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Nnamdi Kalu Has Been Abducted, Probably Killed- Lawyer Claims

  Counsel to the leader of IPOB, Nnamdi Kanu, Ifeanyi Ejiofor, has alleged that his client has been abducted and probably killed during the recent face-off between members of the secessionist group and the Military had in Imo and Rivers state recently. In a statement released yesterday, Ejiofor said since the September 14th “invasion” of Nnamdi…

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Governor Ikpeazu Extends Curfew in Aba ‘Till Further Notice’

The Abia State Security Council has reviewed the curfew in the state with a decision to extend it till further notice. According to a press statement published by THEWILL from Enyinnaya Appolos, Chief Press Secretary to Governor Okezie Ikpeazu, the curfew at Aba will now be effective from 10pm to 6am, starting from Monday. See the statement below:…

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Due Process Not Followed in Banning, Declaring IPOB Terrorist Organisation, Saraki Says

The Senate President, Bukola Saraki has stated that Defence Headquarters’ classification of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, as a terrorist organisation and the proscription of the group by South-East governors did not follow due process. In a statement issued on Monday, he insisted that both declarations announced last Friday by the military high command…

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DHQ Declares IPOB Terrorist Organisation

The Defence Headquarters, DHQ, on Friday declared that the Nnamdi Kanu-led Indigenous Peoples of Biafra, IPOB, has metamorphosed into a “militant terrorist organisation”, disclosing that it reached this conclusion after professional analysis of recent developments in the South-East. This was contained in a statement issued by the Director of Defence Information, Major-General John Enenche, who…

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IPOB: Tension In Plateau As Govt. Imposes Curfew

The Plateau State Government on Friday imposed a dusk-to-dawn curfew on Jos Metropolis following “rumoured skirmishes, tension and confusion” over the situation in South-East. The government, in a statement signed by Mr Emmanuel Nanle, Director of Press Affairs, said that the action was to avert a further breakdown of law and order. It said that…

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Nigerian Army Commences Probe of Trending Video Showing Soldiers Torturing IPOB Members

The Headquarters 82 Division Nigerian Army has begun investigating a video clip trending on social media and other platforms, which seems to show soldiers humiliating some civilians at a checkpoint in Abia State. This was disclosed in a statement signed by Colonel Sagir Musa, Deputy Director, Army Public Relations, 82 Division Nigerian Army. “The issue…

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Python Dance Not Targeted at Nnamdi Kanu, Nigerian Army Says

The Nigerian Army in Enugu, said on Tuesday that the military exercise in the South-East, code-named ‘Operation Python Dance 2’, was not targeted at the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu. Col. Sagir Musa, the Deputy Director, Public Relations, 82 Division, said this when he briefed newsmen at the NUJ Secretariat,…

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Army, IPOB Members Clash During Show of Force Operation Near Kanu’s Umuahia Home

One person was injured on Sunday evening when soldiers reportedly opened fire on supporters of the leader of the Indigenous Peoples of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu at his Afraukwu Umuahia country home, Abia state. Narrating the incident to journalists, Kanu’s lawyer, Ifeanyi Ejiofor, said the soldiers stormed the IPOB leader’s home in an armoured tank…

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