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Today’s Headlines: Police Get Court Order To Detain Seun Kuti, 511 Boko Haram Terrorists Surrender

Police Get Court Order To Detain Seun Kuti

The Lagos State Police Command has secured a court order to detain embattled Afrobeat singer, Seun Kuti till Monday, the defendant’s lawyer, Adeyinka Olumide-Fusika (SAN) has said.

News Source: Channels TV

In an interview with Channels Television on Thursday, the lawyer said that the police approached the Magistrate’s Court in Yaba for variation of the bail earlier granted to the singer.

The lawyer said the singer was not represented in court on Thursday as the police did not inform his legal team that they were appearing in court.

Olumide-Fusika said by the time he got to court, the deed had been done.

The lawyer said though the police applied for the variation of the bail, the Magistrate refused and extended Kuti’s detention till Monday.

511 Boko Haram Terrorists Surrender

Five hundred and eleven (511) Boko Haram terrorists and their families have surrendered following a recent offensive by troops of the Nigerian Army in the North-East region.

The figure comprises 99 adult males, 161 adult females, and 251 children who surrendered to troops at different locations within the theatre of operations.bba1029f56ad4ff18c3f2b13777b1408?quality=uhq&resize=720

News Source: Channels TV

This was disclosed in a Thursday statement by the Director of Defence Media Operations, Major General Musa Danmadami.

“Troops also rescued one kidnapped Chibok school girl while a total of 511 Boko Haram terrorists/Islamic State of West Africa Province and members of their families comprising of 99 adult males, 161 adult females, and 251 children surrendered to troops at different locations within the theatre of operations,” the statement read.

Apapa Against Nigerians’ Interest, At Tribunal To Cause Drama — LP

The spokesman for the Labor Party (LP) Presidential Campaign Council, Tanko Yinusa has accused the factional leader of the party, Lamidi Apapa of acting against the will and interest of the Nigerian people.

Yinusa, who was a guest on Channels Television’s Sunrise Daily programme, said Apapa was at the Tribunal on Wednesday to cause drama and not act in the interest of the party’s presidential candidate, Peter Obi.36acb433a55e49edb7703e78fa073345?quality=uhq&resize=720

News Source: Channels TV

“Let me just explain that what Mr Apapa is trying to do is to have a coup d’etat against the will and the interest of the Nigerian people especially that of the Labour party.”

“They did come to court, they were relegated to the agreement. If he is truly interested in emancipating the Nigerian people, he wouldn’t have come to court.

“That also shows you that they are not interested. They came with the intention of causing drama in court,” he added.

Court To Rule On Atiku’s Live Telecast Motion, Others Monday

The Presidential Election Petitions Court has fixed May 22 to rule on the modalities for the conduct of the main hearing in the petition by the Allied Peoples Movement (APM).0e35534a1c394f9f9212e01e78d01ef9?quality=uhq&resize=720

News Source: Daily Trust

The presiding justice of the court, Justice Haruna Tsammani, on Thursday adjourned the petition of the APM on the date, which is also meant to hear agreements by parties on the number of witnesses and time to be allocated for their examination and cross-examination.

Lawyers to the parties in the APM petition, INEC, APC, Tinubu, Shettima, and Kabiru Masari confirmed that they agreed not to object to any documents certified by INEC to be relied on at the trial.

The panel also reserved a ruling on the application by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, for the live broadcast of the proceedings of the court.

Fire guts FCT Administration’s ICT unit

A section of the ICT Unit of the Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) was gutted by fire on Thursday.

The incident was a result of a power surge at about 8pm, according to Muhammad Sule, Director of Information & Communication.3185fd4156ed483bb9b77edef3496edb?quality=uhq&resize=720

News Source: Daily Post

The inferno, which partially affected the server room, was contained by the men of the FCT Fire Service and the Federal Fire Service.809071ad50d248eba722ba893bf72960?quality=uhq&resize=720

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