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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.
The Special Intelligence Squad of the Controller General of Prisons in Ogun State has arrested a 22-year old man, Matthew Olusi, for allegedly attempting to smuggle weed suspected to be Indian hemp into Ibara Prison, in Abeokuta.
The Controller-General of Prisons, Jaáfaru Ahmed, has approved the recommendation of the Zonal Disciplinary Committee for the dismissal of eight prison officers for professional misconduct.
The Controller-General of Prisons, Ja'afaru Ahmed, has approved the recommendation of the Zonal Disciplinary Committee for the dismissal of eight junior officers for professional misconduct.
FCT Chief Judge, Justice Ishaq Bello, has urged judges and magistrates in the territory to be diligent in the discharge of their duties.
President General Ohanaeze Ndigbo, Dr Nnia Nwodo, has cautioned Nigerians against any form of discrimination against Igbo, recalling that Nigeria belongs to all ethnic nationalities living in it.
No fewer than 5000 members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) at the weekend defected to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Akure South Local Government Area of Ondo state.
Ahead of 2019 elections, Northern Youth Leaders Forum (NYLF), says it has withdrawn its support and endorsement for the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, adding that it now backs the re-election bid of President Muhammadu Buhari.
Former Manchester United midfielder Roy Keane has criticised Paul Pogba, accusing the France international of letting his manager and the club down.
There are no fewer than 150 investment opportunities in 19 of the Nigeria’s airports, a document obtained by our correspondent has revealed.
Members of the House of Representatives have condemned Minister of Budget and National Planning, Senator Udoma Udo Udoma, for blaming the delay in the presentation of the 2019 budget to the legislature on the National Assembly.
The Chinese Government says it is willing to give priority attention to Nigeria’s industrialisation and agricultural modernisation.
The Anambra House of Assembly on Thursday passed the 2019 appropriation bill of N157.1 billion barely one week Gov. Willie Obiano presented the budget estimate to the assembly.
Gabon's Vice-President Pierre Claver Maganga Moussavou confirms President Ali Bongo suffered cerebrovascular accident or CVA, commonly known as stroke
The Nigeria Agricultural Quarantine Service has reiterated its commitment to ensure that the country’s agricultural produce meets international standard in line with the International Plant Protection Convention.