BREAKING: Federal agents arrest informants over Kuje jailbreak, Abuja attacks

Some individuals have been apprehended for leaking information to terrorists about troops’ locations and movements in and around Abuja. The four informants are in the custody of a security agency, according to PRNigeria. Their arrest followed investigations into the breach of the Medium Security Custodial Centre in Kuje, on the night of July 5. Also […]

BREAKING: Federal agents arrest informants over Kuje jailbreak, Abuja attacks

Alleged N109bn fraud: Court returns ex-Accountant General, Ahmed Idris, others to Kuje prison

Justice Jadesola Adeyemi-Ajayi of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) High Court sitting at Maitama, on Wednesday ordered that the former Accountant-General of the Federation, Ahmed Idris be returned to Kuje prison till July 28. The Judge ordered his return to prison pending the delivery of a ruling on whether to admit him and his co-accused […]

Alleged N109bn fraud: Court returns ex-Accountant General, Ahmed Idris, others to Kuje prison

I hid like a rat when Boko Haram attacked Kuje prison – DCP Abba Kyari

Suspended Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCP), Abba Kyari, has claimed he hid like a rat during the recent attack on the correctional facility in Kuje, federal capital territory (FCT). On July 5, 2022, gunmen attacked the prison and freed over 500 inmates, including suspected members of Boko Haram. There were rumours that Kyari and other […]

I hid like a rat when Boko Haram attacked Kuje prison – DCP Abba Kyari

Jailbreak: FCDA to demolish unauthorised buildings, shanties in Kuje

There are strong indications that owing to the recent jailbreak at the medium correctional centre in Kuje, the Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) has handed down a weeklong ultimatum for the demolition of unauthorized buildings and shanty settlements in the town. Already, the area council authority and its traditional ruler have given their consent for […]

Jailbreak: FCDA to demolish unauthorised buildings, shanties in Kuje

Group slams FG over Police recruitment, calls for probe of soldiers withdrawal from Kuje

The Muslim Media Watch Group of Nigeria, MMWG, Monday slammed the federal government for the recruitment shortage in the Nigeria Police Force, NPF. It also called for a probe on what led to the alleged withdrawal of some security personnel from the Correctional Centre 24 hours before the terrorists struck to know those who are […]

Group slams FG over Police recruitment, calls for probe of soldiers withdrawal from Kuje

Kuje prison break: NCoS makes clarification on inmates’ stolen money

The Nigerian Correctional Service (NCoS) has debunked reports that fleeing inmates from the Medium Security Custodial Centre, Kuje, during the attack, stole money (local and foreign currencies) belonging to their fellow inmates. The Service Public Relations Officer (SPRO), Mr Abubakar Umar, confirmed this in a statement on Saturday in Abuja. Some media reports had alleged […]

Kuje prison break: NCoS makes clarification on inmates’ stolen money

Kuje jailbreak: NCoS heightens security at Lagos prisons

The Nigerian Correctional Service (NCoS) has beefed up security in Lagos State following the Kuje jailbreak. The NCoS has two facilities in the state – Ikoyi Custodial Centre and Kirikiri (Medium, Female and Maximum) Security Prison. On Thursday, NCoS Lagos spokesman Rotimi Oladokun confirmed the reinforcement of security. Oladokun disclosed that the service personnel have […]

Kuje jailbreak: NCoS heightens security at Lagos prisons

Kuje jailbreak: Terrorists will feel successful if I cancel Senegal trip – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has explained why he did not cancel his trip to Senegal after the Kuje jailbreak. The President is scheduled to participate in the International Development Association (IDA) for Africa Summit in Dakar, Senegal. The IDA, a financial institution, which offers concessional loans and grants to developing countries, is a member of the […]

Kuje jailbreak: Terrorists will feel successful if I cancel Senegal trip – Buhari

Kuje jailbreak: No terrorist attack will make us bow – Keyamo

Festus Keyamo, Nigeria’s Minister of State for Labour and Employment, has said no amount of terrorist attacks in Nigeria will make the Buhari-led administration bow to elements threatening the country’s freedom and happiness. Keyamo expressed confidence that all will be sorted out in Nigeria soonest. He urged Nigerians to be resolute to overcome forces of […]

Kuje jailbreak: No terrorist attack will make us bow – Keyamo

BREAKING: Osinachi: Court sends ‘Ekwueme’ singer’s husband to Kuje prison

A High Court of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) in Wuse has remanded Peter Nwachukwu, husband of late gospel singer, Osinachi in Kuje prison. Justice Ngozi Nwosu-Iheme ordered that Nwachukwu remains in custody until the conclusion of his trial. She gave the order despite Nwachukwu pleading not guilty to the 23-count charge against him. The […]

BREAKING: Osinachi: Court sends ‘Ekwueme’ singer’s husband to Kuje prison