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The Nigerian Army says it has apprehended three suspected members of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, for being in possession and sharing leaflets inscribed: “No Election in Anambra”.
Three members of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) in Aba, the commercial nerve of Abia State, were on Sunday arrested by Army personnel attached to 144 Battalion under 14 Brigade, Ohafia.
Governor Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia has warned soldiers deployed in the state to desist from alleged extortion and molestation of residents.
Abia new commissioner of police had claimed during a press briefing in Umuahia on Thursday that lethal weapons including petrol bombs and one double-barrel gun were recovered during the raid.
A free medical outreach that the Nigerian Army extended to some communities in the South-East, as part of the ongoing Operation Python Dance 2, was described on Wednesday as a tool to depopulate the South-East region.
The Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, yesterday paid a one-day working visit to the operational base of Operation Python Dance II at the Nigerian Army Language Institute (NALI) in Isuikwuato Local Council of Abia State where he held a closed door meeting that lasted for one and half hours with Deputy Governor Ude Oko Chukwu.
Founder of Ohanaeze Ndigbo, a socio-cultural organisation, South Africa chapter, Chief Jonas Udeji, on Tuesday urged the Nigerian military to exercise restraint in their operations in the South-East states.
At least two persons were shot while many were injured on Sunday evening when the supporters of the leader of the Indigenous Peoples of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu, and soldiers clashed in Umuahia, Abia State.
The Abia State police command yesterday arraigned 10 tricycle (Keke) operators for allegedly instigating a clash between their members and soldiers of the 14 Brigade Ohafia last Monday at Isigate in Umuahia.
The Police Service Commission (PSC) says it will continue to ensure that promotions in the Nigeria Police Force were regular and exemplary performance recognised.
President Donald Trump has issued an executive order to ban Venezuela’s new national cryptocurrency, the petro. It’s the first cryptocurrency-related executive order a president has issued and another blow to an already dubious virtual token that’s supposedly backed by oil reserves, as Venezuela’s president Nicolás Maduro has said.
Arsenal and Real Madrid will stage two legends matches this year, with former club greats getting together to raise money for charity.
The National Chairman of the Action Peoples Party, Ikenga Ugochinyere, on Monday stated that Nigeria is at the brink of total collapse under President Muhammadu Buhari-led All Progressives Congress administration.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Monday congratulated Vladimir Putin on his re-election as Russia's president, while stressing the need for continued dialogue to address key "challenges".
Juventus and Italy captain Gianluigi Buffon has said he will continue playing for as long as he remains motivated to "suffer" and "fight".
Two suicide bombers were killed in a failed attempt to infiltrate a suburb of Maiduguri, the Borno State capital.
Britain is to target wealth linked to the Kremlin in response to the poisoning of a former spy, foreign minister Boris Johnson said Sunday ahead of a visit by international chemical weapons experts.
Three men have appeared in a Harare court for overpowering an armed policeman and stealing materials worth nearly $5 000 from the building site of Bona Mugabe’s mansion.
The President of the Senate Dr. Bukola Saraki has expressed sadness over the death of Sen. Ali Wakili who was the chairman of the Senate committee on Poverty Alleviation.