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Extradition Suit: Group Raises Alarm Over Trend Of Kashamu’s Cases Appearing Before ‘Specific Judges’

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Buruji KashamuA group, Justice Watch Group of Nigeria, on Thursday petitioned the Chief Judge of the Federal High Court, Lagos, questioning the morality of the case instituted by a Peoples Democratic Party Senator-elect for Ogun East, Buruji Kashamu, over his possible extradition to the United States of America.

Mr. Kashamu is reportedly wanted in the U.S following his indictment in 1998 by a grand jury over alleged drug offences. The senator-elect has repeatedly denied any wrongdoing insisting that he is a victim of mistaken identity.

In an apparent bid to forestall any moves to forcefully extradite him to the U.S to stand trial, Mr. Kashamu, who is also a known PDP financier, sued the Inspector-General of Police and 11 others including the Nigerian Drug Laws Enforcement Agency, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission and the Department of State Security.

The case is currently before Justice O.E Abang of the Federal High Court Lagos.

The petition signed by the group’s chairman, Modele Arise, said as much as the body was committed to the attainment of fairness and justice in Nigeria, it worried that virtually all cases relating to Mr. Kashamu tend to end up before “specific judges”.
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​“We have been watching very keenly the trend in the Federal High Court whereby cases filed by o​r filed against Buruji Kashamu or anything bothering on his interest, most especially on Ogun State political issues, end up before specific judges of the Federal High Court, Lagos”, it said.

The group pointed out that before now, all of Mr. Kashamu’s cases were handled by Justice C.B Archibong, who, it alleged, delivered judgments in favour of Mr. Kashamu until he was dismissed by the National Judicial Commission following complaints.

“The Honourable Judge (now dismissed) was churning out judgments at such alarming rate in favour of Buruji Kashamu and the appointed Ogun State PDP executive committee that some judgments were not more than two paragraphs long”, the group said. “The eventual dismissal of the judge from the service was related to the complaints against the judge on these judgments to the National Judicial Commission among several others”.

It noted that since the dismissal of Archibong, virtually all cases relating to Mr. Kashamu were now before Justice Abang, who, the group alleged, dispensed judgments in likewise manner as the disgraced former judge.

“Sir, you may crosscheck and see the number of Ogun State PDP exco cases already determined by Honourable Justice O.E Abang in favour of the Buruji Kashamu faction”, the group said in its petition, which was copied to the NJC.

“We are crying out now because we are informed that the case filed by Buruji Kashamu against his extradition to the United States has found its way to Honourable Justice O.E Abang. We are greatly disturbed by the fact that the outcome of this new case will not be different from the outcome of previous cases filed by Buruji Kashamu.

“There is no doubt in our minds that Buruji Kashamu will stop at nothing to ensure that he obtains a favourable judgment before the end of the current political dispensation. Sir, it is for this reason we hope that you will prevail in this situation by doing the needful and ensuring the promotion of justice”.

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Femi Otedola Reacts To Lekki Tollgate Shooting

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Femi Otedola Finally Reacts To Lekki Tollgate Shooting
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Nigerian businessman, Femi Otedola has finally reacted to the shooting that took place at Lekki Tollgate, Lagos on Tuesday.

Information Nigeria recalls men dressed in military wears opened fire on unarmed #EndSARS protesters, who convened at the area.

Otedola took to his Instagram page on Sunday to commiserate with the families of those who lost their lives in the unfortunate incident.

Sharing a photo of the Nigerian flag, he wrote;

“The horrors that have been unfolding in our country have left me filled with sadness. I deeply commiserate with those who have lost their loved ones and as a father, I share the sentiment of my three daughters who protested in Lagos and London. As a young boy of 16, I participated in the ‘Ali Must Go Protest’ of 1978, so I understand the determination of our youths who rightly want our country to be better. We must all do our part to make Nigeria great! I will continue to do my own quota in providing for those who are most in need of support in our country in these tough times .…F.Ote💲”

Read Also: Femi Otedola Spotted Dancing With His Children (Video)

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“Oke Wasn’t Killed By Stray Bullet, He Was Stabbed By Thugs” – Brother Claims

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“Oke Wasn’t Killed By Stray Bullet, He Was Stabbed By Thugs” - Brother Claims
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Information Nigeria recalls a graphics designer identified as Oke, was killed hours after tweeting “Nigeria will not kill me” on Wednesday.

It was reported that the young man had passed away after he was hit by a stray bullet.

The deceased’s younger brother, Daniel has come out to clear the air regarding the circumstances leading to his death.

Daniel revealed his brother was stabbed on the neck by thugs who infiltrated and ransacked their home.

In his words;

Good day, My name is Obi-Enadhuze Daniel younger brother of the now deceased Okechukwu Obi-Enadhuze @O_Okee . I, my brother and mother lived at makinde police barracks, mafoluku, Oshodi, Lagos State.

Today at about 11 o’clock in the morning the police station at makinde was attacked by thugs who wanted to destroy the station, I my mom and brother were holed up in our house.

 The attack went on for hours before the thugs eventually breached the police and proceeded to set the station on fire, after accomplishing this they set their sights to the barracks and began the assault, they proceeded to destroy every car in the barracks, my mom’s 2 cars where destroyed and set on fire and then they infiltrated our house by breaking the door they then proceeded to ransack the house and carted away with everything we own. 

 my brother on trying to get them to take everything but spare us was pushed to my mom’s room and stabbed on the neck, the attacker then proceeded to attack me but missed my neck but got my chin instead, after this my mom and I carried my brothers body to the entrance of the station soliciting for help from the thugs still ravaging the barracks, we were finally able to put him in a wheelbarrow and took him to a hospital where he was rejected because “he was already dead” unfazed we moved him to another hospital where he met the same treatment this was where he bled his last drops of blood and died, his body has now been moved to a morgue

we have lost every single thing we own, as our house was completely ransacked and set on fire the only thing left is my brothers phone and at about 8 o’clock this evening the barracks was still on fire but Okechukwu has paid with the ultimate price

I and my mother are homeless with nothing now but we’re safe for now, we thank everyone that has been able to reach out to us, and were able to share consoling words with us in these trying times, God bless you

While we were holed up in the house the three of us said these words together and we say it again ” THREE OF US ARE HERE, THREE OF US ARE TOGETHER, THREE OF US ARE SAFE”

Let it be known that my brother @O_Okee  was NOT killed by a police bullet but died a hero protecting my mother and I.

If you see this please retweet, let the world know how Okechukwu died. He was NOT killed by a police bullet but thugs in his home!”

Read Also: RIP Oke: Barely 3hours After Tweeting “Nigeria Will Not End Me” #EndSARS Protester Dies From Gunshot

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Youths Burn Down Sanwo-Olu’s Mother’s House In Lagos (VIDEO)

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Youths Burn Down Gov Sanwo-Olu’s Mother’s House In Lagos (VIDEO)Lagos youths have set the family house of Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu on fire.

This was after the Governor said that no nobody was killed during the shooting by soldiers at Lekki Toll Gate on Tuesday night.

Sanwo-Olu had debunked claims that the soldiers opened fire and killed some peaceful protesters.

Recall that men of the Nigerian Army reportedly opened fire on protesters following the declaration of 24 hours curfew by the Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwolu.

Bullets fired by security operatives hit some persons and at least two persons have been confirmed killed by the police and many injured

Voices in viral footage blamed the shootings on soldiers.

However, the angry youth attacked several important places such as Nigeria Port Authority, TVC News, and the family house of the Governor where his mother resides.

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