Tag: NPS

66% of Nigerian Prison’s Inmates Are On Awaiting Trial — NPS

The Nigerian Prison Service (NPS) has confirmed that majority of inmates in prison facilities throughout the federation which constitutes 66 percent are on awaiting trial as at December 15, 2017. The Controller General of the Service, Jaafaru Ahmed made the disclosure at the quarterly meeting of the Penal Reform Media[Read More…]

Following Ja’afaru Ahmed’s Appointment, Two Senior Prisons Officers Retired From Prisons

Press Rleases Following the appointment of Ja’afaru Ahmed as the Controller-General of the Nigerian Prisons Service, the Civil Defence, Fire, Immigration and Prisons Services Board ( CDFIPB), in an emergency meeting held on the 27th of June, 2016 has approved the retirement of a Deputy Controller-General and an Assistant Controller-General[Read More…]

“Junior Staff Will Explain Their Roles” – Prisons Suspend 14 Staff Over Kuje Jail Break

The Civil Defence, Fire, Immigration and Prisons Services Board (CDFIPB) and the Controller-General, Nigeria Prisons Service (NPS), have approved the suspension of 14 members of staff of the prisons as a result of the escape of two high profile inmates, Solomon Amodu and Maxwell Ajukwu, from the Kuje Medium Security[Read More…]