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Election: Nigerian Army remains apolitical, neutral – spokesperson

The Nigerian Army has denied allegations that it attached soldiers to politicians with the explanation that the army would “remain apolitical, neutral and totally insulated from any form of politics”.
Chris Ezike

Police honour serving, retired officers for meritorious service

The police command in Abia on Saturday night organised an appreciation/farewell party in honour of serving and four retired officers in the command.

Operation Python Dance: Troops prevent inter-communal clash in Abia communities

Troops of Operation Egwu Eke III, also known as Operation Python Dance 3, have prevented inter-communal clash between two communities in Ohafia Local Government Area of Abia.

Operation Python Dance: GOC urges troops to respect human rights, foster peaceful co-existence

The General Officer Commanding (GOC) 82 Division, Nigerian Army, Maj.-Gen. Abubakar Maikobi, has urged troops of operation Egwu Eke III to respect human rights and foster peaceful co-existence.

Nigerian military, others conduct ‘show of force’ in South East, South South

The 82 Division Nigerian Army (NA) and other security agencies, Wednesday conducted a Joint Show of Force (JSOF) in Abia, Anambra, Cross River, Ebonyi, Enugu and Imo States.

Police, army, others in show of force over IPOB stay-at-home

A detachment of the police, army, navy and the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps on Wednesday embarked on a show of force on major streets in Umuahia.

Police impound imported military uniforms in Abia

Abia State Police Command has impounded a large quantity of military uniforms, allegedly imported from China and stocked at a warehouse in Aba, the commercial hub of the state.

Insecurity: GOC assures of continuous training, re-training of army personnel

Maj.-Gen. Adamu Abubakar, General Officer Commanding 82 Division of Nigerian Army, Enugu, has assured Nigerians of continuous training and re-training of Nigerian Army personnel to effectively tackle insecurity.

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.

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I can’t remember my earnings as Chief of Army Staff – General Bamaiyi tells court

Retired General Ishaya Bamaiyi has told an Ikeja High Court that he could not recall how much he earned as salary as former Nigerian Chief of Army Staff.

Elections: Police deploy 4,000 personnel in Bayelsa

The Commissioner of Police, Bayelsa State command, Aminu Saleh, Thursday said over 4000 policemen will be providing security for the rescheduled elections on Saturday.
1 The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Thursday distributed sensitive materials to all 16 local government areas in Ekiti state ahead of the governorship election.

INEC: Voting materials got to right destinations

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Ekiti State has again assured the electorate that the sensitive and non-sensitive materials already distributed for the conduct of Saturday’s elections got to the right destinations across the 16 local government areas of the state.
Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, the Chairman, Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC)

INEC: 19 states have completed deployment of election materials

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has revealed that 19 states have completed deployment of electoral materials, while other states would complete their deployment by the end of today (Thursday).