The population in Nigerian correctional centres had surpassed capacity by 23.4k inmates as of Nov 2023

With 68% of 80.7k inmates awaiting trial, Nigerian correctional centres have 23.4k (41%) more inmates than their 57.2k capacity. From October 2021 to November 2023, 10.6k inmates have been added to the country's prison population.
Source:
Dataphyte, Intelpoint, Nigerian Correctional Services
Period:
2021 - 2023
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