Dambazzau blames Kuje Prison jailbreak on poor Security

Minister of Interior, Abdulrahman Dambazzau says security gaps are responsible for the recent escape of two inmates from the Kuje Medium Prison in Abuja. The minister who oversees the Nigeria Prisons Service, says certain prison officials were negligent. Sifon Essien reports that  the minister's vissit  came three days after two prisoners escaped from this medium security prison in Kuje- a suburb of the Nigerian capital. The prison authorities debunked reports that it was a prison break, but the Interior Ministry that oversees the Prison Service is displeased with the incident. Reports show that the two escapees who were awaiting trial for murder took advantage of the security lapse in the prison due to the absence of some prison officials from their duty post. The Interior Minister says he expects a full report on the incident as an investigation has begun....

Nnamdi Kanu writes poem from Kuje prison

TVC E.  The leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu on Thursday, May 12, released a poem from Kuje Prison in Abuja. The letter was released through a lawyer representing Kanu. Sit back, relax and enjoy yourself while you read through Kanu’s 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 with Chiukwuokikeabiama. They waited for me to bomb and shoot, but i refused to use metallic bullet and atomic bombs, I only used intellectual bullets and bombs and I have flawlessly won the war. I stood just ordinary radio station and propagated the gospel of Chukwuokikeabiama, the word of God is power and that power have destroyed Nigeria and restored Biafra. I observed freedom of speech and fearlessly preached truth, I am fearless even before death because am prophesy of over 400 years ago. If God is not man...

Court Orders FG to produce Dasuki in court on Feb 16

A Federal High Court in Abuja on Wednesday 20, 2016 ordered the Federal Government to present the immediate past National Security Adviser, Col Sambo Dasuki (retd), in court on February 16. Justice Adeniyi Ademola made the injunction with respect to the four count charges of money laundering and illegal possession of firearms levelled against Dasuki by the Federal Government. The Judge said the charges are not related to the other two sets of charges bordering on alleged diversion of arms funds. It would be re-called that Dasuki was re-arrested this month by the Department of State Service shortly after he was released from Kuje Prison after fulfilling the conditions of bails granted him in December 2015 by Justice Yusuf Baba of the Federal High Court in Abuja. Justice Ademola On Wednesday, made the order for the production of the accused person in court after both the prosecution and the defense‎ lawyers withdrew various interlocutory...

PDP spokesman Metuh remanded in Kuje prison

TVC E, POLITICS - The National Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party Olisa Metuh has been remanded in Kuje prison by a Federal High Court in Abuja. The PDP spokesman had pleaded not guilty during his arraignment by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission on a seven –count charge. Metuh's counsel, Ifedayo Adedipe, filed an oral application for bail, but the prosecuting counsel opposed the application. Presiding judge, Abang Obong, ruled that the application be properly filed so that the EFCC can respond before it would be entertained. He directed that Metuh be transferred to the prison from EFCC custody....