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Nigerian Correctional Service (NCS)

August 27, 2023

We’ll decongest prisons nationwide, enhance passport collection: FG

Mr Tunji-Ojo said decongesting the prisons would help alleviate the suffering of the inmates.

Hon Olubunmi Tunji-Ojo (Chairman, House Committee for Niger Delta Development Commission)
July 26, 2023

SSS vows to investigate operatives fighting with prison officials over custody of Emefiele

The service said this in a statement issued by its spokesperson, Peter Afunanya, on Wednesday.

SSS and prison officials fighting
July 18, 2023

Correctional service to punish officers for taking payday loans from banks, predatory lenders

In one payslip obtained by Peoples Gazette, an officer who received N102,616.12 in May 2023 salaries was left with only N5,754.83 after a litany of deductions by lenders.

October 26, 2021

Police beef up Zamfara prison security

The Zamfara police command’s spokesman, Muhammad Shehu, said that the prevailing security challenges necessitated the visit.

IGP Usman Baba Alkali
August 29, 2021

Kano: 31 inmates released from correctional centre to prevent congestion

The presidential committee on Correctional Centres Reform and Decongestion was in Kano for an on-the-spot assessment.

Nigerian Correctional Service headquarters used to illustrate this story