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21 suspects escape from police cell in Abia

No fewer than 21 persons arrested and detained by the police in Ohafia, Abia State have escaped from the cell where they were kept.

Two sewage workers reportedly die inside soak away pit in Aba

Two persons have reportedly been found dead inside a soak away pit in Aba the commercial nerve of Abia State.

15 students injured ‘rapists’ attack girls school in Abia

At least 15 students of the Methodist Girls Model Secondary School Ovim Isuikwuato, Abia State were early Friday morning wounded when suspected rapists invaded their dormitory ordering them to strip.

Ohanaeze Ndigbo rejects grazing colonies

The apex Igbo socio-cultural group, Ohanaeze Ndigbo, has rejected the proposal by the Federal Government to establish grazing colonies for Fulani herdsmen across the country, saying the recent killings of people by the herdsmen in Benue and Taraba states have exposed the dangerous path, which Nigeria would be walking through such a gamble.

Explosion destroys missionary school in Umuahia

A huge fire from an explosion at Saclux Paints Industry in Umuahia, the Abia capital, on Sunday destroyed a missionary school building in the neighbourhood.

Army chief Tukur Buratai knows Nnamdi Kanu’s whereabouts – family

Emmanuel, the younger brother of the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu, has insisted that the Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. Tukur Buratai, knows the whereabouts of the IPOB leader.

Traders count losses after robbery in Aba warehouse

Traders at a fabric warehouse on Ehi Road in Aba, the commercial nerve of Abia State, said they lost over N1m to yet to be undefined gunmen who attacked the warehouse.

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.

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APC rules out crisis in national convention

The Sub-Committee on Monitoring, Coordination and Compliance of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Convention Committee, has allayed fears that the convention, scheduled holding on Saturday, would be marred by crisis.