Tag: Prison

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AzeezNovember 1, 2017

Those responsible for Ozubulu massacre are in South African prison – Police

Commissioner of Police in Anambra, Mr Garba Umar, on Wednesday said those responsible for the church attack in Ozubulu in ...

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AzeezOctober 20, 2017

Appeal Court sentences Kebbi Accountant-General to 70 years in prison

An Appeal Court in Kebbi has sentenced the state’s Accountant-General, Mohammed Dakingari to 70 years in prison. Dakingari was found guilty of N1.6bn ...

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ToluOctober 14, 2017

#Impact365: Onyeka Onwenu leads visit of hope to Badagry Prison

It was a bright and sunny day on Wednesday, October 11, 2017 as a group of women philanthropists led by ...

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AzeezSeptember 27, 2017

Court remands 14 IPOB members in prison

An Aba magistrate court has remanded 14 suspected members of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) in prison for arson ...

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AzeezSeptember 15, 2017

Court remands 30 IPOB members in prison

Thirty members of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) on Thursday were remanded in prison by a Chief Magistrate Court sitting ...

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EditorSeptember 13, 2017

[The Sexuality Blog] A transwoman with a penis was moved to a women’s prison and this happened

One of the big discussions around the idea of transness is the argument that gender is innate and that person ...

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AzeezAugust 21, 2017

Send Nnamdi Kanu back to prison | Arewa Youth tell FG

The Arewa Youth Forum (AYF) has asked the Federal Government to immediately arrest leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, ...

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AzeezAugust 18, 2017

Send Nnamdi Kanu back to prison | FG tells court

The Federal Government has asked a Federal High Court in Abuja to return leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiJuly 24, 2017

Just In: Explosion rocks Bayelsa prison as inmates attempt jailbreak

An explosion has reportedly rocked a section of the Okaka Prison, Yenagoa, Bayelsa capital following failed attempts by six inmates ...

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AzeezJuly 16, 2017

I am ready to drag you to prison with me | Alison-Madueke told Aluko, Omokore

Former Minister of Petroleum, Diezani Alison-Madueke once threatened to reveal everything that transpired in the controversial fraudulent transactions between her and co-conspirators, ...

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AzeezJune 26, 2017

Nigerian rapper, Sauce Kid sentenced to two years imprisonment in the US

Nigerian rapper Babalola Falemi popularly known as Sauce Kid has been sentenced to two years in prison in America for ...

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ToluJune 20, 2017

Who is Otto Warmbier? | The American student North Korea ‘murdered’

The United States government will not be taking the death of this 22-year-old lightly. Saddened by death of Otto Warmbier, ...

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AzeezJune 14, 2017

How Linda Ikeji donated N100,000 to me while I was in prison – Kemi Olunloyo

Journalist, Kemi Olunloyo has revealed that blogger, Linda Ikeji donated 100,000 to her while she was in prison. Olunloyo had ...

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AzeezJune 12, 2017

June 12: M.K.O Abiola’s journey to martyrdom – a timeline

by Azeez Adeniyi and Alexander O. Onukwue June 12, 1993 is one day that will continue to linger in the ...

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ItunuoluwaJune 9, 2017

“Thank you for giving me a chance” | Chelsea Manning thanks Obama for reducing her prison sentence

Chelsea Manning, the transgender U.S. Army soldier wants to say thank you again to former President Barack Obama for commuting ...

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ItunuoluwaJune 9, 2017

[The Alausa Blog]: 30 years later, Ambode releases 18 inmates serving life sentence from KiriKiri

The Lagos State Advisory Council on Prerogative of Mercy on the orders of Governor Ambode ordered the Nigerian Prisons Service to ...

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AzeezMay 17, 2017

Mercy Aigbe’s estranged husband, Lanre Gentry released from prison

by Azeez Adeniyi Lanre Gentry, estranged husband of Nollywood actress, Mercy Aigbe has been released from detention after fulfilling his ...

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ItunuoluwaMay 16, 2017

Syria denies U.S accusation of building crematorium at Prison

by Itunuoluwa Adebo The Syrian government on Tuesday denied accusations made by the U.S. that a crematorium had been built ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiMay 11, 2017

#DiezaniGate: INEC staff remanded in prison for N111.5m bribe

by Omoleye Omoruyi A Federal High Court sitting in Benin City, Edo State, has ordered the duo of Uluocha Brown, ...

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AzeezMay 10, 2017

Just In: Court remands ex-FCT minister Bala Mohammed in prison

by Azeez Adeniyi Former Minister of the FCT, Bala Mohammed was on Wednesday remanded in Kuje Prison by a Federal ...

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RoqeebahMay 10, 2017

The YNaija Cover this morning – the 10th of May

Read these stories and analyses on YNaija by following the links below: [The Legislative Blog]: Here’s the reason Nigerian senators ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaApril 28, 2017

Doctor remanded in prison for allegedly raping patient

by Dolapo Adelana A medical doctor, Philemon Brazil has been remanded in prison for allegedly raping his patient. The judge, ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaApril 24, 2017

Court remands INEC staff in prison for N112.4m election bribe

by Dolapo Adelana Justice O. Efreti Abang of the Federal High Court sitting in Asaba, Delta has ordered that Mrs. ...

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AzeezApril 1, 2017

14 UNILAG student activists remanded in prison for protesting rustication of blind student

The police on Saturday arraigned 14 student activists of the University of Lagos (UNILAG), including Adeyeye Olorunfemi before a Mobile ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaMarch 28, 2017

2 men remanded for sodomy in Kano

by Dolapo Adelana Two men, Abdullahi Mohammed, 50, and Musa Garba, 20, have been remanded in prison for alleged sodomy. ...

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AzeezMarch 27, 2017

How I served God while in prison – Obasanjo

by Azeez Adeniyi Former President Olusegun Obasanjo on Sunday narrated three things he did while in Yola and kirikiri prisons ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaMarch 4, 2017

Henry Okah dying in South African prison – MEND

by Dolapo Adelana The Movement for the Emancipation of the Niger Delta (MEND) has said its leader, Henry Okah, is ...

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Op-ed EditorJanuary 13, 2017

Opinion: 2017 Ministry of Interior budget analysis

This, being the fourth piece in my 2017 budget analysis series, will focus on the budget of the Ministry of ...

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RoqeebahJanuary 4, 2017

The YNaija Cover this morning – the 4th of January

Read the full stories and analyses here now!

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ToluDecember 23, 2016

[The Legislative Blog]: Hon Dogara’s statement denying a relationship with James Ibori is not enough

A video surfaced on the internet yesterday where Senator Peter Nwaoboshi revealed that even while former Delta state governor, James ...

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