Justice Opeyemi Oke
Institute commends ex-Lagos CJ over restorative justice
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.
Former NBA chairman drags Lagos CJ to court over filing fee
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,…
Lagos judiciary to review civil procedure rules
Lagos State judiciary has concluded plans to review its Civil Procedure Rules 2012, to ensure speedy dispensation of justice.
Over 23, 000 cases disposed off in the last legal year, says Lagos CJ
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. …
Lagos Chief Justice launches sentencing guidelines
To ensure uniformity in sentencing, the Chief Judge of Lagos State, Justice Opeyemi Oke has launched new sentencing guidelines.
Lagos CJ commissions solar power plants for courts
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…
Lagos CJ inaugurates panel on delay in cases
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…
Inmate suffering from tuberculosis released from prison
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
EFCC boss visits Lagos Chief Judge, canvasses media, judiciary support for anti-graft war
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.