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Ekiti State Government Facilitates Purchase of Computers For Lawy...

January 22, 2014

The Ekiti State Government has facilitated the purchase of laptops for Lawyers in the Ministry of Justice and Magistrates in the State Judiciary. The Attorney General, Mr. Olawale Fapohunda said the purchase of the computers is in furtherance of the Human Capital Development agenda of the State Government, and he hopes that the lawyers and Read More

AG Holds Interactive Session With Judical Correspondents...

January 20, 2014

The Hon. Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice, Ekiti State, Mr. Olawale Fapohunda held an interactive session with Judicial Correspondents of major Prints and Electronics media houses in the country. Mr Fapohunda briefed the judicial correspondents on the state of administration of Justice in Ekiti State and the efforts of the Ministry of Justice in Read More

ADDRESS On The Inauguration Of Committee On Creation Of Additiona...

January 18, 2014

ADDRESS BY THE HONOURABLE ATTORNEY-GENERAL AND COMMISSIONER FOR JUSTICE AT THE INAUGURATION OF THE COMMITTEE ON THE CREATION OF LOCAL GOVERNMENT COUNCIL AREAS IN EKITI STATE ON THE 15TH JANUARY, 2014   Your Excellency, Mr. Governor, Her Excellency, Madam Deputy Governor, The Deputy Speaker, Honourable Members of the House of Assembly here present, The Head Read More

HRAN Applauds Ekiti State Govt On New Justice Sector Laws...

January 10, 2014

Human Rights Agenda Network (HRAN) commends the government of Ekiti state for the passing into law on January 9 2014 the Administration of Criminal Justice Law, the Arbitration Law and the Ekiti State Law Reform Commission law. We applaud the reform-focus leadership of Governor Kayode John Fayemi, and commend the state Attorney General and Commissioner Read More

Release Of Convicted Prisoners In Commemoration Of The New Year C...

January 3, 2014

Mr Governor, Dr John Kayode Fayemi has ordered the release of the following convicted inmates of Ado-Ekiti Prisons with effect from the 1st day of January 2014 in commemoration of the New Year celebration. The inmates are: 1. Mohammed Saliu. 2. Oladipupo Ojo 3. Atongbon Olanrewaju 4. Williams Odeh 5. Dada Alege. 6. Ojo Olaniyi Read More

Prerogative Of Mercy Committee Visited Ekiti Prison...

December 23, 2013

The Hon.Attorney General Wale Fapohunda led some members of the Prerogative of Mercy Committee to Ado Ekiti Prison today 23rd December 2013. The visit is part of the mandate of the Committee to recommend Prisoners for amnesty by Mr Governor in commemoration of the Christmas and New Year. Eleven inmates records were scrutinized and recommendation Read More

UNICEF and MOJ Talks On Family Court Rules And Practice...

December 11, 2013

The Ministry of Justice in Ekiti State in collaboration with UNICEF organised a two day roundtable Conference on the rules/practice direction of Family Court on 7th18th November,2013 at Delight Hotel and Suites. Speaking at the programme, Mr Dayo Apata, the Solicitor General & Permanent Secretary Ministry of Justice elaborated on the focus of the Ministry Read More

Winner Of The Ministry Of Justice Human Rights Award Announced...

December 8, 2013

Miss Alake Iretomiwa an SS III student of Shepherd International College, Ado – Ekiti has been named the inaugural winner of the Ekiti State Ministry of Justice Human Rights Award. The Honourable Attorney-General and Commissioner for Justice Mr. Wale Fapohunda made the announcement at the Ministry. The Human Rights Award is the contribution of the Ministry Read More

Attorney-General Urges African Heads Of State To Invest In Law Re...

November 26, 2013

The Attorney-General and Commissioner for Justice Ekiti State, Olawale Fapohunda, has urged African Leaders to invest more in Administration of Justice in their Countries. Speaking today in Dakar at the African Union 2nd High Level Dialogue on Governance and Democracy in Africa, Fapohunda said the weak Legal and institutional framework of key Justice sector Agencies Read More

Passage of the Administration of Criminal Justice Bill will Enhan...

November 25, 2013

The Speaker of the Ekiti State House of Assembly, Dr. Adewale Omirin has said that the passage of the Administration of Criminal Justice Bill, 2013 currently before the State House of Assembly would further enhance peace and stability in the state. Speaking in Ado-Ekiti while receiving stakeholders in the Justice Sector led by the State Read More

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