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Today's Headlines: Stop Selling Arms To Nigeria, Akintoye, Nwodo, Others Write US, EU, Oneya Dies At 73

Stop Selling Arms To Nigeria, Akintoye, Nwodo, Others Write US, EU 

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The Nigerian Indigenous National Alliance for Self-determination has called on the Governments of the United States, Britain, France, Russia, Germany, and other top European and Western Countries to impose heavy sanctions on the Nigerian Government for undermining democracy and continuously abusing human rights.

The group also urged the American Government and European Countries to stop selling arms to the Nigerian Government, alleging that previous arms sold to the Buhari-led regime with borrowed funds have found their way into the hands of herdsmen, Boko Haram, ISIS, and other terrorists that are currently terrorising the Indigenous people of the South and Middle Belt of Nigeria.

This was contained in a statement by the Communications manager to NINAS, Mr. Maxwell Adeleye,

NINAS is the umbrella body of leading regional Self-determination Groups in the South and Middle Belt of Nigeria with Ilana Omo Oodua representing the Yoruba bloc, Lower Niger Congress representing the South-South and South East, and Middle Belt Forum representing the Middle Belt bloc.


BREAKING: Former NFF President, Oneya Dies At 73

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Former President of the Nigeria Football Association (NFA), Dominic Oneya is dead.

Oneya led the NFA, now Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) in 2000.

According to family sources, the former army general who hails from Agbarho community, in the Ughelli North Local Government Area of Delta state, died on Thursday at his Effurun GRA residence in the state.

Oneya, who died at 73, was in 1996 to 1998 military governor of Kano State.

And between 1998 and 1999, the late army general was the military governor of Benue State during the reign of Abdulsalami Abubakar.

He retired from Military service on a rank of Brigadier General.

The late army general was born on May 26, 1948.


Falana Writes Nigeria's Capital Territory Minister

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Human rights lawyer, Femi Falana (SAN), has urged the Federal Capital Territory ministry not to embark on its planned demolition of Mpape, a populous suburb of Abuja.

The Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) had on Tuesday announced plans to go ahead with its planned demolition of illegal structures in the community within the next few days.

Chairman of the Ministerial Committee on City Sanitation, Ikharo Attah, said stopping the demolition of illegal structures would leave the city in ruins.

Attah said the demolition exercise in Mpape would be massive..


Osun man remanded for alleged armed robbery, rape 

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A 27-year-old man, Bidemi Olanrewaju has been remanded by an Ile-Ife Magistrates’ Court for alleged armed robbery and rape.

The accused person who was arraigned on a two-count charge of armed robbery and rape allegedly committed the offence on July 25 at Fajuyi area in Ile-Ife.

The prosecutor, ASP Emmanuel Abdullahi told the court that the accused person armed with a gun and an axe, robbed a 20-year-old girl and one other of their two mobile phones and a bag containing N4,500.

He said the accused person also raped the 20-year-old girl.


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