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Nigeria Prisons not taking Senator Dariye abroad for treatment – spokesman

The Nigeria Prisons Service has said it would not fly out a former Plateau State Governor, Joshua Dariye, who is reportedly suffering from kidney disease, for treatment abroad.

Election: Deployed prison personnel to get allowances after polls – NPS

The Nigerian Prison Service (NPS) says personnel deployed across the country for election duties would get their allowances after the rescheduled February 23 date for the 2019 general election.

Gunmen kill retired Prisons chief, aide in Kogi

Unidentified assailants have murdered a retired Deputy Controller-General of Prisons, Dr. Adewale Oloyede, and his orderly, SIP Dauda Michael, near Osara town in Kogi State.

NPS: Why jail breaks occur across Nigeria

The Nigerian Prisons Service (NPS) says human element, infrastructural gaps and aggression by inmates are some factors that account for jail breaks in prisons across the country.

Prison Service gives reasons for jail breaks

The Nigerian Prisons Service says human element, infrastructural gaps and aggression by inmates are some factors that account for jail breaks in prisons across the country.

Slain ex-prison boss buried amid tears in Plateau

The remains of the retired Assistant Controller-General of Prisons Nanvyat Gwali have been buried in his home town, Simchor, Plateau, a Nigerian Prisons Service official has said.

Gunmen murder former prisons comptroller

Nigeria Prisons Service (NPS) has confirmed the death of a former Assistant Comptroller-General of Prisons, Nanvyet Gwali.

Minna jailbreak: 149 inmates still on the run – Prisons chief

Six more inmates that escaped at the Minna new prisons two weeks ago have been recaptured making it 61 out of the 210 that escaped, spokesman of the Nigeria Prison Service, Francis Enobore, said on Wednesday.

NPS: Escape of over 200 from Minna Prison not jail break

The public relations officer of the Nigerian Prisons Service, Francis Enobore, has claimed that the incident at Minna Medium Security Prison in which over 200 inmates escaped was an attack, not jail break.

66% of Nigerian prison’s inmates are on awaiting trial – NPS

The Nigerian Prison Service (NPS) has confirmed that majority of inmates in prison facilities throughout the federation which constitutes 66 percent are on awaiting trial as at December 15, 2017.

Eight prison officials sacked for smuggling drugs into cells

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.

Prisons service dismisses eight for smuggling drugs, mobile phones into jails

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.

Prisons officials want probe of CG Ahmed Jafaru for alleged abuse of office, insubordination

A group of officers of the Nigeria Prison Service, NPS, has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to suspend the Comptroller-General of Prisons, Ahmed Jafaru, for alleged abuse of office and insubordination.

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Niger APC suspends women affairs commissioner

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