The Nigerian Prisons Service Changes Name To Nigerian Correctional Facility

11 months ago by: Daniel Bosai
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The federal government Wednesday in Abuja announced the change of the name of Nigeria Prisons’ Service (NPS) to Nigeria Correctional Service (NCS).
The name change was the fallout of the assent of President Muhammadu Buhari to a new bill, Nigeria Correctional Service Bill, passed by the eight National Assembly.

Briefing State House correspondents on the bill which has now become an Act of the National Assembly, the president’s liaison officer, Senator Ita Enang, said the new Act creates two faculties, Custodian and Non-custodian faculties within the service.

The change in name follows the assent of President Buhari to the Nigerian Correctional Service Bill, 2019. The President also endorsed the change of name of Federal Universities of Agriculture, Makurdi into Joseph Sarwuan Tarka University, Makurdi, after the late Tiv politician, who was a senator in the Second Republic and a minister of communications in the Gowon era.

-- maizaxx (m) at 14-08-2019 06:51PM
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How does that change change the way prisoners are being treated?
-- kacylee (f) at 14-08-2019 08:14PM
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just like NEPA did

-- ebescopy (m) at 15-08-2019 01:50AM
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Which correction? More like hell
-- Baye77 Online (m) at 15-08-2019 06:24AM
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NEPA has been changing name without improvement...intact it was called ECN before NEPA yet nothing....improve the institution, not change the name...