Thursday, September 20, 2018

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    Mobil must reinstate 860 sacked staff, says Falana

Mobil must reinstate 860 sacked staff, says Falana

Femi Falana, a human right lawyer, has asked Chris Ngige, minister of labour, to mandate Mobil Producing Nigeria Unlimited to obey the supreme court ruling on the 860 security staff sacked by the company.In a letter dated September 19, 2018 to the minister, the senior advocate of Nigeria (SAN) accused Exxon Mobil of flouting the ruling of the supreme court [...]

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    APC cannot demand Saraki’s resignation, says Falana

APC cannot demand Saraki’s resignation, says Falana

Femi Falana, human rights lawyer, has asked the All Progressives Congress (APC) to cease the alleged plan to remove Bukola Saraki as senate president.Following Saraki's defection to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), the ruling party had asked him to step down as senate president.Adams Oshiomhole, national chairman of the APC, on Wednesday said Saraki must return the crown to the house [...]

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    Falana: Ogbeh shouldn’t mislead us by referring to ranches as colonies

Falana: Ogbeh shouldn’t mislead us by referring to ranches as colonies

Femi Falana, human rights lawyer, has asked the federal government not to confuse the people by renaming cattle ranches as colonies.Killings by herdsmen in various parts of the country led the government to propose the establishment of cattle colonies.Audu Ogbeh, minister of agriculture, who said the establishment of the colonies will take effect this week,  made a strong case for the project.“When [...]

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    Fuel scarcity: Baru, Kachikwu deceived and misled Nigerians, says Falana

Fuel scarcity: Baru, Kachikwu deceived and misled Nigerians, says Falana

Femi Falana, human rights lawyer, says Maikanti Baru, group managing director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), and Ibe Kachikwu, minister of state for petroleum, deceived Nigerians by saying there was enough fuel to supply consumers.In a statement on Monday, Falana said despite the assurance given by the duo, the scarcity of the product has persisted, causing some people [...]

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    Falana: A tantrum misfired

Falana: A tantrum misfired

BY IDOWU SAMUEL Not too long ago, the peace and security of Nigeria ruptured, while the country suddenly found itself by a cliffhanger. The possible collapse of the country looked visible, as it struggled for succour under the silhouette of Boko Haram terrorism. This happened because of the immediate past government, by acts of commission or omission made Boko Haram invincible. The [...]

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    SERAP takes FG to ECOWAS court over herdsmen

SERAP takes FG to ECOWAS court over herdsmen

The socio-economic rights and accountability project (SERAP) has sued the Nigerian government at the ECOWAS community court of justice in Abuja for failing to curb the activities of herdsmen.In the suit, filed by Femi Falana, SERAP's solicitor, the organisation said the government failed to uphold the rights of its citizens by wantonly ignoring herdsmen's gross abuse of human lives.“The continuing [...]

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