2,285 on death row in Nigeria – Amnesty Int’l

No fewer than 2,285 Nigerians including four foreign nationals are on death row at the end of 2017. Amnesty International report revealed in its 2017 global review of the death penalty published on its website. It decried that death sentences in the country have spiked massively over the past two years, with 171 and 527… Continue reading 2,285 on death row in Nigeria – Amnesty Int’l

Bomb kills 5 during football match in Somalia

A bomb killed five spectators at a football match in southern Somalia, police and a lawmaker said on Friday, the first time an explosion has targeted a stadium. The blast went off in the port town of Barawe, in the Lower Shabelle region, when residents were watching a football match on Thursday afternoon, police said,… Continue reading Bomb kills 5 during football match in Somalia

Wife, daughter alleged killer,Denmark national, in remand

Pending proper advise comes from authorities on 53-year-old, Peter Nielsen, who was alleged to had killed his wife, Zainab, and her three-year-old daughter, Petra, Yaba Chief Magistrates’ Court has orderd that the Denmark national be remanded in Ikoyi Prisons for time being. The court, which was presided over by Magistrate, K.B. Ayeye, who gave the… Continue reading Wife, daughter alleged killer,Denmark national, in remand

Abuja Federal court jails 2 for contract scam

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Monday, secured the conviction of two former officials of the Office of the Accountant General of the Federation, OAGF, over a N1billion contract scam. A Federal High court found the two officials—Mohammed Dogonyaro Audu (also known as Abdullahi Dogonyaro Mohammed) and Yahaya Ayodeji guilty. Audu was found guilty… Continue reading Abuja Federal court jails 2 for contract scam

Israel adopts new method of blocking crime

The Israeli parliament has adopted a law aimed at blocking access to websites that incite crime, a Knesset spokesman said on Tuesday. The law allows courts to ban websites that incite violence, support terrorist activities or advocate prostitution or child pornography. It is the first time that Israel has passed a law limiting online content,… Continue reading Israel adopts new method of blocking crime

Man stages own kidnap in Lagos, asks for N60m

The Police in Lagos on Thursday announced the arrest of a man who allegedly attempted to defraud his brother of N60 million by staging his own kidnap. The spokesman of the Lagos State Police command, ASP Olarinde Famous-Cole, confirmed the arrest to newsmen. According to Famous-Cole, on July 3, one Victor Udoh reported to the… Continue reading Man stages own kidnap in Lagos, asks for N60m