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Femi Falana: Nigerians will live better lives if corrupt officials are exposed

A human rights activist, Femi Falana, on Monday said the extensive corruption that has eaten deep into Nigeria’s fabric could be reversed if citizens speak out against the practice.
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Plateau killings: NHRC, CAN, others demand justice

The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC), Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) and a human rights advocate, Femi Falana, have demanded the arrest and prosecution of the perpetrators of Saturday’s killing in Plateau State.
Lagos lawyer and human rights activist, Femi Falana

Femi Falana: President Buhari’s government committing same ‘violations’ of PDP administration

Lagos lawyer and human rights activist, Femi Falana (SAN), has accused the President Muhammadu Buhari-led government of committing the same “incessant infringements” his All Progressives Congress, APC, had accused their predecessor of perpetrating.

Senator Abaribe’s arrest: Femi Falana asks President Buhari to caution security agencies

Human rights lawyer Femi Falana has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to direct security agencies to respect the fundamental rights of Nigerians.

Absence of judge stalls El-Zakzaky’s trial

The absence of Justice Gideon Kurada of a Kaduna High Court on Thursday stalled the arraignment of the leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN), Ibrahim Zakzaky, and his wife, Zeenat, over alleged culpable homicide.

Femi Falana threatens to sue political parties over nomination fees

Human rights lawyer, Mr. Femi Falana (SAN), on Saturday, restated his opposition to the sale of nomination forms to aspirants for elective offices by political parties.

June 12: MKO Abiola would have wanted you to wage war against poverty – Femi...

Human rights activist, Femi Falana, has advised President Muhammadu Buhari to wage a meaningful fight against poverty.

Femi Falana: June 12 Democracy Day declaration has put an end to May 29...

Civil Right Lawyer, Mr Femi Falana, on Tuesday said the declaration of June 12 as democracy day by President Muhammadu Buhari has put an end to the hypocrisy of May 29.

June 12: President Buhari apologises to MKO Abiola’s family, others

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday tendered an apology on behalf of the Federal Government to the family of late business mogul, MKO Abiola, over the annulment of the June 12 presidential election.

Nigeria honours presumed winner of aborted 1993 election

Since 1993, June 12 has been more than just a date in the calendar for Nigerians. For many, it became a symbol of how the military government crushed long-held hopes of a return to civilian rule.

CDNDC: President Buhari’s June 12 declaration a Greek gift

A group, Coalition in Defence of Nigerian Democracy and Constitution, says the declaration of June 12 as Democracy Day by President Muhammadu Buhari is a Greek gift.

Morocco visit: Femi Falana urges President Buhari to insist on Western Sahara’s independence

Human rights lawyer, Mr. Femi Falana (SAN), has advised President Muhammadu Buhari to insist on the independence of Western Sahara during his visit to Morocco.

Femi Falana urges federal government to adopt programmes of MKO Abiola, Gani Fawehinmi on...

The lawyer and human rights activist, Femi Falana (SAN), has called on the Federal Government to move ahead to adopt the programmes of Chief Moshood Abiola on poverty alleviation as well as respect the human rights stand of Chief Gani Fawehinmi.

Soldiers allegedly kill mother, six months baby, two others in Bayelsa raid

The alleged killing of four persons, including a mother and her six-month old baby in Oluasiri, Nembe local council of Bayelsa State, has sparked anger among Ijaw youths.

Federal government invites ex-SDP governors, Humphrey Nwosu, others for June 12 event at Aso...

The federal government has invited all former governors elected under the platform of the Social Democratic Party (SDP) in in 1993 to the occasion of the historic designation of June 12 as Democracy Day and National Holiday.

President Buhari names dignitaries for conferment of national honours on MKO Abiola, others

The Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha, has just released the statement below to announce modalities for the conferment of national honours on late multibillionaire businessman cum politician, Moshood Abiola; late prominent lawyer, Gani Fawehinmi and politician, Babagana Kingibe.

MURIC hails President Buhari for declaring June 12 Democracy Day

According to the statement, the group is happy and it described the action as “the boldest step ever taken by a civillain administration since 1999 and it applauded the president for “identifying with progressive and democratic elements in the country”.

Falz: I didn’t foresee the responses to ‘This is Nigeria’ video

Popular rapper, Folarin Falana, aka Falz the Bahd Guy, has said that he did not foresee the magnitude of the responses to his latest video, This is Nigeria, saying the rejoinders have really encouraged him to continue the trend.

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Governor Ortom restates call for Intelligence gathering

Governor Samuel Ortom has restated his call on the people of the state to assist the security agencies to fight crime through intelligence gathering.

INEC suspends Rivers by-election citing widespread violence

The Independent Electoral Commission (INEC) has suspended the by-election for the Port Harcourt Constituency lll State Assembly seat held Aug. 18 in the State.
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NAHCON cautions pilgrims not to play politics in Saudi Arabia

The National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON), on Saturday in Makkah, warned Nigerian pilgrims and their officials against displaying political symbols during the Hajj in Saudi Arabia.
People buy groceries at the municipal market of Coche, a neighbourhood of Caracas, on August 18, 2018 ahead of Monday, when Venezuela will start issuing new banknotes after slashing five zeroes off the crippled bolivar.Uncertainty reigned in Venezuela on Saturday after President Nicolas Maduro unveiled a major economic reform plan aimed at halting the spiraling hyperinflation that has thrown the oil-rich, cash-poor South American country into chaos. / AFP PHOTO / Federico PARRA

Venezuela on edge as President Maduro unveils raft of economic reforms

Uncertainty reigned in Venezuela on Saturday after President Nicolas Maduro unveiled a major economic reform plan aimed at halting the spiraling hyperinflation that has thrown the oil-rich, cash-poor South American country into chaos.