Month: July 2016

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PRESS RELEASE: IMMMINENT EXECUTION OF NIGERIANS: LEDAP CALLS ON THE NIGERIAN GOVERNMENT TO INTERVENE

Release date: 28 July 2016

PRESS RELEASE.

IMMMINENT EXECUTION OF NIGERIANS:  LEDAP CALLS ON THE NIGERIAN GOVERNMENT TO INTERVENE

LEDAP calls on the Nigerian Government to urgently intervene in the imminent executions of some Nigerians in Indonesia. The office of the Attorney General Muhammad Prasetyo has announced that 14 drug convicts will be executed soon. Continue reading “PRESS RELEASE: IMMMINENT EXECUTION OF NIGERIANS: LEDAP CALLS ON THE NIGERIAN GOVERNMENT TO INTERVENE”

PRESS RELEASE: AFTER 11 YEARS, COURT NULLIFIES DEATH SENTENCE

  

 

PRESS RELEASE

 

AFTER 11 YEARS, COURT NULLIFIES DEATH SENTENCE 

As the Legal year comes to an end, the Court of Appeal once again discharged and acquitted Mr. Ganiyu Wahab, a death row inmate after 11years in prison.

Mr. Ganiyu Wahab was arrested on the 23rd day of January, 2005 on the allegation of murder and subsequently convicted and sentenced to death on the 2nd day of July 2007 in a judgment delivered by Honorable Justice Oluwayemi of the Lagos High Court. Continue reading “PRESS RELEASE: AFTER 11 YEARS, COURT NULLIFIES DEATH SENTENCE”

THE NATION: LEGAL ADVISORY VOLUNTEERS MONITOR DETENTION CENTERS

 

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  Some lawyers and paralegals under the Lagos Legal Advice Scheme have volunteered to monitor detention centres to ensure that the police respect human rights.

At a workshop in Lagos by the Justice for All Programme (J4A), they were taught what to watch out for in the stations.

Sponsored by the UK Department for International Development (DFID) with support from civil society organisations, the scheme is aimed at ensuring effective policing in line with international standards.

Programmes Director, Legal Defence and Assistance Project (LEDAP), Adaobi Egboka, urged the volunteers to report any rights violations in any station.

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