FG Asks Court To Remove Onnoghen As CJN, NJC Chairman

The Federal Government has filed a motion before the Code of Conduct Tribunal, asking for the removal of the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen,  be removed as the CJN and the chairman of the National Judicial Council. According to documents obtained by Saturday Punch, the motion was filed by Musa Ibrahim and Fatima Danjuma Ali on behalf of the Attorney-General of the Federation on Thursday. The move, according to the government, is aimed at ensuring that Onnoghen is not a judge in his case and that the next in line…

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Gov. Yahaya Bello killed Ojo Enesi- Natasha

The kogi central senatorial district candidate Natasha Akpoti has accused Gov. Yahaya Bello and his commissioner for water resources for killing. According to Natasha, all effort to get security chief for rescue was not successful. According to a report obtained by SUNCITY NEWS, Natasha narrated how Yahaya Bello allegedly kill one of her constituent. “Last night was one of the longest nights of my life, at 11pm, guns and military wears offloaded from a bus into the Obeiba house of Deedat, the Commissioner of Water resources Kogi State. I asked…

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POLICE RESCUES ABDUCTED YOUTH LEADER FROM APC GOV CANDIDATE

Police in Akwa Ibom Friday stormed the home of APC governorship candidate Mr Nsima Ekere, where a popular youth leader Mr. Emmanuel Sunday Ekpuk, alias Young King, was rescued from abduction and torture in Edemaya, Ikot Abasi Local Government Area. It was gathered that youths who were suspected as members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) numbering over 70 abducted the youth leader who has maintained his support for the PDP and Governor Udom Emmanuel’s reelection. The victim (Ekpuk) was taken to the University of Uyo Teaching Hospital for treatment…

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Special Analysis: Ahmad Salkida, the Linkman and the Voice of Boko Haram/ISWAP

In many forums, it has been stated that guns and tanks are not the only weapons of war, that propaganda is as well a weapon of war. According to credible information, Ahmad Salkida, the former reporter with Daily Trust can as well be said to be the “linkman and the voice of BH in the wilderness. “ Ahmad Salkida who is known for speaking on behalf of the sect has now carried on a campaign to change the Boko Haram/ISWAP narrative all in an attempt to bolster the image of…

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ANOTHER APC CHIEFTAIN ASPIRANT IN POLICE NET OVER 180MILLION FRAUD

Mr. Abasiono Okon is currently cooling off his feet in police net over an alleged N180million fraud he committed over last 2years in Akwa Ibom State. In the last few days, seven (7) petitions were received and approved by the police command for investigations. Abasiono Okon is a newly recruited chieftain of Ikono APC whose defection ceremony was witnessed by APC State Chairman Mr Ini Okopido and Senator Aloysius Etok. Abasiono was one of the aspirants for Ikono State Constituency seat on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP…

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BREAKING NEWS: COURT JAILS AKWA IBOM APC CAMPAIGN MANAGER FOR KIDNAPPING

A Director General of the All Progressives Congress, APC Campaigns in Akwa Ibom state, Mr Nsidibe Udodung has been sentenced to 10 years imprisonment for complicity in kidnappings and other acts of criminality in the state. The jail term was handed down this Tuesday by a Judge of the Abak High Court, Justice Ezekiel Enang of Abak Division. Udodung who hails from Etim Ekpo Ward 5, is the Campaign Director General of the member representing Abak Federal constituency, Mr Emmanuel Ekon It was reported that Udodung was arrested for kidnapping…

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Nigerian Army buried 19 of the 23 soldiers killed by Boko Haram

The Nigerian Army has buried 19 of the 23 soldiers it said were killed by Boko Haram during the November 18 attack on Metele, Abadam Local Government Area of Borno State. At a solemn ceremony, held at the military cemetery of the Maimalari Cantonment in Maiduguri, the state capital, the fallen heroes were buried in the presence of their families. Among those buried on Friday amid tears, prayers and emotional speeches was the Commanding Officer of the 157 Battalion of the Nigerian Army, the battalion attacked. The Chief of Army…

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PHOTO: Man Disgraced By Community After He Was Accused Of Being A Ritualist

The man was disgraced by the community members An elderly man identified as Celestine Oduocha has been given the disgrace of a lifetime by his community at Umuagwu Umuoma Nekede in Owerri West, Imo State, after being accused of being a ritualist. The man’s residence was raided by the community youths following a confession by the suspect’s alleged cohort. Fetish items were discovered in the suspect’s room as the angry villagers forced him out and paraded him round town including the market square with the items. The matter is expected…

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Boko Haram: Amnesty International accuses Nigerian govt of ‘unwillingness’ to deal with perpetrators

The Amnesty International on Monday called on the International Criminal Court to start a full-blown investigation into atrocities committed on the course of the war against the Boko Haram insurgency. The organization accused the Nigerian government of failing to bring those responsible to justice. ICC chief prosecutor, Fatma Bensouda, in her latest annual report claimed that Nigeria appeared not to have taken “concrete steps” towards investigating the allegations. She claimed there appeared to be a “tangible prospect” of proceedings against Boko Haram members but not against troops “since the Nigerian…

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