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Youth Unemployment Rate, Time Bomb for Nigeria…Peace Corp Boss, Akoh warns

*Asks FG to collaborate with PCN Ayode Lawal The National Commandant of the Peace Corp of Nigeria (PCN) , Ambassador Dickson Akoh, has warned that the huge youth unemployment rate staring Nigeria in the face at the moment is a time bomb capable of devastating the future of the nation. To arrest

NCoS Boss, Ja’afaru Ahmed Expresses Readiness on Implementation of Non-custodial Measures

Godsgift Onyedinefu The Controller General of the Nigerian Correctional  Services (NCoS) Ja'afaru Ahmed, has declared the readiness of the institution to work on the implementation of the Non-custodial measures and prepared to duplicate it in other states of the federation and not only the FCT command. Ahmed  hinted at the closing

PRAWA, RoLAC Trains NCoS Directorate on Effective Implementation of Non-custodial Measures

Maureen Okpe The Nigerian Correctional Service (NCoS) has embarked on the training of Non-custodial Directorate staff in the supervision and implementation of the part two service act, 2019 Non custodial measures. The ongoing training at the service headquarters in Abuja in collaboration with British Council, Rule of Law and Anti-Corruption (ROLAC) and

Again, FCT Judge, PRAWA Deplore Worsening State of Nigerian Prisons

Godsgift Onyedinefu Justice Ishaq Bello, Chief Judge of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), and critical stakeholders have again expressed concern over the state of correctional facilities which they noted have left inmates more hardened than reformed. The Chief Judge said there indicators that point to the fact that the incidence of

Shiites Dispel Rumours of Zakzaky’s Death

Godsgift Onyedinefu The Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN), popularly known as Shiites have dismissed the rumors currently making waves of the passing away of it's leader, Sheikh Ibraheem Zakzaky, as false. IMN, in a statement on Sunday signed by Ibrahim Musa, president, Media Forum said Zakzaky was visited by his family

Customs To Cough Out N3.8B, $4.9M Over Unlawful Rice Seizures

*As Appeal Court upholds N3.8b, $4.9m verdict. Kayode Lawal The Nigerian Customs Service (NCS) is to cough out a whopping sum of N3.8B and another $4.9M for engaging in unlawful seizures of containers of rice legally imported into the country by a trading company. This followed the Court of Appeal in Abuja

Nigeria Immigration Deploys ‘Special Force’ to Fight Bandits in North-west

The activities of bandits have made the region one of the most dangerous. The Nigerian Immigration Service on Monday said it will deploy a 2,000-strong Special Force in the North-west to restore peace and security in the region.‎ ‎The Comptroller General, Muhammad Babandede, stated this during the passing out parade of 320

ACJMC Deplores Poor Living Condition of Inmates in Nigeria

*CLEEN Foundation donates 50-bed mattresses Gift Wada The Administration of Criminal Justice monitoring committee (ACJMC) , has called on Government revamp the living conditions of inmates accross the country, while pointing out that the human rights of inmates should be considered even while in custody. Sulayman Dawodu. the Secretary, ACJMC, made this

PRAWA Harps on CSOs’ Support for NCoS to Decongest Custodial Centres

Godsgift Onyedinefu and John Anyim The Prisoners Rehabilitation and Welfare Action (PRAWA) has called on the Civil Society Organizations (CSOs), traditional rulers, and other stakeholders to support the Nigeria Correctional Service (NCoS) in the effective implementation of non custodial measures and consequently decongest custodial centres across the country. The Executive

PRAWA Wants Effective Implementation Of Non-Custodial Measures

Godsgift Onyedinefu The Prisoners Rehabilitation and Welfare Action (PRAWA ) a non governmental organization has called on the stakeholders and goverment agencies to join hands with Nigeria correctional service to ensure full effective implementation of non custodial measures. The executive director of PRAMA Dr Uju Agomoh made this yesterday at a