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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.
The National Human Rights Commission has confirmed that it was looking into the alleged killing of 492 Shiites by the Army and the Police within the last four years.
Human Rights lawyer, Mr. Femi Falana, SAN, yesterday, petitioned the Executive Secretary, National Human Rights Commission, to investigate the killing of 492 Shiites by the Army and the Police between 2014 and 2018.
Human rights lawyer, Femi Falana, SAN, on Monday issued seven days ultimatum to the National Human Rights Commission, NHRC, to begin investigation into the alleged killing of 492 Shiites by the Nigerian army and police between 2014 and 2018.
A report by the Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP), realised in Lagos yesterday, has revealed how failure of multinational companies to pay Capital Gains Tax (CGT) on over $8 billion oil and gas assets sold to Nigerian entities fuels poverty, underdevelopment and inequality in Nigeria
Human Rights Lawyer, Femi Falana, said it was shameful that there was no accurate record of the volume of crude oil being produced in Nigeria daily.
Femi Falana, human rights lawyer, says $12.7 billion worth of crude oil was stolen from Nigeria between 2011 and 2014.
Over $104 billion was lost by the Federal Government for its refusal to implement the Deep Offshore and Inland Basin Production Sharing Contract Act.
The Peoples Democratic Party’s (PDP) presidential candidate and former vice president, Atiku Abubakar, yesterday condemned the travel ban placed on some 50 Nigerians through the controversial Executive Order 6.
It will be recalled that the Federal Government placed no fewer than 50 high profile persons directly affected by Executive Order 6 (EO6) on watch-list and restricted them from leaving the country pending the determination of their cases.
A senior lawyer and human right activist, Femi Falana, has called for a proper monitoring and utilisation of the Universal Basic Education (UBE) Fund.
Human rights lawyer, Mr. Femi Falana, SAN, has urged Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr Chris Ngige, to get Mobil Producing Nigeria Unlimited to obey the Supreme Court judgement and reinstate 860 security staff it sacked for resisting its anti-labour policy of converting them into spy police personnel.
Femi Falana, human rights lawyer, says the police officers who invaded the house of Edwin Clark, Ijaw leader, should not have been dismissed from the force.
The Abuja division of the Federal High Court has described the two years detention of journalist Jones Abiri as outright conviction and ordered government to pay N10 million in damages to Abiri.
Hundreds of Shi’ites rallied in Abuja Friday to demand the release of their leader, Ibrahim El-Zakzaky, who marked 1,000 days in detention Friday.
President General of Ohaneze Ndigbo, Chief Nnia Nwodo, and human rights activist, Femi Falana, have accused the Federal Government of non-commitment to its constitutional obligation to guarantee national integration.
Diego Maradona believes Jose Mourinho is a better coach than Pep Guardiola, saying the Manchester City boss can "choose any player he wants".
Lauretta Onochie, special assistant to the president on social media, has lauded Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo for his commitment towards the TraderMoni scheme, officially called Government Enterprise and Empowerment Programme (GEEP).
The Deputy Governor, Philip Shaibu, who made the announcement at a press conference in Edo Government House, Benin, said the state was poised to re-enact its prominence in sports.
The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) is set to arraign a former lecturer of the Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), Ile-Ife, Richard Akindele, at the Federal High Court, Osogbo, for allegedly demanding sex from one of his students, Monica Osagie, in order to upgrade her academic result from fail to pass.
The returnees who had tried to proceed to Europe en-route Libya were repatriated from the North African country by International Organisation for Migration (IOM).
The inclusion of Nigerian content in the animation film festival will create adequate employment and contribute to the growth and development of the Nigerian economy, Lai Mohammed, Minister of Information and Culture has said.
The Kaduna State Government has lifted the curfew it imposed on Kaduna metropolis and its environs on October 31.
The Lagos State chapter of Nigerian Optometric Association (NOA) on Tuesday advised Nigerians to adopt healthy lifestyle that would save them from suffering from preventable diseases like diabetes.
One of the contenders to the All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship primary in Imo State, Uche Nwosu, has expressed confidence in the judiciary to restore the mandate given to him on October 6 when he was announced the winner of the party’s primary election.
The Nigerian Army has redployed the the Commander of the headquarters Theatre Command Operation LAFIYA DOLE, the code name for its ongoing war against Boko Haram insurgency in North East Nigeria.