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Lagos’ history of destroying children by incarceration

Leaking Parallax, Olajide Fashikun...Maina, Buhari

*Who can rescue Lagos from this shame?  Lagos state has had a tradition of incarcerating children in prison. I am not shocked when the report oozed in from our Lagos correspondent about the Chief Judge releasing 80 of the kids in the Badagry prison. My mind raced quickly to the …

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Chief Judge frees 80 minors from Badagry prison

Rescuers: Justice Atilade (middle) flanked by Justice Sedotan Ogunsanya (left) Hon Funmilayo Tejuoso, Justice Idowu...can they finish what they started?

*I was sent to jail for hawking gala *Decaying on a thin line of life in a famished body Lagos State Chief Judge, Justice Funmilayo Atilade, paid an official visit to the Badagry prison where she ordered the release of 80 under-aged children that were serving various prison sentences. The …

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