Tag Archives: Femi Falana

Revoke Assent To CAMA, Send It Back To NASS Or Face Legal Action, SERAP Tells Buhari

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has sent an open letter to President Muhammadu Buhari requesting him to “urgently rescind your assent to the Companies and Allied Matters Act, 2020, [CAMA 2020], and to send the legislation back to the National Assembly to address its fundamental flaws, including by deleting the repressive provisions of the Act, particularly sections 839, 842, ...

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BREAKING: Falana Threatens Legal Action Against The Nation Over Magu

Lagos lawyer, Mr. Femi Falana, SAN, has threatened to institute legal action against The Nation newspaper in respect of an article titled, “More Trouble For Magu As New Facts On Re-looting Of Recovered Funds Emerge” which was published on the online version of the newspaper (https://thenationonline.net/breaking-more-trouble-for-Magu-as-new-facts-on-re-looting-of-recovered-funds-emerge/) in the early hours of today, Sunday the 12th day of July, 2020. In ...

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Confusion As AGF Insists Amotekun Is Illegal

The Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, on Thursday, insisted that the Southwest security outfit, Operation Amotekun, is illegal and unknown to the Nigerian Constitution. The minister said in a statement issued by his Special Assistant on Media, Dr Umar Gwandu, that no amount of sentiments would make the Federal Government abandon the path of ...

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Sowore: SERAP Petitions African Commission Over Harassment Of Sureties, Falana

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has sent an open letter to Mrs Soyata Maiga, Chairperson of the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights and the commission’s members requesting them: “to urgently intervene and put pressure on the Nigerian authorities and their agents to immediately end the intimidation and harassment of detained journalist and activist Omoyele Sowore and Olawale Bakare, ...

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Revolution Now: Soyinka, Presidency, Others Draw Swords As Security Agents Take Over National Stadium

…northern group dissociated self from protest After a series of meetings in Abuja and Lagos, the organisers of the #RevolutionNow protests said they would go ahead with the protests today despite the arrest of the convener of the #RevolutionNow, Omoyele Sowore. The ‘RevolutionNow’ organisers said this just as a pro-Buhari group, #IStandWithBuhari, said it would also embark on a nationwide ...

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Falana Faults FG’s Plan To Build Cattle Colony In States

Lagos lawyer and Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Mr Femi Falana, has faulted reports that the federal government has concluded arrangements to build RUGA or cattle colony in each state of the federation. He noted that the federal government, as usual, had not denied what he calls “the embarrassing story.” In a statement today, Falana said, “It is pertinent to point ...

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