Buhari’s govt lacks political will to fight corruption- Falana

Buhari’s govt lacks political will to fight corruption- Falana

Samuel Awoyinfa, Abeokuta Human Rights Lawyer, Mr. Femi Falana, has said the President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration lacked the political will needed to fight corruption. He said this on Friday on the topic:”Restructuring, Pros and Cons: The place of the Nigerian youth” at the 78th International Students Day organised by the Ogun ...
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$21.7bn missing from NNPC since 1999, says Falana

$21.7bn missing from NNPC since 1999, says Falana

A human rights lawyer Femi Falana (SAN), on Wednesday accused the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation  of failing to remit over $21.7bn and N376bn since 1999. The human rights activist said instead of piling up external loans, the Federal Government shoul...
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$20.2bn missing from NNPC since 1999 – Falana

$20.2bn missing from NNPC since 1999 – Falana

Human rights lawyer Femi Falana SAN has accused the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) of failing to remit over $20.2bn since the return of democracy in 1999 to date, saying that, “Instead of piling up external loans the federal government should...
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Falana urges NASS to pass whistle-blowing protection bill

Falana urges NASS to pass whistle-blowing protection bill

A Human Right Activist, Femi Falana, has called on the National Assembly to hasten the passage of the Whistle-blowing Protection Bill to facilitate the fight against corruption in the country. Falana made the call on Tuesday in Abuja at the National Stakehol...
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Falana to sue FG after road accident

Falana to sue FG after road accident

Eniola Akinkuotu, Abuja Human rights lawyer, Mr. Femi Falana (SAN), says he will on Wednesday sue the Federal Government following injuries he sustained after falling into a manhole. Falana said this while delivering his speech at the National Stakeholders Sum...
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Zakzaky may lose sight in right eye, says Falana

Zakzaky may lose sight in right eye, says Falana

Nigeria’s government was on Thursday urged to order the release of a pro-Iranian Shiite Muslim group leader, who has been in custody for nearly two years since clashes with soldiers. Ibrahim Zakzaky, who heads the Islamic Movement of Nigeria, and his wif...
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Falana calls for Elzakzaky’s release

Falana calls for Elzakzaky’s release

 FEMI Falana, a Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), on Wednesday made a fresh case for the release of Sheik Ibraheem Elzakzaky and wife Hajia Zainab Elzakzaky on health grounds. Falana in a letter to President [...] The post Falana calls for Elzakzaky’s r...
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Mainagate: Punish culpable officials now, Falana tells Buhari

Mainagate: Punish culpable officials now, Falana tells Buhari

Ade Adesomoju, Abuja Human rights lawyer, Mr. Femi Falana (SAN), on Sunday urged President Muhammadu Buhari to act fast in imposing appropriate sanctions on government officials who allegedly conspired to bring back a former Chairman of the defunct Presiden...
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Panel asks Falana, Boko Haram suspects to present cases

Panel asks Falana, Boko Haram suspects to present cases

PANEL set up by Vice-President, Yemi Osinbajo, SAN, to review compliance of the Armed Forces with Human Rights Obligations and Rules of Engagement, yesterday, called on Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Femi Falana and other counsels representing Boko Haram suspects...
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FG panel on human right abuses call on Falana, Boko Haram suspects to present case

FG panel on human right abuses call on Falana, Boko Haram suspects to present case

AN Investigation Panel set up by Vice-President, Yemi Osinbajo, SAN to review compliance of the Armed Forces with Human Rights Obligations and Rules of Engagement, on Tuesday, called on Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Femi Falana [...] The post FG panel on human r...
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