Tag: Senior Advocate of Nigeria

Femi Falana appeals to judges to conduct a monthly inspection of all police stations and detention centres

Human Rights Activist and Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Femi Falana has appealed to judges and chief magistrates to conduct a monthly inspection of all police stations and detention centres across the country. Falana who disclosed this in a letter which was dated November 12, 2020, said visiting Judges and Chief[Read More…]

Femi Falana calls for an investigation into killings of 21 persons by security forces during COVID-19 Lockdown

Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Femi Falana, has called for an investigation into alleged killing of 21 persons by security forces during the COVID-19 lockdown. In his letter dated April 16 and titled, Re: COVID-19 Killings By Security Forces, and addressed to the secretary, National Human Rights Commission (NHRC), Tony Ojukwu,[Read More…]

Mike Ozekhome wants legal experts to interrogate Supreme Court judgement declaring Uzodinma winner

Mike Ozekhome, a senior advocate of Nigeria (SAN), says there is a need to interrogate the supreme court judgement declaring Hope Uzodinma winner of the 2019 Imo governorship election.  The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) had declared Emeka Ihedioha winner of the election but Uzodinma, who came fourth, challenged the[Read More…]

Just In: Federal High Court Unfreezes Mike Ozekhome’s Account

The Federal High Court in Lagos on Monday lifted the order barring a Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Chief Mike Ozekhome, from accessing his Guaranty Trust Bank account into which he received N75m legal fee from the Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose. The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission had on February[Read More…]

School Certificate Scandal: “Yes, I Gave Ademola N500,000” – Buhari’s Lawyer Agrees

Kola Awodein, senior advocate of Nigeria (SAN), on Wednesday, admitted to giving Adeniyi Ademola, a judge facing corruption trial, N500,000, but he said it was a gift for the wedding of the judge’s daughter. While being cross-examined in the trial of the judge on Tuesday, Babatunde Adepoju, an agent of[Read More…]

Femi Falana’s Statement Blames The NBA And Stated Clearly That Judges Are Corrupt

Femi Falana, a senior advocate of Nigeria, has asked members of the legal profession to blame themselves for the harassment of judges by the security agencies. While asking that the judges arrested on Saturday should be granted bail and charged to court immediately, he said the Nigeria Bar Association (NBA)[Read More…]

Falana Says Any President Or Governor Who Commits Criminal Act Could Be Arrested

A Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), Mr Femi Falana said any president or governor who committed criminal act could be arrested while in office and taken for trials. Falana said this while speaking on: “Limit of executive immunity” in Benin to mark the 60th birthday of the Secretary to the[Read More…]

Festus Keyamo Fails To Get SAN Rank As 21 Lawyers Are Conferred With Title

Lagos lawyer Festus Keyamo again failed in his attempt to get the rank of the Senior Advocate of Nigeria as the Legal Practitioners’ Privileges Committee conferred the rank on 21 lawyers on Friday The Legal Practitioners’ Privileges Committee (LPPC) on Friday in Abuja, approved the conferment of the rank of[Read More…]

PDP And APC Members Institute Fresh Suit Against Jonathan

by Oluwatosin Fatoyinbo The Federal High court has again been asked t declare President Jonathan as being ineligible to contest the 2015 elections. The fresh suit was filed by two members of the People’sDemocratic Party (PDP) and the All Progressives Party (APC) In the suit, which was entered before the[Read More…]

21?year?old Redeemer’s University Student Explains How He Killed His Dad

The 21?year?old Redeemer’s University undergraduate, Tolani Ajayi, who killed his father, a Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Charles Ajayi, last Thursday, has said it was his late father that provoked him. Tolani who killed his father at their Canaanland Street home within the Redemption Camp along Lagos-Ibadan Expressway, Ogun State was facing a[Read More…]