Nigeria and the UK to Begin Prison Inmates Exchange

The United Kingdom and Nigeria have reached an understanding to swap prison inmates the moment Nigeria signs its Prison Act into law. The chairman of senate committee on human rights and judiciary, Senator Dahiru Tambuwal said that the Bill seeking the amendment of the Prison Act has gone through the second reading and would be finally passed by the senate next week.

  • Nigeria:   UK to Begin Prison Swap

    Daily Trust, 9 October 2012

    Plans are underway for Nigeria to begin a prison swap programme with the United Kingdom, Chairman Senate Committee on Judiciary, Human Rights and Legal Matters, Senator Umaru… Read more »

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A prison cell.

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