Europe's prisons failing to monitor inmates' health: WHO
Prison authorities in Europe are not doing enough to monitor the health of inmates, meaning prisoners are more likely to suffer untreated conditions and are released without adequate support, the World Health Organization said Thursday.
Kim Kardashian Helps Free 17 Inmates In 90 Days
Kim Kardashian is on a mission and no one can stop her. The mother of three is helping free inmates at an amazingly high rate and the best part is that she is not even seeking publicity for it because she has been doing it rather quietly. According to new reports, the reality TV star and…
Government not doing enough to reform prisons, inmates — Stakeholders
Ideally, prison yards should serve as centres to remand and reform wrongdoers, but the situation in Nigerian prisons is clearly a marked departure from the norm. Ranging from the swelling population of inmates that have not even been sentenced, to the quality of lives in these prisons, as well as the growing absence of vocational…
Edo government, cleric donate food items, others to IDPs, orphans, inmates
The Edo State Government has donated food items and footwear worth millions of naira to Internally-Displaced Persons (IDPs) in Ohogua, Ovia North-East Local Council of the state. The state government also donated food items to selected orphanages across Benin metropolis. The Special Adviser to Governor Godwin Obaseki on Special Duties, Mr. Yakubu Gowon, who presented…
Egypt sentences 6 inmates for beating jailed Frenchman to death
An Egyptian court on Sunday handed down seven-year prison sentences to six men convicted of beating to death jailed Frenchman Eric Lang in 2013.
835 prison inmates write JAMB in three years
No fewer than 627 prison inmates predominantly from the Ikoyi Prison in Lagos State and Kaduna Prison, Kaduna State, who desire to pursue tertiary education after serving time, have written the Joint admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB)-organised Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) in the last three years.