Army Officers,Other perpetrators of Shia Massacre in Nigeria Risk Death Penalty, Life imprisonment -Islamic Group

The Nigerian constitution has never been silent on outlining the fundamental human rights of its citizens as enshrined in chapter IV of the 1999 Constitution as amended. The Constitution in respect to these rights states that “Every person has a right to life, and no one shall be deprived intentionally of his life, save in execution of a criminal offence of which he has been found guilty in Nigeria (Section 33 of the 1999 Constitution).” On July 4, 2020, the Coalition of Civil Society Organization under the Centrum Initiative for…

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RACKETEARING, CORRUPTION AND VIOLATION OF DEMOCRATIC PRINCIPLES NECESSITATED OTTI’S EXIT FROM APGA-UCHE NWOSU, FORMER APGA STATE SECRETARY.

According to a Chinese proverb, “of all the stratagems, to know when to quit is the best”. Considering that there have been indications of Dr. Alex Otti’s imminent exit from the All Progressives Grand Alliance-APGA all these while, the development may not come as a surprise to many Abians and Nigerians, considering all the orchestrated negative recorded events in the party in 2018 and beyond, which extensively debased the integrity of the party and reduced it to the level of a kindergarten academy. In an interview with the Nigeria Daily…

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COVID-19: Lagosians to Pay N50,400 for Test.

. .Lagos residents who are unable to get themselves tested in government own facilities would henceforth pay N50,400 in a private laboratory to conduct COVID-19 test. . The state’s commissioner for Health, Professor Akin Abayomi disclosed this while launching the Lagos State Private-Public Consortium on the management of COVID-19 to increase the capacity of the state government in the management of the pandemic. . He said though the tests were being conducted in government owned laboratories free, the approved private laboratories will conduct COVID-19 tests in the state at a…

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SHEIKH ZAKZAKY’S IMPRISONMENT: BUHARI TO BLAME -GROUP

  A group of Sheilk Ibrahim El-Zakzaky followers from Ibadan, Oyo state Nigeria has blamed President Muhammad Buhari for the continuous detention of their leader by the Nigeria government. In a press release obtained by SuncityNews signed by MIFTAHU ZAKARIYA, representative of Sheikh Zakzaky’s followers in Ibadan, the group demands the immediate and unconditional release of El-Zakzaky. “The injustices of the directionless regime of Buhari continue to wreak havoc on the lives of the populace to such an extent that large sections of the country are practically lawless wastelands under…

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Malami wants Magu removed for diverting recovered loots, writes President

Accuses EFCC boss of diversion of recovered loot, insubordination Says Magu reckless, liability to anti-corruption war The Attorney-General of the Federation (AGF) and Minister of Justice, Mr. Abubakar Malami (SAN), has recommended to President Muhammadu Buhari the sacking of the Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Mr Ibrahim Magu. Malami, in a memorandum to the president, anchored his recommendation on several grounds “raging from diversion of recovered loot to insubordination and misconduct” by Magu, we learnt. Multiple sources told our source yesterday that Malami included a…

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Insecurity: We condemn the Senseless Killings in Nigeria -IMN

The Islamic Movement in Nigeria, has vehemently condemned the height of insecurity in Nigeria which leads to the upsurge and incessant killings in the northern part of the country. In a press release obtained by SunCity News and signed by Abdullahi Muhammad Musa, for the Academic Forum of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria, the group frowned at the inability of the government in power and security agencies to contain the menace “As sacred as human life, Nigeria has suddenly been turned into an area of land in which the existence…

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Edo election: Obaseki may return to APC

Scheming for the control of the All Progressives Congress (APC) by various camps ahead of 2023 general elections has worsened the crisis rocking the ruling party. Two top chieftains of the party yesterday claimed to be its acting chairman following the suspension of Comrade Adams Oshiomhole. The chieftains represent two key camps of the party who are out to grab the leadership position. The upholding of the suspension of Oshiomhole by the Court of Appeal had created a vacuum in the leadership of the party. To fill the vacuum, the…

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Buhari warns Security Chiefs: Excuses no longer to be tolerated

The President is unhappy with the current state of the security situation in the country. Disclosing this to State House Correspondents on Thursday, after a security briefing, the National Security Adviser (NSA), Maj. Gen. Babagana Monguno (Rtd.), said the President had charged managers of the nation’s security to redouble their efforts. According to Monguno, the President said, though the security chiefs had been doing their best, their best had not been good enough for the challenges facing the nation. He has therefore declared that excuses will no longer be tolerated,…

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U.S Government Commissions Upgraded Cross River State Emergency Operation Center for COVID-19. Commends Cross River State

. United State Government on Tuesday through her Ambassador Mary Beth Leonard joined Executive Governor Benedict Ayade to virtually commission an upgraded Emergency Operations Center (EOC) for Cross River State, which has been equipped with support of the American people to track and control the spread of the deadly COVID-19. Cross River is the first of nine states to receive the EOC upgrade. The commissioned EOC comes with a new call center. The EOC is coordinating the Statewide public health response to the COVID-19 outbreak and other diseases of public…

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Appeal Court sacks Oshiomhole as APC National Chairman

Oshiomole The Court Of Appeal, Abuja has affirmed the suspension of Adams  Oshiomhole as a member and National Chairman of All Progressive Congress, APC. The Appellate Court upheld the decision of the Federal Capital Territory High Court which in March ordered the suspension of Oshiomhole as well as stopped him from parading himself as the national chairman of the party. In a unanimous judgement in the first appeal delivered by Justice Eunice onyemanam, the court held that the FCT High Court had territorial jurisdiction to have entertained the suit as…

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