Sunday, 1st October 2023


22 Oct 2022
The Governorship candidate of the Action Peoples Party (APP), Falana Olufemi Omoshile, has petitioned the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to disqualify Biyi Otegbeye
27 Jul 2022
The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has warned the Federal Government to prepare for another people’s uprising akin to the #EndSARS protest in 2020 if quick steps are not taken to resolve the ongoing industrial
23 Jun 2022
Senior lawyers, yesterday, weighed in on the concept of ‘placeholder’ for vice presidential candidates and backed the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in insisting...
19 May 2022
Human rights lawyer, Femi Falana (SAN), has condemned “the manipulation of the justice system to favour influential politicians facing corruption charges in Nigeria.”...
8 Mar 2022
Human rights activist and lawyer, Femi Falana (SAN) and other prominent lawyers have called for legal recognition and enforcement of the socio-economic rights of Nigerians
5 Mar 2022
Femi Falana, a notable human rights lawyer. In this interview monitored on ARISE TV, the Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN) examines the ongoing Constitution reforms at the National Assembly among other national issues
13 Nov 2021
At first, everyone in the room kept quiet. It carried on for a while, as her voice soared in that cosy Gaia House space. Within two minutes into the show
14 Oct 2021
On the back of her first single of 2021 ‘Joy’, which was supported by The Independent, Wonderland, Earmilk and Vacancy Magazine, among others, Nigerian Canadian singer, songwriter, and producer FALANA is set to springboard into her long-anticipated sophomore EP titled Rising. Arriving on October 15 via AWAL, the Rising EP is themed around women’s empowerment,…
22 Feb 2021
Falana earned some initial recognition for her self-produced EP ‘Chapter One’. The Canadian-Nigerian singer-songwriter subsequently travelled to Africa, North America, Europe and the Caribbean to work on new material. It was a process of self-discovery, which revealed new layers to her songwriting. She now shares the first taste of those sessions with the release of…
7 Dec 2020
Inspired by the SARS protests, rising act, Victoria Falana has released a new single titled, Teletele.
27 Oct 2020
The National Christian Elders’ Forum (NCEF) has urged the ethnic nationalities to renegotiate the corporate existence of Nigeria to avert future calamities, insisting that the unjust and sectional political structure left behind by the colonialists is no longer sustainable. In a communiqué issued by the chairman, Solomon Asemota (SAN), and secretary, Bosun Emmanuel, after an…
9 Dec 2019
The lead counsel to embattled former Nigerian presidential candidate and journalist Omoyele Sowore said that the Nigerian authorities reached out for a deal during Sowore's first 45 days in detention. "They went to a court behind us and got an order to detain Sowore for 45 days to investigate his alleged terrorism," Femi Falana said…


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Istijabah Sisters of Ansar-ud-deen Society of Nigeria, Ebute-Metta Branch, Lagos, marked its 25th anniversary with a special lecture and investiture of matrons and patrons recently. Perhaps more fascinating with the celebration was the week-long activities which were solely for spiritual uplift, and visitation to the hospital. Speaking during the special lecture and launch of the…
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The creation of man was unique and well thought out. God’s intention was to create man and empower him as His representative on earth. While other creatures evolved, God took special time and attention to mould man from sand and breathe life into him. Man was empowered to take charge of the earth; subdue it,…
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AC Milan overcame a struggling Lazio 2-0 on Saturday to provisionally take top spot in Serie A, while Victor Osimhen came off the bench for Napoli and scored in a 4-0 win at Lecce. Christian Pulisic gave Milan the lead on the hour at the San Siro when he slammed in a bobbling pass from…
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Elections are won and lost at the polls, or so we were told. The sacking of the governor of Kano State, Engr. Abba Kabir Yusuf, by the Kano Governorship Election Petition Tribunal, makes it unambiguously clear that we are transitioning into a new era in our quasi-democratic system. Except if something is done to stop…
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Manchester City's perfect start to the Premier League season came undone in a shock 2-1 loss to Wolves, as Manchester United slumped to a 1-0 home defeat to Crystal Palace on Saturday.
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Napoli secured their second Serie A victory in four days as Victor Osimhen came off the bench and scored in a 4-0 win at Lecce to lift the Italian champions up to third.
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The Lagos State government on Saturday began clearing shanties and reclaiming Right of Way (RoW) of the Red Rail project corridor from Agbado, Ogun, to Ebute Metta, Lagos.
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Azerbaijan's defence ministry said on Saturday its forces were taking "retaliatory measures" after one of its soldiers was killed by an Armenian army sniper on the border between the two countries.
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Pro- democracy group, Stand Up Nigeria (SUN) has called on the authorities to protect judicial officers in the country. National Coordinator of the group, Patriot Sunday Attah, at a press conference in Abuja called on those dissatisfied with the outcome of decisions...
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As Nigerians celebrate the 63 Independence anniversary of the country, the National Chairman of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), Abdullahi Umar Ganduje has called on Nigerians to imbibe the virtue of peaceful coexistence with one another.