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INEC advised to conduct election to end Kano Emirship tussle

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By Kayode Sanni-Arewa

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has been advised to conduct an election to put an end to the Emirship tussle in Kano State.

Former Kaduna Central Senator, Shehu Sani gave the advice on his X page.

Recall that the court on Thursday invalidated the Kano Emirate Council (Amendment No. 2) Law, 2024, which had dissolved four out of the five emirate councils in the state and removed all five emirs, including Aminu Ado-Bayero of Kano, last month.

Judge Abdullahi Liman ruled that the appointment of Mr. Sanusi as the Kano emir was null and void because the government did not comply with a court order prohibiting further action on the new emirate council law.

The judge criticized Governor Yusuf’s speech during the presentation of Mr. Sanusi’s reappointment letter, calling it a path to anarchy.

He stated that if a court order cannot be respected despite evidence of its service, the government is heading towards chaos.

Reacting to the development, Shehu Sani suggested that INEC intervenes in the matter.

He wrote:

“INEC should just be invited to conduct election for the two contending Emirs,I can volunteer to serve as the returning officer.Bivas can be used”.

See reactions below:

@donald_segun wrote: “Leemao . So that the popularity contest between the two contending Emirs would be settled once and for all by INEC.”

@Ebukanwafor tweeted: “INEC will still do the magic of 2023 in the election. Why are they afraid of Sanusi?”.

@Haliduumar stated: “That’s against the law of emirate council, that’s never done.”

@Ournigerdelta said: “Do you think INEC still has that level of integrity and credibility. Many would rather INEC is not involved. Pipu no dey too rate dem again”.

@DoctorKay wrote: “The emirate is not under the purview of the federal Law even if an election is to be conducted it will be by the Kano State Electoral com. That’s even after the current Kano State Emirate Est. Law has been amended to substitute the mode of ascension from selection to an Election”

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Samoa: Sexual Orientation Is A Big Lie, Political Manipulation Of Europe – ECOWAS Commissioner

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By Gloria Ikibah 
 
ECOWAS Commissioner for Human Development and Social Affairs, Prof. Fatou Sow Sarr, has said that the issue of sexual orientation is a political manipulation of the Europe.
 
Prof. Sarr stated this during an interactive session with ECOWAS Commissioners on the implementation of the programmes of of their departments, at thr ongoing 2024 Ordinary Session of the ECOWAS on Friday in Abuja. 
 
Naijablitznews.com reports that members of Parliament has expressed their concerns and worries about the Samoa Agreement and sexual orientation, and they wanted to know the position of ECOWAS Commission on the subject matter.
 
Responding to the quest, the ECOWAS Commissioner said, “Gender and LGBT is a big lie and is a manipulation for political reasons. Gender is a science but sexual orientation is political.
 
“Masculine and feminine roles are societal construct, for instance you are not born a woman you become a woman”.
 
Giving an example of David Greyman who was born an hermaphrodite and was later turned to a woman, she said  “it is this theories that gives you the sexual theories”.
 
“The issue of ggender is a science and  there is a political agenda today in the world with regards the issues of gender.
 
“In my department nobody will come and tell me about LGBT. No partner will tell me about LGBT, I will not bend my back when it comes to partners”. 
 
On the Issue of funding of ECOWAS Sarr explained  that contrary to the speculations that 70 percent fund is from European partners, it is only 30 percent that comes from partners, while the remaining 70 percent is the contributions from members states.
 
“I am a specialist on gender issues for 30 years. We believe that gender is a science. Imposition of sexual orientation is a political agenda the Europeans wants to impose on us. We should not allow them to succeed”, she added. 
 
 
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Just in: Residents warned as hundreds of terrorists reportedly escape from Niger prison

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By Kayode Sanni-Arewa

A large number of terrorists have reportedly escaped in a mass breakout at the high-security Koutoukalé prison in Niger Republic.

According to security expert Zagazola Makama, the incident happened on Thursday, resulting in the release of hundreds of terrorists, criminals, and drug traffickers.

The prison, situated near Niamey, the capital city, experienced a violent uprising that overwhelmed the guards, enabling the prisoners to escape with weapons and vehicles.

Witnesses said they heard gunfire and explosions around the afternoon time, which prompted a swift response from security forces.

However, by the time they arrived, the inmates had already taken control of the prison, breaching armored gates, barbed wire, and trenches.

The escape has raised serious questions about the security of the prison, which has previously thwarted two jihadist attempts to free comrades.

An investigation is underway to determine how the inmates were able to procure weapons and overpower their guards.

The Interior Minister has issued a radio message to all governors, confirming the escape and urging village chiefs and religious leaders to report any suspicious individuals.

A curfew has been declared in the Tillabéri region, and the entire River Niger region is on high alert.

The escape is considered a major security breach, and authorities are working to recapture the fleeing inmates.

The public has been warned to be vigilant and report any information that could aid in the recapture of the escaped prisoners.

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See photo of collapsed Saint Academy school in Jos

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By Kayode Sanni-Arewa

The photo of the collapsed Saint Academy school in Jos, capital of Plateau state has emerged online.

Naijablitznews reports many students reportedly died in the building warehousing several students.

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