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Prophet Of Sotitobire Weeps As Court Remands Him, Six Others In Prison Over Missing Boy

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The General Overseer of Sotitobire Miracle Centre, Akure, Ondo state, Prophet Babatunde Alfa was seen weeping as an Akure Chief Magistrate Court ordered him alongside six others to be remanded in the Olokuta Correctional Centre in Ondo state over allegations bordering on conspiracy to kidnap of a missing boy.

The suspects were arraigned at the Akure magistrate’s court sitting at Oke-Eda by the Department of Security Service, DSS after they had spent two weeks in their custody.

The missing boy, Gold Kolawole was said to have been kidnapped during a Sunday service at the headquarters of the church in Osinle area of the state capital on November 10.

Read Also: Lies And Propaganda: Ondo Police Says Missing Boy Was Not Exhumed From Akure Church

The church members arraigned alongside the clergyman include Omodara Olayinka Margaret Oyebola, Grace Ogunjobi, Egunjobi Motunrayo, Esther Kayode and Peter Anjorin.

The prophet while being led out of the court into a waiting black maria with the six other accused persons could been seen weeping.

Prophet Alfa was accused of conspiring with the 6 others to kidnap and aid the kidnap a one-year-old boy, Gold Eninlalopuwa kolawole at the Sotitobire Praising Chapel in Akure.

The offences are said to be punishable under section five of Ondo State Anti-kidnapping and Anti-Abduction law 2010.

The matter was adjourned till January 17 next year by the trial magistrate, Mrs Charity Adeyanju.

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  1. Victor

    December 26, 2019 at 2:59 pm

    God would surely take control and review all evil

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Donald Duke: Security Operatives Selling Weapons To Boko Haram

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Donald Duke

Former Governor of Cross River State, Donald Duke, has claimed that the Boko Haram terrorist group gets most of its weapons from security operatives.

Speaking on Channels Television, the former governor called on the President Muhammadu Buhari government to investigate the nation’s security forces and flush out the bag eggs.

He said: “Boko Haram insurgents who have been responsible for most heinous crimes, get their weapons from the security operatives.

Also Read: Boko Haram: ‘Be Hurt In Your Pursuit Of Justice For The Dead’, Ezekwesili Tells Buhari

“Most of the weapons used by Boko Haram come from our armoury, we will need to look into that. Why are we selling weapons to the enemy?”

Speaking further, Donald Duke pointed out that the Nigerian military and police in the northeast must be adequately motivated to achieve results.

He also called for the use of intelligence to combat insecurity such as kidnapping across the country.

 

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Insecurity: Restructuring Not As Critical As Hunger And Poverty – Amaechi

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Insecurity: Restructuring Not As Critical As Hunger And Poverty – Amaechi

Rotimi Amaechi

Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi has stated that the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari is more concerned with getting rid of hunger and poverty than restructuring.

Amaechi a former Rivers State governor stated this on Sunday while speaking on Channels Television’s Sunday Politics.

The minister, however, admitted that there is nothing wrong with calls for the restructuring of the country.

Also Read: Amaechi Apologises For Abuja-Kaduna Train Breakdown

Amaechi said: “If to you what is important is restructuring, I don’t see anything wrong with restructuring. But I’m saying it is not the most critical problem we have.

“The most critical problem we have is hunger and poverty, which is breeding insecurity.”

 

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Insecurity: Buhari Can’t Protect Nigeria – Moghalu

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Insecurity: Buhari Can't Protect Nigeria - Moghalu

Kingsley Moghalu

A former deputy governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Professor Kingsley Moghalu has expressed that President Muhammadu Buhari is not capable of protecting Nigerians or confronting the security challenges facing the nation.

The former presidential candidate made this remark in his reaction to the killing of 43 rice farmers in Borno State by Boko Haram insurgents on Saturday.

Also Read: Boko Haram: ‘Be Hurt In Your Pursuit Of Justice For The Dead’, Ezekwesili Tells Buhari

He described the incident as a national tragedy which is a pointer to the fact that Nigeria is becoming a failed state under the leadership of President Buhari.

He also lambasted the government and security agencies, accusing them of intimidating and arresting peaceful #EndSARS protesters demanding better governance but unable to do anything to insurgents terrorizing the entire country.

He wrote:

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