12 Years After, Apo Six Finally Gets Justice & Other Top Stories Today

In Case You Missed It: Omojuwa.Com brings you a recap of top stories in the NEWS today 9th of March, 2017.


See photos of the officers sentenced to death over Apo Six killings

An FCT High Court has convicted and sentenced two out of five policemen accused in the extrajudicial killings of six Apo traders in 2005 to death.   The accused Ezekiel Acheneche and Emmanuel Baba were convicted of homicide punishable by death under section 22 1a of the penal code while others were absolved of wrongdoing and discharged.

Foreign airlines reverse boycott of Kaduna airport as Ethiopian Airlines complete first flight

Some foreign airlines have reversed their boycott of Kaduna International Airport as alternative aerodrome during the temporary closure of Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport (NAIA) Abuja, for repair works.

Referee helped Barcelona qualify – Wenger

Arsene Wenger has claimed that referees helped Barcelona, in their dramatic comeback against Paris Saint-Germain on Wednesday, but instead killed their own attempt to do the impossible at home against Bayern Munich.

VIDEO: “My husband humiliated me so much”, Tonto bares it all in new interview.

Nollywood actress, Tonto Dikeh towed the Tiwa Savage path by revealing the details of her troubled marriage in a tell-all interview with journalist, Azuka Ogujiuba recently.

Tension in Kaduna as Hausa, Igbo traders clash over dog named ‘Muhammad’

A fight broke out in new Panteka market along the Nnamdi Azikiwe bypass when an Igbo man allegedly named his dog Muhammad.

Al-Shabaab leader, Hussein Mukhtar surrenders

The African Union Mission in Somalia, AMISOM, on Thursday confirmed that the leader of the militant group al-Shabaab has surrendered to government forces in Baidoa town in southern Somalia.

Justice At Last: Court sentences 2 police officers to death over Apo killings

Justice Ishaq Bello of the Federal Capital Territory High Court on Thursday found two accused persons, Ezekiel Acheneje and Baba Emmanuel, guilty for their roles in the killing of six Igbo traders in 2005.

Senate orders CG Hameed Ali to appear before it wearing a Customs uniform

The Senate has ordered the Comptroller-general of the Nigerian Customs Service, Hameed Ali to appear before it next Wednesday in his appropriate uniform.

1 feared dead as Police, Eiye Cult group clash in Ejigbo.

There was pandemonium on Oboye Street in the Orilowo end of Ejigbo community yesterday, March 8, 2017, after a gang suspected to be cultists engaged the operatives of the Anti-Robbery Squad in a free for all fight.

Kaduna Airport Operated Sixteen Flights Before Noon.

It has been a busy day at the Kaduna International Airport, as local airlines arrive in their numbers.

‘World’s heaviest woman’ undergoes surgery in India, loses 100 kgs.

Indian doctors said Thursday that an Egyptian who was believed to be the world’s heaviest woman had successfully undergone weight-loss surgery after losing over 100 kilograms (220 pounds).

Grandfather cuts off baby’s penis during circumcision

A 59-year-old man, Mr Ziworitin Keke, has allegedly cut off part of the genitals of his eight-month-old grandson while circumcising the boy at Ondewari, a coastal settlement in Bayelsa.

Man Bathes Inside Gutter To Celebrate Barcelona Win (PHOTOS)

Photos of a young man who celebrated in style after Barcelona made an incredible comeback in the history of UEFA Champions League are currently trending online.

“I left N20 billion in state’s coffers for Akeredolu’s government” – Mimiko

The immediate past government in Ondo State led by Dr. Olusegun Mimiko said it left N20 billion in the state coffers, refuting allegations by the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) that it inherited N150 billion debt.

Obama ‘disgusted’ by Donald Trump’s wiretapping claims – Aide

President Barack Obama was irked and exasperated in response to his successor’s uncorroborated wiretapping accusation, sources close to the former president, though these sources say Obama’s reaction stopped short of outright fury according to CNN.

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