COVID-19: Lawyers Alert threatens legal action over poor, slow pace of prison decongestion
A Civil Society organization in Nigeria, Lawyers Alert has threatened to institute legal action over the poor and slow pace of the implementation of the Federal Government’s policy on the decongestion of prisons in the country as part of measures to prevent the spread of COVID19 among the inmates.
Lawyers Alert asks Ortom to probe Logo 1 demolition in Makurdi
A human rights based Civil Society Organization in Nigeria, Lawyers Alert, has called on the Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom, to investigate the demolition of some houses at Logo 1 area in Makurdi, Benue State.
In a press statement signed by its Director Programmes, Lazarus Ahangba, Lawyers Alert urged Ortom to investigate the remote and immediate circumstances surrounding the demolitions and the persons responsible for it.