Igbo Deportees Sue Lagos State Government For N1b, Demand Apology On National Ne

Date: 16-10-2013 8:35 am (8 years ago) | Author: Anahi Oluremi
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The 76 destitute people, who were deported by the Lagos State Government and dumped on the Upper Iweka Bridge, Onitsha, Anambra State on July 24, 2013, have dragged the Lagos State Government to a Federal High Court sitting in Lagos.

 7 of the deportees - Joseph Aniebonam, Osondu Mbuto, Osondu Agwu, Nnenna Ogbonna, Emily Okoroariri, Friday Ndukwe and Onyeka Ugwu filed the N1billion suit as the applicants, on behalf of the 76 others, while the Attorney-General of Lagos State and the Commissioner of Police, Lagos State are the respondents.

The victims want the court to declare that their deportation from Lagos State of Nigeria to Anambra State of Nigeria on July 24, amounted to a gross violation of their rights and a breach of the provisions of the 1999 Constitution, as amended.

To declare that they, as Nigerian citizens are entitled to the enjoyment of their fundamental rights, that their arrest and detention in various camps, Oshodi rehabilitation centre, police cells and prisons, within Lagos State for no offence known to law and without trial and conviction by a court of competent jurisdiction, amounted to a serious breach of their rights as provided for in the relevant sections of the constitution, adding that such an action was illegal, null, void and unlawful.

They noted that the court should mandate the first respondent to re-absorb and accommodate the applicants within Lagos State of Nigeria since they are Nigerian citizens and are entitled to reside in any part of Nigeria, including Lagos State and stop them from further deportation.

The victims also want the respondents to tender a written apology to them by publishing the apology in the following newspapers: THISDAY, Vanguard and Daily Sun continuously for 30 days, from the date of the first publication, for unlawful and gross violation of their constitutional rights.
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Posted: at 16-10-2013 08:35 AM (8 years ago) | Upcoming
- merion at 16-10-2013 10:07 AM (8 years ago)
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hmmmmm
Posted: at 16-10-2013 10:07 AM (8 years ago) | Gistmaniac
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- ThoRam at 16-10-2013 10:08 AM (8 years ago)
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ok  Undecided    
Posted: at 16-10-2013 10:08 AM (8 years ago) | Gistmaniac
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- paulohking at 16-10-2013 10:10 AM (8 years ago)
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hungry lions Roll Eyes
Posted: at 16-10-2013 10:10 AM (8 years ago) | Hero
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- citybest123 at 16-10-2013 10:30 AM (8 years ago)
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good
Posted: at 16-10-2013 10:30 AM (8 years ago) | Newbie
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- citybest123 at 16-10-2013 10:31 AM (8 years ago)
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good for him
Posted: at 16-10-2013 10:31 AM (8 years ago) | Newbie
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- citybest123 at 16-10-2013 10:31 AM (8 years ago)
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fool
Posted: at 16-10-2013 10:31 AM (8 years ago) | Newbie
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- dareper at 16-10-2013 10:55 AM (8 years ago)
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Supported
Posted: at 16-10-2013 10:55 AM (8 years ago) | Hero
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- Noble12 at 16-10-2013 11:15 AM (8 years ago)
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hmmm
Posted: at 16-10-2013 11:15 AM (8 years ago) | Gistmaniac
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- 419BigBoy at 16-10-2013 12:25 PM (8 years ago)
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growing yams in the village beats begging in the city
Posted: at 16-10-2013 12:25 PM (8 years ago) | Gistmaniac
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- laidemacwhite at 16-10-2013 12:33 PM (8 years ago)
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Mr Igbo and Money Part 1.
Looking forward to Part 2 of the palava
Posted: at 16-10-2013 12:33 PM (8 years ago) | Newbie
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- osamabinladin at 16-10-2013 12:49 PM (8 years ago)
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 Grin
Posted: at 16-10-2013 12:49 PM (8 years ago) | Hero
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- Jennybaby at 16-10-2013 12:58 PM (8 years ago)
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Gud move. Let him tell us if those people are not nigerians....
Posted: at 16-10-2013 12:58 PM (8 years ago) | Gistmaniac
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- vickbest at 16-10-2013 01:07 PM (8 years ago)
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Quote from: paulohking on 16-10-2013 10:10 AM
hungry lions Roll Eyes
they are not hungry lions, they are fighting for their right,it because we dont know our right that's why anybody can do anything he wants
Posted: at 16-10-2013 01:07 PM (8 years ago) | Newbie
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- micc at 16-10-2013 01:49 PM (8 years ago)
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Good move
Posted: at 16-10-2013 01:49 PM (8 years ago) | Hero
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- ikwo1 at 16-10-2013 03:02 PM (8 years ago)
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Quote from: paulohking on 16-10-2013 10:10 AM
hungry lions Roll Eyes
u must be very stupid by calling them hungry lion.may be,u are the one that is hungry
Posted: at 16-10-2013 03:02 PM (8 years ago) | Gistmaniac
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- toibeli at 16-10-2013 03:48 PM (8 years ago)
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Apology? you may get from Lagos State, but an apology?  I DON'T SO.
Posted: at 16-10-2013 03:48 PM (8 years ago) | Gistmaniac
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- toibeli at 16-10-2013 03:50 PM (8 years ago)
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Quote from: toibeli on 16-10-2013 03:48 PM
Apology? you may get from Lagos State, but an apology?  I DON'T SO.
An Apology? you may get from Lagos State, But N1b? I DON'T THINK SO.
Posted: at 16-10-2013 03:50 PM (8 years ago) | Gistmaniac
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- toibeli at 16-10-2013 03:51 PM (8 years ago)
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Quote from: toibeli on 16-10-2013 03:48 PM
Apology? you may get from Lagos State, but an apology?  I DON'T SO.
An Apology? you may get from Lagos State, But N1b? I DON'T THINK SO.
Posted: at 16-10-2013 03:51 PM (8 years ago) | Gistmaniac
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- Senegal at 16-10-2013 05:03 PM (8 years ago)
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Good move
Posted: at 16-10-2013 05:03 PM (8 years ago) | Hero
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