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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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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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