Tag: Prison

Federal Government To Stop Feeding Of Prison Inmates

By Christiana Nwaogu, Leadership Newspaper The federal government is to stop feeding the over 75, 507 inmates in the 

IN THIS PHOTO: CrossRiverWatch publisher and rights activist, Citizen Agba Jalingo raises both hands outside the Medium Custodial Center of the Nigerian Correctional Service in Calabar, the Cross River State capital (popularly referred to as Afokang prison) to celebrate his release after 179 days in detention following his admission to bail by Justice Sule Shuaibu of the Calabar Division of the Federal High Court. 17/2/2020. Credit: CrossRiverWatch/Oto-Obong Clement

Why I Preferred Prison To Police Detention BY AGBA JALINGO

In prison, there is an open-out by 9 am. You can come out from your cell and walk around


Civic Space: Groups Condemn Remand Of Rights Lawyer By Akwa Ibom Chief Judge, Demand His Release

By CrossRiverWatch Admin Listen To The Article Civic space actors, political and civil society groups have condemned the remand


BREAKING: Two Afokang Inmate Test Positive For COVID-19, Immediate Past Controller Dies

By Archibong Jeremiah Two inmates of the Nigeria Correctional Service, Cross River State Custodial Center has tested positive for


COVID-19 Isolation Center Set Up In Afokang Prison

By Nsa Gill, The Nation Newspaper To prevent the outbreak of any dangerous disease in Calabar Correctional Service Custodial


August 22 Is Chapter Two Of My Soon-To-Be-Released Book, ‘The Pen In Jail’ BY AGBA JALINGO

Today is August 22, 2020, exactly one year since I was abducted from my home to begin a treason


Kaduna Prison Mandates Families Of Slain Inmates To Sign Undertaking Before Releasing Bodies

By CrossRiverWatch Admin Officials at the Kaduna custodial centre have demanded that relatives of inmates who died during the April 1


Episode 3: Inside Afokang Prison With Agba Jalingo – COVID-19 Threat

This is a series about life in Afokang prison Calabar by Agba Jalingo. Agba Jalingo was remanded in prison


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