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Court sentences Danish national to death for killing Nigerian wife, daughter

Court sentences Danish national to death for killing Nigerian wife, daughter

A Lagos High Court on Friday sentenced a Dane, Peter Nielsen, a Danish National to death by hanging for killing his Nigerian wife and daughter. Justice Bolanle Okikiolu-Ighile convicted Nielsen, 54, on two counts of murder brought against him by the Lagos State Government. The judge sentenced Nielsen to death by hanging on both counts. The Dane was charged with the death of his wife and singer, Zainab, and their three-year-old daughter, Petra. Lagos State Government accused him of smothering Zainab and Petra to death at 3.45 am at No. 4, Flat 17, Bella Vista Tower, Banana Island, Ikoyi, Lagos…
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2023: IPOB warns APC, PDP, others not to bring their rallies to South-East

2023: IPOB warns APC, PDP, others not to bring their rallies to South-East

The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has warned political parties against holding rallies in the South-East. This was contained in a statement issued on Friday by the group’s spokesman, Emma Powerful. Powerful specifically warned Ikechi Emenike, who is contesting for Abia governorship under the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC). “We want to advise Chief Ikechi Emenike and his APC people not to hold any political rally in Umuahia tomorrow, Friday, May 20, 2022, while they kept quiet and did nothing when Fulani bandits kidnapped passengers including female students along Okigwe/ Uturu road. “We cannot allow Emenike and his…
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2023: Implosion imminent over northern agenda to retain power — Farouk

2023: Implosion imminent over northern agenda to retain power — Farouk

The ongoing plot by the national leadership of the All Progressives Congress, APC, to retain power in the North in 2023 could implode the party and the nation, a former coordinator of the Arewa Political Forum of Nigeria, Alhasan Farouk, has warned. According to Farouk,  “unless drastic interventions are taken, next year’s general elections may prove the final straw for Nigeria’s 62-year experiment as a highly combustible union of disparate ethnic groups each with an unyielding aspiration to determine its own destiny and a shared suspicion of a nursed domination agenda”. Farouk, a chieftain of the APC in Bauchi, said…
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Alleged killing of Army couple in Imo State: Probing questions for the military

Alleged killing of Army couple in Imo State: Probing questions for the military

By Chimaobi Nwaiwu, NNEWI THE Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, yesterday dismissed the alleged killing of an Army couple allegedly attending their wedding in Imo State, describing not clear, questionable and a smokescreen by the military to invade Imo State in order to kill innocent people. The pro-Biafra group said that it has conducted an investigation and has come to the conclusion that no Igbo family has lost any soldiers in recent time in any part of South East, wondering how the Army came about the alleged killing of the soldier couple. IPOB described the reported killing of the soldier…
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Go after enforcers of sit-at-home orders, IPOB tells security-men

Go after enforcers of sit-at-home orders, IPOB tells security-men

•Warns against the killing of innocent Igbo youths •Court rejects Kanu’s bail request, strikes out FG’s fresh charge •Simon Ekpa tackles Nyako for refusing Kanu bail •Five gunmen arrested in Anambra •Armed arsonists set Nnewi South LGA Secretariat ablaze. By Ikechukwu Nnochiri, Chidi Nkwopara,Dennis Agbo, Chinonso Alozie & Chimaobi Nwaiwu THE Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, yesterday, said it does not have any problem with the military, particularly, the Nigerian Army’s killing of criminals and hoodlums still enforcing its long canceled Monday weekly sit-at-home order. The group said it would never support criminals making the South East unsafe for habitation,…
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