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BREAKING: Gov Uzodimma Shutsdown UBA, Access, First Bank, Others for Obeying IPOB Sit-at-Home

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Hundreds of bank customers were left stranded in Owerri, the state capital, on Tuesday after officials from the Imo State Government shut down all banks on Bank Road.

Hundreds of bank customers were waiting at various banks when PUNCH correspondent arrived about 9 a.m.
Access, Polaris, First Bank, Eco Bank, and United Bank for Africa were among the banks shut down by the state government.

As early as 7 a.m., PUNCH correspondent witnessed state government employees using customized ribbons to seal the several banks.

Some bank employees told our correspondent that Owerri Capital Development Authority operatives had locked the banks.

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According to the PUNCH, the banks that were closed were those that did not open on Monday, a day when states throughout the South East sat at home in protest of Nnamdi Kanu, the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, who is being tried by the Federal Government at the Federal High Court in Abuja.

Some government authorities, however, claimed that the banks were closed due to building permission plans.

Declan Emelumba, the state commissioner for information and strategy, and Innocent Ikapmezie, the General Manager of the OCDA, did not respond to several phone calls from our correspondent.

As of the time of making this report, they have not returned calls or responded to text messages.

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BREAKING: Many Feared Dead as Unknown Gunmen burn down SSS, police headquarters in Nnewi

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Armed attackers on Sunday set alight the police and State Security Service field offices in Nnewi, witnesses told Peoples Gazette.

The incident occurred at about 1:00 p.m. when hoodlums stormed the offices, overpowered personnel and torched “everywhere,” a witness said.

“The attackers said they don’t want to see any Nigerian flag standing in the area,” a witness, who identified himself as Emeka Onamadu, said.

Figures as to death and injuries could not be immediately ascertained by The Gazette. Spokespersons for the police and the SSS did not immediately return a request seeking comments.

The attack marked yet another escalation of hostilities raging over separatist agitations across the region, as well as attacks by armed herders, cultists and other violent criminals.

Details shortly…

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Chike Akunyili’s death: Killers finally Exposed As IPOB denied Involvement

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A Twitter user identified as @Tutsy22 has revealed the killer of Dr Chike Akunyili in Anambra state.

In a recent tweet post, Adetutu Balogun(Tutsy22) noted that the killer of the Biafran war veteran are those who are “desperate” to steal Anambra.

She continued by saying that IPOB did not kill Dr Chike, adding that the group is only a bait in the hands of the killers.

Recall Indigenous People Of Biafra had earlier denied killing Prof. Dora’s husband, Dr Chike Akunyili.
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Checkout reactions coming from Twitter users on the above subject;

“Aunty IPOB did that, finish and claar. Stop telling us what we already know. ….,”
@Ojiemeka1 said.

“I always knew there was something fishy about that story, but IPOB should change the current narrative about them if not true. They don’t seem to be vehemently denying anything,” @Buka_Inc.

“But IPOB needs to organise themselves too and disassociate the group from any form of violence,” @AkinbajTweets.

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BREAKING!!! Gunmen Burn Bus Conveying Passengers To Owerri From Umuahia

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A yet to be identified gunmen has attacked a vehicle transporting passengers from Abia to Imo state.

According to report, the gunmen burnt the bus but the whereabouts of the passengers is not yet known.

Recall,the Indigenous People Of Biafra had earlier announced today which is October 1, Nigerian Independence day as sit at home.

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