Killer Maryam Sanda still in custody, says prison
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.
Judiciary blamed for prison congestion
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.
Okorocha decries prisons’ condition nationwide
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…
Prison decongestion a national priority, says CGP
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....