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The Chairman, Alliance for Survival of COVID-19 and Beyond, Mr. Femi Falana (SAN), has faulted the claims made by the Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Zainab Ahmed, that Nigeria’s revenue dropped by 65 per cent.
Human rights lawyer and Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Femi Falana, has petitioned the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights in Banjul, The Gambia over the death sentence on Kano singer, Sharif Yahya Sharif.
Kano State Judiciary says it has submitted certified copies of the Sharia Court judgment to the human rights activist, Femi Falana (SAN), to enable him to appeal the judgment that sentenced Yahaya Aminu to death by hanging for blasphemy.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo will on Thursday (today) deliver a keynote address at an online conference, titled: “Media Coverage of Virtual Court Proceedings: Prospects and Challenges,” organised by Gavel International, an online news platform that covers the administration of justice system in Nigeria.
Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, yesterday said that some of the investigative hearing was carried out without the knowledge of the leadership of the National Assembly.
The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has sent an open letter to President Muhammadu Buhari requesting him to “urgently rescind your assent to the Companies and Allied Matters Act, 2020, [CAMA 2020], and to send the legislation back to the National Assembly to address its fundamental flaws, including by deleting the repressive provisions of the Act, particularly sections 839, 842, 843, 844 and 850 contained in Part F of the Act, and any other similar provisions.”
Mrs Funmi Falana, wife of human rights crusader and lawyer, Chief Femi Falana (SAN), has petitioned the Ekiti Commissioner of Police, Mr Babatubde Mobayo, over alleged rape of teenage groundnut hawker.
Human Rights lawyer, Femi Falana, SAN, has condemned the condolence message of former President Olusegun Obasanjo, noting that he should stop insulting the collective intelligence of the Nigerian people.
Suspended acting National Chairman of EFCC, Ibrahim Magu, has denied flurry of allegations against him, especially as published in the media since he was arrested on 16 June and hauled before Justice Ayo Salami panel probing the activities of the anti-graft agency.
Human rights lawyer, Mr. Femi Falana (SAN), has denied receiving N28m from the suspended Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Mr Ibrahim Magu, who is being investigated for corruption allegations by a special presidential panel.
Nigeria’s leading political economist, Prof Pat Utomi, Saturday explained the need to build a new national political movement to rescue Nigeria and address burning issues that put its corporate existence under threat.
Human rights lawyer Femi Falana has distanced himself from the newly floated political movement, National Consultative Front (NCF) saying he was not involved in the formation of the group.
The Movement of Unity and Progress says a former Military Governor of the old Kaduna State, Col. Abubakar Umar, is not a member of a new political movement, the ‘National Consultative Forum’.
Entertainer, Folarin Falana aka Falz, has urged the Comptroller-General of the Nigeria Immigration Service, Muhammed Babandede, to reconsider the terms of punishment meted out to five female officers of the Service.
A Lagos-based human rights campaigner, Mr Femi Falana (SAN), has advised the ECOWAS Court of Justice located in Abuja to facilitate online filing processes.
Human rights activist, Mr. Femi Falana, SAN, yesterday, warned the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC, not to bend the rules in favour of any politician in the fight against the Coronavirus pandemic.
President of the United Labour Congress of Nigeria, ULC, Joe Ajaero, has said police officers were competing with COVID-19 on who/what will kill more Nigerians.
Human rights lawyer Femi Falana (SAN) has described the Federal Government’s plan to continue with the School Feeding programme during the ongoing lockdown as an insult to Nigerians.
As the latest ban slammed on the Middle East based airline, Emirates Airlines takes effect from Monday, September 21, 2020, the airline has reinstated its commitment to Nigeria.
Peoples Democratic Party candidate in Edo State governorship election, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has won in 13 local government areas, polling 307,855 votes.
The Action Democratic Party (ADP), has commended the Edo State electorates, for their doggedness in defending their State from intruders, who planned to play god, by instructing them on who not to vote for.
AVM Kingsley Lar, the Commandant, Nigerian Armed Forces Resettlement Centre (NAFRC), Oshodi on Sunday urged the trainees/retirees to be mindful of criminally-minded people who may pose as friends.
Akpom returned to England after two and a half years stint with Greek side PAOK Salonica and he became the third signing of the summer for Neil Warnock who had earlier completed the signing of Sam Morsy, Marcus Bettinelli, and Grant Hall.
UN Secretary-General António Guterres has warned that vaccine alone cannot defeat the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
An Upper Area Court sitting in Kasuwan Nama in Jos on Friday sentenced a 19-year-old labourer, Gyang Raymond, to two years imprisonment for stealing 12kg gas cylinder and mug cups.
President Muhammadu Buhari Tuesday justified government borrowing to finance infrastructure, asserting that his government took loans in the interest of the country to solve the dire shortfall in infrastructure.
People of Awba Ofemili in Awka North Local Government Area of Anambra State have appealed to Governor Willie Obiano to withdraw the certificate of recognition of their traditional ruler, Ezekwesili Maduagwuna over alleged criminal acts and highhandedness.
The Kwara State Government says it has recorded five new COVID-19 infections, bringing the number of confirmed cases in the state to 1,009.