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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.

Evangelist, others kill NNPC senior staff after collecting N5m ransom

Operatives of the Inspector-General of Police Special Intelligence Response Team, led by Deputy Commissioner of Police, Abba Kyari, have arrested a gang of kidnappers, who allegedly abducted and killed a senior staff of the Nigeria National Petroleum Cooperation, John Iheanacho, in Port Harcourt, Rivers State.

Minister: 804-capacity Port-Harcourt prison has 4,204 inmates

The Minister of Interior, Abdulrahman Dambazau, has disclosed that the Port-Harcourt Prison which was built for 804 prisoners it currently accommodates 4204 inmates.

DSS arraigns alleged kidnapper of Unity Bank manager in Rivers

The Department of State Services (DSS) on Wednesday arraigned the leader of a vigilance group, Emeke Agbabere, in a Chief Magistrates’ Court in Port Harcourt for allegedly kidnapping a banker.

Port-Harcourt Prison has 5,000 inmates instead of 800 – VP Yemi Osinbajo

The Vice-President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, has revealed that the Port-Harcourt Prison, originally designed by the British colonial masters to conveniently take 800 prisoners, currently has total inmates of almost 5,000.

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Court remands apprentice for allegedly attempting to steal car

A Kabusa Grade I Area Court, Abuja on Friday ordered that an apprentice, Olaniyan Joshua, charged with attempting to steal a vehicle, be remanded in prison, pending hearing on bail application.

Motorists groan as tipper drivers block Enugu-Onitsha road

Tipper drivers in Anambra state on Friday blocked the ever-busy Enugu-Onitsha expressway in Awka in protest of alleged extortion by agents of state government.
Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Port Harcourt’s Zonal Office, have arrested a suspected FaceBook accounts hacker, Okohwan Kelvin.

EFCC arrests ‘facebook hacker’

Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Port Harcourt’s Zonal Office, have arrested a suspected Facebook accounts hacker, Okohwan Kelvin.
The Presidential Election Petitions Tribunal has denied People’s Democratic Party and its presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar’s request for more time to conclude their case.

I’ve never seen INEC server – Atiku Abubakar’s star witness

The star witness invited by Atiku Abubakar and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Osita Chidoka, admitted on Friday that he has never seen the purported server allegedly utilised by INEC to transmit results.

Adamawa women push for female commissioners, advisers

Women in Adamawa State, rising as members of different political parties, civil society organisations and other interest groups, have condemned what they described as political marginalisation against them, which they blame for their poor showing in the last general elections.