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IPOB Knocks Abia Govt. For Claiming APGA Is Behind Pro-Biafra Protests

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Biafra-protestersThe Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, has expressed disappointment with the Abia State Government for attempting to drag the group into the politics of the state when it (IPOB) clearly does not have any vested interest in who becomes governor of the state after the Owerri division of the Federal Court of Appeal in Imo State nullified the election of Governor Okezie Ikpeazu.

The Abia State Government through the Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Mr. Bonnie Iwuoha had on Monday accused the opposition, All Progressive Grand Alliance, APGA, of masterminding the street protests by IPOB and Movement for the Actualization of Sovereign State of Biafra, MASSOB, calling for the creation of a Biafran Republic.

But IPOB through its Media and Publicity Officer, Mr. Emma Powerful, berated the Abia State Government and the Commissioner for trying to drag it into the political feud in the state when its major concern was securing the release of its leader and Radio Biafra Director, Mr. Nnamdi Kanu, who has been in detention since last October.

“It is disappointing that Abia State Government and its Governor Ikpeazu, who was recently removed by the court as governor of the state, have done nothing to ensure the release of Mr. Kanu, an Abia State indigene, or spoken against the action of the Federal Government that has continued to detain Kanu even after two competent courts of jurisdiction had granted him bail, instead they are trying to make misguided statement against IPOB.

“The Abia State Government should bury its face in shame for doing nothing to ensure the release of a son of Abia State who is being persecuted for no justifiable reason, instead it is talking about APGA sponsoring us. The people that Iwuoha claim to be sponsoring us, are they not the people that told the soldiers to shoot in Onitsha.

“We do not want to join issues with Iwuoha and his governor because they will soon be unemployed, and they are looking for people to blame for their woes. IPOB has no business with any political party in the country because our concern is not Nigerian politics or state politics, our concern is the release of our leader and actualization of Sovereign State of Biafra.

“Involving us with any political party is an insult to us, we are warning that such association of IPOB with any political party in Nigeria should stop forth with, and the removed governor should face his case in court and should not blame IPOB for his woes”, he said.

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  1. steph

    January 14, 2016 at 3:03 pm

    NICE TALK.

  2. Mascot

    January 14, 2016 at 4:48 pm

    Out of favor Abia governor and his counterpart Iwuoha are confused, helpless and hopeless. They’ve gotten what it means to dine with zoo Nigeria. #fools

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BREAKING: Police Arrest Suspects As Explosion Rocks Wike Father’s Church

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BREAKING: Police Arrest Suspects As Explosion Rocks Wike Father’s Church

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An explosion has reportedly rocked a church belonging to the father of Rivers Governor, Nyesom Wike, in Port Harcourt, the state capital.

The Rivers State Police Command has however announced the arrest of three suspects who allegedly detonated explosives at a Pentecostal church, Christain Universal Church International, located at Mile 3, Diobu area of Port Harcourt.

Also Read: Buhari Will Set Nigeria On Fire If He Doesn’t Implement People’s Demands —Wike

The act was reportedly carried out on Saturday night and detonated the explosives suspected to be dynamite.

According to reports, a significant part of the church was damaged by the explosion, which created panic in the area.

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Gunmen Abduct Wife Of Akeredolu’s Chief Of Staff

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 Gunmen Abduct Wife Of Akeredolu’s Chief Of Staff

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Kidnappers on Friday abducted the wife of Olugbenga Ale, Chief of Staff to Ondo State Governor, Rotimi Akeredolu.

According to reports, she was kidnapped around Owena after the Joseph Ayo Babalola University while on her way back to Ondo from Lagos State.

Also Read: Unknown Gunmen Kill Ondo Traditional Ruler, Olufon Of Ifon

The police spokesman in the state, ASP Tee-Leo Ikoro, confirmed the news to Channels Television on Friday.

This development is coming about twenty-four hours after a first-class traditional ruler in Ondo State, the Olufon of Ifon in Ose local government, Oba Isreal Adeusi, was murdered by suspected kidnappers.

 

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TECNO Stormed Computer Village with BBNaija’s OZO to Wrap up its Black Friday Sales Activities

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The month of November is always known for its intense sales activities because the best deals of the year come
during the Black Friday Period. For TECNO, Africa Number One mobile brand, it was the time to reward its
customers with massive discounts and various gift items while also unveiling some of its new devices.

The brand in collaboration with SLOT stormed computer village as part of the events to wrap up its black Friday
sale activities, hosted BBNaija’s Ozoemena Chukwu to a hangout at SLOT Ikeja.

Fans and customers had a fun time interacting with the handsome celebrity while enjoying discount offers on
TECNO devices. Different deals and gift items were up for grabs as customers who made purchases at the store
enjoyed 50% discounts on Spark 5, Camon 16 Series and 100% cashback on the Spark 5 Pro.

The major highlight of the event was the presentation prizes to lucky winners. Customers who participated in
the spin the wheel game won gifts items such as Bluetooth Speaker; Power Bank and kettle while those who
participated in the Scratch and Win Promo won for themselves different deals ranging from 50% to 100%
cashback.

TECNO also introduced two latest devices-the Spark GO 2020-powered by Google Android 10 Go Edition and a
TECNO POVA. POVA means ‘Powering Optimal Value and Ambitions’ is a rebrand of the popular battery series
formerly known as Pouvoir was inspired by the zeal to deliver budget-friendly smartphones with superior
gaming experience.

The first of its kind 6.8-inch TECNO POVA, is powered by Mediatek Helio G80 octa-core processor and hyper-
engine game technology that transforms gameplay experience giving ultimate stability and a high refresh rate.
Additionally, users will benefit from the “Game Space,” “Game Mode,” and “Game Assistant 2.0” features,
allowing them to switch to the “do not disturb” function, a much-anticipated experience all gamers will
absolutely enjoy.

The TECNO POVA is also equipped with a power-packed multitasking effect ramped up by 6GB RAM and 128GB
of internal memory. The device also has a 6000mAh super big battery, 18W Dual IC Flash charger, a standby
time of 30 days and the ability to play music for 8 days straight, on just a single charge. It’s the perfect
smartphone offering a way to worry less about low battery.

The new devices are available for purchase this November and for the rest of November, customers will enjoy
amazing discounts, instant and mega prizes on TECNO devices.

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