[FULL LIST]: Lagos State Judiciary Releases 2020 Posting of Judges

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The Lagos State Judiciary yesterday, 11th August released the 2020 Judges posting for High Courts and various divisions.

The full list was revealed in a circular signed by the Chief Judge, of Lagos State, Hon. Justice Kazeem Alogba.

The new posting which takes immediate effect stipulates that “Judges are requested to take along with them all part-heard matters i.e part-heard trials, rulings, and judgment yet to be delivered, case management matters which have commenced and are yet to be concluded. Upon conclusion, the CMC files shall be sent to the Hon. Admin. Judges of the Division of origin.

“The Registrars in the Family Courts are to make two separate lists; one for matters involving children to be forwarded to the family Court at Ikeja to be headed by Hon. Justice M.Olokob. In Lagos Division, the Family Court shall be headed by Hon. Justice S.B Candide-Johnson.

“Registrars shall make two copies of the list of pending matters to be left behind in their courts and submit one copy each of the Hon. Admin. Judge and the incoming Hon. Judge.

“All members of the staff attached to each Hon. Judge shall go with their judge to their new Division without exception.

“All Hon. Judge shall take only their personal effects with them when they leave their present Chambers. All furniture, electronics, safes, air conditioners, CCTV, etc shall not be removed.  The Auditor shall take inventory. The Judges shall also take inventory of the items left in Chambers.

“All keys to Chambers shall be handed over by the Hon. Judges to the DCR(Admin) not later than 31st day of August, 2020.

“All Hon. Judges shall make the contents of this circular known to their Registrar and other staff.”

 

See the full list of posting and divisions below

S/N NAME PRESENT DIVISION AND LOC. NEW POSTING
1. HON. JUSTICE K. O. ALOGBA HON. CHIEF JUDGE IKEJA GENERAL CIVIL N/A
2. HON. JUSTICE T. A. O. OYEKAN-ABDULLAHI ADMIN JUDGE LAGOS GENERAL CIVIL Retains cases. To take over HCJ’s former Court and Chambers (Foyer)
3. HON. JUSTICE G. M. ONYEABO ADMIN JUDGE IKEJA GENERAL CIVIL Retains cases, Court and chambers
4. HON. JUSTICE O. A. IPAYE COMMERCIAL LAGOS Commercial. Retains cases, Court and chambers.
5. HON. JUSTICE S. B. CANDIDE-JOHNSON FAMILY & PROBATE IKEJA Family & Probate Lagos.  To take over Obadina J’s cases and Onigbanjo J’s Court and chambers
6. HON. JUSTICE I. O. KASALI FAMILY & PROBATE IKEJA Lands Lagos. Takes over Olokooba J’s cases, Court and chambers.
7. HON. JUSTICE A. M. NICOL-CLAY CRIMINAL LAGOS Criminal Lagos. Retains cases Court and chambers.
8. HON. JUSTICE M. OLOKOBA LANDS LAGOS Family & Probate Ikeja. Takes over Kasali J’s cases, Court and chambers
9. HON. JUSTICE A. J. COKER CRIMINAL IKEJA Criminal Ikeja. Retains cases, Court and Chambers
10. HON. JUSTICE M. A. DADA SPECIAL OFFENCES IKEJA Special Offences. Retains cases, Court and Chambers.
11. HON. JUSTICE R. I. B. ADEBIYI GENERAL CIVIL IKEJA Lands Ikeja.  To take over Opesanwo J’s cases and retain her Court and chambers.
12. HON. JUSTICE M. O. OBADINA FAMILY & PROBATE LAGOS Court 1 Eti-Osa.
13. HON. JUSTICE H. O. OSHODI CRIMINAL IKEJA Criminal Ikeja. To retain cases, Court and Chambers
14. HON. JUSTICE J. E. OYEFESO CRIMINAL IKEJA Lands Lagos.  To take over Alakija J’s cases and Dawodu J’s Court and chambers.
15. HON. JUSTICE Y. A. ADESANYA CRIMINAL IKEJA Criminal Lagos. To take over  Okikiolu-Ighile J’s cases and Oyekan-Abdullahi J’s Court and chambers
16. HON. JUSTICE A. A. OYEBANJI FAMILY & PROBATE IKEJA Family & Probate Lagos. To take over Okunnu J’s cases and Obadina J’s Court and chambers
17. HON. JUSTICE O. O. PEDRO LANDS LAGOS Family & Probate Lagos.To take over Savage J’s cases and retain her Court and chambers
18. HON. JUSTICE L. A. OKUNNU FAMILY & PROBATE LAGOS Commercial Lagos. To take over Dawodu J’s cases, and retain her Court and Chambers

 

19. HON. JUSTICE B. A. OKE-LAWAL GENERAL CIVIL IKEJA Commercial Lagos. To take over Folami J’s cases and the Court and chambers next to Oyekan-Abdullahi J’s Court in Babalakin Building.
20 HON. JUSTICE O. A. TAIWO SPECIAL OFFENCES IKEJA Special Offences Ikeja. To retain cases, Court and chambers
21. HON. JUSTICE S. A. ONIGBANJO GENERAL CIVIL LAGOS Lands Ikeja. To take over Ogala J’s cases and Adesanya J’s Court and  chambers.
22. HON. JUSTICE S. O. NWAKA-GBAGI SEXUAL OFFENCESIKEJA Sexual Offences. To retain cases, Court and chambers
23. HON. JUSTICE A. O. OPESANWO LANDS IKEJA Gen. Civil Lagos.  To take over Onigbanjo J’s cases and Animahun J’s Court and chambers
24. HON. JUSTICE O. A. OKIKIOLU-IGHILE CRIMINAL LAGOS Lands Lagos. To take over Pedro J’s cases and retain Court and chambers
25. HON. JUSTICE L. B LAWAL-AKAPO IKORODU Gen. Civil Ikeja. To take over Adebiyi J’s cases and Ogala J’s Court and chambers.
26. HON. JUSTICE O. A. AKINLADE FAMILY & PROBATE IKEJA Lands Lagos. To take over Onyeabo J’s cases and Femi-Adeniyi J’s Court and chambers
27. HON. JUSTICE O. A. DABIRI GENERAL CIVIL LAGOS Family & Probate Ikeja. To take over Candide-Johnson J’s cases, Court and chambers
28. HON. JUSTICE K. A. JOSE COMMERCIAL LAGOS Commercial Lagos. To retain cases, Court and chambers
29. HON. JUSTICE M. O. EMEYA LANDS IKEJA Lands Ikeja. To retain cases, Court and chambers
30. HON. JUSTICE I. O. HARRISON GENERAL CIVIL LAGOS Criminal Lagos. To take over Akinkugbe J’s cases, Court and chambers
31. HON. JUSTICE C. A. BALOGUN FAMILY & PROBATE LAGOS Family & Probate Lagos. To retain cases, Court and chambers.
32. HON. JUSTICE K. O. DAWODU COMMERCIAL LAGOS Court 1 Epe. To take over Safari J’s cases, Court and Chambers
33. HON. JUSTICE L. A. F. OLUYEMI COMMERCIAL LAGOS General Civil Ikeja. To take over Oke-Lawal J’s cases, Court and chambers
34. HON. JUSTICE L. A. M. FOLAMI COMMERCIAL LAGOS Gen. Civil Ikeja. To take over Adamson J’s cases, Court and chambers
35. HON. JUSTICE O. O. ‘FEMI-ADENIYI COMMERCIAL LAGOS Criminal Ikeja. To take over Adesanya J’s cases and Williams J’s former Court and chambers.

 

36. HON. JUSTICE M. A. SAVAGE FAMILY & PROBATE LAGOS Lands Ikeja. Redistributed cases. To take over   Olayinka J’s former Court and Chambers
37. HON. JUSTICE O. A. OGALA LANDS IKEJA Criminal Ikeja. To take over Oyefeso J’s cases, Court and chambers.
38. HON. JUSTICE G. A. SAFARI GENERAL CIVIL EPE Gen. Civil Lagos. To take over Dabiri J’s cases, Court and chambers
39. HON. JUSTICE S. S. OGUNSANYA COMMERCIAL LAGOS Lands Ikeja. Redistributed cases. To take over Bankole-Oki J’s former Court and chambers
40. HON. JUSTICE W. ANIMAHUN COMMERCIAL LAGOS Court 2 Eti-Osa.  To take all his cases with him.
41. HON. JUSTICE I. O. AKINKUGBE CRIMINAL LAGOS Court 1 Ikorodu. To take over Lawal-Akapo J’s cases, Court and chambers.
42. HON. JUSTICE S. I. SONAIKE GENERAL CIVIL BADAGRY Criminal Lagos. To take over Akintoye J’s cases and Harrison J’s Court and chambers
43. HON. JUSTICE A. M. LAWAL LANDS IKEJA Lands Ikeja. To retain cases, Court and chambers
44. HON. JUSTICE A. J. BASHUA GENERAL CIVIL EPE Family & Probate Ikeja.  To take over Oyebanji J’s cases, Court and chambers
45. HON. JUSTICE A. A. AKINTOYE CRIMINAL LAGOS Commercial  Lagos. To take over Femi-Adeniyi J’s cases and retain Court and chambers
46. HON. JUSTICE O. O. OGUNGBESAN GENERAL CIVIL IKORODU Gen. Civil Lagos. To take over Harrison J’s cases and Lawal J’s former Court and chambers in TBS.
47. HON. JUSTICE O. A. ADAMSON GENERAL CIVIL IKEJA Court 1 Badagry. To take over Sonaike J’s cases, Court, and Chambers
48. HON. JUSTICE I. E. ALAKIJA LANDS LAGOS Gen. Civil Lagos.  Redistributed cases. To retain Court and chambers.
49. HON. JUSTICE E. O. OGUNDARE GENERAL CIVIL BADAGRY Court 2 Badagry. To retain cases, Court and chambers.
50. HON. JUSTICE S. O. SOLEBO SPECIAL OFFENCES IKEJA Special Offences Ikeja. To retain cases, Court and chambers
51. HON. JUSTICE A. O. SOLADOYE SEXUAL OFFENCESIKEJA Sexual Offences Ikeja. To retain cases, Court and chambers
52. HON. JUSTICE O. O. OGUNJOBI GENERAL CIVIL LAGOS Lands Lagos. Redistributed cases. To take over Pedro J’s former Court and chambers.
53. HON. JUSTICE Y. R. PINHEIRO GENERAL CIVIL IKEJA Gen. Civil Ikeja. To retain cases, Court and chambers
54. HON. JUSTICE D. T. OLATOKUN Gen. Civil Ikeja. Old Secretariat
55. HON. JUSTICE O. I. OGUNTADE Family & Probate Ikeja. Old Secretariat.
56. HON. JUSTICE Y. G. OSHOALA Lands Ikeja. Old Secretariat.
57. HON. JUSTICE O. SULE-AMZAT Gen. Civil Lagos.  To take over Folami J’s Court and chambers.
58. HON. JUSTICE R. O. OLUKOLU Commercial Lagos. To take over Oluyemi J’s cases, Court and chambers.
59. HON. JUSTICE S. A. OLAITAN Court 2 Epe. To take over Bashua J’s cases, Court and chambers
60. HON. JUSTICE E. O. ASHADE Gen. Civil Lagos. To take over Ogunjobi J’s cases, Court and chambers.
61. HON. JUSTICE A. F. POKANU Court 2 Ikorodu. To take over Ogungbesan’s cases, Court and chambers

ADR Judges

Ikeja

1. Hon. Justice Onigbanjo
2. Hon. Justice L. A. M. Folami
3. Hon. Justice O. O. Femi-Adeniyi
4. Hon. Justice A. M. Lawal

Lagos

1. Hon. Justice J. E. Oyefeso
2. Hon. Justice A. A. Oyebanji
3. Hon. Justice O. O. Pedro
4. Hon. Justice A. O. Opesanwo
5. Hon. Justice K. A. Jose

Probate Judges, Ikeja

1. Hon. Justice R. I. B. Adebiyi
2. Hon. Justice L. B. Lawal-Akapo

Lagos

1. Hon. Justice B. A. Oke-Lawal
2. Hon. Justice O. A. Akinlade

Family Court Judges, Ikeja

1. Hon. Justice M. Olokoba
2. Hon. Justice O. A. Dabiri

Lagos

1. Hon. Justice S. B. Candide-Johnson
2. Hon. Justice A. A. Oyebanji

GENERAL CIVIL DIVISION, IKEJA

1. HON. JUSTICE K. O. ALOGBA GENERAL CIVIL IKEJA
2. HON. JUSTICE G. M. ONYEABO GENERAL CIVIL IKEJA
3. HON. JUSTICE L. B. LAWAL-AKAPO GENERAL CIVIL IKEJA
4. HON. JUSTICE L. A. F. OLUYEMI GENERAL CIVIL IKEJA
5. HON. JUSTICE L. A. M. FOLAMI GENERAL CIVIL IKEJA
6. HON. JUSTICE Y. R. PINHEIRO GENERAL CIVIL IKEJA
7. HON. JUSTICE OLATOKUN GENERAL CIVIL IKEJA

 

GENERAL CIVIL DIVISION, LAGOS

1. HON. JUSTICE T. A. O. OYEKAN-ABDULLAHI GENERAL CIVIL LAGOS
2. HON. JUSTICE A. O. OPESANWO GENERAL CIVIL LAGOS
3. HON. JUSTICE G. A. SAFARI GENERAL CIVIL LAGOS
4. HON. JUSTICE O. O. OGUNGBESAN GENERAL CIVIL LAGOS
5. HON. JUSTICE I. E. ALAKIJA GENERAL CIVIL LAGOS
6. HON. JUSTICE SULE-AMZAT GENERAL CIVIL LAGOS
7. HON. JUSTICE ASHADE GENERAL CIVIL LAGOS

 

LANDS DIVISION, IKEJA

1. HON. JUSTICE R. I. B. ADEBIYI LANDS IKEJA
2. HON. JUSTICE S. A. ONIGBANJO LANDS IKEJA
3. HON. JUSTICE M. O. EMEYA LANDS IKEJA
4. HON. JUSTICE M. A. SAVAGE LANDS IKEJA
5. HON. JUSTICE S. S. OGUNSANYA LANDS IKEJA
6. HON. JUSTICE A. M. LAWAL LANDS IKEJA
7. HON. JUSTICE OSHOALA LANDS IKEJA

 

LANDS DIVISION, LAGOS

1. HON. JUSTICE I. O. KASALI LANDS LAGOS
2. HON. JUSTICE J. E. OYEFESO LANDS LAGOS
3 HON. JUSTICE O. A. OKIKIOLU-IGHILE LANDS LAGOS
4. HON. JUSTICE O. A. AKINLADE LANDS LAGOS
5. HON. JUSTICE O. O. OGUNJOBI LANDS LAGOS

 

FAMILY & PROBATE DIVISION, IKEJA

1. HON. JUSTICE M. OLOKOBA FAMILY & PROBATE
2. HON. JUSTICE O. A. DABIRI FAMILY & PROBATE
3. HON. JUSTICE A. J. BASHUA FAMILY & PROBATE
4. HON. JUSTICE OGUNTADE FAMILY & PROBATE

 

FAMILY & PROBATE DIVISION, LAGOS

1. HON. JUSTICE S. B. CANDIDE-JOHNSON FAMILY & PROBATE LAGOS
2. HON. JUSTICE A. A. OYEBANJI FAMILY & PROBATE LAGOS
3. HON. JUSTICE O. O. PEDRO FAMILY & PROBATE LAGOS
4. HON. JUSTICE C. A. BALOGUN FAMILY & PROBATE LAGOS

 

CRIMINAL DIVISION, IKEJA

1. HON. JUSTICE A. J. COKER CRIMINAL IKEJA
2. HON. JUSTICE H. O. OSHODI CRIMINAL IKEJA
3. HON. JUSTICE O. O. ‘FEMI-ADENIYI CRIMINAL IKEJA
4. HON. JUSTICE O. A. OGALA CRIMINAL IKEJA

 

CRIMINAL DIVISION, LAGOS

1. HON. JUSTICE A. M. NICOL-CLAY CRIMINAL LAGOS
2. HON. JUSTICE Y. A. ADESANYA CRIMINAL LAGOS
3. HON. JUSTICE I. O. HARRISON CRIMINAL LAGOS
4. HON. JUSTICE S. I. SONAIKE CRIMINAL LAGOS

 

COMMERCIAL DIVISION

1. HON. JUSTICE O. A. IPAYE COMMERCIAL LAGOS
2. HON. JUSTICE L. A. OKUNNU COMMERCIAL LAGOS
3. HON. JUSTICE B. A. OKE-LAWAL COMMERCIAL LAGOS
4. HON. JUSTICE K. A. JOSE COMMERCIAL LAGOS
5. HON. JUSTICE A. A. AKINTOYE COMMERCIAL LAGOS
6. HON. JUSTICE OLUKOLU COMMERCIAL LAGOS

 

SPECIAL OFFENCES DIVISION, IKEJA

1. HON. JUSTICE M. A. DADA SPECIAL OFFENCES IKEJA
2. HON. JUSTICE O. A. TAIWO SPECIAL OFFENCES IKEJA
3. HON. JUSTICE S. O. NWAKA-GBAGI SEXUAL OFFENCES IKEJA
4. HON. JUSTICE S. O. SOLEBO SPECIAL OFFENCES IKEJA
5. HON. JUSTICE A. O. SOLADOYE SEXUAL OFFENCES IKEJA

 

BADAGRY

1. HON. JUSTICE O. A. ADAMSON GENERAL CIVIL BADAGRY
2. HON. JUSTICE E. O. OGUNDARE GENERAL CIVIL BADAGRY

 

EPE

1. HON. JUSTICE K. O. DAWODU GENERAL CIVIL EPE
2. HON. JUSTICE S. A. OLAITAN GENERAL CIVIL EPE

 

ETI-OSA

1. HON. JUSTICE M. O. OBADINA GENERAL CIVIL ETI-OSA
2. HON. JUSTICE W. ANIMAHUN GENERAL CIVIL ETI-OSA

IKORODU

1. HON. JUSTICE I. O. AKINKUGBE GENERAL CIVIL IKORODU
2. HON. JUSTICE POKANU GENERAL CIVIL IKORODU

 


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