NIGERIAN LADY RECOUNTS HOW SHE SUFFERED PUBLIC HARASSMENT IN THE HANDS OF IPOB BOYS WHO WAYLAID THEM IN ABA

Bridget Anurika Eze narrated the humiliating experience she, her boss and others around suffered at the hands of thugs/touts claiming to be in support of the struggle for Biafra. In a post on Facebook, She wrote; All my life I have never had a first hand experience of public harassment like today. As part of our normal routine in the office and the scheme at large, we left for facilities inspection at Aba, and off Aba along port Harcourt road. After we were done and coming back, we got to enyimba Junction/bakassi,coman see ipob…

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NNAMDI KANU HAS ENOUGH MONEY TO FLY HIS FAMILY OUT OF NIGERIA IF WAR BEGINS, LADY BRIEFLY SEPARATED FROM HER PARENT DURING THE ABA CRISES YESTERDAY CRIES OUT

Abia state governor, Okezie Ikpeazu, yesterday declared a three-day curfew in the state capital, Aba, following a clash between members of the Indigenous People of Biafra IPOB and some soldiers. Ada Nweke was briefly seperated from her parents, especially her mother who has a shop at the market the violent showdown happened, and she took to Facebook to narrate a compelling eyewitness account. Aba has been on fire since this Afternoon,right now we are under a curfew that started by 6pm this Evening. I was in my room this afternoon…

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PLATEAU GETS NEW POLICE COMMISSIONER, JEREMIAH UNDIE

  The Inspector General of Police (IGP), Ibrahim Idris has appointed Jeremiah Undie as the new Police Commissioner for Plateau state command. This was made known in a statement yesterday by state Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), Tyopev Terna. According to him, “Undie has reported to Plateau state and has fully taken over charge of the Police command from his predecessor, Peter Babatunde Ogunyanwo.. “Prior to his current appointment, Undie was the Commissioner of Police in charge of Finance and Administration Department at the Force Headquarters in Abuja. “He has…

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JONATHAN ASKS APC TO ACCOUNT FOR N14TR, OTHERS

Former President Goodluck Jonathan has denounced claim by ‎the All Progressives Congress (APC) that he looted public treasury during his reign. The ex-president, however, asked the APC-led government to account for N14 trillion ‎which he claimed it budgeted in the last two years. He also asked the  ruling party to explain to Nigerians why despite its claim to have recovered almost N2 trillion from his administration as looted funds, Nigeria still wants to borrow N1.6 trillion. He was reacting to an alleged statement by the National Publicity Secretary of the…

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FACEBOOK USER RECOUNTS HORRIBLE EXPERIENCE IN THE HANDS OF BIAFRA AGITATORS

A lady, Bridget Anurika Eze took to Facebook on Tuesday to recount her horrible experience in the hands of Biafra agitators. Eze, whose profile indicates that she works with the National Health Insurance Scheme, said she was with her colleagues on a routine inspection of facilities when they encountered the Biafran agitators at Eyinmba Junction. From the junction, Eze and her colleagues observed that the ever busy area was deserted until they saw men belonging to the Indigenous People of Biafra group harassing people. Eze wrote, “Before we knew it…

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SARAKI TALKS ABOUT THE LEGACY HE WANTS TO LEAVE BEHIND IN THE SENATE

Senate President Abubakar Bukola Saraki, ahead of the resumption of the Senate from its annual recess, has stated that his focus since he assumed office as the presiding officer of the 8th Senate on the 9th of June 2015, has been to build an effective and efficient legislature that directly impacts the lives of all Nigerians. In a statement signed by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Yusuph Olaniyonu, Saraki emphasised that the role of the legislature in a young democracy like Nigeria was often misconstrued, hence, it was…

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DANGOTE CONSIDER BID FOR SOUTH AFRICA CEMENT

Dangote Cement Plc is among those considering counteroffers for PPC Group Ltd. that could signal a bidding contest for South Africa’s largest cement maker, according to people familiar with the matter. Dangote Cement Plc sees a bid for the Johannesburg-based company as a way to accelerate expansion outside its home market of Nigeria, said the people, who asked not to be named as the matter is private. PPC will consider any rival offers to the joint approach by Canada’s Fairfax Financial Holdings Ltd. and domestic rival AfriSam Group Pty Ltd.…

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HOW SOME APC ASPIRANTS REJECTS NWOYE

Eight governorship aspirants on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC) have asked for the cancellation of the election that produced the party’s candidate, Dr Tony Nwoye, Daily Trust gathered yesterday. Dr Andy Uba, one of the 12 aspirants that contested the primary election, had claimed in a petition that the exercise was marred by irregularities. The secretary of the Dr Hassan Lawal-led Election Appeal Committee, Dr Nosa Aladeselu, said the panel received a number of petitions yesterday while submitting their report to the APC National Organising Secretary, Senator…

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OUR EXERCISE IN THE SOUTH-EAST IS NOT TARGETED AT NNAMDI KANU: ARMY

The Nigerian Army has said the military exercise in the south-east, ‘Operation Python Dance 2’ is not targeted at leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu. Deputy Director, Public Relations, 82 Division of the army, Sagir Musa said this in Enugu while briefing reporters at the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) secretariat in Umuahia, Abia state capital. The deployment of troops to Abia State, especially the local government of Kanu had sparked tension. Musa denied reports that soldiers surrounded the house of the IPOB leader or placed him under arrest. “The…

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