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Customs Officers Manhandled Express FM Reporter in Kano.

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Adamu Aminu, Kano

The operatives of Nigerian Customs Service assaulted Express Radio Reporter Lamin Hassan today in Kano.

The unfortunate incidence took place earlier today at Gwammaja quarters in Kano metropolitan.

Lamin Hassan is officially assigned to investigate and report comprehensively on the incessant complains by the public concerning the alleged harassment by customs officers recently.

“On my arrival at the scene clamping down on a Shopping mall selling Palm-date and Zam-Zam Water which they allegedly branded as contraband, while interviewing some people with regards to the incessant harassment, they came started assaulting me” Hassan said.

Reports reliably indicates that the customs officers snatched the Express Radio’s reporter recording, mutilated his clothes and manhandled him mercilessly.

” I was beaten with a gun on my chest by one custom operative just because I’m discharging my lawful duty” Hassan.

Recently, Customs operatives have intensifies their operations indiscriminately within nooks and crannies of Kano metropolis.

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JUST IN: Kano State Assembly Passes Bill To Creates New Emirates

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Adamu Aminu, Kano

The Kano State House of Assembly has endorsed the Kano Emirates Council Bill 2019, which seeks to create four additional emirates in the state.

First Weekly Magazine, recalled that the bill was sent to the House on Monday by the state Executive Council.

However, the house was in a rowdy session during debate on the bill on Wednesday at plenary and subsequently went into a closed-door session.

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Kano State House of Assembly Divides On New Emirates.

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Adamu Aminu, Kano.

Kano State House of Assembly was in a rowdy session on Wednesday, when members were sharply divided during a debate over the establishment of the new emirates bill sent to the house members by Governor Abdullahi Ganduje.

It was reportedly said that some members disagreed over the bill during the debate at the Assembly.

However, the Assembly members resists to agree on the passage of the new Emirate Council Bill 2019, which was sent by Ganduje to restore the four emirates that were dissolved by a Kano high court.

The Assembly members were said to have spent almost three hours in a secret session, ruminating the bill but failed to reach an agreement

The Kano State Government approved a new bill to restore the four emirates in Bichi, Rano Karaye and Gaya, after their nullification by a Kano High court.

Meanwhile, the House has adjourned till Thursday 5th December 2019 to continue debating on the bill.

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Appeal Court Uphold Ganduje’s Electoral Victory.

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Adamu Aminu, Kano.

The Kaduna Division of Appeal Court on Friday upheld Governor Abdullahi Ganduje’s electoral victory.

Reading the lead judgment on Friday, Justice Tijjani Abubakar in a unanimous ruling said Ganduje was duly elected

It can be recalled that the election petition tribunal led by Justice Halima Shamaki on October 2 upheld the election.

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