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War: Russia bombards Ukraine with kamikaze drones

War: Russia bombards Ukraine with kamikaze drones

A Ukrainian military official has revealed that Russian forces are using kamikaze drones for cross-border attacks into the northeastern Sumy region of the country. The portable so-called kamikaze drones carry warheads and detonate on impact. They are small and disposable devices equipped with cameras and GPS that when launched, locate nearby enemy assets and dive on command. The town of Krasnopillya was shelled with mortars four times and bombarded with “kamikaze drones,” Dmytro Zhyvytskyy said Tuesday, according to CNN. Four people were wounded, he added. “In general the situation is quite tense. Yesterday the communities and territories along the border…
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Buhari claims IPOB blowing up oil pipelines, funded by foreign countries

Buhari claims IPOB blowing up oil pipelines, funded by foreign countries

President Muhammadu Buhari has linked oil theft and pipeline vandalism to the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB. Buhari said the vandalism and oil theft carried out by IPOB is responsible for the shortfall of the daily production quota in Nigeria. He disclosed this during a question and answer session with Bloomberg, a United States, US-based publication. The president urged foreign countries to designate IPOB as a terrorist organization. He accused the international communities of funding the separatist group. Buhari claimed IPOB was being funded through international financial networks. “Criminality and terrorism in oil-producing regions hamper production, and it would help…
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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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Court strikes out FG’s amended charge against Kanu

Court strikes out FG’s amended charge against Kanu

Justice Binta Nyako of the Federal High Court, Abuja, on Wednesday struck out a six-count amended charge brought against the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Nnamdi Kanu. The judge threw away the fresh charges following its withdrawal by counsel to the Federal Government, Adamu Kaatu. Citing the need for the government to open the trial of Kanu after years of delay, Kaatu opted to withdraw the new charges when it was discovered the trial cannot be opened when an amended charge is pending. Apparently desperate that witnesses be called to give evidence against Kanu, the government lawyer…
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‘We are waiting for you’ IPOB dares Herdsmen over threat to take over Igboland

‘We are waiting for you’ IPOB dares Herdsmen over threat to take over Igboland

The Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, has replied to the alleged threat by some group of herders to attack and take over the entire South-1East geopolitical zone. According to reports, there has been threat by the herdsmen to invade the region and take over the land as they have done to other places across the country. The spokesman of the secessionist group, Emma Powerful, while reacting to a statement by a former Head of State, General Yakubu Gowon, lamenting the killings in Benue State by suspected Fulani herdsmen, said they are waiting for them (herdsmen) to do their worst in…
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