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Femi Falana decries prolonged detention of terror suspects in Giwa barracks

Human rights activist and lawyer, Mr. Femi Falana, saturday called on the Federal Government panel set up to investigate the abuse of human rights concerning the prolonged detention without trial of over 3,000 terror suspects in Giwa Barracks, Maiduguri, Borno state.

Femi Falana: National Assembly’s attempts to reorder 2019 elections sequence illegal

Human rights lawyer, Femi Falana (SAN), has described the National Assembly’s attempts to reorder the 2019 elections sequence as illegal

Probe Attorneys-General who didn’t prosecute murder suspects – Femi Falana tells NBA

Human rights lawyer, Mr. Femi Falana (SAN), has written to the President of the Nigerian Bar Association, Mr. Abubakar Mahmud (SAN), requesting that the Attorneys-General and Commissioners of Justice of various states who have refused to prosecute suspects arrested for various killings in their domains be investigated.

President Buhari govt sabotaging fight against corruption – Femi Falana

Human rights lawyer and anti-corruption activist, Femi Falana (SAN), has lambasted the President Muhammadu Buhari administration over its fight against corruption in Nigeria.

DSS lacks the power to summon General Babangida’s spokesman – Femi Falana

Femi Falana, human rights lawyer, says the Department of State Services (DSS) lacks the power to summon Kassim Afegbua, spokesman of former military President Ibrahim Banangida.

Femi Falana asks federal govt to stop reinstatement of NHIS chief Usman Yusuf

Femi Falana, activist lawyer, has called on the Federal Government to stop the reinstatement of the Executive Secretary of National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS), Prof. Usman Yusuf.

Femi Falana wants NSA sanctioned over deportation of Cameroonians

A lawyer representing some freedom fighters deported to Cameroon in January has written President Muhammadu Buhari demanding explanations why the government took the step.

Federal universities covering up corruption, sexual harassment – SERAP

The report titled “Stealing the future”: How federal universities in Nigeria have been stripped apart by corruption says, “impunity for corruption in the university system has negatively affected the governance of federal universities and the quality of education received by the students.”

Planned prosecution of General Babangida’s spokesman illegal – Femi Falana

Human rights lawyer Femi Falana, a senior advocate of Nigeria, says the inspector-general of police has defamed Kassim Afegbua by declaring him wanted as if he is a fugitive.

Extradition of Cameroon separatist leaders could attract UN sanction – Femi Falana

Human rights lawyer Femi Falana says the extradition of some Cameroonian sepratist leaders could attract sanction from the United Nations.

Ex-President Obasanjo responsible for Nigeria’s problems – Femi Falana

Human rights activist, Femi Falana, on Friday blamed former President Olusegun Obasanjo for Nigeria problems.

President Buhari urged to investigate Amnesty International’s report

A Senior Advocate of Nigeria Femi Falana on Tuesday called on President Muhammadu Buhari to investigate the allegations of killings by the Amnesty International and bring anyone responsible to justice.

Africa’s education syllabus still in colonial era – Femi Falana

A senior advocate of Nigeria (SAN), Femi Falana, says Africa’s educational syllabus is still stuck in the colonial era.

Ex-President Obasanjo’s letter a clarion call to President Buhari – Femi Falana

Activist-lawyer Femi Falana (SAN) has described former president Olusegun Obasanjo’s letter as a clarion call to President Muhammadu Buhari.


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