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Lawyers' Human Right

The Nigeria Law Project: Workshop on Lawyers Human Rights and Practice, organised by Legal Defence and Assistance Project (LEDAP)

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Administration of Justice

Workshop on Administration of Justice in Kebbi State, Nigeria. Supported by European Union, done on 13th March, 2009.

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Against Domestic Violence

Against Domestic Violence: Make a personal pledge never to commit condone or remain silent about domestic violence.

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Political Skills Workshop

Political skills workshop for women supported by the UK Government's Global Opportunities Fund.

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Legal Defence and Assistance Project - LEDAP

handThe Legal Defence and Assistance Project (LEDAP) is a non-governmental organization of lawyers and Law professional, engaged in the promotion and protection of human rights, the rule of law and good governance in Nigeria. It has observed status with the Africa commission on human and peoples’ Rights.

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PRESS RELEASE


PRESS RELEASE- World Day against the Death Penalty: Two Exonerated Juveniles call for total Abolition - RELEASE DATE : 10th October 2014

October 10, 2014: Today, as the world speaks out against the use of the Death Penalty, another exonerated juvenile walks home free after 11 years in Kirikiri Maximum Security Prison, 8 of which was spent on death row. Read more.......


PRESS RELEASE- Two years later, Police rape of a minor still unresolved ! RELEASE DATE : 3rd July 2014

On 3rd September 2012, LEDAP sued the Commissioner of Police and the Attorney-General of Lagos State to investigate and prosecute Inspector Ajayi (Station officer) at Isheri Police Station Lagos who raped a 15 year old girl that came to the station to report her earlier rape by one Mr Prince Read more>>>


PRESS RELEASE - Two Juveniles on Death Row in Lagos Finally Free- RELEASE DATE : 26th June 2014

Lagos June 26, 2014: After spending 10 years in prison and 5 years on death row, the Court of Appeal in Lagos, today discharged and acquitted Sopuruchi Obed and Otobong Sunday Edet who were convicted and sentenced to death for armed robbery by the Lagos State high court on 29 August 2009.Read more >>>

PRESS RELEASE - HRAN lauds Abuja court judgement on Kaduna bomber - RELEASE DATE : 16th November 2013

Abuja November 16 2013: The Human Rights Agenda Network (HRAN) has commended the award of N150million as compensation to families of the three persons killed in the bombing of Kaduna office of Thisday Newspaper by Justice Ademola Adeniji of the Federal High Court Abuja. The award of the money compensation in a criminal proceeding is a sign that the judiciary is beginning to pay attention to the Read More>>>


PRESS RELEASE - Making Ekiti Family Court Work - RELEASE DATE: 7th November 2013

LEDAP introduces draft Family Court Rules and trains stakeholders on Child Rights Law 2006'. On November 7 and 8 2013 LEDAP collaborated with the Ministry of Justice Ekiti state to review the operations of the Family court set up under the Child Rights Law 2006 of Ekiti state... Read More>>


LEDAP CONDEMNS THE ADVICE OF MR. PRESIDENT TO GOVERNORS ON SIGNING OF EXECUTION WARRANTS OF DEATH ROW INMATES

June 17, 2013: Legal Defence & Assistance Project – LEDAP condemns in very strong terms the advice of Mr. President yesterday to state governors on the need to sign execution warrants of death row inmates in Nigeria as unwarranted and a threat to Nigeria’s existing unofficial moratorium on death penalty. Mr. President in his said statement called on the state governors not to shy away from signing execution warrants of death sentences passed on convicts. Read More>>


 COURT OF APPEAL FINDS IDOWU SHOBOWALE AND KABIRU OMOLADE INNOCENT AFTER 15 YEARS ON DEATH ROW

Lagos May 13th 2013: The Court of Appeal, Lagos today 13th May, 2013 delivered judgment in favour two death row inmates, Idowu Shobowale and Kabiru Omolade and found them innocent, following the appeal filed by Legal Defence and Assistance Project - LEDAP on their behalf. Read More


Press Release - Court of Appeal finds Williams Owodo, a juvenile, after 17 years on death row. - LEDAP Calls for a Review of Capital Punishment in Nigeria.

Lagos November 30th 2012: The Court of Appeal today delivered judgment in favour of Williams Owodo, a juvenile at the time of the alleged offence, discharging and acquitting him of the charges against him after 17 years on death row, following the appeal filed by Legal Defence and Assistance Project - LEDAP on his behalf. - Read More>>

Media Reports

PRESS RELEASE:  Realease Date: 24th June, 2013

LEDAP CONDEMNS TODAY'S EXECUTION OF 4 DEATH ROW PRISONERS IN EDO STATE.
June 24, 2013: LEDAP condemns today's execution of 4 death row prisoners; Chima Ejiofor, Daniel Nsofor, Osarenmwinda Aiguokhan and Richard Igagu in Edo State despite their pending appeals at the court of appeal. Read Here


PRESS RELEASE:  Realease Date: 7th March 2013

WORKING GROUP OF EIGHT ON VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN (WG8 ON VAW) CALLS ON NIGERIA GOVERNMENT TO ADDRESS ALL FORMS OF GENDER BASED VIOLENCE
The working Group of Eight on Violence Against Women marks international women’s day by calling on the government to address all forms of gender based violence. Read more>>


 A COURT ORDER DISCLOSURE OF NIGERIA MPS EARNINGS, CLICK THE LINKS BELOW FOR DETAILS


Vanguard Nigeria | Naira Land | Premium Times | Thisday
Daily Times | Punch | Sahara Reporters |  My Ondo State

APPLICATION FOR INTERNSHIP

INTERNSHIP PROGRAMME
Curriculum Vitae & Credentials should be sent to adaobi@ledapnigeria.org

NBA MCLE

NBA Mandatory Continuing Legal Education

LEDAP is a Service Provider to the NBA ICLE Mandatory Continuing Legal Education. For details of the courses, modules and deliverables available in 2012-2013 click here 

Events

Sensitisation Workshop of Practise Direction 2013 To Fast-Track Criminal Cases in the Anambra State Judiciary

Date: July 15,16 and 24, 2014

Venue: King David Hotels,46 Regina Caeli Road, Awka

Time: 9am


Advocacy Seminar to Benue republic and Togo on the erantification of the protocol


Benin republic

Date: 20th May 2014

venue: salle de conference de magic land

Togo

Date: 21st May 2014

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3rd National Conference on Effective Prosecution of Crimes in Nigeria and 9th Directors of Public Prosecutions Forum


Date:   8-9 July 2013
Venue:     Auditorium, Federal Ministry of Justice, Maitama, Abuja.
Time:     9.00am to 5.00pm

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2nd National Conference on Criminal Prosecutions & 2nd Annual Conference of Nigerian Association of Prosecutors


Date: August 8 and 9th 2012

Venue: Olusegun Obasanjo Hall, Federal Ministry of Justice, Maitama, Abuja.
Time: 9.00am to 5.00pm - Click here for more 


Public Presentation of Report on the Poll Survey on Death Penalty in Nigeria


Venue: LEDAP office, 270 Ikorodu Road, Lagos

Date:  1st August, 2012

Venue: LEDAP Conference Room, 270 Ikorodu Road, Lagos

Time: 12.00 noon

Contact: vitalis@ledapnigeria.org or call 08037756051


"Take Action against Rape" Rally


Date: Thursday 19th April 2012

Time: 9am
Venue: Meeting at Allen Roundabout, Ikeja and marching to the Office of the Governor, Secretariat, Alausa, Ikeja
Who: Coalition of NGOs/CSOs with LEDAP and NYSC


2nd National Conference on Criminal Prosecutions


Venue: Abuja Nigeria

Date: July 27 - 29, 2012

Time: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm Daily


1st Parley of Forum of Public Accountability Lawyers


Venue: LEDAP office, 270 Ikorodu Road, Lagos

Date:  May 10 2012

Theme: Effective casework on Freedom of Information Act

Time: 10:00 am

Contact: vitalis@ledapnigeria.org or call TollfreeMTN 07030000014

LEDAP MEMBERSHIP

LEDAP Membership is open to all people who are interested in promoting the respect, and protecting the enjoyment of human rights, the Rule of Law and good governance in Nigeria., please download the form, fill and send back to us by email.

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Announcement


THE 56TH ORDINARY SESSION/ANNOUNCE DE LA 56EME SESSION ORDINAIRE


The African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights (the Commission) would like to inform the general public that the 56th Ordinary Session of the Commission will take place from 1 – 17 December 2014 at the Commission’s Headquarters in Banjul, The Gambia. The venue will be the Kairaba Beach Hotel.




OPEN LETTER TO ADAMS OSHIOMHOLE ON EDO 2

We write to you in response to your press interview published in Vanguard of
today November 5 2012 page 6. It concerns your signed execution warrants of
Daniel Nsofor and Osayinwinde Agbomien (the Edo 2). Read More>>


Poll survey on the use of the death penalty in Nigeria - Download & fill Form


Death Penalty (DP) Dismissing the Hangman


 Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3

Blue Ribbon

 

Network of Men against domestic violence.


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Domestic Violence Training for Police
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