Friday, 15th October 2021
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11 Apr
Pope Francis made a rare Sunday outing from Vatican grounds to celebrate a mass on "divine mercy" with prisoners, refugees and health workers.
2 Aug 2020
A rare ceasefire between the Taliban and Afghan government appeared to hold for the third and final day on Sunday, with hundreds of militant prisoners released in a bid to bring peace talks closer.
30 Dec 2019
Ukraine and Russia-backed separatists in the country's war-torn east exchanged 200 prisoners on Sunday, swapping detained fighters for civilians and servicemen
30 Sep 2019
Gov. Ahmadu Fintiri of Adamawa has approved the release of 18 prisoners serving various jail terms in the state in commemoration of Nigeria’s 59th Independent Anniversary.
1 Oct 2018
Ondo State Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, has pardoned 17 prisoners to commemorate the independence anniversary. He granted the pardon in accordance with the recommendation of the State Advisory Council on Prerogative of Mercy. The announcement was made through a statement made available to journalists in Akure yesterday by the Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, Mr.…
19 Apr 2018
Two inmates of Kirikiri Prison in Lagos State have defied the psychological drawback associated with incarceration by enrolling for doctorate degrees at the National Open University (NOUN). The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the two doctoral candidates were among the three inmates who were awarded masters degrees by NOUN Vice Chancellor, Abdalla Adamu.…
30 Jan 2018
No fewer than 430 prisoners across the country are now pursuing their various degree programmes at the National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN) to enhance their status just as 951 others regained freedom due to the intervention of national stakeholders on prison reforms.
21 Oct 2017
Lagos, Rivers and Kano states have the highest numbers of prisoners, while Ekiti and Bayelsa have the lowest numbers, according to last year’s figures released by the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS).
16 May 2016
The National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN), has announced free education for Nigerian prisoners to help them to acquire formal education and improve their quality of life.


29 mins ago
A skeleton discovered in the ancient Roman city of Herculaneum, destroyed along with nearby Pompeii by Mount Vesuvius' eruption nearly 2,000 years ago, could offer fresh insights into the disaster
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The present reality of politics in Nigeria indubitably portrays a system that is under siege by the actions, inactions and reactions of the ageing political drivers of this country in policymaking and implementation. The current crop of leaders during the economy of this country is a paradigmatic shift from what was obtainable in the post-colonial…
1 hour ago
Thomas Tuchel has warned Chelsea not to expect an easy ride during a run of fixtures that could boost their Premier League title challenge.
1 hour ago
Bitcoin breached the $60,000 mark for the first time since April on growing optimism that American regulators will greenlight the first US futures exchange-traded fund for the cryptocurrency.
2 hours ago
A Cameroonian woman who set up her own smoked shrimp business, has been recognized by the UN’s Food and Agriculture Agency (FAO) for her contribution towards unlocking the potential of selling shellfish locally and abroad. NEW YORK, USA, October 15, 2021,-/African Media Agency (AMA)/-Cameroon sits on the Atlantic coast where Western and Central Africa meet. It…