Niger State Bureau of Statistics

Crime and Justice Statistics

This unit is responsible for making available to the general public some basic information on judicial matters and crime rate in the state. The data from this unit were collected from Niger state Judiciary, i.e(High court of justice and Sharia court of Appeal), Nigeria Prison services, National Drug Law Enforcement Agencies(NDLEA) and the Nigeria Police. Justice The unit provides data such as the number of judicial and corrective institutions, number of disposed criminal and civil cases, the population of prison inmates by sex, age as well as the mode of their imprisonment according to offences committed. The data /publication from this unit will be relevant to Research students, criminologists, legal practitioners, law enforcement Agents/Agencies and the general public.

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