Today's Headlines: Court Lifts Abure Suspension Order, Other LP Officers; Magistrate Amends Order To Include Drug Test On Kuti
Court Lifts Suspension Order On Abure Justice Hamza Muazu of the Federal High Court in Abuja has granted an order staying the execution of a judgment that suspended Julius Abure (as the chairman of the Labour Party) and other national officers of the LP. They are the National Organizing Secretary Clement Ojukwu and National Treasurer Oluchi Opara.
Today's Headlines Police Ask Court To Detain Kuti For 21 Days, Baci Gets 1year Free Flight Tickets
Police Ask Court To Detain Kuti For 21 Days The Nigeria Police Force, Lagos State command has asked the court for a remand order to detain Afrobeat musician, Seun Kuti, for 21 days after it earlier secretly arraigned him at the Yaba Magistrate Court without notifying his lawyers.
Today's Headlines: Tinubu, Shettima Get GCFR, GCON Titles, Officer Impersonator Arrested In Kano
Tinubu, Shettima Get GCFR, GCON Titles The President-elect, Bola Tinubu, and Vice President-elect, Kashim Shettima would be honoured with the Grand Commander of the Order of the Federal Republic and Grand Commander of Order of the Niger respectively. The investiture is ongoing at the State House Conference Center in Abuja.
Today's Headlines:Seun Kuti: Court extends detention by 4 days; Tackle me with facts, EFCC boss to Matawalle
Court extends detention by 4 days Photo Credit: Vanguard Newspapers A Sabo-Yaba Chief Magistrates’ Court, in Lagos, yesterday, granted an application for an extension of remand of embattled afrobeat singer, Seun Kuti, for additional four days. The Chief Magistrate, Mrs Adeola Olatubosun, extended Kuti’s remand until May 22.
Today's Headlines: Buhari appoints Madein Accountant-General; Court denies sacking Alex Otti
Buhari appoints Madein Accountant-General Photo Credit: PM News Barely ten days to his exit from office, President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of Dr Oluwatoyin Madein as the new Accountant-General of the Federation. The selection of Madein followed the successful conduct of a selection process to fill the existing vacancy, the Head of the Civil Service of the Federation (HOCSF), Dr Folasade Yemi-Esan, said in a statement announcing the appointment on Friday.
Today's Headlines: Yoruba Monarchs Set Agenda For Tinubu, UK Bars Nigerian Students, Others from bringing spouses, children
Yoruba Monarchs Set Agenda For Tinubu Photo Credit: Vanguard Newspapers Traditional rulers in Nigeria under the aegis, Yoruba Obas Forum has stressed the need for the incoming administration to grant constitutional role for monarchs in line with the 1969 constitution. This as the group which consists of monarchs in the South-West and North-Central disclosed that nothing should stop the May 29 inauguration of the President and Vice President elects.
Today's Headlines: Buhari Reacts To Death Of FCMB Founder, FG Unveils Kwara Oxygen Committee
Buhari Reacts To Death Of FCMB Founder Photo Credit: Daily Post President Muhammadu Buhari shares in the grief of loss with the business community, particularly the banking and investment sector, over the passing of an illustrious citizen, Chief Michael Olasubomi “Subomi” Balogun. In a terse statement by Femi Adesina, Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Buhari commiserated with family members, friends, and associates of the revered businessman, whose legacy of kindness and charity stretched
Today's Headlines: Four Days To Exit, Buhari Makes New Appointments, Wike Dissolves Cabinet
Four Days To Exit, Buhari Makes New Appointments Photo credit: premium times Four days before he hands over to Nigeria’s new leader, President Muhammadu Buhari has announced new appointments. On Thursday, President Buhari approved the appointment of Garzali Abubakar as the Executive Secretary of the National Agricultural Development Fund, a presidential spokesperson said.
Alex Otti: 'The Kano Court Does Not Have The Jurisdiction When Election Has Been Concluded' - Ubani
A Federal High Court sitting in Kano presided over by Justice MN Yunusa nullified the candidature of the Abia State governor-elect, Dr. Alex Otti, and all the candidates of the Labour Party in Kano and Abia states. The Justice ruled that the emergence of Dr. Alex Otti and the candidates were not in compliance with the electoral act.
Kano Court Imprisons Man Who Stabbed Mother To Death During Misunderstanding
According to DAILY TRUST,a man simply identified as Ibrahim Musa, who is 22 years of age and accused of causing the death of his mother, Hajara Mohammed, who was 50 years of age by fatally stabbing her to death has been jailed for the time being following the directive given by a magistrates court sitting in Kano state on Tuesday,16th May 2023. Following the information obtained by news reporters,it was recalled that the above-mentioned culprit proceeded with such a dastard act during a disagreement with his
Alleged Murder: Court Restrains Magistrate From Taking Action Against Doguwa
A Federal High Court in Kano has restrained further action against the embattled majority leader of the House of Representatives, Alhassan Ado Doguwa. The court, presided over by Justice Mohammad Yunusa on Monday held that it has jurisdiction to hear and grant the N500 million bail on exparte application.
Ganduje’s Daughter Files Fresh Suit Against Ex-Husband
Asiya Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, the daughter of Kano State Governor, Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, has filed a fresh case against her ex-husband, Inuwa Bala, before a Kano magistrates’ court. Bala was arraigned before the presiding magistrate of Court 69, Ishaq Abdu Aboki, sitting at Muhammad Abubakar Rimi Market over six offences contained in a First Information Report (FIR).
Seun Kuti Remains in custody for 4 More Days as he awaits trial
A Yaba-based Magistrates' Court in Lagos State issued a directive on Tuesday to detain Seun Kuti, a prominent Afrobeat artist, in police custody for 48 hours. The police brought Kuti before the court on charges of attacking Inspector Mohammed Aminu in Lagos last Saturday, as depicted in a widely circulated video.
Federal High Court declares culpable homicide charges against House of Reps Leader, Doguwa unconstitutional
A Federal High Court in Kano has declared culpable homicide charges against the House of Representatives Majority Leader, Alhassan Ado Doguwa, unconstitutional. The court also granted Doguwa bail of N500 million on Monday. Justice Mohammad Yunusa, who delivered the judgment, said the Chief Magistrate Court lacked the jurisdiction to preside over any charge bordering on criminal conspiracy.
Ganduje’s Daughter Drags Ex-Husband Before Court
KANO — Asiya Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, the governor of Kano State's daughter, has once more brought a new lawsuit against her ex-husband Inuwa Uba before a Kano Magistrate Court. Uba was charged with six offenses in a First Information Report (FIR) on Friday and appeared in court to be arraigned.
Todays Headlines: Court Adjourns Kanu’s Suit Against DSS; Court Declares Murder Charges Against Doguwa Unconstitutional
Court Adjourns Kanu’s Suit Against DSS A Federal High Court, Abuja, on Monday, fixed a suit filed by Nnamdi Kanu, Leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), against the Department of State Services (DSS) for the adoption of processes.
Today's Headlines: Court Extends Seun Kuti's Detention By 4 days, FG Concessions Abuja, Kanu Airports
Court extends Seun Kuti's detention by 4 days A Sabo-Yaba Chief Magistrates’ Court, in Lagos, yesterday, granted an application for an extension of remand of embattled afrobeat singer, Seun Kuti, for additional four days. Photo Credit: Vanguard Newspapers The Chief Magistrate, Mrs Adeola Olatubosun, extended Kuti’s remand until May 22.
Today's Headlines:Why I Don’t Have High BP At 81–Adeboye;Court Nullifies Otti’s Candidature
Why I Don’t Have High Blood Pressure At 81– Adeboye Photo Credit:Daily Post Nigeria The General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, Pastor Enoch Adeboye has said he has never had issues with his blood pressure even as he clocked 81. This, Adeboye said, was because he had decided to cast all his burdens on God and rest in Him while overseeing churches in different nations of the world.
Today's Headlines: Police Comb Seun Kuti Home For Exhibits, Buhari Mismanaged Herders’ Crises—Jideofor Adibe
Police Comb Seun Kuti Home For Exhibits A Lagos State Magistrates’ Court sitting in Yaba, Lagos on Tuesday, ordered the remand of Afrobeat musician, Seun Kuti, for 48 hours in police custody. The police dragged Kuti to court for assaulting one Inspector Mohammed Aminu, in Lagos last Saturday as captured in a viral video.
JUST IN: Court Grants Bail To Musician, Seun Kuti
Seun Kuti, an Afrobeat musician, was released on bail from the Chief Magistrate Court in Yaba, Lagos. Furthermore, the court has mandated that the Nigerian police wrap up their investigation into Kuti's alleged assault on a police officer within 48 hours. After 'their investigations' have been concluded, Kuti will be released on bail and allowed to return home.