The PF in a communique issued after a session of members where the organisation reviewed the current state of the nation in Lagos last weekend, noted that Nigeria, the largest economy in Africa and the ECOWAS sub-region, has played a critical in supporting the member states.
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It is instructive that the Abuja court held that since the charges of terrorism had already been filed against Sowore, he must deposit his international passport and other travel documents to the court to guarantee his availability for trial, an indication of the risks to national security and evasion of justice
Justice Taiwo Taiwo gave the order on Tuesday, adding that Sowore should be released to his counsel, Femi Falana (SAN), who is to produce him for arraignment whenever he is required.
Human Rights Lawyer, Femi Falana, has called on the Federal Government to propose a Money Bill to the National Assembly before the implementation of the increase in Value Added Tax.
Falana made the remark in an interview with newsmen shortly after Justice Nkeonye Maha of the Federal High Court, Abuja refused to grant a motion filed to challenge the detention of Sowore, Convener, #RevolutionNow protests, for 45 days by the Department of State Services.
Justice Nkeonye Maha adjourned the case after hearing the two counsels.
Justice Nkeonye Maya, who declined all applications by Counsel to Sowore, Femi Falana (SAN), sent the case back to Justice Taiwo Taiwo for further hearing.
Human rights lawyer, Femi Falana (SAN), has called on the Nigerian Bar Association to “do more to hold governments at all levels to account for violations of human rights and stop illegal arrests and detention of Nigerians by law enforcement and security agencies.”
Human rights lawyer, Femi Falana (SAN) on Thursday, prayed the Federal High Court, Abuja, to give him a date for hearing in his application regarding Mr Omoyele Sowore’s, Convener, #RevolutionNow protests detention.
Sowore. who is presently in detention had, on Aug 9, approached the Federal High Court, Abuja, seeking an order to vacate the ex parte order that gave the Department of State Service the legal backing to detain him for 45 days.
Technocrats, educationists, and others are to converge at the University of Lagos to discuss the possible unrealistic features of the Sustainable Millennium Development Goals as regards education.
Nobel Laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka, says closure over the death of Chief MKO Abiola will be achieved when some of the challenges faced in the country are confronted and eliminated.
Falana also sought “the investigation of the $16 billion allegedly purportedly spent on generating electricity in the country, as promised by President Muhammadu Buhari.”
Human rights activist, Femi Falana (SAN), has filed a suit at the Federal High Court in Abuja in which he is seeking to compel the Muhammadu Buhari Administration to recover the sum of $40 billion and N481 billion based on the audit of the extractive industry carried out by the Nigeria Extractive Industry Transparency Initiative, an agency of the Federal Government.
A civil rights group, Centre Against Impunity in Nigeria on Thursday, appeal to President Muhammadu Buhari to prevail on the Nigeria Navy to release some 22 Nigerians in their custody.
Falana made the call in Abuja on Thursday at the opening of the Triennial National Delegates Conference of the Trade Union Congress.
The Lagos State Prosecuting counsel, Y.G Oshoala, in the trial of the suspected billionaire kidnap kingpin, Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike alias Evans, on Thursday filed an application seeking to add Femi Falana SAN, as a witness in the case.
Under the British colonial regime the fundamental rights of Nigerians were brutally suppressed
A team from the human rights community, under the banner of People’s Alternative Front, led Femi Falana (SAN), met with the Acting Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Abubakar Adamu, and other top police officers at the Police Force Headquarters Abuja on Thursday.
A Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Femi Falana, has reminded the Independent National Electoral Commission that it has wide powers to de-register political parties that failed to scale some minimum electoral tests.