Court Sentenced Driver To 5 Years In Prison – Stealing Of 1,200 Liters Of Fuel

Court Sentenced Driver To 5 Years In Prison – Stealing Of 1,200 Liters Of Fuel

Upper Area Court sitting in Kasuwan Nama, on Wednesday, sentenced a 31-year-old driver, Nasiru Ibrahim, to five years imprisonment for stealing 1,200 litres of fuel.

Suleiman, however, gave the convict an option to either pay a fine of N50,000 or spend five years in prison and to also pay N300,000 as compensation to the complainant.

The judge said the judgment would serve as a deterrent to those who would want to indulge in such act of cheating.

The prosecutor said, the convict was entrusted with a tanker loaded with fuel and he sold 1,200 litres of the fuel valued at N162,000 and converted the money to personal use.

Singer 9ice Set To Get Married For The 3rd Time

  • Singer 9ice Set To Get Married For The 3rdsinger 9cie has told us that he would be getting married on the 30th of December, 2019, against the will of his family. If this marriage eventually happens, it would be the third time 9ice would be getting married after already getting married to Tony Payne and Adetola Anifalaje.

    According to a reliable source, we got, 9ice’s parents are not in support with this marriage after they were disappointed with the way his two earlier marriages.


Court disqualifies Bayelsa APC candida

Federal High Court sitting in Abuja has disqualified the Deputy governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the November 16 Elections, no to participate in it. or should provide the need of the federal high court.

court disqualified Senator Biobarakuma Degi-Eremienyo, over false information in his CF0001 form submitted to the Independent National Electoral Commissioner.

The judge held that all his documents bore different names and he, consequently disqualified him on the ground that he provided false information to the electoral body to stand for the election.

Degi-Eremienyo and the APC governorship candidate, David Lyon and INEC were dragged to court by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).

Kogi And Bayelsa – INEC, NYSC DG gives update ahead on Saturday’s polls

INEC Chairman, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, said this at a stakeholders meeting in Lokoja.

Yakubu said that 12 out of the 14-point steps for the smooth conduct of the election had been achieved. “Only four days to the election, how prepared is INEC?

The first one is the last day of campaign which is at midnight on Thursday, Nov. 14, 2019. The second is the election day itself which is Saturday, Nov. 16. Brig.-Gen. Shuaibu Ibrahim, Director-General, National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), pledged that corps members would be apolitical during the poll, NAN reports.

Few Hours To Final Exam, Engineering student shot dead by armed robbers 

A boy identified as  Mbongeni ‘Doctor’ Mthombeni, was shot and killed during a robbery gone wrong in eSikhaleni, few hours before he was to write his final examination.

It was gathered that two armed robbers approached Mthombeni and a female friend near Jabulani City at about 8 pm on Thursday, October 31. The student was accompanying his friend back to her house after she had returned his laptop at his rental cottage.

Construction of Nigerian rolling stock factory 

The construction of a rolling stock assembly plant at Kajola in Ogun state was launched when Vice-President Yemi Osinbanjo attended a groundbreaking ceremony on November 9.

It is used to assemble locomotives, coaches, wagons and diesel multiple-units for domestic use, as well as for export to other countries in West Africa. The plant is being built under a March 2018 agreement between the Ministry of Transportation and the local subsidiary of China Civil Engineering Construction Corp.

At the first batch of wagons to be assembled would be used for freight services on the 1 435 mm gauge Lagos — Ibadan and Abuja — Kaduna routes, with passenger vehicles to follow.

‘By linking our ports to rail lines and now, building the rolling stock locally, import and export business within and outside of Africa’s largest market will be completely transformed’, said Osinbanjo.

A commitment to local recruitment ‘affirms the President’s directives on prioritising Nigerians and Nigerian businesses in the innovation, production and procurement of engineering projects.’

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