Lagos orders release of 253 detainees
For failure to establish a prima facie case against 253 persons arrested in connection with the criminality that followed the EndSARS protests, the Commissioner for Justice and Attorney-General of Lagos State, Moyosore Onigbanjo (SAN), has directed the police to immediately release them.
Lagos State to prosecute truck driver for allegedly killing two
The Lagos State Government has promised to ensure that the driver and owner of a truck, which container fell on a commercial bus, killing two passengers and injuring three others, are arrested and prosecuted for the tragic incident. The state's Attorney General and Commissioner of Justice, Moyosore Onigbanjo (SAN) made this known when he visited…
Lagos prosecutes 185 cases in 60 days
The Lagos State Government has prosecuted about 185 cases within the months of March and April 2020 from three magisterial districts of Ogba, Ebute-Meta and Ikorodu. This is contained in the monthly report of district prosecutors released by the ministry.In the report, prosecution of the 185 cases was approved after been filtered by the district prosecutors…
Lagos orders release of 11 children from prison custody
Lagos State commissioner for justice and attorney-general, Moyosore Onigbanjo, SAN, has ordered the release of 11 children held in prison custody in the state. Onigbanjo in a statement by the ministry's spokesman Kayode Oyekanmi said the children's imprisonment was contrary to the provision of Section 207 of the Lagos State Child Rights Law of 2015.…
Legal experts task aspiring lawyers on capacity building
Prominent legal practitioners have charged aspiring lawyers to shun materialism and build competence for career enhancement.They made the charge in Lagos last week during a capacity building programme for final year law students of the University of Lagos.