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The Directorate of Public Prosecution (DPP), Lagos State Ministry of Justice, has said that 2,663 inmates out of 2,423 representing 91 percent of total inmates enrolled at the five federal correctional centres in the state, as at December 2020, are awaiting trial.
The Lagos State Government has revealed that since the advent of the second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic, 566 persons have been arrested, 502 convicted and 32 clubs and event centres shut for breaching COVID-19 regulations in the state.
Lagos is seeking to tweak its chieftaincy law as it is concerned over the large number of monarchs in the state.
The Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, on Sunday quoted President Muhammadu Buhari as telling families to turn back children who bring home unaccounted goods.
Dr Paul Usoro, the Outgoing President of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), on Wednesday, welcomed all delegates to the 60th edition of the Annual General Conference, calling for unity which he said had been the strength of the bar over 60 years.
Mrs Yinka Adeyemi, the Director of the Lagos State Directorate of Public Prosecution (DPP), on Tuesday said that courts in Lagos delivered 122 judgments on sexual offences cases from January 2020 to July 2020.
Fitness enthusiasts numbering 202 were on Thursday tried by two Lagos mobile courts at the Force Criminal Investigation Department (CID), Panti, Yaba, for violating lockdown order.
Mr Bayo Akinlade, the Chairman of the Ikorodu Branch of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), on Monday frowned at the continued prosecution of cases in the magistrates’ courts by the police.
A 13-year-old housemaid, Monsurat, is battling burns her boss, one Mrs Mariam Hafia, allegedly inflicted on her stomach and lap with a hot electric iron.
The Lagos State Government has urged all hotels, restaurants, and events centres operators in the state to respect the decision of the court on the Lagos State Hotel Occupancy and Restaurant (Fiscalisation) Regulations 2017.
May & Baker Nigeria Plc on Wednesday announced the retirement of Theophilus Danjuma as a director and the Chairman of the Board of Directors of the company.
The Lagos State Government at the weekend charged residents of the state on the need to plant tree and turn waste to wealth by recycling empty bottles for a cleaner and safer environment.
As part of the activities slated for the 2019 Law Week, members of the Ikeja Branch of Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), will on July 2, visit prisoners at the Ikoyi Prisons to provide them with “Pro bono” legal services.
A Lagos High Court in Igbosere has renewed a bench warrant for the arrest of former Super Eagles captain, Augustine Jay-Jay Okocha for alleged tax evasion.
The National Union of Lagos State Students in tertiary institutions across the country has appealed to the Lagos State Government to release the outstanding payment of 2017/2018 bursary and scholarship of its members.
A Lagos High Court siting in Igbosere on Tuesday sentenced one Kamoru Kushimo to 10 years imprisonment for stabbing his friend to death during an argument over who would win the country’s 2015 general election.
In spite of the court boycott directive by the Nigerian Bar Association, many judges at the Ikeja High Court Complex adjudicated over cases.
The Lagos State Government has issued 313 Legal Advice through the office of the Directorate of Public Prosecution (DPP) out of a total of 320 police duplicate files received in the last three months, a quarterly report of Lagos Criminal Information System (LCIS) has revealed.
A number of individuals and organisations were on Friday night honoured at the Commendation Ceremony of the Lagos State Domestic and Sexual Violence Response Team.
A medical expert on Friday told an Ikeja Domestic Violence and Sexual Offences Court that her findings revealed that the two-year and 11-month old pupil of Chrisland School was defiled.
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In a move that gives credence and endorsement of the commitment of the Udom Emmanuel led administration in ensuring openness, transparency and accountability in budgeting and governance, the Akwa Ibom State Government has been ranked one of the best performing states in the 2020 sub-National Budget Transparency Survey.
Lagos State Government has inaugurated a six-member Governing Board for Alternative High School for Girls In Aboju area of the state.
Iran began enriching uranium to 60% purity in order to show its technical capacity after a sabotage attack at a nuclear plant, and the move is quickly reversible if the United States lifts sanctions, the Iranian government said on Tuesday.
The Director General of the National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP), Imaan Sulaiman Ibrahim, has called for effective counter - Trafficking policies and ideas to tackle the manace of human trafficking.
A former Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Prof. Kingsley Moghalu, has asked young people in Nigeria to actively participate in politics and help reshape the future of the country.
After the final whistle, Neymar was captured celebrating euphorically right in front of Bayern’s Kimmich, who had been vocal about his side’s ability to potentially overcome PSG ahead of the second leg despite their first-leg defeat, but the Brazil star has since insisted he was not trying to mock his opponent.
Not impressed with the rancorous outcome of political parties congresses and primary elections, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has threatened to blacklist erring parties from its books.
Thomas Tuchel says it will be “special” to be the first German to manage a team in an FA Cup Final after Chelsea win over Man City.
Myanmar’s neighbours have to negotiate with a newly formed government of national unity if they want to help resolve the turmoil triggered a by a Feb. 1 military coup and they should not recognise the junta, a unity government official said.
Head coach of Shooting Stars Sports Club (3SC) of Ibadan, Edith Olumide Agoye, has identified inconsistencies in the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) as a major factor affecting Nigeria’s football.