Tag archive for ‘Freedom’
By Bar and Bench On Wednesday, January 17th, 2018

Prison Reforms: FG frees 810 inmates in Kaduna, Kano prisons

The Federal Ministry of Justice has released a total of 810 inmates from two prison formations in the country. The affected prison formations are located in Kano and Kaduna states. The Attorney General of the Federation More...

By Bar and Bench On Monday, January 8th, 2018

Abducted Cross River medical doctor, Ekanem, regains freedom

A Cross River Senior Medical Doctor, Dr Usang Ekanem who was kidnapped late December last year has been released. The state Chairman of Nigeria Medical Association (NMA) Dr Effiong Mkpanam told the News Agency More...

By Bar and Bench On Friday, October 20th, 2017

Sokoto Chief Judge visits prisons, sets 43 awaiting trial inmates free

Sokoto State Chief Judge, Justice Bello Abbas on Thursday set free 43 awaiting trial inmates at Sokoto Central  Prisons for having spent more years in detention than they would have were they given proper trial More...

By Bar and Bench On Thursday, July 27th, 2017

Alleged Fraud: Ex-Gov Turaki meets bail conditions, regains freedom from prison

A former Governor of Jigawa State, Alhaji Saminu Turaki, on Thursday, was released from prison custody after fulfilling his bail conditions. Turaki is standing trial on 32 counts of fraud. It would be recalled More...