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Breaking News: Court Strikes Out Suit Challenging Buhari’s Appointment Of Hameed Ali As Customs Boss

A Federal High Court sitting in Lagos has struck out a suit a challenging President Muhammadu Buhari’s appointment of Hameed Ali as the Comptroller-General of Nigeria Customs Service.  Justice Sale Hassan said the court lacked jurisdiction on the matter.

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The case was filed, in November 2015, by a human rights lawyer, Ebun-Olu Adegboruwa. Mr. Adegoruwa challenged the appointment of Mr. Ali, a retired Colonel, as Customs chief saying Nigerian laws were violated in the process.

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