Enhancing Justice Delivery

The Open Justice project uses tech tools to improve the justice sector by making the workings of the judiciary easier to understand and scrutinize. It also monitors court cases in compliance with the law to reduce delays in trials and improve efficiency while fostering courtroom openness, data transparency and citizens participation in judicial processes.

The program also assesses the performance of key elements of the justice system which serves as a vehicle to fight corruption, promote judicial reforms and uphold rights of fair hearings in court.

Project Highlights

EFCC Convictions from 2010 to 2019

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has disclosed through press release that it has secured 1,245 convictions in 2019 bringing the total convictions secured by the Commission to 2,518 between 2010 and 2019. However, there is no transparency in the data released by the Commission as it has not published full details of cases … Continue reading EFCC Convictions from 2010 to 2019

Public Policy Dialogue Series

TransparencIT frequently engage stakeholders in the criminal justice sector, so far, we have successfully organized three Public Policy Dialogues (PPD) on Corruption Cases and Compliance with Administration of Criminal Justice Act (ACJA) 2015. The Public Policy Dialogues, held in Kano, Lagos and Abuja, pulled discussants from experts in the legal profession, civil society, anti-graft agencies, … Continue reading Public Policy Dialogue Series

Open Justice Online Course

Our work at TransparencIT has been recognized by The Governance Lab of New York University Tandon School of Engineering as a valuable vehicle which drives and strengthens the capacity of Nigeria’s judicial system through ensuring openness in judicial processes and proceedings. The GovLab have approached our organization trying to understand how we have been successfully … Continue reading Open Justice Online Course

Record of EFCC Convictions from 2010 to 2018

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has recorded a total of 1,273 convictions from 2010 to 2018. The Commission recorded its highest conviction in the year 2018 with Lagos Office consistently topping States with highest rate of convictions.

Cases Disposed by the Supreme Court of Nigeria

The Supreme Court of Nigeria has recorded 22% increase of cases disposed in 2017/2018 legal year as against 2016/2017. How many cases are lingering in the docket of the court? What is the percentage of cases disposed compared to pending cases in the court? These are questions that only an open judiciary system will address. … Continue reading Cases Disposed by the Supreme Court of Nigeria