The Lagos division of Appeal Court has reserved judgment in the appeal filed against the ruling of Justice Lateef Lawal-Akapo in the case of collapsed Synagogue Church of All Nations’ building (SCOAN), which killed about 116 persons.
A recent renewal of consideration of plea bargain option for awaiting trial inmates for the purpose of decongesting the prisons deserves some priority attention even at this time despite a surfeit of political stories threatening to diminish governance issues at the moment.
A Lagos businessman, Babagbemiga Olaiya, has dismissed the insinuation that he is facing trial over land-grabbing allegations. According to the businessman, the Lagos office of the Directorate of Public Prosecution (DPP) has since exonerated him and others of the allegations of forcible entry, possession and conspiracy brought against him by the police. He maintained that…