The ECOWAS Court of Justice gave the ruling on Friday in a long drawn case over the detention of the journalist
Browsing: Femi Falana
The suit No ECW/CCJ/APP/23/21 was filed on Tuesday by Solicitor to SERAP and human rights activist, Femi Falana, SAN.
SERAP said: “We urge you to publicly give an assurance that you and your government would end the worsening rule of law crisis, obey court judgments, genuinely combat grand corruption, and address the systematic and egregious violations of Nigerians’ right to life and security in several parts of the country.”
Bayero told reporters shortly after Justice Gideon Kurada, adjourned the case until May 25, that he had asked the court to over rule the defence, and sentence Zakzaky, leader of Islamic Movement in Nigeria and his wife as provided by the law.
Ibori was jailed by a UK court in 2012 when Goodluck Jonathan was president of Nigeria.
Tanko-Yakassai was arrested on Friday and also pronounced sacked by Ganduje same day.
Delivering a ruling, Justice Gideon Kurada, specifically ordered that she should be moved to a government-approved isolation and treatment centre.
Rather, he said, the issue of restructuring, if it succeeded, will only help in righting the wrongs in critical areas, instead of creating disunity in the country.
A former Editor of The Guardian, Lade Bonuola, also received the Lifetime Award for Journalistic Excellence.
Falana told Justice Ahmed Mohammed, on Wednesday, while arguing a motion he filed for his clients, in which he prayed the court to vacate the order ex-pare granted on Nov. 4, freezing the accounts of 20 alleged #EndSARS promoters.
The coalition of some 80 labour and civil rights groups said the savage killing was a signpost of incompetence and ineptitude on the part of those in power.
Joseph Nwaegbu, Pathfind Attorneys and MNBI had earlier in the week dragged Falana to the ICC for allegedly backing genocide in Kaduna State.
This was contained in a reply signed by the Head of Information and Evidence Unit of the ICC, Mark P. Dillon
The renowned lawyer vowed to sue the NUJ according to a petition dated November 3, 2020 addressed to the National President of the NUJ, Chief Chris Isiguzo, if the council poll, slated for November 5, 2020, i
Falana said this in an interview with Arise TV on Monday.
Falana, who made this submission in his contribution to a discussion on a WhatsApp group, said even if Nigeria returns to regional government as being canvassed and there is still no economic restructuring, there can never be development.
Falana said this in his contribution to a debate on a WhatsApp platform on Sunday.
Falana is asking the Commission to exercise its mandates and authority under the African Charter on Human and Peoples’ Rights and pursuant to the commission’s order 100(1) of the commission’s Rules of Procedure, 2020.
More tragic was Abati’s inglorious, uncalled for, cut and join attempt to portray the Minister of Transportation, Rt. Hon. Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi, as the shady villain that has plunged Nigeria into his imaginary intractable apocalyptic debt mess with China.
Falana, the Chairperson of the Women Empowerment and Legal Aid, alleged in the petition dated August 11 that the 16-year-old hawker was raped by a commercial motorcyclist in Ado Ekiti.