The Kaduna State Government has requested that the Police explore a previous Chairman of the Governing Council of the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC), Dr. Chidi Odinkalu for purportedly impelling people in general against the state. The state, through its Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice, Umma Hakima, had on April 4 appealed to the Inspector General of Police, requesting an examination concerning a few charges brought against Odinkalu by the Kaduna State Government.
As of now, the state has covertly acquired a request from a judge court in Kaduna. The procedure prompting the giving of the application was not served on Odinkalu. The request, which approached the Police to examine Odinkalu for purportedly instigating the general population against the state government, was connected to the appeal sent to the IGP.
Following up on the appeal, the Police a week ago welcomed Odinkalu for addressing in Abuja. The request verged on explanations purportedly made by Odinkalu amid a meeting with a TV slot right off the bat in the year in which he addressed cases made by Kaduna State senator Nasir el Rufai that 66 people were slaughtered in the Kajuru emergency in the state.
It was found out that the state government had connected, through an exparte application, to a Magistrate Court directed by Hon Ibrahim Musa, for a request requesting that the Police examine the charges brought against the human rights extremist. In particular, the original charge contained in the ex-parte application dated March 28 is that in a TV meet on February 16, Odinkalu stated, “I hold returning to this Kajuru story since we should never enable that story to escape. 66 Nigerians murdered; that is 66 too much.
“On the off chance that anyone guarantees that 66 individuals were murdered in Kajuru this week, including the Governor of Kaduna State, let us proceed to confirm. I’m not willing to enable that story to leave. It isn’t valid.” As per the application by the state government, strengthened in its appeal to the IGP, by owning this expression, Odinkalu submitted the accompanying offenses:
“Outfitting false data culpable under s. One hundred four of the Penal Code, Laws of Kaduna State 2017; damaging lie, punishable under s. 373 of the Penal Code, Laws of Kaduna State 2017; open irritation, liable under s. One hundred fifty of the Penal Code, Laws of Kaduna State 2017; and actuating unsettling influence, punishable under s. 77 of the Penal Code, Laws of Kaduna State 2017.
Affirming the welcome by the Police, Odinkalu said that he touched base at the Federal Criminal Investigation Department (FCID), Abuja around 3.30pm last Monday. He said he was approached to compose an announcement depends on the claim and that he prevented all from securing them. “I was approached to create an impression on the stationery of the Police under alert. I did. My announcement certified my name, occupation, and character. I likewise attested the words expressed above as mine yet denied plainly that I had any goal to or was to be sure prepared to do or had submitted any of the offenses asserted.
“Specifically, I said that in the conditions of the actualities, the director of the Governor of Kaduna State seemed to have been intended to block the Nigeria Police Force from carrying out its legitimate responsibilities of researching or checking his charges.” He said he was not educated regarding the body of evidence against him at the Magistrate Court until the Police welcomed him for addressing even though the Magistrate, from the archive he appeared, requested since March 22. Odinkalu was allowed to abandon self-recognizance and could be welcomed on the issue once more. He praised the Police for the open door managed him to express his very own side of the story.
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.
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.
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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