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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

NCoS, PRAWA Moves to Decongest Custodial Centres Nationwide

John Anyim The Nigeria Correctional Service (NCoS), on Monday decried the overcrowded state of custodial centres (prisons) across the country, which it said is a burden on the economy of the country, infrastructure, among others, and have intensified moves to decongest the centres through non-custodial sentencing. Comptroller General, NCS, Ja'afaru Ahmed, said

COVID-19: NCoS Reopens Custodial Centres for Admissions of Inmates

•Releases guidelines for reopening Godsgift Onyedinefu Nigerian Correctional Service (NCoS) announced the reopening of Custodial Centres to admit all categories of inmates.  In a statement by the Controller General of Corrections Ja’afaru Ahmed, and issued by Chuks Austin Njoku, Deputy Controller of Corrections Public Relations officer on Wednesday, the action is necessary