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SUSPECTED BOKO HARAM SUE FG OVER ILLEGAL DETENTION

Suspected Boko Haram insurgents who have been remanded in custody for 11years without trials have sues the Federal Government for illegal detention.

It was gathered that the insurgents were detained since 2011 without trials which is considered unconstitutional and illegal.

Ahmed Adetola-Kazeem who happens to be the lawyer of the defendants have urged the Federal High Court in Lagos to direct their release forthwith and to direct the federal Government to pay the sum of 303million Naira as compensation.


SHOPS BURNT AS FIRE GUTS ONITSHA MARKET

In the early hours of today, fire guts onitsha plastic market with shops and goods worth millions burnt. Although no casualty have been recorded.

The State Police Public Relations Officer, CSP Haruna Mohammed confirms the incidents and have assured Nigerians that an investigation has commenced to unravel what led to the fire outbreak.


GOV. ZULUM SPEAKS

Governor of Borno State, Gov. Babagana Zulum have kicked against giving repentant bandits amnesty as he feel that these bandits never truly repents.

According to the governor, these repentant bandits return to their gangs after spying on communities. He went on to say that repentant bandits use the integration program to carefully study the various security arrangement in their host communities and return back to feed it to their gangs.


HUNDREDS OF APC MEMBERS DEFECT TO PDP

According to DAILY POST, about 700 women members of the All Progressive Congress (APC) and the All Progressive Grand Alliance (APGA) in Umuahia North Local Government Area of Abia State have on thursday defected to the people's Democratic Party (PDP).

The former APC Woman Leader, Lady Charity Ekeleme speaking on behalf of the decampees, said that APC have derailed in the service of humanity and of the nation. As they don't represent the ideal party for them. As their aim of joining politics was to serve and make Nigeria a better place.

Is their reason for dexampee reasonable enough to decamp? Is APC really a failure? Let's hear your thought on this.

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