Tag: Prison

Nasaraw State Governor, Sule Pardons Inmates

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

Kalu Resumes Duty at The Senate Chamber

Henry Solomon- June 9, 2020

Sen. Orji Uzor Kalu (Abia-APC), on Tuesday resumed duty at the senate by attending plenary after his release from Kuje Correctional Centre, Abuja. Kalu, who ... Read More

6 men sentenced to death for raping, killing student

Abdul Jimoh- December 30, 2019

A court in north-western Vietnam sentenced six men to death for raping and murdering 22-year-old student Cao My Duyen in a case that shocked the ... 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

Group Suggests Establishment of CMS to Decongest Prisons

Henry Solomon- June 26, 2018

The Prisoners Rehabilitation and Welfare Action (PRAWA), a Non-governmental Organisation (NGO), has appealed to the Federal Government to establish a Case Management System(CMS) to promptly ... Read More

Receptionist goes to jail for stealing employer’s cell phone

admin- May 25, 2018

  A Minna Magistrates’ Court on Friday sentenced a 22-year-old receptionist, Mustapha Husseini, to six months in prison for stealing his employer’s cell phone. Husseini ... Read More

Appeal Court Upturns Life Sentence Passed on a Man After 5 Years

Henry Solomon- April 23, 2018

The Court of Appeal in Abuja on Monday overturned the life-sentenced passed by n FCT High Court Maitama lower court on 35-year-old David Odey in 2013. ... 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

Office of Public Defender releases 152 underage children from prison custody

Arowobusoye Samuel- July 1, 2017

The Director, Office of the Public Defender (OPD), Mrs Olubukola Salami, said on Friday that the Office, in collaboration with UNICEF, have secured the release ... Read More

Former FCT Minister Bala Mohammed Sent To Kuje Prison Over Alleged N864m Fraud

Tanimu- May 10, 2017

EFCC, Abuja: The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Wednesday, May 10, 2017, arraigned a former Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, Bala A. ... Read More

Birnin Kebbi: Water Supply Restored as First Batch of Inmates Walk Free From New Prison

Suleiman Idris- April 6, 2017

Subsequent to an appeal made by inmates of the New Prison Birnin Kebbi to Dr Zainab Atiku Bagudu's Team A, the Kebbi state government has ... Read More

N23bn Diezani Bribe: INEC Staff Plead Guilty, Two Others to Face Trial

Abdul Jimoh- April 5, 2017

INEC Officials Face Trial With EFCC  INEC,  A staff of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, Christian Nwosu has pleaded guilty to receiving N30million as bribe ... Read More

Wife of Governor Dr Zainab Bagudu and F.I.D.A. Collaborate to Free 30 Prisoners in Kebbi State

Suleiman Idris- April 1, 2017

Her Excellency Dr Zainab Atiku Bagudu working with the Kebbi state Federation of Female lawyers FIDA has paid outstanding fines to free up to 30 ... Read More

UNILAG: Court Remands 13 Varsity Students in Kirikiri Prisons

Suleiman Idris- April 1, 2017

      The police arraigned the students on a two-count charge of unlawful invasion and disruption of activities. The accused, standing trial before Chief ... Read More

Former FCT Minister Bala and Son Docked, Remanded in Kuje Prison

Tanimu- February 1, 2017

Wilson Uwujaren, Abuja: The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Wednesday, February 1, 2017 arraigned Shamsudeen Bala, son of a former Minister of the ... Read More

Serial Fraudster Bags Three Years in Prison, Another Gets 9 Years

Tanimu- January 17, 2017

Wilson Uwujaren, Abuja: Justice Binta Fatima Isah of the Kaduna State High Court sitting in Zaria, today January 17, 2017, convicted and sentenced one Jehu ... 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

Court Remands Fani-Kayode, Others in Prison

Arowobusoye Samuel- June 28, 2016

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission on Tuesday, June 28, 2016 arraigned Nenadi Esther Usman, a former Minister of Finance and Director of Finance PDP ... Read More