Nigerian Prisons Service

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The Nigerian Prisons Service (NPS) is a government agency of Nigeria which operates prisons. The agency is headquartered in Abuja,[1] and it is under the supervision of the Ministry of the Interior and the Civil Defence Immigration and Prisons Board.[2]

Demographics[edit]

As of 2015 there were 56,785 inmates in Nigeria, with 18,000 of them being sentenced.[3]

Prisons[edit]

As of 2014 it has 240 prisons.[4] 155 are prisons for convicts and 83 are satellite facilities.[2]

Prisons include:[5]

Adamawa State:

Ebonyi State:

Federal Capital Territory:

Lagos State:

Yobe State:

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "INVITATION TO TENDER FOR THE SUPPLY OF COOKING GAS TO NIGERIAN PRISONS SERVICE, FOR THE PERIOD 1ST JANUARY TO 31ST DECEMBER, 2015." Nigerian Prisons Service. Retrieved on March 22, 2016. "NATIONAL HEADQUARTERS, BILL CLINTON DRIVE, AIRPORT ROAD, ABUJA."
  2. ^ a b "About The Service." Nigerian Prisons Service. Retrieved on March 22, 2016.
  3. ^ "Justice forgotten." The Economist. August 1, 2015. Retrieved on March 22, 2016.
  4. ^ "Prisons & Capacities." Nigerian Prisons Service. Retrieved on March 22, 2016.
  5. ^ "NIGERIAN PRISONS SERVICE PRISONS AND CAPACITIES." Nigerian Prisons Service. Retrieved on March 22, 2016.
  6. ^ Chiama, Paul. "Nigeria’s Famous Prisons" (Archive). Leadership. August 7, 2015. Retrieved on March 22, 2016.

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