The Rule of Law and Empowerment Initiative, also known as Partners West Africa, a non-governmental women-led organization, working towards enhancing citizens’ participation and improving security governance in Nigeria and West Africa broadly in collaboration with the Nigerian Policing Program (NPP) seeks to build the capacity of FCT Command Division Station Officers, Inspector Crimes and...Read More
The Public Defenders Office, since its launch in June 2017 has assisted hundreds of indigents in need of legal aid and provides quality legal services—including litigation, mediation, legal representation, etc.
The Public Defenders Office regularly carries out community outreach campaigns, including legal clinics and radio awareness to create awareness and ensure citizens in need of legal...Read More
The Justice Sector refers to the lawyers and judges, courts and others who are responsible for the administration of justice in the country. Although the Police and other law enforcement bodies are generally regarded as justice sector institutions, this paper focuses mainly on the judiciary or judges who are primarily in charge of the dispensation of justice.
A Kuje Prison Coordination Committee (KPCC) meeting was held in Abuja on the 8th of October 2018 and and a follow up meeting held in 28th March 2019 to discuss the challenges associated with reducing pretrial delays and the implementation of the Administration of Criminal Justice Act (ACJA).
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