In a bid to reform the civil justice system in Lagos State, the Honourable Chief Judge commissioned the Backlog Elimination Programme with the aim of decongesting the backlog of old cases on the dockets of the High Court of Lagos State. The Expeditious Disposal of Civil Cases (Backlog Elimination Programme) Practice Direction (No. 1 of 2019) has now been issued to prescribe the procedure for the disposal of these backlog cases.

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The Expeditious Disposal of Civil Cases Practice Direction & the Elimination of Backlog Cases

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