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Call for Amaechi’s removal, aimed at weakening Buhari’s govt –Sagay


Chairman of the Presidential Advisory Committee against Corruption, Professor Itse Sagay (SAN) said, yesterday, that calls for  the sack of Transportation Minister, Rotimi Amaechi, were meant to weaken President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration.
Prof. Sagay also described calls for Amaechi’s removal as “malicious.”
Two Justices of the Supreme Court, Sylvester Ngwuta and John Inyang Okoro, whose homes were raided  by operatives of the Department of State Services (DSS), last  month, had, in separate  letters to  the former Chief Justice of Nigeria, (CJN) Mahmud Mohammed and the National Judicial Council  (NJC) alleged that the former Rivers State governor made entreaties to them, to swing  judgment in favour of the All Progressives Congress (APC) over pending governorship election cases before them.
Justice Ngwuta specifically alleged that Amaechi  begged him to facilitate the removal of Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose as well as invalidate the election of Rivers Governor, Nyesom Wike.
In his letter,  he specifically mentioned Amaechi and Minister of Science and Technology, Dr. Ogbonnaya Onu, as two top APC leaders who approached him on election matters.
Taking it up from there, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP)  and some Nigerians asked president Buhari  to  remove  Amaechi from his cabinet, pending investigation of corruption against him.
But, addressing newsmen, yesterday, in Lagos, Prof. Sagay, who spoke in his personal capacity, said agitation for Amaechi’s removal  was meant to weaken the Buhari administration and cast aspersion on its anti-corruption crusade.
“Mere allegations cannot have enough weight  to affect the position of such  a high official as Amaechi, otherwise, knowing the disposition of Nigerians for putting people down, no office holder will be safe in this country.
“It is, therefore, improper and ridiculous to compare  the position of the Justices, in whose houses millions of naira and hundreds of thousands of dollars were recovered, to that of Amaechi against whom there is only the mere ipse dixit of the judges.
“The sudden anti-Amechi narrative is consistent with the objectives and interests of chief promoters and funders of judicial corruption during election petitions.  Those powerful opposition politicians are well known. To be more specific, they are from Rivers and Akwa-Ibom states. They are the ones who financed judicial corruption and brought that great institution, the Judiciary to its knees, after the 2015 elections.’’
“These allegations are intended to undermine and weaken the Buhari-led Federal Government, by depriving it of the service, input, ideas and productivity of some of its brightest stars. This was intended to set the stage for charging the government with ineffectiveness and cluelessness. In other words, it was an attempt to reduce the image and perception of this federal government to the low level of their own late and unlamented government.
“Therefore, the call for Amaechi to step down is malicious and vindictive. It should be ignored with complete ignominy.’’
Prof. Sagay,  who accused the Supreme Court Justices of “diversionary tactics,” further advised them to face the grave allegations against them.
“This outburst by the two Justices is surprising, considering that it was totally unrelated to be raids of their premises, their arrest and subsequent charges before our courts.  Men of that status should not indulge in such diversionary activities in the midst of grave and ominous charges facing them.  I would have thought that they would use the time at their disposal to prepare their defences against the serious charges they face.
“In any case, given their status as Supreme Court Justices, even in the middle of the adversity confronting them, they should not have engaged in a distraction totally incompatible with the dignity and respect that their high offices attract.
“It is demeaning for them to abandon their legitimate defence in order to smear a high official of the Buhari government, which latter, they probably consider to be the source of their predicament.”

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12-year-old boy kills landlady as condition to be initiated into a cult

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A 12-year-old boy, who allegedly robbed and killed his landlady at Abraka, Ethiope East Local Government Area, Delta State, yesterday, was among those paraded for various offences by the state Police Command, yesterday.


The state Commissioner of Police, Mr. Zanna Mohammed, who briefed reporters on the arrest of over 60 kidnappers, robbers, murderers, cultists and ritualists in the last three weeks, said the teenager confessed that he committed the act because a cult group told him that one of the conditions for initiation was that he must have been involved in a criminal act.

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Super Falcons striker, Asisat Oshoala, comes to Falz defence with regards to statement about glorifying fraudsters

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Nigerian professional footballer, Asisat Oshoala, who plays as a forward in the Chinese Women’s Super league for Dalian Quanjian F.C., took to her Instagram to express deep concern about how people are now proud to be fraudsters.



In Falz’ defense, she insisted fraudsters shouldn’t be glorified.

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Zimbabwean Church leader in s*x scandal as photos naked photos and sex acts with 33 girls is exposed

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A Zimbabwean church leader, Nyasha Light Nyatsungo is enmeshed in a sex scandal and might also be facing legal action, after his ex-girlfriend flooded social media with his nude photo.
It was gathered that the Nyatsungo allegedly sent a nude picture of his Cape Town based ex–side chick, Shingi Mavenge, to his other girlfriend only identified as Beula who later broadcasted it on social media.
According to H-Metro, in an apparent fit of rage, Mavenge posted a WhatsApp chat she had with Nyatsungo’s wife identified as Nyasha Nhahumbi as well as a group chat with some of her former lover’s concubines.
According to Mavenge, she has gotten information that Nyatsungo has at least 33 girlfriends and has ditched his wife of eight years.
She adds that Nyatsungo bedded a girl who was their neighbour as well.
Mavenge said that the church leader’s wife revealed that they even consulted their local pastor in Mutare who failed in his attempts to mend Nyatsungo’s ways.
According to H-Metro, Nyatsungo, a married father of two, has denied ever circulating the picture, labelling Mavenge as a bitter woman whom he just flirted with on Facebook and nothing more.
“This Nyasha guy must be stopped in his tracks. He is going to pay for all the damage that he has done to me. He was the only one who had that leaked picture and I am shocked why he would forward it to some other girl,” fumed Mavhenge who is working on taking legal action.
“I started dating this guy in 2015 and never knew he was married. He lied.”  fumed Mavenge yesterday.
“That guy is full of lies and at some point, we opened a group chat with his wife and some of his girlfriends. He normally targets single mothers” added Mavenge.
H-Metro was furnished with six other cellphone numbers of his girlfriend that include Fadzai, Mutsa, Essy, Juliana, Barbra among others. Mutsa confirmed she once had a relationship with Nyatsungo have since terminated it since she discovered he was married.
Mavenge confirmed they met once in Johannesburg when she had to fly from Cape Town to meet her man sometime in April.
“That night he didn’t even have money. I had to pay the R800 for the accommodation as he had no money. He wanted to have sex with me but I flatly refused. He even wanted it without protection and I said No. he looked terrible with clothes in a plastic shopping bag. I want to write a letter to Pastor Rex who is the head of (the church) in Harare so that this guy be stopped with his tricks and lies,” added Mavenge.
When contacted over the phone in Mutare Nyatsungo confirmed he knew Mavenge but never had a relationship with her.
“I know her and we once flirted on Facebook. We never had a relationship as she is alleging. I don’t know why she is bitter. I haven’t seen the nude pictures she is talking about but I heard about it from Beula. We live in a democratic country. She can go ahead and sue me if she feels her rights have been infringed upon. All the allegations she is making are false and I don’t know her motive in trying to tarnish my image,” said Nyatsungo.
He said he was still with his wife whose phone rang without response yesterday afternoon. Despite his denials, H-metro was furnished with pictures of Nyatsungo and Mavenge, the time they met in April.

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