Court Awards 20 Million Naira Damages Against The Police For The Unlawful Killing Of Joseph Azubuike

A2Justice in its effort and campaign against extra-judicial killings in Nigeria and to ensure that law enforcement agencies are held accountable for their arbitrariness and excesses, particularly, as it relates to sanctity of human lives, filed a Fundamental Right Action on the 31st of August, 2012 to challenge the unconstitutionality,   Read more

A2Justice Urges Attorney General and Lagos C.P to Prosecute Culprit of 2 1/2 years Defiled Child

On the 11th of November 2013, we received information that a girl named Faith Osaghae (2 ½ years old at the relevant time) was sexually molested by a man KEHINDE PAUL LAYODE who had been put in a position of trust over the child. According to the family, the mother of the girl had kept the little child with the defendant and his wife in order to go and buy drugs for Faith as she was running a fever.   Read more

Public Presentation Of Findings Of A Field Survey On The State Of Compliance With The Lagos State

On behalf of the Access to Justice, I warmly welcome you all to this public presentation of findings of our field research on the state of compliance with the Lagos State Administration of Criminal Justice Law, 2011.

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Reported Directive of CJN to Hon. Justice Kafaranti to Reverse Judicial Order is a Grievous Blunder, Undermines Judicial Independence and sets another Dangerous Precedent

Media reports of Wednesday 22nd February claim that the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN) Hon. Justice Dahiru Musdapher has issued a directive to Hon. Justice Abdul Karafanti of the Federal High Court who reportedly gave an order restraining the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) from holding the Saturday gubernatorial elections in Cross Rivers State, telling the Judge to reverse the Order. If the reports are correct, it would indeed be such an unfortunate, grievous blunder by the CJN.   Read more

A2Justice deprecates arbitrary transfers of Judges Calls NJC to act to end it on account of its impact on access to justice.

A2Justice made a complaint to the Chairman of the National Judicial Council, on the 5th of March 2014, against the practice of arbitrary transfers of Federal High Court Judges without adequate consideration to the impact of transfers on litigants, and also without institutional arrangements to mitigate effects of Transfers.  Read more

Odi Massacre: Attorney General Should Bring Ex-President and Military Chiefs who Ordered Killings to Justice and Accountability

A2Justice welcomes the judgment of the Federal High Court sitting in Port Harcourt that held that the widespread killing that took place in Odi, Bayelsa State perpetrated by the soldiers at the behest of the Commander in Chief at that time was genocidal, brutish, reckless and a gross violation of the rights of the victims to life, and to property.  Read more

A2Justice Advocates Effective Implementation of the Lagos State Administration of Criminal Justice Law

In 2011 the Lagos State Government passed a new Administration of Criminal Justice (ACJ) Law which repealed the Criminal Procedure Law of Lagos Sate 2004. With the view to enhancing better respect for the rights of citizens by the law enforcement officers, the new law sought to regulate against the hauling of crime suspects into court before investigation,   Read more

Agbado District Coroner commences investigation into the killing of Azeez Omotosho.

Azeez Omotosho was brutally shot and killed in the presence of his wife and children on 2nd of November, 2013 by the police at Shogunle Area of Lagos State. Read more

 

About Us

Founded in 1999, Access to Justice (“A2Justice”) is a justice advocacy group working to defend rights of equal and non-discriminatory access to courts of law, expand access of vulnerable people to equal and impartial justice,  Read more

Our Impact

Breaking the Power of Impunity: A2Justice helps to Reform and Re-vitalize Coroner Inquest Systems to establish truths about Killings.  Read more

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