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6 Aug 2019
The Executive President of the Institute of Criminology and Penology, Nigeria (ICPN), Solomon George Osagwena, has commended the former Chief Judge of Lagos State, Justice Opeyemi Oke, for the use of restorative justice in the settlement of the dispute in the state.
1 Jan 2019
The former chairman of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), Ikeja branch, Mr. Adesina Ogunlana has sued the Chief Judge of the state, Justice Opeyemi Oke over the increment on filing fees. The lawyers in the suit are challenging the powers of the Chief Judge of the state to increase filing fees with about 1000 percent,…
23 Oct 2018
The Lagos State Scout Council last week, inducted 17 judges and nine magistrates of the Lagos State Judiciary.
17 Oct 2018
Lagos State judiciary has concluded plans to review its Civil Procedure Rules 2012, to ensure speedy dispensation of justice.
16 Oct 2018
The Chief Judge of Lagos State, Justice Opeyemi Oke, yesterday disclosed that a total of 23,900 cases were treated by the Lagos State judiciary between October 2017 and September this year.   The Chief Judge made disclosure at the special church service to mark the beginning of 2018/2019 Legal Year in the Lagos State.  …
4 Sep 2018
The Chief Judge of Lagos State, Justice Opeyemi Oke has reiterated her commitment to improve public access, transparency and accountability to boost confidence of the public in the judiciary.
3 Apr 2018
To ensure uniformity in sentencing, the Chief Judge of Lagos State, Justice Opeyemi Oke has launched new sentencing guidelines.
27 Mar 2018
For efficient and effective justice delivery in the state, the Chief Judge of Lagos State, Justice Opeyemi Oke, has inaugurated solar power source for use of the courts.  The pilot phase of the project, the first of its kind in all judicial divisions, was commissioned yesterday at the Chief Magistrate Court, Yaba.    She noted…
6 Mar 2018
The Chief Judge (CJ) of Lagos State, Justice Opeyemi Oke has set Task Force Committee on Old Cases to eradicate delays and decongest the courts.      The CJ disclosed this at a press conference to announce the inauguration of a scheme to clear backlog of old cases in the state.     The scheme was…
27 Feb 2018
AN inmate of Kirikiri Medium Security Prison, Lucky Nelson, who is suffering from tuberculosis has been freed by the Chief Judge (CJ) of Lagos State, Justice Opeyemi Oke
15 Jan 2018
The Acting Chairman, Economic and Financial Crime Commission (EFCC), Mr Ibrahim Magu on Monday paid a surprise visit to the newly appointed Chief Judge of Lagos State, Justice Opeyemi Oke.
20 Oct 2017
Justice Opeyemi Oke who was confirmed as Chief Justice of the State yesterday has voiced preference for the death penalty, saying the punishment would serve as deterrent.


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Three persons have been reportedly trapped while one has been confirmed dead in a fresh building collapse on Monday night in Ikorodu area of Lagos State. Two other persons were rescued from the collapsed two-storey building by residents of the area. Confirming the incident on Tuesday,, the South West Coordinator of the National Emergency Management…
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Comedian and magician Phil Butler has died at the age of 51. His cause of death remains unknown as it has not yet been announced. Phil’s agents Chris Davis Management issued a statement following his sad passing. Sharing a statement on Twitter, they confirmed: It is with huge sadness we have to announce the passing…
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