A coalition of 29 civil society organisations has called on the Sultan of Sokoto, Muhammadu Abubakar, to denounce the four new emirates in Kano. Concise News understands that 70 people, under the aegis of Kano Concerned Individuals, also called on the Sultan to intervene, as they claimed the Abdullahi Ganduje administration did not follow due process before creating the emirates.
National leader of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) Bola Tinubu has called on Nigerians to “assist” the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) overcome their “colossal defeat” in the 2019 presidential election. Concise News learned that the former governor of Lagos state made this known during a visit to President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday in Makkah, Saudi Arabia. Also, Tinubu, according to Buhari’s media aide Garba Shehu, appealed to elderly Nigerians to avoid inflammatory statements that could undermine peaceful co-existence among the nation’s diverse communities.