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”
On the 22nd of July 2015, LEDAP with the Zonal Command, Nigeria Police Force Zone 2, Onikan Lagos
launched the model police statement taking room with the support of Justice for All (J4A) Programme of the UK Department for International Development (DFID). Continue reading “Launch of Model Police Statement Taking Room”
Back in 1988
I trained as a photographer but back in the 80s I didn’t have enough photography work to sustain me so I worked with my father who traded in cattle. My father was an old man so I joined him and I used to go to the bush to buy the animals. Continue reading “Sentenced to Death, An Innocent Man Steps Out After 24 Years in Prison – Olatunji Olaide shares his story of Survival, Freedom & Hope”
Lagos – Some lawyers on Friday hailed the Supreme Court order directing the National Assembly to halt the amendment of the 1999 Constitution pending the determination of the substantive suit.
The lawyers said in Lagos that the apex court’s decision was a good development.
Stakeholders last Wednesday in Abuja brainstormed on the Nigeria Bar Associations (NBA) Pro Bono (free legal services) initiative at a roundtable workshop and suggested various ways to make the scheme work. Continue reading “Stakeholders Brainstorm On NBA’s Pro Bono Project”
The Chairman, Nigerian Bar Association, NBA, Borno State chapter, Abdulwasiu Alfa has called on the Federal Government to produce names of Boko Haram sponsors within 21 days and prosecute them. Continue reading “Borno NBA Gives FG 21 Days To Name, Prosecute Sponsors”
LEDAP today lauds the President’s landmark act of signing the Administration of Criminal Justice Bill (ACJ Bill) into law. Continue reading “LEDAP Commends President Goodluck Jonathan For Signing The Administration Of Criminal Justice Bill (ACJ Bill) To Law”
Today, the Human Rights Agenda Network (HRAN) celebrates with civil society and the whole nation over the news that President Goodluck Jonathan signed the landmark Administration of Criminal Justice Bill, 2013 (ACJ Bill) on Thursday, 14th May 2015. Continue reading “HRAN Celebrates The Signing Of The ACJ Bill By President Goodluck Jonathan”