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Appointment Of Fifteen (15) Additional Judges For The Bench Of The National Industrial Court Of Nigeria

DATED 27th DAY OF NOVEMBER, 2015

Augustine Alegeh SAN, the President of the Nigerian Bar Association, hereby notifies all legal practitioners that the Chief Justice of Nigeria and the Chairman of the National Judicial Council has approved the commencement of the exercise for the appointment of fifteen (15) additional Judges for the National Industrial Court of Nigeria. Continue reading “Appointment Of Fifteen (15) Additional Judges For The Bench Of The National Industrial Court Of Nigeria”

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Ayodele Ogunlana Freed By LEDAP After 7 Years On Death Row

DATE OF JUDGEMENT: OCTOBER 23, 2015

Mr. Ayodele Ogunlana and Mr. Kelvin Inyam were both charged with Armed Robbery and Conspiracy To Commit Armed Robbery under Section 402 of The Criminal Code. Mr. Ayodele was found not guilty and was discharged and acquitted by Hon. Justice A. O. Akinlade of the Lagos High Court. The other accused person, Mr. Kelvin was found guilty as charged and was sentenced to death by hanging. Continue reading “Ayodele Ogunlana Freed By LEDAP After 7 Years On Death Row”

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EVENT: One-Day Strategic Roundtable And Training On The Moratorium Of The Death Penalty In Nigeria

Nigeria anti-Death Penalty Group (NDEPELG) held a one-day strategic roundtable on evaluating and revising the punitive aspects of justice administration in Delta State on the 12th of November 2015. LEDAP, a member of the group, has in the past 10years implemented projects on improvement of criminal justice administration in Nigeria through trainings and introduction of good practices in criminal case management Continue reading “EVENT: One-Day Strategic Roundtable And Training On The Moratorium Of The Death Penalty In Nigeria”

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LEDAP, The Lagos State Secretariat Of The NCAA, Revamps Its Campaign On The Passage Of The Gender And Equal Opportunities Bill (GEOB)

As part of its Women’s Rights initiative, LEDAP, the Lagos State branch of the National Coalition for Affirmative Action (NCAA) in partnership LASGAT and SAVI, has renewed its efforts to ensure the smooth passage of the Gender and Equal Opportunities Bill (GEOB). Continue reading “LEDAP, The Lagos State Secretariat Of The NCAA, Revamps Its Campaign On The Passage Of The Gender And Equal Opportunities Bill (GEOB)”

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10th October 2015: Press Release On The World Day Against The Death Penalty

As the world marks the 13th World Day against the use of the Death Penalty with focus on raising awareness around the application of the death penalty for drug-related offences, LEDAP reminds Nigerian government and Nigerian foreign missions of their legal obligations under the Vienna Convention on the Consular Rights Services, to provide consular support to its citizens that are in conflict with the law abroad. Continue reading “10th October 2015: Press Release On The World Day Against The Death Penalty”