- Femi Falana to Provide Legal Assistance to Seun Kuti: Renowned Senior Advocate of Nigeria and human rights lawyer, Femi Falana, has confirmed that he will be representing Afrobeat musician Seun Kuti in his legal matters following an alleged assault on a police officer. Falana expressed his confidence in Kuti’s evidence and emphasized that the singer has had previous encounters with the police.
- Police Service Commission Calls for Immediate Prosecution: The Police Service Commission (PSC) has demanded the swift prosecution of Seun Kuti, stating that no individual, regardless of the offense committed by a police officer, has the right to assault a policeman in uniform and on official duty. The Chairman of the PSC, Dr. Solomon Arase, stressed the importance of Seun’s arraignment as a deterrent to others and called for the Inspector-General of Police to ensure that the matter is pursued diligently.
- Seun Kuti to Surrender to Police: Femi Falana revealed that Seun Kuti plans to voluntarily present himself to the police on Monday morning, dispelling any concerns about his cooperation. Efforts to confirm reports that police officers were unable to locate Kuti at his residence have been unsuccessful, as the police authorities have not responded to inquiries made by our correspondent.