Chieftaincy: Osun court jails 6 for impersonation

October 13, 2021 Lateef Ibrahim 0

An Osun atate high court aitting in Osogbo, Wednesday sentenced six persons to nine months imprisonment for impersonating kingmakers. The convicts were said to have paraded themselves as kingmakers and members of Ataoja in council to install one Chief Oladunjoye Abdullahi as Baale of Irepodun Community, Osogbo. The convicts are: Akande Suleiman, Chief Oladunjoye Abdullahi, Isiaka Balogun, Prince Lateef Jayeola, Basiru Read More

Akeredolu calls for urgent restructuring of Nigeria

October 3, 2021 Barnabas Olabisi 0

Following rate of criminality and security challenges facing the nation, Govenor, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, of Ondo state has called for urgent restructuring of the country in the best interest of all. Governor Akeredolu, speaking over the weekend in Akure, Ondo state capital during the commemoration anniversary of the 61st  anniversary of the country said the current system adopted in the county does Read More

64-year-old man jailed for impersonating lawyer in Osun

September 22, 2021 Lateef Ibrahim 0

Justice Peter Lifu of a federal high court sitting in Osogbo, Osun state, Wednesday, sentenced a 64-year-old man, Folorunsho Olayanju, to one year jail for impersonating lawyer. The convict who was said to be a political stalwart in Osun, was charged with six count charges bothering on fraud, impersonation and stealing. He was said to have defrauded one Hammed Bamidele, Read More

Ondo: 25-year-old man goes to jail for selling adulterated palm oil

September 7, 2021 Barnabas Olabisi 0

Twenty five-year-old farmer, Hassan Kazeem has been sentenced to two years imprisonment by a Magistrate’s Court sitting in Ondo town, headquarters of Ondo West local government area of Ondo state for selling adulterated palm oil to unsuspecting members of the public. Hassan Kazeem was said to have been involved in the illicit business of mixing palm oil with some chemicals Read More

Bank MD bags 5-year jail term for N4.7m scam

August 12, 2021 Chizoba Ogbeche 0

Justice M. M. Abubakar of the Bauchi State High Court, Bauchi, Monday, August 11, 2021, sentenced the Managing Director (MD), Workman Microfinance Bank, Bauchi, Sarita Aliyu Hello,  to four years imprisonment on a two -count charge bordering on misappropriation and forgery. The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) had brought the charges against her in the offence contrary to Section 308 and 363 and Read More

Breaking – Fraud allegations against Abba Kyari: IGP breaks silence

July 29, 2021 Chizoba Ogbeche, Abuja 0

The Nigeria Police Force Thursday night acknowledged receipt of allegation and indictment processes from the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) against DCP Abba Kyari, juts as the the Inspector General of Police IGP Usman Baba has ordered an internal review of the allegations. A press statement by the Force Public Relations Officer (FPRO), CP Frank Mba, Thursday in Abuja, said: Read More

Corruption: Ex-President Jacob Zuma to spend 15-months in prison

June 29, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Jacob Zuma, former president of South Africa, was found guilty of contempt of court on Tuesday, and sentenced to 15 months in jail. South Africa’s Constitutional Court gave the sentence after Zuma failed to appear at the inquiry led by Deputy Chief Justice Raymond Zondo in February. The inquiry is examining allegations of high-level graft during Zuma’s period in power Read More

Court convicts 3 for cybercrimes in Abeokuta, Ibadan

June 24, 2021 Bayo Agboola 0

Three persons were on Wednesday convicted of cybercrimes by the Federal High Court sitting in Abeokuta and Ibadan respectively. The convicted internet fraudsters were arraigned before the court by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibadan Zonal Office, According to EFCC , the convicted fraudsters are Afolabi Gbolahan, Gbolahan Sodiq Atanda and Saheed Ayomide Rabiu. Two of the internet Read More

Kidnapping: Senate proposes 15-year-jail for ransom payment, approves deployment of 5G network

May 19, 2021 Taiye Odewale 0

  The Senate Wednesday passed for second reading a bill seeking for prohibition of payment and receipt of ransom for the release of any person kidnapped, imprisoned or wrongfully confined.  The bill titled: “Terrorism Prevention (Amendment) Bill, 2021”, was sponsored by Senator Ezenwa Francis Onyewuchi (PDP Imo East). Leading debate on the bill, the lawmaker said the piece of legislation sought  to amend the Terrorism Read More