Based on the data published by the NBS, there are over 72,000 inmates in Nigeria’s prisons. This is quite unfortunate as the total capacity of all 240 prisons in Nigeria is just about 50,000.
Here are some other intriguing statistics:
– 5 out of every 10 prisoners is a Muslim.
– 98% of prison inmates are men.
– Top 3 crimes committed by prisoners:
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– Top 5 States with most inmates:
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– Most Common Age of Prisoners: 26-50yrs