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Don’t usurp powers of executive, lawyers tell NASS

Don’t usurp powers of executive, lawyers tell NASS A group of lawyers with the name Coalition of Public Interests Lawyers and Advocates (COPA), has advised the National Assembly (NASS) members not to indulge in actions capable of portraying them as usurpers of executive functions. NASS Complex By Emmanuel Afonne A group of lawyers with the name Coalition of Public Interests Lawyers and Advocates (COPA), has advised the National Assembly (NASS) members not to indulge in actions capable of portraying them as usurpers of executive functions. Mr Pelumi Olajengbesi, convener of COPA gave the advice in a statement following Tuesday’s rowdy session as lawmakers and Festus Keyamo, Minister of State for Labour trade words over sharing of 774,000 employment slots. Olajengbaesi while reacting to the development said

It is Easy to Run Educated; Professor Yussufari.

African Monitor (AM): Our esteem reader will like to have a brief history about you, Sir? Prof Yusufari: My name is Professor Muhammad Lawan Yusufari. I am the Head of Department of Islamic Law, Bayero University, Kano and also former chairman of Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), Kano State Chapter. As the NBA chairman, what are the achievements of your administration? I came on board as the NBA chairman just in May. So we have not done much. But I was part of the former administration of NAGREB (National Delegate representing Kano State at the National NBA). We have had previous administrations that have done well for the association hoping to see that it is rubbing shoulders with other state counterparts. What are the challenges so far, Sir? There are always challenges. When you are running an

It’s time for the youths – Getso

It’s time for the youths – Getso Mustapha Bala Getso is a Kano based vibrant young politician. He is the founder and national chairman of the New Progressive Movement (NPM). He is also the gubernatorial candidate of Kano state under same party. In an interview with the African Monitor’s political editor, Ibrahim Idris, the exuberant youngest gubernatorial candidate unveils the genesis of his contest and some of his party manifesto. Excerpts: Sir, may we have your bio-data, for our readers to know who you are? Well, my name is Mustapha Bala Getso, I was born in Kano a bit over three (3) decades ago. I started my primary education Kano Capital School, I was later moved to Kaduna Capital School; and the Essence International School, where I completed the primary education. I then

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