- Breaking: Sunday Igboho arrested in Cotonou
Yoruba Nation agitator, Chief Sunday Adeyemo also known as Sunday Igboho, has been arrested in Cotonou, Benin Republic.
He was trying to board a flight to Germany when he was arrested by security forces. The source said the activist would be repatriated to Nigeria on Tuesday (today) from Benin.
2. Court Restores Soludo As Anambra APGA Guber Candidate
A Federal High Court sitting in Awka has reinstated a former governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Charles Soludo, as the candidate of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) The Independent National Electoral Commission had in a list released on July 16 picked Michael Umeoji over Soludo as the standard-bearer.
3. Suspected herdsmen kill two aide workers, volunteer, 7 others in Benue
Suspected herdsmen have killed at least 10 people in Benue State. The aide workers and volunteer were working on HIV/AID testing and counseling. They were said to had been on routine weekend supervision at Tomanyi village in Guma Local Government Area when they were kidnapped and killed.
4. Kukah: Muslim leaders keep mum over terrorists’ attacks to avoid hurting govt – Shehu Sani
Former federal lawmaker Shehu Sani has shared his thoughts on bandits and terrorists attacks on Muslims and Christian in Northern Nigeria.
He believes that Christians and Muslims suffer the same predicaments in the hands of terrorists operating in different states in the region. But he noted that representatives of the former seem to be raising more awareness than the latter.
5. South-South: Edwin Clark Tackles IPOB, Nnamdi Kanu as he speaks on being part of Biafra
Niger Delta leader distanced the South-south region from the Biafra proposed by the Indigenous People of BiaFra (IPOB) Edwin Clark said IPOB and its leader, Nnamdi Kanu, must be dreaming to include the Niger Delta region.
The elder statesman said he hopes the Federal Government will give Kanu a fair, decent and open trial.
6. Buhari Must Go: CAN breaks silence on alleged arrest of activists in Dunamis Church
The Christian Association of Nigeria has reacted to the alleged arrest of #BuhariMustGo activists in Dunamis International Gospel Centre, Abuja.
Some youths stormed the church at Glory Dome Abuja and were arrested by the Department of State Security Service, DSS. CAN urged the sponsors of the protest to settle their grievances with the DSS and not the church saying, “venue for such a protest shouldn’t be the church premises”
7. I warned about this ‘evil’ government in 2015 – Bishop Oyedepo
Bishop David Oyedepo, General Overseer of Living Faith Church Worldwide, has recalled how he issued warnings in 2015 about the current administration. The renowned cleric said that what he saw was “the wickedness of the wicked being forced on the land”
8. Command probes killing of RCCG pastor settling Imo couple’s brawl
The Imo State Commissioner of Police, Abutu Yaro, has ordered an investigation into the killing of a pastor with the Redeemed Christian Church of God in the state.
The 62-year-old cleric was allegedly stabbed to death on Wednesday, July 14, by one Obumneke Omyemechileuzo of Umukoto- Umudibia Nekede in the Owerri West Local Government Area of the state after he intervened in a fight between his wife and the suspect. His wife was admitted to the intensive care unit of the hospital and she is responding to treatment.
9. Nigeria will be more peaceful and united when Buhari leaves office – Gambari
Ibrahim Gambari says Nigeria will be more united and peaceful when President Muhammadu Buhari leaves office. He stated this on Sunday while visiting his ancestral home, Ilorin, Kwara state for the first time after he was appointed chief of staff to the President. Gambari urged Nigerians to give maximum support to Buharian, saying, “his success is our success”
10. Bandits demand N60m ransom for 120 abducted Baptist students in Kaduna
Abductors of 121 students of Bethel Baptist High School, Kaduna have demanded a ransom of N60 million to free the remaining 120 abductees.
The bandits said the ransom must be paid before the end of Monday, July 19, 2021. One of the parents who disclosed this to The Journalists said the church and parents were already working round the clock to raise the ransom.