Chief Judge

HON. JUSTICE KAZEEM OLANREWAJU ALOGBA

Honourable Justice Kazeem O. Alogba has been sworn-in as the 17th Chief Judge of Lagos State

In accordance with Section 271 (1) and (4) of the 1999 Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria (As amended), His Excellency Mr. Babajide Olusola Sanwo-Olu,Governor of Lagos State swore-in Honourable Justice Kazeem O. Alogba as the 17th Chief Judge of Lagos State with effect from Wednesday 21st August 2019 following the recommendation of the National Judicial Council (NJC) and subsequent confirmation of the State House of Assembly.


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Chief Registrar

Mrs Olubusola Adeyemi Okunuga

Mrs Olubusola Adeyemi Okunuga graduated from Ogun State University, Ago Iwoye in 1987 and was called to the Nigerian Bar in 1989.

Before her appointment as a Magistrate in 1995, she worked in two law firms between 1988 and 1993 and on 1st June 1990, was appointed as a Legal Officer 1by the Lagos State Local Government Commission.

She rose through the ranks in the Magistracy from 1995 to date.

She served in various capacities in administration before her appointment as Chief Registrar on 18th May, 2020.

She was Deputy Chief Registrar (Legal) from 2014 to 2020 and Deputy Chief Registrar (Admin) briefly from January to May 2020


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Heads of Department

Mrs Taiwo Deborah Akanni Ikeja Division

Educational Profile:

  • University of Ibadan (LLB)
  • University of Lagos (LLM)

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OLUMUYIWA O. MARTINS, CHIEF MAGISTRATE 1 Lagos Division

Mrs Olumuyiwa Martins is a Graduate of the University of Buckingham, Buckingham, U.K where she obtained a BA(HONS) in Politics, Economics and Law as her first Degree in 1986 and an LL.B(HONS) in 1988 as her second Degree.


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News & Information

  • 22 Mar

    PUBLIC NOTICE

    This is to inform the general public that the Lagos State Judiciary has improved the Probate Registry by creating an E-Probate for easier and faster processing of Letters of Administration/Grant of Probate

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  • 22 Mar

    LAGOS CJ MAKES CASE FOR PLEA BARGAINING

    Lagos State Chief Judge, Honourable Justice Opeyemi Oke has said that there is a need for Nigeria to join developed countries that have embraced the culture of plea bargaining in their judicial system.

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