Nigeria Correctional Service denies deaths of eight inmates

The Niger State Command of the Nigeria Correctional Service refutes claims of eight inmates dying from hunger or under-feeding in its facility. According to a statement by the command’s Public Relations Officer,... Read more »

Daily inmate feeding allowance is N750, not N200 – NCoS

The Nigerian Correctional Service (NCoS) has clarified that each inmate in custodial facilities across the nation receives a daily feeding allowance of N750, countering the mischievous claim of N200 circulated in a... Read more »

Don’t reject ex-inmates, NCoS begs Nigerians

The Nigerian Correctional Service (NCoS) said ex-inmates were reformed during their stay in custodial centres, hence the need for Nigerians not to discriminate against them. The spokesperson for NCoS, Abubakar Umar, made this... Read more »

No jailbreak, attacks in 2023 – NCoS

The Nigerian Correctional Service (NCoS) says it recorded zero jailbreaks and attacks in all 253 custodial centres across the country in 2023. The spokesman, Assistant Controller of Corrections Abubakar Umar, disclosed this... Read more »

2024 budget: FG spends N720k to feed dogs daily

The Nigerian government is currently spending N720,000 to feed 900 security dogs everyday. The comptroller general, Nigerian Correctional Services (NCoS), Haliru Nababa, disclosed this during the 2024 budget defence of the National... Read more »