Sunday, 22nd May 2022
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1 Mar
The Legal Defence and Assistance Project (LEDAP) has commended President Muhammadu Buhari for signing the Electoral Act Amendment Bill 2021 into law.
27 Jan
The Legal Defence and Assistance Project (LEDAP) has called on Federal Government to implement the universal free basic education act for every Nigerian child, particularly, the girl-child.
14 Dec
As the world celebrates the International Human Rights Day, Legal Defence and Assistance Project (LEDAP) has urged the Nigerian Government to advance human rights by ensuring equality of all Nigerians in dignity and rights.
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.
10 Aug 2021
The Nigerian Correctional Service (NCS) has always chorused the frustration of custodial congestion. The Service, at every opportunity tells whoever cares to listen that its facilities are over-crowded with pre-trial detainees.
6 Jul 2021
Legal Defence and Assistance Project (LEDAP) has condemned what it said was a media trial and police parade of Chidinma Adaora Ojukwu, the 300 level student of the department of mass communication at the University...
22 Jun 2021
The Legal Defence and Assistance Project (LEDAP) has condemned the inhumane and degrading act committed against the Chairman of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) Makurdi branch, Mr. Justin Gbagir...
18 Apr 2021
I am worried over rape and sexual exploitation of women and girls displaced by the conflict with Boko Haram who are in need of water and food.
16 Mar 2021
Legal Defence and Assistance Project (LEDAP) has called on the Nigerian Government to amend the constitution and enact policies to increase women political participation in Nigeria.
30 Nov 2020
The Federal Government, was therefore, called upon to take steps to comply with international and regional human rights obligations regarding access to maternal health care services, abortion and other SRHR-related ....
7 Jul 2020
Non-governmental organisations and civil society groups such as the Prisoners Rehabilitation and Welfare Action (PRAWA) and the Legal Defence Action Project (LEDAP) have called on the federal government...
16 Jun 2020
A coalition of non-governmental organisations, including Legal Defence and Assistance Project (LEDAP), Malala Fund and Connected Development (CODE) have called on President Muhammadu Buhari to reassess the unprecedented budget cuts on social services. It lamented that the appropriation for Universal Basic Education (UBE) had been reduced to 54 per cent, Ministry of Education 20 per…


1 day ago
The Police Command in Lagos State says it will arrest both motorcyclists and passengers as part of measures to enforce the ban on commercial motorcycle operations in the state.
1 day ago
Five people, including four members of the same family, were killed in a tourist plane crash in the French Alps on Saturday, rescue services said.
1 day ago
Former President Goodluck Jonathan has faulted the hearing of arbitrations for the contracts entered by the Federal Government with International Organizations in the United Kingdom.
1 day ago
The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) on Saturday confirmed the rescue of one person, and the recovery of one dead person in a two-storey building that collapsed at Freeman Road, Lagos Island...
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Five soldiers and 30 "terrorists" were killed in fighting in northern Burkina Faso after the suspected jihadists attacked a military base in large numbers on Saturday, the army said.