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Lagos lawyer and human rights activist, Femi Falana (SAN), has accused the President Muhammadu Buhari-led government of committing the same “incessant infringements” his All Progressives Congress, APC, had accused their predecessor of perpetrating.
Human rights lawyer Femi Falana has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to direct security agencies to respect the fundamental rights of Nigerians.
Human rights lawyer, Mr. Femi Falana (SAN), on Saturday, restated his opposition to the sale of nomination forms to aspirants for elective offices by political parties.
Human rights activist, Femi Falana, has advised President Muhammadu Buhari to wage a meaningful fight against poverty.
Civil Right Lawyer, Mr Femi Falana, on Tuesday said the declaration of June 12 as democracy day by President Muhammadu Buhari has put an end to the hypocrisy of May 29.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday tendered an apology on behalf of the Federal Government to the family of late business mogul, MKO Abiola, over the annulment of the June 12 presidential election.
Since 1993, June 12 has been more than just a date in the calendar for Nigerians. For many, it became a symbol of how the military government crushed long-held hopes of a return to civilian rule.
A group, Coalition in Defence of Nigerian Democracy and Constitution, says the declaration of June 12 as Democracy Day by President Muhammadu Buhari is a Greek gift.
Human rights lawyer, Mr. Femi Falana (SAN), has advised President Muhammadu Buhari to insist on the independence of Western Sahara during his visit to Morocco.
The lawyer and human rights activist, Femi Falana (SAN), has called on the Federal Government to move ahead to adopt the programmes of Chief Moshood Abiola on poverty alleviation as well as respect the human rights stand of Chief Gani Fawehinmi.
The alleged killing of four persons, including a mother and her six-month old baby in Oluasiri, Nembe local council of Bayelsa State, has sparked anger among Ijaw youths.
The federal government has invited all former governors elected under the platform of the Social Democratic Party (SDP) in in 1993 to the occasion of the historic designation of June 12 as Democracy Day and National Holiday.
The Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha, has just released the statement below to announce modalities for the conferment of national honours on late multibillionaire businessman cum politician, Moshood Abiola; late prominent lawyer, Gani Fawehinmi and politician, Babagana Kingibe.
According to the statement, the group is happy and it described the action as “the boldest step ever taken by a civillain administration since 1999 and it applauded the president for “identifying with progressive and democratic elements in the country”.
Popular rapper, Folarin Falana, aka Falz the Bahd Guy, has said that he did not foresee the magnitude of the responses to his latest video, This is Nigeria, saying the rejoinders have really encouraged him to continue the trend.
A human rights activist and lawyer, Femi Falana, on Tuesday condemned the practice of parading suspects in alleged criminal cases before the media.
The senator representing Kaduna central, Shehu Sani, says it may be painful that he revealed what senators earn.
Algeria has abandoned more than 13,000 people in the Sahara Desert over the past 14 months, including pregnant women and children, expelling them without food or water and forcing them to walk, sometimes at gunpoint, under a blistering sun. Some never make it out alive.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo will on Tuesday, June 26, address youths in Ibadan, Oyo State capital, in a town hall meeting that will be held at Theophilus Ogunlesi Hall of the University College Hospital (UCH), Ibadan.
Catholic Bishop of Issele-Uku Diocese in Delta State, Michael Elue, on Sunday, urged Nigerians irrespective of religious inclination, to always imbibe the virtues of truthfulness and humility.
An unprecedented wave of jihadist attacks in northern Mozambique has raised fears the country will fail to fully cash in on a gas bonanza.
Chairman, Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), in Northern Nigeria, Rev. Yakubu Pam, said the killings by herdsmen in Barkin-Ladi and Riyom local government areas of Plateau State would not end until Federal Government resolve the question of land grabbing and indiscriminate grazing in the areas.
The President, Nigeria Institute of Management, Olukunle Iyanda, on Thursday expressed concern over the alteration of the budget by the National Assembly.
An unemployed man, Happiness Daniel, was on Thursday brought before an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court for allegedly robbing two people at an Automated Teller Machine at knifepoint.
Residents of Agoro Community in Ekeremor Local Government Area of Bayelsa on Monday berated the poor and slow response to an oil spill from shell’s oilfield in the area.
A court action instituted by aggrieved members of the All Progressive Congress (APC) to stop the National Convention of the party slated for Saturday in Abuja, failed Wednesday, as Justice Sylvanus Oriji of a Federal Capital Territory (FCT) High Court declined their requests.
A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress, Dayo Adeyeye, has described the employment forms being distributed to unemployed youths by the Ekiti State Government as a scam.