Friday, 29th September 2023

Femi Falana

7 hours ago
Erstwhile governor of Osun State, Rauf Aregbesola, and human rights lawyer, Femi Falana (SAN), have deplored the state of the economy, insisting drastic measures must be urgently introduced.
4 Sep
The Department of State Services (DSS) on Monday released the suspended chairman of Ijebu East Local Government Area (LGA) of Ogun State, Wale Adedayo, from detention. Adedayo was detained last Friday after honouring an invitation by the DSS. The suspended chairman was arrested after he levied an allegation of corruption against the Ogun state governor,…
28 Aug
Ahead of the maiden edition of the IA-Foundation Out-of-School Children Summit in Lagos, the organization has announced the first batch of dignitaries  outlined as speakers at the Education Summit. The summit which is themed "Street to School: A Panacea to a Menace" is scheduled to hold on Wednesday, October 18 at the Lagos Marriott Hotel,…
21 Aug
Human rights activist and Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), Femi Falana, has called on the Federal Government to order the release of former Chairman of Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Abdulrasheed Bawa, from the custody of Department of State Services (DSS).
18 Aug
Nigerian lawyer Femi Falana (SAN) said he has sued the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) for alleged illegal floating of the naira. Falana in an interview on Channels Television’s Sunrise Daily on Friday said that the decision of the CBN under President Ahmed Bola Tinubu to float the naira is illegal and being challenged in…
7 Aug
A Human rights activist, Mr. Femi Falana (SAN), yesterday, affirmed that the Tinubu administration is required to seek the approval of both houses of the National Assembly, in compliance with Section 5(4) of the Constitution of Nigeria 1999 (as amended) which stipulates:
2 Aug
Human rights lawyer, Femi Falana (SAN), has urged the Authority of Heads of State and Government of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) to “impose more stringent sanctions on Niger Republic and adopt measures to make them work, particularly given the intransigence of the coup plotters.”
31 Jul
Human rights lawyer Femi Falana says the Nigeria Labour Congress and its affiliates can proceed on the Aug. 2 strike and protest as planned, saying the exercise does not translate to contempt of court.
26 Jul
Hearing on the enforcement of fundamental human right, instituted by immediate past governor of Kano State, Abdullahi Ganduje, against the state’s Public Complaints and Anti-corruption Agency opened yesterday with fresh revelations.
20 Jul
Human rights lawyer and Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), Femi Falana, has slammed the Nigerian National Petroleum Company Limited (NNPCL) over the fresh fuel price hike, adding that it lacked constitutional powers to fix the prices of petrol.
17 Jul
The Chair, Alliance on Surviving COVID-19 and Beyond (ASCAB), Femi Falana, has called on leaders and members of the National Assembly to reverse the N110 billion palliatives and purchase of exotic vehicles they allocated to themselves.
11 Jul
Former Nigerian President, Olusegun Obasanjo; Bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Sokoto, Hassan Kukah, and constitutional lawyer, Femi Falana, have lamented state of affairs in the country, blaming leadership deficiency.


2 mins ago
The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) Bauchi State Chapter, says it is gearing up and mobilising members for a nationwide strike called by labour unions from Tuesday. Mr Dauda Shu’aibu, the State NLC Chairman, stated this at a news conference on Thursday in Bauchi, saying the decision was in compliance with the directives of the national…
19 mins ago
The Minister of Works, Sen. Dave Umahi, said the Federal Government would begin immediate reconstruction of the collapsed Enugu/Port Harcourt expressway. Umahi said this when he and Gov. Peter Mbah of Enugu State visited the scene of the collapsed bridge for an on-the-spot assessment as part of his working visit to the state. He said…
57 mins ago
A small group of Tunisians arrived by boat on the Italian island of Lampedusa Friday, the first landing in over a week after a surge fuelled tensions in Europe over migration. Seventeen Tunisians were admitted to the island's migrant reception centre, which earlier this month was overrun after 8,500 arrived in just three days, Italy's…
1 hour ago
....Sensitize shop owners on the dangers of tobacco usage The Federal Ministry of Health (FMOH) in collaboration with The Nigeria Police Force and Management Sciences for Health (MSH) and other partners led an enforcement campaign to major supermarkets and lounges within the Federal Capital City. Areas visited by Mr. S B Gadzama, Director, Operations and…
1 hour ago
N He posted on his “X” space, formerly twitter, that, “Balogun Olamilekan Eletu aka Sam Larry is now in our custody. He is currently assisting with an ongoing investigation. #justice4Mohbad #justiceforMohbad” However, Nigerians who were not pleased with such a statement took to his comment section to vent their displeasure about his choice of…