Posts Tagged ‘Femi Falana’

Ondo election: Why Akeredolu deserves another term, by Femi Falana

by Seun Adeuyion February 27, 2020
As the 2020 Ondo governorship election draws nearer, Foremost Human Rights Lawyer and Activist, Femi Falana SAN has advised the people of Ondo State to give Rotimi Akeredolu another term in office. Falana made the appeal in Akure during the 3rd Anniversary Lecture of the Akeredolu administration with the topic ‘The Nigerian Federalism Imbroglio: A […]

Human Rights Violations: Falana makes fresh request for release of El-zakzaky, wife

by Ikokwu Ikembaon January 2, 2020
Lawyer, Femi Falana (SAN) has again requested the Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami (SAN) to release Sheikh Ibraheem El-zakzaky and wife, Hajia Zeinat El-zakzaky in compliance with the valid and subsisting orders of the federal high court and the Kaduna State High Court concerning our clients. Falana, in an open […]

Convert N37bn earmarked for NASS complex renovation to repair bad roads, Falana to Buhari

by Ikokwu Ikembaon December 23, 2019
Human rights lawyer, Femi Falana (SAN), has condemned the approval of N37 billion for the renovation of the National Assembly Complex by President Muhammadu Buhari in the 2020 budget. Falana, who expressed his displeasure at the development in a statement on Sunday, asked the Federal Government to instead spend the money on the rehabilitation of […]

DSS team leader apologised to Justice Ojukwu over court invasion —Falana

by Ikokwu Ikembaon December 9, 2019
Human rights lawyer, Mr. Femi Falana (SAN), on Sunday refuted the Department of State Service’s claim that its operatives did not disrupt proceedings at the Federal High Court, Abuja, in their bid to rearrest his client, Mr. Omoyele Sowore, on Friday. Falana said in a statement that, contrary to the DSS’ denial, issued on Saturday, […]

Court orders DSS to transfer El-Zakzaky and his wife to Kaduna prison

by Breaking Timeson December 5, 2019
A High Court on Thursday ordered the Department of State Services (DSS) to transfer the leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN), Sheik Ibrahim El-Zakzaky, and his wife, Zinat, to the Nigerian Correctional Centre, Kaduna, to allow his lawyers easy access to him. National Leader of Shi’ite movement, Ibrahim El-Zakzaky Justice Gideon Kurada, the […]

BREAKING: Sowore meets bail conditions

by Chuks Azotanion September 25, 2019
The Publisher of Sahara Reporters, Omoyele Sowore, has fulfilled the bail conditions given by the Federal High Court in Abuja on Tuesday for his release. Mr Sowore’s lawyers led by senior counsel Femi Falana deposed to an affidavit confirming compliance with the order, Wednesday. The affidavit was attested to by a lawyer from Mr Falana’s Chambers, […]