Columns and Opinions across Nigerian Newspapers


Imprisoning the mentally-ill and the poor state of the Nigerian prison system - The mentally-ill makes up a significant number of inmates in Nigerian prisons. Uju Agomoh, the executive Director of one of Nigeria’s best known credible civil society organizations – Prisoners Rehabilitation and Welfare Action, PRAWA, has done a lot of advocacy activities around the issues of the illegality of prolonged detention of mentally challenged persons in the heavily dilapidated, derelict and decrepit archaic infrastructure we today call Nigerian Prisons. In several speaking event