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…

Falana, SERAP, ANN urge withdrawal of  travel ban…

LAGOS lawyer Femi Falana (SAN) and Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) have asked President Muhammadu Buhari to withdraw the travel ban imposed on 50 high profile criminal suspects under Executive Order 6 (EO6). Falana, in a statement titled: “Allow the courts to impose travel ban on suspected looters”, said only the courts could impose travel…

Allow The Courts To Impose Travel Ban On Suspected Looters...

Femi Falana   Last week, the Federal High Court upheld the constitutional validity of the controversial Executive Order 6 (EO6) issued by President Mohammed Buhari on July 5 this year. Based on the court ruling the federal government has directed the Nigeria Immigration Service and other security agencies to place no fewer than 50 high…

Falana Mocks Obasanjo Over Endorsement Of Atiku…

Respected human rights lawyer, Femi Falana (SAN) has mocked former President Olusegun Obasanjo for his decision to support the 2019 presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Atiku Abubakar. Before the Thursday endorsement, Obasanjo had said at different times that God would not forgive him should he knowingly support Atiku’s bid for any…

Obasanjo has right to support any candidate, says Falana…

Activist lawyer, Femi Falana (SAN) has said that it is the right of former President Olusegun Obasanjo to support any presidential candidate of his choice. Reacting to his recent endorsement of the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, he said Obasanjo has a constitutional right to do so. “Former President…

2019: Sowore emerges AAC presidential candidate…

Mr. Sowore was unanimously elected without opposition by members of the party. The post 2019: Sowore emerges AAC presidential candidate appeared first on Premium Times Nigeria. Visit the newspaper for these and other news