Cyriacus Izuekwe A 42-year-old man, Joshua Apanisile, has been remanded in prison custody at Kirikiri after standing as surety for his wife, Kehinde, who jumped police bail in Idimu, Lagos State, western Nigeria.
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 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.
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
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.
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
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 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
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
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.
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.
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.
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
Ikoyi Prisons School revealed today, March 9, that no fewer than 28 of its students would write the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME), 2015, which commences on March 10. This was made known by Mr.
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,