Alleged Tax Evasion: EFCC Arraigns TSTV MD, Others

Alleged Tax Evasion: EFCC Arraigns TSTV MD, Others

The Federal Government has arraigned two chief executives of Telecom Satellites Limited (TSTV), over alleged tax evasion, money laundering and advanced fee fraud offences, before Justice Inyang Ekwo of the Federal High Court, Abuja. They are Bright Echefu who is the...
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Trump Convicted In Hush Money Trial

Trump Convicted In Hush Money Trial

A New York jury convicted Donald Trump on all charges in his hush-money case Thursday in a seismic development barely five months ahead of the election where he seeks to recapture the White House. The first criminal trial of a...
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NPA Retiree Jailed 14 Years For N24.3m Fraud

NPA Retiree Jailed 14 Years For N24.3m Fraud

An Ikeja Special Offences Court on Wednesday sentenced a retired staff of the Nigeria Ports Authority (NPA), Nasiru Ogara, to 14 years’ imprisonment for engaging in N24.3 million waste bin and vehicle documents fraud.  Justice Mojisola Dada, while deliverin...
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Court Jails Medical Doctor For Negligence 

Court Jails Medical Doctor For Negligence 

Justice Adedayo Akintoye of  Lagos High Court sitting at the Tafawa Balewa Square, has sentenced a medical doctor, Ejike Orji, to one year imprisonment for negligence and endangering the life of a 16-year-old patient.  Ejike and his wife, Grace Orji,...
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Court Remands Man For Allegedly Raping Friend’s Wife

Court Remands Man For Allegedly Raping Friend’s Wife

An Ikeja Magistrate’s Court on Friday remanded a 35-year-old trader, Chigozie Ojinika, in Kirikiri Correctional centre for allegedly raping his friend‘s wife.  The police charged Ojinaka, who resides at 72, Ayelara St., Surulere, Lagos with rape.&nbsp...
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353 Inmates On Death Row In Lagos

353 Inmates On Death Row In Lagos

The Lagos State Command of the Nigerian Correctional Service ( NCoS ) on Sunday said it had no fewer than 353 inmates currently on death row at its Kirikiri Custodial Centre.  The spokesman of the command, Mr Rotimi Oladokun, confirmed...
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Court Remands Man For Allegedly Stealing N11.27m From Fidelity Bank

Court Remands Man For Allegedly Stealing N11.27m From Fidelity Bank

An Ikeja Special Offences Court on Tuesday remanded a 32-year-old man, Sedeliu Iziomo, in a correctional facility for allegedly stealing N11.27 million from Fidelity Bank Plc.  The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Iziomo is charged with a two-cou...
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School Bus Driver Bags Life Sentence For Defiling 4-Year-Old Pupil

School Bus Driver Bags Life Sentence For Defiling 4-Year-Old Pupil

An Ikeja Domestic Violence and Sexual Offences Court on Thursday sentenced a 39-year-old driver, Abiodun Matthew, to life imprisonment for defiling a pupil of University of Lagos (UNILAG) Women Society School.  Matthew, who was charged with sexual assault...
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Woman Docked Over Alleged N4m Theft From Stanbic IBTC Bank

Woman Docked Over Alleged N4m Theft From Stanbic IBTC Bank

The Police in Osun State on Friday, arraigned one Sarah Peter, 28, before an Ile-Ife Magistrates’ Court for alleged N4 million theft from Stanbic bank.  The Prosecutor, Insp Elijah Adesina, told the court that the defendant committed the offence so...
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Ten Pirates Bag 48 Years Imprisonment In Nigeria

Ten Pirates Bag 48 Years Imprisonment In Nigeria

A Federal High Court sitting in Lagos on Friday sentenced ten (10) pirates to a total of 48 years each in prison under the Suppression of Piracy and Other Maritime Offences, SPOMO ACT, for hijacking a Chinese fishing ves...
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Ex-Bank PHB MD Jailed For N25.7b Fraud, Wife Acquitted

Ex-Bank PHB MD Jailed For N25.7b Fraud, Wife Acquitted

An Ikeja High Court on Wednesday night sentenced Francis Atuche, a former Managing Director of the defunct Bank PHB (now Keystone Bank), to six years’ imprisonment for defrauding the bank of N25.7 billion.  In a 12-hour judgment, Justice Lateefa Okunnu....
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Airtel Official Bags Five Years Jail For  N2.2m Fraud

Airtel Official Bags Five Years Jail For N2.2m Fraud

A Magistrates’ Court in Igbosere, Lagos, on Tuesday sentenced a customer service representative of Airtel Nigeria Ltd, Jeremiah Mustapha, to five years in correctional centre, for facilitating a N2.2 million fraud. Mustapha, 32, was arraigned on June 14, 201...
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Court Sentences Driver To 15-Year Jail For Raping Employer’s Daughter

Court Sentences Driver To 15-Year Jail For Raping Employer’s Daughter

An Ikeja Special Offences Court has sentenced a driver, Francis Apai, to 15 years imprisonment for raping his employer’s 17-year-old daughter in Lagos. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Justice Sherifat Solebo sentenced Apai after finding him gui...
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FRSC Sokoto Tackles Reckless Driving As Court Jails Two For Assaulting Marshals

FRSC Sokoto Tackles Reckless Driving As Court Jails Two For Assaulting Marshals

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) Sokoto Zonal Command. Is set to deploy personnel and logistics including patrol vehicles and ambulances on all the major routes of Sokoto, Kebbi and Zamfara states in order to ease movement of vehicles and...
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