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Gani Fawehinmi

15 May
This may not be a time of the year to choose ‘Persons of the Year,’ but there is a weightier matter of urgent national importance that should be deconstructed now that our resourceful leader and his team are rounding off political actions to (s) elect a successor and other leaders of our complex federation.
10 Mar
Lagos is an urban jungle of concrete and skyscrapers, of the dirty drainages and dirtier minds. Like in most jungles, there are always unseeing beasts crawling silently in the undergrowths
20 Aug 2021
The way things are going on in Nigeria now cannot but marvel us. Every day by day we witness things that we should not witness. Those who are truly and patiently observant cannot but wonder at the creation of your country my country .....
19 Aug 2021
Some sons are like their fathers; or even better. That was what Gani Fawehinmi, the great lawyer, got in his son, Mohammed who died last week at 52. Gani wanted a son like Mohammed and that was what he got.
17 Aug 2021
Late Mohammed Fawehinmi, the eldest son of late Chief Gani Fawehinmi (SAN), will be laid to rest on Aug. 27, in Ondo State, a family source says.
12 Aug 2021
The eldest son of the late legal luminary, Gani Fawehinmi, Mohammed, died yesterday at the age of 52.
10 Aug 2021
Wole Soyinka, Anthony Enahoro, Bola Ahmed Tinubu, and a number of opponents of the Abacha despotism, voted with their feet, while others like Gani Fawehinmi, Femi Falana, Olisa Agbakoba, sustained pressure on that regime from within.
10 Jun 2021
When Gani Fawehinmi died in September 2009, I put together an extended tribute for distribution in Calabar, Lagos and wherever the funeral would be.
11 May 2021
As a nation of over 250 million people, Nigeria is a breeding ground for gifted radicals who are unique in their own ways.
29 Oct 2020
In the last couple of weeks, protest against bad governance and demands for change have rocked the country. The public space is clogged with huge associational conversations.
15 Sep 2020
Sir: I am dwarfed literally and literarily to write on a phenomenon called Chief Gani Oyesola Fawehinmi SAN. Fawehinmi, who died exactly 11 years ago, on September 5, 2009, in Lagos, epitomised the conscience of a nation. His painful death was a setback in the struggle for a just society. Fawehinmi’s life spanned several years…
27 Aug 2020
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...

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