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The Controller of the Nigerian Prisons Service, Edo State command, Mr Joseph Usendiah, has assured residents living around the Oko Minimum Security prison in Benin of full protection of their lives and property.
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.
The Federal Executive Council (FEC) has approved the sum of N2.8 billion for the installation of a digital web-based integrated system to aid decongestion of prisons in Nigeria.
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.
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.
Gov. Simon Lalong of Plateau has secured the release of 37 prisoners serving various jail terms at the Shendam Prisons.
Gov. Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State has announced a N10, 000 Christmas bonus for each of the members of staff of all military and para-military organisations in the state.
Lagos State Controller of Prison, Mr Tunde Ladipo, on Tuesday said that Nigeria prisons were no longer a punishment institution rather a reformative and correctional centre
Sunday Anani, the suspected killer of late Chairman of Credit Switch Technology Limited, Chief Ope Bademosi, is not dead.
President Muhammad Buhari has been confirmed to perform the opening ceremony of this year's Ministry of Interior Games, tagged MIGA 2018, on November 22 in Kaduna.
The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has said his administration will strengthen partnership with the Nigeria Prisons Service (NPS), on the planned decongestion and reforms of prisons in the state.
The Nigeria Prison Service (NPS) has called on federal and state government agencies to help promote entrepreneurial activities of inmates through its Prisons Industry Programme.
A Magistrate Court, in Enugu North Magisterial District, Tuesday, ordered the Attorney-General of Enugu State and the Nigeria Prisons Service to produce members of Movement for the Actualization of Sovereign State of Biafra (MASSOB) incarcerated since May 24.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Wednesday arraigned one Emmanuel Ogbu and a firm, Next Tech- Global Services Ltd. in an FCT High Court over alleged issuance of N5 million dud cheque.
The Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, on Thursday assured the Independent National Electoral Commission of adequate deployment of armed policemen, vehicular patrols and helicopters for security during 2019 General Elections.
The Controller of Prisons, Lagos State Command, Tunde Ladipo, says education in prison facilities is getting better by the day, with an inmate of the Maximum Prison undergoing a PhD programme.
The Federal Government on Tuesday decried the deplorable conditions of prisons in the country and said it will do everything possible to make Nigeria prisons reformatory.
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