Law and Crime

Man Bags 7 Years Jail Term for False Information

Justice Darius Khobo of the Kaduna State High Court has convicted and sentenced one Adamu Jatau to seven years imprisonment on charges bordering on giving false information.

Jatau, ran into trouble when he sent a petition to the Commission claiming that he gave one Bulus Audu, a staff of the Kaduna State Geographical Information System (KADGIS) the sum of N4,250,000 to process his land documents, an allegation which turned out to be false.

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The defendant pleaded guilty to the charge when it was read to him.


Justice Khobo sentenced the defendant to seven years imprisonment with an option of fine of N150,000.

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Ismail Aniemu

Ismail Aniemu, Publisher of JournalNG and ghost writer, is a maritime journalist of over two decades' of practice with multidisciplinary background. He holds a masters degree in Transport Management from Ladoke Akintola University of Technology(LAUTECH) with bias for logistics. He is also an alumnus of the Times Journalism Institute where he obtained a post graduate diploma in Journalism. Email:

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