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18 Oct
One year after what victims described as genocide against #EndSARS protesters, 300 of them are still in Kirikiri Correctional centre in Lagos prison.
16 Mar 2021
The Lagos State government has affirmed the selection of Chief Anthony Folami for the stool of Baale of Kirikiri in Oriade Local Council Development Area (LCDA).
22 Dec 2020
Christmas came early for inmates in the correctional facility at Kirikiri, Lagos State, as they received various gift items from the General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG), Pastor E.A. Adeboye...
30 Oct 2020
The Nigeria Customs Service, Kirikiri Lighter Terminal Command, has said that despite the effect of the Covid-19 pandemic and other numerous challenges facing the economy, it has recorded a 42 per cent increase in its revenue generation in the first three quarters of the year compared with the same period last year. The Command Area…
6 Nov 2019
An Ikeja Chief Magistrates Court yesterday remanded 28-year-old Yusuf Folawiyo, in Kirikiri Correctional Service, for alleged robbery and murder. The defendant, an unemployed, who resides at 19, Elewude Street, Abule Ijo, Ogun State, is being tried for alleged conspiracy, robbery, and murder of a baker, John Dunkwu.
25 Oct 2019
A 30-year-old applicant, Sulaimon Agboola, who pleaded guilty to throwing stones and bottles at police officers on duty, has been remanded at the Kirikiri Correctional Facility, Apapa, Lagos.
26 Aug 2019
Mr Sunny Ejeje, Chairman of the Apapa Branch of the Nigerian Society of Engineers (NSE), has called for more private sector investments in the nation’s prisons service to enhance the welfare of inmates.
12 May 2019
The Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG) has continued to touch lives through its charity organisations, such as His Love Foundation, a faith inspired charity that has served millions of people world-wide, regardless of their gender, religion, social or economic backgrounds. It has collaborated with over 43,318 partners in various locations all over Nigeria and…
24 Aug 2018
Governor Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State on Friday expressed concern about the congestion of prisons, with over 70 per cent of inmates in the state awaiting trial The governor called for major reforms to decongest prisons across the country. Ambode spoke when he received a delegation from the Nigeria Prison Services, Lagos Command, led by…
10 May 2018
A Lagos Magistrate Court sitting in Yaba has ordered the remand in Kirikiri Female Prison of a 47-year-old lawyer, Mrs. Udeme Odibi, who allegedly killed her husband, also a lawyer, last week.   The police brought Odibi to court on a one count charge of murder before Chief Magistrate Kikelomo Ayeye, but her plea was…
25 Apr 2018
As part of their activities to reduce crime in the society and empower inmates, a non-governmental organisation, Anchor Heritage, in conjunction with the Nigerian Prisons Service has trained 50 inmates in paint production and painting, which will help them with skills to be self-reliant at the end of their jail terms. Speaking at the training…
19 Apr 2018
Two inmates of Kirikiri Prison in Lagos State have defied the psychological drawback associated with incarceration by enrolling for doctorate degrees at the National Open University (NOUN). The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the two doctoral candidates were among the three inmates who were awarded masters degrees by NOUN Vice Chancellor, Abdalla Adamu.…


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