Monthly Archives: September 2017

Amnesty to prisoners stirs debate among SANs

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The legality of a decision by the Chief Judge of Lagos State, Justice Olufunmilayo Atilade, to release some prison inmates is the subject of a debate between two prominent Senior Advocates of Nigeria, ADE ADESOMOJU reports PUNCH NEWSPAPER The Chief Judge of Lagos State, Justice Olufunmilayo Atilade, on August 17, 2017, ordered the release of […]

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State Chief Judges Lack Constitutional Powers To Grant Pardon – Chief S.T. HON,SAN

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BY AHURAKA ISAH, Abuja – Leadership Newspaper A Senior Advocate of Nigeria, S T Hon, has said that the practice of Chief Judges, particularly of the States, granting pardon or amnesty to offenders which  has been going on for quite some time now is clearly unconstitutional. In a press statement signed by him yesterday, Hon […]

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