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THE MINISTER OF INTERIOR LAUNCHES MANUAL ON GENDER DEVELOPED BY CAPIO, THE NIGERIAN PRISON SERVICE AND OTHER STAKEHOLDERS

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The much-awaited launch of a manual on gender-sensitive approach to the treatment of women prisoners in Nigeria held in Abuja on the 10th of December 2018, at Reiz Continental hotel. The event brought together stakeholders and guests from the Nigerian Prison Service, Civil Society organizations and the media, among whom were the Minister of Interior, […]

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PSYCHOLOGICAL IMPLICATION OF INCARCERATION

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The term incarceration or imprisonment evokes different feelings for different people, depending on their experiences with the law and law offenders. For those who have had unpleasant experiences with criminals whether directly or indirectly, incarceration translates to justice, while for those who have been unjustly incarcerated or have a close person who has, incarceration translates […]

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CAPIO SPONSORS 48 INMATES IN ENUGU MAXIMUM SECURITY PRISONS FOR NECO EXAMINATIONS

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Carmelite Prisoners’ Interest Organization has for the last six years sponsored inmates at Enugu State maximum security prison for the National Examination Council Examinations (NECO). This year, CAPIO sponsored a total number of 48 inmates for the exam. The successful candidates were selected from the top performing students who sat for the NECO mock examination. […]

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PRISON MEDICAL OUT-REACH

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One of the indispensable needs of prisoners in Nigeria is health care. Unfortunately, the healthcare needs of the most excluded group in the community, such as prisoners, hardly receive considerable attention in sub-Saharan African countries, especially in Nigeria. The poor health status of many prisoners in Nigeria has become a very serious cause for worry […]

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THANK YOU NOTE TO OUR DONORS AND SPONSORS

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We want to use this medium to express our heart-felt gratitude and appreciation to our donors for the unending support they lend to our Projects. Most of the successes CAPIO has recorded since its inception in 2003 was only made possible with your financial assistance. We are immensely grateful to you for believing in us […]