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Abba Kyari, Maina,Peter Nwachukwu & other Prominent  Inmates at Kuje Prison

Abba Kyari, Maina,Peter Nwachukwu & other Prominent  Inmates at Kuje Prison

Terrorists attacked the Kuje Medium Security Custodial Centre, also known as Kuje Prison, in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) on Tuesday night, July 5.

The attack freed hundreds of convicts, including all Boko Haram militants in jail.
Despite media rumors that certain high-profile detainees had fled, the Nigerian Correctional Service (NCoS) spokesperson, Umar Abubakar, affirmed that they were still in jail.
According to the Daily Trust, the following are some prominent inmates at the prison.

1. ABBA KYARI

ABBA KYARI
Kuje Prison
ABBA KYARI

Abba Kyari Abba Kyari, Deputy Commissioner of Police and former head of the IGP Intelligence Response Team (IRT), was arrested by the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), over his alleged involvement in the 25 kg c*ocaine deal.

On the direction of a Federal High Court, he is being held at the prison. Kyari and four others were remanded at a federal high court on March 28 after their bail plea was denied. 

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2. DARIYE JOHUA

Joshua Dariye
Kuje Prison
Joshua Dariye

Joshua Dariye, a former governor of Plateau state, was sentenced to 14 years in prison after the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) took him to court for money laundering and alleged diversion of nearly N1.26 billion.
The judgment was later appealed, and the Supreme Court eventually handed down a final verdict of ten years in prison for the crime committed. He was serving his term in Kuje when the federal government gave him a presidential pardon on April 14, 2022.

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3. Nwachukwu, Peter

Peter Nwachukwu
Kuje Prison
Peter Nwachukwu

Peter Nwachukwu is the late gospel singer Osinachi’s husband. He was remanded in Kuje Custodial Centre by a Federal Capital Territory High Court until the hearing and determination of the alleged homicide allegation filed against him by the Attorney-General of the Federation.

4. Maina, Abdulrasheed

Maina, Abdulrasheed
Kuje Prison
Maina, Abdulrasheed

Maina, Abdulrasheed A former chairman of the defunct Pension Reform Task Force Team is being held at the Kuje Custodial Centre until his trial concludes. The EFCC is prosecuting him on N2 billion in money laundering charges.

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5. Nyame, Jolly 

Nyame, Jolly 
Kuje Prison
Nyame, Jolly 

Jolly Nyame is a former Taraba state governor. He was accused with N1.64 billion fraud and acknowledged to taking N180 million out of N250 million allocated for Taraba state stationaries and offered to repay the money.

Nyame was in 2018 convicted and sentenced to 14 years in Kuje prison. Like, Dariye, Nyame was also granted a presidential pardon, though he is still in custody.

6. Wadume Hamisu Bala

Wadume Hamisu Bala
Wadume Hamisu Bala

Wadume Hamisu Bala, popularly known as Wadume, is a kidnap kingpin. He was based in Taraba state but operated across the northern part of the country. He was arrested in August 2019 by the IRT and preliminary investigation revealed that he supplied arms and ammunition to terrorists.

Wadume was arraigned on June 8, 2020 along with six others on a 13 count-charge bordering on terrorism and remanded in Kuje.

Gistlux Nelson

David is an Entertainment, Sport blogger and a Graphics designer. He is on a mission to help everyday entertainment news, Gossips, Sports and Legit online making tips.

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