Tag: Prisoners

Gov. Fintiri Pardons 18 Prisoners to Mark Independence Day

Henry Solomon- September 30, 2019

Gov. Ahmadu Fintiri of Adamawa has approved the release of 18 prisoners serving various jail terms in the state in commemoration of Nigeria’s 59th Independent ... 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

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

Indonesia Ignores Criticism, To Resume Executions Of Drug Traffickers

Henry Solomon- April 8, 2016

Indonesia government says it would resume executions of prisoners on death row for drug trafficking and murder. Attorney General, Muhammad Prasetyo, said this in Jakarta. The ... Read More

Legal Aid Council of Nigeria Holds National Conference

admin- September 30, 2014

By Femi Okeowo With the rising number of mentally-ill persons in the nation’s prisons, the provision of treatment centres for them is taking centre stage. ... Read More