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Oscar Pistorius could be FREED from prison for memorial despite serving...

The disgraced Paralympian, who was convicted of murdering his model girlfriend Reeve Steenkamp, 29, will be released on “compassionate grounds” this week, despite...

San Quentin prison: California death row murderers found dead – suspected...

Prison officials said both deaths are being investigated as suicides.Andrew Urdiales, 54, was found during security checks by prison officials on Friday while...

Police nab man for robbery, 5 days after leaving prison

By Esther OnyegbulaOperatives of the Rapid Response Squad of the Lagos State Police Command have re-arrested a robbery suspect, Okunola, five days after...

Shell MD Osagie Okunbor, secretary, legal head sentenced to prison

A Port Harcourt High Court on Tuesday sentenced the Managing Director of Shell Petroleum Development Company (SPDC), Mr. Osagie Okunbor, and two others...

Donald Trump news: Campaign aide George Papadopoulos sent to PRISON in...

The sentence was imposed in a federal court in Washington on Friday.He told the US District Court in Washington DC: “I made a...

Scumbag drug addict who beat baby stepson to death has skull...

Crack addict William Andrew O’Sullivan was given a nine-year sentence after pleading guilty to four charges related to the death of little Mason...

Lybia civil WAR: 400 prisoners and Gaddafi supporters ESCAPE prison in...

According to a police statement “the detainees were able to force open the doors” and leave Ain Zara prison.Guards did not intervene as...

Ex-Brazil chief Jose Maria Marin sentenced to four years in prison

Jose Maria Marin, the former president of Brazil's football confederation, has been sentenced to four years in prison following his conviction on corruption charges. Marin,...

Murder: Court releases Lagos PDP chairman from Kirikiri prison

By Abdulwahab Abdulah & Jane Echewodo LAGOS — A Lagos High Court sitting in Ikeja, yesterday, released the embattled Chairman of the Peoples Democratic...

TERROR ALERT: Indonesia RUNS OUT of prison cells for terrorists |...

The Institute for Policy Analysis of Conflict (IPAC) has warned that a group of ISIS members have been released or are "soon-to-be-released" from...

Palestinian protest icon Tamimi released from Israeli prison in jubilant scenes

Get breaking news alerts and special reports. The news and stories that matter, delivered weekday mornings.SUBSCRIBEJERUSALEM — A Palestinian teenager who became an...

Cristiano Ronaldo sentenced to two years in prison and fined £2.8...

The 33-year-old is accused of evading £5 million (€5.7 million) in taxes. He has denied the allegations.This amount is likely to be only...

Prison riot: Lowdham Grange Prison in Nottingham on LOCKDOWN | World...

The disorder broke out in F Wing at the Category B prison, which has a capacity of 888 prisoners and is run by private...

Obasanjo’s in-law remanded in prison for alleged forgery

A Lagos State Special Offences Court in Ikeja Thursday remanded a...

Suspected killer of ex-Ondo Dep Gov’s daughter remanded in prison

By Dayo JohnsonAkure—THE suspected killer of the daughter of the former Ondo State deputy governor, Seidu Sakiru Adeyemi, has been remanded in Olokuta...

Brazil judge orders Lula to remain in prison overturning earlier ruling...

A Brazilian appeals court judge on Sunday quashed a fellow judge's bombshell ruling ordering the release of jailed former president Luiz Inacio Lula da...

Nawaz Sharif, Ex-Pakistani Leader, Is Sentenced to Prison for Corruption

LAHORE, Pakistan — Former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif was convicted and sentenced to prison in absentia by a Pakistani anticorruption court on Friday,...

Pakistani Court Sentences Ex-PM Sharif to 10 Years in Prison –...

U.S. News & World ReportPakistani Court Sentences Ex-PM Sharif to 10 Years in PrisonU.S. News & World ReportPakistani anti-graft court sentences former PM...

Missing French gangster Redoine Faid who broke out of prison with...

A notorious French gangster who broke out of prison in a hijacked helicopter may be disguising himself as an Orthodox Jew. French police...

French Convict Escapes Prison (Again)

Faid took his inspiration, and modus operandi, from American gangster movies. (AFP)For obvious reasons, not a lot is publicly broadcast about the security...

In Hollywood-Style Jailbreak, French Convict Flees Prison

PARIS — A jailbreak of the kind usually dreamed up for Hollywood screenplays unfolded in real life on Sunday in France when a...

N1.64bn Fraud: Court rejects convicted Ex-Gov Nyame’s plea for bail from...

…I am hypertensive, diabetic, in need of herbal medicine, Nyame tells judge By Ikechukwu Nnochiri ABUJA – A High Court...

Hawaii volcano eruption: Tourists face PRISON or FINES for taking photos...

Tourists on the Big Island are now facing jail time and fines of up to $5,000 (£3775) for entering lava zone areas that...

Dariye’s long walk to prison

For a former governor of Plateau State, Senator Joshua Chibi Dariye, the journey to Kuje prison did not start when the judge hit...

Danish Man To Remain In Prison As Trial Begins In October...

Peter Nielsen during his arraignment on charges of allegedly killing his wife and daughter at the Lagos High Court, Igbosere, Lagos on June...

We’re ready to take instructions from Jolly Nyame even from prison...

Some residents of Jalingo, the Taraba State capital, on Monday protested the inprisonment of a former governor of the State, Rev’d. Jolly Nyame. DAILY...

200 inmates escape from Nigerian prison

The police in Niger State have confirmed that about 200 prisoners...

Minna jail break: Prison officer, motorcyclist die

The Niger Command of the Nigeria Prisons Service has confirmed the death of its officer and a motorcyclist in the Sunday jail break...

BREAKING: Court sends ex-Kaduna governor to prison

Ramalan Yero, a former Governor of Kaduna State, has been remanded in prison by a Federal High Court sitting in Kaduna. Justice Muhammed Shuibu,...

Kim Kardashian pictured with Donald Trump following prison reform meeting in...

The President described the encounter as a “great meeting” and posted an image of both inside the Oval Office.Mr Trump’s son-in-law, Jared Kushner,...

Ex-governor, others remanded in prison

A Federal High Court in Abuja has remanded former Zamfara State Governor Mahmud Aliyu Shinkafi, and ex-Minister of State for Finance Bashir Yuguda...

Ex-deputy Governor, Ize-Iyamu spend first night in prison

A former Deputy Governor of Edo state, Mr, Lucky Imasuen and a former Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Governorship candidate, Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu spent...

Alleged fraud: Atiku, Gana, others visit Jang in prison

Former Vice president, Atiku Abubakar, former Minister of Information and Orientation Jerry Gana and some other key politicians on Sunday paid solidarity visits...

Drugs bust at Swaleside prison in Kent leads to staff arrest

The bust was made at HMP Swaleside, Kent, a Category B prison which takes in those serving the first stage of life sentences.A...

Man remanded in prison for attempting to rape 110-year-old woman

A 56-year-old man, Abraham Benjamin, was on Thursday remanded in prison by an Ado Magistrates’ Court sitting in Ado Ekiti for allegedly attempting...

Man, 56, remanded in prison over alleged attempted rape of centenarian-woman

A 56-year-old man, Abraham Benjamin, who allegedly attempted to rape a 110-year-old woman in her home, was on Thursday in Ado...

President Buhari’s nominee, Alanamu sent to prison

A Kwara State High Court sitting in Ilorin has remanded President Muhammadu Buhari’s nominee, Dr. Saadu Alanamu in prison custody. He is alleged to...

Catalonia news: Puigdemont slams EU ‘soft democracy’ as he is released...

The former leader said Catalonia's democratic demands of independence have always been met by a violent response of the Spanish authorities and it was now...

Man remanded in prison for allegedly defiling 12-yr-old boy

An Ikeja Magistrates’ Court in Lagos on Tuesday ordered the remand of a 42 -year-old driver,...

Venezuela prison riot: At least 78 dead as devastating fires break...

Furious locals demanded answers from desperate officers who used tear gas to disperse a crowd of screaming men and women outside the police station...

Cultists in Bayelsa to spend 20 years in prison

Governor Henry Seriake Dickson has signed the Secret Cult, Societies and Similar Activities Prohibition Amendment Law 2018. The new law makes it mandatory for offenders...

Russia admits it would only release USELESS spies from prison –...

Mr Peskov said Mr Skripal was of “zero importance” to Russia, as the Kremlin would only release a spy if they were of no...

Prison officials in trouble for molesting Task Force official

  Some officials of the Edo State Command of...

Man, 52, eats 16-year-old sister-in-law’s forbidden fruit, remanded in prison

For eating the forbidden fruit of his 16-year-old sister-in-law, a 52-year-old, Olusola Williams, is to cool...

Macron SCRAPS jail sentences of less than one month in prison...

Living conditions in French prisons have long been a source of embarrassment for the government, with Mr Macron himself once describing them as “disgraceful”. The...

Court remands 6 herdsmen in prison over Benue New Year day...

By Peter Duru MAKURDI—A Makurdi Chief Magistrate’s court, presided over by Mr. Isaac Ajim, has denied bail...

Marine Le Pen faces up to THREE years in PRISON after...

The 49-year-old leader of France’s far-right Front National has been charged over images she posted on the social media site showing gruesome atrocities allegedly...

‘TORTURE’: Prison staff blasted after botched execution of murderer | World...

Staff at Alabama’s WC Holman Correctional Facility left convicted murderer Doyle Lee Hamm with more than a dozen puncture marks in his legs and...

Briton faces prison in Miami for smuggling stolen coins | World...

Lewis Bennett faces up to 10 years in prison when he appears in a federal court in Miami on Tuesday. The gold and silver collectables...

Trump signs order to keep Guantanamo Bay prison open

Washington - US President Donald Trump has signed an executive order to keep open the US military prison at Guantanamo Bay, marking a formal...

Dasukigate: Revoke Olisa Metuh’s bail, send him back to prison –...

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Tuesday urged an Abuja Federal High Court to revoke the bail being enjoyed by a former...

Kemi Olunloyo reveals her experience at Port Harcourt Maximum Prison

No one ever prays to go to prison; however, for the popular blogger, Kemi Olunloyo, 2017 is a year that she would likely not...

French prison guards in Corsica attacked by knife-wielding inmates | World...

The prison guards in France  are in hospital after they were attacked at Borgo jail on the island of Corsica when three prisoners charged...

Davido’s Crew Member Held In Prison Custody Until He Perfects Bail...

One of Davido’s crew members who was accused of causing havoc at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport yesterday might be spending the weekends in...

Court remands man in Ikoyi prison for biting off tip of...

A Tinubu Chief Magistrates’ Court on Friday, ordered that a 34-year-old man be remanded in Ikoyi...

Court remands pastor in prison for alleged murder

An Ado Ekiti Chief Magistrates’ Court on Tuesday ordered that a 40-year-old pastor, Olakanye...

Court Remands 3 In Prison For Tampering With Ikeja Electric’s Installations

A Lagos State Magistrate Court sitting in Ogba has remanded three men in prison for allegedly reconnecting customers of Ikeja Electric (IE) who had...

DSS, police after fleeing prison inmates

… 14 recaptured out of 36 … Prison boss...

2,500 prison inmates get free medicare in Delta

By Victor Ahiuma-Young No fewer than 2,500 prison inmates in Delta State have received free treatment and...

Foundations provide free medicare for 400 prison inmates in Delta

File PhotoOver 400 prison inmates at the Ogwashi-Uku prison received free treatment and medication at the flag-off of an eight-day medical outreach to...

Arthur Collins Sentenced To 20 Years In Prison Over Acid Attack...

Arthur Collins, the ex-boyfriend of reality TV-star Ferne...

Prerogative of Mercy: Ambode frees 12 Kirikiri prison inmates

Lagos State Governor, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode on Tuesday released twelve inmates of the Kirikiri Maximum Security...

Delta prison inmates get free medicare from Isioma Okobah Foundation

By Victor Ahiuma-Young THE annual end of year free rural medical outreach organised by Dr....

Murder: Court orders remand of policeman in prison

An Ado-Ekiti Chief Magistrates’ Court on Thursday remanded in prison a 30-year-old police officer,...

Fake Buhari’s CofS’s aide remanded in prison over N.1 b fraud

By Soni Daniel Abuja – A failed House of Representatives aspirant, Eno Ekapong Ofem, was on Friday...

 I rejected offer from friends to get me out of prison...

Friends of former President  Olusegun Obasanjo once toyed...

I Was Almost Rescued From Prison Commando-Style, Says Obasanjo

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo on Friday morning recounted how he was almost set free from Yola Prison commando-style by “international friends”. Although he did not...

Buhari sets 500 prison inmates free in Kano

President Muhammadu Buhari, has pardoned 500 inmates of the Kurmawa Central Prisons in Kano. Buhari’s action is said to be part of Federal Government’s efforts...

DMX Tax Fraud Guilty Plea Cut 44 Year Prison Exposure To...

ForbesDMX Tax Fraud Guilty Plea Cut 44 Year Prison Exposure To 5 YearsForbesRobert W. Wood , Contributor I focus on taxes and litigation. Opinions...

Prison inmate undergoing PhD programme —Controller – Punch Newspapers

The Controller of Prisons, Lagos State Command, Tunde Ladipo, says education in prison facilities is getting better by the day, with an inmate of...

Bilyaminu Bello’s death: Maryam Sanda sent to prison

A daughter of Aso Savings boss, Hajia Maimuna Aliyu, Maryam Sanda who allegedly stabbed her husband, Bilyaminu Bello, son of ex-PDP chairman, Haliru Bello,...

Robinho sentenced to nine years in prison for sexual assault by...

Robinho was found guilty of sexual assault and sentenced to nine years in prison for an incident that took place in 2013.Former Brazil forward...

Billionaire kidnapper: Drama as Evans accuse prison officials of starving him...

A mild drama played out on Friday at an Ikeja High Court as billionaire kidnapper, Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike, also known as Evans, accused prison authorities...

Bauchi prison inmates awaiting amputation for 13 years – Controller –...

A total of 16 inmates on death row and those to be amputated are still awaiting their fate more than 10 years after their...

Jay-Z: Meek Mill Prison Sentence ‘Unjust and Heavy-Handed’

Jay-Z denounced Meek Mill's two-to-four year prison sentence for violating probation as "unjust and heavy-handed" in a message...

Meek Mill Receives Up to Four Years in Prison

Meek Mill received a sentence of two to four years in prison after the Philadelphia rapper violated his...

Bowe Bergdahl Avoids Prison for Desertion; Trump Calls Sentence a ‘Disgrace’

Last year, Mr. Trump made denunciations of Sergeant Bergdahl a staple of his campaign speeches, repeatedly...

Egyptian TV Presenter Sentenced To Prison For Discussing Extramarital Pregnancy

A well-known Egyptian television presenter has been sentenced to three years in prison as a result of discussing on-air how women might become pregnant...

500 Nigerians in Chinese prison – Presidency

The Senior Special Assistant to President Muhammadu Buhari on Foreign Affairs and Diaspora, Abike Dabiri-Erewa, Thursday revealed that there were about 500 Nigerians in...

NPS nabs female phone smuggler in prison –

Men of the Special Intelligence Squad of the Nigeria Prison Service, Ogun State Command burst a syndicate that specializes in smuggling communication gadgets, including...

Woman hides phone in soup, sends to boyfriend in Ogun prison

By Daud Olatunji ABEOKUTA—A 33-year-old woman, Fatima Balogun, was, Wednesday, arrested by prison officials as she tried...

He patted a man’s butt in Dubai and faced months in...

http://www.sfgate.com/news/article/He-patted-a-man-s-butt-in-Dubai-and-faced-months-12299647.php ...

How we treat Evans in prison

- Tunde Ladipo insists no high-profile prisoner gets preferential treatment in prison- The prison controller said they do their best to treat all of...

Father of 7 accused of raping 3-year-old girl to death sent...

A father of seven, Abdullahi Sani, was on Thursday docked at a Senior Magistrate court in Kastina for allegedly raping a three year old...

Benue lawmaker, 4 others remanded in prison ▷ NAIJ.COM

- A federal high court in Makurdi, Benue state has ordered 5 persons to be remanded at the Makurdi prison- One of those remanded...

Court remands driver in prison over attempt to murder Fayose

Ado-Ekiti – An Ado Ekiti Magistrates’ Court has ordered the remand of a driver,...

Watch prison guards 'stand by and do nothing' as inmate lies...

THIS is the horrifying moment an...

Parents of U.S. student to claim mistreatment in North Korean prison

By Ginny McCabe | CINCINNATI...

Chicago man sentenced to prison in Bali suitcase murder plot

A Chicago man was sentenced on Friday to nine years in prison for advising his cousin and that man's girlfriend in a plot...

Alabama 'pill mill' doctor tied to Insys gets 21 years in...

An Alabama doctor was sentenced on Friday to 21 years in prison for running two clinics with a colleague that prosecutors called a...

'Racially motivated' fight leaves Arizona prison on lockdown

PHOENIX (AP) — A privately run prison in Arizona remained on lockdown Thursday after four inmates were injured in a brawl involving about...

3 federal prison guards charged with sex abuse of inmates

NEW YORK (AP) — A federal prison guard supervisor charged with repeatedly raping a female inmate who he knew spoke little English and...

Rolf Harris released from Stafford Prison

He was sentenced to five years and...

Man freed from prison faces possible deportation to Cuba

DENVER (AP) — The detention of a Cuban immigrant set to rejoin his family after he was mistakenly released from prison, then put...