Tag archive for ‘Falana’
By Bar and Bench On Friday, January 5th, 2018

Falana advises FG to reject IPMAN’s pressure on fuel price hike

Lagos lawyer and member of the inner bar, Mr Femi Falana (SAN), on Thursday advised the Federal Government to reject pressure by the Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria (IPMAN)  to increase More...

By Bar and Bench On Thursday, December 28th, 2017

Falana blasts FG over fuel scarcity

Says claim that it has enough fuel for Nigerians is a lie Lagos lawyer, Mr Femi Falana, (SAN) on Wednesday lampooned the Federal Government for allegedly deceiving Nigerians that there is enough fuel to cater More...

By Bar and Bench On Tuesday, October 17th, 2017

Falz does not have to take after his father, Femi Falana, by Elor Nkereuwem

Dear Tope Fasua, I am compelled to write this response to your essay published by PREMIUM TIMES on October 13, 2017. Whilst I concede that “Of Paupers, Princes and the Terrible Danger of Overshadowing One’s More...

By Bar and Bench On Monday, October 9th, 2017

$25bn Contract Scam: Why Buhari must step down as oil minister—Falana

Human rights lawyer, Mr. Femi Falana (SAN), on Sunday, called on President Muhammadu Buhari to refer the $25bn contract scam allegations levelled against the Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum More...

By Bar and Bench On Saturday, September 2nd, 2017

Still on judicial recognition of power of Chief Judges to release prisoners, by Femi Falana (SAN)

A couple of days ago, Mr. S.T. Hon SAN questioned the constitutional validity of the administrative power of Chief Judges to order the release of under trial prisoners languishing in dehumanising conditions in More...

By Bar and Bench On Wednesday, August 9th, 2017

Falana tackles FG over Lagos waterways

Lagos lawyer, Mr Femi Falana (SAN) has challenged the Federal Government over its decision to mine resources in the intra-inland waterways in Lagos. Falana who said the Federal Government was estopped anchored More...

By Bar and Bench On Thursday, May 25th, 2017

Falana blasts Garba Sheu over comments on Zakzaky’s detention, demands his immediate relese

Human Rights lawyer and member of the inner bar, Mr Femi Falana (SAN) has described the comment by Garba Shehu on the detention of Ibrahim El-Zakzaky as unfortunate and a clear demonstration of official impunity. Shehu More...

By Bar and Bench On Monday, March 27th, 2017

Ile-Ife Clash: Falana blasts Nigeria Police for parading arrested Yoruba suspects

Says police are quick to parade poor suspects , not rich thieves Counsels suspects to sue FG Fiery Lagos lawyer and human rights activist, Mr Femi Falana (SAN) has blasted the Nigeria Police over incessant parade More...

By Bar and Bench On Thursday, March 16th, 2017

Magu: Options open to President Buhari, by Femi Falana(SAN)

The rejection of the nomination of Mr. Ibrahim Magu as the Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Wednesday afternoon by the Senate on the basis of a security report compiled by the State More...

By Bar and Bench On Monday, January 2nd, 2017

The death of Nigeria’s civil society, by Godwin Onyeacholem

There was time when Nigerian civil society flourished with inspiring agility and genuine enthusiasm for the public good. That was the period when civil society groups seized the national turf with commanding decisiveness, More...