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July 12, 2022

#EndSARS inspired Boko Haram, other criminals to start breaking into Nigerian prisons: Aregbesola

“What we have reoccurring since the #EndSars protests of October 2020, have been a mass of people attacking our facilities from outside and setting the inmates free.”

Rauf Arẹgbẹsọla and #EndSARS
March 26, 2022

Murder suspect Chidinma won’t get special privileges for winning beauty pageant: Prisons

An official said the pageant was one of a series of events at the ceremony to mark the International Women’s Day earlier this month.

November 29, 2021

How bandits entered, attacked Jos prison: NCoS

The Nigeria Correctional Service (NCoS) has confirmed bandits attacked the Jos Correctional Centre, revealing how the raid occurred on Sunday.

Medium Security Custodial Centre in Jos,
November 28, 2021

Jos prison under attack

Witnesses say the bandits fired sporadically around the prison premises located along Joseph Gomwalk road, opposite police headquarters.

November 15, 2021

Jailbreak: NCoS boss bans leave for officers, places prisons on red alert

The NCoS had experienced series of jail attacks at different custodial centres across the country in recent times.

November 3, 2021

Be merciless, kill prison attackers, NCoS boss orders armed squads

“You are to show no mercy on armed invaders on our facilities because, by their action, they have declared themselves enemies of the state,” he stated.

September 13, 2021

Bandits invade Kogi prison, free members, kill soldiers

Suspected armed bandits have invaded Kabba prison in Kogi, freeing their colleagues and other inmates while killing soldiers at the facility.

Bandits and Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello
April 6, 2021

35 inmates stayed back, six returned out of 1,844 escaped prisoners: NCoS

The attackers used explosives to blast the administrative block through which they accessed the facility.

Photo from incident scene (Credit: Twitter)