$1m Scam: EFCC arrests Kirikiri prison boss, doctor
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, (EFCC), Lagos Zonal office, has arrested the duo of Emmanuel Oluwaniyi, a Deputy Controller, (DC), Nigerian Correctional Service, (NCS), and Hemeson Edson Edwin, also a DC, for allegedly giving exaggerated medical reports that warranted a convicted internet fraudster, Hope Olusegun Aroke, who is serving a 24-year jail term, being…
Former Guardian On Saturday editor, Taiwo Akerele, passes on at 60
The death has been announced by former Editor of The Guardian on Saturday, Mr Taiwo Akerele. He passed on last week Friday. Akerele was a gentleman, suave and very good in the production of a newspaper.
Woman Jailed In Kirikiri For "Opening An Account" Released
A woman identified as Rosemary Godday has been released from Kirikiri maximum prison in Lagos following an investigation into her case of "forgery". According to Flemer Project Initiative (@the_flemer), an initiative which offers "free legal services to indigent awaiting trial detainees in Nigeria", Godday, who sells fish and raincoats at Bar Beach and allegedly suffers…
Court remands four men for defiling, impregnating 15-year-old orphan
Forallegedly impregnating a 15-year-old girl (name withheld) by defilement, a Lagos Magistrate Court, Ikeja yesterday ordered...
Father, son, allegedly impregnate 13-year-old girl
A 44-year-old man, Kabiru Oke, and his son, Farouq, aged 19, have been arrested by the police in Lagos State for alleged serial rape and impregnating a teenager (names withheld). The incident happened at their No. 1, Olatikupo Street, Egbeda residence for about four months while the 13-year-old victim lived with her aunt, the man’s…
Awaiting trial inmate seeks relocation from Kirikiri Prisons over alleged sexual abuse
An inmate of the Kirikiri Prison in Lagos State, Oluwaseyi Davies, has told a Lagos Sexual Offences and Domestic Violence Court, Ikeja that his incarceration in the condemned cell alongside criminals on death row has impacted negatively on his psychological well-being.
How Kirikiri Prison helped us become company owners, ex-inmates reveal
Two ex-inmates of Kirikiri Prison, Lagos State, James Etuk and Olawale Dada, have said the carpentry skills they acquired during their incarceration resulted in their becoming joint-owners of a furniture company.
32 died in Lagos prison in 2016
At least, 32 prison inmates died in one year in one particular prison in Lagos owing to their inability to access funds for good medication and drugs, the Lagos State Controller of Prisons, Mr. Olumide Tinuoye, has disclosed.
Professor remanded in Kirikiri Prison for alleged possession of weapons, acidic substances
An Apapa Magistrate’s Court, Lagos on Wednesday remanded a 59-year-old professor, Maurice Fangnon, in Kirikiri prison shortly after his arraignment for alleged unlawful assembly ...