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The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Thursday in an FCT High Court in Maitama, re-arraigned a deputy director with the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Emenike Umesi, for alleged misappropriation of N54.3 million.

Court sends seven internet fraudsters to prison

Justice Ibrahim Bauba of the Federal High Court, Enugu on Friday sentenced seven Internet fraudsters to various jail terms.

Group secures release of two inmates in Nasarawa

The Lafia chapter of Ame Wo Ba Eggon (AWBE), a youth cultural group, on Friday secured the release of two inmates serving their jail terms at Wamba Correctional Centre.

US court jails Nigerian national for romance scam

Olu Victor Alonge, charged along with six other Nigerians with a multi-year wire fraud scheme, has been sentenced to a 10-year imprisonment by a court in Georgia, United States.

Two jailed in Kebbi for obstructing FRSC officers

A magistrate court in Jega, Kebbi State, has sentenced two men to six months imprisonment for obstructing and inciting members of the public against a Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) patrol team.
The Controller of the Nasarawa State Command of the Nigeria Correctional Service, Emmanuel Okoro, on Thursday refuted reports by a section of the media which claimed there was a jail break at the Keffi Old Prison.

Motorcyclist bags 14 years for defiling 9-year old boy on church’s altar

A 42-year-old commercial motorcyclist identified simply as Onyeje, was on Tuesday sentenced to 14 years imprisonment for having anal sexual intercourse with a nine- year old boy, by a Delta State high court.
The Controller of the Nasarawa State Command of the Nigeria Correctional Service, Emmanuel Okoro, on Thursday refuted reports by a section of the media which claimed there was a jail break at the Keffi Old Prison.

South Africa returnee bags 38 year prison sentence for trafficking heroin

A South Africa returnee, Raji Issa Adio, has been convicted and sentenced to a 38 year prison term by a dcc Federal High Court for trafficking 5.10 kilogrammes of banned hard drugs.

Two sentenced to death for murder in Ekiti

An Ekiti State High Court sitting in Ado Ekiti, on Monday, sentenced two persons, Tosin Oluwafemi, 21, and Tajudeen Ogunleye, 18, to death by hanging for murder, conspiracy and unlawful possession of human skull.
Justice Sybil Nwaka of an Ikeja Lagos Sexual Offences and Domestic Violence Court has sentenced a school Supervisor, Adegboyega Adenekan, (47), to 60 years’ imprisonment for defiling a toddler.

Full details of Chrisland toddler defilement case

The 22-month tension-soaked trial of Adegboyega Adenekan, a Supervisor of the Chrisland School, Victoria Garden City, Lagos State, ended on Thursday with a court verdict that he should spend 60 years in prison for defiling a two-year-old pupil of the school.
Niger State Governor, Alhaji Abubakar Sani-Bello, has set up two committees to spearhead his inauguration for his second term.

Niger governor restricts movement of articulated vehicles during daytime

The Governor of Niger State, Abubakar Bello, has signed an Executive Order restricting the movement of articulated vehicles across the state.
Justice Sybil Nwaka of an Ikeja Lagos Sexual Offences and Domestic Violence Court has sentenced a school Supervisor, Adegboyega Adenekan, (47), to 60 years’ imprisonment for defiling a toddler.

Court sentences school supervisor to 60 years imprisonment for defiling toddler

Justice Sybil Nwaka of an Ikeja Sexual Offences and Domestic Violence Court has sentenced a school Supervisor, Adegboyega Adenekan, (47), to 60 years’ imprisonment for

Man jailed six months for negligently setting N7.3 million goods ablaze

An Igbosere Magistrates’ Court in Lagos on Thursday sentenced a 67-year-old man, Gabriel Mbah, to six months imprisonment for negligently causing fire that burnt 80 units of imported Turkish doors worth N7.3 million.
A Kwara State High Court sitting in Ilorin, on Thursday, sentenced FBI suspect, Joseph Oyediran to one year imprisonment for cheating and impersonation.

FBI suspect Joseph Oyediran jailed in Ilorin

A Kwara State High Court sitting in Ilorin, on Thursday, sentenced FBI suspect, Joseph Oyediran, to one year imprisonment for cheating and impersonation.

Security guard in court over ‘attempted stealing of trailer battery’

A security guard, Anthony Ikhibhojero, 26, on Thursday appeared before an Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court in Lagos State for allegedly attempting to steal a trailer battery.
The Controller of the Nasarawa State Command of the Nigeria Correctional Service, Emmanuel Okoro, on Thursday refuted reports by a section of the media which claimed there was a jail break at the Keffi Old Prison.

Banker jailed one year for fraud

A Divisional High Court in Osogbo, on Tuesday jailed a 51-year-old banker, Yetunde Adewunmi, for conspiracy and fraud.
The Controller of the Nasarawa State Command of the Nigeria Correctional Service, Emmanuel Okoro, on Thursday refuted reports by a section of the media which claimed there was a jail break at the Keffi Old Prison.

Woman bags 10-year imprisonment for killing fiance during a fight

A 27-year-old woman, Blessing Edet, was on Wednesday sentenced to 10 years in prison for stabbing Edet Ebong, her 33-year-old fiance, to death during a fight over her refusal to wear an engagement ring he had given to her.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Thursday in an FCT High Court in Maitama, re-arraigned a deputy director with the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Emenike Umesi, for alleged misappropriation of N54.3 million.

Internet fraudster jailed six months in Kwara

Kwara state High Court sitting in Ilorin, the state capital on Wednesday sentenced another internet fraudster Akinbamidele Femi Johnson to six months imprisonment.

Police arraign man for assaulting wife

The police on Tuesday arraigned a 43-year-old shop owner, Taiwo Adekeye, in an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court for allegedly assaulting his wife.
The Controller of the Nasarawa State Command of the Nigeria Correctional Service, Emmanuel Okoro, on Thursday refuted reports by a section of the media which claimed there was a jail break at the Keffi Old Prison.

Man jailed five years for $1.04 million fraud

The Special Offences Court sitting in Ikeja, Lagos, has sentenced one Augustine Ighodalo to five years imprisonment for retention of proceeds of fraud totalling $1,049,251.84.

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