Suspected trigger-happy soldier of Slain Okada-rider in Aba, Arrested – Gov. Ikpeazu

Abia State Governor, Dr Okezie Ikpeazu, on Thursday visited the family of Late Chimaobi Nwaogu, the commercial motorcycle operator, reportedly shot dead by a trigger-happy soldier at Umuokereke-Ngwa village in Obingwa LGA of the State, over refusal of the Late Nwaogu to part with N100 bribe allegedly demanded of him by the military men at Ohanze military checkpoint. Governor Ikpeazu who informed the family of the deceased that the killer-soldier along with two of his other colleagues have been arrested, commiserated with the family of the slain man and announced…

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BREAKING: Buhari’s Campaign Coordinator, 6000 APC Leaders dump party for PDP

President Muhammadu Buhari’s campaign coordinator in Zamfara State in the 2019 general elections, Alhaji Bature Sambo, and other top officials of the All Progressives Congress on Thursday defected to the Peoples Democratic Party in a ceremony in the Gusau Government House. Other defectors who dumped the APC included the current Board Chairman, National Hospital Port Harcourt, Alhaji Muktari Anka; the immediate past Commissioner for Youth Development, Alhaji Abdullahi Mohammed; the immediate past Special Adviser, Alhaji Ibrahim Ajala, and over 6,000 other APC supporters. Sambo said he decided to dump the…

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Disgraceful!! How Nigerian Ambassador To Congo Ejected From Embassy (Video)

Nigeria’s ambassador, Olusola Ojemane Orevba, in the Democratic Republic of Congo was evicted from his residence in the elitist district of Gombe, Kinshasa, the capital city, where most diplomats live. In a video making rounds online, the Ambassador’s properties could be seen thrown out by Police and men of the task force. The parcel of land has been under dispute for many years between the Nigerian embassy and the Congolese Jean-Claude Okito. According to an American-based Nigerian Journalist, Jackson Ude, who shared the video, he wrote; Nigerian Embassy in the…

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NANS Begins Protest Against South African Companies in Nigeria

The Ogun and Adamawa state chapters of the National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) have started the protest against South African companies in protest of the increasing rate of Xenophobic attacks against Nigerians in South Africa. Recall that the association issued an ultimatum to South African companies to leave the country when speaking at conference hosted by the Director of the Diaspora Commission, Abike Dabiri-Erewa. In Abeokuta, the Ogun state capital, the protesting students led by National Public Relations Officer of NANS, Azeez Adeyemi, carried placards with different inscriptions. In…

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Revolution Now: A campaign of calumny against the Buhari government, APC reveals

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has called on Nigerians to reject the toxic messages and criminal antics of some individuals and partisans who have embarked on a campaign of calumny against the Buhari government and are calling for a forceful takeover of government. It said those behind the protests were influential persons who lost the general election. A statement, Thursday night by Mallam Lanre Issa-Onilu, APC National Publicity Secretary, called them cowards and enemies of Nigeria. It said the recent arrest of Mr. Omoyele Sowore by the Department of State…

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Sowore’s Detention Falls Below International Standard — Ohanaeze

The Igbo apex socio-cultural group, Ohaneze Ndigbo, has called for the release of publisher of SaharaReporters Omoyele Sowore, arrested and detained by the Department of State Services last Saturday. Sowore is the main organiser of the #RevolutionNow protest which was scheduled to hold on August 5 nationwide. The national leader of the youth wing of Ndigbo of the group, Arthur Obiorah, in a statement on Thursday said there was no way the intention of the protest was to disrupt government agenda. The statement read, “We refute the claims that the group’s…

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Photo: Slain Police Officers among the most hardworking police investigators -FPRO

The police have paid tributes to the slain officers and revealed the key operations they were involved in. Force Public Relations Officer, Mr Frank Mba, gave the breakdown in a statement issued on Thursday in Abuja. While paying tribute to the officers, he identified them as Inspector Mark Edaile from Edo State, as well as Sergeant Usman Danzumi and Sergeant Dahiru Musa who both hailed from Taraba State. According to Mr Mba, the slain men were outstanding members of the Intelligence Response Team (IRT) team attacked by soldiers in Taraba…

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EL-RUFAI’S CONDITIONS ON MEDICAL LEAVE: A MOVE TO KILL SHEIKH ZAKZAKY IN DETENTION -IMN

The Islamic Movement of Nigeria on Thursday alleged that the Kaduna State Government led by Gov Nasir El-Rufai in connivance with some other disgruntled elements do not want Ibrahim El-Zakzaky, leader of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN), to be alive. According to a press release by the IMN obtained by SUNCITYNEWS, the organisation wrote: “Sequel to the press statement released by Kaduna State Government dated 7th August, 2019 and signed by Samuel Aruwan stating terms and conditions for the medical leave of Sheikh Zakzaky and his wife; we wish…

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