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April 19, 2018 9:19 AM Omo-Agege: You lack power to suspend, remove a member – Falana blasts Nigerian Senate

Femi Falana, human rights lawyer, has stated that it is unconstitutional for any legislative chamber to suspend or sack a member. He made this comment on a Channels Television news programme on Wednesday in reaction to the suspension of Ovie Omo-Agege from the Senate. Falana said only a competent court of law can suspend or remove a member of the legislature 15

April 11, 2018 4:45 PM Why ECOWAS must reject Morocco – Falana

Ace lawyer and rights activist, Femi Falana, SAN, has called the member states of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) to reject request by Morocco to join the body. Falana said this today in a paper entitled “Deploying the ECOWAS legal architecture for addressing impunity in West African sub region”, he presented at the multi-stakeholders 32

April 2, 2018 6:25 AM Falana speaks on Ibrahim Mantu’s election rigging confession

Human rights activist and Lagos-based lawyer, Femi Falana (SAN) has reacted to the statement made by former Senate President, Senator Ibrahim Mantu that he rigged elections in the past. Falana speaking to Punch said the President Muhammadu Buhari’s government would not take any action against Mantu “because the country is being run on the basis of official 23

March 1, 2018 1:15 PM Falana supports Obasanjo’s third force coalition, gives reasons

Femi Falana, Human right activist and constitutional lawyer, has thrown his weight behind the third force movement of former President Olusegun Obasanjo known as Coalition for Nigeria (CN). The constitutional lawyer said the third force by Obasanjo should be a party of the working class that would protect the interest of Nigerians. Speaking at the 40th anniversary 29

February 1, 2018 12:55 PM Soyinka, Oby Ezekwesili, Tunde Bakare to launch new political movement in February

Professor Wole Soyinka, Professor Pat Utomi, Chief Emeka Anyaoku, Barrister Olisa Agbakoba, Dr Obiageli Ezekwesili, Pastor Tunde Bakare, Mr Fela Durotoye are some of the notable names expected to be present, when the Nigeria Intervention Movement (NIM) launches its third force initiative. This was revealed in a statement signed by NIM’s Deputy Director-General 25

December 17, 2017 6:20 AM Nigerian singer, Falz speaks on wedding plans

Sensational singer and actor, Femi Falana, AKA Falz ,who has been romantically linked with his female colleague, Simi has revealed he might be settling down soon. The Singer told Saturday beats that due to pressure from all angles on him to get married as soon as possible, he may publicly propose to his secret lover at his concert. He said “My lover 35

November 11, 2017 6:57 AM ‘Trump’ in Ekiti eats boli with people, stealing all the money – Falana carpets Fayose

Human rights lawyer, Femi Falana (SAN) has accused Ekiti governor, Ayo Fayose, of corruptly enriching himself. Falana spoke at the ongoing Lagos Book and Arts Festival (LABAF) holding in Freedom Park, Lagos. “We have a Trump in Ekiti. Somebody is going out there to eat boli with the people. Somebody who says [he believes] in stomach infrastructure, stealing 32

October 31, 2017 12:25 AM Federal Govt to pay civil war victims N50bn

The Federal Government, on Monday, agreed to pay a total of N88bn for the complete destruction of the remnants of landmines and bombs used during the Nigerian Civil War. The money is also for other purposes, including compensation of the victims, and the reconstruction of public buildings in some parts of the states affected by the war. Of the N88bn, the sum of N50bn is for the compensation 29

October 30, 2017 4:20 PM 47 years after Biafra civil war, Nigerian govt agrees to pay victims N88 billion

About 47 years after the Nigeria civil war ended on ‘No victor, no vanquish’ terms, the federal government on Monday agreed to pay victims of the war N88 billion compensation for their losses. A breakdown of the compensation adopted by the ECOWAS Community Court of Justice as consent judgment for government and the victims showed that N50 billion will go direct 23

October 30, 2017 3:45 PM Falz Drops New Album ‘27’

Musician, Folarin Falana popularly known as Falz has dropped his latest album ‘27’ to mark his 27th birthday. The singer, born October 27, 1990, took to social media to make the big announcement of his 3rd album since he officially started his music career in 2011. While he started music from a tender age, he rose to lime-light when he emerged with a comic-side 68