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25 Oct
As the world marked the 20th World Day against the Use of the Death Penalty with the theme “Death Penalty: A road paved with Torture”, two human rights groups, the Legal Defence & Assistance Project (LEDAP) and Human Rights Law Service...
12 Oct 2021
The Legal Defence and Assistance Project (LEDAP) in collaboration with the Human Right Law Service (HURILAWS) have called for the abolition of death penalty, particularly, against women in Nigeria.
16 Jun 2020
Until August 6, 2019, it would have been difficult to imagine that Nigerian soldiers could aim at a moving vehicle, kill three police officers and two civilians guarding a kidnap kingpin...
5 Nov 2019
Stakeholders in the justice system have advocated the implementation of non-custodial sentencing to decongest prisons and to give the right punishment to offenders.
10 Oct 2019
Human Rights Law Service (HURILAWS) and Legal Defence and Assistance Project (LEDAP) have urged the Federal Government to consider the abolishment of death penalty, which leaves severe trauma on the convicts’ relations.
27 Sep 2019
Lawyers under the auspices of the Human Rights Law Service (HURILAWS) has stressed the need to investigate the sources of funding for election petition process by a respondent...
24 Sep 2019
Coalition of civil society groups has condemned what it described as the harassment of democratic and humanitarian organizations, restrictions on rights to press freedom, speech and association by security agencies.
21 Sep 2018
A senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN) and Senior Counsel, Human Rights Law Service (HURILAWS), Dr. Olisa Agbakoba, has sought reduction in the cost of filing and procuring relevant documents for election petitions tribunals in the country. The firm particularly lamented that the N400,000 fee could discourage potential petitioners ahead of the 2019 polls. Represented by…
13 Sep 2017
Frederick Fasehun has urged the presidency to address the restructuring of the country by considering recommendations of the 2014 National Conference for the country’s peaceful co-existence as a matter of urgency.
17 Jan 2017
Lagos State House of Assembly on January 5, 2017 passed an anti-kidnapping bill and prescribed death penalty for convicts whose victims die in their custody.
17 May 2016
Human Rights Law Services (HURILAWS) has called for the amendment of the electoral act in order to recognize the use of  Card Reader during accreditation of voters ...


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WASHINGTON DC, United States of America, 20 March 2022, /African Media Agency/- Africa Fintech Summit is pleased to announce Prosper Africa as a Gold Sponsor for Africa Fintech Summit in 2023 to be held in Washington DC on the 12th April 2023 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C. Prosper Africa is the U.S. Government initiative to…
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Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq has said the overwhelming victory that the All Progressives Congress (APC) recorded in the Saturday polls underscored the desire of the citizens to continue along the path of positive progress Kwara has recorded over the past three years. “This victory is truly humbling, and we give all glory to God…
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The Apex Igbo Socio-cultural organisation, Ohanaeze Ndigbo Worldwide has urged Federal Government to intervene into what it described as “ethnic profiling of the Igbo in Lagos State” since 2023 election began.
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Lagos State Governor, Babajide Olusola Sanwo-Olu, has announced that the 20 per cent salary increment for civil servants in the state should take effect immediately.
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Tells PDP Candidates to submit required documents for legal battle within 72 hours The National Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party, Senator Samuel Anyanwu, has kicked against the results of the just-concluded Imo state House of Assembly elections which took place on Saturday. Speaking to Journalists in Abuja on Monday, Anyanwu rejected the results in…