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Human rights lawyer and Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Femi Falana, has identified rivalry between the office of the Attorney General of the Federation (AGF) and anti-graft agencies as one of the hindrances to the current war against corruption in Nigeria.
Mr. Femi Falana, Lawyer and a human rights activist, has again reiterated the limitations of the powers of the senate using the non-compliance of the Inspector general of Police, Ibrahim Idris, to honor senates summon as a case study.
Human rights activist, Femi Falana, has urged the Academic Staff Union of Universities to ensure the collection of N463 billion education intervention fund in the custody of the Central Bank of Nigeria.
Human rights lawyer, Mr. Femi Falana (SAN), has lambasted the Nigeria Police for arraigning Kogi-West lawmaker, Senator Dino Melaye in court on a stretcher.
Legislative rascality has a long, chequered history. Perhaps one of the most dramatic in the Senate in the last 18 years happened on the watch of Chuba Okadigbo, when former President Olusegun Obasanjo tried by means fair and foul to remove Okadigbo as president of the Senate.
The Federal High Court in Abuja on Wednesday nullified the National Assembly’s Electoral Act (Amendment) Bill, 2018 which sought to provide the order in which the Independent National Electoral Commission must conduct the 2019 general elections.
Foremost human right lawyer, Femi Falana, has called on the National Assembly to probe the unauthorised withdrawal made by President Muhammadu Buhari from the Excess Crude Account (ECA).
Lagos human rights lawyer Femi Falana say constituents can challenge the suspension of their lawmaker either in the national assembly or in any of the state house of assembly.
Governor Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State, on Sunday, unveiled a new statue of the late legal luminary, Chief Gani Fawehinmi at the ‘Liberty Park’, in Ojota, saying that the 44-feet edifice symbolises the phenomenon that the rights activist represented in his life time.
Nobel Laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka, on Sunday called on Nigerians to be careful about the people they intend to trust their votes with in the 2019 general elections.
Nobel laureate, Professor Wole Soyinka, on Sunday called on Nigerians to be vigilant and beware of a coalition formed by former Nigeria’s President Olusegun Obasanjo purportedly claiming to be on a rescue mission to salvage the nation, saying that the coalition was formed by people who are enemies of democracy.
Gov. Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State on Sunday urged Nigerians to draw strength from the legacies and exemplary life of the late Chief Gani Fawehinmi.
Human rights lawyer Femi Falana says it is not mandatory for either of the two chambers in the national assembly to have a mace before sitting for plenary.
Lagos human rights lawyer Femi Falana (SAN) has described as illegal and unconstitutional, the suspension of Senator Ovie Omo-Agege by the Senate.
A new report by the Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has revealed how 55 politicians, high-level public officials and leaders allegedly stole N1.354tr between 2006 and 2013 from the nation’s treasury.
A human rights activist, Femi Falana, on Tuesday filed a Freedom of Information request to the Ministry of Petroleum Resources demanding details of how the federal government’s payment of N261.4 billion per annum in fuel subsidy skyrocketed to N1.4 trillion.
An Iraqi criminal court on Tuesday sentenced a Belgian man to death by hanging for joining the Islamic State extremist group.
Palestinian Foreign Minister Riyad al-Maliki on Tuesday submitted a request asking the International Criminal Court to investigate alleged human rights violations linked to Israeli settlement policies
Governor David Umahi of Ebonyi State has said that his administration and the Peoples Democratic Party would favour no candidate during the 2019 general elections’ for House of Assembly.
Former Italy star Andrea Pirlo took to the pitch for the final time to say goodbye to football in a star-studded testimonial “Night of the Master” tournament at the San Siro on Monday.
The head of Malaysia’s anti-graft agency MohdAbdull Shukri, who was restored to the agency by Malaysia’s new government following Najib’s Rasak’s election defeat on May 9, said someone sent a bullet to his home with a warning to stop investigations.
Burundi President Pierre Nkurunziza is an evangelical who believes he was chosen by God to rule the east African nation, and plans to do so for as long as possible.
The Flying Eagles will now battle shock troopers Mauritania in the final playoff for a place at the 2019 AFCON in Niger after they edged past Guinea Bissau today in Calabar.
La Liga’s winners and losers are settled and the European qualification spots decided but for a collection of star players the final weekend of the season will be anything but a dead rubber.
The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has, again, vowed that Ohanaeze Ndigbo’s proposed summit slated for May 21 in Awka, the Anambra State capital, will not hold.
The World Health Organisation (WHO) is convening an emergency meeting on Friday over the latest outbreak of the deadly Ebola disease in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC).