Top Nigerian Politician Dead, Apostle Suleman Begs Boko Haram Not To Kill Pastor…MORE

Top Nigerian Politician Dead

Aliu Omokide, former lawmaker of the defunct Bendel state, is dead.

Omokide, who was a member of the state house of assembly between 1979 and 1983, died on Friday at the age of 87.

According to a statement issued on Sunday, the elder statesman who hailed from Igarra, in Edo, was the secretary of the Muslim pilgrims welfare board for many years.

Friends, sympathizers and associates have paid tribute to him, while he has been buried according to Islamic rites.
Source – The Cable

Apostle Suleman Begs Boko Haram Not To Kill Pastor
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President of Omega Fire Ministries Worldwide Apostle Johnson Suleman has appealed to Boko Haram insurgents not to kill Borno pastor Bulus Yikura they abducted.

The cleric was abducted by the insurgents on Christmas eve last year during an attack on Pemi village in Chibok Local Government Area of Borno State.

Taking to Twitter, Suleman pleaded with the insurgents to spare Yikura’s life, adding that Christians are not the insurgents’ enemies and wrote on how some certain Muslims were saved by Christians many years back.

“I appeal to Boko haram not to kill Pastor Bulus Yikura..have mercy on him like the Abyssinian Christians had mercy on the first Muslims and saved them from the Quraysh. “Christians are not your enemies. Plssss,let Pastor Yikura go..”

Source – Lailas News

Emir Of Fika Loses Eldest Son
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Prince Adamu Muhammad Ibn Abali Muhammad Idrissa, the eldest son of His Royal Highness the Emir of Fika and Chairman Yobe State Council of Traditional Rulers is dead.

The death was announced in a statement signed by Alhaji Ali Gimba Fika, acting Secretary of the Fika Emirate Council in Potiskum.

The statement reads: “We regret to announce the death of Prince Adamu Muhammad Ibn Abali Muhammad Idrissa, he died today after a brief illness. He’s the firstborn child of His Royal Highness the Emir of Fika and Chairman Yobe State Council of Traditional Rulers.”

Source – Within Nigeria

Ian Wright Rejects Penalty Call Against Ndidi In Leicester 3-1 Defeat To Arsenal
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Former Arsenal striker Ian Wright has given his verdict on the first penalty call against Wilfred Ndidi in Leicester City 3-1 defeat to Arsenal on Sunday.

Referee Paul Tierney had adjudged Ndidi to have brought down Pepe in the box and awarded a penalty but after the video assistant referee’s check the decision was changed to a freekick outside the box

Wright, however, believes that both VAR and Tierney were wrong insisting that Ndidi did not make contact with the Ivory Coast winger.

Arsenal beat Leicester City 3-1 at the King Power Stadium on Sunday with goals from David Luiz, Alexandre Lacazette and Nicolás Pepé for the Gunners after Youri Tielemans had opened the scoring for the home team.
Source – Daily Post

Buhari, His People Have Broken Nigeria’s Unity – Primate Elijah Ayodele
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The leader of INRI Evangelical spiritual church, Primate Elijah Ayodele has once again knocked the President of Nigeria, Muhammadu Buhari.

According to Ayodele, the President and those working with him have broken the unity of the country.

The prophet frowned at the method the government has chosen to negotiate with bandits and other criminal elements with a view to ending terrorism.

Ayodele during a live service in his church on Sunday said Nigeria was already broken.

He explained that terrorism will continue to grow bigger and tougher in Nigeria because the government has invited terrorist already by negotiating with bandits.

He explained that the unity of Nigeria has been broken and that it is only God that can bring the country back.
Source – Daily Post

Abducted Schoolgirls Will Soon Regain Freedom – FG Delegation To Zamfara
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A federal government delegation to Zamfara State has assured Governor Bello Matawalle and Nigerians that the abducted schoolgirls would regain their freedom in no distance time.

The delegation was sent to Zamfara to commiserate with its people over the kidnap of 217 schoolgirls from the Government Girls Secondary School, GGSS, Jangebe in Talata Mafara Local Government Area, a week ago.

The leader of the delegation, Senator Hadi Serika has however asked President Buhari and his cabinet to study events that led to the recent abduction in the state.

The delegation condemned the act, describing it as inhuman but assured that the federal government will take drastic measures against the reoccurrence of such violence.
Source – Daily Post

Teenage siblings, one other arrested for cultism in Anambra
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Two teenage brothers, Uche Ugonna and Ebube Ugonna from Amawbia, Awka South Local Government Area of Anambra State have been arrested for their involvement in cultism.

The state Police Public Relations Officer, CSP Haruna Mohammed who disclosed the news of their arrest to DAILY POST said the boys were aged 18 and 19 years respectively.

Also arrested is a 25 years old boy Arinze Onwuamaeze of Ogbunike community in Oyi Local Government Area.

Mohammed in a press release said, “On 28/2/2021 at about 6:20am, after receiving credible intelligence report, police operatives attached to the Command Special Anti-cult unit(SPACS) arrested three notorious cultists following raids conducted at their hideouts.
Source – Daily Post