Fidelity bank card banner Camano banner
Ikpeazu grants pardon to prisoners in Enugu, Aba, Umuahia and Kirikiri (Lagos)

By News Express on 24/12/2017

Views: 1,535

•Governor Ikpeazu
•Governor Ikpeazu

 The Governor of Abia State, Dr. Okezie Ikpeazu, has in commemoration of the Christmas and New Year celebrations, granted pardon to nine prison inmates serving various jail terms at the Enugu, Aba, Umuahia and Kirikiri, Lagos prisons.

These nine prisoners were convicted by courts within Abia State for various offences, ranging from murder to stealing, advanced fee fraud, and assault.

Two of the prisoners had their death sentences commuted to life imprisonment, while another, a female murder convict, had her death sentence commuted to a pardon and an order made for her release.

The other six prisoners were granted total pardon and also ordered to be released forthwith.

All the releases were made by the Governor on the advice of the State Advisory Council on Prerogative of Mercy, headed by the Hon. Attorney-General and Commissioner for Justice of the state, Umeh Kalu (SAN).

Source News Express

Posted 24/12/2017 8:57:50 PM





You may also like...
NLC rejects fuel price hike, mobilises for strike...

Kano Speaker resigns over scuttled probe of Emir...

Amaechi orders probe of NIMASA

We’re closing in on militants who blew up...

Ivorian ‘golden generation’ set for glory as 2015...

France to abandon oil, gas production by 2040...

FAAN, NIMASA, 2 other Fed. Govt. agencies listed...

2019: Okorocha cries out, alleges gang-up

Maritime workers suspend strike


Onnoghen’s suspension, a coup against democracy, says Saraki...

Reps attempt to amend NLNG Act without shareholders’...


Latest News 14 Army officers, soldiers face trial for murder, kidnapping We expect ministerial list in two weeks: Senators Baby cut from womb during brutal attack of mother dies Omo-Agege is a mace thief, Dino Melaye blasts new deputy senate president Ihedioha harassing me and my family, Okorocha cries out Some PDP lawmakers betrayed our party during NASS elections - Wike Nigeria’s universities have failed the country - Buhari Two killed in fresh Ebonyi, Cross River boundary crisis Kaduna: Governorship tribunal adjourns to June 17, as petitioners set to present 685 witnesses Insecurity: OPC warns kidnappers, herdsmen in southwest Drugmakers kick against prices on TV adverts Fire razes market in Ibadan, destroys goods worth millions of naira


Most Read NUDE PHOTO OF OMOTOLA JALADE-EKEINDE surfaces online (493,846 views) Nigerian female sex addict opens up, says ‘I like it with both men and women’ (425,156 views) Shameless Genevieve Nnaji exposes breasts in public (364,907 views) Finally named: The full list of friends of Nigerian female sex addict who prowled Facebook (311,431 views) OLUMBA OLUMBA OBU (the one who called himself God) IS DEAD (275,901 views) Igbo scholar disgraces Femi Fani-Kayode •Demolishes claims on Igbo/Yoruba history with facts and figures (243,807 views) Breaking News: POPULAR REVEREND CONVERTS TO ISLAM in Kaduna (Nigeria) (233,676 views) OBJ’s son reported dead in Lagos plane crash •Names of more victims emerge (215,605 views) 10 cars more expensive than Jets (212,062 views) My wasted years in Olumba Olumba Obu’s Evil Brotherhood (204,151 views) Lagos plane crash: Journalist releases victims’ names (184,319 views) THE FINAL DISGRACE: Igbo scholar unleashes more facts about Igbo/Yoruba history, finishes off Femi Fani-Kayode with second article (183,631 views)


NNPC Financial reports February 2019

CBN banner advert

UBA Wise Savers Promo


Categories Advertorials (3) African Press Organisation (81) Art & Literature (92) Business & Economy (4,308) Business Verdict (73) Columnists (1,051) Complaints & Requests (95) Enterprise & Opportunities (209) Entertainment (622) Features (759) Global Business Monitor (377) ICT Monitor (53) International (3,584) Interview (184) Live Commentary (30) Love Matters (162) Maggie's Blog (302) News (47,363) Opinion (1,260) Pidgin (17) Politics (11,012) Religion (1,021) Sports (2,041) Stock Watch (39) AMA & Al Jazeera Global Update






APO Group Partner




GOCOP Accredited Member

GOCOP Accredited member



Africa Media Agency and Al Jazeera