Lagos declared Monday a public holiday To mark Isese Day

The Lagos state government has announced the next business day in the year 2023 for the festival of Isese, (Traditional Day), for the local worshipers coming on the eighth day of the month of August. Hakeem Muri-Okunola.
The statement read: “It is hereby notified for general information that this year’s Labor Day celebration will take place on Sunday, 20 August 2023.

“In showing his commitment to continue to provide essential support to traditional institutions in the State with a view to promoting our culture and indigenous culture while preserving our heritage, Mr. Governor, Babajide Olusola Sanwo-Olu has graciously announced on Monday, the 21st day of August, 2023. , Free Work Day for Civil Servants in the State.

“So work will begin on Tuesday, the twenty-second of August at 8 a.m. urgent.

“According to this, the Accounting Officers of Companies, Departments, and Agencies (MDAs) are hereby ordered.
to observe the contents of this Article, and to give him a due warning for this worldwide service.”

Ally Emefiele Loses Human Rights Against DSS

An official of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Sa’adatu Yaro, has lost a human rights case he filed against the Department of State Services (DSS).

Naija News reports that the Federal High Court on Friday dismissed the case against the secret police.

Yaro, in the case, sought an order to release his six trucks seized by the secret police on July 12 and bail from continued detention.

He is the second defendant in the N6.9 billion procurement fraud case by the Federal Government against the suspended CBN Governor, Godwin Emefile.

Yaro’s exception delayed the start of the trial on the matter on Thursday. But in a complaint on notice marked FCT/HC/CV/6918/23, Yaro, through her lawyer, J.B Daudu SAN, prayed the court to declare her arrest on July 12. , 2023, the detention of her husband and the confiscation of his six large vehicles as a violation of his fundamental human rights

Daudu further argued that the DSS, not being an anti-graft agency, has no jurisdiction or legal powers to inquire about the petitioner’s business dealings.

The detention and punishment of the applicant by the DSS since the 12th of July 2023 violates the applicant’s right to Human Dignity and the Right to Personal Liberty guaranteed by Sections 34 & 35 of the 1999 constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.

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