Kano Emirate Skirmishes: Court Bars Bayero, Others From Parading As Emir

A ruling has been made by a High Court in Kano State, Nigeria prohibiting Aminu Ado Bayero from presenting himself as the 15th Emir of Kano. The court has also directed the police to remove him from the mini palace at the State Road until June 1st, 2024 when the substantive motion will be heard. In addition to Bayero, the verdict also had an impact on other traditional leaders: Nasiru Ado Bayero, Ibrahim Abubakar II, Kabiru Muhammad Inuwa, and Aliyu Ibrahim Gaya are restrained from parading themselves as emirs of Bichi, Gaya, Rano, and Karaye, respectively.

Many Feared Dead As Mosque Collapses in Lagos

A total of three persons lost their lives and seven persons with various degrees of injuries were rescued at the building collapse incident at Papa Ajao, Mushin, Lagos. Dr Olufemi Oke-Osanyintolu, Permanent Secretary, Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA), confirmed the incident in a statement on Sunday in Lagos“Following an extensive exercise, the final casualty report on the above incident is that there were 3 fatalities and 7 casualties varying in severity.“The affected buildings have been leveled to ground zero,” Oke-Osanyintolu said.

Former EFCC Chairman Ibrahim Lamorde Dies In Egypt

A former Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Mr. Ibrahim Lamorde passed on this morning owing to a reported case of kidney stone. It was learnt he gave up in a hospital in Egypt during a procedure to remove the stone. Arrangements are been made to fly his remains back to Nigeria on Monday, May 27, for burial in line with Islamic injunctions.

Nigerian Immigrations To Commence Home delivery of passports in June - Minister

Beginning from June 2024, the Nigerian Immigration Service will start home delivery of passports in Lagos, Port Harcourt, Kano, and Abuja, the Minister of Interior, Olubunmi Tunji-Ojo, has assured. The Minister spoke on Friday when he inspected the electronic gates at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport’s new terminal in Abuja.

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