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Soldiers arrest four IPOB members for selling Biafra newspaper

Nigerian Soldiers have arrested four persons suspected to be members of the banned Indigenous People of Biafra in Aba for selling a banned Biafran newspaper.

According to reports, the suspects were arrested under the Nigerian Army “Exercise Atilogwu Udo 1” which is currently ongoing in the South Eastern states and Cross River.

While reacting to the development, Col. Aliyu Yusuf, the Deputy Director of Public Relations of 82 Division of the Nigerian Army added that the four vendors were arrested by troops of sector 2 in Abia.

Aliyu gave the names of the vendors as Sunday Elom, Martins Ogwuchukwu, Chineme Obiechifula and Innocent Mike.

Yusuf did not indicate the name of the newspaper, but he said they have been handed over to the appropriate security agency for further action.

Yusuf said the military exercise has nabbed 86 high profile criminals since it began on November.1st.

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