Lagos State Judiciary: 2021 Annual Court Vacation Begins August 16

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The Lagos state judiciary has announced the commencement of the 2021 annual vacation as follows:

Date: Monday 16th August, 2021 to Friday 17th September, 2021 (Both dates inclusive)

Vacation Judges

Ikeja Division

Hon. Justice M.O Olokooba   – Monday 16th – Friday 20th August 2021

Hon. Justice D.T Olatokun  – Monday, 23rd August – Friday, 3rd September, 2021

Hon. Justice O. I Oguntade – Monday 6th September – Friday 17th September, 2021

Lagos Division

Hon. Justice L. A Okunnu   – Monday 16th – Friday 20th August 2021

Hon. Justice R.O Olukolu  – Monday, 23rd August – Friday, 3rd September, 2021

Hon. Justice O. S Sule-Amzat – Monday 6th September – Friday 17th September, 2021

Badagry Division 

Hon. Justice O. A Adamson – Monday, 23rd August – Friday, 3rd September, 2021

Hon. Justice Y. G Oshoala – Monday 6th September – Friday 17th September, 2021

Epe Divison

Hon. Justice W. Animahun – Monday, 23rd August – Friday, 3rd September, 2021

Hon. Justice S. A Olaitan  – Monday 6th September – Friday 17th September, 2021

Ikorodu Division

Hon. Justice I.O Akinkugbe – Monday, 23rd August – Friday, 3rd September, 2021

Hon. Justice A.F Pokanu – Monday 6th September – Friday 17th September, 2021

Notwithstanding the long vacation

1. Criminal Division of the High Court may suit throughout the vacation period .
A Judge may be assigned to deal with all Urgent pending criminal cases in the court.

2. Any cause or matter may be heard by a judge during the period of the vacation (Except on Sunday or Public Holiday) Where such cause or matter is urgent or a judge at the request of all the parties concerned agree to hear it.

Any application for an urgent hearing during the vacation, may be made by summons in chamber, before the vacation judge or the judge before who the substantive case is pending.

Th new legal year begins 20th September 2021 while the Legal Year Services holds on Monday, 27th  September, 2021

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