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Human rights lawyer Femi Falana (SAN) has described the Federal Government’s plan to continue with the School Feeding programme during the ongoing lockdown as an insult to Nigerians.
A human rights lawyer, Inibehe Effiong, says he is approaching a Federal High Court to stop President Muhammadu Buhari from restricting the movement of Nigerians living in Lagos, Ogun, and Abuja.
A human rights lawyer, Mr. Ebun-Olu Adegboruwa (SAN), says President Muhammadu Buhari lacks the power to restrict movement without recourse to the National Assembly.
Two Abuja-based lawyers have approached a Federal High Court in Abuja seeking an order for the nullification of the Interim Management Committee (IMC) of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), as well as its Advisory Committee recently inaugurated by President Muhammad Buhari.
A human rights lawyer, Mr. Femi Falana (SAN) yesterday said state and local governments are entitled to at least 47.32 percent of the stolen funds recovered from indicted public officers in line with the provisions of the Revenue Mobilisation Allocation and Fiscal Commission (RMAFC) Act.
A human rights lawyer, Femi Falana (SAN), said on Sunday, the Presidency lacked the power to stop people from protesting alleged poor handling of the country’s security challenges by the military.
Human rights lawyer, Femi Falana, a Senior Advocate of Nigeria, has made a strong case for state police. In the Maiden Memorial Public Lecture in memory of Late Professor Olumuyiwa Awe delivered today at the Trechard Hall, University of Ibadan, Oyo State, Falana said: “In view of the clear provisions of the Constitution on the establishment of one police force for the federation state governors should ensure that the institution is superintended by the Nigeria Police Council.”
The Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, said the U-turn made by legal icon, Mr Femi Falana, justified Federal Government’s stance that the establishment of the operation of “Amotekun” was illegal.
A human rights lawyer and the founder, Women Empowerment and Legal Aids, Mrs Funmi Falana, said on Monday that the opening of offenders’ register was not enough to stem incidents of rape and gender-based violence in the country.
Femi Falana, human rights lawyer, says Abubakar Malami, minister of justice and attorney-general of the federation, does not possess the constitutional power to release anyone on compassionate grounds.
A Kano Division of the Federal High Court has struck out a suit filed by a human rights lawyer, Bulama Bukarti seeking an order of the court compelling the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to investigate Governor Abdullahi Ganduje for allegedly receiving a bribe from a contractor to the tune of $5m.
The office of the Attorney General of the Federation (AGF) and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami SAN has taken over the prosecution of Omoyele Sowore in the charge of treasonable felony against him at the Federal High Court, Abuja.
A human rights lawyer, Femi Falana (SAN), said on Sunday that the leader of the Department of State Service (DSS) team that invaded the Federal High Court, Abuja, on Friday apologized to Justice Ijeoma Ojukwu over the incident
Human rights lawyer and Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), Mr. Femi Falana, has accused the federal government of disobeying valid court orders in Nigeria while it complies with orders from the United Kingdom.
The decision of the Chief of Army Staff, Lt Gen Tukur Buratai, and the Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar, to situate the Nigerian Army University and Nigerian Air Force University in their respective hometowns has become a topic of debate.
Human rights lawyer, Mr Femi Falana (SAN), has faulted the claim by the Department of State Services that it could not release #RevolutionNow protest convener, Omoyele Sowore, and Olawale Bakare, on bail until it sees and verifies their sureties.
Human Rights Lawyer, Mr Femi Falana, has warned that if nothing was done to address impunity in the electoral system, Nigeria would continue to witness decreasing rate of voters turnout in future elections.
The Medical Laboratory Science Council of Nigeria (MLSCN) says it has validated four Rapid Test Kits to determine their suitability for testing SAR-COV-2 infection popularly known as COVID-19 in the country.
Nigerian celebrities have taken to their social media platforms to mourn the death of Music Legend, Majekodunmi Fasheke, a.k.a Majek Fashek.
Rwanda says it will announce new restrictions on containing the coronavirus Tuesday, a stark reversal of the country's plan days ago to ease restrictions, including motor vehicle travel throughout the country.
In response to the yearnings of industry stakeholders to declare telecom facilities Critical National Infrastructure, President Muhammadu Buhari, has finally approved and also directed that necessary physical protective measures be put in place to safeguard telecommunications infrastructure deployed across the country.
Alliance for Surviving COVID-19 and Beyond, (ASCAB), a group led by prominent Nigerian human rights lawyer, Femi Falana has said that President Muhammadu Buhari’s claim that late dictator, Sani Abacha, stole $1 billion contradicts the figures earlier released by his own officials.
A Coalition of five Civil Society Groups in Southeast, yesterday, wrote to Governor Willie Obiano of Anambra State, appealing to him to reverse and rescind the disbandment of a state traffic agency, the Willies Work Force, WWF.
The Federal Capital Territory has confirmed that 14 new cases of coronavirus disease have been recorded in Abuja.
Former Liverpool defender Tiago Abiola Almeida Ilori has revealed that he regretted turning down the opportunity to represent Nigeria at full international level.
Iranian researchers have produced test kits that allow detection of the novel coronavirus in saliva within 55 minutes, Tasnim news agency reported on Sunday.
The Northern Governors’ Forum said it is shocked and devastated over the death of former Group Managing Director of Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Dr Maikanti Kachalla Baru.