Connect with us


Ramadan : Jigawa residents lauds Gov Namadi for timely Palliatives distribution



Governor Umar Namadi of Jigawa state


From Mika’il Tsoho, Dutse

Thousands beneficiaries of Ramadan Palliatives in Jigawa state, commended governor Malam Umar Namadi for the timely distribution of food items to serve as Ramadan Palliatives.

The commendation was made by some of the beneficiaries shortly after receiving their palliatives at distribution points across 287 political wards in the state.

Speaking to our reporter Malam Umar Salisu of Sara town area Gwaram local government, described the gesture as “situation saver” as according to him it save him and his family from the threat of hunger in the month of Ramadan.

“I don’t know how to express my happiness for this palliatives, because we have already exhausted our food items and no more money to buy. So on behalf of my entire family we said thank you to governor Danmodi, may Allah protect and reward him” Sara said.

Malama Nafisa Zakari Sallau, a widow with four young children, who burst to tears, explained that this the first time she recieved similar intervention three years after the death of her husband.

Another beneficiary from Malam-Madori local government area, Sani Dahiru Garba, described the effort as moves to support the needy at the appropriate time ( the month of Ramadan).

“I received one bag of rice, maize and superghetti which will be use to take Sahur and breakfast in the evening after the fasting. No doubt this palliatives make a serious impact in our life particularly at this period of fasting, so we thanks the governor for this”, he said.

Hajara Ilyasu Dalladi is another beneficiary of the palliatives from Dutse local government who urged governor Namadi to expand the feeding centres for Ramadan said, only God can rewards him as the gesture reduce hardship among poor in the state.

Speaking to journalists while supervision the distribution exercise, Hajiya Zainab Shuaibu Rabo the senior special assistant to the governor on media, said this is just a begining of support distribution to the masses from the present administration in the state.

Hajiya Zainab explained that, apart from this distribution of 150,000 bags of rice, 150,000 bags of maize and 100,000 cartoon of superghetti more support are coming from the Governor with to reduce the hardship.

According to her, the governor already approved the release of funds for the elderly people just to serve as support and appreciation to their contribution to Jigawa state while they are at younger age.

She then, promised more dividends of democracy and support from the present administration, urging the people in the state to continue supporting the governor with prayers for better Jigawa in the future.


Emirate Tussle:Justice Liman’s Ruling Not Helpful For The Judicial Process -Yadudu



Court Sign


Reacting to the ruling, renowned constitutional lawyer, Professor Auwalu Yadudu, told Daily Trust that the judge’s pronouncements were strange and baffling by approbating and reprobating in the same breath.

He said the development was not helpful for the judicial process, stressing that the judge assuming jurisdiction on the fundamental human rights aspect and refusing the same on the validity of the substance of the case–the Kano emirates law–has “muddled up the case, and it is very unbecoming of a judge who has now been elevated to the Court of Appeal”.

Professor Yadudu clarified that while he was not accusing the judge of any impropriety, the pronouncements were unbecoming. “How can you say the actions taken in pursuant of a law are set aside, and then say you are not delving into the validity of the said law?” he queried.
Prof. Yadudu said further that the judge had more or less held that he lacked jurisdiction on the issue by transferring the case to another judge, but still went ahead to set aside the governor’s actions.

He said that the ex-parte order should no longer be of any currency because it is being challenged at the Appeal Court, and the judge himself admitted knowledge of this by granting a stay of proceedings and also deciding not to grant an order to nullify the law.

“All these are avoidable. It is not helpful for the judicial process. It is strange and doesn’t speak well of the judge. The question of whether the governor’s actions came before and after the exparte order is a question of fact or evidence. It seems from the record that the order came after,” he said.

-Daily Trust report

Continue Reading


Kano Emirate Law 2024 Remains ,But Governor’s Action Voided



Alhaji Aminu Ado Bayero

A Federal High Court in Kano has set aside all steps taken by Kano state government to repeal the Kano Emirates Council Law.

The Kano House of Assembly had repealed the law after which Governor Abba Kabir Yusuf implemented it by dethroning Alhaji Aminu Ado Bayero as Emir of Kano.

The governor also reversed the creation of four emirates, Bichi, Rano Karaye and Gaya, and sacked the Emirs appointed by his predecessor, Dr. Abdullahi Umar Ganduje.

The law was also relied upon to re-appoint the 14th Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi II, who was dethroned by Ganduje in 2020, as the 16th Emir of Kano.

But a kingmaker in the former Kano emirate, Aminu Babba Danagundi, the Sarkin Dawaki Babba, challenged the propriety of the law and asked the court, through his counsel, Chikaosolu Ojukwu (SAN), to declare it null and void.

In his ruling on Thursday,  Justice Abdullahi Muhammad Liman set aside the action of Kano government, ordering parties to maintain status quo.

The judge held that the defendants were aware of the interim order granted by the court but chose to ignore it and went ahead with implementation of the law.

The judge held that he would assume his coercive powers to enforce compliance with his order.

However, the  judge transferred the case to Justice Simon Amobeda for continuation in view of his elevation to the Court of Appeal.

Daily Trust

Continue Reading


Arrest Kwankwaso Now-Group




The Arewa Youths Merger Group has called for the immediate arrest of Senator Rabi’u Musa Kwankwaso, the National Leader and 2023 Presidential Candidate of the New Nigeria Peoples Party .This is contained in a press statement signed by. the chairman of the group Musa Mujahid Zantawa and made available to press.

This follows his recent statement accusing the All Progressive Congress (APC)-led Federal Government of fostering a new generation of Boko Haram terrorists and insurgents in Northern Nigeria.

Kwankwaso’s allegations have sparked significant controversy, prompting a strong reaction from the Arewa Youths Merger Group.
In a statement issued in Abuja, the association’s leader, Musa Mujahid Zaitawa, condemned Kwankwaso’s remarks as inflammatory and detrimental to national security.

Zaitawa asserted that such statements could exacerbate tensions and potentially incite violence in the region.

“Kwankwaso’s unfounded accusations against the federal government are not only reckless but also dangerous. They undermine efforts to combat terrorism and promote peace in Northern Nigeria,”

Zaitawa said. “We urge the authorities to take immediate action and arrest him to prevent further escalation of hostilities.”

Kwankwaso, a prominent political figure and former Governor of Kano State, made the controversial statement during a recent public address.

He accused the APC administration of failing to address the root causes of terrorism and instead contributing to its proliferation.

According to Kwankwaso, government actions and policies are inadvertently creating conditions conducive to the rise of a new breed of insurgents.

The situation remains tense as stakeholders from various sectors weigh in on the implications of Kwankwaso’s statement and the response from the Arewa Youths Merger Group.

Continue Reading