Publisher and former Presidential candidate, Dele Momodu, has condemned the clash between operatives of the Department of State Security and men of the Nigeria Correctional Service, at the Federal High Court in Lagos on Tuesday July 25, over the suspended governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Godwin Emefiele.
The News Agency of Nigeria reports that Emefiele was charged by the office of the Attorney General of the Federation under the Ministry of Justice.
The Service Public Relations Officer, Assistant Comptroller of Corrections Abubakar Umar, dismissed the claim in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) Monday in Abuja.
Its Public Relations Officer, Abubakar Umar, who disclosed this to the News Agency of Nigeria on Wednesday in Abuja, however said that the term ‘condemned criminal’ had been abrogated.
Checks by the News Agency of Nigeria in the two states indicated that 150 of them are in Kano and 75 are languishing in Kaduna cells.
This was contained in a statement by the Public Relations Officer of the command, Chukwuedo Humphrey, on Monday.
The Public Relations Officer, FCT Command, NCoS, Chukwuedo Humphrey, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) Tuesday in Abuja that the two inmates were still in custody.
The News Agency of Nigeria reports that scores of terrorists had on July 5, launched a daring attack on the facility and bombed their way in.
The Service Public Relations Officer, Abubakar Umar, reacted to the development in a statement on Saturday in Abuja.
The list, which carries the names and photographs of the wanted terrorists and other inmates, was the first to be issued by the Service
Ugwu, who was released from prison in 2018 after serving a 21-year jail term, bagged a Second Class (lower division) degree in Peace and Conflict Resolution from NOUN, Awka Study Centre.
This followed a deadly attack on the Kuje Correctional Centre by gunmen on Tuesday night, PRNigeria reports.
This was contained in a statement issued by DSC Juliet Ofoni, the Command’s Public Relations Officer, on Saturday.
Ojukwu, prime suspect in the alleged murder of the Chief Executive Officer of Super TV, Usifo Ataga in June 2021, is standing trial for the offence at the Lagos High Court, Tafawa Balewa Square (TBS), Lagos.
A statement signed Controller of Corrections, Public Relations of Enobore, dismissed the reports credited to Controller General of Corrections (CGC), Haliru Nababa, alleging that some mischief makers are responsible for spreading “unfounded” statement.
The Minister of Interior, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, had declared the centres nationwide as “red flag zones’’ for any form of attacks.
ASC Geofrey Longdiem, the Public Relations Officer (PRO) of the command, disclosed this to the News Agency of Nigeria on Tuesday in Jos.
Rev. Fr Polycarp Lubo, the Chairman of the association in the state, condemned the development in an interview.
Adebisi told the News Agency of Nigeria in Lagos that inmates and custodial environments in the state were properly guarded round-the-clock by armed security and NCoS personnel.
ASC Geofrey Longdiem, the Public Relations Officer of the command, disclosed this to the News Agency of Nigeria.