The Lagos State Government, through the Advisory Council on Prerogative of Mercy, on Friday pardoned 14 inmates of the Maximum Security Prison in Kirikiri who have been imprisoned for over 20 years for various offences, while 20 others on death row had their punishment converted to life imprisonment.Read More
Pakistani Christian woman Asia Bibi, who spent eight years on death row for blasphemy, has been freed from jail, her lawyer said Thursday.Read More
Federal Government said it would continue to engage Saudi Arabian
authorities in negotiations over the fate of Nigerians on death row for alleged drug trafficking in that country.
KADUNA — Governor Idris Wada of Kogi State has granted amnesty to Mr Lasisi Yusuf, a 67-year-old convict, who has been on death row in Kaduna prison for nearly 18 years.Read More
An Iranian film director is to hold a private screening of his latest movie on Saturday to raise funds to save the life of a 26-year-old on death row.Read More