Tag: Nigerian Prisons

Over 80% of Nigerian Prison Inmates Awaiting Trial

A report has shown that more than 80 percent of prison inmates in the country are awaiting trials, owing to unwholesome criminal justice system in the country. The report just released by the Centre for Crisis Communication(CCC) to mark its one year of dedicated service to the nation notes that[Read More…]

Senator Shehu Sani Buys & Fills 190 Nigerian Army Recruitment Forms For Kaduna Youths

Senator Shehu Sani, representing Kaduna central senatorial zone, on Tuesday distributed Nigerian Army recruitment forms and PIN codes to 190 youths in the seven Local Government Areas of his constituency. PREMIUM TIMES is repotting that the senator personally distributed the forms and filled out the PIN Codes from a computer to[Read More…]

Why Jonathan Sacked Prisons’ Comptroller General & How Insurgents Work With Officers To Attack Detention Facilities

Nigeria’s President Goodluck Jonathan can no longer tolerate the ongoing festival of ‘prison breaks’ in Nigerian Prisons Nationwide and he has now stepped up to ensure that those assigned to do their jobs, do so. Recall that years ago, four persons were burnt and 45 inmates released from the Federal Prisons[Read More…]

Terrorism: 2,255 Nigerian Prisoners Escape In Five Years – Nigerian Government

Statement issued by PR Nigeria and made available to NewsWireNGR Between July 27, 2009 when Boko Haram terrorists allegedly attacked Maiduguri Prisons and freed 482 inmates and October 29, 2014 when another set of 366 inmates were also freed following the overrun of Mubi, the second largest town in Adamawa[Read More…]