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We’re Investigating Source Of Bomb Found In Primary School – Abia State Government
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We’re Investigating Source Of Bomb Found In Primary School – Abia State Government

  Following the discovery of an object suspected to be explosive at Union Primary School, Afaraukwu in Umuahia North LGA Abia State on Thursday, the state government has said it is currently working with relevant security agencies to unravel the source and nature of the explosive devices. The Commissioner for Information, Chief John Okiyi Kalu disclosed this on Thursday in a statement made available to ABN TV. He said the object is suspected to be relics of the civil war era, adding that EOD department of the Police is currently investigating to definitely ascertain what it is. The statement partly reads, "While initial examination of the devices shows evidence of corrosion leading to suspicion of the materials being relics of the civil war era, we are awaiting a defin...
Police Talk Tough As IPOB Threatens To Attack President Buhari In South-East
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Police Talk Tough As IPOB Threatens To Attack President Buhari In South-East

The Ebonyi State Police Command on Monday warned the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra and political parties’ supporters against disruptive acts during President Muhammadu Buhari’s visit to the state on Tuesday. IPOB had early on Monday asked President Buhari not to come to the South-East, which it referred to as ‘Biafraland,’ or else he would not leave the geopolitical zone alive. However, the Ebonyi State Commissioner of Police, Mr. Titus Lamorde, who gave the warning in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria in Abakaliki, assured the people that the command was well equipped to deal with all forms of security challenges before, during and after the President’s visit. According to Lamorde, any individual or group of persons that foment trouble before, during and after...
Abia Community Asks Fgovt To Produce Nnamdi Kanu’s Father, Mother
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Abia Community Asks Fgovt To Produce Nnamdi Kanu’s Father, Mother

Traditional chiefs of Afaraukwu community in Umuahia North Local Government Area of Abia State have asked the state government to assist them in finding out the whereabouts of the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu and his parents. They lamented that Kanu, his mother and father, who is the traditional ruler of the town, got missing following the September 10 invasion of Kanu’s community. They specifically said the disappearance of Eze Israel Kanu, his wife and son for more than three weeks after the soldiers’ invasion was giving them sleepless nights. When our correspondent visited the community on Saturday, the palace of Kanu’s father was still cordoned off while three vehicles riddled with bullets were on the palace’s premises. A member of Eze Kanu’s cabin...
Northern Groups Support Military Operation In South East
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Northern Groups Support Military Operation In South East

Some northerners have expressed support for the ongoing military operation in the south-east. But they cautioned against reprisal attacks on Igbo living in their region. At a press conference in Kano yesterday where they reacted to the clash between soldiers and members of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), the northerners under the aegis of the Coalition of Northern Groups (CNG), vowed to resist any attempt by the agitators to undermine the President Muhammadu Buhari administration. “The agitations and disturbances that have been ongoing since the coming to power of the Muhammadu Buhari and Yemi Osinbajo in 2015 are aimed at rendering the country practically ungovernable, and ushering in anarchy and instability, thereby occasioning a change of government by whatever means and t...

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