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CSOs support FG’s move to free 30% of awaiting trial inmates

SOME Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) in Nigeria have commended the move by the Federal Government to decongest Nigeria’s custodial centres by 30 per cent. The...

Sanwo-Olu grants release of forty-six inmates, commutes six death sentences to life imprisonment

THE governor of Lagos State, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has granted the release of 46 inmates from correctional facilities across the state. Sanwo-Olu also commuted the death...

Ex govs Dariye, Nyame among 159 convicts pardoned by FG

TWO former governors who were convicted and jailed for corruption, Joshua Dariye and Jolly Nyame, of Plateau and Taraba states, respectively, were among 159...
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SPECIAL REPORT: Inside Nigeria’s prisons where thousands languish for years without trial

For nearly two years, Chris Chom and 61 other inmates shared a filthy cell in the Kaduna State Central Prisons.

Presidential Committee on Prisons Reform frees 84 inmates in Edo

THE Presidential Committee on Prisons Reform and Decongestion, led by Ishaq Bello, Chief Judge of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), has secured the release...

Edo Chief Judge Grants Freedom To Eight Awaiting Trial Inmates

Edo State Chief Judge, Justice Cromwell Idahosa, has granted freedom to eight inmates awaiting trial at the Oko Medium Security Prison in Benin, Edo...
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Rioting Inmates Burn Prison Records In Adamawa

All vital documents in Numan Prison, Adamawa States were Monday set on fire by rioting inmates, the state Controller of Prisons, Ekijere Shidi, has said. Shidi...

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Truck hits transmission tower in Abuja, disrupts power supply

THE Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) has confirmed the disruption of power supply in some parts of the Federal...

Naira redesign: CBN imposes limit to cash withdrawals in banks

Approximately a week to the commencement of the circulation of the newly redesigned naira notes, the Central Bank of...

Police arrest suspected kidnapper, rescue victims in Nasarawa

THE Nasarawa State Police Command says it has arrested a suspected kidnapper and rescued two victims in the state. The...

Labour Party accuses APC of sponsoring violence against its members in Lagos

THE Lagos State chapter of the Labour Party (LP) has accused the All Progressives Congress (APC) of sponsoring violence...

Nigeria, Morocco, five West African nations collaborate on gas project execution

THE Nigerian and Moroccan governments have teamed up with five West African countries to sign a Memorandum of Understanding...
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Russia’s ‘Satan 2’ nuclear missile NOT capable of destroying the whole world

AMID the ongoing Russia – Ukraine crisis, a viral post...

2023 presidential election: Behold politicians being touted as Nigeria’s next messiahs

ABOUT 18 months to the 2023 presidential elections, a...

Boko Haram Commander, 18 Other Terrorists Killed In Borno Attack

Nineteen Boko Haram members were killed on Friday in...

Nigerian fintech companies shame, threaten customers for late payment of loans

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Behold candidates for the 2023 presidential election (LIST)

June 9 marks the end of the deadline given...
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