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Akeredolu alleges ‘premeditated jailbreaks’ as Army withdraws troops from prisons

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Ondo State Governor, Rotimi Akeredolu, has raised the alarm over the withdrawal of soldiers from the Nigeria Correctional Service centres across the state. Akeredolu, in...

I Won’t Resign Over Jailbreaks – Minister Of Interior, Aregbesola

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Minister of Interior, Rauf Aregbesola yesterday has stated that he will not tender his resignation following the recent jailbreaks in the country. Aregbesola said this...

Senate probes rising jail breaks

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The Senate has directed its Committee on Interior to carry out a full-scale investigation on the rising cases of jail breaks across the country. It...

1 killed, 9 injured as 252 inmates flee Jos Custodial Centre

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Two hundred and fifty two out of the 262 inmates that escaped from the Jos Medium Custodial Centre on Sunday have remained at large. Nine...

Knocks as Maina smiles, waves at associates after eight-year jail sentence

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Some social media users have expressed anger at the lack of remorse by a former chairman of the now-defunct Pension Reforms Task Team, Abdulrasheed...

Oscar Pistorius Eligible For Release on Parole After Serving Half His...

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After serving half of his prison term, Oscar Pistorius is eligible to be released on parole. The athlete had killed his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp some...

‘FG budgets N1,000 daily feeding allowance for prisoners, corpers get N650’

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The National Youth Service Corps has lamented that inmates in the facilities of the Nigerian Correctional Service feed better than corps members. The Director-General of...

Kogi Jailbreak: NCoS beefs up security in Enugu custodial centres

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The Nigeria Correctional Service (NCoS) in Enugu has beefed up security in and around the custodial centres within state. The Controller of the NCoS, Mr...

After 66 days, police give reasons for holding suspected IPOB member’s...

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The Nigeria Police Force has alleged a 22-year-old lady, Gloria Okolie, of acting as an intermediary, who receives cash, drugs and weapons on behalf...

Former South African President, Jacob Zuma Undergoes Surgery

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Former South Africa President, Jacob Zuma who was jailed for corruption and was recently moved to a health facility, has undergone surgery and will...

Super TV boss murder: Prisons ‘pamper’ Chidinma with special car ride

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The Nigerian Correctional Service on Monday provided special transportation from court for Chidinma Ojukwu, prime suspect in the murder of the Chief Executive Officer...

Kanu subjected to dehumanising conditions in DSS detention – lawyer tells...

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A Federal High Court, Abuja, on Monday declined the request of the Leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu to be...

Police arrest fleeing Imo inmate for alleged Sim card theft in...

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Operatives of the Lagos Police Command have arrested an inmate who escaped from the Owerri Correctional facility during the jailbreak in April over alleged...

Police rearrest three notorious jail escapees in Imo

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Detectives from Oru West Divisional Police Headquarters, Imo State have rearrested three notorious suspects who escaped from Correctional Centre, Owerri on 5th April during...

FG Approves Promotion, Upgrade Of 6,332 NCoS Officers

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Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari has given his approval for the promotion of 6,332 officers of the Nigerian Correctional Service. The Civil Defence, Corrections, Fire and...

Politicians Are Sponsors Of Banditry -Uzodinma

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Gov Hope Uzodinma of Imo State has accused politicians of sponsoring bandits in the country. Uzodinma, who spoke with State House correspondents after a meeting...

Normalcy returns to Kano prison after inmates riot

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The Nigeria Correctional Service (NCoS) says normalcy has been restored to the Kurmawa Custodial facility in Kano metropolis following violent protest staged by the...

JUSUN strike: Lawyers decry pending cases in court

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A cross section of lawyers in Ekiti has decried the long “stay out of court” due to the strike embarked upon by members of...

South East Govs, stakeholders meet on security

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South East Governors will meet in Owerri, the Imo State capital to deliberate on security- related issues today. Also expected at the meeting are the...

Imo: Minister confirms DSS alerted police, other security agencies before attack,...

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•Police Affairs Minister Mohammad Dingyadi  ABUJA - Minister of Police Affairs, Mohammad Dingyadi, has confirmed the report that the Department of State Services (DSS) alerted...