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Femi Falana urges NHRC to probe Rann IDP camp killings

Lagos lawyer Femi Falana (SAN) has urged the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) to investigate the January 17 bombing of Internally Displaced Persons (IDP) camp in Rann, Borno State, in which 234 persons were allegedly killed.

Justice Onnoghen: Industrial court issues restraining order against CCT

The National Industrial Court has issued a restraining order against the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) stopping it from proceeding with the trial of the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Walter Onnoghen.
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Singer Falz begins year with hit single “Talk”

Ace Nigerian singer and rapper Folarin Falana, popularly known as Falz, has started the New Year with the release of his single tagged “Talk”.

Femi Falana drags Cameroon to African Commission over trial of 47 asylum seekers in...

Nigeria’s foremost human rights lawyer Femi Falana SAN has dragged the government of Cameroon to the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights in Banjul, The Gambia over the impending trial of 47 asylum seekers and naturalised Nigerians.
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Submit yourself for arrest immediately – Femi Falana tells Senator Melaye

Femi Falana, human rights lawyer, has advised Dino Melaye, lawmaker representing Kogi west senatorial district, to submit himself for arrest without any delay.

NCC faults Femi Falana’s claim of annual N600 billion revenue loss

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has faulted the claim by Lagos lawyer, Femi Falana, (SAN) that the country was losing about N600 billion from the telecommunications industry.

Femi Falana, others ask federal government to end Zamfara killings

Human rights lawyer and Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), Mr. Femi Falana; Transition Monitoring Group (TMG); Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP), and other rights activists have tasked the federal government to end the incessant killings in Zamfara State.

Femi Falana asks Nigerian Army to stop targeting Amnesty International

The Nigerian Army on Tuesday said it would make a case for the closure of the Amnesty International offices in Nigeria, alleging the human rights group “is working hard to destabilise the country.”
Lagos lawyer and human rights activist, Femi Falana

Femi Falana advises EFCC to stop sealing up suspects’ assets

Senior lawyer Femi Falana advises Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to stop sealing up assets belonging to suspects of financial crimes

ASUU strike: Federal government set to meet with union on Monday

The Federal Government will meet with the Academic Staff Union of Nigerian Universities (ASUU) on Monday Dec.10, over the ongoing nationwide strike.

Evans: Police coerced me into signing incriminating statements by torturing, killing suspects in my...

Alleged billionaire kidnapper, Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike, on Wednesday, told an Ikeja Special Offences Court in Lagos that he was coerced into signing incriminating statements by the police.

ASUU Strike: Chris Ngige chides Femi Falana on ‘no work, no pay’ policy, takes...

The Minister of Labour and Employment, Senator Chris Ngige, has chided Femi Falana (SAN) over his position on the “no work, no pay” policy of the Federal Government regarding the ongoing strike by the Academic Staff Union of Universities.
Lagos lawyer and human rights activist, Femi Falana

Femi Falana urges federal government to withdraw ‘illegal’ no-work-no-pay threat against ASUU

Human rights lawyer, Mr. Femi Falana (SAN), on Sunday described as illegal the circular issued by the Federal Government threatening to begin to execute a no-work-no-pay policy against the striking members of the Academic Staff Union of Universities.

Femi Falana: Why Executive Order 5 may fail

Human rights activist, Mr. Femi Falana, SAN, has called on the Federal Government to take decisive policy actions to ensure full implementation of the Executive Order No 5.
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Ekitis in Lagos drum support for Kayode Fayemi

Members of Ekiti Parapo, a forum for Ekiti State indigenes in Lagos, have drummed support for Ekiti State Governor, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, saying the governor had been sent by God to salvage the state from its current pathetic state.

Evans: Police hid me in toilet when Femi Falana came

Suspected billionaire kidnap kingpin Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike, also known as Evans, told a Lagos High Court sitting in Igbosere, on Friday, that the Police hid him in a toilet when rights activist, Mr. Femi Falana (SAN), came looking for him.

Femi Falana writes AGF, seeks power to prosecute seven over alleged N170 million fraud

A senior lawyer, Femi Falana, has written the Attorney-General of the Federation, Abubakar Malami, seeking powers to prosecute Company Secretary/Legal Adviser, Zinox Group and Technology Distributions Limited (TD), Chris Eze Ozims, along with six others, for alleged fraud.

Femi Falana: Nigeria Police effective at international engagements, weak at home

The Presidential Hearing on the Reform of SARS held its public q sitting in Lagos on Tuesday with stakeholders calling on Federal Government to equip and improve the welfare of the police.

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