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Today's Headlines: "Deal With IPOB Members" - IG Charges Officers, Ganduje Meets Olu Of Warri

Deal with IPOB members - IG Baba Usman charges officers

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The Inspector-General of Police, IGP, Alkali Baba Usman, has urged officers of the Delta State Police Command to arrest and deal with members of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB.

Usman gave the charge while addressing officers of the Command during a one-day working visit on Monday.

He said: “It is expected that whatever affects Anambra State may likely affect, especially Asaba. It is just the bridge that is separating the towns.

“There are always spillovers of agitations and demonstrations from Onitsha to Asaba.

Ganduje Meets Olu Of Warri

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Governor of Kano State, Abdullahi Ganduje, on Monday paid homage to the new Olu of Warri Kingdom, Ogiame Atuwatse III.

Ganduje was said to have arrived Delta State earlier in the day for a condolence visit to the family of late Brigadier-General Dominic Oneya (retd.), a former military administrator of Kano State, who died in the early hours of Thursday, August 5, at the age of 73.

Recall that Oneya was also a former president of the Nigeria Football Federation.

Kaduna Baptist students’ abductors promise to release all abductees, free 15

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Some parents of the abducted students of Bethel Baptist High School, Kaduna, have said the kidnappers called them to pick up their children at different locations with the promise that they (students) have all been released.

However, only 15 of the students, who were kidnapped in July, regained their freedom on Sunday after 46 days in the captors’ den.

The students, who were picked up at different locations by their parents after calls were placed to them (parents) by the abductors, were discovered to be weak and could barely walk.

Gunmen Kill 4, abduct 50 others in Zamfara

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Gunmen killed four people and abducted 50 others in Goran Namaye town in Maradun Local Government Area of Zamfara, police in the state confirmed on Monday.

The Command’s Public Relations Officer, SP Muhammad Shehu, made the disclosure to newsmen in Gusau on Monday.

Shehu said the attackers, who came in large numbers, invaded the town around midnight on Sunday, killed four persons and abducted 50 others.

He, however, said that the police tactical operatives had been deployed to the area.

According to him, CP Yakubu Elkana, has ordered immediate search and rescue operations for the victims.

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