Saturday, 25th March 2023
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10 Nov 2020
Academics, among other Nigerians, have called for urgent review or scrapping of the nation’s quota policy in varsity admissions to promote equity and national development.
9 Jun 2020
The Human Rights Law Service (HURILAW) and the World Coalition Against the Death Penalty have called for a worldwide moratorium on the death penalty as a result of the ravaging coronavirus pandemic.
26 May 2020
The Human Rights Law Service (HURILAWS) and the Lagos lawyer, Ebun-Olu Adegboruwa (SAN) have commended President Muhammadu Buhari for signing Executive Order No. 10 of 2020...
12 Oct 2019
Lawyers have adduced reasons why kidnapping remains a lucrative “business” across the country despite the prescription of death penalty for the offence in some states.
14 May 2019
This is not true. Awaiting trial inmates have reduced today and the use of non-custodial sentencing has assisted a lot in achieving this.
1 May 2019
The Human Rights Law Services (HURILAW) has advocated urgent reforms of the non-custodial provisions of the Lagos Administration of Criminal Justice Law (ACJL) 2015.
25 Sep 2018
Human Rights Law Services (HURILAWS) has expressed concern over the high cost of procuring relevant documents needed for election petition tribunals.
10 Jan 2017
The Human Rights Law Service (HURILAWS) has condemned the decision by the Lagos State House of Assembly to prescribe death penalty for kidnapping, describing it as disappointing.


13 mins ago
At least 23 people were killed as a devastating tornado ripped across the southern US state of Mississippi, tearing off roofs, smashing cars and flattening entire neighborhoods.
2 hours ago
Russian President Vladimir Putin said Saturday he would deploy tactical nuclear weapons in neighbour and ally Belarus. Putin has repeatedly issued thinly veiled threats he could use nuclear weapons in Ukraine, reviving Cold War-era fears.
2 hours ago
Babajide Sanwo-Olu, the Governor of Lagos State, has reconsidered his decision to appeal the High Court judgment in favour of Clement Adedotun, the Uber driver who was assaulted during the first anniversary of the #EndSARS protest in October 2021. In an Instagram post he shared on his handle on Saturday evening, he stated that he…
4 hours ago
Four people were confirmed dead in a multiple accident involving a tanker and two cars at Lafenwa area of Abeokuta in Ogun on Friday night.
5 hours ago
The Nigerian Army on Saturday graduated 594 ex-Boko Haram members after undergoing six months Deradicalisation, Rehabilitation and Reintegration (DRR) programme in Gombe State.