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Ja’afaru Ahmed

17 Apr 2020
Controller-General of the Nigerian Correctional Service, Ja’afaru Ahmed, has advised the public to discountenance reports that Maryam Sanda, who killed her husband, had been pardoned.
28 Nov 2019
The Nigerian Correctional Service (NCS) has blamed the judiciary for the congestion of its custodian facilities, formerly referred to as prison yards, in the country.
7 Sep 2019
With the recent signing of the Nigerian Correctional Service Bill into law by President Muhammadu Buhari, which changed the name of the Nigeria Prisons Service (NPS) to Nigerian Correctional Service....
8 Apr 2019
Governor Rochas Okorocha of Imo State has decried the condition of most prisons in the country, including the one in his state. To this end, he has built a 3,000-capacity cell outside Owerri capital city. Okorocha stated this when the Controller-General of Prisons, Ja'afaru Ahmed, visited him with the senior personnel of the prisons, in…
7 Mar 2017
The Controller-General of Prisons, Ja’afaru Ahmed has said that decongesting Nigerian Prisons has become a national priority.Ahmed also described as “bold and innovative” the collaboration between the Nigerian Prison Service....
21 Nov 2016
The House of Representatives Committee on Public Accounts has invited the Comptroller General of Prisons, Mr. Ja’ afaru Ahmed and the Permanent Secretary in the Ministry ...
28 Sep 2016
Fifteen inmates comprising 14 males and one female are on death row with four serving life sentence at Gombe main prison.

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