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Today's Headlines: “Surrender Now” - Ohanaeze Tells IPOB, Bandits Attack Zaria Leprosy Centre

“Surrender Now” – Ohanaeze tells IPOB, warns FG over Kanu’s health

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Ohanaeze Ndigbo Worldwide, an apex igbo group has advised members of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, to surrender to the federal government and plead for clemency.

In a statement sent to POLITICS NIGERIA on Sunday, signed by its Secretary-general, Okechukwu Isiguzoro, the group also called on the Nigerian government to give captures IPOB leader, Nnamdi Kanu, medical attention.

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It will be recalled that Kanu’s lawyer, ifeanyi Ejiofor raised alarm over his client’s health alleging that he was ‘tortured’ and currently suffering from a heart ailment.

Crystal Palace appoint Viera as new manager

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Crystal Palace on Sunday announced the appointment of former Arsenal midfielder Patrick Viera as their head coach. 

The Club announced Viera’s appointment in a statement on their website on Sunday. 

“Crystal Palace Football Club are delighted to confirm the appointment of Patrick Vieira as its new manager for the next three seasons,” the statement reads in part. 

Viera, 45, will be taking over from Crystal Palace former coach Roy Hodgson, who announced his exit from from the club on May 18.

Bandits attack Zaria Leprosy Centre, abduct 7

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Bandits on Sunday morning attacked the staff quarters of National Tuberculosis and Leprosy Training Centre in Zaria, Kaduna State, where they abducted 7 persons.

Vanguard gathered that the bandits who came in a large number, struck around 12:30am and abducted 5 staff of the centre and two nursing mothers.

“The armed bandits came in large number around 12.30 am and cordoned the area to avoid any re-enforcement,” a source told Vanguard.

UI governing council directs fresh VC appointment process

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Governing Council of the University of Ibadan has directed that a fresh process towards the appointment of a substantive Vice-Chancellor of the university should commence.

The decision of the council at its meeting held last Friday was conveyed in a statement issued by the secretary to the council, Olubunmi Faluyi, on Sunday.

This is as the Chief John Odigie-Oyegun led council cancelled the previous exercise that was stalled owing to crises.

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