Treasury looters in Nigeria don’t deserve bail – Falana, human rights lawyer

Treasury looters don’t deserve bail, says Falana. A Lagos-based lawyer, Mr. Femi Falana (SAN), says politically-exposed persons facing corruption charges do not deserve bail. “Since victims of grand corruption including armed robbery and kidnap suspects are not usually admitted to bail, those who are charged with looting the treasury should no longer be granted bail,”… Read More Treasury looters in Nigeria don’t deserve bail – Falana, human rights lawyer

We want to leave Nigeria – IPOB: Is it possible?

The facts: We want to leave Nigeria, we are tired of this forced marriage – Pro-Biafra protesters cry out. Thousands of protesters took to the streets in southeast Nigeria on Wednesday to demand the release of an activist who operated an illegal radio station calling for a separate state of Biafra. The demonstration in Aba… Read More We want to leave Nigeria – IPOB: Is it possible?

Nigeria’s first female governor: The legal implications

The Taraba State Governorship Election Tribunal delivered an epochal judgment on Saturday, November 7, 2015 as reported by the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN). Photo above: Sen. Mrs. Aisha Alhassan (minister-designate) | The first female governor in Nigeria | a.k.a. Madam Taraba. The facts: The Tribunal, sitting in Abuja, declared the candidate of the APC… Read More Nigeria’s first female governor: The legal implications

Saraki’s lawyers’ walkout: The legal implications

The facts: Following the decision of the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) to commence full-blown hearing on the 13-count criminal charge against the Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki, despite the pendency of the appeal before the Supreme Court of Nigeria, all his lawyers, 3 Senior Advocates of Nigeria (SANs) and 24 other lawyers on Thursday… Read More Saraki’s lawyers’ walkout: The legal implications