Tag: inmates

Nasaraw State Governor, Sule Pardons Inmates

AMT Tanimu- July 1, 2021

Governor Abdullahi Sule of Nasarawa state has granted pardon to Thirty-Six inmates at the Lafia Correctional centre, in line with the recommendations of the committee ... Read More

157 Prisoners Get Formal Education- NPS

Henry Solomon- April 8, 2019

The Nigerian Prisons Service (NPS) says no fewer than 157 prison inmates across the country have embraced formal education. Mr Ja’afaru Ahmed, Controller-General of the ... Read More

President Buhari Sets 500 Inmates Free In Kano

Abdul Jimoh- December 6, 2017

President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday pardoned 500  inmates of the Kurmawa Central Prisons in Kano metropolis as part of Federal Government’s efforts to decongest prisons. ... Read More

300 Inmates Undergo Vocational Training In Plateau Prisons-Controller

Abdul Jimoh- July 31, 2017

300 Inmates Undergo Vocational Training In Plateau Prisons-Controller Mr Noel Ailewon, Plateau Controller of Prisons on Monday said no fewer than 300 prisoners were being ... Read More

Company Secures Release of 150 Prisoners In 2 months

Henry Solomon- July 6, 2017

A Kano based firm, Jaffatu General Enterprises Company said it secured the release of 150 inmates from various prisons in the last two months. The ... Read More

Kaduna Gets New Facilities To Decongest Prisons

Henry Solomon- May 16, 2017

The Controller, Kaduna Prison Command, Mr Yazid Alhassan, says the command has commenced the construction of three facilities to decongest prisons in the state. Alhassan on ... Read More

Interior Minister Orders Investigation into Reported Killings in Kwara Prison

Arowobusoye Samuel- November 23, 2016

Osaigbovo Ehisienmen, Abuja: The Honourable Minister of Interior, Lieutenant General Abdulrahman Bello Dambazau (Rtd) has ordered investigation into reported inmate’s riots at Oke Kura Prison, ... Read More