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Prison In its continuous search for Security and Justice Reform programmes, the Prisoners Rehabilitation and Welfare (PRAWA), a Non-Governmental Organisation supported by Foreign and commonwealth office...

Recent reports from Prisoners’ Rehabilitation and Welfare Action (PRAWA) in partnership with the Nigerian Prisons Service (NPS) revealed that Nigeria has an unflattering crime portfolio and has not done...

The Nigeria Security and Justice Adviser, West Africa Conflict and Security Team (CSSF), Katrina Aitken-Laird has charged members of the Prison Media Network (PERMNET) to focus on the plight of prisoners...

The Nigerian Prison Service’ (NPS), specialised production of crops will allow prison inmates to feed themselves. Three farm centres have been set aside for the 2017 pilot projects, which are aimed at...

A fact sheet released to newsmen by Prisoners’ Rehabilitation and Welfare Actions (PRAWA) has revealed that about 70% of the current prison population in Nigeria are awaiting trial. The fact sheet revealed...

New facts have emerged that majority of inmates which constitute about 72 percent in prison facilities across Nigeria are awaiting trial persons. The current population of prisoners in Nigeria is put at...

New facts have emerged that majority of inmates which constitute about 72 percent in prison facilities across Nigeria are awaiting trial persons. The current population of prisoners in Nigeria is put at...

The Nigeria Prisons Service [NPS] said recently that as of March this year, there are 68,250 inmates held in prison facilities all over the country. Controller General of Nigeria Prison Service Ja’afaru...

Economic Confidential March 2017 Cover Nigerian Prisons Accommodate 68,259 Inmates in March 2017 … Awaiting Trial Inmates Constitute 68% in Prison Population …Prison Farms Revived for Self-Sufficiency...

In this interview with PREMIUM TIMES, Ifediorah Orakwe, a retired Controller of Prisons (Planning, Research, and Statistics) Nigerian Prisons Service, spoke about the country’s overcrowded prisons, challenges,...