History of Kuje Prisons Kuje Prisons was established in 1989. Built by Federal Government in 1989.
One of the most famous prison in Nigeria, this has a Maximum Security area and a Medium Security area. Popular as the prison where prominent Nigerians end up, it is where lawbreakers are confined as the law dictates. Security/Safety of Kuje Prisons This is a very safe location. Best Features Some of the prominent Nigerians that have been incarcerated here are Olisa Metuh, Raymond Dokpesi, Nnamdi Kanu, and Comrade Abba Moro. In the 1990s, it had an unsavory reputation as the place pro-democracy activists and critics of government were sent by the military regime. It features a prison Mosque, Church and Library.