• EFCC bars Fani-Kayode, Mohammed, other detainees from calls, receiving visitors

    EFCC bars Fani-Kayode, Mohammed, other detainees from calls, receiving visitors

    It was gathered that the leadership of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has placed a ban on solidarity visits to, and phone calls by suspects in the Commission’s detention facilities.

    It was learnt that the said ban on visits and phone calls was conveyed in a circular from the Acting Chairman of the EFCC, Mr. Ibrahim Magu.

    Sources who confirmed the development, said it followed the recent visits of prominent personalities to former Director of Media, Goodluck Jonathan Presidential Campaign […]

  • Hard times!!! Prison now charges visitors N400 to see inmates in Owerri

    Hard times!!! Prison now charges visitors N400 to see inmates in Owerri

    people who throng the Owerri Prisons in the Imo State capital to visit their relatives are now forced to pay N400 before they could be allowed to see them.

    This was even as inmates who desire to have a cozy cell at the G-ward are required to cough out the sum of N30,000 especially for new inmates, while those who are already staying at the cell pay N10,000 monthly to retain their cells, regardless of the offence of the inmate.

    Newsmen reliably […]

  • Nigeria begins e-passenger system to monitor foreigners movement

    Nigeria begins e-passenger system to monitor foreigners movement

    Nigeria has began the use of Electronic Passenger Registration‎ System (e-PARS) to monitor the movement of foreigners for security reasons.

    The Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) introduced the system to check activities of illegal immigrants and terrorists. NIS Public Relations Officer Ekpedeme King said in Abuja that it was in line with international best practices and a common fight against terrorism.

    From arrival

    “The e-PARS is an electronic registration platform which allows NIS to capture data of expatriates that have entered Nigeria, but are not […]