Saturday, October 16, 2021

South-East

Flout sit-at-home again and have yourselves blamed, IPOB’s ESN dares Anambra community

The secessionist group has repeatedly distanced its paramilitary arm from the violent campaigns, including those visited on defaulters flouting its aborted sit-at-home order still being complied with across the geo-political zone.

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.

Policeman shot dead as soldiers neutralise 3 unknown gunmen in Anambra

Troops however gave them a hot pursuit, and engaged the gunmen in a gun duel.

Officer injured as police repel attack on Enugu divisional HQ

There are feelers that the hoodlums, who are currently being trailed by the police, must have escaped with serious gunshot wounds.

IN FULL: Final list of guber candidates for Anambra 2021 published

Also in the 18 candidates list published on Thursday were Prof. Chukwuma Soludo of the All Progressives Grand Alliance and Senator Andy Uba of the All Progressives Congress.

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.

Buhari unaware of Malami’s threat to impose state of emergency in Anambra: Obiano

Mr Malami, who also doubles as the Justice Minister, said should the spike in violence increase again in the All Progressive Grand Alliance (APGA) controlled state, the federal government won't hesitate to choose the option.

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.

Biafra is madness, South-East elite don’t want it: Gov. Umahi

He said should the country be dissolved, the Igbo people, like what was obtained during the civil war, stand to lose more unlike other secessionist agitators in the South-West region.
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