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Prisoners to vote in 2019 -INEC

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Tuesday announced that it is making arrangements with prison authorities to ensure that prison inmates participate in the 2019 general elections.This was revealed during a session…

Democracy Day: Lalong pardons 6 prisoners

Gov. Simon Lalong of Plateau on Monday granted pardon to six prisoners as the state celebrated the 2017 Democracy Day.Lalong announced the gesture while presenting his scorecard in the last two years to stakeholders in Jos.He,…

Gov. Ganduje frees 50 prisoners

Gov. Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State has freed 50 inmates who are serving different jail terms at the Kurmawa Central Prison in Kano.The governor, who ordered the release of the inmates during his visit to the prison in Kano on Monday,…

83 Nigerians Deported From UK

The United Kingdom has reportedly deported no fewer than 83 Nigerians who are expected to arrive in the country on today, Wednesday.According to reports, some of the deported Nigerians had been living in the United Kingdom with expired…

Edo Govt Defends Execution Of Three Prisoners

Following the accusation made against the Edo State government shortly after the execution of three prisoners by a group, the Legal Defence and Assistance Project (LEDAP), the government has revealed the circumstances sorrounding the said…

Abia Governor Pardons 20 Prisoners

The Abia State Governor, Okezie Ikpeazu on Saturday ordered the release of 20 prisoners convicted of stealing, armed robbery, conspiracy, intent to commit felony among other offences.The release of the prisoners by the Governor was on…