In furtherance of the AccessNG project, PWAN organized a one day introductory meeting with Local Government Representatives on ‘Fostering Accountability, Integrity and Resilience in Local Government Governance’.
The meeting was organized to enable Local Government Council of Adamawa, Ebonyi and the FCT assess the level and effectiveness of service delivery in their various LGCs....Read More
PWAN as part of the #AccessNG project supported by the US Embassy Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement (INL) is advocating for the adoption and implementation of the #ACJL in Bauchi and Plateau States, and it’s implementation in Oyo State.
In furtherance of adoption of the ACJL, PWAN paid advocacy visits to stakeholders in Bauchi and Plateau States. Since our advocacy, #PWAN...Read More
PWAN through its Public Defenders Office (PDO) in collaboration with Isa Wali Empowerment Initiative, Democratic Action Group, Legal Aid Council Kano, and National Human Rights Commission Kano, and Bayero University Kano organized its first Pro Bono week from the 14th to 17th August 2018.
On the 14th and 15th of August, PWAN and its partners provided free legal services to persons in police...Read More
Rule of Law and Empowerment Initiative also known as Partners West Africa Nigeria (PWAN) in collaboration with the Kano State Ministry of Justice organized a 2-day Expert Level Convening on Consolidating Legal Aid Approaches in Kano State held Thursday 26th and Friday 27th of April, 2018; it drew participants from the justice and legal aid sectors in Kano, Lagos and Ondo states as well as...Read More
The PDO has organized awareness creation activities to acquaint less privileged residents in Kano on the importance of knowing their fundamental human rights and the process of seeking legal assistance from the Public Defender’s office (PDO).
The PDO organized an awareness creation activity at the Ja En Special Primary School, Sharada on the 1st of December 2017. The PDO paid a visit to the...Read More
PWAN in furtherance of the Enhancing Transparency and Accountability in the Judicial Sector project, organized 3 court observer training sessions in the FCT, Lagos and Ondo states. Observers were trained on the Judiciary and Rule of Law in Nigeria, Court decorum and etiquette, salient provisions of the Administration of Criminal Justice Act and Law and the Court observation methodology....Read More
Partners West Africa- Nigeria under the ‘Greater Access to Defense and Justice’ (GADJET) project, has established a Public Defender’s Office (PDO) in Kano state with the objective of providing free legal advice and representation for indigent persons. #PWANigeria recently held a series of training for staff members of the #PDO. With help from Partners Global, staff members...Read More
Presentation of an award of excellence to the Chief Judge, FCT High Court, Honorable Justice Ishaq Bello for his contributions to sustainable judicial reform through the social accountability in the judicial sector project implemented by #PWANigeria