Nnamdi Kanu, the leader of IPOB, is currently campaigning for Biafra's independence. He has accused the Nigerian government of being the root of the country's bad governance, insecurity, and terrorism. Olusegun Obasanjo believes that if Nigeria disintegrates, the minority tribes will suffer, and I completely agree with him.
Onitsha Bridge Blocked As Hoodlums Kill Soldiers Recently, security operatives blocked the movement of vehicles at "Onitsha Head Bridge" and this caused a lot of traffic within the area. Though the reason for the closure was not communicated to the public, a source told "NAN" that the action followed the alleged killing of some military personnel at Ihiala area by hoodlums on 29th May.
Today's Headlines: Onitsha Bridge Blocked As Gunmen Kill Soldiers, Thugs Invade APC Primary Election
Onitsha Bridge Blocked As Gunmen Kill Soldiers. There was palpable tension at the head bridge end of Onitsha-Asaba Expressway, as some personnel of the Nigeria Army blocked the bridge, following the alleged killing five of their colleagues by gunmen at Ihiala, in Ihiala Local Government Area of Anambra State.Photo Credit: Tribune News
1.) Unknown Gunmen Invades Army Check Point Along Onitsha. Security operatives blocked the movement of vehicles at Onitsha Head Bridge early Saturday, causing heavy gridlock which prevented vehicular movement in or out of the southern gateway. Though the reason for the closure was not communicated to the public, a source told "NAN" that the action followed the alleged killings of some military personnel at Ihiala area by gunmen in the late hours of May 29.
May 30 and 31 every year are days set aside by the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, to celebrate Biafra Remembrance Day. Recall IPOB leader, Nnamdi Kanu, who had earlier declared a sit-at-home order in all Southeastern states. He also urged residents in these states to stock their homes with food items ahead of the order.
One of the largest markets in Nigeria, the Onitsha market, for all goods and commodities, most especially electronics products is currently on fire. As at the time of writing this report, the source of the fire can not be ascertained, but people were seen running helter skelter for safety of their lives and properties.
A former Senator from Kaduna State Shehu Sani who represented Kaduna Central Senatorial District from 2015 to 2019 at the platform of All Progressive Congress (APC) has called on the people of the south-east on the issue of insecurity in the region. Recall that in the past weeks there have been killings and destruction of properties by unknown gunmen in the Southeast especially in Imo State, which has led to restriction of movements and economic activities.
Onitsha is a city Located on the Eastern bank of the Niger River in Nigeria's Anambra state. A metropolitan city known for its river port and as an economic hub for commerce, industry and education. There are Lots of markets in Onitsha, but today we'll be looking at the top 5 markets in Onitsha.
There has been a rise in insecurity within the southeast of the country. In recent times, different cases of atrocities and criminal acts have been reported within this region. Note that different INEC offices have been burnt down, Police stations have been attacked, notable people have been killed by unknown gunmen.
In South-Eastern Nigeria like Enugu State, Abia State, Anambra State, Imo State, and Ebonyi State, they have traditional rulers called Igwe or Eze. But in the Northern region, they have the Emir as their ruler while in the South West they have the Oba as their ruler.
President Muhammadu Buhari warned on Tuesday to deal with the youths of the Igbo-dominated South-East in the same way he and other military officers who fought on the Nigerian side during the Civil War dealt with the region's people. The president stated that he had had enough of the indiscriminate attacks on government buildings in the Southeast.
Following the sit-at-home order that was given by IPOB to mark Biafran Day and honor of its fallen heroes, the Ebonyi state Governor, Engr Dave Umahi, has warned traders at the International Market Abakaliki not to obey the order or close their shops on Monday. In a live broadcast monitored by Igbere TV, the Ebonyi State Governor said that anyone who dares to close his/her shop on Monday should be ready to forfeit it for the state government.
A former Nigerian senator and a prominent political figure, Shehu Sani has come out to express concern over how the raging insecurity in the Southeast is trying to disintegrate the region from the rest of Nigeria. It is no longer news that the operation of the unknown gunmen in the East has escalated beyond the region as these terrorists are about to take full control of the East and plunge it into destruction.
Pictures from some states in Southeast are showing full compliance and observation to the sit-at-home order issued by Nnamdi Kanu, leader of the proscribed Indigenous People Of Biafra (IPOB) to the people of southeast to mourn the departed souls lost during the civil war. In Enugu, Anambra and Abia states, major markets, roads and towns are deserted as total compliance are recorded as shown by reports and pictures making rounds on social media.
Here is a video showing the moment unknown gunmen reportedly stormed the Police State CID in Umuahia, Abia state with their pots of ‘juju and set the station ablaze. According to reports, the state CID located at Umuagu axis of Umuahia, came under attack at about 5:30pm.
Today's Headlines: 4 Killed As Gunmen Attack Station In Imo, Army Dismisses 3040 Soldiers For Crimes
Army dismisses 3,040 soldiers for crimes Photo credit: Punch Newspaper The Nigerian Army has dismissed no fewer than 3,040 soldiers from service for various acts of misconduct, and indiscipline, including desertion, possession of hard drugs, rape and murder. Some of the soldiers were discharged for cowardice, forgery, drunkenness, poor performance, disobedience to orders, absence from duty/parade and failure to perform military duty.
Weather forecasting is the use of science and technology to predict the conditions of the atmosphere for a given location and time. Having an idea of how the weather will be in your area is very important, especially in this rainy season. It allows you to prepare ahead and to be well equipped for the day.
Adamu Garba has reacted to a report that stated how five soldiers were allegedly killed by unknown gunmen in Anambra state. Vanguard reported that the gunmen stormed a military checkpoint at Ihiala along the Onitsha-Owerri road and opened fire at the soldiers stationed at the checkpoint, killing 5 of them.
Check Out the photo of the eastern Nigeria parliament house located at State Secretariat In Enugu State
Photo Credit: coalcityconnect Before 1963, the eastern house of assembly was known as the Eastern Nigeria Parliament. The deliberations of the then Eastern Nigeria took place in the building. The building is located at the junction between the State Secretariat and the Enugu-Onitsha Road. Today we remembered this building, especially now that different ethnic groups in Nigeria are calling for return to regional system of government.
Various activities came to a standstill today as Igbos in various states complied with the sit at home order issued by IPOB. Businesses, banks, and schools were shut as major roads that used to be very busy were deserted. May 31st, 2021 was set aside to mourn Biafrans that died during the civil war and south easterners were told to stay at home.