Maybe a good person in a very wrong political party: North survives on govt–Sen. Kanti Bello

By DICKSON OKAFORThe just concluded national convention of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has been described as a milestone in the polit­ical history of Nigeria. Senator Kanti Bello came to this conclusion after the opposition party ap­pointed national leaders recently in Abuja. The maverick politician and three-term lawmaker, who represented Katsina North in the Senate…

Man arrested with human skull •‘I belong to Dey-Well cult, skull is that of Victoria’

A 41-year-old suspected cultist, kidnapper and ritualist, Onwuzuruike Nwakaogwu, has confessed to his involvement in a cult group popularly called Dey-Well at Igwuruta village, Ikwerre Local Government area of Rivers State, just as he revealed the identity of the deceased whose skull was found with him as Victoria. The suspect claimed his efforts at getting…

2015: Opposition floods so-called South with Northern migrant voters •Arrested suspects open up •As security reports fingers Senator

TOP flight security reports arising from arrests of northerners in the southern region have revealed a plot by one of the leading opposition parties to flood the South-South and South-East geopolitical zones with northern migrant voters ahead of the 2015 presidential polls.ADVERTISEMENTThe plot, already under implementation, has led to movement of thousands of northerners to…

Confab threatened as consensus group splits

Vice-Chairman, National Conference, Prof. Bolaji AkinyemiThe National Conference may end in chaos as it winds down its activities, Sunday Punch has discovered.Crisis has hit the National Consensus Group of the confab, which was set up to keep the conference and delegates in focus, despite conflicting views and different positions on issues.The consensus group was created…

Ralph Uwazuruike and 220 MASSOB members arrested by Nigerian Soldiers

By CHIDI NNADI, EnuguNo fewer than 220 members of the Movement for the Actualisation of the Sovereign State of Biafra (MASSOB), includ­ing leader of the group, Chief Ralph Uwazuruike, were yesterday arrested by the soldiers at a check-point at Okigwe, Imo State, for allegedly put­ting on Biafran uniform.They were arrested on their way to Monobil…

50 terrorists, 12 soldiers, policemen killed in Borno attacks

BY NDAHI MARAMA, MAIDUGURIAtleast 12 soldiers,  4 policemen and four civilians were feared killed with the destruction of Divisional Police Headquarters, market, shops, houses and vehicles when about 200 heavy armed gunmen in  Toyota Hilux vehicles attacked Damboa Local Government Area of Borno State.Likewise,  Vanguard gathered that more than 50 of the terrorists were killed…

Kaduna violence: Over 150,000 flee

Not less than 150,000 villagers have fled their villages in Sanga Local Government Area, LGA, of Kaduna State after four days of attacks, last week, by alleged Fulani armed men on native Ninzom communities left about 200 dead.