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6,590 inmates released from 32 prisons across 14 states- Malami

ABUBAKAR Malami, Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice has announced the release of 6590 inmates across 32 correctional facilities in 14...

Senate calls for upgrade,decongestion and disinfection of correctional centres

THE SENATE on Tuesday urged the Federal Government to quickly take steps to reduce the population in the nation's correctional centres as well as...

UNDERCOVER: Bribery, Bail For Sale… Lagos Police Station Where Innocent Civilians Are Jailed And Criminals Are Recycled (1)

  Investigative journalist ‘FISAYO SOYOMBO spent two weeks in detention — five days in a Police cell and eight as an inmate in Ikoyi Prison...
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In Nigeria’s crowded prisons, inmates describe terrible feeding, sanitation (2)

   In part 2 of this report, Evelyn OKAKWU spotlight the condition of the victims of poor administration of justice in Kaduna prison. CHUKWUDI Onyeamachi was...

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...
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Minna Jail Break: Prisons Service confirms Recapture Of 108 Inmates

By Kevwe Ebireri, Abuja The Nigerian Prisons Service, NPS, says is has recaptured 108 inmates out of 275 prisoners who escaped from the Medium Security...

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Police arrest two persons linked to cases of kidnapping in Ekiti

THE Ekiti State Police Command have arrested two persons linked to high-profile cases of kidnapping in the state. Spokesman of...

Police rescue 77 worshippers waiting for rapture in Ondo church

THE Ondo State Police Command has rescued 77 persons who are waiting for rapture in an underground church in...

Army frowns at circulation of images, videos of soldiers killed by terrorists in Shiroro

THE Nigerian Army has frowned at the circulation of images and videos of soldiers killed by terrorists in Wednesday's...

INEC expresses concern over low voter registration in Katsina

THE Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has expressed concern over the poor turnout of residents for the voter registration...

Bauchi woman accused of sharing blasphemous message on WhatsApp now in prison – CP

THE Bauchi State Police Command on Saturday said a woman accused of blasphemy in Warji Local Government Area of...
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