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NOA, Nigerian Army partner on de-radicalisation of insurgents

The National Orientation Agency (NOA) and the Nigerian Army are partnering to de-radicalise repentant insurgents in the North-East and implement counter-narratives to discourage insurgency.

Retired Biafran policemen payment’ll bring closure to civil war – Sharon Ikeazor

The Federal Government on Friday said the payment of pension benefits to retired Biafran police officers was aimed at ‘bringing closure’ to the painful legacies of the Nigerian Civil War.

Atiku hails President Buhari’s approval of payment of pension to pardoned Biafra police personnel

Former vice-president of Nigeria, Atiku Abubakar, has commended President Muhammadu Buhari, for approving the payment of pension to police personnel, who served under the defunct Biafran police during the civil war.

IPOB urges Igbos to boycott Anambra guber election

The Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, has advised its members in Anambra State not to go out between 6pm November 17 to 6pm om November 18 in a bid to boycott the gubernatorial election in the state.

Governor Okezie Ikpeazu lifts curfew in Aba

Governor Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia State has lifted the 10p.m. to 6a.m. curfew imposed on Aba on September 12, as a result of improved security situation in the commercial city.

President Buhari approves payment of pension to retired Biafran police officers

The police officers who served in the defunct Biafran Police during the 30 months Civil War may heave a sigh of relief as President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the payment of pension to those who were granted presidential pardon in 2000.

Senate rejects moves to blacklist THISDAY, Punch

The Senate, on Wednesday, rejected one of the recommendations of its committee on Ethics, Privileges and Public Petitions for the withdrawal of the Senate accreditation of THISDAY and Punch newspapers, over a purported negative report about its leader, Ahmad Lawan.

UPP asks National Assembly to probe Operation Python Dance II in South East

The United Progressive Party (UPP), yesterday called on the National Assembly, NASS, to probe activities of the Nigerian Army Operation Python Dance II in the South East.

Governor Nyesom Wike is an ally of IPOB – APC

The Rivers State chapter of the All Progressives Congress, APC, on Tuesday alleged that the State Governor, Nyesom Wike, is an ally of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB.

Ohanaeze Youths Council rejects restructuring, asks President Buhari to dialogue with IPOB

The Ohanaeze Youths Council, OYC, Tuesday, rejected the call for the restructuring of Nigeria.

Court tells Senator Enyinnaya Abaribe to produce IPOB’s Nnamdi Kanu or lose N300m bail...

Justice Binta Nyako of the Federal High Court, Abuja, has fixed Nov.20 for Sen. Enyinnaya Abaribe and two other sureties to produce Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) leader, Nnamdi Kanu, for trial.

Fed govt asks court to revoke Nnamdi Kanu’s bail, send him back to prison

The Federal Government on Tuesday appealed to an Abuja Federal High Court to revoke the bail of Nnamdi Kanu, leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB.

Court orders Senator Eyinnaya Abaribe, two other sureties to explain Nnamdi Kanu’s whereabouts

Justice Binta Nyako of the Federal High Court in Abuja on Tuesday ordered Senator Eyinnaya Abaribe, and two others standing as sureties for the leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu, to explain the IPOB leader’s whereabouts.

IPOB leader Nnamdi Kanu absent as Nigeria treason trial resumes

The leader of a pro-Biafran group that wants to break away from Nigeria failed to show up in court on Tuesday as his treason trial resumed, an AFP reporter said.

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