Today's Headlines: Igbo Presidency Will End Banditry- Ohanaeze, DSS Denies Kanu Access To Doctors

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Igbo Presidency Will End insurgency, Banditry, – Ohanaeze

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The leadership of the Ohanaeze Ndigbo Worldwide on Wednesday said allowing a northerner to succeed President Muhammadu Buhari in the forthcoming 2023 presidential election will increase insurgency and banditry in Nigeria.

Ohanaeze said that only Ndigbo can save Nigeria from insurgency and banditry, adding that the country will experience a peaceful atmosphere and robust economic development if Igbo succeeds President Buhari in 2023.

The group made this known in statement signed by its Secretary-General Mazi, Okechukwu Isiguzoro and forwarded to DAILY POST on Wednesday.

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DSS Denies Nnamdi Kanu Access To Doctors

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The Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, on Wednesday, raised the alarm over the health of its embattled leader, Nnamdi Kanu.

IPOB’s Publicity Secretary, Emma Powerful, alleged that the Department of State Services, DSS, has refused to allow Kanu’s physician access to him.

Kanu is currently remanded in custody of DSS, following an order by an Abuja Federal High Court.

The court order followed Kanu’s rearrest and repatriation back to Nigeria.

Kanu, who is believed to have been captured in Kenya, had alleged that he was tortured and subjected to inhumane treatment for eight days before he was repatriated to Nigeria.

But, the Nigerian government has remained silent over speculations surrounding the African country Kanu was rearrested.

Suspected Kidnappers Kill man, 40, In Bauchi After Failed Kidnap Attempt

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Gunmen suspected to be kidnappers, on Tuesday evening, shot and killed a 40-year-old man, one Tasiu Abdulkareem Tilde, while attempting to abduct him.

The incident occured at Tilden Fulani, about 100 kilometers away from Bauchi, on the Bauchi-Jos highway, where the deceased, popularly called ‘Mai Kemisi’, was operating a patent medicine store.

The unknown gunmen, whose number could not be ascertained, it was gathered, stormed Tilde Fulani Tuesday evening and started to shot sporadically, which made people to scamper for dear lives to avoid being hit by bullets.

An eyewitness informed journalists in Bauchi that it was in the midst of the ensuing melee that the late Abdulkareem was shot and killed after which the gunmen ran away having missed their target of kidnap.

World Bank Commends Yahaya Bello For Returning $4.63m

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The World Bank has hailed Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello, for refunding US$4.63million surplus funds under the Nigeria Erosion and Watershed Management project (NEWMAP).

The letter of appreciation was signed by Regional Director, Shubham Chaudhuri.

The institution said the action has made it possible to extend similar projects to other States facing deficit funds.

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