Church pays fines of 25 inmates in Yola prison

The Catholic Diocese of Yola on Friday paid fines of 25 inmates from the Prison, as part of activities to mark the Easter celebration. Speaking at the ceremony, Bishop Stephen Mamza, said the church paid the fine amount and got them released. The church also presented foodstuff to the remaining inmates. Mamza urged Christians to……

Otondo’s 419 MMM moves lands corper in Kirikiri

A national youth corper is currently languishing at the Kiri-Kiri medium prison in Apapa, Lagos after a failed N3.5 million investment in Twinkas and MMM Ponzi schemes. Politics Nigeria discovered that the corper, a 2016 Batch B member of the National youth service corps, was arrested and arraigned for embezzlement after operators of the Ponzi……

Vice principal who allegedly impregnated student to remain in prison

The Vice-Principal of Day Secondary School, Tunga Minna, Mohammed Mohammed, who allegedly impregnated a 16-year-old student, has been denied bail. Mohammed had earlier been remanded in prison after he admitted that he penetrated the girl, but did not release sperm and could not be responsible for the pregnancy. The accused, however, was remanded in prison…

N23bn Diezani Bribe: INEC Staff Plead Guilty, Two Others to Face Trial

INEC Officials Face Trial With EFCC  INEC,  A staff of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, Christian Nwosu has pleaded guilty to receiving N30million as bribe from the N23billion alleged Diezani bribe meant to compromise electoral officers before  the 2015 general election. Nwosu was among three INEC officials that were  today docked by the Economic and…

Seyi Law jubilates over arrest of blogger Kemi Oluloyo

Stand-up comedian Seyi Law says he is happy to learn that controversial blogger Kemi Olunloyo has been arrested. The comedian who once had a face-off with Kemi who referred to his daughter as obese says the arrest of Kemi will serve as a deterrent to other bloggers who publish fake and unfounded news. in his…

UNILAG: Court Remands 13 Varsity Students in Kirikiri Prisons

      The police arraigned the students on a two-count charge of unlawful invasion and disruption of activities. The accused, standing trial before Chief Magistrate P.E Nwaka, are alleged to have engaged in unlawful invasion of TVC Television in Lagos. They all pleaded not guilty to the two-count charge. The magistrate, who ordered that…

Turkish imprisoned party chief goes on hunger strike

The head of Turkey’s pro-Kurdish opposition party has launched a hunger strike from prison, a news report said on Friday. “Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) chief Selahattin Demirtas began non intake of food on Friday in the maximum-security prison in western Turkey’s Edirne’’, the party said. It added that another HDP lawmaker Abdullah Zeydan, a fellow……

Tailor sent to prison for stoning vulcanizer to death

A 34-year-old man, Saheed Adekunle has been remanded in prison for allegedly killing a vulcanizer, Sunday Oderinde. Adekunle was arraigned at the magistrate court in Osogbo, by the police on Thursday. Police prosecutor, Duro Adekunle told the court that the accused person committed the crime on the 8th of March, 2017. Adekunle said the accused…

Prison letter not responsible for ex-governor’s bail – Lawyer

The legal team of ex-governor Bala Ngilari of Adamawa said on Tuesday that the “controversial letter” from Yola Prison was not responsible for the granting of bail to their client. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) recalls that the Yola High Court 1 presided over by Justice Nathan Musa had on Monday granted Ngilari“bail pending……