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Ibrahim El-Zakzaky: Femi Falana withdraws petition against Nigerian Army

Counsel to detained leader of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN), Alhaji Ibrahim El-Zakzaky, Mr. Femi Falana (SAN), on Wednesday, withdrew the petition against the Nigerian Army at the Presidential Investigation Panel on Human Right Violations.

Court orders Governor Fayose to pay N234m to Fayemi’s appointees

For allegedly disengaging them without following due process, the National Industrial Court of Nigeria (NICN) has ordered Ekiti State Governor Ayodele Fayose to pay over N234 million to chairmen and members of statutory commissions appointed by former Governor Kayode Fayemi.

Femi Falana urges President Buhari to sanction officials involved in Abdulrasheed Maina’s reinstatement

Femi Falana, Lagos activist lawyer, has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to urgently sanction all government officials involved in the reinstatement of the former Chairman of the Presidential Task Force on Pension Reforms, Abdulrasheed Maina.

Human rights lawyer Femi Falana kicks against Morocco’s bid to join ECOWAS

Femi Falana, human rights lawyer, has written a letter to the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), protesting the “illegal” admission of Morocco into the community.

How my brother was beaten to death by soldier in Lagos – witness

The Presidential Panel investigating alleged human rights abuses by the Armed Forces was told how a commercial motorcyclist who was allegedly beaten to death by Sgt. Taiwo Owoeye, a soldier in Lagos.

Human rights abuses: Presidential Panel invites Femi Falana, Boko Haram lawyers

The Presidential Panel investigating alleged human rights abuses by the Armed Forces has called on Mr. Femi Falana (SAN) and all lawyers representing suspected Boko Haram members detained in the South West to come forward to present their case before the panel.

Economic restructuring key to finding solution to Nigeria’s problems – Femi Falana

Human Rights lawyer, Mr Femi Falana (SAN) has said restructuring of the Nigerian economy is key to finding solution to the myriads of problems facing the nation.

Where is Nnamdi Kanu?

If the IPOB is forced to arms, this government would have opened a very dangerous front the end of which no one can legitimately foresee. Where is Nnamdi Kanu? The governors of the East and President Buhari must give us answers, and quickly too

Nigerian leaders enemies of national development – Femi Falana

A human right lawyer, Mr Femi Falana (SAN) on Tuesday said successive Nigerian leaders since Independence constituted a clog to the development and progress of the nation, describing them as enemy within.

Fela was my most interesting client – Femi Falana

Human rights lawyer, Mr. Femi Falana (SAN), has said the late Afrobeat maestro, Fela Anikulapo, remains his most interesting client.

Fela used music to fight for liberation of the masses – Governor Ambode

He said, though Fela was no more, it was gratifying that he was still alive in his music and in the music of Femi, Seun and other artists who had followed his style of music, assuring that the unveiled statue would be the first of many to celebrate the Afrobeat icon.

Nigerian senators earn more than Donald Trump, Theresa May – Areoye Oyebola

The Initiator and Chairman, Movement for Nigeria’s Total Transformation, Chief Areoye Oyebola, has decried the non-responsiveness of Nigerian federal lawmakers to the widespread call for the downward review of their “monumental salaries and allowances.”

President Buhari should quit as petroleum minister – Femi Falana

President Muhammadu Buhari has been urged to quit his position as the nation’s petroleum minister in the interest of the country, the petroleum sector and his health.

Lagos lawyer Femi Falana calls for probe in $25bn NNPC scam

Lagos lawyer and human rights activist, Femi Falana (SAN), has demanded a probe into the allegation in the Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC).

Why we need to expose corrupt judges – Femi Falana

Human Rights lawyer, Femi Falana, on Thursday ,urged members of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) to expose corrupt judges with a view to stamping out corrupt practices within the system .

Nigeria prisons officials swap convicts in exchage for money – Femi Falana

Human Right Lawyer, Mr Femi Falana, SAN, yesterday described as worrisome the criminal conspiracy between prominent Nigerians convicted of crimes and prison officials who swapped them with innocent members of the public.

The political manipulation of Nigerians

Nigeria is 57, going by the year of independence, and the consensus in every corner is that we can be, and should have been, better than this. I have not met a single person who said this is the best we can be.

Suck bond: Falana tells CAN to Christianise Nigeria too

A Lagos-based lawyer, Femi Falana, on Thursday called on the Christian Association of Nigeria, CAN, to “Christianise” Nigeria.

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