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A Nigerian human rights lawyer, Femi Falana, has appealed to the United Nations (UN) to investigate Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni over alleged grave human rights violations in Uganda.
Human Right Activist, Chief Femi Falana (SAN) has lampooned the quality of representation of the southwest region at the National Assembly, saying the region’s lawmakers were in the Assembly to either warm seat or dance rather than quality representation expected of them.
Femi Falana, a Senior Advocate of Nigeria, has said he does not believe in the report that Lagos State was the third most dangerous city to leave in the world.
Femi Falana, human rights lawyer, has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to “urgently” sign the new electoral act amendment bill into law.
A senior lawyer, Femi Falana, has written a letter to Matthew Seiyefa, reminding the new acting-director-general of the Department of State Services that many Nigerians are still in custody of the secret police without trial and despite court orders for their unconditional release.
A Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Mr. Femi Falana, explained that defection by legislators, which was a common practice in the first republic, had been prohibited by the 1999 Constitution.
Human rights lawyer and activist, Femi Falana, on Tuesday commended the refusal of the Chief Judge of Imo State to swear in the deputy governor-designate, Calistus Ekenze, on account of a court order forbidding him to do so.
A few days after another Nigerian was killed in South Africa, human rights lawyer, Femi Falana (SAN), has put the total number of Nigerians so far killed in South Africa at 121 in one and half years.
It reportedly took the intervention of the chairman of the All Progressives Congress, Adams Oshiomole, a leader of the party, Bola Tinubu, and the national chairman of the Peoples Redemption Party, Balarabe Musa, to prevent Kaduna Central Senator, Shehu Sani, from defecting from the APC.
Lagos-based lawyer and human rights activist, Mr Femi Falana, SAN, said that the state would have been plunged into a deep crisis after the election if the National Broadcasting Corporation had not shut the Ekiti State Broadcasting Corporation on Saturday.
In 2018 alone, hundreds of citizens have lost their lives following attacks by bandits, armed robbers as well as attacks and clashes between herdsmen and farmers.
A Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN) and human rights activist, Mr. Femi Falana, has accused the Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Dr. Maikanti Baru, of insubordination, following his refusal to comply with the directive of the Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Dr. Ibe Kachukwu, to supply the information requested by Falana pertaining to the importation of fuel into the country.
A group under the auspices of Ekiti Recovery Movement (ERM), has described the widely acclaimed winner of the June 12, 1993 presidential election, Chief Kashimaawo Olawale Abiola (MKO), as the pillar of Nigeria democracy.
Human rights lawyer, Femi Falana, has filed a fundamental human rights enforcement suit before the Federal High Court in Abuja on behalf of a journalist, Jones Abiri, who has been held in the custody of the Department of State Security for about two years without charge.
The Peoples Democratic Party Presidential Campaign Organisation (PPCO) has rejected the idea of an interim government “being mooted” by the minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, allegedly on behalf of the Buhari Presidency.
National Chairman and Presidential candidate of the National Conscience Party (NCP) Dr Yunusa Tanko says that about 13.5 million Nigerians are out of school due to the lack of prompt attention to the educational system in the country.
The centre noted some comments attributed to the Kano state APC chairman Alhaji Abdullahi Abbas and those of PDP chairman, Rogo local government area of the state as well as the NUTW chairman, Oshodi, Lagos state, describing the comments as real threat to the elections.
The Federal Government has said it is fighting poverty step-by-step and ameliorating the plight of the poor and vulnerable people across the country.
The senatorial candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), in the Ekiti Central senatorial district, Barrister Obafemi Adewale, has alleged that some hoodlums loyal to the All Progressives Congress (APC), who allegedly followed the convoy of the Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, into the state on Monday vandalised his campaign materials and removed others.
The Osun State chepter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has chided former President Olusegun Obasanjo over his comment on the 2018 gubernatorial election in Osun.
Last year’s finalist Marin Cilic survived a huge scare in the Australian Open third round Friday, surviving two match points before beating Fernando Verdasco 4-6, 3-6, 6-1, 7-6 (10/8), 6-3.
Queen Elizabeth II’s 97-year-old husband Prince Philip emerged “shocked and shaken” but unhurt from a car crash that flipped his Land Rover on its side and stirred up a UK debate on Friday about old age and driving.
Ivory Coast ex-strongman Laurent Gbagbo will stay behind bars until at least February despite his acquittal on charges of crimes against humanity by the International Criminal Court, the tribunal said Friday.
The Presidency has expressed “considerable concern and surprise’’ at the purported news of the Presidency’s alleged plan to arrest the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Walter Onnoghen, and frame three other Supreme Court Justices.