Tag: prisoners

AzeezOctober 25, 2017

We are looking to create polling units in Nigerian prisons – INEC

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said it is making progress in its bid to ensure that prisoners are allowed ...

AzeezOctober 19, 2017

Lagos has the highest number of prisoners in Nigeria – NBS

Lagos State has the highest number of prisoners in Nigeria, housing 7,396 out of the national total of 68,686, according ...

Op-ed EditorMay 20, 2017

The Thread: How America’s legislature propagates slavery using prisoners

Although the Emancipation Proclamation was issued by Abraham Lincoln in 1863 and the Thirteenth Amendment was ratified in December 1865 ...

ItunuoluwaApril 21, 2017

State of Arkansas executes first death row inmate in a decade

Arkansas executed convicted murderer Ledell Lee, the state’s first inmate put to death in more than a decade. Lee, 51, ...

Oludolapo AdelanaAugust 10, 2016

15 inmates break out of Enugu prison

Fifteen inmates on Tuesday broke out of the Nsukka prison in Enugu State. According to Premium Times, the incident happened on Tuesday ...

Kolapo OlapojuJuly 3, 2015

Boko Haram prisoners’ relocation to Anambra was decided during Jonathan’s regime – Gov. Obiano

Governor of Anambra state, Willie Obiano, on Thursday, said the transfer of Boko Haram prisoners to Ekwulobia prisons in Aguata ...

Kolapo OlapojuJuly 3, 2015

“It is very, very unfair” | Ndigbo protest relocation of Boko Haram prisoners to Anambra

The Igbo community has started protesting the Federal Government’s alleged transfer of 49 Boko Haram inmates from the North East ...

January 14, 2014

Elnathan John: Why I decided to forgive Stella Oduah

by Elnathan John And citizens wont blame you if the economy crashes. They will blame the president. Everything is the ...

October 15, 2013

Not quite an expected homecoming: Hundreds of Nigerian prisoners to be sent home to serve out sentence

Hundreds of Nigerian criminals will be sent home to serve out prison sentences under a deal set to be struck ...

August 23, 2013

California to force-feed hunger-striking prisoners

A district court judge in California has given state authorities permission to force-feed dozens of prisoners who have been on ...

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