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Nigerian Prisoners In UK To Be Moved To Kirikiri Prison Lagos New 112-Bed Wing

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Kirikiri To Become New Home Of Nigerian Prisoners In UK As Britain Is Set To Comply With Prisoner Transfer Agreement

Nigerians imprisoned in the United Kingdom are set to be transferred to a new wing in Kirikiri Prison in Lagos Nigeria, UK government has announced.

According to Reuters, the new 112-bed wing which will be built at Kirikiri Prison will cost 700,000 pounds to be in compliant with United Nations standards and make it easier for Britain to comply with a prisoner transfer agreement it signed with Nigeria back in 2014.

British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson said a supplier has been hired to build the 112-bed wing to complete the prisoner transfer.

The British prison system has been showing signs of severe strain in recent years, with overcrowding, rising suicide rates and a growing problem with drug trafficking and other crimes within jails that were sometimes built in the Victorian era.



  1. Metu Nyetu

    March 9, 2018 at 5:38 AM

    FROM UK PRISONS TO NIGERIA PRISONS? THOSE INMATES WILL soon understand what we mean by going “from frying pan to fire.”

  2. Mon

    March 9, 2018 at 5:46 AM

    It is now they will be going to main prison,though everybody in Nigeria is in open prison, in UK,they were on correctional center. God forgive us our sin and have mercy.

  3. DB

    March 9, 2018 at 7:14 AM

    Now your village people have finally concluded your case!
    From UK prison to Kirikiri, chai, you will wish you had died in Uk prison

  4. Bigdady

    March 9, 2018 at 11:08 AM

    Many of them will never witness light of the day before their jail term will finish in nigeria prison
    . They will never been taking care of , which will lead many of them not coming out with their life from nigeria prison …

  5. Muyi

    March 10, 2018 at 12:53 AM

    They will be released in Nigeria.

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