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Nnamdi Kanu: Combined security forces besieged my country home

Leader of the outlawed Indigenous People of Biafra, Nnamdi Kalu, claims that “a combined security forces” besieged his country home in Isiama Afara-Ukwu Ibeku, Umuahia, Abia State.

Woman crushed to death in police station

Tragedy struck at the Central Police Station, Aba, on Saturday, when a widow simply identified as Mrs. Peace was crushed to death in a strange accident at the station.

Police: How commercial motorcyclist was killed in Aba over alleged N100 bribe

The police command in Abia State have confirmed Wednesday’s alleged killing of a commercial motorcyclist, also called “okada operator,” at Umuokereke Ngwa community near Aba.

Full list: Police release telephone numbers of PROs nationwide

With a view to making Nigeria safer and more secure for economic development and growth, the Public Relations Officer of the Nigeria Police Force DCP Frank Mba has released the hotline of PRO of state commands nationwide.

Police kill one, injured two in shootout with ‘robbers’

Operatives of the Abia State Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) have killed a member of a robbery gang terrorising Obingwa Local Government Area and its environs.

Police declares killer cop wanted, places N500, 000 bounty

The leadership of the Abia State Command of the Nigerian Police on Monday declared one sergeant Collins Akpugo under its command wanted over his involvement in the killing of one Chibuike Onuoha.

Police arrest 22 suspected cultists in Abia

The Abia State Police has arrested suspected members of a secret cult group operating in Umuahia, the state capital, and its environs.

Gunmen shoot tricycle operator in Aba for reportedly foiling kidnap

Gunmen suspected to be kidnappers, yesterday, shot a yet-to- be-identified tricycle operator in the head in Aba, the commercial hub of Abia State.
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Gunmen kidnap mechanic in Abia

Unknown gunmen yesterday kidnapped a mechanic, Ngozi Alozie, along Opobo road, Aba.
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Train crushes truck driver to death in Aba

A truck driver whose identity has yet to be determined was crushed to death in Aba by a cargo train late on Thursday.

Police confirm murder of young man in Aba

The Police in Abia on Sunday confirmed the murder of a young man, Ugochukwu Mbadi by suspected hired killers in Aba, the commercial hub of the state.

Abia elections: APGA candidate arrested over alleged assassination attempt

The All Progressives Grand Alliance, APGA, House of Assembly candidate for Aba North Constituency of Abia State, Destiny Nwagwu, has been arrested by the men of Nigeria Police, Aba Divisional Command.

Benue, Abia get new CPs ahead of Saturday’s election

A new Commissioner of Police, Mr Awosola Awotinde, has been posted to Abia State, while Mr Umar Muri replaced Mr Omolulu Bishi as CP in Benue State ahead of Saturday’s Governorship and state House of Assembly elections.

Gunmen attack warehouse, kill policeman in Aba

A group of yet-to-be identified gunmen who attacked one of the warehouses in Aba, the commercial nerve of Abia State have reportedly killed one of the police officers attached to Aba Command of the Nigeria Police Force.

Abia community seeks Governor Ikpeazu’s protection over attacks

The people of Isu clan in Arochukwu local government of Abia State have cried out to the state governor, Dr. Okezie Ikpeazu, over the incessant attacks by the neighbouring Utuma community of Cross River State, saying that Abia government had waited too long to come to their aid since the periodic attacks started in 2014.

Female lifeless body found in Abia community

Residents of Umuabai Afara road in Umuahia the Abia state capital have been thrown into confusion as they woke up Friday morning to meet lifeless body of a yet-to-be-identified lady.

Mob burns suspected robber to death in Aba

An angry mob lynched and burnt to death a suspected armed robber who was among a gang of seven that invaded Eziama area in Aba on Monday.

Police deny arrest of suspect with election result in Abia

The police command in Abia State has said that it was not aware of the alleged arrest of a man in unlawful possession of election materials, including written result sheets for the botched presidential and National Assembly elections.

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A middle aged woman whose name was given as Agnes Okekpe has been raped to comma by suspected Fulani herdsmen in Ebenebe community, Awka North Local Government Area of Anambra State.
A retired National Boxing Coach, Samson Aransiola, on Monday said that indigenous boxers were being robbed of a place in the heavyweight category because the sport lacked adequate investment in the country.

Onoriode Ehwariemi vows to win WBF title for Nigeria

Onoriode “Godzilla” Ehwariemi of Nigeria has vowed to defeat his Argentine opponent, Argentina’s Ariel “Chiquito” Baracamonte, when they clash for the World Boxing Federation (WBF) Intercontinental heavyweight title at GOtv Boxing Night 20.

UN condemns killing of four humanitarian aid workers in Borno

UN humanitarian coordinator in Nigeria Mr Edward Kallon said in a statement at the weekend that the international community was saddened by the killing of the four aid workers.
Juventus women’s player Eni Aluko has said she felt discriminated against while in Turin and was treated like former Colombian drug lord Pablo Escobar when walking through an airport.

Eniola Aluko: I was treated like a drug baron while at Juventus

Eni Aluko has spoken openly about the way she was treated during her time in Italy at Juventus due to the colour of her skin.
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Super Eagles star counts blessing with club, national team

With just a few weeks to the end of 2019, Super Eagles and Paderborn SC of Germany left-back Jamilu Collins has expressed his delight after what he described as a positive year following successes with both club and country.