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Delta State Governor Seeks Restorative Justice To Decongest Prisons

Distured by the rising numbers of awaiting trial inmates across the country, Governor, Sheriff Oborevwori of Delta State has advocated the introduction of restorative justice and non-custodial sentences in the Nigerian judicial system to help decongest correctional centres in Nigeria. Speaking while inaugurating members of the State Advisory Council on …

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Abba Kyari Granted Bail After 18 Months In Prison

The Federal High Court in Abuja has granted bail to the suspended Deputy Commissioner of Police, Abba Kyari. The embattled cop was on Thursday granted bail by Justice Kolawole Omotosho after 18 months in detention.   The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency had declared Kyari wanted over his alleged involvement …

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Ibori released from UK prison

The former governor of Delta State, Mr. James Ibori, has reportedly been released from the UK prison where he has spent four years and eight months. Ibori, a chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party, was accused in February 2012 of stealing $250m from the Delta State public purse.   Ibori, who was …

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