Articles Posted in the " jail " Category

  • Biafra has come to stay, says Nnamdi Kanu from jail

    The head of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) group, Nnamdi Kanu has stated that “Biafra has come to stay” despite his incarceration. Kanu, a pro-Biafra leader whose arrest sparked a wave of protests across Nigeria’s southeast has told AFP from jail he is a “prisoner of conscience” and vowed to realise his dream of […] Post from PM News


  • Court jails two for $5.5m cash smuggling

    Two Nigerians, Ojukwu Nnamdi Roland and Ngene Linus Chibuike, arrested at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos while attempting to smuggled $5, 424,270 USD out of the country, have been convicted and sentenced to two years imprisonment respectively by Justice Ibrahim Buba of the Federal High Court, Lagos. Rowland was arraigned by the Economic and […] Post from PM News


  • $4,100 Internet Scam: Fraudster gets one year jail term

    Justice Oluwatoyin Ipaye of Lagos State High Court, Ikeja has convicted Adeosun Olarewaju, after he was pronounced guilty of a two-count charge bordering on possession of fraudulent document and forgery preferred against him by Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). Justice Ipaye sentenced him six months imprisonment on each of the counts. The conviction stemmed […] Post from PM News


  • Buhari storms Ogun for ‘Operation 40-40’

    Abiodun Onafuye/Abeokuta President Muhammadu Buhari will be part of history making as Ogun Sate will be celebrating 40 years of creation. The event, agged Operation 40-40′, is to mark legacy projects in the state. Addressing a world press conference Friday at the Press Centre, Oke Mosan, the Secretary to the State Government, Barr. Taiwo Adeoluwa […] Post from PM News


  • Court contends multiplicity of suits in Ecobank/Honeywell case

    Justice Dagat is still trying to contend with the lack of disclosure leading to different pending matters instituted by Ecobank before different courts on the same cause of action. The judge was was puzzled by the multiplicity of suits involving Ecobank and Honeywell. There are three suits pending before Justice Yunusa before he was eventually […] Post from PM News


  • Smuggling: Ex- Naval officer bags 4-year jail term

    A dismissed Naval officer was on Thursday sentenced to four years imprison after pleading guilty to illegally escorting contrabands from Seme Border to Lagos to evade customs duty. Chief Magistrate, Mrs Oluwadamilola Olanipenikun of the Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ court found Amadu Usman guilty of impersonation, unlawful possession of Navy uniforms and using same to cheat […] Post from PM News


  • We’ve done much in Ifako-Ijaiye LG— Rotimi Adeleye, Caretaker Committee Chairman

    We’ve done much in Ifako-Ijaiye LG— Rotimi Adeleye, Caretaker Committee Chairman

    Rotimi Adeleye, Ifako-Ijaiye Caretaker Committee Chairman; Wahab Kareem, Deputy Executive Secretary/Supervisor for Health and Alhaja Aderonke Kudirat Bello, Head of Local Government Administration speak about the achievements of the Transition Committee members since assuming office and the challenges they are grappling with in this interview with P.M.NEWS editorial team     Q: Congratulations on your […] Post from PM News