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No region or any ethnic group has the right to eject or instigate an ejection of other ethnic group- Senator Shehu Sani
Senator Shehu Sani who represents Kaduna Central in the senate took to
his Facebook page to react to calls by some Northern Youths for Igbos
residing in the region to leave on or before October 1st.
“No region or any ethnic group has the right to eject or instigate an
ejection of other ethnic group.This is a republic that has come to
stay.In the past it overcame secession,ethnic and religious violence and
shall always outlive those promoting it” – he wrote
FAAN Bans Luggage Checking At Departure Hall
The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria says checking of travellers luggage will no longer be done at the departure hall of the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos.
The Managing Director, FAAN, Mr. Saleh Dunoma, said this was part of the
plan to ensure the implementation of the Executive Order recently
issued by the Acting President Yemi Osinbajo.
Dunoma made this known after a meeting with all the participating
agencies at the airport on Tuesday. “The Executive Order does not give
room for pre-checks on luggage. All checks should be done in designated
areas. Luggage should not be checked at the departure hall,” he said.
He said, “We have to meet the deadline set by the Executive Order. There
are strategies in line with the order, but the concerned agencies need
to meet regularly to ensure that these strategies are adhered to and
“Concentration is on the Lagos airport because it is the key airport due
to its size, complexity and passenger traffic. If we get it right in
Lagos, we will get it right in other airports.
Once we do that, I believe all the other airports will be easy for us.”
Dunoma stated that the participating agencies, including the Nigeria
Police, Department of State Security, Quarantine Services, National Drug
Law Enforcement Agency, Nigeria Immigration Services, Nigeria Customs
Services and FAAN Aviation Security, among others, would implement the
“All participating agencies are ready to key into this big committee set
up for the implementation. Everybody is contributing positively.
From all indications, all hands are on deck to make sure the Executive Order is implemented successfully.
Justice Ademola Resumes Sitting
Justice Adeniyi Ademola of a Federal High Court in Abuja on Wednesday
resumed sitting following his recall by the National Judicial Council
stop sitting, shortly after raid conducted by the State Security Service
on his house and other judges’ in October last year.
Soji Oye, stated on Saturday that Justice Ademola should resume his
judicial duties on the basis that the court had exonerated him of the
charges preferred against him by the Federal Government.
Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mr. Abubakar
Malami, had failed to institute charges against them since October last
year when the minister requested the NJC to suspend them pending the
outcome of the cases against them.
Advocate of Nigeria, Mr. Joe Agi, with whom Justice Ademola was tried on
corruption allegations but later discharged, had his case come up
before the judge on Wednesday.
Agi, who was the plaintiff’s lawyer, however, sought the withdrawal of
the case on the grounds that it had been overtaken by event.
his leave from the court immediately after the case was struck out.
a lawyer, Mr. Femi Morohundiya, who was in th court, addressed
journalist and welcomed Justice Ademola back.
being tried by the executive, yet he is still sitting as the Senate
President. This judge has been cleared.