46 MONTHS AFTER ZARIA-MASSACRE, 23 GIRLS ARE STILL MISSING -IMN

The Sisters Forum of the Islamic movement popularly known as Shi’ites, has alleged that the families of 705 people that got missing over the course of the December-2015 massacre in Zaria are yet to see their missing children. 46 months after. In a press release signed by Zainab Zakariyya for the Sisters Forum of the Islamic movement, obtained by SUNCITYNEWS, the group alleged that the massacre was stage managed, and claimed that President Buhari and the presidency are keeping mum. According to the report: “We would like to inform the…

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Police in Bwari nabs local comedian for promoting fake news on social media

The Police in Bwari Area Council of the Federal capital territory have arrested a local comedian, Mr Valentine, fondly called Mc Fine by fans, for promoting fake news through his social media account. According to the police, Mc Fine had earlier raised a fake alarm through his facebook account that a woman was caught in Bwari attempting to steal a child who was playing with his mates around the popular Bwari market.  “The children were seen playing close to a zenith bank where they sale bicycle and a short while…

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BREAKING: 72 DAYS AFTER; POLICE STILL WITHHOLD 12 CORPSES WHILE DETAINING 63 -IMN

The Islamic Movement of Nigeria, otherwise known as the Shiites has once again accused the Nigerian police of holding their members in their custody for over 72 days after their arrest. in a press statement obtained by SuncityNews, signed by Abdullahi Muhammad Musa, For the Academic Forum of the Islamic movement in Nigeria, the group decries the action of the police for turning down several attempts from mournful families of the victims requesting for the release of the corpses for funeral prayers according to Islamic injunctions. Seventy two [72] days…

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DSS arrests and releases Chido Onumah, activist and journalist

Operatives of the Department of State Services(DSS) have arrested Chido Onumah, coordinator of African Centre for Media & Information Literacy. Mart Obono, a lawyer, told our source Onumah was picked up at Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, on Sunday. He told SuncityNews via text message that the journalist was returning from a trip to Spain when he was arrested. “We traveled together for a conference in UK. But we didn’t come back together because he went to Spain to finalize his PhD thesis and I went to London but got back last…

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Shi’ites group invites International community, CSOs and others to witness Ashura procession

POLICE CARRY ON WITH DASTARDLY PLOT TO ATTACK ASHURA PROCESSION Despite the fact that the Shi’ites group has been proscribed, it has dared the police and insisted it would observe the Ashura procession on Tuesday. The Ashura procession, also called the Day of Ashura, is the tenth day of Muharram, the first month in the Islamic calendar. It is observed annually by Shi’ite Muslims worldwide to commemorate the death of Husayn ibn Ali in the Battle of Karbala in Iraq. Known as the third Shia Imam, Husayn was the grandson…

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Xenophobia: RCCG’s Adeboye fires warning shot

The General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG), Pastor Enoch Adeboye, has appealed to Nigerians not to engage in reprisal attacks against South-Africans following the violence which trailed the wave of xenophobia in South Africa. Adeboye made the appeal in his sermon on Friday night at the September Holy Ghost Service at the Redemption Camp on the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway. Adeboye stated that an average South-African is a decent person. He likened the situation in South-Africa to the period of unrest in Nigerian universities in which only a…

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Alleged plan to stop Shitte’s annual procession in Nigeria, Saudi Arabia gov’t fingered

SAUDI ARABIA IS FOOTING THE BILL FOR STOPPING ASHURA PROCESSION IN NIGERIA The Islamic Movement of Nigeria has released a disturbing press statement accusing the Saudi Arabian government of collaborating with its Nigerian allies to disrupt its annual Ashura procession in Nigeria. In a press statement signed by Abdullahi Muhammad Musa, for the Academic Forum of the Islamic movement in Nigeria, obtained by SuncityNews , the Islamic organisation said, “Reliable information reaching us revealed that the government of Saudi Arabia is prodding Buhari-led government into stopping the forthcoming Ashura procession…

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Sharia Council attacks ‘wicked’ Wike over ‘mosque demolition’

The Supreme Council for Shari’ah in Nigeria has criticised Nyesom Wike, governor of Rivers state, over the “demolition of a mosque” in Port Harcourt, the state capital. Wike, who has come under fire since the news broke, has denied demolishing the mosque but some worshippers and residents of the state accused the governor of not saying the truth. While addressing reporters in Kaduna on Monday, Nafiu Baba-Ahmed, secretary-general of the council, said the action is not only irresponsible but capable of degenerating into serious security problem in the country. The…

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FG: Leah Sharibu still alive, we are working on her release

The Federal Government says Leah Sharibu, a secondary school student kidnapped in Dapchi, Yobe state, by Boko Haram insurgents, is still alive. Garba Shehu, senior special assistant to the president on media and publicity, told journalists in Abuja on Saturday that the government is not giving up on negotiations for her release. “Instead of giving up, the government is carrying forward processes that should hopefully yield her release by her captors,” NAN quoted Shehu to have said. “Lines of communications remain open with the kidnappers, ISWAP, to secure the release…

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CAN to Buhari: Ban Miyetti Allah and scrap the suspended ‘Ruga’grazing scheme.

The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to ban the Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association (MACBAN), an umbrella association of herdsmen in the country. According to the PUNCH, the association also called on the president to “completely scrap” the suspended ‘Ruga’grazing scheme. CAN made the request at the Church leaders stakeholders’ summit, themed, ‘RUGA: The church’s response in the 21st century,’ which was held in Lagos on Saturday. Samson Ayokunle, CAN president, was quoted as saying the association came up with the recommendations after setting up…

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