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Today's Headlines: "Shun IPOB's Sit-At-Home Order" -Govt Tells Residents, US Navy Arrives Lagos

"Shun IPOB's Sit-At-Home Order" -Govt Tells Residents

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The Abia Government has asked residents of the state to disregard the sit-at-home order by the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra.

The government’s directive is contained in a statement issued in Umuahia by the Commissioner for Information, Okiyi Kalu.

Abia government advised law abiding citizens and visitors to go about their normal businesses without fear of molestation.

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US Navy Arrives Lagos

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The "USS Hershel Woody Williams", a marine vessel permanently assigned to Africa, arrived in Lagos on Saturday for a three-day training exercise with Nigeria and Ghana.

A press release by the U.S. consulate states that the vessel is to join a three-day sea training exercise with Nigerian patrol ships and members of Ghana’s Special Boat Squadron (SBS).


Akeredolu Speaks About Nigeria's Constitution

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Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State has reiterated his call for the constitution of the country to be redesigned.

According to Akeredolu, the yearnings and aspirations of the people must be reflected, as well as the interests of the various ethnic groups in the country well taken care of.

The Governor disclosed this at the 67th Anniversary and Annual Reunion of the Loyola College Ibadan Old Boys Association (LOCOBA).


Army Chief Visits Falgore Forests

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Faruk Yahaya, chief of army staff, has called on officers and personnel conducting the ongoing selection exercise for the 81 regular recruits intake into the Nigerian army to be fair and firm.

Yahaya gave the directive on Saturday, when he visited the Nigerian army fitness centre in Falgore camp in Kano state, where the screening exercise is taking place.

Onyema Nwachukwu, director of Army public relations, announced this in a statement on Saturday in Abuja.


Gunmen Kill 6 Persons In Kaduna

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Gunmen have killed six people in violent attacks on communities in Zango Kataf Local Government Area of Kaduna State, Daily Trust has learnt.

Five people were killed across some communities in Atyap chiefdom following attacks by suspected bandits.

The Commissioner for Home Affairs in the state, Samuel Aruwan, who confirmed the killings in a statement, identified some of the areas the attacks took place to include Kurmin Masara, Madauchi Forest, Jankasa General Area and Ungwan Rana.

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