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ACJL SUCCESS STORY

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(Name withheld)was charged for attempted murder alongside his female cousin who was released earlier before CAPIO got wind of the matter. The matter was referred to CAPIO. Upon enquiry CAPIO discovered from him that the complainant lives beside the compound of the defendant’s Cousin’s house in the village. He said that the Cousin’s parents had […]

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ACJL SUCCESS STORY

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In this edition of our success story, we bring to you the pathetic story of (Name withheld), who was unjustly arrested and detained by men of the Nigeria Police Force for almost a year before his released through the intervention of CAPIO. (Name withheld), a 26-year-old man, a native of Amannamnta Ezzamgbo, Ohaukwu LGA Ebonyi […]

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According to the defendant, he had amorous relationship with the victim and they were in good terms until he demanded for the money he had given her to keep for him which she was unable to produce and it led to a fight in which he injured the victim with a knife. However, upon the […]

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CONTROLLER OF PRISONS RIVERS STATE COMMAND RECEIVES CAPIO TEAM

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The Rivers State Command of the Nigeria Prison Service is the last stop for CAPIO’s advocacy train to the VOICE States. The visit was to drive home the need for efficient and effective implementation of the Gender Sensitive Approach to Treatment of Women Prisoners in the Command. The State Controller, Mr. Olumide T. Tinuoye pledged […]

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CAPIO TEAM VISITS PRISON TRAINING SCHOOL KIRIKIRI, LAGOS STATE

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The CAPIO Team was also at the Prison Training School in Kirikiri and was also greeted with the good news that the first batch of prison officers were undergoing a training on the Gender Sensitive Approach to the Treatment of Women Prisoners in Nigeria. This confirms the assurance of the Controller General of Prisons (CGP), […]

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FEMALE PRISON KIRIKIRI, LAGOS STATE RECEIVES CAPIO TEAM

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Lagos is the fifth VOICE State to receive the CAPIO Team on a quest to assess the detention condition of women in Nigerian prisons. The Kirikiri Women Prison in Nigeria is the first all women prison in Nigeria and has remained one of the best managed prison facilities in the country. Interactions with the staff […]