Unknown Gunmen have set ablaze a Police Station at Ubani township Market in Umuahia North local government area of Abia State.
At the moment, ANG cannot confirm if police officers were at the station during the attack.
Also, the Police Public Relations Officer PPRO, Abia State Command, SP Geoffrey Ogbonna could not be reached for comment over the incident through a phone call put to him by our correspondent.
Recently, attacks on security operatives and police stations in the southeast of Nigeria has continued unabated, more than 10 police officers were killed on Saturday, between Rivers State and Akwa Ibom State.
Biafra group, Cameroon forces exchange gunfire at Bakassi Peninsula
Biafra Nations League, BNL and a troop of the Cameroon Brigade d’Intervention Rapide, BIR, were on Saturday engaged in a fierce gun battle at Isangele, Bakassi Peninsula area.
The gunbattle reportedly left some members of the BIR dead.
The BNL Chief Head of Operations, Henry Edet, confirmed the attack in a brief statement saying, “Militant group loyal to BNL and Cameroon forces exchanged fire in Isangele, Bakassi Peninsula.”
He claimed the “Two Cameroon BIR dropped dead during an exchange of gunfire in Bakassi Peninsula.”
Recall that the BNL had recently revealed its plans to completely shut down the Gulf of Guinea, threatening to hoist the Biafran flag.
The group said it would carry out its threat of hoisting the Biafran flags in Bakassi Peninsula to mark the Biafra Day memorial.
Meanwhile, Nnamdi Kanu, leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, has issued a warning to top-ranking officers of the Nigerian army and police.
“If you’re the commander of troops in the Nigerian army or police, hear this: That you’re wearing a uniform and adorning a rank does not make you invincible,” he tweeted.
“If any #Biafran is killed on your orders, you will be hunted and punished, sooner than later. We’re taking stock and bidding our time.”
Why Buhari’s government cannot unite Nigeria – Soyinka
Nobel Laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka has said President Muhammadu Buhari’s government cannot unite Nigeria due to its systemic failure.
Soyinka stated this at the book reading and signing of two of his books titled ‘Trumpism in Academe’ and ‘Chronicles of the Happiest People on Earth’ in Abuja on Saturday.
He was responding to former Imo State Governor, Rochas Okorocha, who asked if he could write a story that would inspire unity among the various tribes in the country.
In response, Soyinka claimed Nigeria had lost a key opportunity to unite.
“We had a critical moment and we lost that moment. The moment when this country could have come together.
“There has been more than one moment and we lost the moment. Will another one come? I don’t know. Right now I don’t see it under this government quite frankly.
“There is a failure, a systemic failure in present governance and I don’t know who can put it together,” Soyinka added.
Soyinka however insisted that Nigeria should remain one entity.