Nigerian Prisons Service
  31 INMATES MATRICULATE IN NOUN
 

The collaboration between the Nigerian Prisons Service and the National Open University of Nigeria has borne another fruit as some inmates of the Medium Security Prisons Kuje matriculate in the 2013/2014 academic session of the University 

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  ABBA MORO COMMISSIONS 25 OPERATIONAL VEHICLES
 

In an effort to ameliorate the perennial problem of ATP conegstion in the Nigerian Prisons, the Nigerian Prisons Service has added 25 vehicles comprising big and mini Black Maria vehicles, Ambulance and Water tanker, to its fleet of operational vehicles.

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  PRISONS STAFF COLLEGE PASSES OUT 29 DEPUTY CONTROLLERS OF PRISONS
 

The 6th DCP Command Course which commenced on the 15th of July at the Prisons Staff College, Barnawa, Kaduna was rounded off on the 6th of September, 2013 with a grand graduation ceremony that drew the presence of many dignitaries from within and outside the security agencies.    

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  THE DAURA JAILBREAK - THE TRUE FIGURE
 

The attention of the Nigerian Prisons Service has been drawn to the Daily Sun and Blueprint Newspapers publication on pages 14 and 8 respectively, on 6th of September, 2013 and also the weekend Leadership of 7th September, 2013.

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  PRISONS FC PROMOTED TO THE NIGERIAN PROFESSIONAL LEAGUE
 

The football Club of the Nigerian Prisons Service, aka Prisons FC have been promoted to the Nigerian Professional League following their exploits at the National Amateur League Division 1 where they came out tops at the just concluded 2012/2013 season.

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  PARAMILITARY HOUSE SCHEME FLAGGED OFF
 

The housing needs of men and women of the paramilitary Services in the Ministry of Interior is set to be addressed. A scheme to handle the issue has been kicked off under the Public Private Partnership arrangment. Beneficiaries would include officers and men of the Nigerian Prisons Service, Nigeria Immigration Service, Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corp, and Nigerian Fire Service.

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  MORE THAN 84 INMATE-UNDERGRADUATES IN PRISON
 

There are no less than 84 inmates in the Nigerian Prisons Service running various academic courses even in their incarceration.

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  MINISTER COMMENDS GOVERNOR SERIAKE DICKSON
 

The Minsiter of Interior, Comrade Abba Patrick Moro has commended Governor Dickson of Bayelsa State for his contribuition to the advancement of Criminal Justice in his State by partnering the Nigerian Prisons Service to build a prison in Yenagoa.

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  BAYELSA GETS A PRISON
 

History was made recently in Yenagoa as a 340 capacity prison there was commissioned by the Executive Governor of the State, Governor Seirake Dickson. The partnership between the State and the Nigerian Prisons Service culminated in the building and commissioning of the prison. 

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  ACTING CGI VISITS CGP
 

The Controller General of Nigerian Prisons Service (CGP), Mr Zakari Ohinoyi Ibrahim, MFR, mni has played host to the new Acting Comptroller General of Immigration (CGI), Rilwanu B. Musa, mni.

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  CHANGE OF GUARDS AT THE NATIONAL HEADQUARTERS
 

There has been a minor reshuffle at the Prisons National Headquarters. This is sequel to the elevation of three Assistant Controllers General of Prisons to the rank of Deputy Controller General. The officers are Alhaji Abubakar Y. Dagaci, mni, Mr Segun A. Bewaji and Mr Ogar T. Ebuta.

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  NPS GETS NEW DEPUTY CONTROLLERS GENERAL OF PRISONS
 

The Civil Defence, Fire, Immigration and Prisons Services Board (CDFIPB) has released the promotion of 3 new Deputy Controllers General of Prisons (DCGP). They are Alhaji Abubakar Y. Dagaci, Mr Segun A. Bewaji and Mr Ogar T. Ebuta, all former Assistant Controllers General of Prisons (ACGPs).

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  REVISED STANDING ORDERS IS HERE
 

The operations of the Nigerian Prisons is poised to take a turn for the better as the Controller-General of Prisons takes delivery of the Revised Edition of the Nigerian Prisons Service Operational Document, The Standing Orders, from the Federal Justice Sector Reform Coordinating Committee (FJSRCC). 

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  VOLUNTEERS GET AUTOMATIC EMPLOYMENT INTO THE NIGERIAN PRISONS SERVICE
 

It was payback time for some young volunteers at the Prisons Staff College Kaduna as they were offered automatic employment into the Nigerian Prisons Service.

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  CASE MANAGEMENT SYSTEM COMMISSIONED IN ENUGU
 

The plight of the inmates of the Nigerian Prisons Service, especially those awaiting trial is set to be aggressively addressed.

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  PRISONS MICROFINANCE BANK DEBUTS
 

It was a dream in 2008. The Administration of Mr Olusola Adigun Ogundipe, OFR, mni did the dreaming.

Today it is no longer a dream but a reality. The Administration of Mr Zakari Ibrahim Ohinoyi, MFR, mni did the hatching.

The Prisons Microfinance Bank is now a reality as it debuts in Ibadan, Oyo State.  

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  HOUSE COMMITTEE ON INTERIOR PAYS AN OVERSIGHT VISIT TO NPS
 

Hope has been rekindled for the Prisons Bill that has been lying in the Chambers of the National Assembly now for twelve years running.

The hope was made alive by Honourable Umar Mohammed Bature, the Chairman, House Committee on Interior during his Committee's visit to the National Headquarters of the Nigerian Prisons Service.

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  NPS AGRIC UNIT TO BE REVAMPED
 

The Federal Ministry of Interior in collaboration with Konsult Rabboni  strategises on how to revamp the Agricultutral Unit of the Nigerian Prisons Service for improved production which is aimed at not just the feeding of the Prisons inmates and Nigerians but also for exports in the long run....

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  OGUNDIPE BOWS OUT IN STYLE
 

After 34 years of meritorous service to his fatherland, Mr Olusola Adigun Ogundipe, OFR, mni was finally pulled out in a colourful ceremony held at the Prisons National Headquarters, Bill Clinton Drive, Airport Road, Abuja on the 27th of February, 2012. 

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  SECOND TRANCHE OF NPS STAFF SPECIAL CAR WELFARE SCHEME FLAGGED OFF
 

In continuation of the Nigerian Prisons Service Staff Special Car Welfare Scheme, the second batch of the cars were recently commissioned in Lagos by no less a person than the Honourable Minister of Interior himself, Comrade Abba Moro.

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  KOTON-KARFE PRISON ATTACK: "SHAPE UP OR SHIP OUT"
 

Following the attack on Koton-Karfe prison, in Kogi State, the Minister of Interior, Comrade Abba Moro summoned all Assistant Controllers-General of Prisons in charge of the Zones and the Controllers in charge of State Commands to his office in Garki, Abuja and there issued them a marching order to go and perform or face severe sanctions

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  NEW CGP MAKES HIS MAIDEN ADDRESS
 

Following his appointment as the Controller-General of Nigerian Prisons Service by President Goodluck Jonathan, Mr Zakari Ohinoyi Ibrahim, MFR, mni has delivered his maiden address to members of staff of the Nigerian Prisons Headquarters, Abuja.

Below are the details of his address.

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  2,527 OFFICERS PROMOTED
 

The Civil Defence, Immigration and Prisons Board has released the 2010 Promotional Interview results.

The results saw to the promotion of 2,527 officers to various ranks.

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  NPS GETS INDEMNIFIED FOR THE LOSS OF VEHICLE
 

A consortium of Insurance Companies led by the Mutual Benefits Assurance Plc recently made good the terms of contract entered into with the Nigerian Prisons Service by refurbishing and replacing touched and destroyed vehicles belonging to the Nigerian Prisons Service.

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  THE MOST MODERN REFORMATIVE AND CORRECTIONAL CENTRE COMMISSIONED IN IKOT EKPENE
 

On the 6th of July, 2011 President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan commissioned the new federal prison built by the Chief (Barr) Godswill Akpabio led Government of Akwa Ibom State.

The President was represented by the Vice President, Architect Namadi Sambo.

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  NOUN: ENUGU STANDS STILL FOR MATRICUALTING PRISONERS
 

The Governor of Enugu State, Barrister Sullivan Chime commissioned the National Open University of Nigeria Special Study Centre in Enugu Prison recently.

23 students also matriculated on the day, 13 of them inmates of the Prison

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  162 International Reformers Pass Out
 

Nigerian Prisons Service has taken the lead in the adminsitration of corrections in the West African subregion. This was made manifest as it successfully concludes the 19th ASP Basic Course International

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  512 Brand new cars distributed to Prisons Officers
 

The morale of Prisons officers were recently boosted as brand new cars were distributed to members of staff of the Nigerian Prisons Service.

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