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LAGOS DSVRT, TRADITIONAL RULERS WALK AGAINST SEXUAL AND GENDER-BASED VIOLENCE

The Lagos State Domestic and Sexual Violence Response Team (DSVRT), in collaboration with two Paramount Rulers, Oba Sefiu Olatunji Adewale, Olu of Epe and Oba Kamorudeen Ishola Animashaun, Olaoja of Epe, today participated in an advocacy walk to end Sexual and Gender Based Violence in Epe. Speaking during the event, the traditional rulers commended the present administration for its efforts …

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LAGOS OPENS MORE MEDIATION OFFICES ACROSS THE STATE

The Lagos State government has inaugurated more Citizens Mediation Offices in Ojokoro, Epe, Eredo and Ikosi-Ejinrin as parts of efforts to provide avenues to residents for resolving their disputes amicably as well as in an attempt to decongest the courtrooms in the State. The Director of the Citizens Mediation Centre, Mrs. Oluwatoyin Odusanya, who disclosed this recently, said the creation …

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2017 MINISTERIAL PRESS BRIEFING

  MINISTERIAL PRESS BRIEFING ON THE ACTIVITIES OF THE LAGOS STATE MINSTRY OF JUSTICE ON THE OCCASION OF 2 YEARS IN OFFICE OF HIS EXCELLENCY, GOVERNOR OF LAGOS STATE, MR AKINWUNMI AMBODE.   PRESENTED BY     ADENIJI KAZEEM THE HONOURABLE ATTORNEY GENERAL AND COMMISSIONER FOR JUSTICE     AT   BAGAUDA KALTO PRESS CENTRE THE SECRETARIAT, ALAUSA, IKEJA   …

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LAGOS JUDGES SET TO BEGIN EASTER VACATION

The Lagos State Chief Judge, Hon.Justice Olufunmilayo Atilade has approved Friday 14th to Friday 21st of April, 2017 as Easter holiday for all Judges of the State High Court. A statement signed by the Acting Chief Registrar of the High Court of Lagos State Mrs D.T.Olatokun, stated that the Chief Judge approved the break pursuant to order 45, Rule 4(A)&(B) …

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LAGOS BEGINS DATA GATHERING ON CRIMINAL SUSPECTS

The Lagos State Government on Monday commenced the process of building up data on criminal suspects to aid the gathering of important intelligence that would eventually assist in tracing defendants and providing accurate bio-data for the Courts during prosecution of criminal cases. The State Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice, Mr. Adeniji Kazeem, who disclosed this while handing over 750,000 …

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MR. MOSEDIQ ADENIJI KAZEEM – ATTORNEY-GENERAL AND COMMISSIONER FOR JUSTICE

Mosediq Adeniji Kazeem hails from Isale-Eko in Lagos Island and was born in Lagos, Nigeria on 19th April 1965 to Late Honourable Justice BoonyaminOladiranKazeema former Solicitor General of the Federation and Judge of Supreme Court of Nigeria and Princess JemilatAdetounKazeem a daughter of late Oba Adeniji –Adele II of Lagos. He attended St Saviours School, EbuteMetta, Lagos for his primary …

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MRS. SUSAN YEJIDE KOLAWOLE -DIRECTOR, LEGISLATIVE DRAFTING

Susan Yejide Kolawole graduated from the University of Ife, (now known as ObafemiAwolowo University,) Ile- Ife in July 1985, and was called to the Nigerian Bar in October 1986. Her experience in General Legal Practice spans a period of Twenty Six (26) years post qualification, covering a stint as Senior Partner, Kolawole, Kolawole& Co., a Law Firm based in Lagos from …

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MRS ABIOLA OSENI-DIRECTOR-COMMERCIAL LAW

Mrs Abiola Oseni, the current director, department of Commercial Law had her Primary School education at Holy Child College, Lagos, from where she moved to the Federal Government College, Lagos for her Secondary School education. In 1986, she graduated from the University of Lagos, Akoka, with a degree in Law and an LLM in 1990 from the same University. Her …

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QUADRI SAHEED ADEBISI – DIRECTOR-CIVIL LITIGATION

Mr. Quadri Saheed Adebisi  is a product of Ansar-ud-Deen Grammar School, Surulere, Lagos and a graduate of the University of Ife, Ile-Ife (now ObafemiAwolowoUniversity, Ile-Ife)) where he obtained the LLB degree with honours  and was called to the Nigerian Bar in 1988. He started his career in the Legal profession at the Federal Ministry of Justice, Marina, Lagos in 1989. …

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