Posts Tagged ‘Prison’

Man Sentenced To Seven Years In Prison For N30 Million Fraud In Lagos

by Gerald Onwukaon September 30, 2020
The Lagos State High Court Igbosere has sentenced a fraudster, Tunde Martins to seven years imprisonment for committing a N30 Million Fraud offence. Justice Josephine of the Court presided over the case and was responsible for carrying out the sentence. The culprit collected the money as loan from Diamond Bank Plc, with Certificate of Occupancy […]

Nigerian Man Allegedly Arrested By Mistake In Maximum Prison For 6 Years Without Trial

by Seun Adeuyion July 1, 2020
A Nigerian man simply identified as Junior, has allegedly spent six years in a maximum prison without trial after he was arrested while charging his laptop at a neighbour’s house. This is according to a Twitter user with the handle @Hausa_girl, who said the suspect is not a criminal. @Hausa_girl said Junior was arrested alongside […]

“I learnt robbery while in prison”

by Seun Adeuyion January 25, 2020
A suspected armed robber, Ehuiwe Akire, has been trapped in police custody after having a field day in Festac and Apapa areas of Lagos. Akire, said to be the leader of a six-man gang, was arrested recently by operatives of the Inspector-General of Police Response Team. It was learnt that the gang’s targets were bank […]

Again, Deji arrested, arraigned, remanded in prison

by Breaking Timeson December 5, 2018
Barely 24 hours after his release from the Keffi Prisons, an Abuja-based activist and Convener, Concerned Nigerians, Deji Adeyanju, has again been remanded in prison custody. He was remanded by a Wuse II Magistrates’ Court, Abuja, on Tuesday, following his arraignment on charges of cyber-stalking, inciting disturbance and criminal defamation by the police. The presiding […]

BREAKING | Court Sends Dino Melaye To Prison

by Breaking Timeson May 3, 2018
A Lokoja Magistrate Court has ordered that embattled Senator Dino Melaye representing Kogi West Senatorial district be remanded in police custody for 38 days pending commencement of hearing in the case brought by the police against him and three others. The charges the police brought against Senator Melaye bothered on criminal conspiracy and unlawful possession […]
Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, prison

Brazil’s Former President Turns Himself In, Begins 12-Year-Sentence

by Breaking Timeson April 8, 2018
Brazil’s leading TV network Globo said former president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva has surrendered to police in order to start serving a 12-year sentence for corruption as ordered by the court. Lula had ignored the deadline given by the court, which expired on Friday, Apr. But today after attending an impromptu mass for his […]