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IPOB Warns, Senator Orji Uzor kalu, Will Be Held Accountable If Anything Happens To Nnamdi Kanu In DSS Custody



The Indigenous people of Biafra, IPOB, on Saturday vowed to hold Senator Orji Uzor Kalu, Senate Chief Whip accountable if anything happens to its leader, Nnamdi Kanu.

IPOB lamented that Kalu’s unsolicited visit to Kanu while in detention was worrisome, adding that the purpose of his visit was suspicious.

Emma Powerful, spokesman of IPOB said the mission of the former governor of Abia State is unknown.

In a statement he issued, Powerful said: “We the global movement and family of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) under the command and leadership of our great leader Mazi Nnamdi KANU is raising alarm over the unsolicited visit of Orji Uzor Kalu to our leader Mazi Nnamdi KANU whenever our leader Mazi Nnamdi KANU is detained.

“We don’t know the mission of Orji Uzor Kalu over the visits and we are worried.

“We therefore, wish to put the world on notice that Orji Uzor Kalu will be held responsible for whatever happens to our leader Mazi Nnamdi KANU in detention.

“We are not comfortable with Orji Uzor Kalu’s suspicious visits to our leader. We don’t know whose interest he protects. We will also hold responsible, those who permitted him to see our leader in detention.”

The separatist group also vowed to hold the Department of State Services, DSS, responsible for any harm on Kanu.

IPOB wondered why Kalu would be allowed access to its leader despite court ruling.

“The DSS allowed him access against court order which all visitors, including Kanu’s lawyers comply with. We all knew that Orji Uzor Kalu’s name is among those who bankrolled and sponsored the extraordinary rendition of Mazi Nnamdi Kanu from Kenya to Nigeria,” he added.

Source- Daily post.

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Just In, Danish Man To Die By Hanging For Killing Wife And Daughter



The Lagos High Court sitting at Tafawa Balewa Square annex Has found Dane, Peter Nielsen, guilty of two counts of murder of his Nigerian wife, Zainab, and daughter, Petra.

Justice Bolanle Okikiolu-Ighile delivered the judgment in a more than 5-hour long hearing which started at about 5:15pm.

The Lagos State Government arraigned the 53-year-old defendant on June 13, 2018, on a two-count charge of murder, punishable under Section 223 of the Criminal Laws of Lagos, 2015, which prescribes the death penalty, if convicted. He had pleaded not guilty to the charges.

Mr. Nielsen was said to have killed his wife, a musician also known as Alizee, and his daughter on April 5, 2018, at about 3.45 am at their Banana Island residence in the Ikoyi area of Lagos.

The court thereafter sentenced him to death by hanging .

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Death Of 50 Passengers Averted As Dana Aircraft Tyre Caught Fire In Port-harcourt



A Dana Airline aircraft with registration number 5N JOY operating flight 9J 344 from Port Harcourt to Lagos caught fire during takeoff yesterday night around 9:00 p.m. 2nd of May 2022 as it was about to take off from Port Harcourt International Airport.

The aircraft was set to take off when the pilot in command noticed an anomaly which he queried with the Air Traffic Control before embarking on a ramp return in line with strict safety operating procedures,

However, the impact on the brakes as a result of the aborted takeoff affected the aircraft tyres which sparked off while the aircraft was taxiing to repark.

All 50 passengers on board the aircraft disembarked safely  as Dana maintenance team immediately grounded the aircraft pending the conclusion of their investigations.

Dana apologizes to all the passengers on the flight for the inconveniences caused due to the eventual cancellation of the flight.

The Nigerian civil airspace has maintained a relatively safe record for about a decade now which has increased passengers’ confidence in air travel.

The last air crash in the country involving a commercial airplane was in June 2012 when a Dana Air MD-83 aircraft from Abuja crashed near the Lagos airport while attempting an emergency landing, killing all 153 souls on board and six on the ground.

Dana Air said the safety of their passengers and crew will remain a top priority in all aspects of their operations and that they will continue to operate in accordance with the civil aviation regulations and global best practices.

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An Alleged Drunk Man Fell Off A Three Storey Building In Lagos



A 41-year-old man, Irabor Edga, has been confirmed dead by the police after he allegedly fell off a three-storey building in Lagos.

The incident was said to have occurred around 5:30am on Saturday at Esther Adeleke Street, Lekki Phase 1.

It was gathered that Edga was allegedly drunk when he fell from the building while trying to urinate.
He was alleged to have drunk alcohol overnight and was intoxicated at the time of the incident which made him slip.

The man, it was gathered, died on the spot and his body was later evacuated by policemen attached to Maroko Division.

Also, a 29-year-old man, Kingsley Okeugo, allegedly committed suicide on Saturday night at 4, Abimbola Close, Yaba.

Okeugo was said to have been found dead inside his room around 9pm with no marks of violence to suggest he was killed.

Police spokesman, SP Benjamin Hundeyin confirmed the incidents, adding that the bodies were evacuated to morgues for autopsy.

He said investigations were ongoing to ascertain the cause of death.

Source (The Nation)


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