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Onnoghen: Charge is ‘prosecutorial misadventure’, Falana

Renowned human rights activist Femi Falana, SAN, has called on the Attorney-General of the Federation to withdraw the case against the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen in view of the ruling by the Appeal that a judicial officer who has not been investigated by the National Judicial Council and sanctioned for misconduct cannot be arraigned in any criminal …

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We Did Not Hand over Alamiyeseigha’s Property to Falana – EFCC

Our attention has been drawn to a malicious and misleading report trending on the social media platforms that Ola Olukoyede, Chief of Staff, CoS, to Ibrahim Magu, the Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC was a staff “seconded” to the Commission from the Chambers of Femi Falana, SAN.

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Falana: Illegality of criminal libel in Nigeria

The journalistic slogan is ‘Publish and be damned’, but how many practicing journalists have the courage to take up the challenge of the slogan? Where therefore one finds practicing members of the profession like the Editor of the Defendant and his team mates who have the courage to publish and comment on such grave issues of public concern and interest …

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Falana asks FG to investigate alleged killing of IPOB members & Shiites

Human right lawyer Femi Falana, SAN, has called on the government of President Muhammadu Buhari to “set up a panel of inquiry to investigate the killing of the MASSOB/IPOB members as well as the scores of the Shiites who have been killed by the army and the police, in view of the admission of the Nigerian Army that it killed …

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Falana writes Buhari, tells him to investigate cases of extra-judicial killings

Mr. Femi Falana, a Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN) has written a letter to President Muhammadu Buhari urging him to investigate cases of human rights abuses in the country. He specifically made allusion to extra-judicial execution of criminal suspects by the police and the unlawful killing of unarmed civilians including women and children by the armed forces.

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