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$18m settlement for 3 Cleveland men who spent 45yrs in prison...

Three Cleveland men, who were wrongfully convicted for a 1975 murder of a man during robbery and spent decades in prison, have reached an...

R. Kelly begs to be freed from prison

Disgraced American singer and songwriter, Robert Sylvester Kelly widely known as R. Kelly has made yet another plea to the judge to let him...

Inmates of Sapele prison set the facility on fire (video)

There was pandemonium on Monday April 27, as Sapele Prison was set on fire by protesting inmates of the correctional center. The inmates...

Breaking News: FG secures release of 60 Nigerians in Tanzanian prisons

The Federal Government said it has secured the release of 60 out of the 73 Nigerians serving various jail terms in Tanzanian prisons. It said...

President Buhari calls for prison decongestion

President Muhammadu Buhari has written to the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Ibrahim Tanko Muhammad, calling for speedy trials and decongestion of custodial centres...

Tension as Niger State sends 9 to prison over lockdown violation

Two magistrates courts in Niger state presided over by Murtala Ibrahim and Halima Mohammed have convicted nine persons in Minna who violated the lockdown...

Corrections officer allegedly attacked by Inmates over state of prison

Prison inmates has reportedly attacked a Florida Department of Corrections officer at a state prison Sunday afternoon before other prisoners and officers came to...

Kaduna correctional service finally admits inmates died during riot over suspected...

The Kaduna State command of the Nigeria Correctional Service (NCS) has finally admitted that some of its inmates died during a riot over a...

Indonesia frees 18,000 inmates from bursting jails over COVID-19 fears

Indonesia has released 18,000 inmates in a desperate bid to stop coronavirus from rampaging through its notoriously overcrowded prison system, authorities said Thursday. The mass...

Riot in Kaduna prison over suspected Coronavirus case

Inmates of Medium Custodial Centre in Kaduna engaged in a riot today March 31, over a rumoured suspected case of COVID-19 at the facility....

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