2 edition of prison system in Nigeria found in the catalog.
prison system in Nigeria
National Conference on the Prison System University of Lagos 1968.
|Statement||Edited by T. O. Elias.|
|Contributions||Elias, T. O. ed., University of Lagos. Faculty of Law., Nigeria. Prisons Dept.|
|LC Classifications||HV9849.N5 N3 1968|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||iv, 322 p.|
|Number of Pages||322|
|LC Control Number||77263756|
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See more Nigeria books US | UK. Nigeria: Prison System Report. AfricaFocus Bulletin () (Reposted from sources cited below) Editor's Note "Nigeria's prisons are filled with people whose human rights are systematically violated.
The Nigerian Correctional Service, formerly known as Nigerian Prison Service (NPS) is a government agency of Nigeria which operates prisons. The agency is headquartered in Abuja, and it is under the supervision of the Ministry of the Interior and the Civil Defence Immigration and Correctional Service.
A casual observation of the population that goes in and out of the prisons in Nigeria presupposes that there are some problems in the system, hence. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle.
THE NIGERIAN PRISON SYSTEM. The Nigerian prison system was established in accordance with three forms of penal legislation which operate alongside each other in the country; the Penal Code and the accompanying Criminal Procedure Code Cap 81 Laws of the Federation (CPC); the Criminal Code and the accompanying Criminal Procedure Act.
Nigeria had a dual prison system for more than a half century until the consolidation of the federal and local prisons in The Nigerian Prison Service was headquartered in Lagos and headed by a director responsible for administering nearly facilities.
All of these facilities since came under federal control. Prison Education in Nigeria: /ch This chapter explores prison education in Nigeria and examines its history, programs, methods, and challenges. It makes the point that prison services andAuthor: Gbolagade Adekanmbi, Ukoha Ezikpe.
In pre-colonial Nigeria, history has told us about the availability of prisons, where people who deviated from the societal norms and values were either kept for trial or punishment. Among the Yorubas, there was a prison system in Ogboni House. In the Tivland, a building was set aside in the chief’s compound for offenders.
The origin of modern prison in Nigeria dates back to when Lagos was made the crown colony by the British colonialists. The noble goal of the prison services is the reform of those who pass through the prison gates and to protect the society from convicted felons.
Many prisons have been established before and after independence in Nigeria. The Nigerian prison system, perhaps like our criminal justice system, is in some kind of political time warp. There are no State institutions; only the federation operates prisons. History of Criminal Justice System. Nigeria was previously a British Colony.
Therefore, the basis of the Nigerian criminal law is the English law. (Nigeria's capital territory of Nigeria-Lagos was annexed by the British in Later, other regions of Nigeria were declaredFile Size: 1MB.
The Prison System in Nigeria [University of Lagos, [Edited by T. Elias] National Conference on the Prison System] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying : [Edited by T. Elias] National Conference on the Prison System, University of Lagos. That explains why inthe Broad Street prison was established with an initial inmate capacity of A further peep into official history.
human rights and nigerian prisoners--are prisoners not humans. Joshua IA, Dangata YY, Audu O, Nmadu AG, Omole NV. In Nigeria, just like in many other parts of the world, one of the most extensively discussed issues on the public agenda today is the increase in prison by: 3.
Since the re-introduction of democracy in Nigeria, Federal Government has repeatedly promised to reform the justice system to avoid overcrowding.
A pioneering book on prisons in West Africa, Colonial Systems of Control: Criminal Justice in Nigeria is the first comprehensive presentation of life inside a West African : Viviane Saleh-Hanna. Get this from a library.
Behind the wall: a report on prison conditions in Nigeria and the Nigerian prison system. [Anselm Chidi Odinkalu; Osaze Lanre Ehonwa; Civil. Local and foreign Not-for-Profit organizations have since lost faith in the current Nigerian government in restoring some level of sanity to the Nigerian prison system.
These organizations do offer and extend free services to inmates, prisons staff and the police by providing food, clean water, bedding materials, clothing, medications. Rehabilitation of Convicts in Nigerian Prisons: A Study of Federal Prisons in Kogi State Dr C.
Ugwuoke Senior Lecturer (Department of Sociology and Anthropology), University of Nigeria, Nsukka. Prison is a place used for confinement of convicted criminals.
Aside from the death penalty, a sentence to prison is the harshest punishment imposed on criminals in the United States. On the federal level, imprisonment or incarceration is managed by the Federal Bureau of Prisons, a federal agency within the department of justice.
State prisons. Prison System under Colonial Rule The organized prison system was introduced to Nigeria through the Lagos colony in and the Northern Protectorate in It was based on the then prevailing English penal practice. The first prison located at Faji, in Lagos island was described as a "common gaol'- a temporary building of mudCited by: Nigeria: Prison System Report – AfricaFocus "The problems in Nigeria's criminal justice system "The Nigerian government is simply not complying with its national and international obligations when it comes to the criminal justice system in Nigeria and must begin to do so seriously and urgently," said van Kregten.Prison management system can be implemented in every prison without any problem.
This system has the-the capability to maintain an infinite number of records. It is very useful as the written papers have a limited time period and can get lost but in prison management system this is not possible as a backup file will be created automatically and.