Enhancing Justice Delivery

The Open justice program uses tech tools to improve the justice sector by making the workings of the judiciary easier to understand and scrutinize. It also monitors court cases in compliance with the law to reduce delays in trials and improve efficiency while fostering courtroom openness, data transparency and citizens participation in judicial processes.

The program also assesses the performance of key elements of the justice system which serves as a vehicle to fight corruption, promote judicial reforms and uphold rights of fair hearings in court.

Governors-Elect With Ongoing Corruption Cases in Courts

The Governors-Elect of Bauchi and Adamawa States, Sen. Bala Mohammed and Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri who are facing corruption charges in courts will get some respite as their cases will be suspended in line with Section 308 of the 1999 Constitution which provides that “no civil or criminal proceedings shall be instituted or continued against a … Continue reading Governors-Elect With Ongoing Corruption Cases in Courts

Record of EFCC Convictions from 2010 to 2018

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has recorded a total of 1,273 convictions from 2010 to 2018. The Commission recorded its highest conviction in the year 2018 with Lagos Office consistently topping States with highest rate of convictions.

Cases Disposed by the Supreme Court of Nigeria

The Supreme Court of Nigeria has recorded 22% increase of cases disposed in 2017/2018 legal year as against 2016/2017. How many cases are lingering in the docket of the court? What is the percentage of cases disposed compared to pending cases in the court? These are questions that only an open judiciary system will address. … Continue reading Cases Disposed by the Supreme Court of Nigeria