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Court as stops EFCC, Police, DSS, CCT from probing Saraki



Government High Court in Abuja has asked the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), the Inspector-General of Police (IGP) and three others from continuing with their recharged test of Senate President, Bukola Saraki.

The controlling requests additionally influence the Department of State Services (DSS), the Independent Corrupt Practices, and other related offenses Commission (ICPC) and the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT).

Equity Taiwo gave the decision on Tuesday following two ex-parte movements recorded by Saraki with two fundamental rights implementation applications, stamped: FHC/ABJ/CS/507/2019 and FHC/ABJ/CS/508/2019.

The requests, as indicated by the judge, are to subsist pending the meeting and finish of the two essential rights suits by Saraki.

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Prior, Saraki’s legal advisor, Sunday Onubi, contending told the court that the respondents would make hopeless harms the candidate’s rights if not limited before the substantive suits were heard.

Onubi supplicated the court that, “for a request coordinating the respondents, without anyone else’s input, their workers, operators, privies or officers to remain all activities regarding the topic of this suit, pending the consultation and assurance of the beginning movement on notice.”

He said the movement was upheld by 37 passages testimony, ousted to by the candidate (Saraki), with four displays joined, checked ABS 1, to ABS 4

Equity Taiwo in his decision stated: “There is no uncertainty that the Fundamental Rights Enforcement Procedure Rules 2009 is an exceptional continuing with its expressed guidelines and strategy.

“By the arrangement of Order 4(3) of the Fundamental Rights-Civil Procedure Rules, 2009, the court may, whenever fulfilled that hardship might be caused to the candidate before the administration of an application where freedom or life of the candidate is included, hear the application ex parte upon such break reliefs as the equity of the form may request.

“There is no uncertainty that, in making the interval reliefs or requests, the court is guided, even in the activity of its tact judicially and sensibly connected by the law and statues.

“Here comes in the standards and obviously, the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.

“One of the contemplations, which is foremost, is the hardship the candidate may experience, between the administration of the procedures and the becoming aware of the first movement, among others.

“I have experienced the sworn statement in help of the ex parte application especially passages 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 32, 33, 34, and 35.

“I additionally appropriately considered the averments in the oath of criticalness and every one of the shows appended.

“I am of the view, after due thought of the averments above, that this court should make the request being looked for by the candidate pending the conference and assurance of the beginning movement on notice.

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“To generally do and not to control the respondents by asking them not to remain activities will result in the court being looked with a fait accompli.

“I further arrive at my decision that the candidate is qualified for this request in perspective on the common law that once the court is seized of an issue, parties are bound not to do whatever will make useless any request of the court by staying activity.

“This is similar to requesting that parties keep up the present state of affairs. Notwithstanding, the court must make a positive request.

“Along these lines, the application made ex parte following the law, succeeds. The respondents are thus coordinated, either without anyone else’s input, their hirelings, specialists, privies or officers to remain all activities regarding the subject of this suit pending the consultation and assurance of the beginning movement on notice.

“I further request that the respondents will be served fortress with the beginning procedures and they will record, inside five days of being served, their reactions.

“The consultation is fixed for May 23.”

Equity Taiwo made a similar profession in connection to the second movement.


Buhari approves new appointment




President Muhammadu Buhari approved the appointment of Captain Musa Nuhu as the new Director-General of the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA).

Latest Nigeria newspaper report that It will replace Captain Muthar Usman. Until his appointment, Nuhu was the Permanent Representative of Nigeria to the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO).

He is an airline pilot, security expert, leading quality control auditor, and artificial intelligence expert. Nuhu has a master’s degree. Bachelor of Business in Aviation and was in the Presidential Air Fleet as Captain and security officer.

Latest Nigeria newspaper report that He also worked at Nigeria Airways, Aero Contractors and Petrowest, among other organizations.

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Declare state of emergency on education – CLO tells Gov Emmanuel




The Civil Liberties Organization, a chapter of the state of Akwa Ibom, has asked Governor Udom Emmanuel to declare a state of emergency in the state’s education sector.

The president of CLO in the state, Franklyn Isong, said this in his office in Uyo, the state capital while informing journalists as part of activities to commemorate World Teachers’ Day with the theme “Young teachers: the future of the profession.”

He said the need became necessary to stop the serious decomposition of infrastructure and insecurity in state public schools.

Isong criticized the content of the education presentation recently organized by the state government, describing it as “urbanized” and not with the intention of capturing the deep crisis that was shaking the sector in the state.

He said: “It is worrisome and sad that most public schools in some communities in Akwa Ibom state are in ruins, insecure and left to the destiny of the communities without government attention.

“All that is needed is for the Governor to take bold steps by declaring a state of emergency in the education sector to build more classroom blocks in rural and urban schools, provide good infrastructure such as science equipment, libraries, laboratories, as well as review the education curriculum to ensure a better and safe future for children in the state of Akwa Ibom. ”

He thanked the state government for tameing the right to basic education of the Akwa Ibom child in free and compulsory education and urged the state government to do what is necessary.

“The right to basic education of all Nigerian children, as enshrined in the Child Rights Act of 2003 in Article 15 (1), had been tamed under the Akwa Ibom State Child Rights Act, to ensure that every child in the State of Akwa Ibom the right to compulsory, free and qualitative basic education. ”

Isong added that; “In the Fundamental Principles and Directives of State Policy, as set out in Chapter 2, Section 13 of the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria of 1999 (as amended), the government has the responsibility to ensure that the education of Nigerian children be free and qualitative. ”

He also urged the government to address the numerous complaints of delays in the payment of pensions and unpaid tips to relatives of late elementary school teachers with delays in 1991 and to provide an improved social assistance package for teachers in public schools throughout the state.

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We will attack DSTV, MTN, Shoprite, Stanbic IBTC, others if they don’t leave Nigeria – Yoruba youths




After the xenophobic attacks against Nigerians and Nigerian companies in South Africa, the Oodua Youth Coalition, OYC, has granted South African companies and businesses seven ultimata to leave Nigeria.

Latest Nigeria newspaper report that the group president, Oluyi Akintade Tayo, the refusal of the interested parties to give in to the notice of resignation will mean death.

While expressing disappointment at the attitude of South Africans against Nigerians living and working in South Africa, particularly what they described as the continued silence of the South African government on development, the group emphasized that during the apartheid era, which was the time Difficult of In the rainbow country, Nigeria was firm with them.

The statement says: “Oodua Youth Coalition (OYC), the most crucial youth group in Nigeria that projects and protects the Yoruba nation in the country, is sad and angry because South Africans, with the support of the country’s authorities, are coordinating the looting and burning of Nigerian businesses and mutilations and murders of our brothers and fathers on earth.

“It is unfortunate that South Africa, which under the apartheid regime had the support and solidarity of the Nigerians and the government while the white supremacists reigned supreme, is now turning to inflict physical and psychological pain and injury to the people whose parents committed great harm.” part of wages and profits and the community to end the apartheid reign.

“The circulating video in which Mr. Bongani Mkongi, the Vice Minister of Police of South Africa, defended the attacks against Nigerians and other Africans confirmed our previous fear and doubts about the guilt of the South African authorities. It is disconcerting that the country whose former leader, the late Nelson Mandela, recognized Nigeria’s efforts to elevate the South African-led government, is expelling other Africans, mostly Nigerians, energetically and with shame.

“We have tolerated the excesses of these South Africans whose businesses have prospered in Nigeria without any physical and psychological attack. For months, the coalition has written several letters to the South African consulate in Nigeria requesting meetings to chart a way forward and find a lasting solution for these unfortunate and barbaric incidents that have still been ignored or have run into a brick wall.

“OYC, after an emergency meeting, has concluded plans to, as a matter of urgency, attack all South African companies and facilities in Nigeria, especially in the southwest region of the country. DSTV, MTN, SHOPRITE, STANBIC IBTC, and other outlets are our goals.

“Therefore, we give these South African companies a maximum of seven days to leave Nigeria or forget them, since our coalition, with other groups and comrades throughout the country, will attack them and burn them to ashes,” reads the notice.

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