Saturday, October 16, 2021

South-East

State of Emergency: Lai backs Malami, says IPOB greater threat than bandits

Mr Malami had on Wednesday threatened that the federal government will not hesitate to slam the emergency rule option should killings continue in the state whose governorship election comes up early next month.

IPOB warns churches against allowing political campaigns, fixes beef consumption ban date

The warning was issued by Chika Edoziem, who heads the Directorate of Service (DoS) arm of the secessionist group while broadcasting on Radio Biafra on Saturday.

FG has declared South-East red zone, Gov. Umahi claims

Although Eastern Security Network (ESN) the militia arm of the Indigenous People Of Biafra (IPOB) has been fingered, the group has repeatedly denied responsibility for the attacks.

Group charges s’east Governors to show leadership, secure their people

Igbo National Movement, INM, has urged the governors of the South East to rise up to their responsibility and provide security which is one of their core duties. INM said the spate of insecurity in...

Anambra deputy governor dumps APGA, joins APC

The chairman of APC Caretaker Committee and Yobe State Governor Mai Buni took him to President Muhammadu Buhari who welcomed him into the party.

Anambra rejects FG’s emergency rule, says killings worse in APC states

While the Indigenous People Of Biafra (IPOB) has been fingered in the killings, the secessionist group has repeatedly denied involvement.

Anambra 2021: Soludo remains APGA guber candidate, Supreme Court affirms

The apex court gave the affirmation on Thursday while delivering its verdict in a suit challenging which faction of the state's ruling party was authentic.

Okeke’s defection inconsequential, he left over failure to get our guber ticket: APGA

The APGA mouthpiece also said the opposition All Progressive Congress (APC) has no root in the state, reason it began luring defectors whom he described as political deadwoods.

SSS operative shot dead in Imo

The deceased, from Umuoyo, Irete in Owerri West Local Government Area of the state, was shot dead on Owerri-Onitsha Road.
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