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

Azeez Omotosho, a 37 year old technician while returning home in the company of his family was short death point-blank by the police on the 2nd of November 2013 at Shogunle area of Lagos State. According to his wife, who witnessed the killing, Read more

A2Justice Condemns Monalido Shootings.

On the 12th of May, 2012 one Darlington Amaihan, a 38 year old artisan, Joy Odeyemi, a 37 year old business woman and Joseph Azubike a 37 year old business man were shot by some police officers at Monalido Night Club in Apapa area of Lagos State. Read more

NNPC pays N10 million damages to a pipeline fire victim

With just days to the end of the year, 63 year old Mrs. Agnes Umoh looked forward to celebrating the yuletide period with her loved ones. It was not to be as she met with gruesome death along the water ways of Festac Town. On the 2nd of December, 2006  Mrs. Uboh was ferrying back from her farmland located across the Festac Canal when a fire explosion occurred within the canal.   Read more

A2Justice Obtains compensation for Accident victims

On the 10th of August, 2010 a ghastly motor accident occurred along the Otedola Bridge end of the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway. A Dangote Sugar Refinery Truck crashed into a line of slow-moving and other stationery vehicles. Seven (7) victims of this accident were represented by Access to Justice in a coroner inquest.    Read more

Nigerian Police pays 22 million naira damages to the family of a 3 years old girl killed by a police officer in Lagos

As part of Access to Justice’s effort to assist the indigent and marginalized persons, as well as ensuring that law enforcement officers are held accountable for any abuse or excesses with regards to the sanctity of human lives in the discharge of their duties, the justice advocacy group filed a civil action in the Federal High Court of Lagos for the unlawful killing of 3 year old Kausarat Saliu,   Read more

Nigeria Police to pay N15 million damages to the family of Daniel Bisiriyu a victim of extra-judicial killing

Daniel Bisiriyu, was unlawfully killed by the police on the 21st of August, 2012 in Egbeda Akowonjo Area of Lagos State. Access to Justice drawn by the plight of the immediate family of the deceased filed an action at the Federal High Court challenging the police for the unlawfully, premeditated, unwarranted and wrongful killing of the deceased.   Read more

Fatal Motor Accident along Lagos-Ibadan Expressway

On the 18th of August, 2010 A2Justice requested the Ikeja District Coroner to initiate inquest proceedings into the ghastly motor accident which claimed about 50 lives at the at the Ojodu/Berger Area of Lagos State.  Read more

Coroner’s Verdict Queries Police Account for Samson Adekoya’s Death in Custody; Orders Further Investigation But Police Wont Oblige

Samson Adekoya, herbal medicine practitioner died while in police Custody at the Special Anti-Robbery Squad Unit, State Police Headquarters, GRA, Lagos on the 11th of February 2008. On behalf of his family, A2Justice initiated inquest proceedings before the Ikeja Coroner’s court to clarify how he died.   Read more

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

Across Nigeria, extrajudicial,summary, and killings arbitrary (ejes) have been rampant and chronic; however many relatives of victims of these killings often can’t fight for truth, accountability and justice because security and law enforcement officials involved in the killings effectively but disingenuously rationalize the deaths as the responsibility or fault of the victim(s). Read more

A2Justice and Nigerian Bar Association Fight against the Disobedience of Court Orders through JOCRP

In an advocacy effort to ensure that government substantiates its commitment to respecting the rule of law, A2justice in collaboration with the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) initiated the Judgment/Order Compliance Registry Programme (JOCRP). Through this programme, the NBA puts in place a system to monitor the enforcement of judgments and implementation court orders by government officials and institutions.   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

Contact Us

9E Badagry Road,Off Marine Road
Apapa, P.O.Box 1868, Apapa, Lagos.
Phones:01 8980330,01 5871279 
Fax: 01 58712