List Of Prisons In Nigeria [Updated 2019]

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In today’s article, we’ll be taking a look at the list of prisons in Nigeria. This list of Nigerian prisons will be grouped according to their host states in Nigeria.

Also in this article, we’ll be looking at the Nigerian prisons service headquarters and a list of all female prisons in Nigeria.

Ready for the article? Let’s go straight in.

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List Of Prisons In Nigeria By State

Below is a comprehensive list of all prisons in Nigeria by their host states. These prisons are built by the Nigerian federal government but managed by officers of the Nigerian prisons service.

Nigerian Prisons Service Headquarters & Contact Details

List Of Prisons In Abuja

  • Federal Prison, Dukpa Farm center
  • Federal Prison, Kuje
  • Federal Prison, Suleja

1. Abia State

  • Federal Prison, Aba
  • Federal Prison, Arochukwu
  • Federal Prison, Umuahia

2. Adamawa State

  • Dumne Satellite Prison, Adamawa
  • Federal Prisions, Ganye
  • Gombi Satellite Prison, Adamawa
  • Gulak Saterllite Prison, Adamawa
  • Guyuk Satellite Prison, Adamawa
  • Hong Satellite Prison, Adamawa
  • Federal Prisons, Jada
  • Fedreal Prisons, Jimeta
  • Karlami Satellite Prison, Adamawa
  • Kojoli Satellite Prison, Adamawa
  • Maina Satellite Prison, Adamawa
  • Mayobelwa Satellite Prison, Adamawa
  • Michika Satellite Prison, Adamawa
  • Federal Prison, Mubi
  • Federal Prison, Numan
  • Shelleng Satellite Prison, Adamawa
  • Federal Prison, Yola

3. Anambra

  • Federal Prison, Aguata
  • Federal Prison, Awka
  • Federal Maximum Security Prison, Nnewi
  • Federal Prison, Nnewi
  • Federal Prison, Onitsha

4. Akwa Ibom

  • Federal Prison, Abak
  • Federal Prison, Eket
  • Federal Prison, Ikot-Abasi
  • Federal Prison, Ikot-Ekpene
  • Federal Prison, Uyo

5. Bauchi

  • Alkaleri Satellite Prison, Bauchi
  • Fedraal Prison, Azare
  • Federal Prison, Bauchi
  • Burra Satellite Prison, Bauchi
  • Darazo Satellite Prison, Bauchi
  • Gamawa Satellite Prison, Bauchi
  • Katagun Satellite Prison, Bauchi
  • Federal Prison, Misau
  • Federal Maximum Security Prisons, Jama`are
  • Federal Prison, Ningi
  • Shira Satellite Prison, Bauchi
  • Tafawa Balewa Satellite Prison, Bauchi
  • Tora Satellite Prison, Bauchi

6. Bayelsa

  • Federal Prison, Okaka

7. Benue

  • Federal Prison, Gboko
  • Federal Maximum Security Prison, Makurdi
  • Federal Prison, Otukpo

8. Borno

  • Askira Satellite Prison, Borno
  • Federal Prison, Bama
  • Federal Prison, Biu
  • Damasak Satellite Prison, Borno
  • Gamboru-Ngala Satellite Prison, Borno
  • Federal Prison, Gwoza
  • Konduga Satellite Prison, Borno
  • Kukawa Satellite Prison, Borno
  • Kumshe Satellite Prison, Borno
  • Kwayakusar Satellite Prison, Borno
  • Maiduguri Farm Centre Prison
  • Maximum Security Prison, Maiduguri
  • Mongono Satellite Prison, Borno
  • New Maiduguri Prison
  • Shani Satellite Prison, Borno

9. Cross River

  • Federal Prison, Adim Farm
  • Federal Prison, Calabar
  • Federal Prison, Ikom
  • Federal Prison, Obubra
  • Federal Prison, Obudu
  • Federal Prison, Ogoja

10. Delta

  • Federal Prison, Agbor
  • Federal Prison, Kwale
  • Federal Prison, Ogwuashi-Uku
  • Federal Prison, Sapele
  • Federal Prison, Warri

11. Ebonyi

  • Federal Prison, Abakaliki
  • Federal Prison, Afikpo

12. Enugu

  • Federal Prison, Enugu
  • Federal Prison, Ibite-Olo Farm
  • Federal Prison, Nsukka
  • Federal Prison, Oji River

13. Edo

  • Federal Prison, Auchi
  • New Benin Prison, Edo State
  • Old Benin Prison, Edo State
  • Federal Prison, Ogba Farm
  • Federal Prison, Ozalla Farm
  • Federal Prison, Ubiaja

14. Ekiti

  • Federal Prison, Ado-Ekiti

15. Gombe

  • Bajoga Satellite Prison, Gombe
  • Billiri Satellite Prison, Gombe
  • Cham Satellite Prison, Gombe
  • Federal Prison, Gombe
  • Federal Prison, Tula

16. Imo

  • Federal Prison, Okigwe
  • Federal Prison, Orreh Farm
  • Federal Prison, Owerri

17. Jigawa

  • Birnin Kudu Satellite Prison, Jigawa
  • Federal Prison, Birnin Kudu Farm
  • Dutse Satellite Prison, Jigawa
  • Garki-Satellite Prison, Jigawa
  • Federal Prison, Gumel
  • Gwaram Satellite Prison, Jigawa
  • Hadejia New Prison
  • Jahum Satellite Prison, Jigawa
  • Federal Prison, Kazaure
  • Kiyawa Satelite Prison, Jigawa
  • Ringim Satellite Prison, Jigawa

18. Kaduna

  • Federal Prison, Birnin Gwari
  • Federal Prison, Borstal
  • Gwantu Satellite Prison, Kaduna
  • Ikara Satellite Prison, Kaduna
  • Kachia Satellite Prison, Kaduna
  • Federal Prison, Kaduna
  • Federal Prison, Kafanchan
  • Kakuri Prison Camp
  • Federal Prison, Kujama Farm
  • Kwoi Satellite Prison, Kaduna
  • Makarfi Satellite Prison, Kaduna
  • Manchok Satellite Prison, Kaduna
  • Saminaka Satellite Prison, Kaduna
  • Soba Satellite Prison, Kaduna
  • Federal Prison, Zaria

19. Kano

  • Bichi Satellite Prison, Kano
  • Dawakin Tofa Satellite Prison, Kano
  • Federal Prison, Goron Dutse
  • Gwarzo New Satellite Prison, Kano
  • Kano Central Prison, Kano
  • Kiru Satellite Prison, Kano
  • Rano Satellite Prison, Kano
  • Sumaila Satellite Prison, Kano
  • Tudun Wada Satellite Prison, Kano
  • Federal Prison, Wudil

20. Katsina

  • Old Daura Prison, Katsina
  • Dutsinma Satellite Prison, Katsina
  • Ingawa Satellite Prison, Katsina
  • Jibia Satellite Prison, Katsina
  • Kankia Satellite Prison, Katsina
  • Federal Prison, Katsina
  • Malumfashi Satellite Prison, Katsina
  • Mani Satellite Prison, Katsina
  • New Maximum Security Prison, Daura
  • Maximum Security Prison, Funtua
  • Musawa Satellite Prison, Katsina

21. Kebbi

  • Federal Prison, Argungu
  • Bagundu Satellite Prison, Kebbi
  • Jega Satellite Prison, Kebbi
  • Kamba Satellite Prison, Kebbi
  • Kangiwa Satellite Prison, Kebbi
  • New Kebbi Prison
  • Old Kebbi Prison
  • Wara Satellite Prison, Kebbi
  • Federal Prison, Yelwa Yauri
  • Federal Prison, Zuru

22. Kogi

  • Federal Prison, Ankpa
  • Federal Prison, Dekina
  • Federal Prison, Idah
  • Federal Prison, Kabba
  • Federal Prison, Koton-Karfe
  • Federal Prison, Okene

23. Kwara

  • Federal Prison, Borstal
  • Federal Prison, Ilorin
  • Federal Prison, Mandala(New Ilorin)
  • Federal Prison, Lafiagi
  • Federal Maximum Security Prision, Omu-Aran

24. Lagos

  • Federal Prison, Badagry
  • Federal Prison, Ikoyi
  • Maximum Security Prison, Kirikiri
  • Medium Security Prison, Kirikiri
  • Kirikiri Women’s Prison – the only all-women’s prison in Nigeria

25. Nasarawa

  • Federal Prison, Lafia
  • Maximum Security Prison, Keffi
  • Federal Prison, Nassarawa
  • Federal Prison, Keffi (Old)
  • Federal Prison, Wamba

26. Niger

  • Federal Prison, Agaie
  • Federal Prison, Bida
  • Federal Prison, Kagara
  • Federal Prison, Lapai
  • Federal Prison, Minna
  • Maximum Security Prison, Kotongora
  • Maximum Security Prison, Minna
  • Federal Prison, Bussa(New)

27. Ogun

  • Federal Prison, Abeokuta
  • Federal Prison, Ago-Iwoye FC
  • Federal Prison, Borstal
  • Federal Prison, Ijebu-Ode
  • Federal Prison, Ilaro
  • New Maximum Security Prison, Abeokuta
  • Federal Prison, Shagamu

28. Ondo

  • Federal Female Prison, Ondo State
  • Maximum Security Prison, Akure
  • Maximum Security Prison, Ondo
  • Federal Prison, Okitipupa
  • Federal Prison, Owo

29. Osun

  • Federal Prison, Ile-Ife
  • Federal Prison, Ilesa

30. Oyo

  • Federal Prison, Agodi
  • Federal Prison, Ogbomoso Farm
  • Federal Prison, Oyo

31. Plateau

  • Federal Prison, Jos
  • Lakushi Farm Prison
  • Lamingo Prison Camp
  • Federal Prison, Langtang
  • Federal Prison, Pankshin
  • Federal Prison, Shedam
  • Federal Prison, Wase

32. Rivers

  • Federal Prison, Ahoada
  • Federal Prison, Degema
  • Elele Farm Prison
  • Federal Prison, Port-Harcourt

33. Sokoto

  • Federal Prison, Farm Centre – Bissalam
  • Gwadabawa Satellite Prison, Sokoto
  • Federal Prison, Sokoto
  • Tambuwal Satellite Prison, Sokoto
  • Wurno Satellite Prison, Sokoto

34. Taraba

  • Baissa Satellite Prison, Taraba
  • Bali Satellite Prison, Taraba
  • Gassol Satellite Prison, Taraba
  • Federal Prison, Gembu
  • Federal Prison, Jalingo
  • Karin – Lamido Satellite Prison, Taraba
  • Lau Satellite Prison, Taraba
  • M/Biyu Satellite Prison, Taraba
  • New Wukari Prison, Taraba
  • Federal Prison, Serti
  • Takum Satellite Prison, Taraba
  • Zing Satellite Prison, Taraba

35. Yobe

  • Damagun Satellite Prison, Yobe
  • Damaturu Satellite Prison, Yobe
  • Dapchi Satellite Prison, Yobe
  • Fika Satellite Prison, Yobe
  • Federal Prison, Gashua
  • Geidam Satellite Prison, Yobe
  • Maximum Security Prison, Potiskum
  • Federal Prison, Nguru

36. Zamfara

  • Gumi Satellite Prison, Zamfara
  • Maximum Security Prison, Gusau
  • Kaura Namoda Satellite Prison, Zamfara
  • Maru Satellite Prison, Zamfara
  • Talata Mafara Satellite Prison, Zamfara

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