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Court remands tailor who pleaded guilty to pickpocketing

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.

Why I sponsored Nigerian Correctional Service Bill – Senator Uba

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.
L-R: Tokunbo Talabi, Ogun State SSG; Pastor Idowu Iluyomade,Special Assistant to G. O on CSR; Ogun State Governor, Dapo Abiodun;G. O RCCG, Pastor Adeboye; Wife of G. O, Pastor Mrs Folu Adeboye at the commissioning of an ultramodern Intensive Care Unit, in Mowe, Ogun State.

Ogun jubilates as Pastor Adeboye unveils ICU centre at RCCG Headquarters

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.
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Sallah: Zamfara governor pardons 145 inmates, including five on death row

The governor of Zamfara State, Bello Matawallen, on Friday, granted amnesty to 150 inmates at the Gusau Maximum Security Prison.

Prison attack: Controller assures Oko residents of safety

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

President Magufuli orders Tanzanian prisons to reduce overcrowding

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.

26 prisoners receives amnesty in Ogun

Twenty-six prison inmates in Ogun, has been granted amnesty on Wednesday by the Ogun State Chief Judge, Justice Mosunmola Dipeolu.

Katsina CJ frees 300 Prisoners, promises judicial reforms

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.

No jailbreak recorded in last one year – Prisons chief

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.

Nigeria Prison service to establish Borstal homes in Enugu, Bayelsa

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.

NBA to provide ‘pro bono’ services to Ikoyi prison inmates

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.

Ghana arrests Nigerian professor, accuses him of incitement

Austin Nwagbara, a Nigerian professor based in Ghana, has accused the Ghanaian government of maltreating Nigerians.

Defamation: Muslim cleric demands apology from colleagues

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.

How divorcee defiled two minors in Lagos

A 40-year-old divorcee, Adebowale Ajayi, who allegedly defiled two girls was on Thursday in Lagos remanded at the Kirikiri Prisons by an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court. When the case was mentioned, the Magistrate, Mrs B.O. Osunsanmi,...

Ebonyi CJ frees 26 prison inmates

The Chief Judge of Ebonyi State, Alloy Nwankwo, on Monday in Abakaliki freed 26 awaiting trial inmates of the Abakaliki prisons in a jail delivery exercise.

Court remands man for defiling 10-year old girl

An Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court on Thursday remanded a 43-year-old man, Chukwuma Smart, in prison for allegedly having carnal knowledge of his neighbour’s 10-year-old daughter.

Sallah: Governor Ganduje secures release of 200 inmates

Kano state governor Dr Abdullahi Umar Ganduje has secured the release of 2,517 inmates within four years of his first tenure in office.

Emir Sanusi secures release of inmates with N5 million

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.

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