Tag: jail

AzeezDecember 7, 2017

How I jailed people for corruption while in the military – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday said he put many individuals behind bars for corruption while he was military head of ...

AzeezNovember 13, 2017

Court sentences two civil servants to 105 years imprisonment

A Federal High Court in Abuja on Monday sentenced two civil servants, Mohammed Audu and Yusuf Ayodeji, to 105 years imprisonment. ...

AzeezOctober 3, 2017

Court jails ex-DG of agriculture institute for 40 years over N177m fraud

A former Director-General of the Institute of Agriculture Research and Training (IART) Ibadan, Benjamin Ogunbodede has been sentenced to 40 ...

AzeezAugust 9, 2017

Our members are in jail without trial | MASSOB laments

Movement for the Actualization of the Sovereign State of Biafra (MASSOB) on Wednesday staged a protest in Aguata Local Government ...

AzeezJune 8, 2017

“I am sorry I got caught up in this mess” | Dammy Krane speaks after bail (WATCH)

Singer Dammy Krane has spoken about his arrest for the first time, a day after he was granted bail. Krane ...

AzeezJune 7, 2017

Dammy Krane released on bail from US jail

Embattled singer, Dammy Krane has been released from jail in the US after meeting his bail conditions. The singer was ...

AzeezJune 7, 2017

Arrest affidavit reveals how Dammy Krane was arrested (READ)

The Complaint/Arrest Affidavit for Nigerian pop singer Dammy Krane and Chukwuebuka Gabriel Ilonchowu who both hired a private jet with stolen ...

AzeezMay 14, 2017

Man jailed for threatening to kill Obama, family

An Oregon man who thretened to kill former President Barack Obama over social media will serve five years in a ...

AzeezApril 4, 2017

FG suspends three prisons officers over Ngilari’s release

The Civil Defence, Fire, Immigration and Prisons Services Board has suspended three senior prisons officers over the release of former ...

Oludolapo AdelanaMarch 6, 2017

BREAKING: Court jails ex-Adamawa governor, Ngilari for 5 years without option of fine

by Dolapo Adelana A former governor of Admawa, James Bala Ngilari has been sentenced to five years imprisonment without option ...

AzeezFebruary 27, 2017

PDP crisis: Sheriff asks court to jail Makarfi, Fani-Kayode, others

by Azeez Adeniyi National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Ali Modu Sheriff has urged the court of Appeal ...

AzeezFebruary 6, 2017

Ibori denies being deported from the UK

Former Delta State governor, James Ibori has denied reports that he was deported from the United Kingdom. Ibori arrived Nigeria ...

Oludolapo AdelanaNovember 28, 2016

How Buhari jailed me for 18 months – Anenih

A former Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party’s Board of Trustees, Chief Tony Anenih, has revealed how he was jailed ...

Oludolapo AdelanaNovember 22, 2016

CBN not in support of jailing hoarders of dollars – Emefiele

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) says it is not in support of plans by the federal government to jail ...

AzeezNovember 10, 2016

‘Soyinka risks going to jail if he destroys the Green Card’

Nobel Laureate, Wole Soyinka risks going to jail if he destroys his American Green Card as promised, a legal luminary, Kayode ...

Oludolapo AdelanaNovember 2, 2016

How uncontrolled anger landed my friend in jail – Alibaba

Comedian Alibaba on Wednesday shared a heart-wrenching story of how a friend of his is currently cooling off in jail ...

Oludolapo AdelanaOctober 29, 2016

Dogara and his cohorts will be jailed, Jibrin assures

Embattled member of the House of Representatives Abdulmumin Jibrin says Speaker of the House Yakubu Dogara will be jailed. In ...

Oludolapo AdelanaOctober 20, 2016

Withdraw allegations against Amaechi or go to jail, APC threatens Justice Okoro

The Rivers State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has threatened to ‘send a justice of the Supreme Court, Justice ...

Isime EseneOctober 10, 2016

YNaija Editorial: Ending the culture of silence on sexual violence

The darkest places in hell are reserved for those who maintain their neutrality in times of moral crisis – Dante Alighieri ...

Oludolapo AdelanaSeptember 27, 2016

Teenager jailed for 6 months for stealing N5000

An eighteen-year-old man Gadaffi Abdullahi has been sentenced to six months imprisonment without an option of fine for stealing the ...

Oludolapo AdelanaSeptember 26, 2016

PSG defender Aurier sentenced to 2 months in jail

Paris Saint-Germain defender Serge Aurier has been sentenced to two months to jail for two months. The Ivorian was sentenced on ...

Oludolapo AdelanaSeptember 18, 2016

Anyone convicted of looting should be banned from politics – Maitama Sule

Elder statesman Yusuf Maitama-Sule, has demanded that public officers convicted of looting public funds should be banned from partaking in ...

Ada IgboanugoSeptember 15, 2016

#WhitePeopleProblems: Man breaks into jail for protection

When many try frantically to break out, this 23-year-old man ironically broke into an Ohio jail facility for protection. Chad ...

Mazi EmekaAugust 18, 2016

Opinion: Unearthing the mystery behind incessant jailbreaks

By  Ogunjobi Michael Overtime, Prison breaks have proved a major bane of the Nigerian Prisons Service. The lacuna in the ...

Mazi EmekaJuly 16, 2016

‘I suffered immeasurably’ – Fani-Kayode

Former Minister of Aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode, on Friday, said that his trial by the Economic and Financial Crime (EFCC) was ...

Ada IgboanugoJune 21, 2016

Man in hot water for bathing police officer with ‘hot soup’ (PHOTO)

A 33-year-old man, Emmanuel Imole has been arrested for the most ridiculous crime – bathing a police corporal, Kayode Akingbade, with ...

Op-Ed EditorJune 8, 2016

​Opinion: The importance of the Sexual Harassment ‎Bill

By Cynthia Ferdinand. The history of sexual harassment dates back to the pre-colonial era when women were accorded little or ...

Ada IgboanugoMay 25, 2016

You won’t believe why this man got a 2 year jail sentence

29-year-old Mohammed Jamilu has been sentenced to two years’ imprisonment for inflicting bodily harm to another fellow for the most ...

Ada IgboanugoMay 20, 2016

Ex-NIMASA boss, Omatseye gets five year jail sentence

Former Director-General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration Safety Agency, Raymond Omatseye has been sentenced to 5 years in prison by ...

Ada IgboanugoMay 17, 2016

Mother of 5 caught with ‘bag of marijuana’, sent to jail

A 35-year-old woman, Grace Asuquo, will spend the next year and half in prison, away from her 5 children. She ...

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