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An Upper Area Court sitting in Kasuwan Nama in Jos on Tuesday sentenced two labourers to four years each imprisonment for stealing a cell phone.
Justice I.B. Gafai of the Federal High Court, Awka, Anambra State has convicted and sentenced former managing director of Achina Microfinance Bank, Aguata, Mr. Jonathan Nnamdi Udemadu to 11 months imprisonment for multiple fraud.
A Magistrate Court sitting in Lokoja, the Kogi State capital, has sentenced one Godwin Adeoye, 35, to three years imprisonment on two counts of criminal intimidation and plan to bomb the National Petroleum Corporation and the National Assembly.
The Federal High Court, Uyo, has sentenced Mr. Chinonso Ugochukwu to two years imprisonment having convicted him on a two-count charge of selling infringing books, including Bibles, in which copyright subsists and for being in possession of infringing books other than for private or domestic use.
A High Court of the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja, has sentenced Alexander Micah Paman, a former Chairman of the Anti-Corruption and Transparency Unit, ACTU, of the Federal Ministry of Works, Abuja to 12 years imprisonment for defrauding the Federal Government of N5 million.
A Federal High Court in Lagos has sentenced a former Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) Executive Director (ED), Captain Ezekiel Bala Agaba, to seven years imprisonment for laundering N1.5 billion.
President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, on Tuesday, explained why the Senate refused to yield to pressure to declare Senator Orji Uzor Kalu’s seat vacant during the period of his incarceration.
An Osun State Magistrate court sitting in Osogbo, on Wednesday, sentenced a man, Jonathan Ukonwe, to 30 days imprisonment for resisting arrest and intentionally disobeying the constituted authority for not wearing facemask.
An Abeokuta Magistrates’ Court, on Wednesday, sentenced a 59-year-old man, Ekundayo Adebambo, to 12 months imprisonment for stealing gold jewelry worth N1.4 million.
A 19-year-old Chemistry Student of the University of Ilorin, Mr. Ajayi Joshua Oluwatobi, was on Tuesday sentenced to Nine months imprisonment by an Ilorin High court for allegedly defrauding three students seeking hostel accommodation.
A High Court in Kaduna State, on Friday, sentenced a businessman, Samson Eneche, and his company, Blue Saint Trading and Logistics Limited, to one year imprisonment for defrauding an oil-servicing company, Del Oil and Gas Nigeria Limited of N15m.
The duo, Pius Ochang and Demola Ayoade are accused of stealing bottles of mayonnaise, tomato ketchup and barbeque source worth N32,000.
Justice Aisha Kumaliya of the Borno State High Court, on Monday, June 22, 2020, convicted and sentenced an assistant director in Borno State Ministry of Agriculture and Natural Resources, Usman Abaji, to six months imprisonment for obstruction of justice.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has re-arrested a former Assistant Director in the Federal Civil Service, John Yusuf, convicted for N32.8 billion pension fraud.
Justice Joyce Abdulmalik of the Federal High Court, Ibadan, Oyo State, on Monday convicted Raphael Ayomide Davies of money laundering, and sentenced him to 24 years imprisonment.
The Anglican Bishop of Aguata Diocese in Anambra State, Rt. Rev Samuel Ezeofor has faulted with several sections of the Anambra State burial law, which came into effect on May 9th last year.
The Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Sadiq Abubakar, has tasked cadets of the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) on core values of integrity, first excellence in all they do and service before self.
The federal government has commenced moves to stem illegal gold exports estimated at annual revenue of up to $500 million to boost the nation’s foreign reserves.
Real Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane has been voted the best manager in the world by French newspaper L’Equipe, beating Jurgen Klopp and Pep Guardiola to the title.
The House of Representatives member representing Ovia Federal Constituency, Dennis Idahosa, yesterday, commenced the mobilisation of youths across the state with a vow to stop Governor Godwin Obaseki’s re-election.
Zimbabwe recorded 62 new COVID-19 cases and one death on Wednesday, bringing the country’s total cases to 2,879 and the death toll to 41.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says it does not substitute nominated candidates of the African Action Congress (AAC) or any other party’s nominations for Ondo governorship election.
The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, Thursday, said it has concluded plans to rehabilitate and build new plants, as all the four refineries are currently down, thus forcing the government to import petroleum products from the global market.
The management of the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, is under fresh probe as the Senate said it had received fresh allegations against it.
Lazio sporting director Igli Tare has refused to discount the prospect of signing David Silva on a free transfer.