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OPD SHARPENS THE SKILLS OF POLICEMEN.

The Director Office of the Public Defender has concluded a three day intensive training on the Administration of Criminal Justice Law (ACJ) 2015 Area ‘F’ Police command Ikeja. The training which was held at the area ‘F’Ikeja Police Command .The Area commander OlasojiAkinbaye an assistant commissioner of police (ACP),who Facilitated the3 day training for his officers in handling cases of …

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LAGOS ORGANISES 5-DAY TRAINING ON PLEA-BARGAINING AND CHILD JUSTICE SYSTEM

                                Lagos State Government in collaboration with National Institute for Trial Advocacy (NITA), Colorado, USA and Rule of Law and Anti-Corruption (ROLAC) has organized a 5-Day intensive training on Plea-Bargaining and Child Justice System as part of efforts to improve the understanding and performance of …

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OPD CAMPAIGN TRAIN STORMS IGANDO….SENSITIZES ON HUMAN RIGHT ABUSES

As part of its mandate to extend its services across the State, the Lagos State Office of the Public Defender (OPD) has carried out a sensitization campaign and legal clinic for the people of Igando Community in Igando-Ikotun LCDA with the aim to intimate them about the services render by the Office. The event which took place at the palace …

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OPD SENSITIZES HAUSA COMMUNITY IN AGEGE ON DOMESTIC AND SEXUAL VIOLENCE

The Lagos State Government through the Office of the Public Defender has carried out sensitization/awareness campaign in the Hausa Community in Agege in order to reduce to barest minimum level the incidence of domestic and sexual violence in that environ. Speaking at the Palace of theMajalisarSarkinAgege, Chieftaincy Council of Hausa Community, Mrs.OlayinkaAdeyemi said that the State Government has zero tolerance …

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LAGOS ORGANISES TRAINING ON FORENSIC AND CRIME SCENE INVESTIGATION

The Lagos State Government through the Office of the Public Defender (OPD) in collaboration with the National Institute for Trial Advocacy (NITA), Colorado, United State of America has organised a 3-Day training programme on Forensic and Crime Scene Investigation for its counsel in order to sharpen their skills and improve in discharge of their duties to the people of the …

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LAGOS OPD RESOLVES OVER 14,000 CASES

…Receives N189 Million Compensation On Behalf Of Clients  Lagos State Government, through the Office of the Public Defender (OPD), resolved over 14,000 petitions and court cases between January 3rd and December 31st, 2017. A release issued and signed by Mrs. Olubukola Salami, Director, Office of the Public Defender, also noted that the total compensation received by on behalf of its …

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Work Towards Nation’s Unity, Gov. Akinwunmi Ambode Urges Nigerians

…Advocates Support For Buhari’s Developmental Agenda Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode on Friday urged Nigerians to support the sincere efforts of President Muhammadu Buhari to develop the country on all fronts, just as he said that no meaningful development can take place without unity and cohesion. Governor Ambode, who spoke shortly after performing the laying of wreath ceremony as …

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Lagos Flags Off Construction of 114 Roads in 57 LGAs

  …Mobilizes Contractors With 30 Percent Payment …Project to be Completed In Six Months The Lagos State Government on Tuesday announced the flagging off of 114 roads to be constructed in the 57 Local Government Areas (LGAs) and Local Council Development Areas (LCDAs) in the State, just as it assured that more roads will be accommodated in the next phase …

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