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Human rights lawyer Femi Falana has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to direct security agencies to respect the fundamental rights of Nigerians.
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.
Human rights activist, Femi Falana, has advised President Muhammadu Buhari to wage a meaningful fight against poverty.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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”.
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.
A human rights activist and lawyer, Femi Falana, on Tuesday condemned the practice of parading suspects in alleged criminal cases before the media.
The senator representing Kaduna central, Shehu Sani, says it may be painful that he revealed what senators earn.
With nearly three million YouTube views in less than a week and an avalanche of reactions on social media, rapper Falz’s This is Nigeria has touched a nerve about the nation’s problems.
The Labour Party says it will not field any candidate for the 2019 General Elections as the party could not hold an all-inclusive National Convention as directed by the court.
The newly-sworn in Governor of Ekiti, Dr Kayode Fayemi, says he will promote and ensure sustainable development and review the commercial advantage of abandoned projects in the state with a view to reviving them.
President Muhammadu Buhari has assured Nigerian youths that his administration will make the country more attractive to discourage the desperation that makes them dare both the Sahara Desert and the Mediterranean Sea, all in a bid to take up menial jobs in Europe.
The Nigeria Police Force says it received 884 cases of professional misconduct against its personnel across the country between January and June this year.
The Bring Back Our Girls (BBOG) Tuesday marched to the Presidential Villa in protest against the execution of another aid worker, Hauwa Liman, by Boko Haram.
The 32-year-old was the subject of much interest during the summer, and has since gone on to score four goals in seven Serie A outings so far this season.
The All Progressives Congress (APC) and the Buhari Campaign Organisation have dismissed former President Olusegun Obasanjo’s endorsement of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar.
The unions in the aviation sector on Thursday threatened to ground flight operations at all terminals of the Murtala Muhammed Airport, Lagos, over the sacking of their members by Bi-Courtney Aviation Services Limited.
Contrary to the report that Ahmed Makarfi is fighting Suleiman Hunkuyi over the Kaduna North Senatorial slot, the former governor said that he’s not in the senatorial race.
With Canada on the verge of becoming the world's second nation to legalise recreational marijuana, the head of the World Health Organization said Wednesday that countries should think twice before opening that door.