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  1. Samguine

    Metro IPOB: Northern Traders Suspend Business In South East

    The leadership of the Northern Multifarious Traders Union of Nigeria (NMTUN), has urged its members across the 17 states of the North to suspend their visits to Aba market in Abia State and Onitsha market in Anambra State especially, and the entire South-East until further notice. The Chairman...
  2. Lequte

    Metro How Nnamdi Kanu is Destroying Businesses in Igboland - Orji Kalu

    Prominent Nigerian businessman and former governor of Abia state, Orji Uzor Kalu, believes Nnamdi Kanu and the Biafra agitation are having an adverse effect on Igboland. "If Kanu had not proved stubborn but listened to advice and kept to the rules of the court, we won’t be where we are now."...
  3. Samguine

    Metro Biafra: South East Governors Never Declared IPOB A Terrorist Organization - Gov Ikpeazu

    Abia state Governor, Okezie Ikpeazu, has said that South-East Governors only banned the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), but did not declare it a terrorist organization. He stated this while speaking on The Osasu Show, where he also explained that the Governors only proscribed the activities...
  4. Lequte

    Metro UK Asks Nigerian Govt to Produce Nnamdi Kanu

    The United Kingdom has sent an inquiry to the Nigerian government to clarify the whereabouts of the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Nnamdi Kanu. According to the Press Officer, UK high commission in Nigeria, Joe Abuku, the inquiry followed reports that Mr. Kanu had been missing...
  5. RemmyAlex

    Politics Nnamdi Kanu: We Support Buhari's Military Action on IPOB – 36 State Speakers

    Speakers of the 36 states have passed a motion supporting President Muhammadu Buhari’s use of security agencies to checkmate activities of Biafra agitators. In a special session that took place at the Imo state House of Assembly, the Majority leader, Lugard Osuji, presented the motion which was...
  6. RemmyAlex

    Politics Nnamdi Kanu: What We Don't Want IPOB To Do – Presidency

    The Presidency on Friday said the proscription of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, under the leadership of Nnamdi Kanu was to stop them from 'hurting themselves'. President Muhammadu Buhari’s Personal Assistant on Social Media, Lauretta Onochie stated this on her social media account on...
  7. RemmyAlex

    Metro Nnamdi Kanu Not In Our Custody – Army Sources

    Authoritative sources from the Nigerian Army have told The PUNCH that the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu, is not in military custody. The sources, from the army headquarters, Abuja, and the 82 Division headquarters, Enugu State, which coordinates Operation Python Dance...
  8. Samguine

    Metro Rogue Turkish Diplomat Erkahraman, Appointed As IPOB Ambassador To The Middle East and Asia

    The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has announced outspoken Turkish citizen, Mr. Abdulkadir Erkahraman as its official representative on international relations in the Middle East and Asia. The group described Erkahraman as the current President of International Nations Commercial...
  9. RemmyAlex

    Politics FG Rejects US Position On IPOB

    The federal government has described as “unfortunate and unacceptable” the position of the US government on the declaration of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) as a terrorist group. The US embassy in Nigeria had said under the laws of its country, the Biafra group cannot be declared a...
  10. RemmyAlex

    Metro IPOB Members Decamping To Other Separatist Groups – Federalist Movement

    A group, under the umbrella of Federalist Movement of Nigeria has stated that members of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) are decamping to other separatist groups since the court declared it a terrorist group. The group therefore called on the Federal Government of Nigeria to immediately...
  11. RemmyAlex

    Politics What We Discussed With Buhari About IPOB – Senator Ekweremadu

    Senators from the South East on Tuesday met with President Muhammadu Buhari over the tension generated in the region as a result of the activities of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB. The Senators, who were led by the Deputy Senate President, Senator Ike Ekweremadu said the South East zone...
  12. Samguine

    Metro Please Release Nnamdi Kanu's Corpse - Family Begs Nigerian Army

    The younger brother of the leader of the Indigenous Peoples of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, has begged the Nigerian Army to release the corpse of the secessionist leader if he has been killed The brother, speaking with newsmen, said no one knows where Kanu has been since their home was invaded...
  13. RemmyAlex

    Politics Biafra: Senators, South-east Governors To Meet Buhari Over IPOB

    Reports say that the leadership of the Senate and governors from South East are to meet President Muhammadu Buhari on ways to resolve the crises emanating from the series of ethnic agitations. The senators’ resolve to meet with the executive was reached on Tuesday at its resumption after...
  14. RemmyAlex

    Politics What Senators Told Abaribe About Nnamdi Kanu, IPOB Yesterday

    South east senators were reportedly questioned by some of their colleagues for giving tacit support to the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB). According to Daily Trust, the accusations were made at a closed session when the Senate reconvened yesterday after an extended annual break. The...
  15. Samguine

    Nigeria: Buhari's Aide Names IPOB A Terrorist Group

    On September 21, Garba Shehu, the Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity in Buhari’s administration informed that the Indigenous People of Biafra was completely a terrorist organization. Fulani herdsmen were just called to be criminal gangs. In particular, the Buhari`s assistant...
  16. Samguine

    Metro Biafra: Court Sends 60 IPOB Members To Prison

    A Chief Magistrate Court sitting in Umuahia, Abia State, on Monday remanded 60 members of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) at the Afara Federal Prisons in Aba. The magistrate ordered that the IPOB members be remanded in prison after their counsel challenged the jurisdiction of the court...
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    Metro [Photo] Biafra: Nigerian Students' Violent Clash In India

    Kayode Ogundamisi‏ (@ogundamisi ) just posted this on his twitter feed.
  18. RemmyAlex

    Politics Biafra: Legal Implications If Nnamdi Kanu Fails To Appear In Court Next Month

    The Presidency has said sureties for leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Nnamdi Kanu risk imprisonment if he fails to appear in court on adjourned date. Following a ruling by the Federal High Court in Abuja granting Kanu bail on April 25, Senator representing Abia South Senatorial...
  19. Samguine

    Metro Presidency Rubbishes US, EU Reports, Maintain IPOB Is A Terrorist Group

    Special Adviser to the President on Prosecution, Chief Okoi Obono-Obla, has described as inconsequential the recognition accorded the Indigenous People of Biafra by some foreign nations as a non-terrorist group, despite Nigeria’s recent proscription and designation of the group as a terrorist...
  20. RemmyAlex

    Metro Nigerian Security Agents Uncover IPOB's Paris Account Holder

    Security agents have identified the Nigerian suspected to be operating the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) in Paris, France, The Nation gathered. The government last week said money was being raised from some Nigerians in the diaspora to fund IPOB. Funds raised from the diaspora...
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