Falana Asks Ambode To Commute Deathrow Inmates’ Sentences To Life Imprisonment

Human rights lawyer,  Mr. Femi Falana (SAN), has asked Governor Ambode of Lagos State to commute the death penalty passed on death row inmates in the state to life imprisonment instead of executing them. His request came on the heels of the widely reported news that prison inmates on death row, including … Continue reading

Human Rights Lawyer Bamidele Aturu Dies At 49

Nigeria’s fearless human rights lawyer, Bamidele Aturu died today at the age of 49, following a brief illness.According to his bosom friend, Olarenwaju Suraju, the prominent lawyer died in Lagos.Aturu was popular for his criticism of government’s policies, especially where such policies do not meet the expectations of the people. … Continue reading

Human Rights Lawyer, Kunle Fadipe, Murdered In Lagos

Fadipe was killed at his Ifako-Ijaiye, Ogba residence by assailants who laid siege on his compound late on Thursday night. The assailant was however apprehended by local security operatives. When his residence was visited at Adeleke Odunuga Street, Harmony Estate, Karaole, Ifako-Ijaiye Friday, his wife Kemi, children and family members … Continue reading