News - Femi Falana

DSS Operatives Invade Court, Judge, Lawyers Flee, Rearrest Sowore

1 month ago /
Nation 

Justice Ijeoma Ojukwu of the Federal High Court in Abuja abruptly suspended sitting and fled her court on Friday as operatives of the Department of State Service invaded the courtroom.

Falana - Border Closure, Hate Speech Bill Ill-Advised, Illegal.

1 month ago /
Nation 

Lagos Lawyer, Femi Falana (SAN), has declared that the Federal Government was misled into believing that only border closure could guarantee food security and economic development of the country.

Shi’ites, NBA, Falana - Buhari’s Disregard for Court Orders, Legendary

1 month ago /
Nation 

The Islamic Movement in Nigeria has again carpeted President Muhammadu Buhari for failing to release its leader, Sheikh El-Zakzaky.  

We’ll Free Sowore To Appropriate Persons – DSS

2 months ago /
Nation 

The Department of State Services (DSS) says it is prepared to release Mr. Omoyele Sowore

Falana Requests Buhari To Order The Release Of 40 Nigerians From Naval Custody

8 months ago /
Nation 

Activist Lawyer, Femi Falana (SAN) has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to order the release of 40 Nigerians in the detention of the Nigerian Navy.

Jones Abiri Arrested Again

9 months ago /
Security 

Men suspected to be security operatives have whisked away Bayelsa based journalist and publisher, Jones Abiri.

Kaduna Court Orders DSS To Grant El-Zakzaky Access To Medical Care

1 year ago /
Nation 

A Kaduna state high court has again adjourned the hearing in the case of the leader of the Islamic movement of in Nigeria Sheikh Ibrahim El-Zakzaky to 25th March 2019.

Buhari Calls For Calm Ahead Of 2019 Elections

1 year ago /
Nation 

President Muhammadu Buhari is calling for calm among Nigerians ahead of the 2019 general elections.

Travel Ban Will Bring Ridicule On FG - Femi Falana

1 year ago /
Nation 

Femi Falana, a senior lawyer and human rights activist, says the executive order imposing a travel ban on some Nigerians is a violation of the law

Experts Advocate More Government Action On Illicit Financial Flows

1 year ago /
Nation 

The Nigerian government will need to do more in monitoring pricing by transnational so as to curb illicit financial flows from the country.

Falana Demands Withdrawal Of Executive Order

1 year ago /
Election 

A senior Advocate of Nigeria and human rights Lawyer Femi Falana has asked the executive to withdraw the executive order number six.

Court Nullifies Jibrin's Suspension By House Of Representatives

1 year ago /
Election 

The Federal high court in Abuja has set aside the suspension of the former chairman of house of representatives committee on appropriation, Abdulmumin Jibrin by the house of representatives

Buhari Felicitates With Falana

1 year ago /
Entertainment 

President Muhammadu Buhari has  felicitated with lawyer and Human Rights Activist, Femi Falana, SAN, on his 60th birthday.

House Of Reps Begin Amendment Of Nigerian Extradiction Law

1 year ago /
Nation 

Nigeria’s House of Representatives Committee on Justice has begun moves to amend the Nigerian Extradition Law to align it with current developments to guarantee justice to Nigerians everywhere  they are.

Falana, Olorode Blast Buhari’s Anti-Corruption Fight

1 year ago /
Nation 

The anti-corruption efforts of the Buhari-led government have come under hard knocks with a demand that the administration should give a public account of billions of Naira so far recovered.

DSS Lacks Power To Summon IBB’s Spokesperson, Afegbua – Falana

1 year ago /
Nation 

Human Rights Lawyer, Femi Falana, has condemned the alleged invitation of the spokesperson for former military President, Ibrahim Babangida, Mr Kassim Afegbua, by the Department of State Service (DSS). In a statement issued by him on Friday, the Senior Advocate of Nigeria said the security agency lacked the power to issue...

El-Zakzaky’s Detention: FG Should Purge Self Of ‘Aggravated Court Contempt’ – Falana

2 years ago /
Nation 

Human rights lawyer, Femi Falana, has accused the Federal Government of aggravated contempt of Federal High Court over the continuous detention of the leader of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria, Sheik Ibraheem El-Zakzaky. The senior lawyer made the allegation in a statement in which he demanded the immediate release of El-Zakzaky...

Ekiti Governor Calls For Investigation Of Falana

2 years ago /
Nation 

Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, wants the federal government to investigate and prosecute human rights activist, Femi Falana and many other highly placed Nigerians alleged by the attorney general and minister of Justice Abubakar Malami of being compensated with property retrieved from corrupt persons by the Economic And Financial Crimes...

Falana, Ribadu Knock Whistle Blower Policy

2 years ago /
Nation 

Human rights activist, Femi Falana has accused  the Nigerian government of paying lip service to the implementation of the whistle blower policy of its anti-corruption war. Speaking at a summit on harnessing the whistleblowing opportunity in Nigeria, Falana wondered why the policy is not operated in the twenty-two states run by the all progressives...

Falana, NIIA, Others Warn Against Morocco’s Admission Into ECOWAS

2 years ago /
Nation 

Some stakeholders in the country have warned against the proposed admittance of morocco into the economic community of West African state (ECOWAS). On October 5, 2017, a referral was made by the house at plenary to the joint committees of foreign affairs and cooperation and integration in Africa through a motion to...


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