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The Armed Forces of Nigeria (AFN) on Sunday said that the air component of its Operation Hadarin Daji has neutralised about 200 armed bandits in Katsina State.
The South East Governors Forum has expressed dismay that the Inspector General of Police allegedly reneged on its agreements on practice and composition for establishment of community policing in the zone.
Imeobi Igbo Forum, a pan-Igbo grassroots socio-cultural organisation, on Monday urged South-East governors to mass-produce and distribute face masks to help protect the citizens against COVID-19 pandemic.
The umbrella body of all the town unions in the South East, ASETU, has sent save our soul message to the South East Governors, appealing to them to arrange as soon as possible, the evacuation of all her sons and daughters stranded across different parts of the globe as result of COVID-19 pandemic.
A pan-Igbo grassroots socio-cultural organisation, Imeobi Igbo Forum, has advised the South-East governors to embrace unified lockdown procedures and programmes within the zone to check the spread of Coronavirus.
The Alaigbo Development Foundation (ADF) has rejected a community policing proposal for the South-East region.
Lawyer urges Southeast governors not to write federal government over establishment of security outfit
Mr Monday Onyekachi Ubani, an activist and immediate second vice-president of the Nigeria Bar Association (NBA), has faulted alleged moves by South-East governors’ to write to the Federal Government before establishing a security outfit for the region similar to Amotekun.
Leader of the Movement for the Actualisation of Sovereign States of Biafra (MASSOB), Uchenna Madu, has urged South East governors and other Igbo leaders to rally and give a befitting state burial to the deceased parents of Nnamdi Kanu.
The Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, on Monday declared that it won’t allow Fulani herders under the auspices of Miyetti Allah associations in the South East.
President General of Ohaneze Ndigbo, Chief Nnia Nwodo, has expressed disappointment over negligence of fire fighters at the Ochanja market in Onitsha, Anambra state during the fire explosion that engulfed the market.
President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the sum of N10billion as an intervention fund for the upgrade of the Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu.
South East Governors and leaders of the region are expected to meet with President Muhammad Buhari in Abuja this week.
The Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria, on Sunday, charged the five South-East governors to take measures to ensure that adequate security was provided for the people of the zone.
The Federal Airport Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has commenced the rehabilitation of the runway at the Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu.
Ohanaeze Ndigbo Youth Council Worldwide, has assured Nigerians that the activities of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, would come to an end, if the country adopts an Igbo presidency come 2023.
Sources have revealed that South-east governors and some Igbo leaders are afraid of travelling abroad, owing to the threat issued by the leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu.
The President of Ohanaeze Ndigbo, John Nnia Nwodo, has said that no amount of insultive, provocative and incendiary speeches can get the Igbos Biafra or Restructuring.
Cameroon’s military says three of five men recently arrested by Togolese police and portrayed by Togolese media as notorious criminals who committed serious offenses against Togolese citizens are Cameroonian soldiers, while the other two are former convicts. The three military men stole weapons from the military headquarters in Yaoundé and went to Togo’s capital, Lomé, where they used the weapons to harass Togolese, according to Togolese police.
Israeli Defense Minister Benny Gantz apologized on Sunday for Israeli police’s shooting to death an unarmed, autistic Palestinian man in East Jerusalem on Saturday.
The Lagos State Government would soon embark on the ‘Register-to-Open Initiative’ toward the gradual reopening of the economy in the state.
The candidate of the All Progressive Congress (APC) for the Ibadan Southeast/Northeast Federal House of Representatives in Oyo state during the 2019 general election, Mr Deji Aboderin, has defected to the ruling People’s Democratic Party.
The operatives of Rapid Response Squad (RRS) has arrested a 19-year-old National Diploma holder of Yaba College of Technology, Lagos as the brain behind the blackmail of Queen Salawa Abeni with nude photographs.
RMC says Juve asked about De Jong during talks over Barca’s interest in Miralem Pjanic and Mattia De Sciglio.
As President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration clocks five years on May 29, the Presidency has said that the victory of the President in 2015 saved the country from total collapse.
The West African country is battling an Islamist revolt, which has also exacerbated deadly inter-ethnic tensions. Since 2015, nearly 900 people have died and 840,000 have fled their homes.
The Ukrainian Premier League said on Saturday it had postponed one of its matches after several players tested positive for coronavirus.
Government officials in the Democratic Republic of Congo have denied any manipulation of its figures for coronavirus cases and deaths.