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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.
UEFA Europa League winners Atletico Madrid shaded a five-goal thriller against Super Eagles B today in Uyo to win the GOTV Max Cup.
The Nigeria Football Federation has commenced the payment of 30 per cent allowance to its players and coaches participating in the 2018 World Cup in Russia, an official said.
Nigeria recorded a total investment commitment of 83 billion dollars between January 2017 and March, Mr Okechukwu Enelamah, the Minister of Industry, Trade and Investment, said.
The Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet) has predicted cloudy morning conditions over the Central states of the country on Wednesday with prospects of localised thunderstorm over Yola, Jos, Lafia, Ibi, Makurdi and Abuja.
Two suspected cattle rustlers terrorising Eregi Fulani Camp in Katcha Local Government Area of Niger state, have been arrested by the state Police Command.
Turkish prosecutors issued arrest warrants for 101 members of the air force, including one general and several colonels, over suspected links to the organisation of a religious leader blamed for the 2016 coup attempt, state-run Anadolu news agency reported.
Wife of a commissioner in Zamfara and six children have been abducted by gunmen in the early hours of Tuesday at Gurbin Bore village in the state , the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports.
Russian star Maria Sharapova giggled with delight as she revealed how she plucked up the courage to pop the question and got to practise with Rafael Nadal at the Italian Open.
The Nigeria Police Force has paraded 13 suspects arrested for criminal conspiracy, pipeline vandalism and theft of product of Premium Motor Spirit, PMS.
A 39-year-old woman, Esther Olawale, was on Wednesday arraigned before an Ile-Ife Magistrates’ Court, Osun State, for allegedly stabbing a pastor with broken bottle.