PROWA Pays Fines for Freedom of 26 inmates

PROWA Pays Fines for Freedom of 26 inmates The Prisons Officers' Wives Association (PROWA) in conjunction with Legacy Pension managers paid fines for 26 inmates...

PRAWA: Tackling Human Rights Abuse Headlong

PRAWA: Tackling Human Rights Abuse Headlong By Michael Iseyare A Non-Governmental Organization, the Prisons Rehabilitation and Welfare Action (PRAWA), which is aimed at promoting security, justice...

Prison Boss Warns Officers from Excessive Loans

The Controller General of the Nigeria Prisons Service (NPS), Jafa'aru Ahmed has warned officers and men of the service against taking excessive loans capable of causing them 'financial embarrassment'.

Human Rights: PRAWA, Others Tackle Abuse via Training

A Non-Governmental Organization, the Prisons Rehabilitation and Welfare Action (PRAWA), in collaboration with other stakeholders organized a workshop in Abuja to stem the tide...

NPS Registers Prison Inmates for Mass Education

The Nigerian Prison Service has registered 22 inmates of Jos Prison’s Adult School for the 2017 Basic Literacy Examination. The examination which will commence on...

Bauchi Chief Judge Releases 194 Prison Inmates 

  Bauchi Chief Judge Releases 194 Prison Inmates  The Administration of Criminal Justice Committee headed by the Bauchi State Chief Judge, Justice Rabi T. Umar has...

NOUN Admits Umuahia Prisons Inmates for Degree Programmes

NOUN Admits Umuahia Prisons Inmates for Degree Programmes The Nigerian Prisons Service, Abia State Command witnessed the maiden matriculation ceremony of 13 of her inmates...

Prerogative of Mercy: Lagos Release 18 Kirikiri Inmates

Prerogative of Mercy: Lagos Release 18 Kirikiri Inmates The Lagos State Advisory Council on Prerogative of Mercy on Thursday handed over an order to the...

Condemned Female Prisoner Recaptured 5 Year After Escape

A condemned prisoner, k/22c Rabi Ismail who escaped from lawful custody in Hadejia prison on the 16th December 2011 has been recaptured by the...

PRAWA trains 30 human trafficking victims in Kano

No fewer than 30 victims of human trafficking were trained and empowered by Prisoners Rehabilitation and Welfare Agency (PRAWA) in Kano to make them...

Logistics: Nigerian Prisons Need More Vehicles

The Federal Government has inaugurated 239 assorted operational vehicles and farm tractors as part of plans to rehabilitate and fast-track access to justice for inmates in Nigerian prisons.

NPS Vaccinates 29,164 Prisons Inmates Against Meningitis

The Nigerian Prisons Service (NPS) has vaccinated 29,163 Prisoners against Cerebrospinal Meningitis (CSM), in the 19 Northern States. This exercise was carried out in collaboration...

Criminal justice process slow – Olayinka Lawal

Olayinka Lawal is the Executive Director of Prisoners Rehabilitation and Welfare Action (PRAWA), a non-profit making organisation. He was called to Bar in 1992....

Only 20 out of 47 new prisons completed since 1980- PRAWA

Only 20 prisons out of 47 additional facilities proposed 37 years ago were fully completed, according to a factsheet issued to newsmen by Prisoners’...

Chief Judge Frees 12 Prison Inmates in Kano

Chief Judge Frees 12 Prison Inmates in Kano The Acting Chief Judge of Kano State, Justice Nura Sagir, has freed 12 Awaiting Trial Inmates (ATI)...

NAGGW To Partner With Nigerian Prisons Service To Tackle Desertification

The National Agency for the Great Green Wall (NAGGW) is to partner with the Nigerian Prisons Service in tackling the menace of desertification. This agreement...

PRAWA Saves Teenager from Prison over Charges of Assault, Missing...

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...

Assessing Infrastructural Deficit in Nigerian Prisons

Recent reports from Prisoners’ Rehabilitation and Welfare Action (PRAWA) in partnership with the Nigerian Prisons Service (NPS) revealed that Nigeria has an unflattering crime...

Let Imprisonment Not Be the Last Chapter for Inmates

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)...

Businesses within the prison walls

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...

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