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The Minister of Interior, Rauf Aregbesola, has called for the quick decongestion of correctional centres in Nigeria to avert the spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19) to the facilities.
He said, “There was a period the State Controller of Prison, Imaikop Ndaekong, made life unbearable for me after those that arrested me mounted pressure on him to cancel a football competition I organised amongst inmates.”
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has arraigned Aisha Alkali Wakil (Mama Boko Haram) alongside Tahiru Alhaji Saidu Daura, Prince Lawal Shoyade and Mallam Adamu Sani before Justice Jude Dagat of the Federal High Court, Maiduguri on a-two count charge bordering on conspiracy and obtaining by false pretence to the tune of N42, 000,000.00 (Forty-two Million Naira).
A Federal High Court in Abuja on Monday ordered that a 36-year-old man, Augustine Chukwuma, who pleaded guilty to trafficking 5kg of Cocaine, be remanded in a Nigerian Correctional Service centre.
Four persons were feared dead on Thursday following a clash between security agents and protesters, mostly tipper drivers, over the death of a man identified as Frederick, aka Original.
The Federal Government has approved new uniform for the Nigerian Correctional Service (NCoS) to reflect its new name.
The Nigerian Correctional Service, NCS, has disclosed that no fewer than 22 de-radicalized former members of Boko Haram have sat for the Senior School Certificate Examination, WAEC.
A Federal High Court sitting in Gwagwalada, Abuja, has sentenced an officer with the Kuje Correctional Centre, Ahmed Abdu, for engagement in employment scam.
The Civil Defence, Correctional, Fire and Immigration Services Board, CDCFIB, has approved the suspension of seven senior officers and one junior personnel of the Nigerian Correctional Service over the unfortunate electrocution of 5 inmates of the Medium Security Custodial Centre, Lagos in order to facilitate unfettered investigation into the said incident.
Five inmates of the Ikoyi Medium Security Custodial Centre have been electrocuted to death and seven severely injured when an electrical fault occurred on Monday morning in the cell in which they were locked up.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Thursday arraigned the duo of Kayode Phillip and Hamza Koudeih before Justice Muslim S. Hassan of the Federal High Court, sitting in Ikoyi, Lagos on a 25-count charge bordering on conspiracy and money laundering.
The Port Harcourt’s Zonal office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Wednesday arraigned a fake ‘IBRAHIM MAGU’ who has been using the name of the EFCC boss to harass and blackmail senior officiials of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) for bribes to ‘kill’ spurious corruption investigations.
The Civil Defence, Correctional, Fire and Immigration Services Board, CDCFIB, has approved the suspension of three officers and six other ranks of the Nigerian Correctional Service implicated in the alleged internet fraud, suspected to have been perpetrated by Hope Olusegun Aroke, an inmate serving a term of imprisonment in Kirikiri Maximum Security Custodial Centre, Lagos.
This was contained in a statement issued on Wednesday and signed by Comrades Bio Joy Josiah, and Mrs Ekpebor Florence, National Chairman and Secretary respectively of Joint Health Sector Union, JOHESU.
Kogi State Government has advised workers to brace up for tough times ahead as it commenced the payment of salaries for the month of March.
Nigeria must break the chain of the spread of COVID-19 in the country to avert the likely scenario of being the next epicentre of the pandemic due to her large population size.
Christian Fuchs is hoping the footballing authorities find a way to complete the current season amid the coronavirus outbreak which sees football suspended in almost every country across the world.
Alex Iwobi’s Everton are being linked with a surprise move for Real Madrid winger Gareth Bale and Juventus midfielder Aaron Ramsey.
The Diagnostic Centre at the University College Hospital (UCH), Ibadan, has been certified by the National Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) and is now functional.
Joshua, meanwhile, is scheduled to defend his three world titles against Kubrat Pulev on June 20 but that fight is more likely to take place on July 25 – or delayed until even later in the year.
Gov. Abdullahi Sule of Nasarawa State, and his Deputy, Dr Emmanuel Akabe, have tested negative for COVID-19.
After discussion with fan groups, the club have confirmed they will give season ticket holders money back for the games they have already paid for - if the games are not played - and the renewal date for next season’s tickets has also been pushed back.
United Kingdom Prime Minister, Boris Johnson, has tested positive for coronavirus.