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Lagos lawyer and human rights activist, Femi Falana

Mobil staff: Femi Falana tasks Minister Ngige on Supreme Court judgement

Human rights lawyer, Mr. Femi Falana, SAN, has urged Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr Chris Ngige, to get Mobil Producing Nigeria Unlimited to obey the Supreme Court judgement and reinstate 860 security staff it sacked for resisting its anti-labour policy of converting them into spy police personnel.

Femi Falana asks police to reinstate officers who invaded Edwin Clark’s house

Femi Falana, human rights lawyer, says the police officers who invaded the house of Edwin Clark, Ijaw leader, should not have been dismissed from the force.

Clapping for Chris Ngige with one hand

The Minister of Labour and Productivity, Chris Ngige, is wondering why we’re not clapping for the government of President Muhammadu Buhari first thing every morning and, perhaps, last thing at night before going to bed.

2019: NLC, Labour Party reject ex-Governor Mimiko

The Nigeria Labour Congress has rejected the plan by former National chairman of the Labour Party, Abdulkadir Abdulsalam, to adopt Olusegun Mimiko as the party’s Presidential flagbearer for the 2019 general elections.
Jones Abiri

Court awards N10 million damages against federal government over detention of Jones Abiri

The Abuja division of the Federal High Court has described the two years detention of journalist Jones Abiri as outright conviction and ordered government to pay N10 million in damages to Abiri.

Shi’ites protest in Abuja as Ibrahim El-Zakzaky marks 1000 days in detention

Hundreds of Shi’ites rallied in Abuja Friday to demand the release of their leader, Ibrahim El-Zakzaky, who marked 1,000 days in detention Friday.

Nnia Nwodo: Federal government not committed to national integration

President General of Ohaneze Ndigbo, Chief Nnia Nwodo, and human rights activist, Femi Falana, have accused the Federal Government of non-commitment to its constitutional obligation to guarantee national integration.

Court fixes date to deliver judgment in Jones Abiri’s N200 million suit against DSS

Justice Nnamdi Dimgba of the Abuja division of the Federal High Court will, on September 13, 2018, deliver judgment in the N200 million fundamental enforcement rights suit instituted by the recently released journalist, Jones Abiri, against the Department of State Services (DSS).

Femi Falana drags Uganda’s Yoweri Museveni to UN over alleged rights violations

A Nigerian human rights lawyer, Femi Falana, has appealed to the United Nations (UN) to investigate Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni over alleged grave human rights violations in Uganda.

Femi Falana decries quality of South-West lawmakers

Human Right Activist, Chief Femi Falana (SAN) has lampooned the quality of representation of the southwest region at the National Assembly, saying the region’s lawmakers were in the Assembly to either warm seat or dance rather than quality representation expected of them.
Lagos lawyer and human rights activist, Femi Falana

Femi Falana: Lagos not dangerous city to leave in the world

Femi Falana, a Senior Advocate of Nigeria, has said he does not believe in the report that Lagos State was the third most dangerous city to leave in the world.
Lagos lawyer and human rights activist, Femi Falana

Femi Falana: Why President Buhari must urgently sign new electoral bill

Femi Falana, human rights lawyer, has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to “urgently” sign the new electoral act amendment bill into law.

Why IGP Ibrahim Idris is mad about the letter

It might appear strange that of all the problems that the Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, has on his table his biggest concern is how to squeeze a journalist to disclose the source of a leak.But there’s a reason for his obsession.
Lagos lawyer and human rights activist, Femi Falana

Femi Falana asks new DSS chief to release ex-NSA Dasuki, others

A senior lawyer, Femi Falana, has written a letter to Matthew Seiyefa, reminding the new acting-director-general of the Department of State Services that many Nigerians are still in custody of the secret police without trial and despite court orders for their unconditional release.
Lagos lawyer and human rights activist, Femi Falana

Femi Falana: Constitutional provisions for defection

A Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Mr. Femi Falana, explained that defection by legislators, which was a common practice in the first republic, had been prohibited by the 1999 Constitution.

Eze Madumere: No going back on Imo guber

Deputy Governor of Imo State, Prince Eze Madumere, has opened up on his political travails, insisting no amount of persecution and blackmail can stop him from contesting the governorship of Imo State.
Lagos lawyer and human rights activist, Femi Falana

Femi Falana: Defecting lawmakers should resign

Human rights lawyer, Mr. Femi Falana (SAN), said on Sunday that legislators who recently defected from the political parties that sponsored their elections were not entitled to hold on to their seats.
Lagos lawyer and human rights activist, Femi Falana

Femi Falana wants NBA, others to ensure compliance with court order in Imo

Human rights lawyer and activist, Femi Falana, on Tuesday commended the refusal of the Chief Judge of Imo State to swear in the deputy governor-designate, Calistus Ekenze, on account of a court order forbidding him to do so.

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Lagos lawyer and human rights activist, Femi Falana

Mobil staff: Femi Falana tasks Minister Ngige on Supreme Court judgement

Human rights lawyer, Mr. Femi Falana, SAN, has urged Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr Chris Ngige, to get Mobil Producing Nigeria Unlimited to obey the Supreme Court judgement and reinstate 860 security staff it sacked for resisting its anti-labour policy of converting them into spy police personnel.
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