• I’m glad to be out of Kuje Prison – Fani Kayode

    I’m glad to be out of Kuje Prison – Fani Kayode

    Former Minister of Aviation, Chief Femi Fani-Kayode, who has been in detention for the past 24 days, yesterday, regained his freedom.

    Fani-Kayode, who was the Director of Media and Publicity in the campaign team of ex-President Goodluck Jonathan, was released after he perfected the bail conditions handed to him by the Abuja Federal High Court. He is answering to a five-count charge preferred against him by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC.

    The charge borders on alleged N26million fraud. Trial Justice […]

  • Armsgate: Court remands NAF chief, two others in Kuje prison

    Armsgate: Court remands NAF chief, two others in Kuje prison

    Justice Nnamdi Dimgba of the Federal High Court, Abuja ordered Friday that three men, including Air Vice Marshall Tony Omenyi (retired) be remanded in Kuje prison.

    Also to be kept in Kuje prison are an employee of Diamond Bank Plc, Babatunde Faro and Sada Adamu.

    The judge ordered their remand after they were arraigned by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on two separate charges.

    Omenyi and his company, Huzee Nigeria Limited, were arraigned on a 3-count charge of abuse of office […]

  • Nnamdi Kanu lied about being sick in Kuje Prison – IPOB breakaway group

    Nnamdi Kanu lied about being sick in Kuje Prison – IPOB breakaway group

    According to reports, a breakaway group of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, the Re-branded Indigenous People of Biafra, TRIPOB, has said the Director of Radio Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu, lied when he claimed his health was deteriorating in prison.

    Kanu, while speaking through IPOB’s spokespersons, Emma Nmezu and Clifford Iroanya, raised concerns over the ugly treatment the prison authority meted out to him, alleging that a poisonous gas was recently shot into his cell to suffocate him.

    But TRIPOB, in a statement […]

  • IPOB alleges plot to kill Nnamdi Kanu, says leader’s room in Kuje Prison tear-gassed

    IPOB alleges plot to kill Nnamdi Kanu, says leader’s room in Kuje Prison tear-gassed

    The Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, has sounded red alert on Nnamdi Kanu’s life, alleging that there is a calculated attempt by the Federal Government and the Department of State Services, DSS, to suffocate Kanu through the prison warders in charge of Kuje Prison.

    IPOB made this allegation in a statement issued on Monday by its Media and Publicity Secretary, Comrade Emma Powerful, stating that there was teargas and gun shots in Nnamdi Kanu’s room for him to die systematically.

    The statement […]

  • Breaking News: Shooting at Kuje prison as inmates riot

    Breaking News: Shooting at Kuje prison as inmates riot

    There is commotion at Kuje Prisons, Abuja, where officials are currently shooting tear gas at inmates.

    Adelove News gathered that t‎he shooting was a fallout of the last jail break in which some top officials were reprimanded.

    Our source said:”There is a lock down in the prison, ‎prisons officials are throwing tear-gas at the inmates to cow them because of the last jail break.”

    Some of the inmates complained that they were dying, as they spoke to Adelove News: “We do not know […]

  • I’m aware of security lapses in Kuje prison, says Dambazua

    I’m aware of security lapses in Kuje prison, says Dambazua

    The Minister of Interior, Gen. Abdulraham Dambazau (rtd), Monday attributed last week’s incident at the Kuje Medium prison in Abuja that led to the escape of two inmates to security lapses which he once noticed when he visited the place.

    Speaking with newsmen in Abuja, shortly after he was taken round the facility and briefed on how the prisoners escaped, Dambazua said investigation into the matter would be taken to a logical conclusion.

    He, however, stated that the fate of the officials […]

  • Nigerian Prisons confirm jailbreak at Kuje Prison

    Nigerian Prisons confirm jailbreak at Kuje Prison

    The Nigeria Prisons Service has confirmed that there was a jailbreak at the maximum prison in Kuje, a few miles from the nation’s capital Abuja on Friday night, but said one of the key persons being held at the facility for terrorism, Mr. Charles Okah, did not escape.

    Charles is the brother of notorious MEND leader, Mr. Henry Okah, who is in prison in South Africa following his conviction for terrorism.

    Earlier reports had suggested that Charles escaped during the jailbreak. However, […]

  • $40m scam: Azibaola’s wife regains freedom from Kuje prison

    $40m scam: Azibaola’s wife regains freedom from Kuje prison

    The wife of the embattled Chief Executive Officer of Oneplus Nigeria Limited and cousin to former President Goodluck Jonathan, Stella Azibaola, on Wednesday, has regained her freedom from Kuje prison.

    Stella who had already spent one week in prison with her husband, Robert, was released after she perfected the bail conditions that were handed to her by trial Justice Nnamdi Dimgba of the Federal High Court in Abuja.

    She returned home to the warm embrace of her children, family members and friends […]

  • Jonathan’s cousin, wife fail to meet bail condition, remain at Kuje prison over $40m contract fraud

    Jonathan’s cousin, wife fail to meet bail condition, remain at Kuje prison over $40m contract fraud

    Cousin to former President Goodluck Jonathan, Robert Azibola and his wife, Stella, one week after they were granted bail by a Federal High Court in Abuja, are yet to regain their freedom from Kuje Prison, findings have shown.

    Robert Azibaola and his wife, who are currently facing a seven-count criminal charge bordering on alleged $40million contract scam, have been unable to fulfill the bail conditions that were handed to them by the trial court.

    Justice Nnamdi Dimgba had in a ruling on […]

  • Breaking! Court remands Jonathan’s cousin, Azibaola in Kuje Prison

    Breaking! Court remands Jonathan’s cousin, Azibaola in Kuje Prison

    An Abuja Federal High Court on Tuesday remanded a cousin to former President, Goodluck Jonathan, Mr. Azibaola Robert at the Kuje prison.

    The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, had arraigned Azibaola alongside his wife Stella before Justice Dimgba on a seven-count charge bordering on money laundering and fraud.

    EFCC alleged that the couple alongside their company, Oneplus Holding Limited received the sum of $40m contract from the embattled former National Security Adviser, Sambo Dasuki.

    Justice Dimgba, while ruling that Azibaola be remanded […]