July 27, 2016

Female prisons staff dismissed for smuggling alcohol

A female staff of the Nigerian Prisons Service, staff attached to Kirikiri female prisons, Lagos, has been dismissed from the service for smuggling alcoholic beverages into the prison premises. A statement by a spokesperson for the prisons, F. Enobore, said on Tuesday that the dismissal letter signed on behalf of […]
June 11, 2016

How Nigerian prison inmate are forced to ‘make love’ to walls during initiation

via The Punch Like every ‘closed’ organisation – private club, boarding school, the armed services etc., prisons have customs and codes of behaviours, which outsiders may find bizarre.Across Nigerian prisons, a set of initiation practices exists, which a newcomer may not be aware of before getting into prison. For many […]
May 3, 2016

Cleric condemns neglect of Nigerian Prisons, calls for rehabilitation

Most Rev. Dr. Paulinus Chukwuemeka Ezeokafor , the Catholic Bishop of Awka, has lamented the poor state of Nigerian Prisons and also wondered why most of the prisons were cited in areas that have no room for expansion. Bishop Ezeokafor said if prisons are meant to reform the inmates, both […]