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Africa’s education syllabus still in colonial era – Femi Falana

A senior advocate of Nigeria (SAN), Femi Falana, says Africa’s educational syllabus is still stuck in the colonial era.

Ex-President Obasanjo’s letter a clarion call to President Buhari – Femi Falana

Activist-lawyer Femi Falana (SAN) has described former president Olusegun Obasanjo’s letter as a clarion call to President Muhammadu Buhari.

Wike: No land for cattle colony in Rivers

The Governor of Rivers, Nyesom Wike, says there is no land for cattle colonies in the state.

Federal govt shouldn’t mislead us by referring to ranches as colonies – Femi Falana

Human rights lawyer Femi Falana (SAN) has asked the federal government not to confuse the people by renaming cattle ranches as colonies.

Federal govt not serious about stopping killer herdsmen – Femi Falana

A Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Mr Femi Falana, has accused the Federal Government of failing to tackle Fulani herdsmen, who have been accused of killing defenceless farmers, as it should.

Herdsmen Crisis: Femi Falana accuses President Buhari of ‘impunity’

Rights lawyer, Femi Falana, has accused President Muhammadu Buhari of “impunity” in addressing recent killings by herdsmen in Benue and other states.

Killings: We’re too casual with governance in Nigeria – Femi Falana

Legal luminary and a Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), Chief Femi Falana, has berated the political class, saying they are too casual with governance.

How to end herdsmen-farmers clashes – Femi Falana

Lagos lawyer, Femi Falana (SAN), on Tuesday advised the Federal Government to disarm the herdsmen as a way of ending the incessant violent clashes between them and farmers in the country.

Youths boo Mike Ozekhome at Gani Fawehinmi lecture

There was drama at the 14th Annual Chief Gani Fawenhimi Lecture in Ikeja, Lagos, on Monday as some youths booed Chief Mike Ozekhome (SAN), who was one of the discussants.

Senior lawyer Mike Ozekhome booed at Gani Fawehinmi lecture

There was a mild drama at the 14th Annual Chief Gani Fawenhimi Lecture in Ikeja, Lagos on Monday, as some youths booed Chief Mike Ozekhome (SAN), who was one of the discussants.

DSS tricked sick Shiite leader Ibrahim El-Zakzaky to appear before media – Femi Falana

The detained leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria, IMN, Ibrahim El-Zakzaky, was tricked by the Department of State Services, DSS, to make an appearance before the media to douse tension over his rumoured death, his lawyer has said.

Shi’ite leader Ibrahim El-Zakzaky agreed to media parade because DSS promised to let him...

A senior advocate of Nigeria (SAN), Femi Falana, says Ibrahim El-Zakzaky, leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN), agreed to speak to the press under the assumption that his release is imminent.

I’m alive and well – Ibrahim El-Zakzaky

Leader of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria, Sheik Ibrahim El-Zakzaky, has made his first public appearance in over two years.

Shiite leader Ibraheem El-Zakzaky not dead – Femi Falana

The detained leader of a Nigerian Shiites group, Ibraheem El-Zakzaky, is alive but seriously ill, his lawyer has said.

Cameroon separatists held ‘illegally’ by DSS – Femi Falana

A human-rights lawyer representing English-speaking Cameroonian separatists said on Thursday the group had been arrested by Nigeria's secret service and were being held "illegally", calling on the government to probe their disappearance.

Femi Falana urges President Buhari to order release of detained Cameroonians

Lagos lawyer Femi Falana (SAN) has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to order the immediate release of the detained Cameroonian freedom fighters.

NDLEA staff petition President Buhari, accuse agency chief of conniving with drug barons

Some aggrieved members of staff of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) have accused Col. Muhammad Abdallah (rtd), chairman of the agency, of conniving with drug barons.

Lagos Assembly probes demolition of 70-year-old man’s houses

The Lagos State House of Assembly Committee on Physical Planning and Urban Development has commenced investigations into the demolition of two houses on Ishola Street, Makoko, Yaba, Lagos State, owned by a 70-year-old man, Olu Bakare.

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