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Enugu Prisons
Enugu Prisons

Enugu Prisons

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Enugu

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History of Enugu Prisons Enugu Prisons was established in 1915. Built by the British colonial government in 1915. Enugu prisons has a carrying capacity of about 638 inmates, this is one of the most prominent prisons in the Eastern region. Security/Safety of Enugu Prisons This is a very safe location. What To Bring Before heading to Enugu Prisons, here are some helpful things to take along with you: Relief materials Books as gifts Things to do while at Enugu Prisons Before heading to Enugu Prisons, here are some helpful things to take along with you: Counseling of inmates

Kirikiri Prisons
Kirikiri Prisons

Kirikiri Prisons

Prison

Lagos

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History of Kirikiri Prisons Kirikiri Prisons was established in 1955. Built by Federal Government in 1955. Some of the most notorious and infamous prisons in Nigeria, these are a set of prisons in Kirikiri town where lawbreakers are confined as the law dictates. Security/Safety of Kirikiri Prisons This is a very safe location. Best Features The prisons include the Kirikiri Maximum Security Prison, the Kirikiri Medium Prison and the only female prison in Nigeria, Kirikiri Female Prison. The Kirikiri Maximum Security has a capacity of 1,056, however it is known to be overpopulated, and coupled with the treatments of the inmates, it is no wonder of its notoriety. It has hosted some known Nigerians who have one time or the other stood trial. Some of them are Chief Bode George, Al-Mustapha, Maj. General Shehu Musa Yar’Adua.

Ikot Ekpene Prisons
Ikot Ekpene Prisons

Ikot Ekpene Prisons

Prison

Akwa Ibom

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History of Ikot Ekpene Prisons Ikot Ekpene Prisons was built in 1919. Built by the colonial administration in 1919. Known as the most beautiful and magnificent in the country, this state-of-the-art correctional facility is a place where offenders are rehabilitated preparatory for a second chance in society on completion of their terms. Security/Safety of Ikot Ekpene Prisons This is a very safe location. Best Features A decent environment, the facility is very clean. It has ample spaceboth in and out with sports facilities like a football pitch. There is also a chapel for the spiritual growth and development of inmates and workshops for skill acquisition. Writer's Review The spick and span humane environment the Ikot Ekpene correctional facility affords its inmates contrasts sharply to the Nigeria prison reality. The inmates see themselves as lucky to serve their time here. They lauded the good food and clean environment and even said they follow developments in the outside world on mounted televisions.

Kaduna Prison
Kaduna Prison

Kaduna Prison

Prison

Kaduna

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History of Kaduna Prison Kaduna Prison was established in 1915. Built by Federal Government in 1915. Established as an Old Convict Prison, with a carrying capacity of about 578 inmates, this is one of the prisons serving mostly the Northern regions. Security/Safety of Kaduna Prison This is a very safe location. Writer's Review Known to be overpopulated, it features a Prison Mosque and Church.

Kuje Prisons
Kuje Prisons

Kuje Prisons

Prison

Abuja

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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.