Tag Archives: Prisons

Lagos CJ Fees 4 Badagry Prison Teenage Inmates

Four awaiting trial inmates from the Badagry Prisons, Lagos, have been set free by the Chief Judge (CJ) of the state, Justice Opeyemi Oke, in line with efforts to decongest prisons in the state. Five other inmates also expecting to be pardoned alongside Sharafadeen Sheu, Israel Emmanuel, Samodu Rasak and Tunde Ojo on Thursday were returned to face formal constitutional …

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Prison Congestion: 48,453 Held For Stealing, Debt

*** Lagos Has Highest Number of Prisoners Tayo Olanipekun Persons incarcerated for stealing, robbery and armed robbery topped the number of those admitted into Nigerian prisons for various offences last year with Lagos, Rivers and Kano recording the highest inmates population, statistics has shown. The Prison Statistics released by the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) on Thursday revealed that a …

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FG abolishes dichotomy in Immigration, Civil Defence, Prisons

The Federal Government has ordered for immediate abolition of the dichotomy between holders of University degrees and Higher National Diploma (HND) in all the Services under the Ministry of Interior. Rising from a meeting held on Tuesday, under the chairmanship of the Minister of Interior, Lt Gen. Abdulrahman Bello Dambazau (retrd), Civil Defence, Fire, Immigration and Prisons Board (CDFIPB) was directed …

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