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Governor Ganduje calls for transfer of prisons management to states

Gov. Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State has urged the Federal Government to transfer the management of prisons to states.

Akwa Ibom jailbreak: Prisons chief Jafaru Ahmed confirms 28 inmates still at large

The Controller General of Nigeria Prisons Service (NPS) Mr Jafaru Ahmed, has disclosed that 28 inmates of Ikot Ekpene Prisons that escaped during jailbreak on Dec. 27, 2017 were still at large.

2018: Governor Obiano pardons 71 convicted prisoners

Gov. Willie Obiano of Anambra has granted varying levels of pardon to no fewer than 71 convicted prisoners in the prisons in the state.

NGO seeks probe of killings of inmates at Ikot Ekpene prison

Citizens United for the Rehabilitation of Errants (CURE-Nigeria), an NGO has called for a thorough investigation of circumstance that led to the killing of four inmates at Ikot Ekpene prison on Dec. 7.

Minister Suleiman Zarma secures release of 36 prison inmates in Gombe

The Minister of State for Power, Housing and Transport, Suleiman Zarma, has secured the release of 36 inmates at the Gombe Main Prisons.

126 convicts freed after ministers, others pay their fines

The Chief Judge of the Federal Capital Territory, Justice Ishaq Bello, on Thursday, freed from Abuja prisons 33-year-old Abdullahi Musa, who was first sentenced to death some years ago.

14 escapee prison inmates re-arrested in Akwa Ibom – official

The Akwa Ibom Controller of Nigeria Prisons Service (NPS) , Mr Alex Oditah, on Thursday, has announced the re-arrest of 14 out of the 47 inmates who escaped from the Ikot Ekpene Prisons.

25-year-old man steals N104,000 phones with rope

After pleading guilty to stealing two phones valued at N104,000, a 25-year-old unemployed man, Titi Seun, was on Thursday remanded in prison on the orders of an Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court.

Senator Akpabio celebrates Christmas with prisons inmates

The Senate Minority Leader, Godswill Akpabio, visited the Ikot Ekpene Prisons, Akwa Ibom State, on Monday, to celebrate the Christmas with the inmates.

Prisons’ farm harvests 400 bags of rice in Plateau

The Lakushi Farm Centre of the Nigerian Prisons Service has harvested over 400 bags of rice in 2017.

Governor Ambode releases 12 inmates at Kirikiri prisons

Governor Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State, on Tuesday, released 12 inmates of the Kirikiri Maximum Security Prison, in Apapa.

Abdulrashed Maina still receiving salary – lawyer

Mr. Mohammed Katu, the legal counsel for the former Chairman, Presidential Pension Reform Task Team, Mr. Abdulrasheed Maina, told the House of Representatives on Thursday that his client was still receiving salaries despite the report that he had been dismissed from service.

Social workers beg President Buhari’s assent on Council of Social Work Bill

Nigeria Association of Social Workers (NASOW), the umbrella body of all Social Workers across the federation has appealed to President Muhammadu Buhari to assent to Nigeria Council for Social Work Regulatory Bill which has already been passed by the National Assembly.

Federal govt distributes drugs, medical products to prisons nationwide

The Federal Government has distributed drugs and other medical products worth millions of naira to prison formations in the 36 states of the federation and the Federal Capital Territory.

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