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13 Apr
Court cases involving inmates were, yesterday, stalled at the Rivers State magistrates’ court following attempted jailbreak in Port Harcourt correctional facility on Monday.
20 Dec
The Nigerian Correctional Service has set up a special security team to strengthen security around Custodial centres across the country.
19 Dec
Sir: OF late, there had been series of attacks on military, police and correctional centres facilities. The gory attacks on police stations and other government institutions are launched to strike fear and embarrass President Buhari.
22 Apr 2021
Six months after the October 19, 2020 jailbreaks at the Benin and Oko Medium Security Correctional Centres in Benin City, Edo State, over 1,685 inmates are still at large
16 Apr 2021
Operatives of the Nigeria Police Force (NPF), Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Nigeria Correctional Service, and the Nigeria Army have foiled an attempted jailbreak
20 Oct 2020
Amid twists and turns, President Muhammadu Buhari, yesterday, backed the ongoing protests to end police brutality. He said the youths have the inalienable right to peaceful protests and should be protected.
19 Jan 2020
Dutch police arrested four people Sunday suspected of taking part in a foiled attempt to spring a prisoner from a high-security prison during which a delivery van was set on fire.
26 Dec 2018
A Thai prisoner died early Tuesday after being electrocuted by high-voltage barbed wire as he attempted to escape, police said. Wiwat Aksorsom, 32, broke free from his cell just after midnight along with two other prisoners and tried to scale the six-metre (20-ft) walls of his prison in southern Surat Thani province. But he accidentally…
1 Jul 2018
A notorious career thief who was once France's most-wanted man pulled off a daring jailbreak on Sunday, fleeing a facility in the Paris area by helicopter, prison officials said. Redoine Faid, 46, broke out of the prison in Reau in the city's southeastern suburbs within minutes, sources close to the case said, indicating he had…
4 Jun 2018
More than 180 inmates in a medium-security prison in central Nigeria were at large after unidentified gunmen opened fire on the facility, the government said on Monday. The attack happened late Sunday at the jail in the Tunga area of the Niger state capital, Minna. Guards were overpowered and inmates were able to escape. "Out…
30 Aug 2016
Authorities of the Nigerian Prisons in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) said there was yet another attempted jailbreak at the Kuje Medium Security Prison in the early hours of yesterday.

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