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Nigerian Prison

31 Mar
The Nigerian Correctional Service (NCoS), says the Federal Government is currently renovating and expanding custodial centres across the country with a view to decongesting them.
27 Dec
Accord party's presidential candidate, Professor Christopher Imumolen says extensive prison reforms will form a major part of his 25 executive orders if he becomes Nigeria's president come 2023. The youngest presidential candidate in the 2023 race says wholesale reforms had become necessary in the prison sector because it no longer essentially serves the purpose of…
31 May 2022
Following strategic litigation by Avocats Sans Frontières France (Lawyers without Borders France), a Lagos High Court, yesterday, ordered the release of a young man, who had been held
20 Dec 2019
The Presidential Committee on Correctional Service Decongestion and Reforms has released 19 inmates including a seventy-five-year-old man and his son from the Kuje Medium Security Correctional Centre inAbuja. Chairman of the Presidential Committee and Chief Judge, Federal Capital Territory (FCT) High Court, Honourable Justice Ishaq Bello disclosed this to Journalists in Abuja on Thursday. Bello…
24 Jan 2017
Egyptian Competitions Authority confirmed that CAF president Issa Hayatou will be referred to General Prosecutor for corruption charges which includes violations made by Hayatou in granting...
10 May 2016
Congestion and overcrowding is a major problem in the Nigerian Prison System. For quite a number of years now, the issue of decongestion of Nigerian prisons has been on the front-burner.....


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