Nigerian Prisons Service

For effective execution of its mandate the Nigerian Prisons Service Command structure is broken down into:

1. 1 National Headquarters, Abuja

2. 8 Zonal Commands, and

3. 36 State Commands 

 

Below is a chart showing the distribution of Zones, States and Prisons  

ZONES

STATES

STATE CAPITAL

ZONE A

LAGOS

LAGOS

 LAGOS

OGUN

ABEOKUTA

 

ZONE B

 

KADUNA

JIGAWA

DUTSE

KANO

KANO

KADUNA

KADUNA

KATSINA

KATSINA

 

ZONE C

 

BAUCHI

GOMBE

GOMBE

TARABA

JALINGO

ADAMAWA

YOLA

BORNO

MAIDUGURI

YOBE

DAMATURU

BAUCHI

BAUCHI

 

ZONE D

 

MINNA

KWARA

ILORIN

KEBBI

BIRNIN-KEBI

ZAMFARA

GUSAU

SOKOTO

SOKOTO

NIGER

MINNA

 

ZONE E

 

OWERRI

ABIA

UMUAHIA

AKWA-IBOM

UYO

IMO

OWERRI

CROSS RIVER

CALABAR

RIVERS

PORT HARCOURT

BAYELSA

YENAGOA

 

ZONE F

 

IBADAN

OSUN

OSHOGBO

ONDO

AKURE

EKITI

ADO – EKITI

OYO

IBADAN

 

 

 

ZONE G

 

BENIN

ANAMBRA

AWKA

EDO

BENIN

DELTA

ASABA

EBONYI

ABAKALIKI

ENUGU

ENUGU

 

ZONE H

 

MAKURDI

BENUE

MAKURDI

NASARAWA

NASARAWA

PLATEAU

JOS

KOGI

LOKOJA

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