Today's Headline: Release Kuti From Detention-Take It Back Movement Tells Police; Why I Attended El-Rufai’s Event Despite Heavy Rain - Wike
Take It Back Movement Tells Nigerian Police to Release Seun Kuti After He Is Found Guilty in Court. Photo from SaharaReporters.com. Take It Back Movement (TIB), a human rights and pro-democracy organization, has demanded that the Nigerian Police Force release the Afrobeat musician Seun Kuti from detention in accordance with a court judgment.
Today's Headlines:APC US holds solidarity march to counter anti-Tinubu protest, LP kicks , Buhari Sacks Nigerian Airports Authority, FAAN MD
APC US Holds Solidarity March To Counter Anti-Tinubu Protest Photo credit: punch newspaper The United States chapter of the All Progressives Congress says it plans to hold a political rally on Sunday evening to show solidarity for the planned inauguration of the President-elect, Bola Tinubu, on May 29.
“ I Will keep sacking Workers, demolishing structures till the 11 hours in Office” - Says El-Rufai
In news published by Daily Trust Newspaper this afternoon, the Governor of Kaduna state, Nasir El-Rufai has vowed to continue removing incompetent Workers from government and demolishing illegal structures and building until his 11th hour in office. Nasir El-Rufai, the outgoing governor of Kaduna state, who has seven more days in office, disclose this at the launch of a book about his legacies.
Today's Headline: Release Kuti From Detention-TIB Tells Police, Why I Attended El-Rufai’s Event-Wike
Comply With Court Ruling, Release Seun Kuti From Detention – Take-It-Back Movement Tells Nigerian Police. Photo Credit: SaharaReporters Human rights and pro-democracy group, Take It Back Movement (TIB) has urged the Nigerian Police Force to comply with the court ruling by releasing the Afrobeat Musician, Seun Kuti from detention.
Terrorists kill 10, abduct 20 in Kaduna community
Vanguard news reported that terrorists have struck once again, this time in Kaduna state, leaving at least ten people dead and abducting about twenty others in a fresh attack on the Kajinjiri community in the Igabi Local Government Area of the state. The incident occurred on the night of May 16, 2023, when the terrorists, suspected to be bandits, stormed the community and began shooting sporadically.
Governor El-Rufai is Never Known to be a Sycophant, He Speaks Truth to Power – Wike
Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has heaped praise on Malam Nasir El-Rufai, Kaduna State Governor. He described the governor as fearless and courageous. Governor Wike who made the statement during his speech at Book Launch on the Legacy of the Kaduna State Governor referenced how El-Rufai wrote an open letter challenging President Muhammadu Buhari to work hard towards good governance.
Kano Judge makes U-turn, denies nullifying Alex Otti, LP candidates' victories in Abia
On Friday, there was uncertainty over the validity of a rumored ruling purporting to invalidate Dr. Alex Otti' s election as governor- elect of Abia State. The judge, however, denied ever rendering such a verdict immediately after the release of the alleged ruling. According to reports, a Federal High Court in Kano declared on Friday that the Labour Party' s 2023 general election candidates in the states of Abia and Kano were invalid.
Judge denies nullifying Abia guber election
The court, however, said it nullified the election of the candidates for Kano Labour Party(LP) that contested during the 2023 General Election and. The Sun report that, A plaintiff, Mr Ibrahim Haruna-Ibrahim, had filed an application seeking the court to revoke and set aside the certificate of return issued to all LP candidates declared winner in Kano and the 35 states of the Federation including the FCT Abuja.
Kano Judge denies nullifying Alex Otti's victory, other LP candidates in Abia
In a surprising turn of events, the ruling by a federal high court in Kano nullifying the candidature of Alex Otti, governor- elect of Abia, and other candidates of the Labour Party (LP) in Abia and Kano has taken a new twist. The presiding judge, Mohammed Yunusa, who was previously indicted for bribe- taking, has denied nullifying the candidature of the Abia Governor- elect Alex Otti, citing lack of jurisdiction.
I Only Nullified Labour Party Candidates In Kano State, Not Abia Governor-Elect, Alex Otti - Judge
Justice Muhammad Nasir-Yunusa, a Judge of the Federal High Court in Kano, ruled that he did not have jurisdiction to nullify the election of the Abia State Governor-elect, Dr. Alex Otti. The judge stated that the election he nullified was specifically for the Kano State Labour Party (LP) candidates who contested the 2023 General Election.
Kano Judge makes U-turn, denies nullifying Alex Otti's victory
Justice Muhammad Nasir- Yunusa of the Kano Division of the Federal High Court has reportedly denied nullifying the candidature of the Labour Party gubernatorial candidate in Abia State, Alex Otti. It could be recalled that it was earlier reported that the Justice nullified the candidature of the Abia Governor- elect as well as other candidates of the Labour Party in Kano and Abia State.
Kano Judge Claims He Does Not Have Jurisdiction To Disqualify Alex Otti, Abia State Governor-Elect
Justice Muhammad Nasir-Yunusa of the Federal High Court Kano has claimed that the candidates who ran in the Abia general election in 2023 were not parties before his court, and thus he could not have delivered a judgment removing them in an attempt to clear his name and avoid the national outrage and condemnations that followed a contentious judgment delivered by him.
Court invalidates the candidacy of Alex Otti, LP candidate in Abia, Kano
According to Vanguard, Kano federal court invalidates Alex Otti's candidacy and all Labor candidates in Abia and Kano states A recent ruling by Judge MN Yunus of the Federal Court of Justice in Kano declared the candidacy of the governor-elect of Abia, Dr. Alex Otti, and all Labor Party (LP) candidates in Abia and Kano states.
El-Rufai vows to sack workers, demolishes houses till last minute in office
Until the very last minute of his government, Kaduna State Governor Nasir El- Rufai claims he would keep firing employees and start demolishing homes and unsound buildings in the State. El- Rufai made this statement during a book launch on Saturday in the State, where Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State complimented his bravery for speaking truth to power.
Judge denies nullifying Abia Gov election
A Federal High Court denied nullifying the candidature of the Abia Governor-elect, Dr Alex Otti. The court, however, said it nullified the election of the candidates for Kano Labour Party(LP) that contested during the 2023 General Election and. The plaintiff, Mr. Ibrahim Haruna-Ibrahim, filed a court case, according to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), asking the court to annul and set aside the certificate of return given to all LP candidates proclaimed winners in Kano and the 35 states of the Federation, including the FCT Abuja.
“I Never stole public funds from Kaduna coffers”, Says El-Rufai
According to news published by Daily Trust Newspaper this day, Nasir Ek-Rufai, the outgoing Governor of Kaduna State has said that he did not steal a single Kobo from the public funds during his two terms in office. Governor Nasir Ek-Rufai said this on the weekend during his final media broadcast as governor of Kaduna state.
El-Rufai Marks 9 Makarfi’s Companies For Demolition, Revokes C Of O
Governor Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna State has revoked the Right of Occupancy of nine companies belonging to a former Governor, Senator Ahmed Muhammed Makarfi. The affected properties have also been slated for demolition. According to Daily Trust, the impacted companies' officials had received notification of the revocation and withdrawal of their right to occupy.
Court orders NDA to reinstate cadets unlawfully dismissed
A Federal High Court in Kaduna has issued an order to the Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA) to reinstate nine cadets from the 67 Regular Course who were unlawfully expelled by the academy authorities following their presidential commissioning on October 5, 2019. Furthermore, the court has mandated the academy compensate the nine cadets for the accumulated entitlements owed to them during the period under review.
El-Rufai orders the demolition of nine Makarfi companies and revokes the C of O
Nine businesses owned by former Governor Senator Ahmed Muhammed Makarfi have had their Right of Occupancy revoked by Kaduna State Governor Nasir El-Rufai. Additionally, the affected properties will be demolished. Daily Trust is aware that the officials of the companies in question were informed of the revocation and withdrawal of the right of occupancy.
Court Orders NDA To Reinstate Dismissed Cadets ‘Unlawfully’
A Federal High Court sitting in Kaduna has ordered the Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA) to reinstate nine cadets of 67 Regular Course ‘unlawfully’ dismissed by the academy authorities after their Presidential commissioning on 5th October, 2019. The courtroom docket additionally ordered the NDA to pay their amassed entitlement for the years beneathneath assessment.