Access to Justice
A group the Access to Justice (A2J) has called for the immediate resignation of the Minister of Information, Lai Mohammed, for showing wanton and brazen contempt for the lives of young Nigerians
Access to Justice (A2J) has urged the National Judicial Council (NJC) to cancel the appointment of high court judges in Abia State, over the allegations of corruption against it.
A non-governmental organization, Access to Justice (A2J) has called on the Police to either take Glory Okolie to court or release her unconditionally.
Access to Justice has called for an end to strike action by the Judicial Staff Union of Nigeria (JUSUN) over fears that it is presenting an open ticket for human rights violations. The Lagos based human rights organisation, expressed concerns over the negative impact the three-week long strike has had on those who require services…
Access to Justice (A2J) has called for the arrest of the Chairman, Code of Conduct Bureau (CCB) Mr. Danladi Umar and his aides for assaulting a security guard, Mr. Clement Sargwak, at Banex Plaza, Abuja.
10 Nov 2020
Following the freezing of some EndSARS promoters accounts by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Access to Justice (A2J) has denounced the action.
21 Apr 2020
Access to Justice (A2J), a justice sector watchdog, has declared that the COVID-19 pandemic has exposed Nigerian judiciary’s lack of vision.
14 Apr 2020
Nigerian human rights watchdog, Access to Justice (A2J) has charged the federal government to initiate a prompt, thorough, impartial and independent investigation into the incident in Kaduna Maximum Custodial Centre that led to the loss of lives of inmates of that centre.
14 Apr 2020
A human rights group, Access to Justice, has urged the Federal Government to intensify health education on COVID-19 for detainees as well as urgent disinfection and distribution of sanitary materials to all holding facilities.
31 Jul 2018
Access to Justice (A2J) has urged the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to remain politically neutral and focus exclusively on fighting corruption. The group in a statement endorsed by its director and programme officer, Mr. Joseph Otteh and Daniel Igiekhumhe said using the commission’s powers to serve partisan ends would harm the perception of…
12 Dec 2017
As the world celebrates the human rights day, a non-governmental organization, Access to Justice (A2J), has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to restore the rule of law in the country. According to the group, thousands of Nigerians lost their lives to violence perpetrated by forces of the state. The group alleged that:”Many were randomly picked up…
25 Jul 2017
Access to Justice, (A2J) has called on the National Judicial Council (NJC) to reduce the amount of vacation time judges cumulatively enjoy in Nigeria to nine weeks.