Biafra: Nigerian Army reveals those behind Nnamdi Kanu, IPOB

Biafra: Nigerian Army reveals those behind Nnamdi Kanu, IPOB Nigerian Army on Friday said politicians were behind the agitation by Nnamdi Kanu and his group, the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB). Director of Army Public Relations, Brig.-Gen. Sani Usman, in a statement, lamented that such persons were doing so for their selfish interest. He said: “It is so sad and unfortunate that a particular group of people, for political expediency and mischief, are trying to set the military and Nigerian society against each other. It is sad and unfortunate.” Usman described…

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Biafra: South-South youths call for proscription of IPOB, want Kanu’s lawyer arrested

Biafra: South-South youths call for proscription of IPOB, want Kanu’s lawyer arrested As reactions continue to greet the deployment of military forces under the name, Operation Python Dance 11 (Egwu Eke Ebo) to south-eastern part of Nigeria, youths from the south-south region of the country have called for the immediate proscription of Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB before it gets too late. IPOB is a group under the leadership of Nnamdi Kanu agitating for the rebirth of the defunct Republic of Biafra. The group, under the aegis of Youths of…

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What we are doing to ensure Abia violence doesn’t spread – Nigeria Police chief

What we are doing to ensure Abia violence doesn’t spread – Nigeria Police chief The Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, on Thursday briefed Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on the outbreak of violence in some parts of Abia. After the briefing, Mr. Idris told State House Correspondents that the police was adopting a three-pronged approach to resolve the crisis. “The strategy we are using is to ensure that we deploy policemen throughout the country. “Secondly, we are in touch with the government. “We are trying to mobilise the political leadership to…

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Nnamdi Kanu: Biafra National Guard declares war against Nigerian Army

Nnamdi Kanu: Biafra National Guard declares war against Nigerian Army Biafra National Guard (BNG) says the Operation Python Dance II, to be carried out by the Nigerian Army in the South-east was targeted at Nnamdi Kanu and other agitators. A statement Wednesday morning by self-styled ‘Major Nkuma’, said BNG knew that the operation “is a show of force and genocide intention which has already started”. It, however, said the Army should be prepared for BNG warning that its the leadership of General Innocent Orji was ready for war. The statement…

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Nigeria, Cameroon matches dominate Google searches

Nigeria’s 4-0 first leg win over Cameroon in the ongoing World Cup Qualifiers, dominated searches this week on Google. Google’s spokesman Mr Taiwo Kola-Ogunlade made the announcement in a dispatch to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Friday in Lagos. According to Kola-Ogunlade, this week’s top trending search terms on Google range from sports to celebrity news. He said that sports-loving Nigerians got excited over the Eagles’ performance against their counterparts in the qualifiers. The Eagles are now leading their group with 10 points from matches played so far.…

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Nigeria set to qualify; Ghana, SA slump

Victor Moses inspired Nigeria to take a step closer to World Cup qualification on Friday but Cameroon, Ghana and South Africa suffered serious blows to their chances of reaching next year’s finals in Russia. Moses scored once and helped set up two others as Nigeria hammered African champions Cameroon 4-0 in Uyo to keep up their 100 percent record in Group B. The Super Eagles advanced to nine points, seven ahead of Cameroon, who host Nigeria in a return game on Monday but whose hopes of an African record-extending eighth…

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