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You’ll go to jail if you cut corners, Ali warns Customs officers 

You’ll go to jail if you cut corners, Ali warns Customs officers 

  The Comptroller-General, Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), Hameed Ali, has warned officials of the service who indulge in corrupt practices to desist or be ready to...

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Stowaways bag three months jail sentence

An Apapa Magistrates’ Court sitting in Lagos on Wednesday sentenced three stowaways namely, Henry Eluemezie, John Eje and Samson Erukubami, to three months...

Italian prosecutor seeks jail sentence for Eni ex-CEO

Italian prosecutor seeks jail sentence for Eni ex-CEO

An Italian prosecutor has asked for a jail sentence for former Chief Executive Officer, Paolo Scaroni, of oil and gas group, Eni. Scaroni is standing trial in an...

African migrants in Israel opt for jail over deportation

African migrants in Israel opt for jail over deportation

At a detention centre in Israel’s Negev desert, African migrants facing deportation say they would rather be imprisoned than sent to a country they know nothing about....

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Take $3,500 and leave or risk jail, Israel tells African migrants 

By Jite Eriabie  Israel said on Wednesday it would pay thousands of African migrants living illegally in the country $3,500 each to leave, threatening them with jail...

Woman bags 10 years jail for cocaine trafficking

Woman bags 10 years jail for cocaine trafficking

A Federal High Court in Lagos, on Tuesday convicted and sentenced a 56 year-old woman, Modinat Owolabi to 10 years imprisonment for cocaine trafficking. Justice Mohammed...

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Drive one way; go to jail, Police tells Apapa motorists 

The Nigeria Police Force has warned motorists to obey traffic rules in Apapa despite the gridlock and poor state of roads in the area or risk prosecution.  This warning...

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Oil theft: Appeal Court upholds foreigners’ jail sentence

The Court of Appeal, Lagos Division, has affirmed the judgment of a Federal High Court, Lagos, which sentenced nine foreigners to five years imprisonment for stealing...

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Nigerian pleads guilty to $12m fraud in US, faces 20 years in jail

A Nigerian, Kunle Sodipo Williams, who resided in St. Louis, Missouri in the United States has pleaded guilty to mail fraud, aggravated identity theft, voter fraud and...

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Jump queue, go to jail for six months

A bill proposing six months imprisonment for persons who distort queues in public places on Thursday scaled second reading at the House of Representatives. The sponsor...

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Jump queue, go to jail for six months

A bill proposing six months imprisonment for persons who distort queues in public places on Thursday scaled second reading at the House of Representatives. The sponsor...

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Diezani bribe: INEC official, Fidelia Omoile goes to jail

A serving Independent National Electoral Commission’s (INEC) official in Isoko- South Local Government Area of Delta State, Fidelia Omoile, awas ordered remanded...