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Nigerian Correctional Service

26 Mar
The Enugu State Command of the Nigerian Correctional Service, yesterday, debunked a report that its officers were smuggling Indian hemp and alcohol into its custodial centres.
20 Feb
The Nigerian Correctional Service (NCoS) has said it had not banned religious activities of inmates in custodial centres across the country, as purportedly stated by those it described as ‘mischief makers’.
4 Feb
No fewer than 970 inmates are running various academic programmes in the National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN), the Controller-General (CG) of Nigerian Correctional Service, Haliru Nababa, has said.
18 Jan
Minister of Interior, Rauf Aregbesola, yesterday, ordered officials of the Nigerian Correctional Service (NCoS) to shoot any persons attempting to attack prison facilities across the country.
7 Dec
The Nigerian Correctional Service (NCoS), Plateau Command, has arrested 21 inmates who escaped from the Jos custodial centre when gunmen attacked the facility.
29 Nov
The Police Command in Plateau says it has arrested eight of the inmates who had earlier escaped during the attack on the Jos Correctional centre by gunmen.
29 Nov
The Nigerian Correctional Service (NCoS) has said that the bandits that attacked the Jos Custodial centre were trapped as joint security operatives of the Operation Safe Haven surrounded the prison and its environs.
23 Nov
The Nigerian Correctional Service (NCoS), Oyo State Command, says no fewer than 21 inmates in Oyo Custodial Centre, Agodi, Ibadan will be participating in the 2021 National Examination Council (NECO).
16 Nov 2021
An Agbara Magistrate court has sentenced one Segun Abiodun to three years imprisonment for allegedly stealing a prepaid meter in the Ajangbadi area of Eko Electricity Distribution Company
25 Oct 2021
The Minister of Interior, Rauf Aregbesola, yesterday, promised that all the inmates who escaped from the Abolongo Custodial Centre of the Nigerian Correctional Service (NCos)
17 Aug 2021
Shamies Unusual Hearts Foundation has lamented the flaws in Nigeria’s criminal justice system, saying proceedings often going on for years without conclusion was responsible for prison congestion. Founder and executive director of the foundation, Mrs. Sara Abdul, stated this during a visit to the Kuje correctional centre, Abuja where the foundation fed and donated items,…
9 Jun 2021
The House of Representatives Committee on Finance, yesterday, heard of how a contractor, whose name was not disclosed, erroneously transferred N1 billion to the account of the Nigerian Correctional Service


13 mins ago
A student of The Polytechnic Ibadan, on Monday reportedly died after having sex with his partner, identified as Aramide. Aramide is reported to be in a coma. The Guardian learnt that the deceased, identified as Oromidayo, a National Diploma II student in the Civil Engineering department and Aramide who is a National Diploma II, Department…
29 mins ago
The State Coordinator, Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON) Plateau Office, Mr Gambo Dimka, says the organisation has seized expired and substandard products worth N 2 million in Plateau.
49 mins ago
Thailand's economy grew 2.2 percent in the first quarter as exports and tourism rebounded after the relaxation of pandemic restrictions, the country's main economic agency said Tuesday.
1 hour ago
The Federal Government says it is following an energy transition pathway that combines technology, investment, business strategies and policy.
1 hour ago
The Police Command in Akwa Ibom has confirmed the killing of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Chieftain, Mr Silvester Ntefre, who was murdered in Oruk Anam Local Government Area on May 15.