workers with sachet water nylons.
The Oba of Lagos, His Royal Majesty, Oba Rilwanu Akinolu, has warned against mass characterisation of Nigerian Fulani as bad people, saying the attitudes of few bad eggs should not be rubbed on the whole tribe.
Nigeria's Africa Cup of Nations campaign got off to a winning start on Saturday as they edged out Burundi 1-0.
A four man gang of gunmen suspected to be members of a yet-to-be named secret cult operating in Aba and its environs have reportedly been arrested by personnel of the 144 Battalion, under the 14 Brigade of the Nigerian Army with its Headquarters in Ohafia, Abia State.
Guinea-Bissau President Jose Mario Vaz on Saturday appointed Aristide Gomes as prime minister, ending a political deadlock that dragged on since legislative elections in May.
Oil, one of the world’s biggest source of income as well as trouble. Senegal being the latest country to be afflicted.
A Canadian man has died after his parachute failed to open when he jumped out of a plane during a military exercise led by US forces in Bulgaria, local media reported on Tuesday.
Voters in the West African state of Mauritania were called to the polls on Saturday after a campaign dominated by the country's economy and appeals to preserve its hard-won stability
An independent tribunal sitting in London has concluded that the killing of detainees in China for organ transplants is continuing, and victims include imprisoned followers of the Falun Gong movement.
The Tema Police have arrested five Nigerians who allegedly raped a woman in the presence of her husband during robbery at Community 25, Tema, Ghana.
Real Madrid are refusing to let playmaker James Rodriguez leave the club on loan this season, instead holding out for a permanent deal amid interest from Napoli.