Kano High Court sentences man to two years imprisonment for trafficking 30 women to Libya

A Federal High Court sitting in Kano has sentenced a 28-year-old man, Abubakar Suleiman, to two years imprisonment without an option of fine for trafficking 30 women to Libya.   In her ruling on Thursday, March 25, the presiding judge, Justice Sa’adatu Ibrahim-Mark, also ordered the convict to pay an additional N250,000, adding that he will serve additional three months in the correctional centre should he fail to pay the said amount.   The National Agency for the Prohibition In Persons (NAPTIP) had charged Suleiman, a resident of Kadawa Miltara Quarters…

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Court sentences former Exxon Mobil engineer to 15 years imprisonment for raping his tenant’s 14-year-old niece

A Lagos High Court sitting in Igbosere sentenced a former Exxon Mobil engineer to 15 years imprisonmentYesterday, June 1, 2020.   James Onuoha was sentenced to 15 years jail term without an option of fine after he was found guilty of raping his tenant’s niece, who was 14 years old at the time.   The incident happened on January 4, 2016, and caused outrage at the time, with a number of celebrities lending their voice to call for justice.     At the last adjourned date, on January 14, 2020,…

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Court sentences #FunkeAkindele, husband to 14-day community service

  A Magistrate court sitting in Lagos on Monday sentenced Nollywood actress Funke Akindele and her husband Abdulrasheed Bello a.k.a JJC skills to 14 days community service each. . . The court also directed them to pay a fine of N100,000. The duo pleaded guilty to a one-count charge of hosting a gathering of 20 persons and over, contrary to the social distancing directives of the Lagos State Government. . . The actress and her husband were arraigned on Monday at the Samuel Ilori Courthouse of the Magistrate Court in…

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Court Sentences Olisa Metuh To 7years In Prison After 4 Years Trial

  Olisa Metu was the former National Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). The embattled politician has been under trial for money laundering and criminal diversion of funds to the tune of N400 million. Justice Okon Abang handed down the sentence in his judgement on seven counts brought against Metuh and his company, Destra investment, by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).   The judgment came after the counrt found Metuh, guilty of some of the charges leveled against him. Justice Okon Abang found Metuh guilty of…

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