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An Ogudu Magistrates’ Court in Lagos on Tuesday ordered the remand of a 27 -year-old tailor, Femi Afolabi, in Kirikiri Prisons, pending his sentencing for alleged theft of a cell phone.
Former Chairman of the Senate Committee on Interior, Senator Andy Uba, has said that he sponsored the Nigerian Correctional Service Bill, 2019 because of his desire to see a total transformation in the management and administration of prisons in the country.
The commissioning which is part of the cardinal focus of the church’s Christian Social Responsibility (CSR) and in the fulfilment of its commitment “Help for the helpless, Hope for the hopeless, Food for the hungry, Strength for the weak” brings the total number of donated Ultra-Modern Intensive Care Units to 3 across the country.
The governor of Zamfara State, Bello Matawallen, on Friday, granted amnesty to 150 inmates at the Gusau Maximum Security Prison.
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.
Tanzanian President John Magufuli ordered prison authorities Thursday to reduce crowding in the country's jails, saying there were too many people awaiting trial indefinitely who should not be incarcerated.
Katsina State Chief Judge, Justice Musa Danladi Abubakar, Tuesday in Katsina announced the release of a total number of about 300 prisoners from the State’s Prison Custody, following the visit to the various prison camps.
The Controller General, Nigerian Prisons Service, Ja’afaru Ahmed, says the service has not recorded jailbreaks in the country’s prisons in the last one year.
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.
As part of the activities slated for the 2019 Law Week, members of the Ikeja Branch of Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), will on July 2, visit prisoners at the Ikoyi Prisons to provide them with “Pro bono” legal services.
Austin Nwagbara, a Nigerian professor based in Ghana, has accused the Ghanaian government of maltreating Nigerians.
A Muslim cleric Sheik Imuran Abdulmojeed Eleha has asked two other preachers, Jamiu Adegunwa, and one Ismail Salahudeen to retract an alleged defamation and publish an apology in two national daily newspapers within seven days.
Kano state governor Dr Abdullahi Umar Ganduje has secured the release of 2,517 inmates within four years of his first tenure in office.
The Emir of Kano Muhammadu Sanusi II has paid N5m to settle fines imposed on some inmates at Kurmawa and Goron Dutse Prisons within Kano metropolis to secure their release.
The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) market indices shed 0.21 per cent due to loses in some blue chips.
The Men’s senior National Basketball Team will tonight leave for China for the final phase of their 2019 FIBA World Cup preparations.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday told incoming ministers that all requests for meetings with him should pass through his chief of staff, Abba Kyari.
The Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, has expressed the readiness of Nigerian Army to enhance local capacity in providing logistics for its operations.
A Federal High Court in Lagos has declined to order the release of SaharaReporters publisher, Omoyele Sowore, and other persons in connection with the August 5, #RevolutionNow protest.
Some members of the Indigenous Peoples of Biafra (IPOB), in Nuremberg, Germany, yesterday, attacked the former Deputy President of the Senate, Ike Ekweremadu.
Senate President, Ahmad Lawan, has condemned the assault on former Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu, in Nuremberg, Germany.
The non-teaching staff of University of Nigeria Nsukka (UNN) on Monday joined the five days nationwide warning strike declared by their national body.
The Lagos State Police Command has arrested a woman for allegedly flogging and locking a 10-year-old orphan in a kennel.
President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of Dr. Johnson Akuma Obuna, as the substantive Medical Director, National Obstetric Fistula Centre, Abakaliki, Ebonyi State.