Rehabilitation Within The Prison System And The Role Of Volunteers

‘’REHABILITATION WITHIN  THE PRISON SYSTEM AND THE ROLE OF VOLUNTEERS’’ PRESENTED  BY BENSON NGOZI IWUAGWU, EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, PRISON FELLOWSHIP NIGERIA AT ALPHA NIGERIA PRISON MINISTRY CONFERENCE, JUNE 22, 2019 AT CHAPEL OF THE HEALING CROSS, IDI- ARABA, LAGOS. PROTOCOLS. Introduction. The subject of rehabilitation is one of the core objectives of the Nigerian Prison Service, […]

PFN Sensitization Workshop on Restorative Justice

Here are videos of sensitization campaigns for restorative justice… The following videos are for the Restorative Justice Sensitization Workshop for Judges, Magistrates, Police and other Criminal Justice Agency practitioners. It held at Airport Hotel Ikeja , October 26, 2016.      

Report Of The Annual General Meeting Of The Prison Fellowship Nigeria Held At The Public Service Institute Of Nigeria (Psin) Kubwa Road, Abuja 9-12 November, 2017

The 2017 edition of the family weekend annual general meeting of the prison fellowship Nigeria was attended by 897 delegates from 12 state chapters held under the chairmanship of Mr. Israel Olorundare, SAN and Lt. Gen Abdulrahman Bello Dambazau (Rtd.), minister of Interior.  The theme: Let your light so shine (Matthew 5:16). The proceedings of […]

Restorative Justice Sensitization Workshop On The Theme: The Healing Face Of Justice

Communique Introduction The Prison Fellowship Nigeria in collaboration with the Lagos State Ministry of Justice is designing a Restorative Justice (RJ) Project in collaboration with other stakeholders in the criminal justice sector.  The objectives of the Project, inter alia, are to: reduce recidivism, increase victim satisfaction, strengthen communities, reduce incarceration and increase public confidence in […]

The Place of Youth in Security, Justice and Social development in A Changing World

The Place of Youth in Security, Justice and Social development in Changing World- being a paper presented by the Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice of Lagos State-Mr Ade Ipaye on the occasion of 5th Graduation/6th Matriculation Ceremony of the Life Recovery Pre- release Empowerment Programme(Onesimus Project) at Freedom Chapel, Medium Security Prison, Kirikiri on […]

Stigmatisation of Ex-Prisoners Promotes High Crime Rate

Nigeria’s Vice President, Dr. Goodluck Jonathan, has noted that discrimination and stigmatisation of ex-prisoners is a major factor in the high rate of recidivism in the country. Delivering a Keynote Address at a one-day Social Intervention Seminar organised by Prison Fellowship Nigeria in Abuja, the Vice President said this situation was of great concern to […]

Beyond Religion

Regardless Of Race, colour, tribe or tongue, man is the image and likeness of God, the object of his compassion and sacrificial love. Love is the very symbol of God, hence the injunction to love as proof of the knowledge of God. Love particularly expresses itself in circumstances of helplessness and need. God sent his […]

Challenges of Rehabilitation

The various efforts of ministering to inmates should culminate into reconciling the person with His creator and assisting to get back, pick up his life again and move ahead in whatever area of his endeavour in life. Rehabilitation efforts is crucial and very tasking with huge financial requirement. The emphasis of PF is to create […]