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Rivers Seeks to Stop Release of Freed 150 Prisoners

Rivers Seeks to Stop Release of Freed 150 Prisoners

[responsivevoice] Rivers State Government has gone to court to stop the release of 150 inmates who had been in prison for over eight years without facing trial. A Rivers State High Court had in December ordered the release of the 150 inmates of the Port Harcourt Correctional Centre after it found out that they had

Belgium Court Jails Islamist Group Members

A Belgium court has sentenced, to prison terms, the leader of a group that sent Jihadists to Syria, in what was described as the biggest trial of its kind in the country. The court found a total of 45 members of the Sharia4Belgium group guilty of terror-related offences. The leader of the terrorist organization, Fouad

Jordan To Swap Prisoner With ISIS

Jordan authorities have said that they are ready to hand over an Iraqi woman on death row in exchange for a Jordanian pilot being held hostage by Islamic State militants. The decision comes ahead of a 24-hour deadline by IS to kill Moaz al-Kasasbeh and Japanese hostage, Kenji Goto. The ultimatum was issued in a

Ado Ekiti Prison Attacked

There are reports of an early morning attack on the Ado Ekiti Prisons along Afao Ekiti road, Ekiti State on Monday. Although details of the attack were still hazy as at the time of filing this report, eyewitnesses said prison officers and other security agents were able to repel the attack while some of the

Police Re-arrests 12 Prison Escapees

Men of the Nigeria Prison Service, NPS have re-arrested 12 out of the 144 inmates who escaped from the Koton-Karfe Prisons, Kogi State on Sunday, November 3. At about 9.30 pm on Sunday, unknown gunmen reportedly invaded the prison premises and released the 144 inmates from the facility where 26 convicts and 119 inmates awaiting

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