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How Magajin Garin Daura returned home alive.

Alhaji Musa Umar Uba, an in-law to President Muhammadu Buhari who regained his freedom his abductors on Tuesday, July 2, has returned home.
Daily Trust reports that the Magajin Garin Daura returned to Daura town to a rousing welcome on Wednesday, July 31.

Upon his arrival Uba went straight to the palace of Emir of Daura Alhaji Umar Faruk, who is also his elder brother.


It was gathered that Magajin Garin Daura met with many district heads and other traditional title holders who welcomed him at the emir’s palace.

Describing Uba’s abduction as a terrible experience, the emir thanked President Buhari and the entire Daura emirate for their support.

“On behalf of myself, the president, Muhammadu Buhari and the entire Daura emirate, we are thanking God for the release of Magajin Garin Daura alive.”

“We thank every Nigerian, persons from Niger, Ghana and others who have sent encouraging messages to boost our morale to consider the incident as an act of God,” the emir said.

Meanwhile, previously reported that Magajin Daura was freed by his kidnappers on July 1 after two months in captivity.

Alhaji Uba was abducted from his residence in Daura on Wednesday, May 1 by gunmen. He was later freed in Kano.




How SERAP reveals Nigeria Police as one of the two most corrupt sector in Nigeria.

The Nigerian Police Force (NPF) and power sector was on Wednesday, July 31, described by the Socio-Economic Rights And Accountability Project (SERAP) as being among the most corrupt institutions in Nigeria.

According to SERAP, corruption in Nigeria, despite the efforts of the federal government, has not reduced especially in public offices in the last five years, adding that this is so because not all hands are on deck in the struggle against crime, Channels TV reports.

Adekunle Adewunmi, an associate at the Center for Social-Legal Studies, said:

“The fact that the government has not gotten support has been a major issue.


“So, if we are going to win the war against corruption in Nigeria, everyone needs to agree that yes, we are tired of this menace.”

The agency’s position was also confirmed by Transparency International which has ranked Nigeria 144 out of 180 countries in the 2018 global corruption perception index.


Meanwhile, reported that a survey by the Transparency International (TI) had put the police as the most corrupt institution in Nigeria, followed by the country’s parliament and the judiciary.

Transparency International said corruption was hindering Africa’s economic, political and social development.