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Femi Falana urges President Buhari to direct all authorities to publish names of detainees

Activist lawyer Femi Falana (SAN) has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to direct all authorities to publish names of all detainees in their custody and the locations they were being kept.
Lagos lawyer and human rights activist, Femi Falana

Femi Falana asks federal government to provide treatment for Ibraheem El-Zakzaky, wife without further...

Mr. Femi Falana (SAN), the lawyer to Sheikh Ibraheem El-Zakzaky and his wife, Zeenat, has called the Federal Government to provide an alternative and adequate treatment of the couple in Nigeria and that he would file a fresh application for El-Zakzaky and his wife to be re-flown abroad for treatment if.

Femi Falana threatens to sue NHRC over Nigerian Navy’s ‘illegal’ detention

Activist lawyer Femi Falana (SAN) on Thursday threatened to sue the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) if it fails to take appropriate actions against the Nigerian Navy (NN) for alleged illegal detention of 67 persons.

Femi Falana gives NHRC ultimatum to compel Navy for release of detainees or face...

A Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN) and human rights activist, Femi Falana, has given the Executive Secretary, National Human Rights Commission (NHRC), seven days ultimatum to compel the Nigerian Navy for the release of detainees in its custody or face legal action.
President Muhammadu Buhari may have jettisoned the stringent conditions prescribed by the Kaduna State Government under Governor Nasir El-Rufai before the leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN), Ibrahim El-Zakzaky, and his wife, Zeenah, could travel for treatment abroad.

President Buhari ignores Kaduna government’s conditions for Ibraheem El-Zakzaky’s treatment

High-level indications have emerged that President Muhammadu Buhari may have jettisoned the stringent conditions prescribed by the Kaduna State government under Governor Nasir El-rufai before the leader of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN), Sheikh Ibrahim El-Zakzaky, and wife could travel for treatment abroad.
President Muhammadu Buhari may have jettisoned the stringent conditions prescribed by the Kaduna State Government under Governor Nasir El-Rufai before the leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN), Ibrahim El-Zakzaky, and his wife, Zeenah, could travel for treatment abroad.

Shiite leader Ibraheem El-Zakzaky travels to India for treatment

President Muhammadu Buhari may have jettisoned the stringent conditions prescribed by the Kaduna State Government under Governor Nasir El-Rufai before the leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN), Ibraheem El-Zakzaky, and his wife, Zeenah, could travel for treatment abroad.
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#RevolutionNow: Omoyele Sowore urges court to vacate detention order

The convener of #RevolutionNow, Omoyele Sowore, has asked the Federal High Court in Abuja to vacate the order it made on Thursday, granting permission to the Department of State Services (DSS) to further detain him for 45 days in the first instance.

Femi Falana files motion to quash order for Omoyele Sowore’s detention

Human Rights Activist and Senior Advocate of Nigeria, SAN, Mr. Femi Falana, on Friday, filed a motion to challenge the legality of the order of the Federal High Court in Abuja that gave the Department of State Service, DSS, permission to detain the convener of the RevolutionNow protest, Omoyele Sowore, for 45 days.

Femi Falana: We’ll challenge Omoyele Sowore’s detention order

Mr Femi Falana (SAN), who is Omoyele Sowore’s lawyer, indicated to newsmen on Thursday, that he would file an application to challenge the order by a Federal High Court in Abuja that granted the Department of State Services permission to detain the publisher of SaharaReporters and convener of the #RevolutionNow protests, Omoyele Sowore, for 45 days.
Lagos lawyer and human rights activist, Femi Falana

#RevolutionNow: 90-day detention must be challenged – Femi Falana

Is it constitutional for a judge to order the detention of a citizen for 90 days as provided under the Terrorism Prevention Act? Activist-lawyer Femi Falana SAN said yesterday that it is time to find out.

Femi Falana: Kaduna government’s fresh conditions on Ibraheem El-Zakzaky height of provocative contempt

Human rights activist and lawyer, Femi Falana, has criticised the Kaduna State government over the stringent conditions it issued with regards to the permission granted by the court to Sheikh Ibrahim El-zakzaky and his wife, Zeenat, to embark on a medical trip abroad.
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#RevolutionNow: Falz calls for release of Omoyele Sowore

Folarin Falana, better known as Falz, Nigerian multi-talented musician and the son of renowned lawyer and human right activist Femi Falana, has urged the federal government to listen to the voice of the masses and stop constant disregard of the loss of lives of many Nigerians.
Lagos lawyer and human rights activist, Femi Falana

Femi Falana: Legal documents would be signed before Ibraheem El-Zakzaky could be released

A Nigerian court on Monday granted bail to a detained Shiite leader, whose case has sparked bloody protests, so that he can fly to India for medical care, his lawyer said.

Mike Ozekhome: President Buhari is allergic to criticism

Mike Ozekhome, a Senior Advocate of Nigeria, has reacted to the arrest of Omoyele Sowore, publisher of Sahara Reporters and activist.

Timi Frank condemns Omoyele Sowore’s arrest

A political activist and former Deputy National Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Timi Frank, has condemned the purported arrest of the convener of #RevolutionNow, Omoyele Sowere, even as he appealed to other comrades not to lose focus.
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Proscribed Islamic movement drags federal government to court, alleges breach of fair hearing

The Islamic Movement of Nigeria, IMN, on Friday, approached the Abuja Division of the Federal High Court, asking it to set-aside the exparte order it granted the Federal Government to proscribe it as a terrorist organization.

Femi Falana seeks ICC prosecution of Yahya Jammeh

Human rights lawyer Femi Falana (SAN) has urged the Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC), Fatou Bensouda, to “immediately open an investigation into the allegations of international crimes committed by the government of former president Yahya Jammeh.”

Femi Falana: Ibraheem El-Zakzaky, wife carry bullets in their bodies since 2015

Mr Femi Falana (SAN), the lawyer to detained leader of Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN), Sheikh Ibraheem El-Zakzaky, and his wife, Mallama Zinat, has said they are still carrying the pellets of bullets allegedly shot at them in 2015.

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