Sanwo-Olu frees six inmates, commuted three on death row to life
Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Christmas Day signed two Executive Orders, with one setting free six inmates at different prisons.
Zakzaky's son protests against transfer of father’s prison
Son of Sheikh Ibrahim El-Zakzaky yesterday protested against the transfer of his parents from the State Security Services (SSS) to a Kaduna prison last Friday
Prison authorities to investigate Fisayo Soyombo's Ikoyi prison allegations
Nigerian Correctional Service said it has set up a "high powered panel" to investigate the allegations in an investigative report made by undercover journalist Fisayo Soyombo. The first instalment of the three-part investigation by Soyombo exposed how Nigerian policemen “pervert the course of justice in their quest for ill-gotten money”. In the second part of…
Two brothers remanded in prison for allegedly beheading teenager
An Igbosere High Court in Lagos yesterday remanded two brothers, Saheed Obadimeji and Ayodeji Obadimeji, in prison for allegedly beheading a teenage boy. The duo was said to have cut off the boy’s head for the purpose of selling it at a sum of N200,000.
That prison must open - Part 4
Beloved, we all need to understand that Jesus Christ is the beginning and end of every freedom. And any measure meant to obliterate prison experience that is not anchored upon Christ the Redeemer cannot produce comprehensive freedom.
Dujima Adamawa commits to Buhari’s directives, secures release of 41 prisoners
Following earlier directives by President Buhari that all governors should decongest the prisons, the Dujima Adamawa, Alhaji Musa Halilu, has facilitated the release of 41 inmates serving various jail terms at the Numan prisons in Adamawa state.
That prison must open - Part 1
Beloved, I may not know the spiritual or physical prison cum confinement you might have been subjected to by the devil and his agents. Neither do I know the number of years you have been in that situation nor why you are placed into such solitary condition.
Disgraced US financier Epstein committed suicide in prison
The wealthy US financier Jeffrey Epstein, indicted on charges he trafficked underage girls for sex, has committed suicide in prison, US news media reported Saturday
Native doctor, three others docked over alleged murder plot in Imo
The Magistrate Court in Omuma, Oru East local council of Imo State on Friday arraigned a native doctor, Obelechukwu Iwegbulam, and pastor of a Sabbath church, Solomon Ezenwa-Duru, on a two-count charge of conspiracy to commit murder and an attempted murder. Others also arraigned were the Oru East embattled chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party…
15A Awolowo Road (Prison memoir)
We were awakened by the noise of jangling keys as someone tried to open, first, the door, and then the iron barricade. It was just light enough outside the windows to see figures in solid black forms. We were about to entertain the notion of catching some sleep at last. All night, it had been…