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NBA to petition NJC over imprisonment of Inibehe Effiong, says he wasn’t given fair hearing

    NBA to petition NJC over imprisonment of Inibehe Effiong, says he wasn’t given fair hearing

The Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) says it may write a petition against Ekaette Obot, Akwa Ibom state chief judge, over the imprisonment of Inibehe Effiong, human rights lawyer. Last Wednesday,

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Sentencing of Inibehe Effiong to prison unlawful, say lawyers

    Sentencing of Inibehe Effiong to prison unlawful, say lawyers

Some legal practitioners have kicked against the sentencing of Inibehe Effiong, human rights lawyer, to prison by Ekaette Obot, chief judge of Akwa Ibom. On Wednesday, Obot sent Effiong to

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24 mins to airport, 1hr to state house — analysing ISWAP’s daring attack on Kuje prison

    24 mins to airport, 1hr to state house — analysing ISWAP’s daring attack on Kuje prison

Kuje, a satellite town housing over 97,367 people — according to the 2006 census — and a correctional facility in Abuja, was hit by gunmen on the night of July

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Alleged threat to life: DCP Kyari safe in custody, says prisons spokesman

    Alleged threat to life: DCP Kyari safe in custody, says prisons spokesman

The Nigerian Correctional Service (NCoS) says Abba Kyari, suspended deputy commissioner of police (DCP), is safe in prison custody. A federal high court had, on March 28, remanded Kyari and

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Security operatives foil jailbreak as riot erupts in Rivers prison

  Security operatives foil jailbreak as riot erupts in Rivers prison

Security operatives, on Monday, foiled a jailbreak at a correctional facility in Port Harcourt, the Rivers capital. Juliet Ofoni, public

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Adeyinka Grandson, Yoruba supremacist, bags 54-month jail term for inciting racial hatred

  Adeyinka Grandson, Yoruba supremacist, bags 54-month jail term for inciting racial hatred

Adeyinka Grandson, the convener of the Young Yorubas for Freedom (YYF), has been sentenced to four and half years in

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Abdulsalami: I rehabilitated Obasanjo after his time in prison

  Abdulsalami: I rehabilitated Obasanjo after his time in prison

Abdulsalami Abubakar, former head of state, says he rehabilitated ex-President Olusegun Obasanjo after he was released from prison in 1998.

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‘It could encourage jailbreaks’ — Akeredolu condemns soldiers’ withdrawal from Ondo prisons

  ‘It could encourage jailbreaks’ — Akeredolu condemns soldiers’ withdrawal from Ondo prisons

Rotimi Akeredolu, governor of Ondo, says the Nigerian Army has withdrawn its personnel from correctional centres in the state. Akeredolu,

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Jos jailbreak: Nine inmates dead, 252 at large, says prisons spokesman

  Jos jailbreak: Nine inmates dead, 252 at large, says prisons spokesman

The Nigerian Correctional Service (NCoS) says 252 inmates are still at large, while nine inmates were killed during the attack

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Inmates stage protest in Edo prison

  Inmates stage protest in Edo prison

Some inmates awaiting trial at the Nigerian Correctional Service custodial centre in Edo state, on Thursday, staged a protest leading

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