WHY EVERY POLICEMAN IN ABIA WANTS TO BE POSTED TO ABA, STATE COMMISSIONER OF POLICE REVEALS

Ogbonnaya Ikokwu, Umuahia The Commissioner of Police in Abia State , Mr Ene Okon , has warned policemen in the state to desist from criminal activities , stressing that the number of officers involved in crime in Aba , the commercial hub of the state , was alarming. The CP gave this warning during his familiarisation tour with members of the Police Community Relations Committee in Aba , on Tuesday. He urged the officers to eschew indiscipline in its entirety and embrace the tenets of policing in the state .…

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ROBBERS TAKE OVER LAGOS COMMUNITY, SEND RESIDENTS PACKING

Residents of Alimosho Local Government Area (LGA) of Lagos State have raised the alarm over the continued attacks by armed robbers in the area. Many who could have relocated while those remaining now sleep with one eye open. Aside attacking residents, the robbers have also taken to stripping vehicles of their parts. The robbers attack at will, daring the residents of the area to confront them. One of the residents, who spoke to SaharaReporters, noted that the armed robbers usually operated in the wee hours of the day. According to…

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I DONT KNOW KANU’S WHEREABOUTS SAYS ABIA GOVERNOR

Abia State Governor Okezie Ikpeazu said yesterday he is unaware of the whereabouts of leader of Indigenous People of Biafra Nnamdi Kanu. Kanu is scheduled to appear in court tomorrow for his case but he has not been seen since September 24 when military men entered his compound. In Afaraukwu, Umuahia. Members of his outlawed organization are claiming that the military too him away a claim that has been denied. Foremr Abia State Governor Orji Uzor Kalu, said he was reliably told that Kanu had eloped to London through Malaysia.…

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LETHAL WEAPONS RECOVERED FROM KANU’S HOME ABIA POLICE COMMISSIONER

IPOB: Lethal weapons recovered from Kanu’s residence, says Abia CP Published October 12, 2017 PUNCH The Commissioner of Police in Abia, Mr Anthony Ogbizi, has said that lethal weapons, including petrol bombs and one double-barrel gun, were recovered during last Sunday’s raid on the residence of the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu. Ogbizi told newsmen on Thursday that the items were recovered during a joint operation by security personnel in the state. He said that the petrol bombs were found in buckets and incriminating documents and…

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PRODUCE KANU, HIS FATHER, AND MOTHER COMMUNITY CHARGES FG

OGBONNAYA IKOKWU 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’…

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TROOPS DEPLOYMENT: BUHARI, LIKE OBASANJO BREACHED THE CONSTITUTION – AHAMBA

The deployment of troops in ‘peace time’ by President Muhammadu Buhari and former president, Olusegun Obasanjo were in breach of the 1999 Constitution, Chief Mike Ahamba (SAN) has said. The constitutional lawyer criticized the National Assembly for not initiating impeachment proceedings against presidents who deployed troops in civil operations, without the assembly’s approval. Ahamba made this assertion recently in an interview with newsmen. He cited the current Operation Python Dance II in the Southeast, the Odi and Zaki Biam military operations, and the use of military during elections as constitutional…

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60 IPOB MEMBERS CHARGED TO COURT, REMANDED IN PRISON

A court on Monday remanded 60 members of the separatist group, IPOB, in prison. The Chief Magistrate Court sitting in Umuahia, Abia State, ordered that the accused be remanded at the Afara Federal Prisons in Aba, the Nation Newspaper reports. The IPOB members were among those arrested in the clashes with security officials which eventually led to the secessionist group being declared a terrorist organisation. IPOB is seeking an independent Igbo country of Biafra, while its leader, Nnamdi Kanu is currently being prosecuted for alleged treason. After the clashes in…

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FG GAZETTES BANNING OF IPOB, SENDS GAZETTES TO FOREIGN MISSIONS

Ade Adesomoju, Abuja The Federal Government has gazetted the order of the Federal High Court in Abuja which proscribed the Indigenous People of Biafra and designated the group as a terrorist organisation. The gazetting was part of the requirements imposed on the Federal Government by the court to finalise the proscription of the group. The Acting Chief Judge of the Federal High Court , Justice Abdu Kafarati, had, on September 20, issued the proscription order upon an ex parte application by the Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of…

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WHAT EASTERN GOVS, KANU AGREED UPON BEFORE IPOB WAS PROSCRIBED – UKO

Evangelist Elliot Ugochukwu Uko is the Founder of Igbo Youth Movement, Secretary of Eastern Consultative Assembly and the Deputy Secretary of Igbo Leaders of Thought. He was at the centre of the peace talks on Biafran agitation involving South-East governors, IPOB and Igbo leaders before IPOB was outlawed. In this interview with Associate Editor, Sam Egburonu, Uko reveals some of the agreements reached at the secret peace meetings.  AS a top official of the Prof. Ben Nwabueze-led Igbo Leaders of Thought and a youth leader, you have been at the…

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ARMY/ IPOB CLASH: IGP PROMOTES SLAIN OFFICER POSTHUMOISLY

The Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, has confirmed a post-humous promotion on the late Assistant Superintendent of Police (ASP), Cyril Nwosu who was killed when suspected members of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) attacked and burnt the police post in Ariaria, Aba. The inspector general who paid a visit to Abia State to show solidarity with the state government over the recent crisis, said the crisis was a trial to all Nigerians, but that the country had come out stronger and appealed to all Nigerians to make the unity…

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