Falana-led Coalition Calls For Monthly Inspection Of Police Stations, Detention Facilities by Judges

The Alliance on Surviving COVID-19 And Beyond, a coalition of over 80 civil society organisations and organised labour, has advocated for monthly inspection of police stations and detention facilities by judges and chief magistrates. The group in a statement by its Chairman, Femi Falana, said that Section 34 of the Administration of Criminal Justice Act,... Continue Reading →

FG’s move to deduct state funds for judiciary illegal – Wike

The Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, on Friday rejected the Federal Government’s decision to deduct funds accrued to the states on behalf of state judiciaries. Wike, according to a statement issued by his Special Assistant on Media, Kelvin Ebiri, stated this during a special court session organised to mark the opening of the 2020/2021 legal... Continue Reading →

Senate to investigate conviction of six Nigerians for funding Boko Haram in UAE

The Senate said on Monday it would open an investigation into the conviction of six Nigerians in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) for funding the Boko Haram sect. The Abu Dhabi Federal Court of Appeal had last week upheld the conviction of the six men – Surajo Abubakar Muhammad, Saleh Yusuf Adamu, Ibrahim Ali Alhassan,... Continue Reading →

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