Thursday, 6th October 2022
Breaking News:


30 Sep
The Nigerian Correctional Service, (NCoS), Federal Capital Territory, (FCT), command, has completed the registration of 53 inmates of both the Kuje and Suleja custodial centres in preparation for the November/December West Africa Examination Coucil', (WAEC), Senior School Examination,(SSCE), for external candidates.
26 Sep
The Nigerian Correctional Service, (NCoS), Federal Capital Territory, ( FCT), command, has begun an interagency simulation exercise in custodial centers as part of measures at forestalling repeat attacks in the Kuje facility and others in the nation's capital.
25 Sep
The Nigerian Correctional Service (NCoS), FCT Command, has begun a joint interagency simulation training to secure all custodial centres in the territory.
23 Sep
The management of the Nigerian Correctional Service, (NCoS), has denied that the agency has begun the recruitment exercise for the year 22/23.
3 Sep
In the face of recent attacks on custodial facilities across the country, the Controller General, (CG), of the Nigerian Correctional Service, (NCoS), Haliru Nababa, has tasked men and officers of the service to brace up and ensure water-tight security in all correctional formations.
30 Aug
Authorities of the Nigeria Correction Service, (NCoS), have denied reports in some sections of the media alleging disturbances and internal strife among inmates and corrections officials over the passing of an inmate, Monday morning.
27 Aug
Wives of officers and men of the Nigerian Correctional Service, (NCoS), under the auspices of the Nigeria Corrections Officers’ Wives’ Association, (NICOWA), have said that they would continue to support the service and their spouses by giving counsel, psychological outreaches and medical aid to inmates in custody.
25 Aug
Stakeholders in inmates’ rehabilitation and parole considerations consisting of the Nigeria Correctional service, (NCoS), Prisons Rehabilitation and Welfare Action, (PRAWA) and the British Council, have agreed to work toward non-custodial sentencing for inmates as a way of decongesting custodial centers in the country.
21 Aug
The Nigerian Correctional Service ( NCoS ), Lagos State , on Sunday said it had no fewer than 353 inmates currently on death row at its Kirikiri Custodial Centre.
20 Aug
To further boost staff morale and clear backlog, not less than 3, 853 officers and men of the Nigeria Correctional Service, (NCoS), have been promoted to various ranks in one of the large-scale promotions exercises in the Service.
12 Aug
The Nigeria Correctional Service, NCoS, has said that a recent report by Premium Times on extortion of claiming that officials of the service are extorting money from suspects on court remand before admitting them into custody is untrue, malicious and unfounded. Premium Times had earlier reported that a leaked correspondence to the Controller General of…
6 Aug
The Nigerian Correctional Service (NCoS) in Enugu State and Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) said they would collaborate to strengthen security at the custodial centres in the state.


21 mins ago
Mr Stephen Oronsaye, a former Head of Service of the Federation, on Thursday, faulted the mode adopted by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) in the investigation of alleged pension
32 mins ago
The Court of Appeal will rule on Friday in an application by ASUU seeking its permission to appeal against an order of the National Industrial Court directing its members to resume work.
1 hour ago
The Nigerian Midstream and Downstream Petroleum Regulatory Authority (NMDPRA) has said the queues for fuel in Abuja and other surroundings was caused by the flood in Lokoja, Kogi State. NMDPRA in a statement said it is working with relevant stakeholders and government agencies to ensure that fuel is available across the country. “The authority wishes…
1 hour ago
The Super Eagles of Nigeria will take on the Costa Rican senior national football team in an international friendly in San Jose on Nov. 9. Jairo Pachon, the FIFA Match Agent of Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), on Thursday said the match is a sort of invitational for the three-time African champions. “Nigeria have been invited…
1 hour ago
The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Oyo State Command, has warned motorists and the public against demonising Ember Months as blood-sucking and tears period. The state Sector Commander, Joshua Adekanye, gave the warning on Thursday at the flag-off of Ember Months Campaign in Ibadan. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that theme of the…