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Army to Abia Governor”Nothing will stop Operation Python Dance II”

The Nigerian Army on Thursday said it would launch Python Dance II (Egwu Eke 11) in the South East and Cross River on Friday as scheduled. Brig.-Gen. Sani Usman, Director, Army Public Relations, said this in a statement in Abuja. Usman urged the public to disregard information credited to Abia governor and GOC 82 Division, Enugu, that soldiers would be ... Read More »

Resident Doctors call off strike

Following the suspension of its nationwide strike yesterday, the National Association of Resident Doctors (NARD) are expected to resume work today. The union had called off the strike after the Federal Government agreed to address the issues under contention, by implementing the contents of the renegotiated Memorandum of Settlement, including payment of salaries, allowances and other issues. Minister of Labour ... Read More »

Abia: Police Station razed, 4 killed

The crisis which has trailed the ongoing military operation in Abia State and other South- East states (Operation Python Dance II) yesterday degenerated with a police station being razed and four persons feared dead in Umuhia and Aba. In Aba, unidentified persons suspected to be members of the Indigenous Peoples of Biafra (IPOB) attacked and burnt down the Police Station ... Read More »

Court stops Dokpesi’s APDA ambition

An Abuja High Court in Jabi on Thursday, affirmed Mallam Mohammed Kabiru and Mr Emeka Okegwu as interim National Chairman and interim Secretary of newly-registered All Progressive Democratic Alliance (APDA). *Dokpesi Kabiru and Okegwu were joined by APDA as defendants in a suit by a member of the party, Chief Raymond Dokpesi, who claimed to be the Chairman of the ... Read More »