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Kano Govt Opens Lawyers Office Who Led Shekarau’s Faction In Court After Public Bashing 

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Kano state government has unseal the office of the Lawyer that represented the Senator Ibrahim Shekarau-led faction of the All Progressive Congress , Barr. Nureini Jimoh, SAN, in a case the Abdullahi Ganduje faction lost yesterday, few hours after sealing the property on No.16c Murtala Mohammed Way due to public outcry.

Reports say that Mr Jimoh on Tuesday represented the Senator Ibrahim Shekarau-led faction to secure a victory against the Governor Abdullahi Ganduje-led group of the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC.

 

The lawyer who spoke to Journalists expressed surprise over the sealing of the property as the compound houses a six story building and some other offices in the premises, apart from his office.

One of the tenant in the premises said the Lawyer’s office was served the notice of demand for ground rent of over N3b by the state Bureau of Land on Wednesday morning.

 

‘’ This is just political, it is just because of the yesterday case in court that the government side lost, the angry tenant told journalist.

‘’How can they serve notice in the morning and lock the premises at noon, despite the fact that it is not the tenant that is supposed to pay ground rent, they served only the lawyer.’’

 

Since the sealing of the property by Kano State Government Wednesday morning, it has been receiving a lot of back lashes over the action in the media and within Kano metropolis that many attributed to political reasons and the court judgment of Tuesday against Ganduje led factions of the APC.

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However, Journalists were at the premises when the team from Kano State Bureau of Land came to unseal the property at about 2.36 PM.

The leader of the team , Hassan Idrris, said they have the instruction of the Permanent Secretary to unlock the premises.

 

Similarly, the Kano Police Spokesman, Abdullahi Haruna Kiyawa who was at the scene, said he was there to confirm the involvement of police as the media reported that the buildings were sealed with the Police.

 

According to him, he has spoken to the Divisional Police Officer of the area who denied involvement of his men.

‘’You see I have also spoken to people around here who said they did not see policemen with them,’’ Kiyawa said.

‘’Also you can see that when they came to unseal the presmises, they are not with police personnel.

However, one of the tenant said the fully armed policemen that accompanied the team to seal the property are Ibrahim Garba and a mobile policeman, Salisu Ibrahim.

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BIKOBA Mourns National Legal Adviser

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The Birnin Kudu Old Boys association has mourned its National Legal Adviser Barrister Nuhu Dawakin Aminu .

In a statement signed by National publicity secretary of the association Malam Mahmud Ibrahim Kwari said

“With total submission to Allah the National leadership and indeed the entire members of Birninkudu Old Boys Association (BIKOBA) received with shock and sorrow, the news of the death of the National legal adviser of the body, Barrister Nuhu Dawaki Aminu.”

Barrister Nuhu Aminu who until his death was the Chief Magistrate Court Gumel, Jigawa state died on Friday, the 18th day of November, 2022 after brief illness.

The decease who graduated from University of Maiduguri Borno state with L.LB in 1999, attended Government Unity College, Birninkudu from 1981 – 1986 and is survived by a wife and nine children also left behind his father Malam Dawaki Aminu and relatives.

Leading BIKOBA National Officers on Condolence visit to the family of late Barrister Nuhu, the President of BIKOBA, Malam Ja’afar Muhammad Usman (Turakin Gaya) described late Nuhu as a principled, professional and highly intelligent personality who contributed immensely with a good sense of responsibility to the promotion of Judiciary in Jigawa state and indeed the Nation as a whole.

The BIKOBA president prayed to Almighty Allah to grant him Aljannah Firdausi and also give his immediate family and BIKOBA Family the fortitude to bear the irreparable loss, said the demise of Barrister Nuhu Dawaki has created serious vacuum that is difficult to fill.

 

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CITAD Trains Remand Home Inmates In Kano

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By Ozumi Abdul

Centre for information Technology and Development (CITAD) on Thursday concluded the training of inmates in the remand home in Goron Dutse, Kano state on ICT and phone repairs.

The training which lasted for six weeks was segmented into three weeks each, with the first segment dedicated to ICT training and the other for phone repairs.

While speaking, the Deputy Director of CITAD, Ahmad Abdullahi Yakasai, said his organization has been combing the entire country in the bid to bring technological development to bear upon every area of humanity, but however discovered that certain segments of people have been sidelined.

Yakasai noted that this informed the reason for his organization’s training of the underaged inmates of the remand home, because the inmates are not enjoying the benefits of ICT.

He said that CITAD finds it imperative to organise a training of such nature to build the capacities of the inmates, adding that unemployment might be the reason why they are in detention.

He exuded the confidence that with the training, the inmates would not only be self employed, but employers of other people when they are freed from detention.

“Well, as you are aware CITAD is a Centre For Information Technology And Development, we aim to use technology to bring development to the people. We have been working around the country, but we later discovered that certain segments of people have been sidelined, not deriving the benefit of technology, and that is the reason we organise this training to build their capacities.

“Also we think that most of them, it might be the issue of unemployment that brought them here. So by the time they leave here, they will be able to stand on their feet and to employ others”, Yakasai said.

On her part, the representative from the Ministry of Women Affairs and Social Development, Kano state,Hajiya Abdullahi Hafsat expressed her happiness towards the efforts of CITAD, as well as enjoining the beneficiaries to make use of the opportunity when they returned to their various homes.

Also, the officer in charge of the remand home, Mallam Musa Muhammad Tarauni commanded CITAD for their gesture, promising that the remand home will continue to partner with the organization.

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Pure Water Producers Announces Price Increment

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The Association of Table Water Producers (ATWAP) says it has jacked up the price of sachet water from N200 to N300 per bag.

This is contained in a statement issued by the National President of the association, Mrs Clementina Ativie in Abuja.

The president said the decision was unanimously reached during ATWAP national convention in Abuja on Wednesday.

She said that the change in the price was as a result of the increase in the prices of material, coupled economic situation of the country.

She said that the change in the price was as a result of the increase in the prices of material, coupled economic situation of the country.

NAN Via Solacebase

 

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