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Today's Headlines: What I Promised Late Ojukwu -MASSOB Leader, Army Chief Vows To Deal With Bandits

What I promised late Ojukwu -MASSOB leader

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Founder of the Biafra Independence Movement (BIM) and Movement for the Actualisation of the Sovereign State of Biafra (MASSOB), Ralph Uwazuruike has reiterated that residents of the South-East will not take up arms in their pursuit of actualising the sovereign nation of Biafra.

Uwazuruike assured that the people of the region were committed to a non-violent approach in breaking away from Nigeria.

He claimed to have promised the late warlord Chukwuemeka Odumegwu-Ojukwu and the United Nations (UN) that people of the region would not engage in violence in their quest to have a separate nation.


Army Chief Vows To Deal With Bandits, Boko Haram

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Nigeria’s Chief of Army Staff Lt.-Gen. Farouk Yahaya has again vowed to deal “decisively” with bandits, UGM and Boko Haram terrorists with his repositioning of the army.

Mr Yahaya gave the assurance in a statement by the Director, Army Public Relations, Brig.-Gen. Onyema Nwachukwu, on Thursday in Abuja.

The army chief spoke at the second Senior Command and Leadership Seminar in Kaduna, stating that the army will be better positioned to deal decisively with all adversaries behind the threats to the country’s internal security.


Son, mother arrested for Internet fraud in Kaduna

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The Kaduna Zonal Command of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has arrested Lucky Ebhogie, Richman Godwin, Israel Justin and Precious Iwuji for Internet-related fraud.

They were arrested on August 5, 2021 in the Sabo area of Kaduna, following intelligence on their alleged involvement in internet fraud

Preliminary investigation revealed that the suspects are mostly involved in impersonation and romance scam; faking the identities of United States military personnel on foreign missions to deceive their victims.


Missing Islamic cleric found dead inside vehicle in Ogun

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The Chief Imam of Atiba in Ijebu-Ode, Alhaji Mushafau Bakare, was found dead in his newly acquired Toyota Highlander at Ikangba road, in Odogbolu Local Government Area of Ogun State.

The cleric, Tribune Online, learnt was declared missing a few days ago after he left his house for an outing within the town.

Efforts to locate him were unsuccessful as his mobile line rang out continuously when called.

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