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    Metro Biafra: What Igbos Should Do On Anambra Election Day - IPOB

    The Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, has advised its members in Anambra State not to go out between 6pm November 17 to 6pm om November 18 in a bid to boycott the gubernatorial election in the state. In a statement by the IPOB spokesperson, Emma Powerful, the group alleged that the Nigeria...
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    Metro Man Drags US Embassy To Court For Declaring That IPOB Is Not A Terrorist Organization

    Mr Nze Charles Ugwu, through his lawyer Simon Kanshio, has dragged the US Embassy in Nigeria before a Federal High Court in Abuja, for saying it does not view the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) and its leader, Nnamdi Kanu, as terrorists. The embassy’s spokesman, Russel Brooks, had said...
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    Politics Nnamdi Kanu, IPOB Are Not Terrorists But 'Nuisance' – Pat Utomi

    Renowned political economist and Chieftain of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Professor Pat Utomi, has dismissed declaration by the Nigerian Government that the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, under the leadership of Nnamdi Kanu are terrorists. Speaking at the Holy Cross Cathedral in...
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    Metro Ooni Visits Abia, Changes IPOB To 'Indigenous People Of Brighter Nigeria'

    The Ooni of Ife, Adeyeye Ogunwusi, has sympathised with the now-proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), stating that they had legitimate concerns and needed to have been drawn closer, before renaming the group, “Indigenous People of Brighter Nigeria (IPOBN)”. The monarch said this on...
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    Metro Biafra: UK Urged To Extradite Nnamdi Kanu

    The Advocate of Social Justice for All has threatened to occupy the embassy of United Kingdom, if the leader of Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu was not extradited to Nigeria. The group in a statement by its Executive Director, Asongo Venatius, said it was disappointed to learn...
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    Metro Biafra: IPOB Is An Igbo Project And It Is Being Financed By Them - Junaid Mohammed

    Outspoken former lawmaker, Junaid Muhammed has insisted that the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) is an 'Igbo project'. He also added that the group is being financed by Igbos Junaid, who insisted that IPOB is a terrorist group, said he does not care whether the Southeast Governor support...
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    Metro IPOB Set To Drag Buratai, Uzor Kalu To Court Over Nnamdi Kanu's Disappearance

    The Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, has threatened to drag former Abia State Governor, Orji Kalu alongside the Chief Army Staff, Lt Gen Tukur Buratai over the disappearance of its leader, Nnamdi Kanu. The pro-Biafra group explained that its decision to institute legal action against both men...
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    Politics Biafra: I Am Disappointed At Some South East Leaders Over IPOB - Buhari

    President Buhari has expressed his disappointment at some South Eastern community leaders who failed to reign in the 'hot-headed' youth calling for Biafran agitation. The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has been seeking a sovereign state, citing marginalisation of Igbo people as its reason...
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    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...
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    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...
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    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...
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    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...
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    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...
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    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...
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    Politics South-East Governors Announce Plans To Empower Proscribed IPOB Members

    Governors of the South-East geopolitical zone yesterday, said plans were underway to empower and rehabilitate members of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) in their respective states into a meaningful venture. Chairman of the South- East Governors’ Forum and Governor of Ebonyi...
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    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...
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    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...
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    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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    Politics Sen. Abaribe Could be Jailed Over Nnamdi Kanu's Whereabouts

    Senator Enyinnaya Abaribe and a Jewish High Chief Priest, Immanuu El-Shalom, are at risk of being sent to prison over the whereabouts of Nnamdi Kanu, leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB). This is because both men had on April 28, entered an undertaken to produce Kanu before the...
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    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...
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