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
Senior lawyers, yesterday, weighed in on the concept of ‘placeholder’ for vice presidential candidates and backed the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in insisting...
Human rights lawyer, Femi Falana (SAN), has condemned “the manipulation of the justice system to favour influential politicians facing corruption charges in Nigeria.”...
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
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…
8 Dec 2019
The leader of Nigeria's secret police team that invaded the Federal High Court in Abuja to re-arrest a journalist, Omoyele Sowore, apologised to the judge whose courtroom was invaded, Sowore's lawyer Femi Falana said on Sunday. Falana in a statement said the State Security Service team lead apologised to Justice Ojukwu on behalf of the…