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APC Reacts To Attack On Jos Correctional Centre

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The party, in a statement, warned that jailbreaks had become a new trend that poses a great threat to the nation. The ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) ...
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Common Brings A Recording Studio To Stateville Correctional Center In Illinois

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A prison near Chicago has received a serious upgrade from the “A Beautiful Revolution” rapper. Nearly a month after releasing A Beautiful Revolution (Pt 2), Common has channeled the inspirational approach to his ...
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Correctional Services: Jacob Zuma will complete sentence under community corrections

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The Correctional Services Department’s confirmed former president Jacob Zuma’s been placed on medical parole. Zuma will now complete the rest of his sentence under community corrections. This means ...
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Correctional Services refutes claims of backlog in processing of parole

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The Correctional Services Department has refuted claims of a backlog in the processing of parole. Prisoners at the Mdantsane Correctional facility say their parole applications are taking between ...
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Prisoner appears in court for murder of Leeuwkop correctional official

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A prisoner has appeared in court, following the murder of a female correctional officer, at the Leeuwkop Correctional facility earlier this month. Thirty-year-old Nigel Marais appeared in the ...
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Correctional Services confirms Jacob Zuma remains in hospital

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The Department of Correctional Services (DCS) has confirmed that former President Jacob Zuma remains in hospital outside the Estcourt Correctional Centre. According to the department, he underwent a ...
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Female Correctional Services officer found in a pool of blood at Joburg prison

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The body of a 50-year-old Correctional Services officer was discovered lying in a pool of blood at the Leeuwkop Correctional Centre in Johannesburg on Tuesday night. “The Department ...
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Correctional Services: Jacob Zuma remains in hospital

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Correctional Services spokesperson Singabakho Nxumalo says former president Jacob Zuma remains in hospital and awaits the doctors’ report. The arms deal corruption trial was scheduled to be heard ...
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Dept of Correctional Services mum on how long Jacob Zuma will be free

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The Department of Correctional Services has declined to divulge details around whether former president Jacob Zuma’s compassionate leave to attend his brother’s funeral in Nkandla, KwaZulu-Natal, would be ...
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Dept of Correctional Services dismisses reports of prison protest

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Correctional Services has dismissed reports of a prisoner hunger strike at the Estcourt Correctional Centre as fake news. That is where former President Jacob Zuma is being held. ...
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Prisoners allegedly fight for Jacob Zuma at Estcourt Correctional Centre

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The Department of Correctional Services (DCS) has denied claims of a hunger strike at the Estcourt Correctional Centre in KwaZulu-Natal. This is after reports emerged claiming that inmates ...
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Correctional Services to take action after images of Jacob Zuma in prison leaked

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A criminal case has been opened after a camera SD card, containing images of former president Jacob Zuma, being admitted at a correctional centre was stolen. Images of ...
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What you need to know about Estcourt Correctional Centre where Jacob Zuma is locked up

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Former President Jacob Zuma’s incarceration at the state-of-the-art Estcourt Correctional Centre has meant he avoided the crowded and dilapidated conditions most prisoners were subjected to in South Africa. ...
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Jacob Zuma in isolation at Estcourt Correctional Centre

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Former president Jacob Zuma is in isolation at Estcourt Correctional Centre in KwaZulu-Natal, correctional services spokesperson Singabakho Nxumalo confirmed on Thursday morning. “As per all new admissions due ...
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Correctional Services: Jacob Zuma being assessed at intake facility

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Police took former President Jacob Zuma into custody and handed him over to the Estcourt Correctional Centre. Correctional Services spokesperson Singabakho Nxumalo said as per regulations due to ...
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Dept of Correctional Services to revoke parole of rapist accused of raping daughter

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The Department of Correctional Services was on Tuesday expected to revoke the parole of a rapist paroled five years ago only to be recently arrested for allegedly raping ...
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Popcru accuses correctional services of failing to reduce staff to 50% to curb Covid-19

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The Police and Prisons Civil Rights Union (Popcru) has accused the Department of Correctional Services (DCS) of failing to reduce the number of staff in workplaces to 50%, ...
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Nigerian Army to train correctional officers on foiling jailbreaks » NEWS

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The Nigerian Army says it will train Correctional Service personnel on prison protection. The Acting Controller General of Corrections, John Mrabure had, in a letter to the ...
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Ohanaeze leadership visits Imo correctional service centre days after attack » NEWS

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Following the attack witnessed by Imo State Correctional Service Centre, the Chidi Ibeh-led Ohanaeze Ndigbo, on Saturday, paid a sympathy visit to the prison. The President-General, Ibeh, ...
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NCoS probes escape of 1,844 inmates in Owerri correctional facility » NEWS

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The Nigerian Correctional Service NCoS has launched a probe into Monday’s gun attack on the Owerri Custodial Centre which led to the forceful release of 1, 844 ...
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IPOB denies attacks on Imo police headquarters, correctional centre » NEWS

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Following the attacks on Imo Police Headquarters and Correctional Centre on Monday where over 2,000 inmates were freed, the proscribed Indigenious People of Biafra (IPOB) has denied ...
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IPOB Denies Attacking Imo Police Headquarters and Correctional Centre

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IPOB   The Indigenious People of Biafra (IPOB) said its men were not responsible for the attacks at the Imo Police Headquarters and Correctional Centre.   Recall that ...
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Prisoners freed as hoodlums attack correctional centre in Imo (VIDEO) » NEWS

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Unidentified hoodlums have set the Imo State correctional centre on fire, freeing hundreds of inmates. It was gathered that the hoodlums took advantage of the Easter festive ...
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Correctional Services official charged with raping his 7-year-old son

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A Correctional Services official appeared in the Malmesbury Magistrate’s Court on Friday for the alleged rape of his 7-year-old son. The official, 45, who is stationed at the ...
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Correctional Services still investigating prison s.e.x scandal

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The Department of Correctional Services is still investigating a s.e.x scandal. Correctional services spokesperson Singabakho Nxumalo says action will be taken against the warder and the prisoner, recorded ...
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Prison s.e.x drama: Correctional Services spokesperson speaks on warden committing suicide, more officials in big trouble

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Disciplinary steps have already been taken against the inmate who recorded himself allegedly having s.e.x with a female warden in an office at a prison in KwaZulu-Natal. And ...
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They are not married – Correctional Department sets the record straight on warder and prisoner’s relationship

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Despite an “intense investigation” by social media police, the couple filmed having s.e.x on camera at a KwaZulu-Natal correctional facility, are not married. Yesterday morning, a spokesperson from ...
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They are not married – Correctional Department sets the record straight on warder and prisoner’s relationship

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Despite an “intense investigation” by social media police, the couple filmed having s.e.x on camera at a KwaZulu-Natal correctional facility, are not married. Yesterday morning, a spokesperson from ...
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Update: Prison Warder in viral s.e.x video with an inmate identified – Correctional Services department speaks out

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The department of correctional services has launched an investigation following a video of a prison official having s.e.x with an inmate at the Ncome Correctional Centre in KwaZulu-Natal. ...
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Inmate’s death at Mangaung Prison raises concerns about rising violence in correctional centres

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While the Department of Correctional Services (DCS) remains ambivalent about the extent of violence under its watch, the Judicial Inspectorate for Correctional Services (Jics), which champions the rights ...
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