Lagos State Ministry of Justice

Committed to bringing justice to your doorstep


Welcome to Lagos State Ministry of Justice.

The Ministry of Justice is the Ministry charged with the responsibility of counselling the State in all legal matters. It has the major role of promoting and enhancing justice for all, the rule of law and good governance.

The Chief Legal Officer in the Ministry is the Attorney General and Commissioner of Justice, supported by the Solicitor-General and 

Permanent Secretary. The Ministry consists of nine Directorates and four Units which are dedicated to meeting the State’s legal needs, and geared towards addressing the needs and interest of the people of Lagos State.

This site is featured to allow easy accessibility to the services that the Ministry provides and the best way to utilize our services including the whistle blower project which interestingly has a methodology for people to report disturbing facts anonymously.

Mission Statement

Working together to serve the people by professional and ethical standards that promote access to justice regardless of socio- economic class and to attract, develop, motivate and retain the best Law Officers within a supportive work environment.

Slogan “..Service with Integrity   


To be the public legal service that promotes integrity; values innovation, and a tradition where merit is the primary key to advancement.

We are committed to bringing justice to your doorstep
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