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APGA dedicates governorship victory to Ojukwu’s memory

The All Progressive Grand Alliance (APGA) has attributed its Anambra governorship election victory to the “larger-than-life image” of the late late leader of the party and Ikemba Nnewi, Chukwuemeka Ojukwu. The APGA National Chairman, Victor Oye, stated this in an open letter entitled “Letter to Ojukwu” he issued in Awka, …

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Buhari congratulates Governor Obiano on re-election victory

President Muhammadu Buhari has commended the people of Anambra State, the governorship candidates, the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, election observers as well as security agencies on the peaceful conduct of the November 18 gubernatorial election in the state. According to the president, “the processes leading to the election and …

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Buhari’s visit: Police warn IPOB, parties’ supporters

The Ebonyi Police Command on Monday warned the Indigenous Peoples of Biafra (IPOB) and political parties’ supporters against disruptive acts during President Muhammadu Buhari’s visit to the state on Tuesday. Ebonyi Commissioner of Police (CP), Titus Lamorde, gave the warning in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) …

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Abdullsalami Abubakar speaks on Biafra agitation

Abdullsalami Abubakar speaks on Biafra agitation

A former Military Head of State, General Abdullsalami Abubakar has said the major challenge facing Nigeria as a nation now was national unity and cohesion. General Abubakar, who spoke while responding on behalf of those who received awards from Modibbo Adama University of Techbology, Yola, observed that in as much …

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Buhari orders fresh offensive against Biafra agitators, others

President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday ordered security agencies to apprehend persons or groups threatening the peace and unity of the country through inciting statements, instigate civil disobedience, riot and rebellion. Those who fall into this category include MASSOB, IPOB, among other groups seeking secession. The President gave the directive in …

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Police arrest Onitsha publishers printing handbills for IPOB

The Anambra State Police Command on Thursday arrested two publishers in Onitsha who were allegedly printing handbills for the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra in respect of November 18 election boycott in Anambra State. The Commissioner of Police in the state, Mr. Garba Umar, disclosed this at a press conference …

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Nigeria to compensate civil war victims, clears bombs

Nigeria has agreed to pay compensation to victims of the country’s civil war, 47 years after it ended, and clear former conflict zones of abandoned bombs and landmines. Court papers made available on Monday showed the government had accepted to 88 billion naira ($245 million, 210 million euros) in damages. …

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Biafra war: You lied, IPOB, FFK tell Gowon

The Indigenous People Of Biafra, IPOB, has reacted to a claim by ex-military head of state, Yakubu Gowon, that late warlord, Odumegu Ojukwu caused the Biafra civil war. IPOB asked Mr. Gowon to stop making “false” statements against the late warlord. The group accused Mr. Gowon of having the penchant …

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