Police Discover At Least 7 IPOB Cells In Edo:
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The Nigeria Police Force has discovered some cells allegedly belonging to the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB in Edo State.
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Deputy Inspector General of Police in charge of the South-South Zone of Operation Restore Peace, DIG Moses Jitoboh disclosed this at a stakeholders meeting in Benin City.
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He listed the affected areas to include Ologbo, Okhuae, Igbanke, Iguolaba, Abudu in Edo South senatorial district and Igueben and Ubiaja in Edo Central senatorial district, according to Vanguard.
Lawyers groan as JUSUN strike lingers on:
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Some lawyers in Abuja on Thursday expressed concern over the prolonged strike by the Judiciary Staff Union of Nigeria (JUSUN).
Earlier on April 6, JUSUN directed its members to shut down all courts across the whole country; its members complied with the directive and mounted guard at the entrances of the courts to ensure that no one entered the court premises.
The lawyers, therefore, appealed to the State Governors for a quick resolution to end the strike definitely.
New COAS Speaks On Mass Retirement In The Military:
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The Nigerian Army has debunked reports flying around that there will be a mass retirement in the military.
Naija News reports that there have been assertions following the appointment of the new Chief of Army Staff, Major General Farouk Yahaya, that no fewer than fifty-five major generals would be retired.
Recall that Yahaya was appointed as the new COAS on May 27 by President Buhari, following the demise of his predecessor, Lt General Ibrahim Attahiru.
Suicide bombers abandon mission as troops decimate terrorists in Borno:
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Troops of the Nigerian Army operating in conjunction with Air Component of the Operation, inflicted heavy casualty on terrorists of the Islamic State West Africa Province who attacked Damboa LGA of Borno State.
The army, in a statement issued on Thursday, said the “terrorists attacked the town in multiple waves with Armoured Personnel Carriers and 12 Gun Trucks all mounted with Anti Aircraft Guns, as well as locally fabricated armoured-plated vehicles loaded with explosives and motorcycles.”
NECO Appoints Acting Registrar:
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The National Examinations Council (NECO) has appointed Mr Ebikibina John Ogborodi as the Acting Registrar/Chief Executive of the Council.
This follows the death of Professor Godswill Obioma on June 1, 2021. Until his appointment, Mr. Ogborodi was the Director Special Duties in the Council.
In a circular, the Director, Human Resource Management, Mr. Mustapha Abdul, explained that the Acting Registrar’s appointment was endorsed by the Governing Board at its emergency meeting held on 2nd June for being the most Senior Director.