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Renaming of Nigerian Prison Service excites PRAWA

Godsgift Onyedinefu The Prisoners’ Rehabilitation and Welfare Action (PRAWA), has expressed excitement over the renaming of the Nigerian Prison service. President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday signed into law, the correctional service bill changing the name of the Nigerian Prison Service to Nigerian Correctional Service. The new Act repeals the Nigerian

Jakana: Special Force eliminates 11 Boko Haram fighters, nab six commanders

•NIS boss urges security spokespersons to communicate all the time Senator Iroegbu  In a commando style, gallant troops deployed have killed 11 Boko Haram (BH) insurgents, together with their informants. PRNigeria gathered that the troops, who first disguised themselves, successfully laid an ambush along a road in Jakana axis of Borno State, before

NPS promotes 5,482 prison officers

Jude Johnson The Nigerian Prison Service (NPS) has promoted a total of 5,482 Officers and Men including 50 personnel in Kebbi State Command  who are beneficiaries of the promotion which is based on merit,  character and integrity. This was disclosed in a statement on Thursday by the Command Public Relations Officer, NPS, Kebbi State Command, Faisal

Nigerian Prisons Accommodate 68,259 Inmates in March 2017

... Awaiting Trial Inmates Constitute 68% in Prison Population …Prison Farms Revived for Self-Sufficiency In food production   The Nigerian Prison Service (NPS) has disclosed that over 68,000 inmates are accommodated in the prison facilities through the country as at March 2017.   The Controller General of Nigerian Prison Service, Jaafaru Ahmed who made the

OPINION: My ‘Ordeal’ Inside Kirikiri Prison

By Yushau Shuaib   This is not a joke, but a real-life story. I still wonder how my family members, friends and well-wishers would feel about my ‘ordeal’ inside the Kirikiri Medium Security Prison in Apapa, Lagos.   In fact, this write-up commenced in the Prison. All my life I have tried to avoid

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