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Orji Uzor Kalu

N7.1bn fraud: Court convicts Orji Kalu, faces up to 5 years in prison

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Former Abia state governor Orji Uzor Kalu has been convicted and sentenced to 12 years in Prison for fraud by a Lagos High Court....
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Brother of Iranian president sentenced to 10 years in prison

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The brother of Iranian President Hassan Rouhani was sentenced to five years in prison for corruption, state news media reported. "Hossein Fereydoun was sentenced to...
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18-year-old to spend 15 years in prison for robbery

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An 18-year old, Abubakar Sidick, would for the next 15 years spend his life at the Nsawam prisons for robbing a man of his...
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Foundation Works on The Release of Inmates from Sekondi Prison

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Management of Crime Check Foundation (CCF), a Prison NGO, through its Petty Offenders Project has paid court fines for nine inmates of the Sekondi...
Overcrowding Prisons

Government tasked to set targets aimed at reducing prison population

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Mr Edmund Amarkwei Foley, a human rights activist, has urged the Government to set national targets to reduce the number of people in jail. He...
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Israeli Former Minister Gets 11-Years Sentence for Spying

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An Israeli court sent on Tuesday a former minister to 11 years in prison after finding him guilty of spying on behalf of Iran. The...
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22 Dedicated Prison Officers in Winneba Receive Medals

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Twenty-Two hard working, committed and Highly dedicated Prison Officers of the Winneba Local Prisons were decorated and commended at the 2018 end of year...
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Intelligence Chief of Gaddafi’s Regime Released from Prison on Health Reasons

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Libya's Justice Ministry on Sunday released the intelligence chief of the regime of the former leader Muammar Gaddafi for health reasons, a ministry official...
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Australian PM Entreat Indonesian Leader Hold Terrorists in Jail

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Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison has called on Indonesian President Joko Widodo to overturn the decision to pardon convicted terrorist Abu Bakar Bashir. Widodo announced...
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Winneba Local Prison Directorate Seeks Support

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The authorities of the Winneba Local Prison has called on cooperate bodies to assist them to renovate their facility which is currently a risk...
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Evans Weeps In Court, Alleges Maltreatment In Prison

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From: Bamidele Fashube, (ABUJA), Nigeria (GVE) – In a slight drama on Monday, suspected kidnap kingpin, Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike a.k.a. Evans, broke into tears over...
Products from James Camp Prison in Photos

James Camp Prison Exhibition photos

The James Camp prison in Accra last weekend joined other art makers at the Alliance Francais show center to exhibit beautiful products , ranging...

Danish inventor sentenced to life for murder

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Danish submarine inventor Peter Madsen who admitted dismembering a Swedish female journalist and discarding her body last August was convicted of killing her and...

Brazilian Court Rejects Ex-President Lula’s Scheme to Avoid Prison

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Brazil's Supreme Federal Court judges voted early Thursday to reject former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva's plea to avoid prison. After over 10 hours...
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Sissala West District Remains Calm As Court Remand Suspects

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The security atmosphere in the Sissala West District of the Upper West Region has remained calm after the Magistrate Court in Wa remanded seven...
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Rhonj Teresa Giudice ‘Dodging’ Joe’s Phone Calls From Prison

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In Touch magazine has learned that Real Housewives of New Jersey star Teresa Giudice, 45, has been ‘dodging’ her husband Joe’s phone calls, who...
Education

Kenyan prisoners find new lease of life in formal education

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Kenya's Philomena Akinyi fought back tears as she gazed at the picture of her son who is currently incarcerated at one of the largest...

Death toll rises to 16 after prison riot in northern Mexico

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The death toll from Tuesday's riot at the Cadereyta prison in northern Mexico rose to 16 on Wednesday, the prosecutor-general of the state of...

Nigerian president rues over crowded prisons

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Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday expressed concerns over the state of the nation's prisons, saying it is a national scandal that many prisons...
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Teacher Grabs 10-Years Sentence for Defilement

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The Kumawu Circuit Court, presided over by Mr. Abdul Yussif Osei Asibey, has sentenced a teacher to 10 years imprisonment for defiling an under-age...
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Justice for All Programme ensures the release of a 16 year old boy

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A 16-year-old juvenile who spent three months on remand at the Ho Central Prison in the Volta Region has been discharged under the Justice...
Togo opposition on the march for removal of neo-colonial regime in Lome

Viewpoint: 15 Pan African National Party Leaders Sentenced to Prison in Togo

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Unrest swept the West African state of Togo beginning on August 19-20 when an opposition coalition CAP 2015 and the Pan African National Party...
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Samira Daoud’s Release Brings a Great Relief

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In response to today’s presidential decision to drop all charges against civil society leaders and several others arrested in connection with the unrest in...
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Two men put to remands on robbery charges

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An Accra Circuit Court has remanded Magnus Otroku, businessman and Bright Akakpo, farmer, into prison custody for conspiracy to commit crime and three counts...
Lee Jae-yong. [Photo/IC]

Samsung heir sentenced to 5 years in prison for corruption charges

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A South Korean court on Friday sentenced Samsung Electronics Vice Chairman Lee Jae-yong, an heir apparent of Samsung Group, the country's biggest family-run conglomerate,...
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O.J Simpson’s release from prison will be short lived

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In an exclusive interview with In Touch magazine, Norman Pardo, who worked as O.J. Simpson's manager from 1999 to 2008 and remained in his...

Chinese Galamsey Queens Aisha Huang & Others on Remanded in Nsawam Prison

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The 31-year old Chinese woman Aisha Huang alleged to have engaged in galamsey activities has been remanded in Nsawam prison custody. Aisha was remanded with...
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State Attorney Prays Court On J. B. Danquah’s Case

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An Accra High Court has directed two alleged killers of the late J. B. Danquah Adu, Member of Parliament (MP) for Abuakwa North, to...

Court Adjourn Case Against Delta Force To May,18

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The Attorney General’s Department has called for the docket on the case involving the alleged assault of the Ashanti Regional Security Coordinator by 13...

Health Personnel Show Love To Prison Inmates

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A group of health personnel and a philanthropist in the Bawku West District of the Upper East Region have donated assorted items to inmates...