Court sentences former NIMASA boss to five years imprisonment

A Federal High Court sitting in Lagos on Friday sentenced a former Director-General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration Safety Agency, Mr. Raymond Temisan Omatseye, to five years in prison over a N1.5bn contract scam. Omatseye was arraigned before the court over alleged bid rigging and N1.5billion contract scam filed against him by the Economic and… Read More Court sentences former NIMASA boss to five years imprisonment

Woman sues husband for defiling their daughter

A Gudu Upper Area Court in the Federal Capital Territory yesterday remanded, Uche Uzogora, for allegedly defiling his 11-year-old daughter. The presiding officer, Alhaji Umar Kagarko, remanded the defendant in police custody, and adjourned the case till July 25 for hearing. Earlier, Blessing Akarayere, wife of the defendant, told the court that her husband Uzogora… Read More Woman sues husband for defiling their daughter

Ebonyi High Court sentences four to death by hanging for kidnapping, murder

Two people, identified as Onyemachi Oge and Okechukwu Oma were, on Friday, sentenced to death by hanging by a High court sitting in Abakaliki, Ebonyi State for kidnapping a medical doctor, Dr. Chuka Manyike in the state. The duo alongside Chukwuemeka Levi, Idris Oken, Edeke Desmond and Ijeoma Oge were accused of kidnapping Manyinke, a… Read More Ebonyi High Court sentences four to death by hanging for kidnapping, murder

Two arraigned for stealing $14million from church in Ogun

Ogun State police command, on Monday, arraigned two men for allegedly stealing 14 million dollars belonging to the West African Christian Mission. They were identified as 73-year-old Akapo Paul and 63-year-old Johnson Shorinnolu. They appeared before an Ota Magistrates’ Court. The accused, whose addresses are unknown, are facing two-count charge of stealing and conspiracy. The… Read More Two arraigned for stealing $14million from church in Ogun

Princess Cristina of Spain make first appearance on court for trial

Spain’s Princess Cristina has testified for the first time at her trial for alleged tax fraud, answering only the questions posed by her own lawyer. She told the court in Mallorca that she had never asked her husband, Inaki Urdangarin, how he ran a property company they jointly owned. Mr Urdangarin is accused of using… Read More Princess Cristina of Spain make first appearance on court for trial