A Federal High Court, Lagos has adjourned till March 11 further hearing in the $32 million fraud charge filed by the Office of the Attorney-General of the Federation against a Lagos socialite, Princess Toyin Akolade and 10 others.
9 Dec 2020
Abdulrasheed Maina, former Chairman, Pension Reformed Task Team (PRTT), on Wednesday, told the Federal High Court, Abuja, that he had no case to answer in the allegations levied against him by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).
20 Oct 2020
On September 17, 2020, President Muhammadu Buhari signed the Nigeria Police bill 2020 into law. This Act repeals the Police Act Cap. P19, laws of the federation, 2004...
26 May 2020
There is an unhealthy proliferation of views particularly by the social media and rumours concerning the judgment of the Supreme Court in Re: SC/622C/2019.
19 May 2020
I am not aware that the court declared the provision of the ACJA unconstitutional. It may well be in any event it appears, the chosen interpretation that commentators are ascribing.
21 Jan 2020
The Jigawa State Government has adopted the domestication of Administration of Criminal Justice Act (ACJA) and its implementation slated February 1, 2020.
30 Aug 2019
The Secretary of the Administration of Criminal Justice Acts (ACJA), Sulayman Kuku-Dawodu, has expressed concern that lack of witness support services has stalled the administration of criminal justice system in the country.
23 Jul 2019
The Rule of Law and Empowerment Initiative also known as Partners West Africa Nigeria (PWAN) has tasked government to make Administration of Criminal Justice Act...
4 Jun 2019
Orlu Branch chairman of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), Mr. Chuzzy Attama, spoke with COLLINS OSUJI about criminal justice system in Nigeria shortly after a workshop on promoting the Domestication and Implementation of Administration of Criminal Justice Act (ACJA) in various states of the country. What is your assessment of the workshop on promoting the…
3 Jun 2019
An FCT High Court Maitama on Monday admitted Philomins Chieshe, charged with alleged “missing” N35 million belonging to the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) to bail in the sum of N20 million. Chieshe, a clerical officer with JAMB, was arraigned last Friday by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) alongside Samuel Sale Umoru,…
3 May 2019
The Chief Judge of Oyo State, Justice Munta Abimbola, has urged members of the Committee of Administration of Criminal Justice Law (ACJL) 2016, to be efficient, ensure speedy justice delivery and prison de-congestion. Munta gave the advised on Friday, in Ibadan, during the inauguration of the committee, in Oyo State High Court, Ring Road, Ibadan.…