Friday, October 7, 2022

Nigerian Correctional Service

September 25, 2022

Jailbreak: Correctional service begins joint interagency simulation training

The training, involving the correctional service armed squad, military, police, civil defence and immigration, is to forestall future jailbreaks.

Nigerian Correctional Service headquarters used to illustrate this story
September 10, 2022

Army, correctional service synergise to tackle security breaches in Edo

The controller briefed the brigade commander on the security arrangements already in place and other dynamics of the collaborations.

Nigerian Army/Nigerian Correctional Service
August 12, 2022

Inibehe Effiong’s hair, beard shaved for security reasons: Correctional Service 

Mr Effiong was on July 27 unlawfully sent to one month imprisonment by Akwa-Ibom chief judge Ekaette Obot for purported “contempt”.

July 25, 2022

Nigerian Correctional Service beefs up security in three Enugu prisons

The Enugu Command of the Nigerian Correctional Service (NCoS) says it has beefed up security in its Enugu, Nsukka and Oji-River custodial centres.

July 12, 2022

Kuje Jailbreak: CP deploys police officers to guard Akwa Ibom prisons

The commissioner said the deployment was to prevent a repeat of the Kuje prison jailbreak that occurred on July 5.

Olatoye Durosinmi
July 10, 2022

Ganduje frees 90 Kano prisoners in spirit of Eid-el-Kabir 

Among the 90 inmates’ fines that were settled and compensated, ten were on death row.

Abdullahi Ganduje
May 28, 2022

Abubakar Umar appointed Nigerian Correctional Service spokesperson

Mr Umar takes over from Francis Enobore, who served in that capacity for seven years and has retired from service.

Nigerian Correctional Service headquarters used to illustrate this story
May 15, 2022

Lagos begins rehabilitation of sex offenders

The programme is targeted at convicts from the Maximum Security Custodial Centre, Kirikiri, Apapa, and Maximum Security Custodial Centre, Ikoyi.

Titilola Vivour-Adeniyi
March 13, 2022

Graduating inmates plead for clemency

The inmates recently graduated from the National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN).

January 13, 2022

Jailbreak: FG to tighten Rivers prisons security

Hoodlums had on January 4 attacked and freed inmates at the Police Divisional Headquarters in Okirika, Rivers.

Nigerian prison