Posts Tagged ‘Nigerian Prison Service’

Please don’t handcuff me. I will follow you, convicted Orji Uzor Kalu begs

by Ikokwu Ikembaon December 5, 2019
Former Abia State Governor, Orji Kalu, who was sentenced to 12 years in prison for fraud, was seen asking prison warders, “where are you taking us to?” After his sentencing. Kalu, who is the Senate Chief Whip also begged the prison warders not to handcuff him in public. The former governor, who appeared shaken, said, […]

Comptroller General of Nigerian Prison Service Denies Assaulting Female Lawmaker

by Breaking Timeson April 23, 2016
The Comptroller General of the Nigerian Prisons Service (NPS) has faulted assault claims by a member of the House of Representatives. The disclaimer is coming after Honourable Joan Marakpor alleged that she was slapped and severely assaulted by Mr Peter Ekpendu’s orderly. A statement issued by the Prisons boss stated that whereas it was true […]

Exposed: How convicts pay others to serve their sentence

by Breaking Timeson April 13, 2016
When the Federal Government signed prisoners swap pact with the British Government a couple of years ago, it was greeted with mixed reactions. But unknown to many Nigerians, another ‘swap’ agreement had existed in the country for quite a while. For clarity sake, the pact between Nigeria and the United Kingdom gives power to the […]