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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 ... Read More »

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, ... Read More »

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 ... Read More »

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 ... Read More »