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Falana Asks FG to Release ₦6 Billion to States for

Human rights lawyer, Mr Femi Falana (SAN), has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to approve the allocation of six billion naira to all States Government in the country for ranching development purposes, just as he did for his home State, Katsina. He noted that his demand is in consonance with Section 17 (1) of the […]

Falana Calls For Renewal Of #EndSARS Protesters’ Passports

Human rights Lawyer and a Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), Mr Femi Falana, has called for the renewal of the passports of the #EndSARS Protesters. Mr Falana made this call in a statement he personally signed on Sunday, January 17, 2021, identifying the affected protesters as Bolatito Rachael Oduala, Mary Oshifowora and Mosopeoluwa Odeseye. The statement […]

Magu’s Probe: Falana Says It’s A Question Mark On EFCC

Human Rights Lawyer and Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Mr Femi Falana, says the probe on the embattled acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Mr Ibrahim Magu, is a question mark on the Anti-Graft Agency. Mr Falana, who disclosed this on Wednesday, July 8, 2020, during an interview on Channels Television, said: […]

Wadume: Falana Seeks Arrest, Trial Of 10 Soldiers

Femi Falana (SAN) has asked the Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami (SAN) to order the immediate arrest and prosecution of 10 soldiers who allegedly killed three policemen and two civilians in Taraba State last year. He accused Malami of taking over the case from the police prosecutor, amending the charge […]

(WATCH) Femi Falana Reacts To National Lockdown, Other Issues

There must be a review on lockdown guidelines to allow for the provision of more essential services and cushioning the effects of lockdown occasioned by the spread of Coronavirus pandemic. Human Rights Lawyer, Mr Femi Falana, SAN, expressed this view while contributing to BCOS daily Breakfast Television programme, ‘AM120’, on Monday, April 13, 2020. He […]

COVID-19: “Issue Of National Health Insurance Should Be Reviewed” -Falana

A renowned legal luminary, Mr Femi Falana (SAN) has called for a review of the National Health Act by emphasizing the improvement of Hospitals and the National Health Insurance at Local, State and Federal levels. Mr Falana made the call while speaking on Monday, April 13, 2020, during a live interview on BCOS Breakfast Television […]

Falana Wants Supreme Court To Stay Off Local Election Petition

Human Rights Lawyer, Mr Femi Falana, has expressed concern over what he calls ‘tribunalisation of the nation’s democracy’ saying it endangers the very essence of democracy in itself. The renowned legal luminary said nowhere else around the world is the mandate of the people being determined at the Courts than at the polls. Mr Falana […]