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LACRI ADVOCATES FOR NON CUSTODIAL SENTENCES FOR PETTY OFFENCES

Legal Assistance and Citizens Rights Initiative (LACRI) has called for non-custodial sentences for petty offences in a bid to decriminalise those offences and further strengthen the criminal justice system.     The Executive Secretary of  LACRI, Barrister Arinze Odiari  made this known while speaking at a workshop on development of action plan for decriminalization of petty […]

Swift Intervention – Nunieh and the poor among us

The swift manner Governor Wike intervened on the issue of unlawful detention of Ms Nunieh is a good nudge on the Attorney General’s and our courts to respond to the growing number of Unlawful detentions across the country.. Wike, once again reminded us that cases of Enforcement of fundamental Rights can be disposed off in […]