Tag Archives: Prison

Nigerians Call For The Release Of Omah Lay, Tems From Detention In Uganda

Nigerian have come together to campaign for the release of singers Omah Lay and Tems following news they have been remanded in prisons for flouting COVID-19 precautions in Uganda. Recall that on Sunday, the fast-rising stars were arrested together with their managers for holding an illegal concert at Ddungu resort in Munyonyo, which drew a huge crowd despite President Yoweri…

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Lil Wayne To Serve 10 Years In Prison After Pleading Guilty To Federal Gun Charge

American rapper, Lil Wayne on Friday agreed to plead guilty for his involvement in the possession of a weapon despite being a convicted felon. The music executive, whose real name is Dwayne Michael Carter, admitted possessing the .45 calibre gun and six rounds of ammunition after his private plane was searched on arriving in Miami from California…

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Okowa Imposes 48-Hour Curfew As Vandals Raze Police Station, Free Inmates In Delta

Vandals has set ablaze in a police station in Asaba, Delta state on Thursday, October 22, as riots continue to spread across states in the country. According to reports, the hoodlums also invaded the Warri Correctional Centre (Okere Prison) in the Warri South Local Government Area of the state, shooting sporadically and setting free some inmates at…

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Widespread Riots In Ondo As Thugs Release Inmates, Burn Police Station & LGA Secretariat

Amid the ongoing chaos around the nation, a mob has razed the Divisional Police Station and Local Government secretariat in Okitipupa area of Ondo state. The hoodlums who were chased away from the street by the police before they carried out the attack on Thursday also broke into a National Correctional Service Centre setting prisoners free, according to authorities. Online…

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Ikoyi Prison Under Attack As Inmates Reportedly Attempt Jail Break

Ikoyi Custodial Centre in Lagos is currently under attack as spate of violence continues in the metropolitan city on Thursday October 22. The Ministry of Interior who confirmed the news on social media said policemen, NSCDC officials, Nigerian Correctional Service officers and soldiers were at the scene to put the situation under control. “The situation at the Ikoyi Custodial…

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Harvey Weinstein Reportedly Tests Positive For Coronavirus in Jail

According to BuzzFeed News, Harvey Weinstein has tested positive for the coronavirus while in prison. The disgraced Hollywood producer is said to be one of two inmates to contact the pandemic in New York’s Wende Correctional Facility. The 68-year-old producer who was convicted in February for rape and sexually assault is reportedly being isolated at…

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Prisoners Reportedly Escape From Brazilian Prison Amid Coronavirus Outbreak

According to New York Post, hundreds of inmates have escaped from at least four prisons in the state of Sao Paulo after local officials canceled their temporary exits because of fears they could bring the new coronavirus back with them upon their return. Sao Paulo state’s penitentiary administration secretariat said in a statement Monday night…

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Court Jails Mum Who Killed Her Little Daughters For ‘Disturbing Her Sex Life’

A mum-of-two who murdered her two daughters because they ‘got in the way’ of her sex life has been jailed for life. Louise Porton, 23, will spent a minimum of 32 years in prison for killing 17-month-old Scarlett Vaughan and Lexi Draper, three. She was convicted of both murders following a five-week trial at Birmingham…

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