Anambra Citizens Protests Alleged Transfer Of Boko Haram Detainees


Yesterday, in major Anambra markets, commercial activities were brought to a standstill after angry youths protested the alleged plan by the Federal Government to transfer suspected Boko Haram prisoners to Ekwulobia Prison in Aguata local government area of the state.

One Of Two Escaped US Prisoners Killed By Police

One of the two prisoners who escaped from a New York state prison three weeks ago, has been killed by Police. A 49-year-old Richard Matt, was shot dead in Woodlands, near the town of Malone, about 30 miles from the prison.

Imprisonment not end of your life, Cleric tells inmates

Abiodun Onafuye/Abeokuta Guest Lecturer, Ustaz Ismaeel Abdul Lateef (Middle) in a group picture with members of Islamic Humanitarian SocietyPHOTO: Abiodun Onafuye An erudite scholar and the Chief Imam of Sa’adatul Adabiyya Society of Nigeria, Ustaz Ismael Abdul Lateef has advised inmates in prisons not to see their present condition as

Two men remanded in prison over N465.7m fraud

Henry Ojelu Justice Lateef Lawal-Akapo of the Lagos High Court, Ikeja, Wednesday remanded two men at the Kirikiri Maximum Prisons for defrauding two individuals to the tune of N465.

I’ll rehabilitate Zaria Prison, says El-Rufai

Malam Nasir El-Rufai, Kaduna State Governor Governor Nasiru El-Rufai of Kaduna State, said on Saturday that the state government would rehabilitate the Zaria Prison at a cost of N24 million. He stated this in Zaria during an inspection visit to the prison.

Just After 10 Months, Oscar Pistorious To Leave Prison


South African paralympian, Oscar Pistarious, who was jailed for culpable homicide after shooting his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp, dead at his luxury home in Pretoria on Valentine’s day February 2013, is set to leave the prison this August. It has been revealed that, after 10months behind the bars, he will be

Court Remands Mother, 23, For Stabbing Son to Death


An Ota Magistrates’ Court in Ogun on Friday remanded a 23-year-old mother, Funmilayo Adeyanju, in prison custody, over alleged murder. Adeyanju was arraigned for allegedly killing her son, Emmanuel Jumpy, aged 3, by stabbing him to death with a knife.

SiX CBN Officials, Four Other Bankers Remanded in Prison For N8b ‘Fraud’


Six Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) officials and four others were yesterday ordered to be remanded in prison till June 9 when their application for bail will be heard. They were remanded by the Justice Ayo Emmanuel of a Federal High Court, sitting in Ibadan, where they are standing trial

I0 Persons Imprisoned In Connection To The Ejigbo Pepper Sodomy


A High Court in Ikeja, today, 5, May 2015, remanded in prison custody nine men and one woman charged in connection with the Ejigbo Pepper Sodomy. The 10 suspects were brought to court over the torture, attempted murder and sodomy of three females accused of stealing pepper at Oba Morufu

Inmate Escapes in Benin


An inmate of the Benin Prisons was said to have escaped from the custody of a warder of the Nigeria Prisons Service (NPS) on Monday in Benin City. Officials of the NPS are now in search of the prisoner, who escaped while carrying out some menial work.

Convicted Drug Trafficker Gets Married Before Execution

Vector illustration of a man lock up in prison

An Australian drug trafficker, who is set to be executed, married his girlfriend on April 27, Monday, on the Indonesian prison island. According to Vanguard, Andrew Chan, 31, married his Indonesian girlfriend Febyanti Herewila in a ceremony on Nusakambangan Island, home to several high-security prisons.

We Will Assist Buhari – Maina


 The defunct Presidential Task Team on Pension Reforms, led by Abdulrasheed Maina has said they are willing to work with the incoming administration of Muhammadu Buhari in the battle against pension theft.

One dead in Zimbabwe prison riot over food

BRAZIL RIOT FILE PHOTO: Grab taken from CGN of inmates taking a hostage at a prison in Parana, Brazil on August 24, 2014. One prisoner in one of Zimbabwe’s most notorious jails has died after hundreds of inmates rioted over the poor quality of their food, state media reported on

Nigerians: Who Wants To Go To Prison From Polling Post?

Polling Offences are by far the most common violations of the law in recent years, with few ever punished in Nigeria. Undeniably, it is even more astonishing that because of the system in Nigeria that a number of politicians after deliberately infringing upon the law to get into public offices,