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IPOB sit-at-home fails in Imo, Enugu, Ebonyi, as Igbos defy order

The sit-at-home protest declared by the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) across the South East and South South region of the country was fairly complied with across the south-east states.

Police teargas protesting pro-Biafra women in Owerri

The women who wore black attire with some of them topless started their protest from Okigwe road. Also, some of them were said to have been arrested by the police.

I planned my abduction to extort N500,000 from my grandfather – teenager

Operatives of the anti-kidnapping unit of the Imo State Police Command have apprehended 18-year-old Chisom Igbokwe, who allegedly stage-managed his own abduction in order to extort N500,000 from his grandfather.

Group asks Okorocha to halt Owerri market demolition

Space for Change, a non-governmental organisation, has asked Rochas Okorocha, Imo state governor, to halt the demolition of structures in Eke-Ukwu market, Owerri, the state capital.

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