Nigerian Prisons Service
The minister of interior, Rauf Aregbesola, said state governors have a role to play in dealing with the challenges of prison congestion across the federation.
The Nigerian Correctional Service (NCS) has confirmed that four inmates escaped from a prison in facility Jos, the Plateau state capital on Friday, July 9.
Four herdsmen held in custody have escaped from the Jos Maximum Prison in Plateau state. The fleeing inmates escaped in the early hours of Thursday, July 8.
A 38-year-old Nigerian woman, Titilayo Benson, has regained her freedom after spending 10 years in prison without trial. She was released on Thursday, July 24.
An ex-detainee has gifted N1 million for the renovation of a prison cell just days after his release. Speaks on his intention to give other inmates cash prizes.
Mallam Gambo Mohammed said after his O’level, he could not further his education, adding that ventured into fish business at Galadima area of Sabon Gari Market.