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Maryam Sanda Appeals Judgement Which Sentenced Her To Death

Maryam Sanda has approached the Court of Appeal in Abuja to challenge the judgment which sentenced her to death. She filed the appeal three weeks after she was convicted and sentenced to death by hanging by a Federal Capital Territory (FCT) High Court over the death of her husband, Bilyaminu Bello. In the Notice of... Continue Reading →

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EFCC Disobeys Court, Refuses To Release Adoke

Human rights activist, Chief Mike Ozekhome (SAN), has lamented the refusal of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission to release his client, Mr. Bello Adoke, the immediate past Attorney General of the Federation. Ozekhome in a statement on Thursday said it was unfortunate that about a week after Justice Idris Kutigi of an FCT High... Continue Reading →

EFCC Finally Releases Senator Shehu Sani After 4 Weeks Of Illegal Detention

A former lawmaker representing Kaduna central senatorial district in the National Assembly, Senator Shehu Sani, has been released from the custody of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission after perfecting his bail conditions. Sani, who is facing trial for alleged name-dropping and extortion of $24,000, had spent four weeks in the EFCC custody before being... Continue Reading →

Lassa Fever Killed My Witness’ Brother, Lawan Tells Court

Ex-chairman of the House of Representatives Ad hoc Committee that investigated the fuel subsidy regime in 2012, Farouk Lawan, told the High Court of the Federal Capital Territory in Apo, Abuja, on Tuesday, that his first defence witness’ brother in his ongoing bribery case was killed by Lassa fever in Kano on Sunday. Lawan gave... Continue Reading →

Mother, Son Jailed Three Years For Internet Fraud

The Federal High Court in Lagos, on Tuesday, sentenced one Mrs. Damilola Adeyeri and her son, Alaba, to three years’ imprisonment for defrauding an American of the sum of $82,570. Justice C. J. Aneke convicted the duo of the four counts bordering on “fraudulent business trick and email compromise” filed against them by the Economic... Continue Reading →

EFCC Arraign Ex Minister Of Justice, Mohammed Adoke, Six Others Over Corruption

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, (EFCC) on Thursday, arraigned the former Attorney- General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mohammed Adoke (SAN) at the High Court of the Federal Capital Territory, Gwagwalada, The ex-minister was arraigned on a 42-count charge of corruption. Adoke, who is standing trial over his alleged role in the “fraudulent” transfer... Continue Reading →

JUST IN: Court Sends DG Arts And Culture, Runsewe To Prison

Justice Jude Okeke of the High Court of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) has sentenced the Director-General of the National Council for Arts and Culture (NCAC), Olusegun Runsewe, to prison. Justice Okeke made the order on Thursday while ruling on a motion drawn from a suit filed by Ummakalif Limited against the Minister of the... Continue Reading →

Female Prison Officer Jailed For Being Romantically Involved With a Dangerous Male Inmate

A prison officer who fell in love and had a fling with a "dangerous" inmate at Britain’s biggest men’s jail was locked up for twelve months on Tuesday. Ayshea Gunn, 27, was sentenced to a year behind bars after numerous phone calls, some sexually explicit, were found between her and prisoner Khuram Razaq, 29 Daily... Continue Reading →

Bribery: Appeal Court Affirms Ex-SAN Nwobike’s Conviction

The Court of Appeal, Lagos Division, on Thursday, dismissed an appeal by a former Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Dr. Joseph Nwobike. Nwobike had approached the appellate court in a suit challenging his conviction by the Lagos State High Court Pulse NG reports. Nwobike was convicted in April 2018 of attempting to pervert the course of... Continue Reading →

Orji Kalu Seeks Post-Conviction Bail, Cites Poor Health

A former governor of Abia State, Orji Kalu, who was on December 5 convicted of N7.1bn fraud and sentenced to 12 years’ imprisonment, has urged the court to grant him a post-conviction bail. Kalu, who has since been taken to the prison after conviction, said in an application on Tuesday that he is battling serious... Continue Reading →

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