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The Nigerian Prisons Service (NPS) says 21 prison inmates of Medium Security Prison Oko, in Edo, have performed in a Bi-Annual Drama and Music Concert show hosted by the prison.
The Controller-General of Prisons, Ja’afaru Ahmed, has approved the recommendation of Zone ‘C’ Disciplinary Committee for the dismissal of Prison Assistant 1, Umar Adamu, from the Nigerian Prisons Service for smuggling illicit drugs into the prison for prisoners.
Imo State Governor, Rochas Okorocha, has called for collaboration between federal and state governments for the welfare of prison inmates and the prison conditions, stressing that the essence of sending people to prison is to make them better citizens.
Abubakar Garba, the Controller of Prisons in Kaduna State, has been elevated to the rank of Assistant Controller General, a statement by the command said on Sunday.
Mr Georgian Ehurian, the newly posted Permanent Secretary to Ministry of Interior has urged Nigerian Prisons Service (NPS) to involve the services of lawyers in decongesting prisons across the country.
The Controller General of Prisons, Ahmed Ja’faru, has presented commendation letters to six prison officers who foiled escape of two inmates of the Enugu Maximum Security Prisons on May 5.
The Lagos Prisons Command says education behind bars is getting more interesting with two of its inmates already pursuing their PhDs at the Kirikiri Maximum Prison.
Governor Abubakar Atiku Bagudu of Kebbi State has donated vocational tools to inmates serving various jail terms in prisons across the state as part of efforts to complements the effort of Federal Government and Nigerian Prison Service (NPS) in the reformation, rehabilitation and reintegration of prisoners.
The Minister of Interior, Abdulrahman Dambazau, has disclosed that the Port-Harcourt Prison which was built for 804 prisoners it currently accommodates 4204 inmates.
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.
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.
The Lakushi Farm Centre of the Nigerian Prisons Service has harvested over 400 bags of rice in 2017.
The Nigeria Prisons Service, NPS, yesterday, declared that there was no more place for any of its officials who condones corruption and indiscipline in the service.
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The Kano State House of Assembly has elected the member representing Ajingi Constituency, Alhaji Abdulaziz Garba-Gafasa, as the new Speaker of the 9th Assembly.
Students of the Plateau State University on Monday took to the streets in protest over an attack on their institution by armed men suspected to be Fulani herdsmen.
The National Working Committee (NWC) of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has adopted Senator representing Delta Central Senatorial District, Senator Ovie Omo-Agege, for the position of Deputy Senate President.
The Presidential Election Petition Tribunal on Monday dismissed the petition of the Coalition for Change (C4C) against the victory of President Muhammadu Buhari in the February 23 presidential election.
A number of African countries are holding up funds by airline operators as a result of foreign exchange crunch, the International Air Transport Association, IATA, has disclosed. Amongst them are Eritrea, Zimbabwe, Angola and Algeria.
The Chairman, Kano State Public Complaints and Anti-Corruption Commission, Barrister Muhuyi Magaji Rimingado on Monday declared that the commission was not under the influence of any person or group on the ongoing investigation into the financial dealings of the state emirate council
Tunisian Prime Minister Youssef Chahed strongly disagrees with the Confederation of African Football (Caf) over the decision to have the second leg of the Caf Champions League final replayed.
Chinese President Xi Jinping and his Russian counterpart, Vladimir Putin, attended a gathering marking the 70th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between the two countries.
Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr has stated Leon Balogun, Kelechi Iheanacho and the other players who did not play regularly for their clubs will feature in their friendly game against Zimbabwe on Saturday.
The Kaduna State Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources on Friday urged butchers in slaughterhouses to be cautious of the dangers of air pollution.