• Senate to pay fines imposed on stranded Kuje, Suleja inmates

    Senate to pay fines imposed on stranded Kuje, Suleja inmates

    According to reports, the Senate has offered to come to the rescue of inmates in the Kuje and Suleja prisons who are unable to pay the fines imposed on them by the courts as part of its intervention in the decongestion of the facilities.

    The Deputy President of the Senate, Ike Ekweremadu, who presided over the plenary on Tuesday, therefore, mandated its Committee on Interior to visit the Kuje and Suleja prisons to determine “those fined but unable to pay, for […]

  • NPS confirms riot at Kuje Prison, says situation under control

    NPS confirms riot at Kuje Prison, says situation under control

    The FCT Controller of Prisons, Mr Daniel Odahro, on Monday confirmed there was a ‘minor riot’ by inmates at the Kuje Prison.

    “There was a minor riot at the Kuje Prison, but the situation has been brought under control,” Odahro told the News Agency of Nigeria on Monday in Abuja.

    He explained that a ‘disagreement’ ensued at about 10.30am on Monday, when some inmates resisted the routine search in their cells.

    Odahro said the situation was subsequently brought under control by the security […]

  • Heavy rainfall cuts off Kuje community

    Heavy rainfall cuts off Kuje community

    The continuous rainfall in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) that started on Friday to Saturday morning has cut off Kuchiyakwo community from other neighbouring communities in the area.

    The heavy rainfall has flooded some houses and washed away the road linking Kuchiyakwo Ecwa Church and its extension in the community.

    Some residents of the community who spoke with the NAN on Saturday described the state of the road as devastating and called on Kuje Area Council authorities for immediate action.

    Mr Abraham Gado, […]

  • Kuje prisonbreak: Escapee prisoners identified

    Kuje prisonbreak: Escapee prisoners identified

    The Public Relations Officer of the Nigeria Prisons Service (NPS), Mr. Francis Enobore, on Monday revealed the identities of the two in-mates who escaped from Kuje Prison on Saturday, saying they are still on the run.

    A statement made available by NPS gave their names as: Maxwell Ajukwu, who was jailed in November 2015 for homicide and Solomon Amodu from Kogi state also sentenced for similar offence.

    Meanwhile the Minister of Interior, Lt. Gen. Abdurahaman Dambazzau, said the recent jail break at […]

  • Nnamdi Kanu Writes Emotional Poem From Kuje Prison

    Nnamdi Kanu Writes Emotional Poem From Kuje Prison

    Nnamdi Kanu, the embattled leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has released a poem from his detention cell in Kuje Prison in Abuja. The poem, which was sent by IPOB to Newsmen on Thursday, May 12,  was said to have been released through a lawyer representing Kanu.

    Poem below:

    I am Nnamdi Kanu, the leader of Indigenous people of Biafra. and also the director of radio Biafra. I have restored Biafra without a gunshot, I have destroyed Nigeria with truth and I have conquered Nigeria […]