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Gunmen kill monarch in Rivers

Chukwudi Akasike and Friday Amobi Suspected gunmen have killed the paramount ruler of Orokpor village in Rumueme Community, Obio/Akpor Local Government Area of Rivers State, Charles Miniku. It was gathered that Miniku was assassinated on Friday night during a meeting with other chiefs in the area inside the village hall. SUNDAY PUNCH learnt that the […]

Armed youths kill fishermen in A’Ibom

Etim Ekpimah Armed youths said to be from Ikot Offiong community in Cross River State attacked Ikot Ada Akpan in Oku Iboku, Itu Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom State again on Saturday, killing some fishermen. SUNDAY PUNCH learnt that the youths came in six speed boats, shot and killed the fishermen who went for […]

Hoodlums abduct businessman in Imo

Chidiebube Okeoma Amaraku community in the Isiala Mbano Local Government Area of Imo State was thrown into mourning in the early hours of Friday when some gunmen kidnapped a businessman in the area, identified as Odinaka Uzoeshi. Our correspondent learnt that Uzoeshi was abducted in his residence at about 1:45 am. Confirming the kidnap, the […]

Cultists kill Imo undergraduate over phone

Chidiebube Okeoma, Owerri The campus of Imo State University, Owerri, was on Wednesday thrown into a mourning mood, when gunmen suspected to be students – cultists shot dead a 300 level undergraduate of the institution. The victim who was identified as, Chidi Opara, was reportedly studying Education Economics until his untimely death. A source who […]

IPOB declares Operation David Dance against army’s Python Dance

Etim Ekpimah and Tony Okafor the Indigenous People of Biafra on Tuesday declared Operation David Dance, a week after the Nigerian Army launched its Operation Python Dance in the South-East geopolitical zone. In a statement in Awka, Anambra State, by IPOB’s Media and Publicity Secretary, Emma Powerful, the group urged its members to exercise restraint […]

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