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After six years in jail, court discovers man’s innocence, frees him

After six years in jail, court discovers man’s innocence, frees him

By Shina Abubakar After discovering his innocence, 25 years old, Tunde Akinyemi was on Tuesday discharged by an Osogbo Magistrates’ Court after six years in prison. At the resumed hearing, the state Counsel said there are no traces of his involvement in the robbery. Magistrate Modupe Awodele in her judgement advised him to be careful […]

250 journalists jailed worldwide in 2018 ― U.S.

250 journalists jailed worldwide in 2018 ― U.S.

The United States Government on Saturday said 250 journalists were jailed around the world in 2018, with Turkey, China and Egypt among the worst offenders. The assertion came in a statement by Spokesperson of the U.S. Department of State, Ms Morgan Ortagus, to mark the International Day to End Impunity for Crimes Against Journalists. Ortagus […]

Three jailed for impersonation in Ibadan

Three jailed for impersonation in Ibadan

Three persons were on Thursday, September 26, 2019, found guilty of criminal impersonation by the Federal High Court, Ibadan and sentenced to prison terms. The trio – Augustine Ekeson, Obinna Ureahi Ifeanyi and Osho Olalekan Micheal – were convicted in cases filed against them by the Ibadan zonal office of the Economic and Financial Crimes […]