Browsing: Adeniji Kazeem

The group, in a letter signed by its National Secretary, Alhaji Iskeel Ola Yusuf, said Kazeem’s reappointment was based on his long standing commitment and outstanding performance in the society before he proceeded to take up appointment as the Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice from October 2015 to May 2019.

Speaking while handing over the order for the release of the inmates signed by Governor Akinwunmi Ambode to prison authorities, the State’s Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice, Adeniji Kazeem (SAN), said the development was pursuant to the Constitutional provision, which provides for the constitution of an Advisory Council and grants the Governor the power to grant clemency to convicted persons on the advice of the Council

The Lagos State Government issued a total of 313 Legal Advice through the office of the Directorate of Public Prosecution out of a total of 320 police duplicate files received in the last three months, a quarterly report of the Lagos Criminal Information System has revealed.

Already, the State’s Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice, Adeniji Kazeem, had at the weekend written to the CP to advice him on the relevant provisions of the law that could guide the ongoing investigation, which would lead to possible prosecution.

While briefing the press on the case of alleged murder of Symphorosa Otike Odibi by his wife, Udeme Otike-Odibi, at their Diamond Estate, Sangotedo, Ajah residence, the Attorney-General said the duplicate case file forwarded by the Police to the Ministry of Justice revealed components of domestic violence.

The Coordinator of the Lagos State Domestic and Sexual Violence Response Team, Titilayo Vivour-Adeniyi, said the new development was in furtherance of the desire of the government to ensure that reports of incidents of Domestic, Sexual Violence and Child Abuse are met with timely and holistic response.

Evans, who was arrested in his mansion in Magodo area of Lagos last year, is being prosecuted by the State Government in court alongside others for masterminding and executing series of high profile kidnappings and murder in the State.

The Manufacturers Association of Nigeria, Nigeria Bar Association, Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry and several other pressure groups and individuals had kicked against the increase, which some alleged was as high as 400 per cent