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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.
Commuters traveling through Lafia-Akwanga Federal Highway were on Friday left stranded for over six hours, following the heavy rain that flooded the bridge at Shabu near Lafia.
Also, the minister freely lampooned the Executive Director, Research and Advocacy of the Association of Nigerian Electricity Distributors (ANED), Mr. Sunday Oduntan, who responded to his orders for the Discos. He specifically called Oduntan an interloper.
The federal government has explained why the former National Security Adviser, Sambo Dasuki, will not be released in spite of bail granted.
The Commissioner for Information in Abia, John Okiyi, has said that the government’s plan for Enyimba International FC to return to Enyimba Stadium, Aba, this month was no longer feasible.
Senegalese migrants feared missing in the Mauritanian desert after their boat washed ashore have been found safe and well in the country’s second-largest city, a security source said Friday.
The Buhari Media Organisation (BMO) has praised President Muhammadu Buhari for the unveiling of the logo and the planned take-off of Nigeria Air in December.
At least five miners in South Africa were killed Sunday following an underground fire, the government said, while a rescue operation was ongoing for the sole survivor.
UN agencies said a record-breaking of about 123 million, or nine out of 10, infants, received at least one dose of diphtheria-tetanus-pertussis vaccine in 2017 globally.
Herdsmen have killed six persons who brought stolen cows to Iware Market in Ardo-Kola Local Government Area of Taraba State.
Former Real Madrid president Ramon Calderon has criticised the club's decision to sell Cristiano Ronaldo to Juventus, describing the transfer as a "historic error".