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I am aware majority of judicial officers are learned, incorruptible – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday said that his All Progressive Congress lead government is aware of the problems besetting the Judiciary including under-funding, inadequate personnel and absence of modern technological aids he also avowed government’s commitment to work with the judiciary in addressing corruption and other national problems.

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As Nigeria launches the Police Duty Solicitor Scheme: Looking back, looking forward

Today marks a significant milestone in the effort to address the crisis of irrational and interminable pretrial detention in Nigeria. Force Order 20, which is launched today, institutionalizes the Police Duty Solicitor Scheme (PDSS) in the Nigeria Police Force (NPF). It is the result of over one decade of partnership involving the NPF, the Legal Aid Council of Nigeria (LACON) and civil society, including the Rights Enforcement and Public Law Centre (REPLACE) and the Open Society Justice Initiative.

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