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Kuje Prison attack: 879 inmates escape, five persons die – NCoS

THE Nigerian Correctional Service (NCoS) has disclosed that 879 inmates escaped from the Kuje Prison after gunmen attacked the facility on Tuesday night. The NCoS...

Prison break: Aregbesola orders recapture of fleeing inmates

MINISTER of Interior Rauf Aregbesola has directed the Nigerian Correctional Service (NCoS) to go after fleeing inmates and ensure they are all recaptured. The minister...

Nine fleeing inmates from Nigeria re-arrested in Ghana

NO fewer than nine fleeing inmates from Nigeria Correctional Centre have been re-arrested in Ghana, myjoynews has reported. The inmates were arrested by the Ada...
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NCoS enlists Interpol to arrest fleeing inmates nationwide

THE Nigerian Correctional Service (NCoS) is enlisting the services of the International Criminal Police Organisation (Interpol) to arrest more than 3,400 inmates who have...

NCoS releases names, photographs of yet-to-return inmates from Monday’s jaibreak in Imo

THE Nigerian Correctional Service(NCS) has released the names and photographs of inmates who escaped from the Owerri Custodial Centre, Imo State, on Monday. The NCoS...

Justice for Sale (III): N5,000 to ‘receive’ release order, N3,000 for visitation, children prisoners… inside crowded Kirikiri prison

Damilola BANJO AT every point in the Nigerian justice system, there is a corrupt government official ripping innocent Nigerians off and doing it so brazenly. The...
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‘Name and Shame’: Ekiti State commences public ridicule of sex offenders

MONTHS after the Ekiti State Government disclosed plans to publicly ‘name and shame’ sex offenders in the state, the state government on Wednesday published...

FACT CHECK: Are 2 million Nigerians raped every year? Here’s what we know

NIGERIA's Minister of Women Affairs and Social Development, Dame Pauline Tallen, according to a report, said last week that two (2) million Nigerians are...

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Jamlab offers reporting grants

THE Journalism and Media Lab (Jamlab), a project by Wits Journalism, is accepting proposals for its reporting grants.  The grants focus on in-depth reporting...

Terrorists attack Zamfara mosque, kill worshippers

NO fewer than 11 worshippers have been reportedly killed in a recent attack by terrorists in Bukkuyum Local Government...

Police intercept cache of live cartridges in Lagos, arrest suspects

THE Lagos State police command said it has intercepted two commercial buses loaded with large quantities of live cartridges,...

Data shows Nigeria’s Lassa fever death toll doubles in 2022  

Lassa fever has killed 171 persons in Nigeria since January, the latest data from the Nigeria Centre for Disease...

Nasarawa State University pulls out from ASUU strike

THE management of the Nasarawa State University, Keffi, (NSUK), has announced that the institution would be reopening on Monday,...
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