The amnesty recently granted 80 of those underage inmates of the Badagry Prisons by the Chief Judge of Lagos State, Justice Olufunmilayo Atilade, may, however, not yield the desired results unless the deeper issues that led to the incarceration of the under-age children are addressed.
Justice Atilade, who visited the prison yesterday noted that the amnesty granted the underage inmates was in tandem with the resolution of the judiciary to protect the child rights and to also decongest prisons nationwide.
The Chief Judge of Lagos State, Olufunmilayo Atilade said the reasons behind the conference, was to improve justice administration, welfare and development of the family.
The Chief Judge (CJ) of Lagos State, Justice Olufunmilayo Atilade has sworn in the Publicity Secretary of the Lagos branch of the Nigeria Bar Association (NBA), Mr. Emeka Nwadioke as a Notary Public of Nigeria.
The Chief Judge of Lagos State, Justice Olufunmilayo Atilade has called for the reconsideration of the Lunacy Act of 1958.
The Chartered Institute of Arbitrators Nigeria has changed its name to Nigerian Institute of Chartered Arbitrators.The new name and register trade mark was approved at the institute’s governing and annual general meeting.