Falana criticises INEC’s ban on campaigns ahead of rescheduled elections…

Prominent lawyer, Mr. Femi Falana (SAN), on Sunday, criticised the Independent National Electoral Commission’s barring of campaign activities of political parties till the new date of elections. Falana, in a statement, said political parties were by section 99 of the Electoral Act, allowed to campaign up till 24 hours to the election. He said with…

Why All State Governors Must Emulate Their Kebbi Colleague –...

Mr Femi Falana (SAN) has advised the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) to seek compensation from the Federal Government for the families of people who died in the various protests in the country. Falana gave the advice in Abuja on Tuesday at the 12th National Delegates Conference of the Congress. The theme of the conference is:…

Rann bombing: Falana accuses NAF of cover-up, demands compensation for...

Human rights lawyer, Femi Falana, has called on National Human Rights Commission, NHRC, to compensate victims of the accidental bombing in Rann, Borno State. Continue reading Rann bombing: Falana accuses NAF of cover-up, demands compensation for victims at Vanguard News Nigeria. Visit the newspaper for this and other news

Singer Falz begins year with hit single, ‘Talk’…

Ace Nigerian singer and rapper Folarin Falana, popularly known as Falz, has started the New Year with the release of his single tagged “Talk”. The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the video of the song, which is directed by Prodigeezy, features Falz driving alongside his guys with different scenes relating to the lyrics played…

We are ready to prosecute Buhari at the ICC –...

Foremost human rights activist, Femi Falana SAN has warned that he will not hesitate to seek prosecution of President Muhammadu Buhari at the International Criminal Court (ICC) if the president annuls the forthcoming general elections. Speaking at the weekend at the launch of the League of Anambra Professionals (LAP) Legal Defence Initiative (LDI) in Lagos,……

Why Jonathan conceded defeat in 2015 – Femi Falana…

Human rights lawyer, Mr Femi Falana (SAN), said the real reason former President Goodluck Jonathan conceded defeat in 2015 was because of the arrest and prosecution warning issued by the International Criminal Court ahead of the elections. He said prior to the elections, ICC had warned that should there be any violence and crimes against…

No one can annul elections in Nigeria again – Falana…

Human rights lawyer, Mr Femi Falana (SAN), says no leader in Nigeria can annul elections in the country as was the case in 1993. The post No one can annul elections in Nigeria again – Falana appeared first on News Agency of Nigeria (NAN). Visit the newspaper for these and other news

The Late 5: Ngige dissatisfied with level of progress, takes...

These are the stories that drove the conversation today: The Presidential candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar on Thursday said that the misrule of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), has led the country to lose over 12 million jobs, stressing that the best prosperity, peace, educational advancement in the history of the…

Adesina, Ooni,  Sun MD, Falana, Amosun, others for ‘Say No...

Wole Balogun, Ado Ekiti Special Adviser to President Mohammadu Buhari on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, the Ooni of Ife, Oba Enitan Adeyeye Oginwusi, human rights lawyer, Femi Falana (SAN), Governor of Ogun State, Ibikunle Amosun, Managing Director of The Sun newspapers, Mr. Eric Osagie as well as Founder and President of Afe Babalola University,…

Minimum wage: Governors earn same salaries, yet some argue against...

Activist-lawyer and Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), Femi Falana has said it will be illegal for states to determine what they can pay as minimum wage. Falana who was guest speaker at a Conference/roundtable organised by the International Press Centre (IPC) to mark this year’s International Day to end Impunity for Crimes against Journalists (IDEI),…

It’s a Shame – Falana attacks FG over Oil Production…

Human rights lawyer, Mr. Femi Falana, yesterday said it was shameful that there was no accurate record of the volume of crude oil being produced in Nigeria daily. Falana spoke at an interactive Media Roundtable on ‘Impact of nonpayment of Capital Gain Tax (CGT) and Other Levies in the oil and gas sector on the…

Tax evasion fuelling poverty in Nigeria – SERAP…

The report called on authorities to urgently recover any possible past-unpaid dues, and improve on the collection and estimation of capital gains tax in the Nigerian oil sector. Uche Henry A report by the Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP), realised in Lagos yesterday, has revealed how failure of multinational companies to pay Capital Gains…