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Soldiers displayed professionalism by peacefully asking woman dressed in Biafran colours to leave

Shortly after the Nigerian army arrested Chiwetalu Agụ, for flying the Biafran colours, though he has been released by the army, a woman is trending as she was also seen flying the Biafran colours also and tried to cause dispute with the Nigerian soldiers. She sat at the middle of the road, wearing the biafran colours, and obstructing traffic.

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Soldiers displayed professionalism by peacefully asking woman dressed in Biafran colours to leave

POLITICS

OPINION: How Obasanjo, Buhari's Pardon For Biafran Soldiers Answers The Question Of Nigeria's Unity

A piece of very commendable news filtered in today, the 16th of October that the Buhari led administration has granted pardon to 108 former Biafran soldiers and also, approved the payment of their gratuities and other emoluments by the military pension board. This move, started by former President Olusegun Obasanjo, has undoubtedly set the pace for genuine reconciliation between the Nigerian Government and some aggrieved ex-Biafran soldiers.

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OPINION: How Obasanjo, Buhari's Pardon For Biafran Soldiers Answers The Question Of Nigeria's Unity

POLITICS

The True Story Behind The Death Of Odumegwu Ojukwu, Who Died In 2011, At The Age Of 78

The Late Chief Emeka Odumegwu Ojukwu, former Governor of the Eastern region, and former Biafran leader, was a man who was popularly and widely known. He died on the 26th of November 2011, but its unfortunate that a lot of misconceptions have been circulating around surrounding the cause of his death.

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The True Story Behind The Death Of Odumegwu Ojukwu, Who Died In 2011, At The Age Of 78

POLITICS

2 Things Buhari Has Done For Ex-Biafran Soldiers That Should Weaken Biafra Agitation

It will interest this generation to know that despite the unpleasant 30 month civil war that led to the loss of many lives and invaluable properties, the Nigerian government have not forgotten the people that fought against them. President Muhammadu Buhari, who was a military officer during the Biafran war has done so much for Ex-Biafran soldiers who were dominated by the Nigerian Army during the war.

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2 Things Buhari Has Done For Ex-Biafran Soldiers That Should Weaken Biafra Agitation

ENTERTAINMENT

Wearing Of Biafra Dress In S/E: Why The Woman Sitting On The Road Should Be The Last One

Following the arrest of Nollywood actor, Chiwetalu Agu by the Nigerian soldiers for wearing a dress designed like the Biafran flag, a viral video showing an old woman rocking the same outfit shortly after Chiwetalu Agu was released shows that some southeast citizens are emulating his act. The old woman was seen sitting in the middle of the road while soldiers begged her to stand up and leave.

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Wearing Of Biafra Dress In S/E: Why The Woman Sitting On The Road Should Be The Last One

POLITICS

Ojukwu's Statement Which Affirmed The Continued Unity Of Nigeria (Video)

On May 30, 1967, Ojukwu declared the separation of the three states of the Eastern region under the name of the Republic of Biafra, which the federal nation inferred as an act of revolution. Conflict broke out in early July and within weeks it escalated into a full-scale civil war.

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Ojukwu's Statement Which Affirmed The Continued Unity Of Nigeria (Video)

MILITARY

Biafran Soldiers, Abiola & Saro-Wiwa : Buhari Addressing Southern Demands Ignored By OBJ, GEJ

The geographical construct called Nigeria was birthed through the amalgamation of the Southern and Northern Protectorates in 1914. Before this time, the two protectorates had existed as separate entities. But the unification of the entities formed the colony which later got her independence from colonial rule on the first of October 1960.

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Biafran Soldiers, Abiola & Saro-Wiwa : Buhari Addressing Southern Demands Ignored By OBJ, GEJ

POLITICS

Throwback: How Asari Dokubo Has Adapted To Nigeria's Unity After Declaring Biafra Government

As the year is gradually coming to end, Nigerians have not forgotten how Asari Dokubo, the leader of the Niger Delta Peoples Salvation Force, had unlawfully declared the formation of Biafra Customary Government (BCG) which he claimed was an opportunity for Biafrans to take their destiny in their hands and bring freedom to themselves & their unborn generations.

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Throwback: How Asari Dokubo Has Adapted To Nigeria's Unity After Declaring Biafra Government

MILITARY

Pardoned Soldiers: Secessionists Get More Reason To Abandon Violent Agitation

As part of the federal government's efforts to restore peace, unity and security especially in the southeastern region of the country, more Biafran soldiers were pardoned and enlisted to start receiving gratuities from the ministry of defence. This is a solid reason to stop all violent agitations and embrace the diversity, unity and heritage of the country.

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Pardoned Soldiers: Secessionists Get More Reason To Abandon Violent Agitation

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Forgiven Biafra Soldiers: People Should Embrace Repented BH Terrorists Into Society (opinion)

The recent effort by the federal government to pardon some ex Biafran soldiers is a solid foundation to restore peace, normalcy and unity in the southeastern region of the country. This should be a reason and a source of closure to people who constantly disagree with the rehabilitation and reintegration programs being offered to repentant Boko Haram terrorists in the northeast.

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Forgiven Biafra Soldiers: People Should Embrace Repented BH Terrorists Into Society (opinion)

MILITARY

Why Biafran Agitators Should Embrace Peace As FG Plans To Pay Ex-Biafran Soldiers

It is no longer news that the Minister of Defence, Major General Bashir Magashi (retd. ), has said a total of 102 ex-Biafran soldiers granted presidential pardon have been captured for payment of gratuity and other emolument by the Military Pensions Board. He stated, "It will interest you to know that the Military Pensions Board just concluded the documentation of ex-Biafran service personnel totalling 102 who were pardoned by Mr. President.

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Why Biafran Agitators Should Embrace Peace As FG Plans To Pay Ex-Biafran Soldiers

POLITICS

End To Biafra Agitation: 1 Cleric Igbos can implore to carry out Sheikh Gumi's strategy

In a series of statements made via his Facebook page, popular Kaduna-based Islamic Cleric, Sheikh Ahmad Gumi, has given his opinion on how to end the Biafran agitations spearheaded by outlawed secessionist group, Indigenous People of Biafra IPOB. Photo credit: Google In his statement, Gumi noted that imploring the use of religious leaders to speak with and convince insurgents into dropping their arms, has yielded results in the Northwest region of Nigeria where Bandits are operating.

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End To Biafra Agitation: 1 Cleric Igbos can implore to carry out Sheikh Gumi's strategy

ENTERTAINMENT

Today's Headlines: Buhari Approves Gratuity For Ex-Soldiers, Pero Speaks On Her Relationship

Buhari approves gratuity for 102 ex-Biafran Soldiers PHOTO CREDIT: P.M. News Nigeria Major General Bashir Magashi, the Minister of Defence has said that 102 former Biafran soldiers have been listed for payment of gratuity and other emoluments by the Military Pensions Board. The minister said those listed have also been granted pardon by President Muhammadu Buhari.revealed this on Friday at the ministerial briefing to inaugurate the 2022 Armed Forces Remembrance Day celebration in Abuja.

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Today's Headlines: Buhari Approves Gratuity For Ex-Soldiers, Pero Speaks On Her Relationship

ENTERTAINMENT

Opinion: The Video Of Chiwetalu Agu Sharing Bread And How It Proves He Never Lied About His Motive

There was a report on the 7th of October 2021 that popular Nigerian actor, Chiwetalu Agu was arrested by some men of the Nigerian Army. The actor who was dressed in Biafran outfit was immediately arrested by the Nigerian Army at Upper Iweka Road, Onitsha, Anambra State.

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Opinion: The Video Of Chiwetalu Agu Sharing Bread And How It Proves He Never Lied About His Motive

SOCIETY

Why the soldiers begged the woman, wearing a Biafran regalia to follow them instead of forcing her

A few days after Nollywood actor Chinwetalu Agu was arrested by soldiers at Onitsha, Anambra state, another video surfaced online where another lady was seen putting on that same regalia, but this time around, she wasn't willing to follow them, and this led to the soldiers and some others begging her to.

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Why the soldiers begged the woman, wearing a Biafran regalia to follow them instead of forcing her

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How the FG pardoned 102 ex-Biafran soldiers and promised to pay their gratuities

picture.credit.vanguardnews.ng The news about the FG's pardon of ex-Biafran soldiers is a thing of joy. Many Igbos who fought on the side of the Biafrans during the Biafran/Nigeria civil war are today suffering from abject poverty, untimely death, incurable sicknesses, etc. The Biafran/Nigeria Civil war lasted close to three years.

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How the FG pardoned 102 ex-Biafran soldiers and promised to pay their gratuities

ENTERTAINMENT

Chiwetalu Agu Was Not Patriotic To Nigeria Following His Statement After Release From DSS Custody

Recall, that Chiwetalu Agu, was recently arrested by the Nigerian Military in Onitsha Anambra state, for putting on a Biafran outfit. He was soon released and later rearrested by the DSS, who transferred him to Abuja, for further interrogation. Although he has now been also released by the DSS.

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Chiwetalu Agu Was Not Patriotic To Nigeria Following His Statement After Release From DSS Custody

SOCIETY

Why is Chiwetalu Agu being detained by the DSS ?

The Chiwetalu Agu saga keeps taking turns unimaginable to all, including chiwetalu himself. Mr. Chiwetalu Agu (www.naijanews.com) We are all aware that the comic actor dressed up in an apparel that is largely considered controversial. He was clothed in a dress made with Biafran flag.

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Why is Chiwetalu Agu being detained by the DSS ?

MILITARY

Federal Government promises to pay Gratuities to former Biafran soldiers

The Federal Government has approved the payment of pensions to former Biafran veterans. The Military Pensions Board (MPB) says 102 former Biafran soldiers among those pardoned by President Muhammadu Buhari will benefit from pensions and other benefits. Defense Minister Bashir Magashi said the 102 people would currently benefit from pensions and other benefits, as many former Biafran soldiers had already died.

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Federal Government  promises to pay Gratuities  to former Biafran soldiers

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Opinion: Why The FG Should Be Commended For Planning To Pay Money To Ex Biafran Soldiers

The Federal Government just concluded that it would be paying some unspecified amount of money to some ex Biafran soldiers who fought the Nigerian forces in the Nigerian civil war that took place about 51 years ago. This information was disclosed by the minister of defence, Major general Bashir Magashi in Abuja, during the inauguration of the 2022 Armed Forces rememberance day.

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Opinion: Why The FG Should Be Commended For Planning To Pay Money To Ex Biafran Soldiers