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    Politics Buhari secretly pursuing third term agenda – Falana – Legit.ng

    Human rights lawyer, Femi Falana, has accused Buhari of planning third term agenda – President Buhari had publicly told Nigerians that he would not stay beyond 2023 in office – But Falana insisted that the president’s action recently is a pointer to his third term agenda plan Despite Read...
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    Metro We shall meet in court, Falana tells DSS over refusal to release Sowore - The Cable

    Femi Falana, a senior advocate of Nigeria (SAN), says legal measures will be taken against the Department of State Services (DSS) over its refusal to release Omoyele Sowore, convener of the #RevolutionNow Movement. A federal high court in Abuja had on Wednesday oordered the release of Sowore...
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    Metro BREAKING: Court Orders Immediate Release Of Sowore - Premium Times

    The Federal High Court in Abuja has ordered the immediate release of the detained publisher of Sahara Reporters, Omoyele Sowore. The court made the order after saying on Tuesday that there was no extant order allowing Mr Sowore’s further detention before the court. The court said Mr Sowore...
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    Metro First photos of Femi Falana, Deji Adeyanju, others from the arraignment of Omoyele Sowore by DSS - LIB

    Omoyele Sowore is scheduled to be arriagned to this morning at the Federal H/Court in Abuja by the Department of State Security (DSS). Sowore's lawyer, Femi Falana and his team were spotted in court waiting for the arrival of the judge. While Deji Adeyanju and other activists are within the...
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    Politics Insecurity: ‘Buhari Should be Barred from Foreign Trips’ – Falana – Olisa.tv

    Femi Falana, human rights lawyer, has called for President Muhammadu Buhari and other public office holders to be barred from foreign trips until the insecurity in the country is resolved. Falana made the call with President Buhari on a 10-day ‘private visit’ to the UK. While presenting a paper...
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    Metro Why I would have been surprised if Atiku had won – Femi Falana – YabaLeftOnline

    Senior Advocate of Nigeria and Human Rights lawyer, Mr. Femi Falana has revealed he would have been surprised if Atiku had won the 2019 presidential election. Femi Falana revealed this on Hard Copy, a Channels Television programme which airs on Fridays. He said; I would have been surprised if …...
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    Politics Falana seeks visa ban on el-Rufai, says governor will be prosecuted – TheCable

    Femi Falana, human rights lawyer, says Nasir el-Rufai, governor of Kaduna state, has confirmed that the general election will be a do or die affair. Responding to to el-Rufai’s “body bag” threat, Falana said the prosecution of the governor will commence as soon as his tenure is over. He …...
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    Metro Femi Falana puts number of Nigerians killed in South Africa at 121 – TODAY.NG

    A few days after another Nigerian was killed in South Africa, human rights lawyer, Femi Falana … Read more via TODAY.NG – https://ift.tt/2LCHrTa Get More Nigeria Metro News
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    Politics Appeal Court reserves verdict on NASS’s bid To Re-order 2019 Election Sequence – Vanguard Nigeria Newspaper

    The Abuja Division of the Court of Appeal, on Thursday, reserved judgment on the appeal seeking to re-order the proposed sequence for the.... Read more via Vanguard Nigeria Newspaper – https://ift.tt/2uKdSnv Get More Nigeria Political News
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    Metro Absence Of Judge Stalls El-Zakzaky’s Trial – Leadership Newspaper

    The absence of Justice Gideon Kurada of a Kaduna High Court on Thursday stalled the arraignment of the leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria..... Read more via Leadership Newspaper – https://ift.tt/2KbXjuu Get More Nigeria Metro News
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    Metro Soyinka, Falana, Tinubu: Full List Of Guests Invited As Buhari Honours MKO – Channels News

    The Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha on Friday released a statement with the list of guests invited for the ceremony of the conferment of national honours on Chief Moshood Abiola; late prominent lawyer, Gani Fawehinmi and politician, Babagana Kingibe. S Read more...
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    Buhari invites Soyinka, Falana to conferment of national honour on MKO Abiola – Daily Post...

    President Muhammadu Buhari has invited Nobel Laureate Wole Soyinka and a Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN) Femi Falana, to the conferment of posthumous Grand Commander of the Order of the Niger (GCON) on the late Chief MKO Abiola. Both men were key players in the June 12 … Read more via...
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    June 12: Buhari has ended Obasanjo’s May 29 hypocrisy – Falana reacts new Democracy day - Dailypost

    Femi Falana, a senior advocate of Nigeria (SAN), says President Muhammadu Buhari has by declaring June 12 as Nigeria’s Democracy Day put an end to the “hypocrisy” of ex-President Olusegun Obasanjo. In a statement issued on Wednesday, Falana said declaring June 12 as Democracy Day “validated...
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    Falana, Ajibade’ve impacted Nigerians –Tinubu – The Sun News

    national Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Bola Tinubu, has lauded Messers Femi Falana and Kunle Ajibade’s contributions to the rebirth of democracy in Nigeria, after many years of military rule. Tinubu lauded the duo yesterday, in a statement to mark the country’s Democracy Day...
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    AGF, Anti-Corruption Agencies Rivalry Hinders Corruption War – Falan – Leadership Newspaper

    Human rights lawyer and Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Femi Falana has identified rivalry between the office of the Attorney General of the Federation (AGF) and anti-graft agencies as one of the hindrances to the current war against corruption in Nigeria. Falana, who stated this at the “2nd …...
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    Falana, Ogunye differ on Melaye’s arraignment on stretcher – Premium Times Nigeria

    Lawyers have reacted to the trial of Kogi State Senator, Dino Melaye. Mr Melaye was arraigned for the second time on Thursday at a Magistrate’s Court in Lokoja, the Kogi State capital. He is accused, among other offences, of aiding the illegal use of firearms … Read more via Premium Times...
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    Falana: Mace Not Required for Parliamentary Proceedings in Nigeria – Thisdaylive

    Human rights lawyer and Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), Mr. Femi Falana, has stated that Nigerian constitution does not expressly or impliedly provides that a Mace shall be provided before the Senate or House of Representatives or any other legislative house can sit and conduct legislative …...
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    REVEALED: Mace or no Mace, Senate, House of Reps can hold plenary – Falana – Vanguard News

    A human rights lawyer, Mr. Femi Falana, has in a statement on Sunday said that the National Assembly which comprises the Senate and House of Representatives have right to sit for plenary with or without the symbol of authority, The Mace. According to him by … Read more via Vanguard News –...
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    Metro DSS shuns Falana’s letter on abducted Lagos port worker - Punch Ng

    Three weeks after operatives of the Department of State Services allegedly abducted a port worker, Moruf Ajao, at his home in the Aguda, Surulere area of Lagos State, his lawyers and family members have yet to see him. According to punch newspaper a letter to the Director General of the DSS...
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    Politics NNPC Rejects Falana’s FoI Request To Open Transaction Records To Scrutiny – Sahara Reporters

    The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has turned down a request for operation and transaction information made by Lagos lawyer, Mr. Falana (SAN), under the Freedom of Information Act (FoIA). The corporation said it rejected Mr. Falana’s request because the … Read more via Sahara...