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BOFAI’S VISIT TO THE CORRECTIONAL CENTRE FOR GIRLS AT IDI ORO, LAGOS ON DECEMBER 3, 2022

The visit to the girls was met with so much excitement and open arms. The program started at precisely 9:30 am with Mrs. Ajike’s opening prayer and welcome address to the girls. Afterward, Ms. Oluwatobi introduced the members of the team, namely, Ajike, Oluwatosin, Promise, Funmi, and Faith after the introduction; she did a recap …

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REPORT OF VISIT TO THE CORRECTIONAL CENTRE FOR GIRLS, IDI-ARABA LAGOS

On 2nd July, 2022, members of BOFAI visited the Correctional Centre for Girls, Idi-Araba. It was a refreshing time with the Girls as that was the first time BOFAI would be paying a visit to Correctional Centre for Girls since inception. The theme of the event was “My Gender, My Pride”. Discussions were held around …

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REPORT OF VISITS TO THE CORRECTIONAL CENTRE FOR SENIOR BOYS, ISHERI AND REHABILITATION CENTRE, ISHERI

On the 4th of June, 2022, Members of the Bonafide Advocator Initiative paid visits to the Correctional Centre for Senior Boys and Rehabilitation Centre both located at Isheri, Berger Lagos state, Nigeria. It was a wonderful time with the boys and also the patients at the Rehab center who were men of different ages and …

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THE TRIALS OF BRENDALIN

The above video is a digital storytelling presentation that narrates the story of a girl who found purpose in fighting for environmental justice as a result of some of her experiences as a young child who lost her brother to a flash flood caused by some human-induced environmental disasters.

ENFRANCHISEMENT IN NIGERIAN PRISONS: LAWFUL PATHWAYS FOR ACTUALIZING THE VOTING RIGHTS OF INMATES

The UN General Assembly unanimously adopted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights 1948 which acknowledges that transparent and open elections play an integral role in ensuring that the fundamental right to participatory government is guaranteed. Essentially, Article 21 states that “the will of the people shall be the basis of the authority of government, this …

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HUMAN TRAFFICKING: A FORBIDDEN CRIME

One of the largest growing criminal industry in the world today, generating over a 100 billion dollars despite the abolition of slavery is human trafficking, which has become a worldwide concern in the past few years. Human trafficking has become a global problem although more popular in some nations of the world than others. Yearly, …

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BOFAI: REPORT OF OUR VISIT TO THE OREGUN CORRECTIONAL CENTRE FOR BOYS ON SATURDAY, 26TH OF JUNE, 2021

The Bonafide Advocator Initiative (BOFAI) in collaboration with Omateens Foundation visited the Oregun Correctional Centre for Boys on the 26th or June, 2021. This was our second visit to the Centre in furtherance of our goal to provide mentoring to the boys and also provide assistance to them after they leave the home. Despite the …

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BOFAI: VISIT TO THE SPECIAL CORRECTIONAL CENTRE FOR BOYS, OREGUN, LAGOS STATE

The programme commenced with an introduction from the founder – Oluwatobi Adetona, on the aims and objectives of the Initiative. Thereafter, Rose Adima (the guest speaker) spoke to the boys on “How to make my life better; living beyond the now”. Questions were asked by the boys and answers were accordingly provided by the guest …

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BOFAI: VISIT TO THE JUVENILE CORRECTIONAL CENTRE, IBADAN, OYO STATE

On the 27th of March, 2021, the Bonafide Advocator Initiative (BOFAI) paid a visit to the Juvenile Home in Ibadan, Oyo State in furtherance of our goals to provide mentoring to children in correctional homes. Our theme for the visit was “Every Life Counts”. The programme commenced with us speaking with the administrators. Thereafter, Advocate …

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ENHANCING SAFETY AND SECURITY IN NIGERIAN CORRECTIONAL CENTRES

AIM OF ESTABLISHING CORRECTIONAL CENTRES The main aim of establishing the correctional centres in all parts of the world including Nigeria is to provide a rehabilitation and correctional facility for those who have violated the rules and regulations of their society. However, the extent to which this maxim is true in practice has been a …

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