Home Topics Comptroller of Prisons

Comptroller of Prisons

Why I sponsored Nigerian Correctional Service Bill – Senator Uba

Former Chairman of the Senate Committee on Interior, Senator Andy Uba, has said that he sponsored the Nigerian Correctional Service Bill, 2019 because of his desire to see a total transformation in the management and administration of prisons in the country.
Bello Matawalle | Bello Matawallen-Maradun

Sallah: Zamfara governor pardons 145 inmates, including five on death row

The governor of Zamfara State, Bello Matawallen, on Friday, granted amnesty to 150 inmates at the Gusau Maximum Security Prison.

Nigeria Prison service to establish Borstal homes in Enugu, Bayelsa

The Nigeria Prisons Service plans to establish Borstal homes in Enugu and Bayelsa States, to serve the South East and South regions of the country.

Prisons officer shoots fleeing robbery suspect in Ogun

A fleeing robbery suspect, Kamoru Adedayo, has been shot by an operative of Nigerian Prisons Service, Ogun Command, after he allegedly bolted from a Black Maria, parked in the premises of the Magistrate’s Court, Abeokuta, the state capital.
Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, the Lagos State governor, has exercised his voting right in his home town, Epe, Lagos State in Saturday’s Presidential and National Assembly elections.

Prisons Comptroller speaks on alleged ballot box snatching in Lagos

The Comptroller of Prisons, Lagos State Command, Tunde Ladipo, says there are no cases of ballot box snatching by political thugs in all the places his team visited during the Presidential and National Assembly elections in the state.

Governor Ganduje frees 170 from prison

Governor Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State has granted freedom to 170 prison inmates across the state.

Minna jailbreak: Investigation panel commences probe

The panel set up by the Comptroller of Prisons to investigate circumstances surrounding the attack on the Minna Medium Security Prison last Sunday has commenced work.

Edo government to partner NPS on new prison

The Edo State Government is to partner with the Nigerian Prisons Service (NPS) to build a new prison facility in the state.

Prisons operatives attack, torture Edo traffic officials

The Edo State Command of the Nigeria Prisons Service (NPS) Friday confirmed that some yet to be identified operatives of the Command attacked and tortured officials​ of the State Public Works Guard, over the alleged arrest of a prison warder for a traffic offence.

Nigeria Prisons promotes 196 officers in Kebbi

The Nigeria Prisons Service has promoted 196 officers serving in the Kebbi Command.

Governor Akeredolu pardons 12 prisoners

Ondo State Governor, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, has approved the pardon of 12 prisoners.

Recent Stories

Nigerian Stock Exchange NSE

NSE indices record 0.21 percent loss

The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) market indices shed 0.21 per cent due to loses in some blue chips.
The team’s General Manager, Musa Adamu revealed that the team had to wait for the NBBF President, Musa Kida to return from Senegal where he went to cheer the D’Tigress to their fourth African title.

FIBA World Cup: D’Tigers departs for China on loan

The Men’s senior National Basketball Team will tonight leave for China for the final phase of their 2019 FIBA World Cup preparations.
The Federal High Court Abuja, on Monday, refused to grant a request stopping President Muhammadu Buhari from inaugurating the 43 ministerial nominees over the exclusion of an FCT indigene from the cabinet list.

Pass all requests for meetings with me through Abba Kyari – President Buhari tells ministers

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday told incoming ministers that all requests for meetings with him should pass through his chief of staff, Abba Kyari.
Tukur Buratai

COAS: Nigerian Army ready to enhance local capacity in logistics provision

The Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, has expressed the readiness of Nigerian Army to enhance local capacity in providing logistics for its operations.
Omoyele Sowore

#RevolutionNow: Court refuses to release Omoyele Sowore

A Federal High Court in Lagos has declined to order the release of SaharaReporters publisher, Omoyele Sowore, and other persons in connection with the August 5, #RevolutionNow protest.