Tag: Gani Fawehinmi

Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqJune 12, 2018

The Late 5: Buhari tenders apology to Abiola over election annulment, Court convicts former Plateau Governor, Dariye and other stories

These are the stories that drove the conversation today: President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday tendered a national apology on behalf ...

Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqJune 7, 2018

The Big 5: Buhari declares June 12 as Democracy day, Former CJN describes Abiola’s honour as illegal and other stories

These are the stories that you should be monitoring today: President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday declared June 12 as Nigeria’s ...

ItunuoluwaJuly 25, 2017

[The Alausa Blog]: Lagos to remodel statues of Gani Fawehinmi and M.K.O Abiola

The Lagos State Government, through the Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture, commenced the remodeling of Late Chief Gani Fawehinmi ...

Op-ed EditorDecember 20, 2016

Ayo Sogunro: In Nigeria, we’re still wrong about rights

by Ayo Sogunro Quite often, I have found myself compelled to defend the fundamentals of human rights to supposedly educated ...

Isime EseneJuly 24, 2016

Femi Falana: On official corruption and immunity

In order to ensure the smooth running of the government the Constitution has conferred immunity on the heads of the ...

Isime EseneJanuary 16, 2015

‘Enough of failures, it’s time to rescue Nigeria’ – Cardinal Okogie

by James Sambo A former Catholic Archbishop of Lagos, Anthony Cardinal Okogie, has described the present government as being mediocre, and as ...

February 27, 2014

#InCaseYouMissedIt: Gani Fawehinmi’s family reject Centenary award

by Zara Mustapha The late patriarch of the Fawehinmi family and human rights crusader, Gani Fawehinmi (SAN) was among those ...

September 10, 2013

Gbenga Olorunpomi: Kayode Opeifa – The thin line between activism and anarchism

by Gbenga Olorunpomi Opeifa hasn’t been found guilty of any crime and for the activists to treat him like they ...

September 9, 2013

How embarrassing: Activists shame Lagos commissioner during event to honour Gani Fawehinmi (WATCH)

by Tutu Akinlabi Kayode Opeifa, the Lagos State Commissioner for Public Transportation has received unpleasant treatment at the hands of ...

September 6, 2013

For the Record: ‘When, truly, is a nation?’ – Text of speech delivered by Gov. Kayode Fayemi at the Gani Fawehinmi Memorial lecture

by Kayode Fayemi Rather than revel in celebrations or a jamboree, this presents the chance for a very sober reflection ...

September 5, 2013

Opinion: Gani Fawehinmi – Five years on!

by Jiti Ogunye The  point, however, is that we should stop wishing that Gani were still around to help us ...

August 8, 2013

Opinion: Domestic appendage – Wole Soyinka should recede from frontline politics

by Corlenius Segun-Ojo Culturally, it is indisputable that our society does not condone assault of any kind on womanhood. When ...

August 4, 2013

Femi Falana: How a defective judicial system freed Al-Mustapha

by Femi Falana SAN But suffice it to say that under the criminal justice system, only the poor are successfully ...

July 8, 2013

Okechukwu Ofili: Stop writing names of noisemakers

by Okechukwu Ofili We have to break the myth that a well-behaved child with good grades is the ideal leader! ...

February 6, 2013

Opinion: Our attitude towards Nigeria

by Sabella Abidde Why bother to faithfully serve this country when at the sunset of your life, she is likely ...

January 16, 2013

Opinion: I am an activist… so what?

by Damola Adegun To be honest, some of the most satisfying moments of my life have been when I have ...

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