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PRAWA Tasks Govt to Urgently Repeal Laws that ‘Criminalize Poverty’

*Urges FG to implement African Court's landmark ruling on petty offences Godsgift Onyedinefu Prisoners Rehabilitation and Welfare Action (PRAWA) has tasked the federal government to urgently repeal lingering laws that criminalise poverty in the country.  This is just as the organisation applauded the opinion ruling of the African Court on Human and

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

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