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Suspected kidnappers kill woman in Aba

Gunmen suspected to be kidnappers on Wednesday night shot dead a woman in the commercial city of Aba, Abia State, for allegedly putting up resistance when the hoodlums tried to abduct her.

Anambra guber: Three IPOB members arrested for distributing anti-election leaflets – Nigerian Army

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”.

Anambra guber: Nigerian Army arrests 3 IPOB members over plans to disrupt election

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 Ikpeazu warns soldiers against extortion of Abia residents

Governor Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia has warned soldiers deployed in the state to desist from alleged extortion and molestation of residents.

Nnamdi Kanu’s family faults Abia CP Anthony Ogbizi’s claims over arms recovery

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.

South-East residents accuse Nigerian Army of plotting to depopulate region with medical outreach

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.

Buratai visits operational base, meets Abia’s deputy gov

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.

Whereabouts of Kanu, father, mother unknown

The troops of the Operation Python Dance II allegedly invaded the family home of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) leader, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, in Afaraukwu, Abia State, around 5:00 p.m. yesterday.

Gov. Ikpeazu declares 3-day curfew in Aba

Gov. Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia has declared a three-day curfew that will last between the hours of 6 p.m. and 6 a.m. in the commercial city of Aba with immediate effect.

Soldiers surround Kanu’s home, invade NUJ office

Tension has returned to Umuahia, the Abia State Capital, as a detachment of soldiers from the Nigerian Army has surrounded the Afaraukwu country home of the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu.

Ohanaeze Ndigbo-South Africa urges military to be cautious in Southeast operations

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.

Military denies invading Kanu’s home

The military has denied the trending report that it invaded the home of Mr. Nnamdi Kanu, leader of Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), killing three people.

Two injured as soldiers, IPOB members clash in Abia

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.

Abia police arraign 10 tricycle operators over clash with soldiers

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.

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Commuters stranded along Lafia-Akwanga road, as flood submerge bridge

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.

Minister: Power DisCos rattled by federal government’s resolution on service delivery

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AGF: Why federal government cannot release ex-NSA Dasuki

The federal government has explained why the former National Security Adviser, Sambo Dasuki, will not be released in spite of bail granted.

Official: Enyimba’s July return to Aba no longer feasible

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Missing migrants found in Mauritanian city

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.