Thursday, February 18, 2021


Nigerian Prisons Service

157 prison inmates embrace formal education in Nigeria – NPS 

The Nigerian Prisons Service, NPS, says no fewer than 157 prison inmates across the country have embraced formal education.

Recruitment: Over 300 shortlisted for prisons job in Lagos

The Lagos Command of the Nigerian Prisons Service says over 300 candidates have been shortlisted for its recruitment exercise scheduled for Monday, March 18 to Saturday March 23.

INEC tasks security agents to ensure violence-free election

Mutiu Agboke, the Oyo State Resident Electoral Commissioner, REC, on Thursday appealed to security agencies in the state to live up to their responsibility before, during and after the general elections.

NPS says 2,500 inmates on death row, awaits state governors’ consent for execution

The Nigerian Prisons Service, NPS, has appealed to state governors to intervene in the management of over 2,500 inmates on death row and help decongest prison facilities.

Nigerian Prisons Service dismisses 3 personnel for smuggling Indian hemp to inmates

The Nigerian Prisons Service, has dismissed three Junior Prison Officers for alleged grievous security offences. The spokesman for the service, Francis Enornore, confirmed their dismissal...

Bauchi inmates to receive carpenter, welding, motor mechanic training

The Federal Ministry of Labour and Employment, Bauchi State Office, is to partner with the Nigerian Prisons Service, NPS, to train staff and inmates...

Ilesa Prison prepares 30 inmates for university education

The comptroller of prisons, Osun State Command of the Nigerian Prisons Service, Segun Oluwasemire, has said that more 30 inmates from the Ilesa Prison...

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