Tag archive for ‘Femi Falana’
By Bar and Bench On Saturday, December 16th, 2017

That protest judgment of the Court of Appeal on judges, by Femi Falana

I am unable to persuade myself to share the views of some learned colleagues who have argued that the judgment delivered on Tuesday, December 12, 2017 by the Lagos Judicial Division of the Court of Appeal in the More...

By Bar and Bench On Friday, October 20th, 2017

In fond memory of Olu Onagoruwa, lawyer for political detainees, by Femi Falana (SAN)

Following the overthrow of the civilian administration in Nigeria in January 1966, the Constitution was suspended while Martial Law became the grund norm. Human rights of citizens were put in abeyance. In a bid More...

By Bar and Bench On Tuesday, January 24th, 2017

Illegality of the offence of criminal libel, by Femi Falana, SAN

Last December, the Nigerian Army demanded a retraction of the what it described as the “unwarranted and serial provocative, unauthorised, libelous and defamatory publications against the person of Lt. Gen. T.Y. More...