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Ghanaians who fail to wear face mask can be jailed for 10 years

<p class="">It now an offence to go out in Ghana without a face mask.</p> <p class="">People who do not wear face masks in public could be sentenced to from 4 to 10 years in jail or pay a fine of GHC12,000 to GHC60,000.</p> <p class="">This was contained in a new Executive Instrument (E.I 164) signed […]

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Niger journalist Samira Sabou jailed, charged with cybercrime over Facebook post

Authorities arrested Sabou, editor with the privately owned Niger Search news website and manager of the Mides-Niger news website, on June 10. The post Niger journalist Samira Sabou jailed, charged with cybercrime over Facebook post appeared first on Premium Times Nigeria.

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Bishop Elijah Orhonigbe jailed for allegedly raping a 19-year-old girl

The Founder and General Overseer of Victory Revival Fasting and Ministry, Bishop Elijah Orhonigbe, has been remanded in a correctional center for allegedly raping a 19-year-old girl. Bishop Orhonigbe, a Warri-based cleric, was remanded in prison by a Magistrate Court sitting in Warri, Delta State on Wednesday. The Court stated however that in the event […]

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Man jailed 2 years for raping 8-year-old girl

<p class="">An Abeokuta Magistrates’ Court in Ogun on Wednesday sentenced a 21-year-old man, Musa Anifowose, to two years in the correctional centre for raping an eight-year-old girl.</p> <h1>Anifowose, who resides at No. 2, Isale Iyemule, Ijebu Ode, was sentenced on a one-count charge of sexual abuse.</h1> <p class="">The Magistrate, I.O Abudu, said that all the […]

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Former Exxon Mobil Staff Jailed For 15 Years For Raping 14-Year-Old Girl

James Onuoha and the victim James Onuoha, a former engineer with Exxon Mobil has bagged a 15-year jail term for raping a 14-year-old girl name withheld. He was handed the jail term without the option of paying fine. He was said to have committed the offence in 2016 after luring the girl who was 14-year-old […]

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Falana writes Aregbesola, seeks amnesty for 12 soldiers jailed over mutiny

Femi Falana(SAN) has written to the Minister of Interior, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, to secure the release of the 12 soldiers that were jailed on September 16, 2014, for mutiny. Falana contended that since their death sentence was commuted to a 10-year jail term, and since they had spent more than 75% of that time in […]

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Pastor jailed for ‘claiming COVID-19 doesn’t exist in Africa’

A cleric, Augustine Yiga, has been accused by the Uganda prosecutors of telling his congregation their is no coronavirus in Uganda and Africa. The controversial pastor has been charged and jailed by the country’s authorities for “doing acts likely to cause the spread of COVID-19”, AFP reported. Report indicated that the alleged denial of the […]

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Jobless man Olushola jailed for vandalizing  a car

A Magistrates’ Court in Ikorodu, Lagos sentenced an unemployed man, Tunde Olushola, to nine months imprisonment with hard labour for breaking a Hyundai Creta Jeep windshield.

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Ecobank official jailed for diverting customer’s N7million

Ekpe Sunday was sentenced to two years in prison, with an option of N1 million fine. He was also ordered to pay the victim N2 million as restitution The post Ecobank official jailed for diverting customer’s N7million appeared first on Premium Times Nigeria.

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Former Court registrar jailed five years for stealing

The convict had earlier been sentenced to seven years imprisonment for another crime. The post Former Court registrar jailed five years for stealing appeared first on Premium Times Nigeria.

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Farmer who raped a child because he believes kids are ‘little adults’ capable of enjoying sex is jailed for 22-years 

A paedophile farmer who believes children are “little adults capable of enjoying sex” has been jailed for 22-years for the rape of a child he left with a “broken soul”. 58-year-old Philip Youngman, who repeatedly abused the girl was recently convicted of a series of rapes and sexual assaults at the Newcastle Crown Court. He […]

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