Utomi, Falana, others condemn ‘victimisation’ of protesters as court grants bail
Prominent Nigerians, under the aegis of Concerned Professionals, have warned the Federal Government against the danger inherent in the “ongoing clampdown on #EndSARS protesters by way of arresting some of their suspected financiers ...
Falana-led ASCAB tasks Makinde on #EndSARS panel
Group warns government against influencing committees Oyo State chapter of the Alliance on Surviving COVID-19 And Beyond (ASCAB) has called on Governor Seyi Makinde to speed up the constitution and inauguration of a panel to probe human rights abuses during the #EndSARS protests in the state. The interim secretary, Prof. Adenike Ogunshe, made the call…
CAMA provisions will infringe on human rights, says Falana, others
Worried that some of the provisions of the newly enacted Companies and Allied Matters Act (CAMA) 2020 would lead to gross violation of fundamental human rights, a human rights lawyer, Mr. Femi Falana (SAN) and a former Chairman of the National Human Rights Commission, Prof. Chidi Odinkalu, among others, have criticised the Act. Falana and…
Ripples over AGF’s amendment to lawyers’ rule of practice
The ripples caused by the recent action by the Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami (SAN) are yet to settle.
Osinbajo, others okay journalists’ coverage of virtual court hearings
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo and former president of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) and human rights lawyer, Femi Falana (SAN) have thrown their weight behind coverage of virtual court proceedings by journalists.
Fani-Kayode shoots himself in the foot
When a country is in danger of its freedom and liberty being threatened, bold men step forward, putting their chests out and stretching out their arms to form...
COVID-19: Parents, Caleb varsity at loggerheads over fees
As the coronavirus pandemic rages, aggrieved parents and the management of Caleb University, Imota, are at loggerheads over fees being charged by the school. The parents described the fees as outrageous.
Falana calls for suspension of electricity bill payment
The former president of the West African Bar Association and human rights campaigner, Mr. Femi Falana (SAN) has called for the cancellation of payment of electricity bills across the country as a result of the ravaging coronavirus pandemic.