The Chairman of the commission, Alhaji Isa Kwarra, said this at a news conference in Abuja on Tuesday.
The command’s spokesman, ASP Anjorin Olarewaju, in a statement in Ibadan on Tuesday, said an online publication purportedly reporting the remand of the Controller was untrue, misleading and mischievous.
Decorating the newly promoted officers in Jos, Samuel Aguda, the Controller of Prisons in-charge of the command, said the event is a tradition in the service.
A total of 197 Nigerian Prisons Service personnel in Nasarawa State Command have been promoted to the next ranks.
President Muhammadu Buhari has commended Imo Governor, Rochas Okorocha, for his fight against criminality in the country.
The Minister of Interior, retired Lt.-Gen. Abdulrahman Dambazau, has inaugurated 116 operational vehicles for the Nigerian Prisons Service to enhance service delivery.
Ja’afaru Ahmed, Controller-General of the Nigeria Prisons Service, has reiterated the commitment of the service to the welfare of staff through skills acquisition to enhance their financial status, even after retirement.
Dambazau stated this while receiving the 2018 UNESCO Confucius Award for Literacy and Skills Acquisition won by the Nigeria Prisons Service on Thursday in Abuja.
Ja’afaru Ahmed, the Controller-General Prisons, announced this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria on Tuesday in Abuja, noting that the partnership would reduce number of prisoners.
DSP Luka Ayedoo, the Public Relations Officer of the Plateau Command of NPS made this known in a statement in Jos on Sunday.
The Public Relations Officer of the service, Francis Enornore, confirmed their dismissal in a statement made available to the News Agency of Nigeria on Friday in Abuja.
The Prison boss said that the screening exercise should be conducted for detecting physical and mental problems and drug abuse.
The newly promoted officers of the Bauchi State Command have been urged to consider their promotion as a call to duty and reciprocate the good gesture by working assiduously towards safe custody and reformation of inmates.
The Controller General of the Service, Jaafaru Ahmed, made the disclosure at the quarterly meeting of the Penal Reform Media Network in Lagos.
Omale said that 145 inmates were in the prison as at the time of attack, saying that 119 of the inmates were awaiting trial while 26 were convicts
The Forum of Spokespersons of Security and Response Agencies (FOSSRA) has issued a warning over the increasing activities of swindlers that engage in the use of unverified websites and fake social media platforms to defraud unsuspecting public and spread false information.