Wednesday, September 19, 2018

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    Ambode deposes traditional ruler who ‘faked’ own kidnap, orders prosecution

Ambode deposes traditional ruler who ‘faked’ own kidnap, orders prosecution

Akinwunmi Ambode, Lagos state governor, has authorised the deposition Yusuf Ogundare, the baale of Shangisha, for allegedly faking his own abduction.The traditional ruler's deposition was announced on Sunday — four days after he was suspended.Teslim Folami, commissioner for local government and community affairs, in a statement said Ogundare had confessed to security services that he staged the kidnap to blackmail [...]

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    Katsina traditional ruler suspended for alleged rape of minor

Katsina traditional ruler suspended for alleged rape of minor

A traditional ruler, Bishir Bala Kofar-bai, has been suspended by the Katsina emirate council for allegedly defiling a 15-year-old girl.Bello Ifo, secretary of the council, in a statement on Thursday, said that the suspension was with immediate effect.Kofar-bai was stripped of his post of ‘Magatakarda’ pending the determination of a criminal litigation against him.He is standing trial for an alleged [...]

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