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ISIS terrorist stands over 3 bound prisoners, what happens next is sickening
Wed, 30 Mar 2016 03:57:00 -0500
OnlineNigeria.com

 – ISIS has released new propaganda showing the execution of three prisoners  – The three Kurdish men had their heads cut off and were then displayed
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Immunity, Land Use, three others top Yar’Adua’s list
Wednesday, January 07, 2009
From Yusuf Alli, Managing Editor, Northern Operation

There were strong indications yesterday that the Federal Government may favour a review of about five items in the 1999 Constitution.
Posted By : OnlineNigeria.com
 
Day Adeboye Wept For Prisoners
Friday, December 19, 2008
By Femi Anjorin

The General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, Pastor Enoch Adejare Adeboye, yesterday, narrated how he wept for prisoners at the Kirikiri Maximum Prison, on his first visit to the pris...
Posted By : OnlineNigeria.com
 
Drug mule pensioners: The new couriers of choice
Thursday, December 04, 2008
Terri Judd

Drugs mules Ambrozine Heron, 77, left and her daughter, Paulette Chambers, 49, both of Smethwick, West Midlands, were found guilty of trying to smuggle in £1m worth of cocaine in Heron's mobility vehi...
Posted By : OnlineNigeria.com
 
Rights group calls for death penalty moratorium in Nigeria
Tuesday, October 21, 2008
AFP

Amnesty International on Tuesday criticised major failings in Nigeria's criminal justice system and called on the government to immediately put in place a moratorium on capital punishment.
Posted By : OnlineNigeria.com
 
Pregnant prisoners! ‘Judges are to blame’
Wednesday, October 08, 2008
By MIKE JIMOH

The Prisons Public Relations Officer, Lagos Command, Mr Ope Fatinikun, has laid the blame of prison pregnancies at the doorstep of the judiciary.
Posted By : OnlineNigeria.com
 
Timely relief: How Mrs Akpabio saved the lives of phone thieves at Ikot Ekepne prisions
Tuesday, August 05, 2008
From JOE EFFIONG, Uyo

Two young men in Ikot Ekpene would ever remain grateful to the wife of Akwa Ibom state governor, Mrs Ekaette Godswill Akpabio for saving them from the hangman’s noose over a GSM handset, or was it bec...
Posted By : Cassie
 
Niger Delta: Life in the Creeks
Monday, July 21, 2008
By MURPHY GANAGANA, Abuja

Fate has been cruel and brutish to us in the past four years.
Posted By : Cassie
 
Prison yard is hell, says man, 49, who regains freedom after 7 years in prison without trial
Saturday, July 05, 2008
By GABRIEL DIKE, Osogbo

It was sweet freedom for a man who was detained in prison for seven years based on unjustified allegations. The victim of the unlawful incarceration, Mr. Tajudeen Atanda, recently painted a tragic pic...
Posted By : OnlineNigeria.com
 
Nigerian drug smugglers buried day after execution
Saturday, June 28, 2008
Agus Maryono and Suherdjoko

Two Nigerians executed by firing squad on Nusakambangan prison island for drug smuggling were buried Friday at Nirbaya, about six kilometers from the prison on the same island.
Posted By : OnlineNigeria.com
 
Baby, 6 months sues FG over rights
Saturday, April 05, 2008
By Chioma Okezie-Okeh

Sometime in the October 2007, baby Onyekachi was born with no guilt or offence. Though he is innocent, and came to the world a free entity, he was welcomed by the waiting hands of midwives within the ...
Posted By : OnlineNigeria.com
 
How to live long, by Adeboye
Thursday, February 21, 2008
From MOSHOOD ADEBAYO, Abeokuta

The General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG), Pastor Enoch Adeboye, has said that apart from the grace of God, forthrightness before Him also promotes longevity.
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Ghana jails 2 UK teenage drug agents nine months
Thursday, January 24, 2008
By Sun News Publishing

Two British teenagers have been sentenced to nine months in prison for trying to smuggle cocaine out of Ghana, a spokesman for Britain's Foreign Office said Wednesday.
Posted By : OnlineNigeria.com
 
We have no petition to probe Obasanjo - Aondoakaa
Tuesday, January 08, 2008
From JAMES OJO, Abuja.

The Federal Government on Monday denied receiving any petition asking for the probe of the eight-year rule of Chief Olusegun Obasanjo. It promised that the administration of President Umaru Yar’Adua w...
Posted By : OnlineNigeria.com
 
At Kirikiri Prisons, Interior Minister turns preacher
Tuesday, January 08, 2008
By MIKE JIMOH & PAUL OMO-OBADAN

At exactly 11.45am last Tuesday, a convoy of cars driving the Minister of Interior, Mr Godwin Abbe, screeched to a halt before the entrance of the biggest detention facility in Lagos. It was his first...
Posted By : OnlineNigeria.com
 
Day Agodi prison inmates went gaga
Sunday, September 16, 2007
By AKEEB ALARAPE, Ibadan

Those who saw Mrs. Maureen Omeili, Oyo State Comptroller of Prisons, on Tuesday, September 11, could not but agree that she was not in her best form. Ditto her staff. They were evidently in shock. The...
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Nigeria's anti-gay witch-hunt
Thursday, August 30, 2007
Peter Tatchell

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Insecurity worries Yar’Adua…Vows to revisit Police Trust Fund
Wednesday, June 27, 2007
By MURPHY GANAGANA, Abuja

President Umaru Musa Yar’Adua has decried the high level of insecurity across the country, lamenting that Nigerians have been compelled to live like prisoners in their homes.
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Chief Audu Ogbe recently spoke with newsmen in his Gboko road resident
Friday, April 20, 2007
From ROSE EJEMBI, Makurdi

Former National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party and now one of the founding fathers of the Action Congress, Chief Audu Ogbe recently spoke with newsmen in his Gboko road resident in Makurdi.
Posted By : OnlineNigeria.com
 
U.N. investigator finds torture routine in Nigeria
Saturday, March 10, 2007
CNN News

Nigerian police routinely torture suspects, shooting them in the legs, beating them and hanging them from the ceiling for long periods, the U.N. Special Rapporteur on Torture said on Friday.
Posted By : OnlineNigeria.com
 
Ike Ibeabuchhi begs president George Bush - `I’m tired of jail`
Friday, February 23, 2007
By BEN MEMULETIWON

Nigeria’s boxing icon, now languishing in gaol in the United States of America, Ike Ibeabuchi, has appealed to President George Bush to intervene in his case, saying he has learnt a lot of lessons in ...
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LIKE ‘MOTHER’, LIKE ‘SON’!...How King’s mentor was almost nailed for murder
Monday, January 22, 2007
By Chika Abanobi

Like father, like son. Like root, like offshoot. Like stem, like branch. Those are the best aphorisms that may be used to describe the Rev. King phenomenon as there now appears to be a parallel to the...
Posted By : OnlineNigeria.com
 
JAIL BREAK! Protesters storm Kaduna prison, release 48 inmates
Monday, October 23, 2006
By KENNY ASHAKA, Kaduna

The serene atmosphere of Saminaka in Kaduna State was last Tuesday shattered as thousands of protesters stormed the prison in the town and freed 48 inmates.
Posted By : OnlineNigeria.com
 
MONDAY QUARTER-BACKING: BEKO IS GONE - BUT HIS SPIRIT LIVES ON! (A Personal Retrospection)
Saturday, October 07, 2006
Mobolaji E. Aluko, PhD

This is the third ode to a fallen person that I have written in under 5 years: one to Chief Bola Ige, assassinated in cold-blood in his own home on December 23, 2001; another to Mrs. Stella Obasanjo,...
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INNOCENT PRISONER *Three-year-old boy, who ‘served’ jail term with father and grandma regains freedom
Tuesday, August 08, 2006
JOE EFFIONG, Uyo

The gates of the Uyo Prisons were opened last Friday, August 4, 2006 to release a 75-year-old widow, Madam Atim James Udoh, who spent three months in jail with her three-year-old grandson.....
Posted By : Anna
 
Dialogue for peace, through language and education
Thursday, July 13, 2006
By Olu Obafemi

The Nigerian Presidency and UNESCO held the First African Regional Conference on peace through dialogue....
Posted By : Anna
 
10,000 Nigerians in UK prisons to be deported
Monday, July 10, 2006
By BEN OKEZIE, London

Nigerians residing in Britain who have been booked for alleged criminal activities may soon be deported....
Posted By : Anna
 
Anarchy in Onitsha: Matters arising
Wednesday, June 28, 2006
The Guardian

ONCE again, Anambra State, Onitsha in particular, boiled over for about four days, starting from Thursday, June 15, 2006....
Posted By : Anna
 
He was jailed as a fake lawyer, but went back to win more cases, until arrested again and detained by the SSS
Sunday, June 25, 2006
By Wole Mosadomi, Minna

HIS name is Tsetim Tarvihi. Born about 35 years ago in Benue state, Tsetim popularly referred to as young lawyer because of his youthful look and love for the profession has never seen the four walls ...
Posted By : Anna
 
Onitsha: Hoodlums free 240 prisons inmates
Tuesday, June 20, 2006
By Anayo Okoli

AWKA — THE bloody crisis rocking the commercial city of Onitsha escalated Sunday night after suspected miscreants stormed the Onitsha prisons and set about 240 inmates free. Governor Peter Obi who, w...
Posted By : Anna
 
Onitsha crisis deepens
Tuesday, June 20, 2006
By GEOFFREY ANYANWU, Awka, NWABUEZE OKONKWO, Onitsha and GREAT OSIBEROHA, Aguata

More than 200 prison inmates were Monday set free by suspected hoodlums in Onitsha as the mob war which broke out in the troubled city at the weekend defied trouble-shooting efforts of the government.
Posted By : Anna
 
Nigeria kidnappers demand $1.5bn and control of oil
Wednesday, January 18, 2006
By Simon Freeman and agencies

Separatist rebels holding four foreign oil workers in Nigeria have demanded a $1.5 billion ransom, the release of tribal prisoners and complete control of the Delta's oil wealth in return for the host...
Posted By : OnlineNigeria.com
 
Nigeria set to free 25 000 prisoners
Thursday, January 05, 2006
By Sapa-AFP

Nigeria will release 25 000 prisoners from its overcrowded jails, including people carrying the HI virus and other potentially deadly diseases, Justice Minister Bayo Ojo told journalists on Wednesday.
Posted By : OnlineNigeria.com
 
Jail break averted, 8 injured
Sunday, November 20, 2005
Champion

OLD Abeokuta prison was visibly shaken yesterday as scores of its inmates protesting long detention without trial, attacked the prison officials who however, resisted an attempted jail break.
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I’m a proof that an ex-convict can still be useful –Rev Kayode Williams
Sunday, November 20, 2005
By NICHOLAS OHWO

Revd. Solomon Olumuyiwa Kayode Williams is a penitent ex-convict and director-general of a non-governmental organisation, Prison Rehabilitation Ministry International (PREMI) with its national secreta...
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Ritual child murders spark 'revenge attacks'
Friday, October 21, 2005
By Ade Obisesan

Avenging lynch mobs have seized and burnt alive more than 20 suspected kidnappers in the past month in and around the Nigerian city of Lagos where terrified residents have taken extreme measures to st...
Posted By : OnlineNigeria.com
 
Nigeria To Hold Public Inquiry Into Police, Army Clash
Saturday, October 08, 2005
Dow Jones

Nigeria will hold a public inquiry into a clash between police and soldiers in which at least 1 civilian was killed, a police station set ablaze and hundreds of prisoners freed, officials said.
Posted By : OnlineNigeria.com
 
Nigerian drug mules 'on the rise'
Sunday, October 02, 2005
By Christine Jeavans

The number of Nigerian women in British jails on drugs charges has risen almost sixfold in three years, say Home Office figures supplied to BBC News website.
Posted By : OnlineNigeria.com
 
FG confirms Ehindero as IGP• Grants 150 prisoners pardon
Friday, September 30, 2005
By LUCKY NWANKWERE, Abuja and JOE OMOKARO, Lagos

The Federal Government has confirmed the appointment of Mr. Sunday Ehindero as the Inspector-General of Police, rating his performance as acting police boss high.
Posted By : OnlineNigeria.com
 
Nigeria in a fix over 25,000 inmates awaiting trial
Saturday, September 03, 2005
AFP

A top Nigerian prisons official warned the government yesterday against freeing thousands of inmates kept for years behind bars without trial, saying it would be like releasing “poison” onto the stree...
Posted By : OnlineNigeria.com
 
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