Former Croatian PM sentenced to 4yrs imprisonment for corruption

Former Croatian Prime Minister Ivo Sanader was on Friday sentenced to four and a half years imprisonment for a corruption case. He was accused of taking 17 million kunas (about 2.5 million dollars) bribes after government bought a building from a private company in 2009 when he was prime minister. According to the law, Sanader……

Reps want financial crimes offenders jailed for 20 years

A bill that proposes to extend jail term for people convicted of economic and financial crimes from two years to 20 years has passed its second reading at the House of Representatives. The bill is part of an amendment of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission Act, 2004 obtained by the Punch. Lawmakers said the……

Man In Jail For Insulting A Northern Governor

A man identified aas Gambo Saeed has been arraigned before the Kastina State magistrate court by men of the Nigerian Police Force, NPF, represented in court by Police Prosecutor, Insp. Isa Liti on grounds that the accused intentionally insulted and defamed the state governor. The arraignment came in pursuant of a complaint filed by Mr……

Man jailed for insulting, defaming Gov. Masari on social media

A Katsina Chief Magistrate’s Court has sentenced one Gambo Saeed to nine months imprisonment for insulting and defaming the character of Gov. Aminu Masari of Katsina State on social media. Saeed resides in Muduru village in Mani Local Government Area of Katsina State. The Police Prosecutor, Insp. Isa Liti, earlier told the court that Saeed……

Senator Dino Melaye Vows To Send Sahara Reporters Publisher To Jail

The Senator representing Kogi West senatorial district on the floor of the Nigerian National Assembly, Dino Melaye has made fresh threats against online publishing medium, Sahara Reporters. The threat comes after the news website alleged that the senator did not graduate from the Geography department of the Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria. Following the claim, the……

Wear our uniforms and go to jail – Army warns civilians

The Nigerian Army has warned that any civilian caught in wearing military camouflage will be jailed. The Director, Army Public Relations, Brig. Gen. Sani Usman, stated this in an interview with Punch. He said the offense attracts one-month prison term, which according to him is in line with the law of the land. Usman said:……

Homosexualism On The Increase Despite 14 Years Jail Term

Despite the Nigerian law passed during the Goodluck Jonathan administration allowing up to 14 years imprisonment for persons caught engaging in homosexual acts, new reports indicate that the act has continued to spread more in the country. A Nigerian man, Emmanuel Stephens in a chat with Chijioke Iremeka admitted to being a repentant homosexual. He……

House Passes 10 Years Jail Term/N10m For Violators of Consumer Rights

Turaki Adamu Hassan, Abuja: As part of efforts to ease the Nigerian business environment for investors and grow the economy, the House of Representatives has passed a Bill that seeks to, among other things, establish the Competition and Consumer Protection Tribunal to promote healthy business competition and strengthen consumer rights. The House adopted the recommendation…

Trey Songs Might Be Going To Jail After Refusing Plea Deal

American Singer, Trey Songz born Tremaine Neverson may be faced with jail term should he be proved culpable in a case of assault against an officer of the law. The singer has been accused of assaulting a police officer at the back stage of his Detroit concert which held on December 28. The singer in……

14-year-old sister jailed for raping 6-year-old brother

A 14-year-old girl has been dragged to court after she repeatedly raped her 6-year-old brother. According to ZimEye, the Form 2 pupil from Hurungwe village in Shurugwi, Zimbabwe, pleaded guilty to aggravated indecent assault when she appeared before Regional Magistrate Mr Morgan Nemadire. She was sentenced to 2 years’ imprisonment, which was wholly suspended on……

Shettima To Borno COMPOL: Prosecute and Jail Officials Arrested Over IDP Foods

Angered by the arrest of some officials allegedly ‎involved in the diversion of 50 bags of rice meant for internally displaced persons, Borno State Governor, Kashim Shettima has asked the Borno State Commissioner of Police to expedite action in the prosecution of anyone arrested with a view to having anyone found guilty, sentenced to jail…