According to the television station, the attackers burnt down cars in the official residence of the Commissioner of Police
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The Party also regrets the incident at the National Union of Journalist Secretariat in Umuahia, Abia State capital, where some journalists were assaulted. Commendably, the Nigerian Army has tendered its apology and is investigating the matter.
The extension of the curfew was contained in a statement on Wednesday by the Chief Press Secretary to the Abia State Governor, Dr. Okezie Ikpeazu, Enyinnaya Appolos
Speaking at a press conference Wednesday morning, Charles Mbani, National President of the group lamented that from his discovery, the IPOB youths have been brainwashed into seeing the army as the enemy.
Col. Sagir Musa, the Deputy Director, Public Relations, 82 Division, said this when he briefed newsmen at the NUJ Secretariat, Umuahia, on the activities of troops deployed in Abia for the exercise.
An eyewitness, who simply identified himself as Frank, told the News Agency of Nigeria that the incident left many injured from both sides.
The group warned Nigerian Army not to take the patience of South-east and South-south Nigeria for weakness saying that any attempt by Military to repeat what happened in Zaria, Kaduna state in the region will immediately lead to breakdown of law and order in the entire country.
Colonel Sagir Musa, the Deputy Director, Public Relations, 82 Division, said this when he briefed newsmen at the NUJ Secretariat, Umuahia on the activities of troops deployed in Abia State for the exercise
An eyewitness, who simply identified himself as Frank, told the News Agency of Nigeria that the incident left many injured from both sides
Ikpeazu said the curfew was necessitated by the attack on the officers and men of the Nigerian Army by members of the Indigenous People of Biafra, led by Nnamdi Kanu
The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the governor met with IPOB chieftains a fortnight ago where they tabled their grievances to the governors in an expanded meeting held in Enugu.
Given the above, it is difficult to ignore Nnamdi Kanu – whether you admire or loathe him. There are several questions begging for answers. How did someone, who two years ago was unknown, come to become so influential in so short a period of time across the country? What forces propelled him to national consciousness? How come he is able to achieve such eminence among the Igbos who take pride in their republicanism and their achievement-oriented culture – despite his lack of personal accomplishment in either education or business?
The Chairman of the forum, Governor Dave Umahi of Ebonyi state, in a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Emmanuel Uzor, further described the report as a figment of the imagination of the writer.
The court, however, ordered that other respondents in the matter, namely: the Inspector-General of Police, the Commandant General, Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps and the Attorney-General of the Federation be served personally.
In an interview in the current edition of The Interview, Uwazuruike accused Kanu of working hand-in-glove with security services to destabilise the struggle for Biafra, starting with the forthcoming November 18 governorship election in Anambra State
IPOB made its position known in a statement by its spokesman, Comrade Emma Powerful, on Tuesday
Kanu spoke on Sunday against the backdrop of the application of the Federal Government on Friday seeking his re-arrest for violating the conditions of the bail granted him by a court in Abuja
Decrying the order issued by the President in its reaction to the directive, the group in a statement signed by its National Coordinator, Chief Willy Ezugwu, strongly condemned the order
Clarifying issues after the inaugural public intervention of the emergent pan-Nigerian Movement, the group Head of Secretariat, Olawale Okunniyi, said at the weekend in Lagos that a high powered consultative team, led by elder statesman, Prof. Ben Nwabueze, has already initiated a major tactical consultation across Nigeria to forge a negotiated consensus among critical stakeholders on how best to restructure Nigeria
Nwodo stated Ohanaeze Ndigbo’s position on Saturday in a statement, accusing the Federal Government of bias