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POLITICS

Today's Headlines: Benin Republic Stopped Plane FG Sent To Pick Agitator - Falana; Messi Arrives peris

Google is the source of this image. Benin Republic has grounded a plane on Sunday, Igboho. Falana claims that the Buhari government dispatched a team to find an agitator. Daily Post is credited with the photo. After his detention in the French-speaking country in July, Femi Falana, an activist lawyer, revealed that the Benin Republic authorities refused to put freedom fighter Sunday Igboho on a waiting plane.

  1 year ago ago
Today's Headlines: Benin Republic Stopped Plane FG Sent To Pick Agitator - Falana; Messi Arrives peris

POLITICS

Today's Headlines:Buhari Creating Problems For State Govs – Falana, Ekiti Group Drags Party To Court

Buhari creating problems for state govs – Falana Activist lawyer, Femi Falana has called on the President Muhammadu Buhari-led Federal Government to stop creating problems for state governors. Falana said Buhari government should allow states handle the issue of open grazing rather than cause problems for them. The Senior Advocate of Nigeria, SAN, who spoke at an event in Abuja, explained that governors preside over lands in their states, hence they should handle the issue.

  11 months ago ago
Today's Headlines:Buhari Creating Problems For State Govs – Falana, Ekiti Group Drags Party To Court

JUSTICE

Boko-Haram: How court proved Falana, Olawumi wrong, after fixing hearing date for 400 BDC operators

Photo Credit: Sahara Reporters According to a news that was published by the Sahara Reporters yesterday evening, it has been alleged that the Federal High Court sitting in Abuja, has fixed date for the trial of 400 Bureau De Change operators, who were earlier arrested by security operatives of the Department of State Services for financing Boko-Haram insurgents in March.

  11 months ago ago
Boko-Haram: How court proved Falana, Olawumi wrong, after fixing hearing date for 400 BDC operators

POLITICS

Today's Headlines: PDP Benue Reps Slam Akume, FG Over Killings In Benue; Falana Writes Buhari

PDP Benue Reps slam Akume, FG over killings in Benue Photo Credit To Daily Post The Benue State Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) caucus in the House of Representatives has condemned the former governor of the state, George Akume, over his call for a state of emergency.

  11 months ago ago
Today's Headlines: PDP Benue Reps Slam Akume, FG Over Killings In Benue; Falana Writes Buhari

SOCIETY

Today's Headlines:Police Arrest ESN Native Doctor, Falana Speaks On Burutai Failed Attempt On Igboho

(Photo credit: Google) Police Arrest IPOB/ESN Native Doctor The Imo State Police Command said its tactical team has arrested Indigenous People of Biafra and Eastern Security Network (IPOB/ESN) native doctor who specializes in preparing charms for them against bullets and knives. (Photo credit: Leadership news)

  1 year ago ago
Today's Headlines:Police Arrest ESN Native Doctor, Falana Speaks On Burutai Failed Attempt On Igboho

JUSTICE

Falana Explains Why He Believes The New Charges Against El-Zakzaky is Useless

Human rights lawyer, Femi Falana, San, has explained why the earlier reported charges filed against Kaduna's El-Zakzaky by the Kaduna state government cannot stand trial after the Islamic cleric was recently released. Earlier reports have stated that the Leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN) and his wife, Zeenat had been released.

  1 year ago ago
Falana Explains Why He Believes The New Charges Against El-Zakzaky is Useless

POLITICS

Abba Kyari: What Falana Likely Meant By Saying America Will Get Him No Matter How Long It Takes

The suspended Deputy Commissioner of Police, Abba Kyari, has been a source of much debate ever since allegations of his involvement with Hushpuppi were revealed. In the arguments that arose, there are those that sympathise with Kyari, while others like Femi Falana want nothing more than to see him face justice in the United States of America.

  1 year ago ago
Abba Kyari: What Falana Likely Meant By Saying America Will Get Him No Matter How Long It Takes

POLITICS

Falana Asks Buhari Not To Disrupt #EndSARS, But Can The Law Alone Guarantee The Safety Of Protesters

Image credit: punchng.com As reported by the Punch News, the Senior Advocate Of Nigeria (SAN) and Human rights lawyer, Mr Femi Falana, has called on the President, Muhammadu Buhari, to abide by his oath of office by calling on the police not to disrupt upcoming #EndSARS protests.

  10 months ago ago
Falana Asks Buhari Not To Disrupt #EndSARS, But Can The Law Alone Guarantee The Safety Of Protesters

POLITICS

Why President Buhari Should Consider Falana's Wish To Pardon Nigerian Soldiers Convicted For Mutiny

Nigerian human rights activist, lawyer, Femi Falana has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to pardon 70 Nigerian soldiers convicted for mutiny. Recall in 2014, military authorities arrested some soldiers, after they failed to confront Boko Haram. They were sentenced to life imprisonment, but their jail sentence was later reduced to 10 years imprisonment under President Buhari's administration.

  11 months ago ago
Why President Buhari Should Consider Falana's Wish To Pardon Nigerian Soldiers Convicted For Mutiny

JUSTICE

Falana Speaks On Kyari’s Case, Reveals That US Authorities Will Get Him

A popular Nigerian human rights lawyer, Femi Falana (SAN) has spoken on the issue involving the embattled Super Cop, Abba Kyari. Image credit: Premium Times Kyari has been facing investigation by police authorities over his alleged links with a fraudster, Ramon Abbas aka Hushpuppi who is facing trial for fraud in the US.

  1 year ago ago
Falana Speaks On Kyari’s Case, Reveals That US Authorities Will Get Him

POLITICS

What Falana Meant When He Said FG Only Controls FCT And Cannot Impose Any Land Policy On State Govt.

Following continued debate on the issue of open grazing in Nigeria, especially in the Southern region and the APC led federal government of President Muhammadu Buhari's efforts to review 368 grazing routes across 25 states in Nigeria, a Human Rights lawyer, Femi Falana, SAN, has reacted to the development by saying that the Federal Government has no control over land outside the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).

  11 months ago ago
What Falana Meant When He Said FG Only Controls FCT And Cannot Impose Any Land Policy On State Govt.

MILITARY

Falana Gives Malami 7 Days Ultimatum To Prosecute Arrested 400 Sponsors Of Terrorism In Nigeria

Human Rights lawyer, Femi Falana, has called for prosecution of about 400 sponsors of terrorism reported to have been arrested by the federal government some months ago. The legal luminary also gave the Minister of justice a 7 days ultimatum to furnish with the identity and prosecute the arrested crime collaborators.

  1 year ago ago
Falana Gives Malami 7 Days Ultimatum To Prosecute Arrested 400 Sponsors Of Terrorism In Nigeria

ENVIRONMENT

Grazing routes: Under Land Use Act, FG only controls FCT, says Falana

According to human rights lawyer Femi Falana, SAN, the Federal Government has no jurisdiction over land outside of Nigeria's Federal Capital Territory under the Land Use Act. In response to the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.) appointing a committee to study 368 grazing routes throughout 25 Nigerian states, he remarked this on Channels Television's Politics Today show.

  11 months ago ago
Grazing routes: Under Land Use Act, FG only controls FCT, says Falana

RELIGION

Why Femi Falana Believes Nigerian Christians And Muslims Are Now Divided

Human rights activist and the senior advocate of Nigeria Femi Falana has warned Nigerians to be very careful with politicians who use religion and ethnicity to divide the people for their selfish interests. According to him, Nigeria is a wonderful nation with many opportunities, and him and other prominent Nigerians have given Nigerians hopeuring the people the country will overcome the crisis happening across the nation.

  11 months ago ago
Why Femi Falana Believes Nigerian Christians And Muslims Are Now Divided

MILITARY

Today's Headlines: Falana Writes Buhari, Taliban Celebrates US Withdrawal

Falana Writes Buhari Photo Credit: Sahara Reporters Human rights’ Lawyer, Femi Falana, SAN, has written President Muhammadu Buhari, urging him to pardon 70 Nigerian soldiers convicted for mutiny. The military authorities had arrested the soldiers in 2014, for failing to confront Boko Haram insurgents.

  11 months ago ago
Today's Headlines: Falana Writes Buhari, Taliban Celebrates US Withdrawal

MILITARY

Should The Media Listen As Falana Makes Comparison Between Bandits, IPOB and Boko Haram Terrorists?

(Photo Credit: Premium Times Nigeria) There has been a demand on the ground, for the Federal Government to proscribe bandits as terrorists. In recent times, bandits have gone from the abduction of school children, cattle rustling, to the abduction of prominent individuals in the society, and also respected monarchs in the Northern region.

  10 months ago ago
Should The Media Listen As Falana Makes Comparison Between Bandits, IPOB and Boko Haram Terrorists?

MILITARY

Commodore Olawunmi, Falana Arrives At Defence Intelligence Agency In Abuja

Commodore, Kunle Olawunmi (rtd), arrived at the Military Defence Intelligence Agency (DIA) in Abuja on Tuesday, August 31, 2021, concerning the interview he had with Channels Television last week. Commodore Olawunmi was invited by the Defence Intelligence Agency after he said on national television that some powerful Nigerians are trying to Islamise the country.

  11 months ago ago
Commodore Olawunmi, Falana Arrives At Defence Intelligence Agency In Abuja

POLITICS

#ENDSARS : Only governors can permit or ban protests, not police - Femi Falana

Femi Falana, Human rights lawyer says the police have no constitutional authority to authorize or restrict public assemblies, rallies, or protests as the authority is conferred in governors. Photo credit : Facebook The rights lawyer said it was unlawful and unconstitutional for the police to curb citizens from protesting.

  9 months ago ago
#ENDSARS : Only governors can permit or ban protests, not police - Femi Falana

POLITICS

Today's Headlines: It's Suicidal For FG To Support Herders- Falana; South South Govs To Join VAT Suit.

It's Suicidal For FG To Support Herders - Falana. Human rights lawyer, Femi Falana (SAN), has described as unconstitutional and a political suicide moves by the Federal Government to support herders who are planning to challenge the anti-open grazing law in court. Photo Credit: Sahara Reporters

  10 months ago ago
Today's Headlines: It's Suicidal For FG To Support Herders- Falana; South South Govs To Join VAT Suit.

JUSTICE

"Submit Yourself To The Court In United States, If You Are Innocent" – Falana to Abba Kyari.

Human rights lawyer Femi Falana has challenged Nigeria's deputy police commissioner Abba Kyari to submit himself to the jurisdiction of the District Court in the United States if he is not guilty of allegations against him. Photo Credit: Twitter Mt Kyari had denied any wrongdoing after Peoples Gazette on Thursday broke the news of his embroiling with Nigerian Internet fraudster Ramon Abbas known as Hushpuppi, in a multimillion-dollar fraud.

  1 year ago ago