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Long Walk To Freedom: After 21 Years Of Wrongful Conviction, 60-Year-Old Man Reunites With Family

Olusina Ajayi Olatinwo, who is over 60 years of age, recently got united with his family in Ibadan, after spending 21 years in different prisons across the South-West, on a wrongful conviction that led to a death sentence. YEJIDE GBENGA-OGUNDARE reports that it was a bitter-sweet experience for his family who had given up on seeing him […]

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How Illegal Arrests Lead To Prison Congestion

As the nation grapples with the issue of prison congestion, a research report by the Centre for Justice, Mercy and Reconciliation (CJMR) has revealed that arbitrary arrest and illegal detention is one of the major factors for prison congestion in Nigeria with various inmates arrested and detained for crimes by the police but without trial. […]

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ARBITRARY ARREST, PRISON CONGESTION AND SOLUTION – By Hezekiah Olujobi

Offences, Pattern of Arrest and causes for delay in trial as predictors of Prison Congestion in Noncustodial Service Ijebu Ode, Ogun State   USING 20 PEOPLE AS A CASE STUDIES WHO HAVE BEEN IN DETENTION FROM 2010 WITH INCONCLUSIVE TRIAL IN THE HIGH COURT AND THOSE IN THE MAGISTRATE COURT SINCE 2013 WITHOUT LEGAL ADVICE. […]

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COMPASSION TODAY – The Weightier Matters (Part II) – By Rev Olukunle Samson

You are welcome to this edition. This is “The Weightier Matters” which appeared in the last edition. Compassion, Mercy, Kindness and Love. All words that spell differently but mean the same thing.  Compassion is a quality in Christ Jesus life and ministry that you cannot fail to notice it in every step.  He took his […]