The Administration of Criminal Justice Law (ACJL) of Plateau State was signed into law on 25th September 2018 with the intention of introducing fundamental reforms envisioned by the Administration of Criminal Justice Act (ACJA) of 2015. The Plateau State law aims to deal with criminal justice issues such as delays in criminal trials, human rights abuse, abuse of power by law enforcement...Read More
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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The Judicial Integrity Project is an 8-month project being implemented by the Rule of Law and Empowerment Initiative (also known as Partners West Africa – Nigeria) with support from the US Department of State Bureau International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs (INL). Partners West Africa – Nigeria also worked closely with the Nigeria Bar Association Abuja (Unit, Bwari and Gwagwalada...Read More