Nigerian Prisons Service

The Nigerian Prisons Service has a total of 240 holding facilities comprising the following:

Below is the summary of the number of holding facilities per State and the Federal Capital Territory.
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NIGERIAN PRISONS SERVICE
STATE BY STATE DISTRIBUTION OF PRISON FACILITIES IN NIGERIA

S/N

STATE

NO OF FACILITIES

1

Lagos

5

2

Ogun

7

3

Kaduna

15

4

Katsina

11

5

Jigawa

11

6

Kano

10

7

Bauchi

13

8

Gombe

5

9

Adamawa

17

10

Borno

15

11

Taraba

12

12

Yobe

8

13

Niger

8

14

Kwara

5

15

Kebbi

10

16

Zamfara

5

17

Sokoto

5

18

Federal Capital Territory

3

19

Abia

3

20

Akwa Ibom

5

21

Imo

3

22

Cross River

6

23

Rivers

4

24

Bayelsa

1

25

Oyo

3

26

Osun

2

27

Ondo

5

28

Ekiti

1

29

Anambra

4

30

Edo

6

31

Delta

5

32

Ebonyi

2

33

Enugu

4

34

Benue

3

35

Nasarawa

5

36

Plateau

7

37

Kogi

6

 

Grand total

240

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