• Appeal Court endorses 25 years jail term for Boko Haram convicts

    Appeal Court endorses 25 years jail term for Boko Haram convicts

    The Court of Appeal in Lagos, at the weekend, af­firmed the judgment of a Federal High Court in the state convicting and sentencing three Boko Ha­ram members to 25 years imprisonment each.

    The Appeal Court, in a judgment delivered by Justice Y. B. Nimpar, re­jected the appeal filed by the convicts and upheld the judgment of the fed­eral court.

    Justice Ibrahim Buba of the Federal High Court in Lagos had, on September 30, 2014, handed down the verdict after the La­gos State […]

  • Appeal court affirms 25 years imprisonment for Boko Haram convicts

    Appeal court affirms 25 years imprisonment for Boko Haram convicts

    The Court of Appeal, Lagos Division, has affirmed the September 30, 2015 judgment of the Federal High Court in Lagos which convicted three men of participating in terrorism and belonging to outlawed Boko Haram sect.

    In a judgment delivered by Justice Y.B. Nimpar, the appellate court upheld the decision of the lower court which sentenced Ali Mohammed, Adamu Karumi and Ibrahim Usman, to 25 years imprisonment each.

    They had been arraigned in November 2013 along with 14 others before Justice Ibrahim Buba, […]