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The Ebonyi Council of Traditional Rulers on Wednesday said President Muhammadu Buhari would get the support of many voters in the state at the February 16th presidential election.-8

Kayode Ajulo: Southeast will vote for President Buhari

Mr Kayode Ajulo, a Human Rights Lawyer, has expressed optimism that the people of South East region will vote for President Muhammadu Buhari in the Feb. 16 polls.
Lagos lawyer and human rights activist, Femi Falana

Femi Falana: No court can stop prosecution before Code of Conduct Tribunal

Femi Falana, human rights lawyer, says no court has the right to stop a trial at the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT).

Ibraheem El-Zakzaky blind, in need of medical attention – Femi Falana tells court

Femi Falana, human rights lawyer and counsel to detained leader of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria, IMN, Ibraheem El-Zakzaky, yesterday, at a court hearing, said his client has lost one eye and was in need of urgent attention.

Ebun-Olu Adegboruwa: Charges against Justice Onnoghen illegal, null and void

A Lagos-based Human Rights Lawyer, Mr Ebun-Olu Adegboruwa, says the charges pending before the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) against the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Walter Onnoghen, are illegal.
Senator Dino Melaye (APC - Kogi West)

Submit yourself for arrest immediately – Femi Falana tells Senator Melaye

Femi Falana, human rights lawyer, has advised Dino Melaye, lawmaker representing Kogi west senatorial district, to submit himself for arrest without any delay.

Femi Falana, others ask federal government to end Zamfara killings

Human rights lawyer and Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), Mr. Femi Falana; Transition Monitoring Group (TMG); Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP), and other rights activists have tasked the federal government to end the incessant killings in Zamfara State.

Femi Falana asks Nigerian Army to stop targeting Amnesty International

The Nigerian Army on Tuesday said it would make a case for the closure of the Amnesty International offices in Nigeria, alleging the human rights group “is working hard to destabilise the country.”

ASUU strike: Federal government set to meet with union on Monday

The Federal Government will meet with the Academic Staff Union of Nigerian Universities (ASUU) on Monday Dec.10, over the ongoing nationwide strike.
Lagos lawyer and human rights activist, Femi Falana

Femi Falana urges federal government to withdraw ‘illegal’ no-work-no-pay threat against ASUU

Human rights lawyer, Mr. Femi Falana (SAN), on Sunday described as illegal the circular issued by the Federal Government threatening to begin to execute a no-work-no-pay policy against the striking members of the Academic Staff Union of Universities.

Activist sues federal government, security chiefs over military operations

Human rights lawyer, Chief Malcom Omirhobo has sued the federal government of Nigeria, the security chiefs and the government of the 36 states of the federation at the Federal High Court, Abuja, seeking to restrain the military from embarking on operation crocodile smile 111 in the Niger Delta region of the country.
Anthony Lester

UK lawmakers block suspension of member accused of sexual harassment

Britain’s upper House of Lords on Thursday voted to block the suspension of a parliamentarian who allegedly tried to force a woman to sleep with him in exchange for a promotion.

Femi Falana: Nigeria Police effective at international engagements, weak at home

The Presidential Hearing on the Reform of SARS held its public q sitting in Lagos on Tuesday with stakeholders calling on Federal Government to equip and improve the welfare of the police.
Lagos-based lawyer and human rights activist, Mr Olisa Agbakoba

Olisa Agbakoba: Muhammadu Buhari’s re-election will eclipse Nigeria

A human rights lawyer, Olisa Agbakoba, SAN, has described all the state governors as thieves.

Femi Falana petitions NHRC over killing of Shi’ites

Human Rights lawyer, Mr. Femi Falana, SAN, yesterday, petitioned the Executive Secretary, National Human Rights Commission, to investigate the killing of 492 Shiites by the Army and the Police between 2014 and 2018.
Lagos lawyer and human rights activist, Femi Falana

Femi Falana issues NHRC 7-day ultimatum to begin probe into killing of 492 Shiites...

Human rights lawyer, Femi Falana, SAN, on Monday issued seven days ultimatum to the National Human Rights Commission, NHRC, to begin investigation into the alleged killing of 492 Shiites by the Nigerian army and police between 2014 and 2018.

Femi Falana: It’s a shame we don’t know how much oil Nigeria is producing

Human Rights Lawyer, Femi Falana, said it was shameful that there was no accurate record of the volume of crude oil being produced in Nigeria daily.
Ayodele Fayose

Ayodele Fayose: We’re taking steps to enforce his fundamental rights – Mike Ozekhome

Human rights lawyer, Chief Mike Ozekhome (SAN), said efforts had begun to secure release of former Governor of Ekiti State, Mr Ayodele Fayose, from Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) custody.

Femi Falana: Crude oil worth $12.7 billion stolen under Goodluck Jonathan

Femi Falana, human rights lawyer, says $12.7 billion worth of crude oil was stolen from Nigeria between 2011 and 2014.

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Palladium tops $1,500 for first time

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Election: INEC completes configuration of smart card readers

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said that the deployment of voting materials to the 774 Local Government Areas of the country will be completed on Thursday.
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Gunmen attack APC senatorial candidate in Kwara

Kwara Police Command has confirmed that gunmen attacked a Senatorial Candidate of All Progressives Congress (APC), Arch. Lola Ashiru, and his campaign train in Ojoku in Irepodun Local Government area of the state.
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Chelsea’s Maurizio Sarri insists he can avoid being sacked

Maurizio Sarri insists he expects to avoid being sacked as Chelsea manager if his troubled side can put together a sustained winning run.