Oyo State government plans to contain COVID-19 via self-policing agents
The Oyo State government has said that it would curtail the spread of COVID-19 in the state through self-policing rather than using the regular security agents to enforce compliance.
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.
Agbakoba, Ezekwesili, Utomi others chide FG over insecurity
The National Consultative Front (NCF), has dismissed Nigeria’s political leadership since 1999 as lacking in vision and focus and also incapable of bailing Nigeria
Falana seeks inquest into death of artisan in police custody
Activist and lawyer, Femi Falana (SAN), has requested a coroner’s investigation into the death of an Ibadan-based artisan, Olaoluwa Bolarinwa (41), in the custody of the Inspector General of Police
Buhari’s speech underestimates Abacha’s $5b loot, says Falana
President Muhammadu Buhari’s claim that late dictator, General Sanni Abacha stole $1b contradicts the figures earlier released by his own officials, the Alliance for Surviving COVID-19 and Beyond(ASCAB) led by prominent Nigerian human rights lawyer, Femi Falana has said.
Falana knocks politicians over Nigeria’s underdevelopment
Poverty, unemployment, insecurity, impunity, corruption and abuse of office due to the nature of the peripheral capitalist system operated by the ruling class
Legislators in Nigeria have converted COVID-19 lockdown to a holiday, says Falana
With respect, I do not agree with you. Political activists are fighting on many fronts. But unlike what obtained under military dictatorship when the jurisdiction of the courts was ousted in respect of anything done or purported to have been done by military dictators
Lawyers petition Kaduna government over El-Zakzakys’ health
Counsel to the leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN), Sheikh Ibrahim El-Zakzaky, and his wife, Zeenat, led by Femi Falana (SAN) have urged the Kaduna State Government to release them for immediate medical treatment following deteriorating health condition in custody.
Falana, Mimiko, Ofeimun urge restructuring, say Nigeria is not taken seriously
Intellectuals, scholars and academics from within Nigeria, Africa and as wide as from North America and Europe, including two past governors, Dr. Olusegun Mimiko (Ondo State) and Rauf Aregbesola (Osun State), yesterday gathered to wish Odia Ofeimun, a writer, a happy 70th birthday.