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August 3, 2018 11:25 AM Defection: Doyin Okupe faults Falana on consitutional interpretation, says lawyer ‘double speaking’

Doyin Okupe, a former aide to the immediate past president, Goodluck Jonathan, on Friday berated activist lawyer, Femi Falana for saying the gale of defections that hit the All Progressives Congress, APC, was unconstitutional. Recall that lawmakers in the National Assembly had about a week ago defected from the ruling APC. He described Falana’s stance 24

June 22, 2018 8:13 AM El-Zakzaky: Absence of judge stalls trial

The absence of Justice Gideon Kurada of a Kaduna High Court on Thursday staled the arraignment of the leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria, Ibrahim el-Zakzaky; and his wife, Zeenat, over alleged culpable homicide. The Kaduna State Government had brought eight charges against the IMN leader and his wife. They are being charged for alleged conspiracy 24

June 12, 2018 5:49 PM PHOTONEWS: Osun Govt Commemorates June 12, Holds Public Lecture

The State Government of Osun on Tuesday held a public lecture to mark the 25th Anniversary of the June 12, 1993 Presidential Election in Nigeria. The election presumed to have been won by a business mogul, Bashorun Moshood Kashimawo Olawale Abiola (MKO) was annuled by the then Military Dictator, General Ibrahim Babangida. The anniversary comes on a day President 31

June 9, 2018 7:27 AM Buhari invites Soyinka, Tinubu, pro-June 12 activists to Abiola's investitureThe Sun News

President Muhammadu Buhari has invited Nobel Laureate, Wole Soyinka and other major stakeholders in the struggle for the revalidation of the annulled June 12, 1993 presidential election to the post-humous investiture of the presumed winner of the election, Chief Moshood Abiola, as the Grand Commander of the Federal Republic (GCFR). The ceremony is slated 143 1

June 7, 2018 11:49 AM Falz Management Replies MURIC On ‘This Is Nigeria’ Video

The management team of rapper Folarin Falana aka Falz have finally reacted to the demand by the Muslims Rights Concern (MURIC) group for the singer to take down his ”This if Nigeria” music video within 7-days or face legal action. Recall that the Muslim group in a statement released on Tuesday May 5th said Falz should apologise to Muslims for using 19

June 6, 2018 7:23 AM Falana condemns parade of suspects before media

Human rights activist and lawyer, Femi Falana SAN, has condemned the practice of parading suspects in alleged criminal cases before the media. Speaking at a civil society roundtable programme on Administration of Criminal Justice Act and abolition of stay of proceedings in criminal trials, he maintained that it was illegal to subject suspects to media 23

June 4, 2018 12:22 PM Falz speaks on marriage, having ‘baby mama’

Popular singer cum actor, Folarin Falana, popularly known as Falz has said he does not know when he would get married, just as he said he wasn’t sure of having a child outside marriage. Falz speaking on Channels Tv said he has no plans to get married soon, but was quick to say he would like to settle down.. When asked if he would join the trend of having 23

May 28, 2018 9:25 PM Don’t shun Buhari, APC – Tinubu tells Falana, Ajibade

Former Governor of Lagos State, Bola Tinubu has appealed to Femi Falana and Kunle Ajibade to join hands with the All Progressives Congress, APC, and President Muhammadu Buhari, to make Nigeria a better place. He said this in a joint birthday message to the duo on Monday, describing them as icons in their chosen fields. He wrote: “Falana, born May 20, 1958, and Kunle 25

May 15, 2018 6:26 PM Omo-Agege: Falana urges Senate to withdraw appeal

Human right lawyer, Femi Falana (SAN), has urged the Senate to withdraw the appeal it filed against the judgment of a Federal High Court, which declared the suspension of Senator Ovie Omo-Agege as illegal. Falana said this in a statement issued in Lagos on Tuesday titled: “Senate’s commendable obedience of rule of law”. The statement read in part: “notwithstanding 30

April 24, 2018 6:47 AM Falana calls on National Assembly to probe Buhari

Foremost human right lawyer, Femi Falana, has called on the National Assembly to probe the unauthorised withdrawal made by President Muhammadu Buhari from the Excess Crude Account (ECA). Reacting to the controversey surrounding the withdrawal of $496million to pay for Tucano aircrafts in the United States, Falana said the days of anticipatory approvals 36