Sanwo-Olu approves release of 246 inmates

THE Governor of Lagos State Babajide Sanwo-Olu has approved the release of 246 prisoners from various correctional facilities in...

Over 3,000 prisoners on death row in Nigeria – Correctional Service

ABOUT 3,413 inmates are on death row in Nigeria, the Nigerian Correctional Service (NCoS) has said. The NCoS' spokesperson, Abubakar...
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Over 54,000 inmates awaiting trial in Nigeria – NCS

DATA from the Nigerian Correctional Service (NCS) have shown that 54,141 inmates await trial in Nigeria. The number represents 69...

FG raises N585m to free prisoners

THE Federal Government has raised N585 million to settle fines for inmates languishing in various correctional centres nationwide. The Minister...
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FG begins payment of N585m fine for release of 4,068 inmates

THE Federal Government of Nigeria has reportedly flagged off the payment of a N585 million fine for releasing 4,068...

Over 70% of 79,000 inmates awaiting trial-Minister

THE Minister of Interior, Olubunmi Tunji-Ojo, has said over 70 per cent of the 79,000 inmates in Nigeria are...
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