Nigerian Correctional Service
Imo orders relocation of correctional facility after jailbreak
Worried about the April 12,2021 jailbreak at the Nigerian Correctional Service (NCS) headquarters on Okigwe Road in Owerri, where no fewer than 1,844 escaped, Governor Hope Uzodimma...
Gunmen kill two correctional service officials in Anambra
Gunmen on Friday attacked a vehicle of the Nigerian Correctional Service conveying some inmates to court in Anambra, leaving two officials of the service dead.
Buhari replaces heads of prison service, civil defence
Nigeria President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed new heads for the Nigerian Correctional Service (NCS) and Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC). Interior minister Rauf Aregbesola announced the appointments in Abuja on Thursday. Buhari appointed Ahmed Abubakar Audi as the new NSCDC commandant-general and nominated Haliru Nababa as the new controller-general of NCS. Audi replaces…
EndSARS: 12 injured staff of Nigerian Correctional Service get N3m medical support in Edo
Twelve staff of the Nigerian Correctional Service, Edo Command, were on Saturday given cheques for more than three million naira to support their treatment for injuries sustained during the #EndSARS protest.
How improved prison education can decongest correctional centres, reduce crime, by experts
The Nigerian Correctional Service (NCoS) is saddled with managing the rehabilitation process of inmates. These inmates are expected to rejoin the society at the expiration of their term.
Correctional service promotes 62 senior officers
The Nigerian Correctional Service (NCoS) has promoted 62 senior officers that participated in the 2019 promotion exercise conducted by the Civil Defence...
Decongesting correctional centres at this time
The Nigerian Correctional Service (NCS) reports that it has released 3,751 inmates consisting of convicts and persons awaiting trial.
Maina’s ill-health: Correctional Service DCG seeks one week to brief court
Deputy Comptroller-General (DCG), Health and Social Welfare, Nigerian Correctional Service (NCS), H.B. Kori, on Thursday, appealed to the Federal High Court, Abuja, to give him a week, to respond to the court order on the true health status of Abdulrasheed Maina
Policeman kills wife, self in Lagos
A policeman has allegedly shot himself after killing his wife for filing a divorce against him. The policeman, simply identified as Edward and attached to the Highway Patrol, was living with his wife