Tag: Inmates

NPS Recaptures 193 Inmates Of Ado-Ekiti Prison

The Nigerian Prisons Service (NPS) has recaptured 193 inmates since the attack on Ado-Ekiti prison on Sunday, December 30, 2014 out of total Lock up of 435 inmates. The spokesperson of the Prison Service, Ope Fatinikun appealled to Nigerians, especially nearest communities and Neighbouring states of Ekiti, Ondo, Edo, Osun,[Read More…]

Nigerian Prison Service To Recover Handsets From Inmates, Ban Use Of Mobile Phones

The Federal Government has banned the use of mobile phones in all the prison formations by the inmates and prison officials. It also directed the Nigerian Prison Service authorities to recover all handsets from inmates within 30 days, PUNCH Newspaper reports. Minister of Interior, Abba Moro, who handed down the order[Read More…]

Femi Falana: Illegal Killing In Prisons

On January 18 this year, Mr. Hamani Tidjani, a prison inmate died at the Kirikiri Maximum Security prison in Lagos. The deceased, who suffered from partial stroke, was not given any medical attention by the prison authorities. He was a citizen of Niger Republic arrested in Cotonou, Benin Republic and[Read More…]