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July 16, 2018

Deputy Superintendent of Prisons arrested for armed robbery in Enugu

Deputy Superintendent of Prisons arrested for armed robbery in Enugu

  A Deputy Superintendent of Prisons in the Nigerian Prisons Service, Mr Collins Ugwu, has been arrested by the police in Enugu for an alleged involvement in armed robbery. Ugwu, a native of Ezza in Ebonyi State, who resides in Abuja, where he works at the headquarters of the Nigeria Prisons Service, was nabbed in Enugu on June 26. The senior prisons officer was arrested with suspected accomplices, Ifeanyi Ozor, a native of Enugu State who is also resident in Abuja; and Smart Osetu from Oguta in Imo State. The Commissioner of Police, Enugu State, Mr. Mohammed Danmallam, disclosed, while…

Ndigbo condemn Olisa Metuh’s court appearance in handcuffs

More condemnations have continued to trail the treatment given to the PDP’s Publicity Secretary, Mr. Olisa Metuh, by the Nigeria Prison Service. Metuh, who is standing trial over an alleged fraud of N400 million, was brought to the Federal High Court in Abuja in handcuffs – the only one so far among the prominent persons accused in the Dasuki case to be so handcuffed. On online platforms, in telephone conversations and personal interactions, many prominent Igbos, ordinary citizens and Igbo forums alike have condemned what they call the “humiliation and unfair treatment” meted out to Metuh by arraigning him in…