• Man who named dog Buhari asks court to dismiss case

    Man who named dog Buhari asks court to dismiss case

    A Nigerian man whose pet dog shares the same name as Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday asked the court to dismiss criminal charges against him.

    In a statement sent by his lawyer, the owner of ‘Buhari’ the dog Joachim Iroko said he had a “legal right” to name his pet whatever he wanted.

    “The name is not exclusive to the president, Buhari can just be a name given to any living creature just for identity,” Iroko’s lawyer Ebun-Olu Adegboruwa told AFP.

    Iroko […]