Tag Archives: Femi Falana

Everything Femi Falana Had To Say About Hoarding Of Palliatives, Lekki Shootings & Nationwide Riots

Human rights lawyer and activist, Femi Falana, has opened about the latest happenings which followed the 2-weeks long #EndSARS protests across the nation. The Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), gave the candid interview on Monday with Arise TV, where he spoke condemned the Lekki toll gate shooting, nationwide riots which ensued and the recent lootings of COVID-19…

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Femi Falana Emerges As Busola Dakolo’s Lawyer Over Rape Allegations Against COZA Pastor

Against that backdrop, the Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has ordered that petitions from Biodun Fatoyinbo, and Mr and Mrs Timi Dakolo, be merged and investigated at the Force Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department, Alagbon, Ikoyi, Lagos from Abuja which the pastor resides. Lawyer to the Dakolos, Mr Femi Falana, made the disclosure during a…

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Falana Faults Egwu, Tinubu and Other Senators Over Interference in Abbo’s Assault Scandal

    Lawyer and human rights activist, Femi Falana, has said that the Senate ad hoc committee had no legal right to question the embattled senator, Elisha Abbo, on Tuesday. Falana reportedly said that although the Senate had the right to discipline its members, Abbo could not be questioned because the matter was already in a…

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Federal Government To Award N10 Million Damages To Journalist Jones Abiri – Court Rules

The Federal High Court Abuja division has described the two years detention of journalist Jones Abiri as outright conviction and ordered government to pay N10 million in damages to Mr Abiri. It is to be recalled that Mr Abiri was arrested in August 2016 and detained for two years till his lawyers, led by human…

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“You Shouldn’t Sign The 2017 Budget”, Falana Tells Osinbajo

Human rights activist, Femi Falana (SAN), has advised Acting President Yemi Osinbajo not to sign the 2017 budget because it was illegally increased by the National Assembly. Falana, who spoke in Ilorin during a colloquium organised by the Movement for Genuine Change to mark the 50th anniversary of the creation of Kwara State insisted that…

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Falana & Civil Society Leaders Urge President Buhari to take Medical Leave

  Civil society leaders have called on President Muhammadu Buhari to take medical leave so as to recover from his ill health. They made this known in a statement on Monday. The statement was signed by human rights activists and lawyer Femi Falana, Jibrin Ibrahim, Debo Adeniran, Chris Kwaja, Y. Z. Ya’u, Chom Bagu, Olanrewaju Suraju, Ezenwa Nwagwu, Anwal…

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12 Soldiers Sentenced To Death To Appeal Ruling As #Free12NigerianSoldiers Goes Viral

According to ThisDay, the 12 soldiers sentenced to death by firing squad yesterday Tuesday morning by the military tribunal are likely to head to the Federal Court of Appeal, in the event that the Army Council ratifies their sentence. Their sentence was the climax of a military court martial involving the arraignment of 18 soldiers on…

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Activists Express Anger Over Jonathan’s Insistence On Holding Election Rallies Despite Previous Warning Against It

 Civil rights and political activists have expressed outrage over President Goodluck Jonathan’s failure to halt ongoing political rallies organised by Transformation Association of Nigeria, TAN, for his re-election, despite Mr. Jonathan’s directive against such events amid Ebola spread fears. TAN has held two rallies in Awka, Anambra State in the South East and Ibadan, Oyo…

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Abike Dabiri, Mo Abudu, Alibaba, Ice Prince, Julius Agwu, Monalisa Chinda -Chude Jideonwo’s Book Launch

Media Personality and Youth Activist Chude Jideonwo launched his new book; ‘Are We The Turning Point Generation?’ yesterday Sunday, 25 May 2014, at the Federal Place Hotel, Victoria Island Lagos. Chude Jideonwo and Denrele Edun Abike Dabiri The launch launch event was chaired by former World Bank Vice-President, Dr. Obiageli Ezekwesili. Other special guests in…

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From Lagos To New York & London, #BringOurGirlsBack Fever Grips The World

As the over 200 female students kidnapped in the Chibok community of Borno State, in the North East of Nigeria still remain missing, the social media campaign to draw attention to the plight of the girls in light of the Federal Government’s seeming inaction, is bearing fruit. With the slogan – #BringOurGirlsBack, Nigerian empathizers have…

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