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$9.5m Cash Arms Deal: Court Fixes Nov. 28 For Case Between BUK Lecturers And Oritsejafor

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Ayo OritsejaforA Federal High Court sitting in Kano State has fixed November 28 for further mention in the case between lecturers of Bayero University, Kano and President of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), Pastor Ayo Oritsejafor.

The lecturers had on October 8, 2014, dragged President Goodluck Jonathan, the National Assembly, CAN President and four others before the court over the use of a private aircraft confirmed to belong to Pastor Oritsejafor to smuggle $9.5m to South Africa to allegedly purchase military hardware to be used in the war against insurgency.

During the court sitting yesterday, the plaintiffs, Dr. Sa’idu Ahmad Dukawa, Dr. Salisu Shehu, Isa Ibrahim Garba, Kamilu Hassan Kwatawa, Umar Jibrin Gwandu and Professor Ishaq Akintola of Lagos State University, through their counsel, Barrister Audu Bukarti Bulama, filed a motion with six others supported with 14 paragraphs seeking the court to grant their motion to issue the defendants a summons to appear before the court.

One of the motions also urged the court to grant their prayer to appoint DHL Express to serve as bailiff for issuance of the originating process to the defendants.

The presiding judge, Justice Fatu Riman granted the applications and adjourned the matter to November 28 for further mention.

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  1. SADIQ

    November 15, 2014 at 8:37 am

    Bokoharam lecturers,these are the people sabotaging and sponsoring insurgency in this country.

  2. nelson ekoh

    November 15, 2014 at 9:44 am

    The legal doctrine of Locus Standi is very clear on the authority to sue in an action which I find lacking in these busy bodies.

  3. SABBATICAL

    November 15, 2014 at 10:46 pm

    Yez we need 2 tel jona he iz nt d ogah @ d top

  4. johnPaul Omeihe

    November 16, 2014 at 5:17 am

    When Buhari lost the last election he boosted that he will make nigeria ungovernable for the president.
    This is what we are seing now.
    The Boko Haram lecturers are involved in this case

  5. mr maro

    November 17, 2014 at 5:35 pm

    are these lectureras not afraid draging a profet of GOD to court, what are they looking for, what do day want from pastor AYO hoo i sorry for them because they are draging the allmighty GOD to court an u no what that means. DEATH

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Several Injured As Thugs Attack #EndSARS Protesters, Governor Oyetola In Osun

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Several Injured As Thugs Attack #EndSARS Protesters, Governor Oyetola In Osun
Several Injured As Thugs Attack #EndSARS Protesters, Governor Oyetola In Osun

#EndSARS protesters in Osun

The Governor of Osun State, Gboyega Oyetola on Saturday, escaped an attack by thugs which happened while he was addressing #EndSARS protesters in Osogbo, the state capital.

Some of the vehicles in the Governor’s convoy were also destroyed by the thugs but the Governor himself was evacuated to safety by his security team.

Also Read: #EndSARS: Hold Enugu State Govt Responsible If Anything Happens To Us – Phyno, Kcee, Zoro

As the convoy was leaving the protest venue, some of the youths continued to stone his vehicles.

While the protest was disrupted, Governor Oyetola assured the injured victims that the government would be responsible for their medical bills.

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#EndSARS: Sanwo-Olu Constitutes Panel Of Enquiry

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#EndSARS: Sanwo-Olu Forms Panel Of Enquiry

Babajide Sanwo-Olu

In a bid to quell the #EndSARS protest which is spreading like a raging inferno across the country, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, the Governor of Lagos State has set up a panel of inquiry and restitution for victims of SARS.

This was announced in a statewide broadcast on Thursday.

The panel will be a 7-man panel which will ensure that all those with verifiable cases of SARS brutality or fatality receive compensation.

Also Read: BREAKING: EndSARS: Gov Sanwo-Olu reveals identities of policemen who harassed protesters

The Panel will be chaired by retired Justice Doris Okuwobi, while members are Ebun Adegboruwa, SAN (representing the Civil Society), Taiwo Lakanu (a retired Deputy Inspector General of Police), Patience Udoh (representing the Civil Society); Segun Awosanya aka Segalink (Human Rights Activist).

Others are Olutoyin Odusanya (Director, Citizens Mediation Center), a rep/member of the youth-led protest, and a representative of the Human Rights Commission.

There will be a help desk for the complaints and petitions to the panel.

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Governor Seyi Makinde Loses 81-Yr-Old Mother

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Governor Seyi Makinde Loses 81-Yr-Old Mother
Seyi Makinde

Oyo State Governor, Seyi Makinde

Abigail Makinde, the mother of the governor of Oyo State, Seyi Makinde, is dead.

The Chief Press Secretary to Mr Makinde, Taiwo Adisa, however, told newsmen that the family will soon make an official statement on the death of the deceased.

He said: “Yes. The family will make an official statement.

“The family will soon make an official statement. In the next few minutes, the family will make an official statement, in few minutes.”

It was gathered that Mr Makinde lost his father, Olatunbosun Makinde, a few years ago.

It was learnt that Mrs Makinde died in the early hours of Thursday.

She died at the age of 81.

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