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A Nigerian lawyer, Femi Falana, has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to order the release of 40 persons reportedly in the detention of the Nigerian Navy.
Activist lawyer Femi Falana (SAN) has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to order the release of 40 Nigerians in the detention of the Nigerian Navy.
Human rights activist and Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), Mr Femi Falana, has called for the release of 10 civilians detained without trials by the Nigerian Navy.
The National Human Rights Commission, (NHRC) has urged the Federal Government to make the necessary declaration, recognising the competence of the African Court on Human and Peoples Rights to receive cases from NGOs and individuals.
Human rights lawyer, Femi Falana, SAN, has decried the illegal detention of 15 civilians and military officers for seven months by the Nigerian Navy without trial.
The Islamic Human Rights Commission, IHRC, confirmed that the Nigerian Government has finally allowed a team of foreign doctors to examine the health conditions of Ibraheem El-Zakzaky and his wife, Zeenah El-Zakzaky.
Following the persistent complaints from the human rights community against police brutality and abuses perpetrated by men of the Nigerian Police against persons detained in police cells, the Chief Judge of Lagos State, Justice Olufunmilayo Opeyemi Oke, has mandated some magistrates to visit police stations and interview people detained by the police.
A radical historian, who taught generations of students at the Obafemi Awolowo University Ile-Ife, Dr. Olusegun Osoba, has cautioned Nigeria over what he described as the ubiquitous use of the word ‘restructuring’ by the ruling elites, describing it as a recurring and blatant lie that has been used to deceive Nigerians as the solution to the economic, political and social ills in the country.
Human rights activist, Femi Falana (SAN), and Balarabe Musa, elder statesman and former governor of c State, on Tuesday, said former President Olusegun Obasanjo’s rejection of the Minority Report of the Constitutional Drafting Committee of 1976, co-authored by Drs. Segun Osoba and Yusufu Bala Usman, is one of the major reasons Nigeria is facing multiple crises today.
Human rights lawyer, Femi Falana, SAN, on Tuesday accused the National Assembly of towing with the nation’s security.
A Kaduna State High Court presided over by Justice Gideon Kurada on Monday adjourned indefinitely, the trial of the leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN), also known as Shiite, Sheikh Ibrahim El-Zakzaky, and his wife, Zinat.
The trial of the embattled leader of Islamic Movement in Nigeria, Ibrahim El-Zakzaky, and his wife, Zeenat, resumes on Monday at the Kaduna State High court.
A human rights lawyer and Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), Mr. Femi Falana, has faulted the repatriation of non- Nigerians into Cameroon, saying the action lacks legality.
Human rights activist, Femi Falana, SAN, on Wednesday challenged President Muhammadu Buhari to stop the militarisation of the electoral process in the country.
Former President Olusegun Obasanjo yesterday declined to comment on President Muhammadu Buhari’s victory at the presidential poll held on February 23, 2019, saying it would be subjudice.
A senior advocate of Nigeria, Femi Falana, has urged the Independent National Electoral Commission to wake up to its duties by de-registering political parties that failed to scale some minimum constitutional benchmarks.
The Independent National Electoral Commission has powers to reduce the number of political parties in Nigeria, says senior lawyer, Femi Falana, decrying what he calls “unprincipled proliferation” of parties.
Most Rev. Emmanuel Chukwuma, Archbishop of Enugu Ecclesiastical Province, Anglican Communion, has appealed to Gov. Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State to leave legacies that posterity would remember him for.
The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), has expressed worry over prevalent cases of drug abuse among youths in the country.
The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) and the Bank of Industry (BoI), have disclosed plans to partner with the Edo State Government to ease access to finance to creators at the Edo Creative Hub.
The police in Lagos said a 42-year-old man, Enifeh Omomo, allegedly committed suicide after killing his wife and their six-year-old son at their Ikorodu residence.
The Federal Government’s withdrawal of the Nigerian Navy and other military formations from controlling traffic at the Apapa Port has been lauded as a welcome development by some truck owners.
Odia Ofeimun, a renowned Nigerian poet, on Saturday in Abuja urged writers to keep on writing for the betterment of Nigeria.
A Nursing Expert, Mrs Victoria Opakunle, says regular medical checkup is critical to the prevention of depression, a mental disorder that can lead to mental illness and even suicide.
The Plateau Local Government Elections Tribunal on Saturday, dismissed the petition filed by the PDP, challenging the victory of the APC in Langtang-North Local Government Area.
The Paris Saint-Germain forward has had another injury-hit campaign but has returned to fitness in time for this year's tournament.
Michael Hunter intends to earn his world title shot at Anthony Joshua after coming close to being confirmed as a replacement opponent for the British star’s US debut.