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Suspension of Sudan from African Union Not Enough, By Femi Falana

After months of prevarication, the African Union (AU) eventually suspended Sudan from the continental organisation last week. The suspension was ...

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KANO STATE SIGNS INTO LAW THE ADMINISTRATION OF CRIMINAL JUSTICE LAW 2019.

Gov. Ganduje on May 8, 2019 finally signs into law the Kano State Administration of Criminal Justice bill. The bill ...

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A defence counsel has apologized to court on behalf of the ex-UNILAG lecturer’s absence in alleged rape trial.

A defence counsel, Olanrewaju Ajanaku, on Monday apologised to an Ikeja High Court on behalf of Dr Afeez Baruwa, an ...

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Lagos moves to end imprisonment of petty offenders

Days after calls from an advocacy group, the Chief Judge of Lagos State, Justice Opeyemi Oke has said petty offenders ...

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Court Jails Two For Belonging To Unlawful Association, Stealing

Justice Oluwatoyin Taiwo on Monday convicted and sentenced two middle year old man, Suleiman Sanni and Taiwo Ibrahim to three ...

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BROTHER KILLS SIBLING, DENIES MOTHER

A Lagos High Court sitting in Ikeja, has sentenced a 33-year-old, Allen Abiodun, to death for stabbing his younger brother ...

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Billionaire Kidnapper: Evans was not forced to make confessional statements – Judge

Justice Oluwatoyin Taiwo of an Ikeja Special Offences Court on Friday held that alleged kidnap kingpin, Chukwudimeme Onwuamadike alias Evans, ...

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Hope rises for kids locked up with adults in Nigerian prisons

After persistent advocacy over detention of under aged offenders along with adults in Nigerian prisons, a major step has been ...

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Court Revokes Ex-Mainstreet Bank MD’s Bail

Justice Olusola Williams of a Special Offences Court sitting in Ikeja, Lagos, has revoked the bail granted to banker, Chester ...

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OPINIONS:

NEW LAW: Confessional Statements Taken By Security Agents In The Absence Of Accused’s Lawyers Are Inadmissible And Useless In Law ...

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LEDAP HOSTS A 2-DAY NATIONAL SUMMIT ON EFFECTIVE PROSECUTION OF CRIMES IN NIGERIA. 

The Legal Defence and Assistance Project with the support of MacArthur Foundation and in collaboration with the Federal Justice Reform ...

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LAGOS LAUNCHES PRACTICE DIRECTIONS FOR ADMINISTRATION OF CRIMINAL, RESTORATIVE JUSTICE

Lagos State Judiciary has launched the Practice Directions for Administration of Criminal Justice Law, ACJL, and the Restorative Justice that ...

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YOBE STATE SOON TO ADOPT THE ACJL BILL

LEDAP hosted a 2-day workshop for the Justice Reform Team of Yobe State which held on the 18th – 19th ...

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Ebonyi CJ frees 26 Prison inmates

The Chief Judge of Ebonyi State, Alloy Nwankwo, on Monday in Abakaliki freed 26 awaiting trial inmates of the Abakaliki ...

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Transfer of Fayose’s case, contrary to ACJA – lawyer

A Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN) Olalekan Ojo and counsel, to the second accused in the ongoing trial of the former ...

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Lekki hotel gang rape: Complainant seeks withdrawal of case; ACJA prohibits court from staying proceedings says prosecution.

A 24-year-old woman (name withheld), allegedly drugged at a  nightclub and gang-raped in a hotel at Lekki, Lagos, by two ...

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