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NRC cancels resumption of Abuja-Kaduna train service

NRC cancels resumption of Abuja-Kaduna train service

The Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC) has suspended the resumption of train services on the Abuja-Kaduna Train route. NRC stopped operations on the route, following an attack on a train by bandits. Eight passengers died during the attack, while many were kidnapped. The train service was scheduled to resume on Monday, May 23, 2022, but in a statement on Friday, Yakubu Mahmood, the spokesperson of NRC, said a new date would be announced soon. “Sequel to our earlier Press Release No. 10 dated 16th May 2022 on the above caption, the General Public is kindly invited to note the Nigerian Railway…
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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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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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Unknown armed arsonists set Nnewi South LGA Secretariat, police station ablaze

Unknown armed arsonists set Nnewi South LGA Secretariat, police station ablaze

ONITSHA – Barely 48 hours after unknown arsonists set ablaze Idemili North Local Government Headquarters Ogidi on fire, other arsonists have burnt down Nnewi south council Secretariat at Ukpor and also a police station in the area The incident according to sources occurred Tuesday night when the arsonists first set the Secretariat ablaze before proceeding to the police station to complete their mission. A reliable source from the area recalled that the Ukpor police station had been burnt during the endSARS protest and was later rebuilt only for it to be burnt down for the second time just as the…
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