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Tag Archives: Nigeria Prisons Service

Dambazau Tasks New Immigration, Prisons Bosses On Professionalism

Mohammed Babandede

The present administration will accept nothing less than professionalism and efficient service delivery to Nigerians from the new heads of the Nigeria Immigration Service and Nigeria Prisons Service, Minister of Interior, Abdulrahman Dambazau, has said. Dambazau gave the charge on Wednesday while decorating the newly- appointed Comptroller-General of the NIS, …

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Prisons Boss Appears Before Reps C’ttee, Apologizes Over Assault On Female Lawmaker

Idah Odeh-Mrakpor Oyemachi Joan

The House of Representatives Committee on Interior yesterday quizzed the Controller-General, Nigeria Prisons Service, NPS, Dr Peter Ekpendu over the alleged assault on a female lawmaker by his men last Wednesday. The Reps member, Mrakpor Onyeamaechi Joan (PDP, Delta) was said to have been “assaulted and harassed” by an aide …

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Why We Placed Metuh In Handcuffs – NPS


The Nigeria Prisons Service yesterday explained that the decision to handcuff the National Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party, Chief Olisa Metuh while appearing for his trial at the Federal High Court in Abuja on Tuesday, was at the discretion of the prison officer, who supervised his court appearance. …

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Metuh Deserved To Be In Handcuffs – Oshiomhole

Adams Oshiomhole

Edo State governor, Comrade Adams Oshiomole has lent his voice in support of the decision of the Nigeria Prisons Service to handcuff the spokesman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Chief Olisa Metuh, saying there was nothing absolutely wrong with it. Metuh is standing trial for receiving N400 million from …

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NPS Debunks Rumours Of Planned Transfer Of Boko Haram Suspects To Prisons In Anambra


The Nigeria Prisons Service has dismissed as untrue, rumours that the Federal Government has concluded plans to transfer several Boko Haram suspects to prisons in Anambra State. Commercial activities in the state were grinded to a halt yesterday as traders took to the streets to protest the planned move. The …

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El-Rufa’i Visits Zaria Prison, Sets Aside N24m For Rehabilitation


Governor Nasiru El-Rufa’i of Kaduna State, said on Saturday that the state government would rehabilitate the Zaria Prison at N24 million. He stated this in Zaria during an inspection of the prison. Some aggrieved inmates of the prison on May 28 set part of the prison ablaze during a riot, …

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NIS Recruitment: National Hospital Confirm 7 Dead In Abuja Centre


Authorities of National Hospital, Abuja, on Saturday confirmed seven persons among 67,000 Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) job applicants in the FCT dead. The applicants had converged on the National Stadium, Abuja, one of the venues for the test to fill 5,000 vacancies in NIS and many were said to have …

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Extortion Everywhere: Prisoners Lament Extortion by Prison Officials!


In what can only be described as a sorry case, verging on hopelessness, Inmates of the Ibara Prison, Abeokuta, Ogun State have accused prison officials of extorting cash from them to carry out their official duties. Some of the prison officials have also been accused of imposing levies on some …

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