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Three Students Receive 27 and 3 Year Jail Terms for Killing Nigerian in Cyprus
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Three Students Receive 27 and 3 Year Jail Terms for Killing Nigerian in Cyprus

A court in Cyprus has sentenced threepeople linked to the murder of a Nigerian student, Walshak Augustine Ngok to jail. Court president Nüvit Gazi, Senior Judge ?erife Kâtip and Judge Umut ?nan of Lefkosa High Criminal Court, delivered judgement on the murder incident which occurred in Northern Cyprus in 2019 on Monday May 10, 2021. The main suspect, Chrstopher Ezeh, a Nigerian was sentenced to 27 years, while Nana Nkansah, a Ghanaian and Wayne Moyo, a Zimbabwean who helped transport the body were sentenced to three years each. 11 males and 1 female were initially arrested after 25-year-old Walshak Ngok's corpse was found in a forest area in Haspolat - Tashkent highway on Friday, April 19. Christopher Ezeh later confessed to killing Augustine who...
Akuapem Poloo Shares Messages Mercy Johnson and Mr Eazi sent to her While she was in Jail
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Akuapem Poloo Shares Messages Mercy Johnson and Mr Eazi sent to her While she was in Jail

Ghanaian actress, Akuapem Poloo,  who was sentenced to 90 days in jail before she was released on bail, has shared screenshots of messages she received from Nigerian celebrities after she was convicted. She shared the messages to thank those who stood by her during her moment of trial. Nigerian actress, Mercy Johnson, sent her a message, asking how she could help her. Singer, Mr Eazi also sent a message, telling her that he wants to get her a new lawyer to better handle her case. Akuapem thanked Mercy and Eazi for their support. See the messages below.
Derek Chauvin’s Inmate says the ex-cop is ‘not Safe’ and Warns that he’s Going to get Beat up a lot’
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Derek Chauvin’s Inmate says the ex-cop is ‘not Safe’ and Warns that he’s Going to get Beat up a lot’

An inmate at the jail where Derek Chauvin is being held has warned that the convicted former Minneapolis cop is not safe in prison. Hannabal Shaddai, who is serving a life sentence at Minnesota Correctional Facility, doesn’t believe George Floyd’s killer is safe among the prison population because of his former profession and the nature of the crime. Shaddai, 45, claims he doesn't seek revenge but believes Chauvin wouldn't be safe as violence occurs regularly at the maximum-security prison in Oak Park Heights. He told Paradox: “First of all, he’s a cop. Then he did what he did. So it’s not safe for him to be here. Best case scenario for him is he’s going to get beat up a lot. I don’t think he’s safe in any prison population." The prison...
I’m having sex with other women – Wives of prisoners reveal how they’re coping with their husbands in jail
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I’m having sex with other women – Wives of prisoners reveal how they’re coping with their husbands in jail

Wives of criminals have taken to US-based anonymous sharing app Whisper to open up about being married to men in jail and how they have been coping. One woman admitted she had been cheating with a married man while her husband in prison. Another said she's sleeping with other women and that her husband would be less angry if he found out. In a heartbreaking post, one wife said she keeps having panic attacks because she misses her husband and feels lost without him.
Josh Duggar of ’19 Kids and Counting’ Pleads not Guilty to Child Pornography Charge
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Josh Duggar of ’19 Kids and Counting’ Pleads not Guilty to Child Pornography Charge

Former American reality TV star, Joshua Duggar has pleaded not guilty to receipt and possession of child pornography one day following his arrest. The hearing was held virtually over Zoom in the Western District of Arkansas on Friday, April 30. Duggar, who wore a black and white jumpsuit, appeared from jail and was seen smiling before his hearing kicked off. He was represented by Arkansas attorney Travis W. Story. The United States Attorney’s Office for the Western District of Arkansas confirmed the 33-year-old former "19 Kids and Counting" star has been charged with receiving and possessing material depicting the sexual abuse of children. Duggar is accused of allegedly using "the internet to download child sexual abuse material. Duggar allegedly possessed this material, so...
Akuapem Poloo in Trouble Again as Police Complaint is Filed Against her
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Akuapem Poloo in Trouble Again as Police Complaint is Filed Against her

Akuapem Poloo's legal woes are far from over as a police complaint has been filed against her. Her friend Derrick Kobina Bonney, popularly known as DKB, has reported her to the police for defamation. Presenter/ comedian, DKB, had been in charge of donations made to Akuapem when she was sentenced to jail for posing naked in the presence of her child. The comedian has now said that the actress accused him of squandering monies he solicited on her behalf while she was in prison. This was after Akuapem Poloo claimed one Mama Alice had accused her of not showing appreciation for the money she donated while she was in prison. According to Poloo, Mama Alice claimed to have given GH¢4,000 to DKB to be given to her. To prove her innocence, Akuapem Poloo, in a video, said s...
Woman Hides Loaded Gun in her Vagina Before Smuggling it into Prison
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Woman Hides Loaded Gun in her Vagina Before Smuggling it into Prison

A woman hid a loaded gun in her vagina to smuggle it into prison and officers didn’t find it until weeks later. Amy Wilhite, 39, brought the .22 calibre revolver to Boone County Jail in Missouri, the US, on February 14, fully loaded with five rounds. Officers carried out a pat and a strip search but failed to find the weapon. They didn’t track it down until 17 days later, at which point it was wrapped up in plastic among White’s possessions, The Smoking Gun reports. In a probable cause statement, investigators alleged that Wilhite had "removed the firearm from her body and concealed it within her personal belongings." During questioning at the jail, Wilhite admitted possessing the firearm, but claimed “she was only holding it for another female detainee.” However,...
“Sleeping on My Bed at Long Last, Straight from jail” – Akuapem Poloo releases Video after she Regained Freedom
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“Sleeping on My Bed at Long Last, Straight from jail” – Akuapem Poloo releases Video after she Regained Freedom

Rosemond Brown,  aka Akuapem Poloo, has finally regained freedom and she released a video on Instagram. The Ghanaian actress was sentenced to 90 days in jail for posing nude with her 7-year-old son. However, on Wednesday, April 21, an Accra High Court granted her bail at GH¢80,000 with two sureties, pending an appeal by her lawyer Andy Vortia. She has now returned home and she thanked everyone for their support. Watch the video below.
Actor Ugezu J Ugezu Disagrees with Tonto Dikeh after the Actress Joined those Campaigning for Akuapem Poloo to be Freed
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Actor Ugezu J Ugezu Disagrees with Tonto Dikeh after the Actress Joined those Campaigning for Akuapem Poloo to be Freed

Tonto Dikeh took to Instagram to lend her voice in calling for Ghanaian actress Akuapem Poloo to be freed after she was sentenced to 3 months in jail. Akuapem was sentenced last week for posing naked in front of her 7-year-old son to wish him a happy birthday. After her sentencing, a number of people began campaigning for her to be freed and they created  a hashtag.  Tens of thousands have signed a petition, calling for her sentence to be reduced. Nigerian actress,  Tonto Dikeh weighed in, asking the Ghanaian authorities to temper justice with mercy because Akuapem's son needs his mother. She acknowledged that Akuapem did wrong but said she should be given a lighter sentence. Well, Nollywood actor, Ugezu J Ugezu didn't agree with Tonto and he said so in the comment. ...
Tonto Dikeh Calls On Nigerians To Sign The Petition To Reduce Akuapem Poloo’s Sentences
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Tonto Dikeh Calls On Nigerians To Sign The Petition To Reduce Akuapem Poloo’s Sentences

Nigerian actress, Tonto Dikeh has called on Nigerians to help sign the petition to reduce Akuapem Poloo‘s sentence after condemning her actions morally. Tonto Dikeh in a post said she doesn’t support Akuapem Poloo on what she did but then sentencing her to jail and also taking her away from her son is also not right hence called on Nigerians to support by signing the petition. According to Tonto Dikeh, what Akuapem Poloo did by posing nude with her son is morally wrong and is something she herself wouldn’t do but then it didn’t hurt the child in question therefore the sentence is too huge. Adding that they are rather hurting the child by separating him from his mother and not protecting him, therefore, pleaded with Nigerians to support Ghanaians to help plead with the President to...
US warns Putin there will be consequences if activist Alexei Navalny dies in prison as doctors warn he could die any minute due to kidney damage
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US warns Putin there will be consequences if activist Alexei Navalny dies in prison as doctors warn he could die any minute due to kidney damage

The US has warned Russian president, Vladimir Putin, there will be consequences if Russian opposition politician Alexei Navalny dies in jail after doctors warned his health is failing amid hunger strike. Navalny, an anti-corruption campaigner and Putin's most-prominent critic, was first arrested in January upon his return to Russia following a Novichok poisoning allegedly carried out by an FSB hit squad. He was then jailed for two and a half years the following month over an old embezzlement case, and transferred to a penal colony on February 26. Navalny, 44, has been on hunger strike since March 31 because he says Russian prison guards are refusing him proper treatment for acute pain in his back and numbness in his legs while Moscow insists he is being given adequate care...
Cardi B Finally Reacts to Akuapem Poloo’s 90-day jail Sentence over Nude Photoshoot with her son
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Cardi B Finally Reacts to Akuapem Poloo’s 90-day jail Sentence over Nude Photoshoot with her son

American rapper, Cardi B has reacted to the 90-day jail sentence handed to Ghanaian actress Akuapem Poloo who she infamously described as her "twin sister" during her visit to Ghana in 2019, over a nude photoshoot she engaged in with her underage son. In a tweet she shared, Cardi B said she believes Akuapem Poloo should not have been imprisoned and that social media probation or community service would have been a better option. She also disclosed that she has seen similar photoshoots in the United States. The rapper tweeted; “I seen a lot of Americans do photoshoots like that. Even tho is not my style I don’t think she was going for sexual more going the natural idea. I think jail is a bit harsh. Maybe social media probation or community service.”
Tom Schwarz, best known for fighting Tyson Fury in 2019, faces 10 years in jail after allegedly breaking ex-fiancee’s jaw in three places
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Tom Schwarz, best known for fighting Tyson Fury in 2019, faces 10 years in jail after allegedly breaking ex-fiancee’s jaw in three places

Tyson Fury's former opponent Tom Schwarz could be sent to jail for up to 10 years, with shock reports in Germany claiming the heavyweight boxer broke his ex-fiancee's jaw in three places. Schwarz, 26, who was beaten inside two rounds by WBC heavyweight champion Tyson Fury back in June 2019, is now on trial for the alleged attack that happened in May 2020. Schwarz has been accused of punching his former partner Tessa Schimschar in a restaurant car park in Germany, with German reports claiming she filed a charge for grievous body harm after being taken to a local hospital with horrendous injuries. If he is found guilty in the trial, Schwarz faces up to 10 years behind bars. Public prosecutor Thomas Kramer is quoted as saying: "During the dispute, [Schwarz] gave the woman a ma...
Tom Schwarz, Best Known for Fighting Tyson Fury in 2019, Faces 10 Years in Jail after allegedly Breaking ex-fiancee’s Jaw in three Places
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Tom Schwarz, Best Known for Fighting Tyson Fury in 2019, Faces 10 Years in Jail after allegedly Breaking ex-fiancee’s Jaw in three Places

Tyson Fury's former opponent Tom Schwarz could be sent to jail for up to 10 years, with shock reports in Germany claiming the heavyweight boxer broke his ex-fiancee's jaw in three places. Schwarz, 26, who was beaten inside two rounds by WBC heavyweight champion Tyson Fury back in June 2019, is now on trial for the alleged attack that happened in May 2020. Schwarz has been accused of punching his former partner Tessa Schimschar in a restaurant car park in Germany, with German reports claiming she filed a charge for grievous body harm after being taken to a local hospital with horrendous injuries. If he is found guilty in the trial, Schwarz faces up to 10 years behind bars. Public prosecutor Thomas Kramer is quoted as saying: "During the dispute, [Schwarz] gave the wo...
OBJ Sent Bode George To Jail Because Of PDP National Chairman Position – Fayose
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OBJ Sent Bode George To Jail Because Of PDP National Chairman Position – Fayose

Ayo Fayose, former governor of Ekiti state on Sunday revealed that former President Olusegun Obasanjo masterminded the incarceration of Chief Olabode George, a former Deputy National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) over tussle for the party’s national chairmanship position. Chief George had in an interview with Daily Independent accused Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, former Lagos state governor and Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo who was the Attorney-General and Commissioner for Justice in Tinubu’s government as the men behind his incarceration during the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) crisis. Although he was sentenced to two years imprisonment, alongside five others, by an Ikeja High Court on October 27, 2009, without an option of a fine, he appealed the judgment after serving...
Danladi Umar: Abuja mob that attacked me chanted Biafran slogans
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Danladi Umar: Abuja mob that attacked me chanted Biafran slogans

Danladi Umar, chairman of the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT), has stated that he was attacked at the Abuja plaza by a mob that was “chanting Biafran secessionist and sectional slogan.” The CCT chairman was caught on video hitting a security man who had told him his vehicle was parked in the wrong space at a popular plaza in Abuja. In his defence, Ibraheem Al-Hassan, CCT spokesperson, said the guard was rude and that some “Biafran boys” also harassed his boss. He also said it was Umar that asked him to “Biafran boys” to describe the mob — a description which Femi Falana, human rights lawyer, said could land the CCT chairman in jail. In an interview with PRNigeria, Umar insisted that those who confronted and assaulted him at the plaza were secessionists. He said: “As part ...
Man who Broke into Kendall Jenner’s House to Swim Naked Breaks into Kylie’s after Jail Release
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Man who Broke into Kendall Jenner’s House to Swim Naked Breaks into Kylie’s after Jail Release

The man who was arrested after breaking into Kendall Jenner's home, and swimming naked in her pool, showed up in sister Kylie Jenner's home after his release from jail. Kendall got a temporary restraining order Thursday, April 1, against 27-year-old Shaquan King. Kendall Jenner states in legal documents that King made it onto her property early Sunday morning, March 28, removed his clothes and got into her pool before her personal security ordered him out, detained him and cops came to make an arrest. Kendall says only hours after his release from jail, King made his way to her sister, Kylie's gated community and was arrested Tuesday, March 30, for felony stalking. Kendall also details King's alleged criminal history in the documents, claiming he's been busted for kidnappin...
14 Years Imprisonment For Not Having NIN – Pantami Says He Was Misquoted
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14 Years Imprisonment For Not Having NIN – Pantami Says He Was Misquoted

Isa Pantami, Minister for Communication and Digital Economy, has denied saying that Nigerians without National Identification Number (NIN) risk up to 14 years in jail. He was quoted earlier in a report warning that failure to obtain the NIN could lead to as much as 14 years imprisonment. ....registration for NIN is not optional, but a mandate by law, warning that failure to enroll precludes defaulting citizens and residents from operating certain functions like using banks and communication services. He also warned that failure to obtain the NIN could lead to between seven or 14 years imprisonment as stipulated by the Nigerian Constitution, no one should enjoy government services without the number. He has now offered clarifications. This has been quoted out of context. Pa...
Female Teacher who had s3x with pupil, 16, after grooming him with X-rated pics avoids jail time
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Female Teacher who had s3x with pupil, 16, after grooming him with X-rated pics avoids jail time

A teacher who had sex with her teenage pupil after grooming him with X-rated photos has been spared jail. Shannon Parsons, 33, slept with the young student at his family home in Gravesham, Kent while his parents were at work, Maidstone Crown Court heard. She had been exchanging "flirty and sexual" messages, as well as intimate photographs with him for several months.  But she waited until he was of legal age before having intercourse with him. Parsons, from Welling, London, told cops she never thought of the teenager as a child, did not love him and it was "purely sexual.''   But she added she knew it was wrong and should have ended it, the court heard.  Parsons pleaded guilty to abuse of a position of trust by causing or inciting sexual activity with a child. The relatio...
Court Jails Professor for Manipulating 2019 Akwa Ibom North-West Senatorial Election Results in favour of APC
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Court Jails Professor for Manipulating 2019 Akwa Ibom North-West Senatorial Election Results in favour of APC

Justice Augustine Odokwo of a High court sitting in Akwa Ibom state on Thursday March 25 sentenced Peter Ogban, a professor of soil science at the University of Calabar, to three years in prison after he was found guilty of manipulating election results. Ogban was the returning officer in the senatorial election in Akwa Ibom north-west in 2019. He was prosecuted by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). The court found him guilty of altering results of the election to favour the All Progressives Congress (APC) against the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). In a previous court session, Ogban had told the court how the results of the election were falsified to give the All Progressives Congress (APC) an unfair advantage over its main rival, the Peoples Democratic Par...
”Your Sons and Daughters Will not Know Success”- Yung6ix rains curses on jeweller who arrested and got him jailed for few hours in the US
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”Your Sons and Daughters Will not Know Success”- Yung6ix rains curses on jeweller who arrested and got him jailed for few hours in the US

Nigerian rapper, Yung6ix has taken to social media to rain curses on a jeweller who got him arrested and jailed in the United States in 2019. Back then, Yung6ix shared a video after he got out of jail after spending some hours there. He said he was racially profiled and had threatened to sue the jeweller. Taking to his Twitter handle this morning to reflect on the experience, Yung6ix prayed that nobody should go through what he experienced in the American cell. ''My prayer is nobody should go through what I went through in American cell. Nobody except the guy who made me go through it. Your generation will not know peace until you come out and confess, your daughters and sons we will not know success until you confess. On my last breath. Racism can cause more mental health is...
Serial Stowaway, Marilyn Hartman, 69, who has taken more than 30 flights over 19-years with no ticket, is arrested for attempting to sneak onto another flight
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Serial Stowaway, Marilyn Hartman, 69, who has taken more than 30 flights over 19-years with no ticket, is arrested for attempting to sneak onto another flight

Marilyn Hartman, a serial American stowaway with a history of illegally boarding planes without a ticket, is back in jail after being arrested at Chicago's O'Hare International Airport The 69-year-old, known as the “Serial Stowaway”, was tracked after her electronic monitor was allegedly activated when she left the facility where she was staying. She was caught attempting to stowaway on a flight at Chicago O'Hare International Airport on Tuesday, March 16. She is currently being held on a trespassing charge, reports Associated Press. Marilyn has snuck onto more than 30 commercial flights without a ticket. In 2018, she managed to get through security at O'Hare and board a flight to London Heathrow without a passport or a ticket. She was last arrested in October 2019 as sh...
Eric Omodi’s Wife Material Contestants Spend The Night In Jail
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Eric Omodi’s Wife Material Contestants Spend The Night In Jail

Eric Omondi’s Wife Material season two has began on an eccentric note. Three of Eric’s 15 Wife Material contestants spent the night in jail. During Eric Omondi’s party celebrations to introduce the contestants at Blend in Nairobi, a fight occurred among the contestants. They exchanged blows and even went ahead and caused damage in the place. The act culminated the arrival of police at the scene. They were probably fighting over the comedian. All those involved were however arrested and taken to the cell. In a video posted by the Big Tyme Entertainment CEO, three of her ladies are seen sitting down in the cell. All of them look sleepy and tired from the previous night’s ordeal, but are freed in a couple of seconds. Most netizens on KOT reacted on the matter, terming it as a pla...
Judge orders Arizona man who wore horns in Capitol riot to stay in jail
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Judge orders Arizona man who wore horns in Capitol riot to stay in jail

A federal judge in Washington has ruled that an Arizona man who stormed the U.S. Capitol two months ago while sporting face paint, no shirt and a furry hat with horns will remain jailed until his trial. Judge Royce Lamberth concluded Jacob Chansley’s willingness to resort to violence and refusal to follow police orders during the siege signal that he wouldn’t follow court-ordered conditions of release. Lamberth said Chansley doesn’t fully appreciate the severity of the charges against him and found none of Chansley’s “many attempts to manipulate the evidence and minimize the seriousness of his actions” to be persuasive. Another man arrested in the Jan. 6 insurrection, 60-year-old Richard Barnett, was also ordered to remain behind bars during a hearing last week . Barnett, w...
Teacher Sentenced to 3 Strokes of Cane and 18 Months Jail time for Molesting 3 year old girl in packed classroom
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Teacher Sentenced to 3 Strokes of Cane and 18 Months Jail time for Molesting 3 year old girl in packed classroom

A teacher will be caned three times and jailed for 18 months after he admitted to molesting a three-year-old girl at a learning centre in Singapore. The teacher, a British man known as Richard Christopher Monks, 29, was sentenced on Thursday, March 4 after he pleaded guilty to the charge of "outrage of modesty" in February. He initially denied the allegations, despite the abuse being captured on CCTV. He was seen on security camera footage lifting up the dress of the little girl and molesting her with his left hand for 15 minutes. The clip, recorded on October 20, 2018, shows the disgraced pedophile use his right hand to point a camera up her skirt. Monks, who was 27 at the time, reportedly filmed the abuse on his  phone in the presence of six other children, aged be...
Pep Guardiola Predicts Barcelona’s Future as Bartomeu is Arrested
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Pep Guardiola Predicts Barcelona’s Future as Bartomeu is Arrested

  The Manchester City boss, Pep Guardiola has that said that his former club, Barcelona will get back to the top soon. Guardiola stated this while reacting to arrest of former president of the club, Josep Maria Bartomeu, a development he described as “an uncomfortable.” Bartomeu slept in jail on Monday as part of an investigation into ‘Barcagate’ at Camp Nou. “It’s an uncomfortable situation but I hope it will finish well,” Guardiola said at his press conference. “He’s already innocent until the court proves he is guilty. “Only I’m concerned is that in one week we’ll have a new president. “It’s a difficult situation at Barcelona but the new man needs to have the courage to lead in the next years. As many people as possible can vote and lead the best club in th...
Man Bags 2-year Jail Term for Impersonation and Obtaining by False Pretence
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Man Bags 2-year Jail Term for Impersonation and Obtaining by False Pretence

A man has been sentenced to two years in prison after he was found guilty of impersonation and attempting to obtain by false pretenses. Mr. Emeka Roland was sentenced on Thursday, February 25, was Justice Emeka Nwite of the Federal High Court sitting in Warri, Delta, found him guilty of one count charge of brought against him by the Benin Zonal Office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC. The charge against the defendant reads: "That you Emeka Roland (a.k.a James Muth) sometimes in 2020 at Agbor, Delta State within the jurisdiction of this Honourable Court did had in your possession an iPhone 6s plus mobile phone containing some scammed documents .with different subjects which you knew to be false and thereby committed an offence contrary to Section 6 and 8(b) of...
He Asked For it – Woman Says after Being Caught Sleeping With a 13-year-old Boy
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He Asked For it – Woman Says after Being Caught Sleeping With a 13-year-old Boy

  A  yet-to-be-identified Greendale woman has been arrested after she was caught red-handed having sex with a 13-year-old boy at the teenager’s parents’ home in Houghton Park, Zimbabwe. The minor’s mother got the shock of her life when she returned home on Tuesday February 23, and caught her son being sexually abused by the woman. ­She immediately called the police, leading to the arrest of the accused. Police spokesperson Assistant Commissioner Paul Nyathi confirmed the arrest and also disclosed that investigations into the case were already underway and details will be released in due course. Nyathi said; “­The Zimbabwe Republic Police would like to confirm the arrest of a woman alleged to have been caught having sex with a minor in Houghton Park." Upon being intervi...
Missing Girl, 13, Found in Hotel Room With 22-year-old Man She Met on Snapchat
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Missing Girl, 13, Found in Hotel Room With 22-year-old Man She Met on Snapchat

A missing girl has been found in a hotel room with a 22-year-old man who lured her after meeting her on Snapchat. Tyler Thompson, 22, was arrested by police in Volusia County, Florida, on February 18 after being caught on camera in a dark room, shirtless, with an underage girl. The girl was reported missing by her grandmother at around 6.15pm on Thursday, Feb 18, after she failed to come home after school. Initial investigations determined that a friend of the missing girl said the victim was planning on going to a motel with someone she met online. The friend told police she thought the man’s name started with a T, possibly Tyler, and that he was from Orlando. She said he may have picked up the victim at the Dollar General store in Oak Hill, near Edgewater. Deputy R...
“You’re the Most Selfish, Vain and Inconsiderate Person” – Erica Mena
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“You’re the Most Selfish, Vain and Inconsiderate Person” – Erica Mena

Erica Mena has hit back after her husband Safaree said getting married to her is one of his biggest mistakes in life. Safaree had gone on Twitter, just one day after sharing a loved up video of himself and Erica Mena, to say he's walking out before he ends in jail . Responding to her husband's tweet, Erica wrote: "Since you always run to social media like a little girl I might as well join in. I absolutely agree with you on this. You are the most selfish, vain and inconsiderate person. And not just with me but your only daughter!" She added: "Out of RESPECT for my daughter and to honor my growth as a woman. I’m going to get back to doing what I do best. Make money and be only about my business. Entertaining social media with my issues isn’t my thing." In a final tweet, she ...
“Getting Married is One of my Biggest Mistakes”- Safaree Says
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“Getting Married is One of my Biggest Mistakes”- Safaree Says

Safaree has said getting married is one of his biggest mistakes. He added that he's leaving before he ends in jail. He tweeted: "I mean this from the bottom of my heart getting married was 1 of my BIGGEST mistakes and it will never happen again. I’m walking away before I End up in jail over some dumb shit. Nobody is worth my freedom!!!" The rapper made this statement just one day after taking to Twitter to share a loved up video of himself and his wife Erica Mena on a bike. Safaree, who dated Nicki Minaj for years, married Erica Mena in October 2019 and they share a daughter, Safire Majesty Samuels, born in 2020.
Fake Soldier Jailed for Assaulting Task Force Operatives after his Bike Was Seized
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Fake Soldier Jailed for Assaulting Task Force Operatives after his Bike Was Seized

A Lagos State Mobile Court in Oshodi sentenced a 25-year-old man to six weeks in a correctional centre with an option of a fine for impersonation and assault. Kabiru Mohammed was sentenced on Saturday, Feb 20. Mr Mohammed was arrested at the airport area of Lagos, riding a motorcycle painted with the colours of the Nigerian Army uniform and parading himself as a soldier. Taofeek Adebayo, the spokesperson of the Lagos State Environmental and Special Offences (Enforcement) Unit (Taskforce), said in a statement that the suspect was arrested along with his commercial motorcycle painted in camouflage after assaulting members of the enforcement team of the agency with other miscreants at Airport Bus-stop along Lagos-Abeokuta Express-way. The statement reads: "Operatives of the ag...
Lawsuit Against Chief Justice’s Half-brother dropped days after he Cried out from Jail
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Lawsuit Against Chief Justice’s Half-brother dropped days after he Cried out from Jail

The office of the Ondo State Attorney-General and Commissioner for Justice has ordered the discontinuation of the suit filed against Mr Olupelumi Fagboyegun pending before a Chief Magistrates’ Court. Recall that Fagboyegun released an SOS video, claiming his half-sister, the Ondo State Chief Judge, Justice Olanrewaju Akeredolu, was using her position to keep him in jail. He said he has been in jail for 3 years after he was arrested for forced entry into his father's house in Akure and since then, he has been held without trial, and he claimed his half-sister is responsible. However, Justice Olanrewaju Akeredolu said she had no hand in Fagboyegun’s detention. She said the case was the handiwork of some persons who wanted to use Fagboyegun against her family. Governor Rotimi ...
Wanted man picks jail over spending more time on lockdown with his housemates
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Wanted man picks jail over spending more time on lockdown with his housemates

A wanted man gave himself up to police to get away from his housemates during lockdown, an officer has revealed. The suspect, who was wanted on recall to prison, had become so sick of the people he was living with that he told police he would rather be in jail. Initially, the man broke off his tag to avoid being found by police and put back in jail but he soon got tired of being in the outside world yet locked up at home. He soon rang police to say he wanted some "peace and quiet" in jail. He then handed himself in at a West Sussex police station on Wednesday afternoon, Feb 17. Inspector Darren Taylor explained: "(The man) rang us and said he was going to hand himself in a Burgess Hill police station and that he had broken his tag off. "He would rather go back to pris...
“I love him, I want to come visit him in Jail” – American model/stripper, Symba gushes about Invictus Obi
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“I love him, I want to come visit him in Jail” – American model/stripper, Symba gushes about Invictus Obi

American model and stripper, Symba, took to her Instastory to show her support for Nigerian convicted fraudster, Invictus Obi, who just bagged a 10-year jail term for fraud in the U.S. (Read here) Sharing a photo of Invictus Obi on her story, the curvy model declared her love for him before revealing that she wants to visit him in jail. "I love him. If you know him, tell him I want to come visit him in jail," Symba wrote underneath his picture.  
Spanish rapper Pablo Hasel locks himself inside university building to avoid jail over tweets and lyrics that attacked the monarchy and police
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Spanish rapper Pablo Hasel locks himself inside university building to avoid jail over tweets and lyrics that attacked the monarchy and police

A Spanish rapper has locked himself inside a university to avoid a jail sentence for tweets and lyrics that attacked the monarchy and police. Rapper, Pablo Hasel was given until last week Friday, February 12, to turn himself in, after being sentenced to nine months imprisonment for glorifying terrorism, and slandering the crown and state institutions with his lyrics and tweets.   His tweets and lyrics also accused police of torturing and killing demonstrators and migrants. In one message Hasel expressed support for Victoria Gómez, a jailed member of the banned Marxist group Grapo. Elsewhere he accused King Felipe VI and his father Juan Carlos, the former king, of several crimes.   Hasel's real name is Pablo Rivadulla Duro. He also backs the campaign for ...
Couple Bags 40 Years Jail Term for N53m Fraud
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Couple Bags 40 Years Jail Term for N53m Fraud

A couple has been sentenced to 40 years imprisonment each. Ebiesuwa Abayomi Fredrick and his wife, Tinuola Idayat Oyegunle were sentenced to 40 years imprisonment each by Justice Joyce Abdulmalik of the Federal High Court sitting in Ibadan, Oyo State today, February 15, 2021. They were found guilty on all four counts of conspiracy and obtaining by false pretence brought against them by the Ibadan Zonal office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC. The couple, in a classic advance fee fraud scheme, scammed one Dunni Olateru Olagbegi of the sum of N53, 713, 260.00 (Fifty-Three Million, Seven Hundred and Thirteen Thousand, Two Hundred and Sixty Naira) in cash and bank transfer. They claimed they were performing a spiritual cleansing in order to avoid calamitous...
Ex-Oyo Court Registrar Bags Fresh Three-year Jail Term Over Dud Cheque
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Ex-Oyo Court Registrar Bags Fresh Three-year Jail Term Over Dud Cheque

An Ex-Oyo court registrar alreadyserving a jail term, has been sentenced to fresh three years in prison over a dud cheque. On Friday, February 12, the EFCC secured the conviction of a former Deputy Chief  bordering, charge, of the Oyo State High Court, Mutiat Omobola Adio. She was convicted after pleading guilty to a fresh charge bordering on obtaining money by false pretense and issuance of Dishonored Cheque contrary to Sections 419 of the Criminal Code Law, Cap. 38, Laws of Oyo State, 2000and Section 1 (1) (b) of the Dishonored Cheque (Offences) Act, Cap. D11, Laws of the Federation of Nigeria, 2004 Adio is alleged to have obtained a 2000 Model Toyota Pathfinder SUV valued at N1, 500,000 (One Million and Five Hundred Thousand Naira) from one Fabunmi Olatunji Samuel of Fatai ...
Kano Court Sentences Civil Servant to Five Years Imprisonment over N500k fraud
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Kano Court Sentences Civil Servant to Five Years Imprisonment over N500k fraud

A Kano State High Court has sentenced Mohammed Ibrahim Hassan, a staff of the Kano State Urban Planning and Development Authority (KNUPDA) to 5 years jail term for defrauding the State Government of N513, 445. Hassan was charged by the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) on a 4-count charge of allegedly forging a treasury receipt of the Kano State Government, with the intent to support a claim of refunding the said amount to the State Government. The Prosecution told the court that the offence violated Section 25 (1)(a) of the Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Act, 2000, punishable under Section 25 (1)(b) of the same Act, as well as Section 363 of the Penal Code, Cap 105 Laws of Kano State,  punishable under Section 364 of the sam...
Cameroonian Cross Dresser, Shakiro Sentenced To Jail For Practicing Homosexuality
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Cameroonian Cross Dresser, Shakiro Sentenced To Jail For Practicing Homosexuality

A popular Cameroonian cross dresser known as Shakiro and two homosexuals have been sentenced to prison. According to Cameroon News Agency, the court of first instance in Ndokotti Douala on Tuesday, found them guilty for practicing homosexuality which is a crime in Cameroon. The suspected homosexuals were sent to the New Bell Central Prison in Douala. It was gathered that Shakiro had been arrested several times and released.
Brazilian Serial Killer ‘Lucifer’ Murdered 48 Inmates During His 25 Years In Jail
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Brazilian Serial Killer ‘Lucifer’ Murdered 48 Inmates During His 25 Years In Jail

Marcos Paulo da Silva, 42, was first put in prison when he was 18-years-old for stealing, but soon emerged as a vicious killer who has been known to decapitate and disembowel his victims A serial killer nicknamed 'Lucifer' has been accused of murdering 48 other inmates during his 25 years behind bars. The extent of Marcos Paulo da Silva's violence has earned him comparisons to Britain’s most dangerous prisoner, Charles Bronson. The 42-year-old Brazilian was just 18 when he was first incarcerated for petty theft in 1995 but soon emerged as a vicious killer. He is said to have murdered five inmates in one go in Serra Azul Jail in Sao Paulo in 2011 in one of his most bloodiest attacks to date. His signature is to cut his victims’ heads off and disembowel them after killing them...
Palliatives Hoarding: No Hope For Nigeria Until Politicians Start Going To Jail – Orezi
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Palliatives Hoarding: No Hope For Nigeria Until Politicians Start Going To Jail – Orezi

Pop artiste Orezi on Sunday said Nigeria will never be great until politicians start going to jail for the alleged crimes they commit. The 34-year-old in a lenghty Instagram post said, “Nigerian leaders constantly leaves my heart broken. Bunch of wicked leaders with no human feelings whatsoever. “The only reason politicians do this and have the nerve to sleep well at night is because they are not sleeping in KIRIKIRI YET. They commit all sort of crimes against the same people who put them in power.” He added: “I repeat until our politicians start going to jail for all this broad daylight crimes with evidences staring at us in the eye, Nigeria will never be great.” Born Esegine Allen,  Orezi also said the past week has been the worst as a Nigerian. The musician has been a part ...
UNICEF Kicks As 13-Year-Old Boy, Omar Farouq Is Sentenced To 10 Years Jail For Blasphemy
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UNICEF Kicks As 13-Year-Old Boy, Omar Farouq Is Sentenced To 10 Years Jail For Blasphemy

UNICEF statement on sentencing of 13-year-old child to 10-years’ imprisonment with ‘menial labour’ for blasphemy UNICEF today expressed deep concern about the sentencing of 13-year-old Omar Farouq to ten years’ imprisonment with menial labour by the Kano State Sharia Court at Feli Hockey, Kano, in northern Nigeria. The sentence was handed down after he was convicted of blasphemy on 10 August 2020. “The sentencing of this child - 13-year-old Omar Farouk - to 10 years in prison with menial labour is wrong,” said Peter Hawkins, UNICEF Representative in Nigeria. “It also negates all core underlying principles of child rights and child justice that Nigeria - and by implication, Kano State - has signed on to.” The sentence is in contravention of the United Nations Convention on t...
Obinwanne “Invictus Obi” Okeke Pleads Guilty to N4.2 billion Fraud
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Obinwanne “Invictus Obi” Okeke Pleads Guilty to N4.2 billion Fraud

Obinwanne Okeke, the owner of Invictus Group, who was arrested in the United States last year for computer-based fraud, has pleaded guilty to $11 million (N4.2 billion) fraud. The 32-year-old Nigerian businessman admitted to American prosecutors that he was involved in computer-based fraud between 2015 and 2019. Joshua Stueve, a spokesperson for the United States District Court for Eastern District of Virginia, told Premium Times on Thursday evening that Mr Okeke could spend 20 years maximum penalty in an American jail. He would be sentenced on October 22, Mr Stueve said. "A federal district court judge will determine any sentence after taking into account the U.S. sentencing guidelines and other statutory factors,” the court official said. The publication adds that Robe...
Judiciary Officer Bags 8-year Jail Sentence for Defrauding 194 Widows
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Judiciary Officer Bags 8-year Jail Sentence for Defrauding 194 Widows

A former Borno court official has been handed an 8-year jail sentence for defrauding 194 widows in the state. The suspect identified as Ramat Mohammed (alias Gaddafi) was convicted on a-two count amended charge of defrauding 194 widows to the tune of N781,800.00(Seven Hundred and Eighty one Thousand Eight Hundred Naira only). Ramat was accused of forging and selling a Food Collection Card in the name of a non-governmental organisation (NGO) to his victims and failing to deliver the items. The charges against the suspect read; “That you, Ramat Mohammed (alias Gaddafi), sometime in December, 2018 at Maiduguri, Borno State within the jurisdiction of this honourable court with intent to defraud obtained the gross sum of N520,000.00 (Five Hundred and Twenty Thousand Naira) only ...
Police Officer Charged in George Floyd’s Death, Released on Bail
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Police Officer Charged in George Floyd’s Death, Released on Bail

Thomas Lane, one of the four Minneapolis police officers involved in the death of George Floyd, has been released from jail after posting bond. Lane, 37, who had been held on $750,000 conditional bail, was freed from the Hennepin County jail at 5:08 p.m. Wednesday, according to jail records. His family members had set up a fundraising page for the ex-cop earlier this week, asking the public for donations for his 'defense fund' they set at $1 million. Lane's lawyer, Earl Gray, also confirmed he was released on Wednesday afternoon after posting bail. 'Now we can watch what happens next from outside,' Gray told the Tribune. 'We will bring a motion to dismiss and hopefully it will be granted.' Thomas Lane is one of three officers charged with aiding and abetting second-degree ...
Court orders the release of Orji Uzor Kalu from Jail
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Court orders the release of Orji Uzor Kalu from Jail

Justice Mohammed Liman of the Federal High Court in Lagos orders the release of Senator Orji Uzor Kalu from Correctional Centre. The Federal High Court in Lagos on Tuesday ordered the release of a former governor of Abia State, Orji Uzor Kalu, from prison. Kalu was sentenced to 12 years in prison, after he was convicted of N7.1bn fraud alongside his firm, Slok Nigeria Limited, and a former Director of Finance at the Abia State Government House, Jones Udeogu.
Former Exxon Mobil Engineer  Sentenced to 15 years Imprisonment for Raping his tenant’s 14-year-old Niece
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Former Exxon Mobil Engineer Sentenced 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 imprisonment today, 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, the court adjourned the case until March 25, for judgment, after the parties adopted their final written addresses. However, the judgment could not be delivered on March 25 due to lockdown resulting from the COVID- 19 pandemic. At the resumed hearing of the matter, Justice ...
130 People Come Forward to Claim They are Jeffrey Epstein’s Children as the pedophile’s $635 Million Estate is on the Line for Inheritance
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130 People Come Forward to Claim They are Jeffrey Epstein’s Children as the pedophile’s $635 Million Estate is on the Line for Inheritance

130 people come forward to claim they are Jeffrey Epstein's children after the pedophile's $635 million estate was put on the line for inheritance A website created by a DNA company to find any possible heirs to deceased financier Jeffrey Epstein's multi-million dollar estate has heard from 130 people claiming to be the convicted pedophile's children. If any are found to be the former financier's children, they could lay claim to a piece his US$635 million ($1.04 billion) estate, which includes his Manhattan mansion, Zorro Ranch in Stanley, New Mexico, and a luxury 30-hectare estate, dubbed "paedophile island", the Daily Mail reported. About 386 people contacted Epsteinheirs.com, with 30 percent saying they are not sure but think they might be his offspring. The American bi...
Serial rapist dubbed ‘the Beast of Kavos’ Falls 100ft off a Cliff and Breaks his Back
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Serial rapist dubbed ‘the Beast of Kavos’ Falls 100ft off a Cliff and Breaks his Back

A serial rapist dubbed 'The Beast of Kavos' broke his back when he plunged 100ft into a ravine while fleeing police in Corfu, Greece. 47-year-old Dimitris Aspiotis, who raped at least seven Brits, fractured his leg, hip, and spine, and ruptured a kidney after plunging into a ravine last Friday. He was reportedly arrested after a three-hour rescue operation to remove him in a stretcher on the Greek holiday isle, and has been in the hospital under police guard, the Sun reported. Police had been hunting him since he was linked to the rape of a 34-year-old Albanian woman two weeks ago and months after his release from jail. The Albanian woman was repeatedly raped at knifepoint for three days after being dragged into a forest. The serial rapist was caged in 2012 for rapi...

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