19 Nov 2019
Justice Nicole Clay of a Lagos High Court, Igbosere, has ordered that an Indian national, Lokesh Parwani, who attempted suicide after he was arrested for alleged fraud worth N146 million be remanded in the facility of Nigerian Correctional Services (NCS), formerly Nigerian Prison Services (NPS).
25 Jun 2019
After four years of low morale, the management of National Park Service (NPS) has urged its officers to uncover hidden treasure that would enhance effective service delivery to Nigerians. Conservator General of NPS, Ibrahim M. Goni, in a statement in Abuja, disclosed that it has become imperative to add value to the service and take…
16 Mar 2019
Mr Samuel Aguda has been appointed as the Controller in-charge of Plateau Command of the Nigerian Prisons Service (NPS). DSP Luka Ayedoo, the command’s Public Relations Officer (PRO), announced this in a statement on Saturday in Jos. Aguda replaces Mr Daniel Odharo, who has been deployed to the Zone ‘E’ Headquarters of the Service, Owerri.…
28 Jan 2019
The Federal Government has concluded arrangements aimed at involving local communities in the area of sustainable conservation of wildlife. Already, National Park Service (NPS) has started working out modalities to create awareness and encourage the public to stop the destruction of biodiversity in the country. Minister of Environment, Suleiman Zarma, who revealed this during a…
5 Nov 2018
The Federal Government has concluded arrangement to make use of seven national parks to serve as genebank for genetic resources conservation.
21 Oct 2018
The Nigerian Prisons Service (NPS) has said that 35 inmates of the Jos prison will participate in the 2018 Nov/Dec Senior School Certificate Examination (SSCE) of the National Examination Council (NECO).
19 Sep 2018
The Nigeria Prisons Service (NPS) has received the 2018 United Nations Education Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) Confucius Award for Literature and Skills Acquisition for Inmates.
3 Sep 2018
The National Park Service (NPS) has empowered over 2,000 students to study natural sciences in tertiary institutions across the country. The Conservator General of NPS, Ibrahim Goni stated at the signing of Memorandum of Understanding (MOU), with Federal University Wukari, Taraba State. He said the students would soon be serving as field laboratory officers.…
29 Aug 2018
The Federal Government has constituted a Presidential Advisory Committee on Prerogative of Mercy as part of plans to decongest the nation’s prisons.
3 Jul 2018
The bid to repeal the prison Act and replace it with Correctional Services is in the works. And the parliament, clearly aware of the rot in the criminal justice sector and the urgency to tackle the menace, seems determined to make this happen and in good time too. To get this done, the National Assembly…
25 Jun 2017
Sen. Sabo Nakudu (APC- Jigawa Central) has facilitated the release of 13 inmates from prison in the state.
4 Feb 2017
The Federal Government has proposed N70 million in this year’s budget for Para-military training of 250 personnel, who would rear and care for livestock and cattle at the various ranches in the country.