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Sowore Is Suing The Police For Arresting And Torturing Him – Femi Falana

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Human rights lawyer, Mr. Femi Falana has come out to say that Omoyele Sowore has asked him to sue the Nigerian Police for torturing and violating his fundamental human right. Falana recently revealed this via a text message to the media, and Nigerians have been reacting. According to him, because ...

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#ENDSWAT: I’ve Been Protesting For More Than 40 Years – Femi Falana

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Popular Nigerian lawyer, Femi Falana has come out to say that he is proud of his son, Falz, and other Nigerian youths amid the #ENDSWAT protests. Folake Falana, a family member and an entertainment lawyer, revealed this on Twitter recently. According to Falana, being rebellious at a time like this ...

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Obasanjo Is Wrong To Attack Buruji Kashamu In His Grave – Femi Falana

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Human Rights Lawyer and Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Femi Falana has come out to say that ex-President Olusegun Obasanjo’s statement on Senator Buruji Kashamu’s death was filled with hypocrisy. He recently revealed that Obasanjo’s attack on Kashamu should be blasted since it is against the African culture to hail a ...

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Kano State’s Health Crisis Is Worsening, FG Must Intervene – Femi Falana

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Popular lawyer, Femi Falana has urged Osagie Ehanire, Minister of Health, to reveal the complete report of the investigation into the recent deaths in Kano. In a recent letter on behalf of the Alliance on Surviving COVID-19 Action Programme and Beyond, Falana disclosed that Kano State seems very overwhelmed at ...

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NCDC Should Not Be Hypocrites In The Battle Against Coronavirus – Falana

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Human rights activist, Mr Femi Falana has come out to warn the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC against bending the rules in favour of any politician in the battle vs coronavirus. Falana believes the Federal and state governments need to start carrying out the fight against COVID-19 in a ...

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Declaration Of State Of Emergency Must Come Before Movement Restriction – Falana

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Popular human right lawyer, Mr. Femi Falana has urged the Federal Government to enforce the Quarantine Act to curb the spread of coronavirus. Femi Falana revealed this in a recent statement in Lagos. According to him, the declaration of a state of emergency would ensure anyone breaking the rules and ...

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Femi Falana Is Confusing Nigerians With His Views – Abubakar Malami

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The Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami has warned Mr Femi Falana to not confuse the public with “myopic views.” Abubakar revealed this in a statement issued today by Dr Umar Gwandu, Special Assistant on Media and Public Relations Office of the Minister in Abuja. According ...

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Femi Falana Has Vindicated Our Stance On Amotekun – FG

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FG is insisting that Southwest Security outfit, Operation Amotekun, remains an illegal entity. The Attorney General of the Federation, Abubakar Malami, revealed this in Abuja in a statement by his Special Assistant on Media, Dr. Umar Gwandu. According to him, Femi Falana saying Southwest states should first enact vital laws ...

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The Controversy That Has Trailed The Inauguration Of Amotekun Is Needless – Femi Falana

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Respected lawyer, Femi Falana has had his say on the new South West Security Network, “Operation Amotekun.” According to him, the attorneys-general in the states in the southwest zone need to highlight the urgent responsibility of making sure the enabling laws for Amotekun are enacted by the respective houses of ...

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Malami Disgraced FG With His Statement After Sowore’s Release – Femi Falana

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Popular Nigerian lawyer, Femi Falana has said Malami exposed the judiciary to ridicule over Sowore’s release. According to him, Malami embarrassed the Federal Government with his comments on the release of Sowore because his statement was factually and legally erroneous in every form and manner. He added that Abubakar needs ...

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FG Is To Blame For The Controversy That Trailed The Release Of Sowore – Falana

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Human rights lawyer, Femi Falana has asked Minister of justice and attorney-general of the federation, Abubakar Malami to apologize to Omoyele Sowore and Sambo Dasuki. Falana revealed this as he responded to Abubakar’s claim that he ordered the release of Sowore and Dasuki on compassionate ground. Malami said they were ...

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I Will Drag Buhari To Court If He Allots Oil Blocs To Individuals – Femi Falana

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Human Right lawyer, Chief Femi Falana, has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to avoid allotting oil blocs to individuals in Nigeria, else he’ll drag him to court. He disclosed this as a guest lecturer at a Public lecture entitled “Politics In Nigeria, Finding A Balance Between Political Interest And The Demand ...

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DSS Have No Evidence Against Sowore, Bakare – Femi Falana

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Human rights lawyer, Mr. Femi Falana (SAN) has told the Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mr. Abubakar Malami (SAN), to withdraw all criminal charges against his clients, Mr. Omoyele Sowore and Olawale Bakare. In a recent statement, Femi revealed that there was no proof to have them ...

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DSS’ Statement Is A Failed Attempt To Not Take Responsibility – Femi Falana

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After the statement from the Department of State Services saying that its operatives did not cause commotion at the Federal High Court, Abuja to rearrest Mr. Omoyele Sowore, on Friday, Mr. Femi Falana (SAN) has come out to say that the DSS team leader apologized to Justice Ijeoma Ojukwu for ...

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Voter Turnout Will Keep Reducing If Killings During Elections Don’t Stop – Falana

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Human Rights Lawyer, Mr. Femi Falana, has said that if nothing is done to tackle impunity in the electoral system, Nigeria would keep seeing its number of voters reduce in future elections. He shared this on Monday in Abuja, as he spoke as a panelist at a Digital Voting Summit, ...

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National Assembly Does Not Have The Power To Pass Hate Speech Bill — Falana

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Human rights lawyer, Mr. Femi Falana (SAN) has come out to say that the National Assembly does not have the legislative competence to pass the controversial bill for the establishment of Hate Speech Commission. He revealed this in a recent statement where he said hate speech is a residual matter, ...

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DSS Is Disgracing Nigeria By Keeping Sowore In Custody – Femi Falana

Femi Falana

Human rights lawyer, Femi Falana has urged the Department of State Service to release Omoyele Sowore and Olawale Bakare as soon as possible after the agency’s claim that the activists were not released because their sureties have refused to show up. Reacting to the statement, Femi Falana told the DSS ...

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FG Should Reopen Our Borders – Femi Falana

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Lawyer, Femi Falana has come out to say the Federal Government should reopen Nigeria’s land borders. Months back, President Muhammadu Buhari disclosed that the closure of Nigeria’s border with Benin Republic was because of massive smuggling activities. However, Falana believes it would be best for the Federal Government to undo ...

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Nigerian Universities Without Student Unions Will Only Produce Robots – Femi Falana

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Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), Mr Femi Falana has asked for instant removal of the ban of students unions in all Nigeria universities. He revealed this while delivering the 9th Convocation lecture of Caleb University, Imota, Lagos, titled: “Managing Freedom and Illusions of Achievement”. Mr Femi said rather than producing ...

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Soyinka, Femi Falana blasts Dame Jonathan over Rivers State crisis

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Nobel Laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka has condemned the Rivers State crisis and accused Jonathan’s wife, Patience, of becoming a tool of destabilisation with a mission to shut down the apparatus of the State. Soyinka, at a meeting with journalists in Lagos, said it was regrettable that Patience was giving tacit ...

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