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    Metro ”Minna Jail Break: 149 Inmates Still On The Run” – Ladun Liadi’s Blog

    Six more inmates that escaped at the Minna new prisons two weeks ago have been recaptured making it 61 out of the 210 that escaped, spokesman of the Nigeria Prison Service, Francis Enobore said on Wednesday. Enobore told The Nation through a telephone conversation that … Read more via...
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    Minna Prison incident, not jail break – NPS – The Sun News

    Public Relations Officer of the Nigerian Prisons Service (NPS), Mr Francis Enobore, says the unfortunate incident at Minna Medium Security Prison is an attack, not jail break. Enobore disclosed this, on Thursday, in Abuja. “Perhaps educating the members of the public on the different terms...
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    219 Inmates — Not 20 As Claimed By NPS — Escaped From Minna Prison, Say Police – Sahara Reporters

    Sunday night’s attack on Minna Medium Security Prison by unknown gunmen resulted in the freeing of 219 inmates rather the 20 claimed by the Nigerian Prisons Service (NPS), the Police has said. After the operation, the NPS had said a prison official and a commercial motorcyclist were killed, …...
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    Metro Nigeria Prison Service Raise Alarm Over Number Of IPOB Members Imprisoned - Vanguard News

    The Nigeria Prisons Service (NPS) have raised alarm at the large number of Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) members already in the prisons in its Zone E area, stretching the logistics and bare resources READ MORE HERE
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    Metro Inmate Tortured By Delta Prison Authorities For "Leaking" Information

    An ex-awaiting trial prisoner, Prince Gwamnishu Harrison has revealed how an inmate in Ogwashi Uku prison, Onos Osagie, is undergoing punishment for allegedly leaking information about malnourished inmates behind bars. Onos Osagie has been awaiting trial for the last 5 years Harrison wrote; An...
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    Metro FG Earmarks 6 Billion Naira For Recruitment Of 6,545 Prison Personnel

    The Nigerian Prisons Service (NPS) said it has obtained waiver from the Federal Government to employ 6,545 staff members in different cadre of the service. Comptroller General (CG), NPS, Jaffaru Ahmed, made the disclosure on Monday in Abuja during the 2017 budget defence in the House of...
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    Politics President Buhari Approves Purchase of 320 Prison Vehicles at N10.9m Each

    President Muhamamdu Buhari-led Federal Executive Council yesterday approved a memo for the procurement of 320 operational vehicles for the Nigeria Prisons Service at the cost of N3.5bn. Interior Minister, Abdulrahama Dambazau, while addressing State House reporters after the meeting said this...
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    Politics President Buhari Appoints New Controller-General of Nigeria Prisons

    Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of Mr Ahmed Ja’afaru as the new Controller-General of the Nigeria Prisons Service (NPS). This is contained in a statement signed by Mr Bassey Akpanyung, Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Interior, which was made available on Tuesday in Abuja. Until...