Nigerian Prisons Service

We have a total of 234 prisons spread across the 36 States and FCT. The Prisons, the State of their siting and their original capacities are presented below

LIST OF PRISONS AND CAPACITY
S/NO. PRISON State CAPACITY  No of prisons/state
1 Max. Sec. Kirikiri Lagos 1,056 5
2 Med. Sec. Kirikiri Lagos 704  
3 Female Lagos 106  
4 Ikoyi Lagos 800  
5 Badagry Lagos 130  
6 Abeokuta Ogun 502 6
7 Ijebu-Ode Ogun 49  
8 Ilaro Ogun 126  
9 Shagamu Ogun 48  
10 Borstal Ogun 39  
11 New MSP Ab Ogun    
12 Birnin Gwari Kaduna 100 15
13 Kaduna Kaduna 548  
14 Kafanchan Kaduna 110  
15 Kakuri Prison Camp Kaduna 446  
16 Zaria Kaduna 378  
17 Kujama Kaduna 350  
18 Borstal Kaduna 208  
19 Kachia Satellite Kaduna 70  
20 Saminaka Satellite Kaduna 100  
21 Soba Satellite Kaduna 82  
22 Manchok Satellite Kaduna 70  
23 Gwantu Satellite Kaduna 50  
24 Kwoi Satellite Kaduna 70  
25 Ikara Satellite Kaduna 20  
26 Makarfi Satellite Kaduna 100  
27 MSP Daura (New) Katsina 320 21
28 Daura Old Katsina 100  
29 Katsina Katsina 238  
30 MSP Funtua Katsina 320  
31 Dutsinma Satellite Katsina 50  
32 Kankia Satellite Katsina 50  
33 Malumfashi Satellite Katsina 50  
34 Jibia Satellite Katsina 50  
35 Mani Satellite Katsina 50  
36 Musawa Satellite Katsina 50  
37 Jngawa Katsina 50  
38 Hadejia New Katsina 320  
39 Kazaure Katsina 150  
40 Gumel Katsina 480  
41 Birnin Kudu Farm Katsina 300  
42 Birnin Kudu Satellite Katsina 50  
43 Gwaram Satellite Katsina 20  
44 Dutse Satellite Katsina 50  
45 Ringim Satellite Katsina 20  
46 Jahum Satellite Katsina 50  
47 Garki-Satellite Katsina 24  
48 Goron Dutse Kano 600 10
49 Kano Central Kano 690  
50 Wudil Kano 160  
51 Gwarzo New Satellite Kano 60  
52 Bichi Satellite Kano 50  
53 Rano Satellite Kano 80  
54 Tudun Wada Satellite Kano 20  
55 Sumaila Satellite Kano 80  
56 Kiru Satellite Kano 50  
57 Dawakin Tofa Satellite Kano 50  
58 Azare Bauchi 152 13
59 Bauchi Bauchi 500  
60 Misau Bauchi 120  
61 Ningi Bauchi 110  
62 MSP Jama'are Bauchi 320  
63 Alkaleri Satellite Bauchi 50  
64 Burra Satellite Bauchi 20  
65 Darazo Satellite Bauchi 30  
66 Tora Satellite Bauchi 30  
67 Gamawa Satellite Bauchi 36  
68 Shira Satellite Bauchi 20  
69 Tafawa Balewa Satellite Bauchi 50  
70 Katagun Satellite Bauchi 30  
71 Gombe Gombe 380 5
72 Tula Gombe 120  
73 Cham Satellite Gombe 60  
74 Billiri Satellite Gombe 52  
75 Bajoga Satellite Gombe 26  
76 Yola Adamawa 500 17
77 Mubi Adamawa 400  
78 Jimeta Adamawa 300  
79 Numan Adamawa 400  
80 Ganye Adamawa 200  
81 Jada Adamawa 100  
82 Michika Satellite Adamawa 100  
83 Gombi Satellite Adamawa 50  
84 Hong Satellite Adamawa 50  
85 Dumne Satellite Adamawa 50  
86 Guyuk Satellite Adamawa 80  
87 Kojoli Satellite Adamawa 50  
88 Mayobelwa Satellite Adamawa 50  
89 Shelleng Satellite Adamawa 50  
90 Maina Satellite Adamawa 50  
91 Gulak Saterllite Adamawa 100  
92 Karlami Satellite Adamawa 50  
93 Bama Borno 320 15
94 Biu Borno 130  
95 New Maiduguri Borno 680  
96 Gwoza Borno 150  
97 Maiduguri Farm Centre Borno 120  
98 Maximum Sec. Maiduguri Borno 1,600  
99 Mongono Satellite Borno 36  
100 Kukawa Satellite Borno 70  
101 Gamboru-Ngala Satellite Borno 76  
102 Kumshe Satellite Borno 50  
103 Konduga Satellite Borno 30  
104 Damasak Satellite Borno 30  
105 Askira Satellite Borno 50  
106 Shani Satellite Borno 50  
107 Kwayakusar Satellite Borno 30  
108 Jalingo Taraba 250 12
109 New Wukari Taraba 320  
110 Serti Taraba 150  
111 Gembu Taraba 200  
112 Zing Satellite Taraba 100  
113 Takum Satellite Taraba 100  
114 Baissa Satellite Taraba 100  
115 Bali Satellite Taraba 100  
116 Lau Satellite Taraba 80  
117 Gassol Satellite Taraba 100  
118 M/Biyu Satellite Taraba 50  
119 Karin - Lamido Satellite Taraba 100  
120 Gashua Yobe 104 8
121 Nguru Yobe 94  
122 MSP Potiskum Yobe 832  
123 Dapchi Satellite Yobe 30  
124 Damagun Satellite Yobe 30  
125 Geidam Satellite Yobe 30  
126 Damaturu Satellite Yobe 30  
127 Fika Satellite Yobe 30  
128 Agaie Niger 60 8
129 Bida Niger 200  
130 MSP Kotongora Niger 320  
131 MSP Minna Niger 320  
132 Lapai Niger 62  
133 Minna Niger 150  
134 New - Bussa Niger 288  
135 Kagara Niger 50  
136 Ilorin Kwara 122 4
137 Ilorin new/Mandala Kwara 160  
138 Lafiagi Kwara 34  
139 Borstal Kwara 200  
140 Old Kebbi Kebbi 200 10
141 New Kebbi Kebbi 480  
142 Argungu Kebbi 320  
143 Zuru Kebbi 200  
144 Yelwa Yauri Kebbi 100  
145 Kamba Satellite Kebbi 50  
146 Kangiwa Satellite Kebbi 50  
147 Jega Satellite Kebbi 50  
148 Bagundu Satellite Kebbi 46  
149 Wara Satellite Kebbi 30  
150 Gusau MSP Zamfara 832 5
151 Talata Mafara Sat. Zamfara 100  
152 Maru Satellite Zamfara 60  
153 Gumi Satellite Zamfara 50  
154 Kaura Namoda Sat. Zamfara 136  
155 Sokoto Sokoto 576 5
156 Farm Centre Bissalam Sokoto 250  
157 Gwadabawa Satellite Sokoto 36  
158 Wurno Satellite Sokoto 36  
159 Tambuwal Satellite Sokoto 36  
160 Suleja FCT 250 3
161 Kuje FCT 320  
162 Dukpa Farm center FCT 150  
163 Aba Abia 500 3
164 Umuahia Abia 400  
165 Arochukwu Abia 180  
166 Abak Akwa Ibom 200 5
167 Eket Akwa Ibom 124  
168 Ikot-Abasi Akwa Ibom 230  
169 Ikot-Ekpene Akwa Ibom 400  
170 Uyo Akwa Ibom 614  
171 Owerri Imo 548 3
172 Okigwe Imo 540  
173 Orreh Farm Imo 100  
174 Adim Farm Cross River 200 6
175 Calabar Cross River 250  
176 Obubra Cross River 128  
177 Obudu Cross River 50  
178 Ogoja Cross River 400  
179 Ikom Cross River 200  
180 Ahoada Rivers 150 4
181 Degema Rivers 200  
182 Elele Farm Rivers 200  
183 Port-Harcourt Rivers 804  
184 Agodi Oyo 294 3
185 Oyo Oyo 52  
186 Ogbomoso Oyo 250  
187 Ile-Ife Osun 320 7
188 Ilesa Osun 586  
189 Okitipupa Ondo 66  
190 MSP-Ondo Ondo 80  
191 Owo Ondo 180  
192 Akure Ondo 320  
193 Female Ondo 80  
194 Ado-Ekiti Ekiti 200 1
195 Awka Anambra 238 3
196 Onitsha Anambra 326  
197 Aguata Anambra 80  
198 Benin(Old) Edo 230 6
199 Benin(New) Edo 1,216  
200 Ogba Farm Edo 106  
201 Ozalla Farm Edo 200  
202 Ubiaja Edo 140  
203 Auchi Edo 200  
204 Warri Delta 308 5
205 Ogwuashi-Uku Delta 64  
206 Sapele Delta 294  
207 Agbor Delta 170  
208 Kwale Delta 262  
209 Abakaliki Ebonyi 388 2
210 Afikpo Ebonyi 200  
211 Enugu Enugu 638 4
212 Ibite-Olo Enugu 250  
213 Nsukka Enugu 186  
214 Oji River Enugu 320  
215 Gboko Benue 810 3
216 MSP Makurdi Benue 480  
217 Otukpo Benue 118  
218 Lafia Nasarawa 300 4
219 Wamba Nasarawa 68  
220 Keffi Nasarawa 130  
221 Nassarawa Nasarawa 104  
222 Jos Plateau 1,150 7
223 Lamingo Prison Camp Plateau 84  
224 Lakushi Farm center Plateau 150  
225 Pankshin Plateau 162  
226 Shedam Plateau 130  
227 Wase Plateau 100  
228 Langtang Plateau 150  
229 Ankpa Kogi 30 6
230 Dekina Kogi 34  
231 Idah Kogi 102  
232 Koton-Karfe Kogi 50  
233 Kabba Kogi 200  
234 Okene Kogi 114  
                   TOTAL      47,284 234
Contact Info
NATIONAL HEADQUARTERS,

Bill Clinton Drive, Airport Road, Abuja

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info@prisons.gov.ng
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