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Man lands in Kirikiri for possessing toy gun

INSIDEMAINLAND - A 27-year-old man, Basiru Usman, has been remanded in Kirikiri Correctional Centre by the Ikeja Magistrates’ Court for allegedly being in possession of a toy gun. Usman was charged with conspiracy and unlawful possession of a firearm by the Police. Magistrate Folashade Osikoya on Friday gave the order following a

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2 PoS Agents, Sales Boy in Kirikiri Prison for Kidnapping Octogenarian

INSIDEMAINLAND - An Ikeja Magistrates’ Court on Monday remanded three people in the Kirikiri Correctional Centre, for allegedly kidnapping an 80-year-old man, Pa Anthony Idornigie. The defendants are; Ndifreke Udo-Amos, 45, a POS operator; Latifat Owolabi, a 36-year-old female POS operator, and Anuoluwa Folarin, 22, a sales boy. They are being charged

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Court remands man in Kirikiri prison for allegedly sodomizing teenager

INSIDEMAINLAND - A Magistrates’ Court in Ikeja, Lagos, on Friday ordered that a 21-year-old man, Tunde Adeniyi, be remanded in a correctional centre for allegedly sodomising a 13-year-old boy. The police charged Adeniyi with two counts of unnatural offence and assault. Magistrate O.A. Ajibade, who did not take Adeniyi’s plea, ordered that

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Court sends 42-year old man to Kirikiri for allegedly raping three minors in Ojodu

An Ikeja Magistrates’ Court in Lagos State on Thursday ordered that a 42-year-old businessman, Godstine Okere, who allegedly defiled three minors, be remanded in Kirikiri Correctional Centre. Magistrate M.E. Kubeinje, who did not take the plea of Okere, ordered that the file should be duplicated and sent to the Director of

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Judge releases inmates from Kirikiri

Lagos Chief Judge releases 18 people from Kirikiri prison

18 inmates of Kirikiri Medium Security Custodial Centre were on Tuesday June 30, granted freedom by Lagos Chief Judge Kazeem Alogba.  The inmates who have been in custody of the centre since 2016 for offences such as stealing, burglary and fraudulent conversion were released following directives from President Muhammadu Buhari and Chief of

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Read how an “innocent” man has been kept in Kirikiri prison for six years without trial

A Twitter user has raised an alarm regarding the case of a Nigerian man still being kept in Kirikiri prison for 6 years without trial after he was "wrongfully" arrested while charging his laptop at his neighbour's house.  @hausa_girl who identified the Nigerian man as "Junior" said the criminal the police

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