Former Kaduna Lecturer remanded in Prison for criticizing El-Rufai.

Former Kaduna Lecturer remanded in Prison for criticizing El-Rufai.

26 Oct 2016, by Database Manager in CS Database

Incidents & Issues

A former Kaduna Lecturer with the Kaduna State University, Dr John DanFulani was remanded in prison for 12 days for criticizing the administrative style of Malam Nasir El-Rufai.

Details of Occurrence

State of OccurrenceKaduna
Date of Occurrence26 Oct 2016
Legal FoundationsSection 39 of the 1999 Constitution of Nigeria give people freedom of the right to expression and the right to hold and impart information
Rights ImplicatedDr Danfulani, through his unlawful detention was prevented from exercising his fundamental freedom of expression as enshrined in Section 39 of the 1999 Federal constitution. Dr DanFulani has been unlawfully detained and remanded in prison custody for 13 days for allegedly criticizing the administrative style of Mallam Nasir El Rufai. He was released on November 7, 2016.
Region of Occurrence North West Nigeria

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