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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

NPS denies extorting money from inmates’ relatives

Nosa Enobhayisobo The Nigerian Prisons Service has denied allegations that its Staff extorts money from Inmates relatives during visits. The Rivers state command in a statement on Tuesday by its spokesperson, A.J Ofoni said this while reacting to an online report lamenting alleged extortion from an inmates' relative. The command while insising

NPS Enrols 465 Prison Inmates for Degree Programmes

The Nigerian Prisons Service (NPS) has enrolled 465 inmates for academic programmes just as it won multiple international awards for promoting education and campaigns on prison decongestion this year. The Comptroller General of Prison, Jaafaru Ahmed who made the disclosure while handing over the awards to the Minister of Interior, General

Top 10 security related news in Nigeria

Maj. Hashim Abdullahi  1. WE’VE CHECKED MILITANCY, VANDALISM IN N/DELTA – DEFENCE MINISTER The Minister of Defence, Mansur Dan-Ali, is beating his chest over the Muhammadu Buhari administration curbing of militancy and vandalism in the Niger Delta region. He said on Thursday at the National Security Council meeting at the Aso Rock

NPS condemns 2,478 prison inmates to death

At least 2,478 prison inmates out of 73,530 inmates in various  prisons under the purview of the Nigerian Prison Service, (NPS) are currently awaiting execution across prison formations in the country. NPS public relations officer, Enobre Francis who revealed that figure in Abuja said that the statistics oscillates owing to additional convictions

NPS wins global PR award on crisis management

The Nigeria Prison Service (NPS), Nigeria’s apex reformatory agency, has won the Golden World Award (GWA) on Crisis Management instituted by the International Public Relations Association (IPRA) for a media campaign on Prison Decongestion and the plight of Awaiting Trial Inmates (ATI). The award ceremony will take place in Barcelona, Spain

NPS in collaboration with PRAWA renewed commitment to Prison Reform Goals

The Nigerian Prison Service (NPS) has confirmed that majority of inmates in prison facilities throughout the federation constitute of 68 percent Awaiting Trial Persons (ATP), which is one of the key issues brought forward by NPS Survey Reports that was officially presented to stakeholders on February 1, 2018. The Assistant Controller-General

174 Prison Officers promoted in Bauchi

Jude Johnson As one of the most outstanding Command, the Nigeria Prison Service (NPS) has promoted 174 Prison Officers of the Bauchi Command. The newly promoted officers of the Bauchi State Command have been urged to consider their promotion as a call to duty and reciprocate the good gesture by working assiduously

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