Posts Tagged ‘Prison’

Again, Deji arrested, arraigned, remanded in prison

by Collins Ajibolaon 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 Staff Writeron 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 Staff Writeron 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 […]