Tag Archives: Femi Falana

Falana blasts Baru, Says Buhari should not have encouraged him to disregard Kachikwu

Femi Falana, human rights lawyer, says the decision of Maikanti Baru, group managing director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), to bypass Ibe Kachikwu, minister of state for petroleum resources, in award of contracts and appointments cannot be justified ...

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MAGU’s REJECTION: DSS report is the height of official ridicule of the office of the president

Human rights lawyer, Femi Falana, has accused the Senate of ridiculing the office of President Muhammadu Buhari by rejecting the confirmation of Ibrahim Magu as chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). Falana advised Buhari to restrain the ...

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Nigerians should not be left guessing the President’s health status – Falana

A rights activist and Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), Femi Falana, has advised the Presidency to tell Nigerians more about President Muhammadu Buhari’s health status. Speaking on Channels TV’s Sunday Politics, Falana said Nigerians need to know the state of the ...

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Release detained judges on bail – Falana

By Femi FalanaThe State Security Service (SSS) now the Department of State Services,   raided  the official quarters of judges at Abuja, Gombe, Kano and Port Harcourt last Friday night. During the raid, the homes of the judges were searched ...

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Falana writes Dogara, asks house to suspend Jibrin’s probe

Human rights lawyer, Femi Falana, has written a letter to Yakubu Dogara, speaker of the house of representatives, asking him to stop the ongoing probe against Abdulmumin Jibrin, former chairman appropriations.Jibrin is expected to appear before the ethics and priviledges ...

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DSS lacks moral right and legal powers to investigate reps over budget padding – Falana

Mr. Femi Falana (SAN), has called for investigation and prosecution of federal lawmakers involved in the padding of the 2016 budget, but said the Department of State Service does not have the moral and legal rights to carry out the ...

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Falana: A governor offered me £1 million pounds to launder money

Human rights lawyer, Femi Falana, has disclosed how he was offered one million pounds (N405 million) to launder money for a former governor.Mr. Falana explained that the governor decided to choose the lawyer because, according to him; “nobody will suspect ...

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Governors can be arrested, the era of absolute immunity gone

A senior advocate of Nigeria (SAN), Femi Falana, says any president or governor who commits criminal act could as well face the law while in office, stating that the supreme court has ruled out absolute immunity, therefore governors involved in ...

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Femi Falana: My Goodwill Message To The EFCC

When the EFCC took off in 2004, it was able to prevent the corrupt criminal suspects from frustrating their prosecution. Unfortunately, the EFCC was taken over by powerful criminal suspects in connivance with a former Attorney-General of the Federation and ...

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Hearing on El-ZakZaky’s case against DSS slated for June 14

Hearing of Sheikh Ibraheem Zakzaky’s human rights violation suit against the Department of State Services, the attorney general of the Federation and the Nigerian Police,  has been fixed for 14 June.  Justice Gabriel Kolawole of the Federal High Court in ...

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