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IPOB agitation for secession, misplaced priorities – Don

By Demola AkinyemiILORIN – Director, Centre for Peace and Strategic Studies (CPSS), University of Ilorin, Dr. Mahfouz Adedimeji, has said that the agitation for secession by members of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) is misplacement of priorities. The University Don said this while speaking at the 2017 UN …

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Fight For Biafra Is Not Sincere – Orji Kalu

Former governor of Abia State, Mr Orji Kalu, says the agitation by the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) is not sincere. Mr Kalu’s comments come as more reactions continued to trail the declaration of IPOB as a terror group by the Nigerian Military. The former governor, who addressed reporters in …

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IPOB had lost its mandate by causing tension, killings – S/East Govs

By Emeka Mamah, Vincent Ujumadu, Kingsley Omonobi, Anayo Okoli, Peter Okutu, Joseph Erunke, Nwabueze Okonkwo, Johnbosco Agbakwuru, Uguchukwu Alaribe, Dirisu Yakugbu, Festus Ahon, Ndahi Marama, Emeka Mama, Abdullahi el-Kurebe and Demola Akinyemi, •Presidency replies Obasanjo, Jonathan•Brandish IPOB flag, get arrested, Abia CP warns•Group not a terrorist organisation – Ohanaeze•Attacks in …

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South-East Governors Set Up Committee To Investigate Army-IPOB Clash

This file photo shows Enugu State Governor, Ifeanyi Ugwanyi; Imo State Governor, Rochas Okorocha; Ebonyi State Governor and Chairman of the South-East Governors Forum, Dave Umahi; Anambra State Governor, Willie Obiano; and Abia State Governor, Okezie Ikpeazu, after a recent meeting of the forum. The South-East Governors Forum has set …

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Army Reacts To ‘Viral Video’, Says Investigation Is Ongoing

File Photo The Nigerian Army says it is investigating a video being circulated on the social media, which shows Army personnel assaulting some civilians. Channels Television cannot verify the source of the viral video, but the Acting Director of Army Public Relations, Brigadier General Sanni Usman, said they were aware of …

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Army Denies Invading Nnamdi Kanu’s Residence

File Photo The Nigerian Army has denied reports that it invaded the residence of the self-acclaimed leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, in Abia State. This followed claims by supporters of the IPOB leader on Sunday that some soldiers opened fire on the residents who came …

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IPOB to Okorocha: We can’t deceive millions of Biafrans

Arewa youths blackmailing Northern leaders — GROUP By Vincent Ujumadu & Omeiza Ajayi THE Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, yesterday reacted to the statement credited to the Imo State governor, Owelle Rochas Okorocha, that the organization and its leader, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, were deceiving Igbo people, arguing that it was …

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IPOB raises alarm, alleges Army, DSS have perfected plan to kill or arrest Nnamdi Kanu

By Chimaobi Nwaiwu.Nnewi – The Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, has raised the alarm that the military particularly the Nigerian Army has perfected plans to unleash terror on their members homes, even when they have decided not to march on the streets, but adopted Sit-at-home method of celebrating Biafra Day …

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Biafra: We’ll be strict, polite, firm in dealing with you, Police warn IPOB, MASSOB

The Nigeria Police Force on Friday warned the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), the Movement for the Actualisation of the Sovereign State of Biafra (MASSOB) and the Biafra Independence Movement (BIM), against their planned protests and market closure on May 30. The Force Spokesman, CSP Jimoh Moshood, in a statement …

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