Prisons

Shocking Letter of Benin Prison Escapee to Obaseki

Shocking Letter of Benin Prison Escapee to Obaseki 1

An escapee from Nigerian Correctional facilities in Benin, otherwise known as Benin prison, has written to the Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki, apologising for escaping from the facility. The inmate who identified himself as Osaro Oyidan, in the open letter circulating on social media graphically painted a picture of his escape from Benin Prison and his journey to Sokoto. He ...

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Edo State Govt Imposes 24-hour Curfew after Hoodlums Freed Prisoners

Gov Godwin Obaseki curfew

After suspected hoodlums on Monday hijacked the #EndSARS protests in Benin City, Edo State capital and freed prisoners, the Edo State Government has imposed a 24-hour curfew across the state till further notice. The government in a statement obtained by The Street Reporters Newspaper said: The curfew is to take effect from 4pm, October 19, 2020. This decision has become ...

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Coming Soon: The Pen in Jail By Agba Jalingo

The Pen in Jail By Agba Jalingo

The Pen In Jail, a book by freed Journalist, Agba Jalingo, examines the broader issue of corruption, institutional failure, overbearing tendencies of political leaders, senseless idiosyncrasies, and the tendency to whittle down good governance and destroy institutions. The Pen In Jail takes Cross River state as a case study and looks at the poverty index, social development indicators, the infrastructure ...

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COVID-19 Scare: Minister Wants Speedy Decongestion Correctional Centres Nationwide

COVID-19 Scare: Minister Wants Speedy Decongestion Correctional Centres Nationwide 2

..Over 52,000 Imates on Awaiting Trial in Nation’s Correctional Facilities – Controller General of Corrections Minister of Interior, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola has called for immediate decongestion of all the Correctional Centres in the country as a measure to ensure that the Coronavirus disease, otherwise known as COVID-19 does not find its way into any of the Centres. Ogbeni Aregbesola made ...

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