• Fred Agbaje died in Lagos, not London, chamber reveals

    Fred Agbaje died in Lagos, not London, chamber reveals

    The Fred Agbaje’s Chambers on Sunday released a statement to officially announce the death of its principal partner, Mr. Fred Agbaje.

    The brief statement jointly signed by Prince Kennedy Osunwa and Adeniyi Pokanu stated that Agbaje died at about 8am on Saturday, November 26, 2016 at the Lagos University Teaching Hospital, Idi-Araba, Lagos, as opposed to earlier media reports that the legal icon died in a London hospital.

    The chamber described its late boss as “a resolute defender of the oppressed, a […]

  • Buhari mourns human right lawyer, Fred Agbaje, says Nigeria has lost a principled man

    Buhari mourns human right lawyer, Fred Agbaje, says Nigeria has lost a principled man

    President Muhammadu Buhari has commiserated with the family, friends and professional colleagues of erudite human rights lawyer, Fred Agbaje, who died on Saturday.

    The President, according to a statement issued by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, received the news of the sad development with shock.

    He described the constitutional lawyer as “an ardent advocate against corruption and canvasser for internal democracy in political parties, who also believed strongly in the sanctity of the ballot box.”

    Buhari commended the fearlessness […]

  • Activist and Rights lawyer Fred Agbaje is dead

    Activist and Rights lawyer Fred Agbaje is dead

    A human rights lawyer and civil rights activist, Fred Agabje has died in London after battling with an undisclosed ailment for several months.

    Sources within the legal profession said the late Agbaje had not been seen in public for some months before his eventual death.

    Agbaje was shortlisted several times for the SAN rank but never bagged the prestigious rank.

    Meanwhile, no official statement has been issued yet in respect of the deceased lawyer.

    However, reacting to the death of the rights activist, Barrister […]