Suspected bandits have attacked Gatawa town in Sabon Birni local government of Sokoto state, killing three persons, including a 7-year old internally dispaced person (IDP). The town has been playing host to people displaced by bandits.
At least 9 pastors and 24 church elders have been arrested by soldiers in search of the camps of the personnel of Eastern Security Network (ESN) owned by the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) in some parts of Orlu Senatorial District.
Reports suggest several residents were shot dead in Orlu Local Government Area of Imo state following a clash between officers of the Nigerian Army and the Eastern Security Network (ESN) established by the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), a separatist group.
A total of 127 soldiers are exiting the Nigerian Army despite the worsening security challenges the military is currently combating in some parts of the country.
The increasing violence in Oyigbo part of Rivers State and other few other parts caused but the Clash between soldiers and IPOB has let to reporters cases of four dead “indigenous people of Biafra (IPOB) members and five dead soldiers