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Nnamdi Kanu: Defence team makes a U-turn on Orji Kalu’s summons

The defence team of the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, Mr. Nnamdi Kanu, has dropped its push to have a former Governor of Abia State Orji Kalu appear before the Federal High Court in Abuja and testify about [...]

November 14, 2018 Nigerian-Biafran War

Nnamdi Kanu threatens to expose Buhari

The leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu, has threatened to reveal a deep secret about President Muhammadu Buhari. IPOB’s Media and Publicity Secretary, Emma Powerful, stated this in a press statement made available to newsmen on [...]

November 7, 2018 Nigerian-Biafran War

Abuja protests: Police arraign 130 Shiite members

The police on Thursday arraigned about 130 protesting members of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria also known as Shiites before the Magistrates’ Court in Wuse Zone 2, Abuja. They were arraigned on charges bordering on their alleged involvement in protests [...]

November 2, 2018 History

‘Nnamdi Kanu lacks capacity to declare Republic of Biafra’

A coalition of pro-Biafra groups rose from their meeting in Enugu yesterday declaring that leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu lacked the capacity to declare republic of Biafra without consultation with Igbo critical stakeholders. They stated [...]

October 27, 2018 Nigerian-Biafran War

Nigerian court is a Kangaroo court, I did not jump bail, says Nnamdi Kanu

Nnamdi Kanu, leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), has vowed not to return to the federal high court in Abuja where he was standing trial before he left the country. The federal government had charged him with treason [...]

October 22, 2018 Nigerian-Biafran War

Nnamdi Kanu’s sudden ‘return’ stirs fresh worries in South East

A curious combination of tension and excitement has enveloped the South East following the sudden “resurfacing” on Friday of the Supreme Leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Mazi Nnamdi Kanu. This is as the group confirmed yesterday that [...]

October 21, 2018 Nigerian-Biafran War

Orji Kalu to appear in court over Nnamdi Kanu’s whereabouts

A former governor of Abia state, Orji Uzor Kalu, will on November 14, 2018, appear in Federal High court Abuja,before His Lordship Hon. Justice B. M Nyako, to say what he knows about the missing leader of the Indigenous People [...]

October 13, 2018 Nigerian-Biafran War

12 Igbo groups back IPOB’s September 14 sit-at-home order

The Indigenous People of Biafra’s (IPOB’s) September 14, 2018, sit-at-home order received a boost yesterday as 12 Igbo groups met in Enugu and endorsed the move. The meeting, held at the residence of Deputy Leader of Eastern Consultative Assembly (ECA), [...]

September 11, 2018 Nigerian-Biafran War

Biafra: South-East governors are cowards – Zionists

The leadership of the Biafra Zionists Federation, BZF, on Monday came hard on the South-East Governors and the Ohanaeze Ndigbo over their silence eight days after the group’s leader, Barr. Benjamin Onwuka was picked by security forces.   Onwuka was [...]

August 28, 2018 Nigerian-Biafran War

114 pro-Biafra women arraigned in Owerri magistrate court, remanded in prison

The Nigerian Police, Monday arraigned 114 pro-Biafra women in an Owerri Magistrate court. The protesters were arrested Friday, August 17 during a peaceful protest to demand a date for Biafra referendum, as well as the whereabouts of IPOB leader, Mazi [...]

August 21, 2018 Nigerian-Biafran War

How Brazilian Architecture Redefined Lagos History And Heritage

Following the slave abolition passed on the 25th of March, 1807, there was a wave of liberated Africans returning home that lasted over five decades. Armed with knowledge and technology from former slave ports—Brazil, the Caribbeans and the West Indies—these [...]

July 15, 2018 History

Leaked whereabouts of Nnamdi Kanu has vindicated our position, says IPOB

The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) says recent intelligence report on the whereabouts of its leader, Nnamdi Kanu, has vindicated its position that the Nigerian Army abducted him. Its Publicity Secretary, Emma Powerful, said this in a statement.According to him, [...]

July 4, 2018 Nigerian-Biafran War
MKO Abiola June 12

Uproar as Senators, Reps seek declaration of June 12 polls results

ABUJA—President Muhammadu Buhari’s decision to recognise Chief Moshood Abiola’s position in the evolution of the country’s democracy rebounded in the two chambers of the National Assembly yesterday with legislators applauding his decision but questioning his procedure.   MKO Abiola -Died [...]

June 8, 2018 History

1, 000 cyclists in Lagos for World Bicycle Day celebration

Over 1, 000 cyclists from all part of Nigeria are expected to arrive in Lagos this weekend to join  their counterparts across the world to celebrate the World Bicycle Day  slated to take place on Sunday, June 3. The Nigeria Cycling Federation (NCF) [...]

May 31, 2018 History

May 29: Delta Police warns IPOB, others

The Delta State Police Command has warned the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) against disturbing the peace and stability of the state during the forthcoming May 29 Democracy day. In a statement in Asaba, yesterday, its spokesman, Andrew Aniamaka, said [...]

May 26, 2018 Nigerian-Biafran War

‘We’ll declare Biafra’s independence on May 30’

 Biafra’s independence on May 30: The Biafra Zionists Federation (BZF) has said the Federal Government was trying to intimidate its members from carrying out their plans to declare Biafra Republic on May 30 by deploying fighter jets in the zone. [...]

May 25, 2018 Nigerian-Biafran War

MASSOB, BIM clash over Biafra Day

The Movement for the Actualization of the Sovereign State of Biafra (MASSOB) has disassociated itself from the Biafra Independence Movement (BIM)’s celebration of 51st anniversary of Biafra on May 22, 2018. In a statement signed by its leader, Comrade Uchenna [...]

May 11, 2018 Nigerian-Biafran War

Military has turned Nnamdi Kanu, parents into ghosts – Family

Family of the leader of Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Nnamdi Kanu has expressed anger and worry over the conflicting reports concerning his whereabouts. The family, speaking through Prince Emmanuel Kanu, called on the military to tell them where their [...]

April 21, 2018 Nigerian-Biafran War

IPOB speaks on Buhari’s plan to grant amnesty to insurgents

The Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, has reacted to the proposed plan by the President Muhammadu Buhari-led government to grant amnesty to members of Boko Haram. The IPOB said such a move was a confirmation that the All Progressives Congress, [...]

April 3, 2018 Nigerian-Biafran War

Agitation for secession not an offence under Nigerian Law – IPOB fires back at court

The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has argued that agitation for secession is not an offence under the Nigerian laws. IPOB said this in reaction to the secret trial of its elusive leader, Nnamdi Kanu’s co-defenders, Bright Chimezie, Chidiebere Onwudiwe, [...]

March 24, 2018 Nigerian-Biafran War

Police: Missing pro-Biafra leader Nnamdi Kanu not in our custody

Police in Nigeria’s Southeastern Abia State have reiterated that they do not know the whereabouts of pro-Biafra leader, Nnamdi Kanu. Commissioner of Police Anthony Ogbizi told the local Punch news portal that as far as they were concerned Kanu has [...]

March 19, 2018 Nigerian-Biafran War

Listen to Ohanaeze, adopt political diplomacy – Buhari Support Organization begs IPOB

The Buhari Support Organisation, BSO, on Sunday appealed to the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) to adopt political diplomacy rather than get confrontational. BSO urged the group to carefully listen to the elderly and candid advice of Chief John Nnia [...]

March 18, 2018 Nigerian-Biafran War

Nnamdi Kanu’s brother, Emmanuel, reveals who allegedly kidnapped, sold IPOB leader to military

Prince Emmanuel Kanu, the younger brother of the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Nnamdi Kanu, has alleged that leader of the Biafra Movement, BIM, Ralph Uwazuruike kidnapped the IPOB founder and also sold him to the military. [...]

March 10, 2018 Nigerian-Biafran War

How IPOB members almost killed me – Prof. Amucheazi

Secretary of Igbo Leaders of Thought, ILT, and former Director-General of the National Orientation Agency, NOA, Prof Elochukwu Amucheazi, has said he nearly lost his life during the reported attack on Igbo leaders by members of pro-Biafra groups at their [...]

March 1, 2018 Nigerian-Biafran War

Nnamdi Kanu, wife reportedly spotted at suya joint in Ghana

Months after the disappearance of the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu, the IPOB front runner has been spotted in Ghana. Reports said that Kanu and his wife, Uchechi are said to be living at an estate, Cantonment, also in Accra, [...]

February 28, 2018 Nigerian-Biafran War

Kanu’s wife says she lacks knowledge of his whereabouts

Meanwhile, Uchechi Kanu, wife of Nnamdi Kanu, leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, has said she is not aware of the whereabouts of her husband, adding that she is not sure if he is alive or dead. She [...]

February 20, 2018 Nigerian-Biafran War

IPOB insists court must deliver its judgment despite Kanu’s missing file

The Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, yesterday asked the Court of Appeal to deliver judgment on its embattled leader, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, whether his case file was missing or not. IPOB had raised the alarm over the purported disappearance of [...]

February 14, 2018 Nigerian-Biafran War

Herdsmen killings: Pay back to those who joined Hausa/Fulani to slaughter Igbos in 1967 – MASSOB

Movement for the Actualisation of Sovereign State of Biafra MASSOB, has stated that the killing being perpetrated by herdsmen in parts of Benue and Taraba states was a kind of pay back to those who joined Hausa/Fulani to slaughter Igbos [...]

January 15, 2018 Nigerian-Biafran War

Restructuring debate: IPOB attacks Ohaneze over Yoruba venue

The Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, has attacked the leadership of Ohaneze Ndigbo for making Lagos State the venue of Thursday’s crucial meeting to discuss restructuring of Nigeria. The group also said majority of Igbo people were firmly behind the [...]

December 14, 2017 Nigerian-Biafran War
Nnamdi Kanu’s family reveals who can disclose IPOB leader’s whereabouts

Biafra: Nnamdi Kanu’s family reveals who can disclose IPOB leader’s whereabouts

Family of the elusive leader of Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu has insisted that the Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen Tukur Buratai knows the whereabouts of the IPOB leader. The family said this while describing as cheap [...]

November 18, 2017 Nigerian-Biafran War
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