Calls for restructuring suspicious –Presidency

Calls for restructuring suspicious –Presidency

Calls for restructuring suspicious –Presidency The Presidency has described the call for restructuring Nigeria, particularly from those who were in power for 16 years as suspicious. Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, stated this yesterday even as he said that the Muhammadu Buhari’s administration was not opposed to restructuring but  is opposed to anything that will splinter the country. Adesina spoke at the Change We Need Nigeria Initiative 8th Annual Lecture Series with the theme: Disintegration or Restructuring: Which Way Nigeria? The presidential spokesman who…

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I’ve not marginalised S’East –Buhari

I’ve not marginalised S’East –Buhari

I’ve not marginalised S’East –Buhari ISSUES surrounding the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), infrastructure decay and underdevelopment of the South-East, among others, topped discussion when President Muhammadu Buhari met with governors, ministers and federal lawmakers from the zone and the leadership of Ohaneze Ndi Igbo, yesterday. The governors in attendance were: Abia, Okezie Ikpeazu; Enugu, Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi; Ebonyi, Dave Umahi, the Imo deputy governor,  Eze Madumere and the deputy governor of Anambra, Nkem Okeke. Lawmakers in attendance were: Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu and Senator Enyinnaya Abaribe, representing Abia South….

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Marginalization, IPOB top Buhari’s parley with South East

Marginalization, IPOB top Buhari’s parley with South East

Marginalization, IPOB top Buhari’s parley with South East The issues of Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), infrastructure decay and the development of the South East among others dominated the discussion between President Muhammadu Buhari and South East leaders this afternoon. Those in attendance we’re South East governors, federal lawmakers from the zone, ministers and the leadership of Ohaneze Ndi Igbo on Thursday. Governors in attendance were those of Abia, Okezie Ikpeazu, Enugu, Ifeanyi Ugwuani, Ebonyi, Dave Umahi, the Imo deputy governor,  Eze Madumere and the deputy governor of Anambra, Nkem…

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What Buhari told Southeast leaders in Aso Rock

What Buhari told Southeast leaders in Aso Rock

What Buhari told Southeast leaders in Aso Rock President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday assured stakeholders from the Southeast that the region will benefit more from roads and coastal rail projects. Speaking at an audience with leaders from the region led by the Deputy Senate President Ike Ekweremadu, the President declared that 2nd Niger Bridge, the East-West Road and the Coastal rail project, are receiving utmost attention from his administration. Buhari said counterpart funding from the Chinese government would substantially fund these projects, which when completed will improve the welfare, well-being…

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Igbo have more to lose if Nigeria breaks –Okorocha

Igbo have more to lose if Nigeria breaks –Okorocha

Igbo have more to lose if Nigeria breaks –Okorocha Governor Rochas Okorocha believes that the activities of the Indigenous People of Biafra(IPOB) should be condemned by not only the Igbo but other well-meaning Nigerians. His argument is that Nigeria would always fare better as one united country than exist under several independent entities. He made his position known in an interactive session with journalists in Owerri, the Imo State capital. WILLY EYA recorded the proceedings. Are you going to contest for the 2019 presidential election in the event that President…

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IPOB asks court to quash proscription

IPOB asks court to quash proscription

IPOB asks court to quash proscription The Indigenous Peoples of Biafra (IPOB) has asked the Acting Chief Judge of the Federal High Court, Justice Abdu Kafarati to set aside the orders he made proscribing it and designating it as a terrorist group. The Acting Chief Judge, had, on Wednesday, issued the proscription order after listening to an ex parte application by the Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mr. Abubakar Malami (SAN). However, in a motion filed by counsel to the pro-Biafra group, Ifeanyi Ejiofor on Friday, it…

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Obiano to dualise major roads, construct more bridges in 2nd term

Obiano to dualise major roads, construct more bridges in 2nd term

Obiano to dualise major roads, construct more bridges in 2nd term Governor Willie Obiano has assured that his administration would dualise major roads in Nnewi, Awka and Onitsha during his second term to ensure a free flow of traffic and enhance the overall aesthetic appeal of the cities. Speaking during a town hall meeting with key stakeholders and opinion leaders in the state at the Professor Dora Akunyili Women’s Development Centre in Awka, Governor Obiano announced that eight more bridges would be constructed in the three senatorial districts of the…

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Osinbajo In Closed Door Meeting With Ikpeazu, IGP Over Agitation

Osinbajo In Closed Door Meeting With Ikpeazu, IGP Over Agitation

Osinbajo In Closed Door Meeting With Ikpeazu, IGP Over Agitation As part of efforts to calm frayed nerves in the troubled South East region, President Yemi Osinbajo, yesterday, met behind closed doors with the Abia State Governor, Okezie Ikpeazu, at the Aso Rock Presidential Villa in Abuja. Osinbajo also met with the Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris. Ikpeazu said he was in the Villa to brief the VP on the IPOB crisis and other related issues in his state, but refused to reveal details of the discusion. However, he said…

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Ibeku Youth Assembly (IYA) Vow To Resist Depose Nnamdi Kanu’s Father as Eze

Ibeku Youth Assembly (IYA) Vow To Resist Depose Nnamdi Kanu’s Father as Eze

Ibeku Youth Assembly (IYA) Vow To Resist Depose Nnamdi Kanu’s Father as Eze A group, The Ibeku Youth Assembly (IYA), has said that it would exhibit an unusual resistance to any attempt from any quarters to depose the father of the leader of Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Eze Israel Kanu. Eze Kanu is the traditional ruler of Isiama Afaraukwu Ibeku in Abia State. This came at the heels of an alleged call by another group, the Umuahia Youth Movement on Governor Okezie Ikpeazu to depose Eze Kanu for not…

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SOUTH EAST GOVERNORS EXECRATES IPOB

SOUTH EAST  GOVERNORS EXECRATES IPOB

SOUTH EAST GOVERNORS EXECRATES IPOB IN what appeared like a mortal blow to the existence of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, state governors in the South East geopolitical zone, yesterday, proscribed the activities of the separatist group and other aggrieved organisations. The development which came on a day the Nigerian Army gave seven reasons for declaring the Nnamdi Kanu-led IPOB a terrorist group, was said to have been informed by the prevailing security situation in the zone and its attendant consequences. Consequently, the governors urged all aggrieved groups in…

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DHQ BRANDS IPOB ”A MILITANT TERRORIST ORGANISATION”

DHQ BRANDS IPOB ”A MILITANT TERRORIST ORGANISATION”

DHQ BRANDS IPOB ”A MILITANT TERRORIST ORGANISATION” The Defence Headquarters has branded the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) as a “militant terrorist organisation’’ and urged parents to dissuade their wards from joining the group. In a statement in Abuja on Friday, Maj.-Gen. John Enenche, the Director, Defence Information (DDI), therefore, restated the commitment of the Armed Forces to confront “all security challenges facing the country.’’ Enenche also assured of the protection of lives and property in all parts of the country by the military. He said that the IPOB posed…

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IPOB Denies Being a Terrorist Group

IPOB Denies Being a Terrorist Group

IPOB Denies Being a Terrorist Group The Indigenous Peoples of Biafra (IPOB) has denied being a militant terrorist organisation as declared by the Defence Headquarters (DHQ) Friday. The IPOB Media and Publicity Secretary, Emma Powerful, who stated this in a statement issued to newsmen in Enugu accused security operatives of making frantic efforts to label their group a terrorist organisation. He alleged that security operatives, especially the “Nigerian Army and police personnel drafted to Mazi Nnamdi Kanu’s house has planted bombs in and around Nnamdi Kanu’s house in Isiama Afaraukwu…

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Remain Law Abiding- Kalu Tells IPOB Members

Remain Law Abiding- Kalu Tells IPOB Members

Remain Law Abiding- Kalu Tells IPOB Members Worried over the alarming situation following the military deployment in the South East, former governor of Abia State , Dr Orji Uzor Kalu has appealed for sustainable peace in the South East region in the interest of the country He decried the needless loss of lives in Abia state and also commiserated with the families of the bereaved . In a released statement, Kalu who had been out of the country for some weeks and just returned said he was disturbed after receiving…

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Ralph Uwazurike condemns the activities of the Nnmadi Kanu-led IPOB

Ralph Uwazurike condemns the activities of the Nnmadi Kanu-led IPOB

Ralph Uwazurike condemns the activities of the Nnmadi Kanu-led IPOB – Ralph Uwazurike, leader of the Movement for the Actualisation of the Sovereign State of Biafra has condemned the activities of the Nnmadi Kanu-led Indigenous People of Biafra – Uwazurike stated that the group’s activities were counter-productive to the Biafra struggle, and also dared Nnamdi Kanu to submit to arrest if he is a true leader – The MASSOB leader called on Igbos to stop following Kanu, as he stated that he had no real agenda for Biafra The activities…

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Igbo Reps: military operation that frightens, maims or leads to loss of lives of citizens and property is unjustifiable.

Igbo Reps: military operation that frightens, maims or leads to loss of lives of citizens and property is unjustifiable.

Igbo Reps: military operation that frightens, maims or leads to loss of lives of citizens and property is unjustifiable. ABUJA-Members of the House of Representatives from the south east geopolitical zone have declared that any military operation that frightens, maims or leads to loss of lives of citizens and property is unjustifiableThey also stated that such operation was an offence to the principle democracy and the rule of law. The federal lawmakers spoke on the heels of the Monday invasion of Afara Ukwu, Umuahia, Abia State, the home country of…

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Enugu State: ‘no work, no pay’ for local government workers across the state.

Enugu State: ‘no work, no pay’ for local government workers across the state.

Enugu State: ‘no work, no pay’ for local government workers across the state. In a deliberate attempt to check truancy in the local government system, newly appointed Local Government caretaker committee chairmen in Enugu State have adopted the policy of ‘no work, no pay’ for local government workers across the state. In a town hall meeting with his workers at Agbani, the caretaker committee chairman for Nkanu West, Mr. Chika Igwesi, warned workers that their pay package at the end of the month would depend on their attendance to work…

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Igbo Youths Initiative (IYI): The death of Nnamdi Kanu would ignite another civil war

Igbo Youths Initiative (IYI): The death of Nnamdi Kanu would ignite another civil war

Igbo Youths Initiative (IYI): The death of Nnamdi Kanu would ignite another civil war As the controversy over the whereabouts of the leader of the Independent People of Biafra (IPOB) heightens, some Igbo youths, under the aegis of Igbo Youths Initiative (IYI), has warned that the death of Nnamdi Kanu would ignite another civil war in the country. Speaking while reacting to the invasion of the Afaraukwu, Ibeku Umuahia country home of the IPOB leader and the claim by his lawyer that he did not know whether Kanu was still…

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Military Helicopter Arrives Nnamdi Kanu’s Residence (Video)

Military Helicopter Arrives Nnamdi Kanu’s Residence (Video)

Military Helicopter Arrives Nnamdi Kanu’s Residence (Video) There’s tension in Umuahia as military helicopters arrive the capital city of Abia state.The standoff between Nigerian soldiers and members of the Indigenous People’s Of Biafra (IPOB) looks like it’s not ending anytime soon. According to video shared online by a die-hard IPOB member, Somto Okonkwo, a military helicopter was seen hovering around the residence of IPOB leader, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu. Their mission is still unknown. Watch Video below: (cfrmagazine) more news: CLICK HERE you may also be interested in: Nigerian Man To…

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South East Govs set up 7-man investigative committee: IPOB/military clash

South East Govs set up 7-man investigative committee: IPOB/military clash

South East Govs set up 7-man investigative committee: IPOB/military clash Governors of the South East states, Tuesday, set up a seven-man committee to investigate the causes of the clash involving a detachment of military officers and members of the Indigenous People of Biafra [IPOB] in Umuahia. This was disclosed by the Director of Media and Communications to the South East Governors’ Forum, Mr. Mike Udah, in a statement made available to Daily Sun. He said that the committee was set up as part of steps to resolve the crisis and…

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Army Invades Nnamdi Kanu’s House In Umuahia Again (Video)

Army Invades Nnamdi Kanu’s House In Umuahia Again (Video)

Army Invades Nnamdi Kanu’s House In Umuahia Again (Video) ”Nigerian Army Are At It Again They Are Currently Trying To Assassinate Nnamdi Kanu As We Speak, They Have Surrounded His House With 15 War Armored Tankers watch video below (nairaland) more news: CLICK HERE you may also be interested in: Apostle Johnson Suleman: A Marriage Can Be Dissolved (Video) India: Baby of 13 years old Rape Victim Dies share this story

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Biafra: South East govs express worry Umuahia shooting

Biafra: South East govs express worry Umuahia shooting

Biafra: South East govs express worry Umuahia shooting The governors of the South East states, have expressed worry over the reported invasion and sporadic shooting in the residence of the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra [IPOB] in Umuahia by suspected soldiers which reportedly left three persons dead and many others injured. The governors regretted that the invasion of the IPOB leader’s home was coming at a time they were making concerted effort to broker peace between federal authorities and the members of the Biafra agitators. In the telephone…

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Actively participate in elections and referendum – Okereke; Composer of Biafran anthem

Actively participate in elections and referendum – Okereke; Composer of Biafran anthem

Actively participate in elections and referendum – Okereke; Composer of Biafran anthem Composer of the famous All Hail Biafra anthem, which is being used today by all pro-Biafra groups, Chief Charles Okereke, has urged everyone affected by the struggle for the realisation of the state of Biafra to actively participate in elections and referendum that was organised in Nigeria. He explained that the glaring reality has shown that the social, security and political atmospheres in Nigeria needed urgent and critical attention and review. Okereke, who is also the publisher of…

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Governor Rochas Okorocha has failed

Governor Rochas Okorocha has failed

Governor Rochas Okorocha has failed The Ohaneze Youths Council, Owerri zone chapter, has concluded that Imo State Governor Rochas Okorocha has failed in fulfilling the promises he made to voters during his campaign. The group lamented the governor’s monopolization of power in the state and accused him of installing his son-in-law, Uche Nwosu, as the next governor of the state. “You can see the plight of Imo pensioners, where people are forced to forgo 40 percent of their pension. Everything is wrong with this government; this is the worst government…

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Mazi Nnamdi Kanu accused the Nigerian Army of an attempt to kill him

Mazi Nnamdi Kanu accused the Nigerian Army of an attempt to kill him

Mazi Nnamdi Kanu accused the Nigerian Army of an attempt to kill him Nnamdi Kanu – I was resting when my relative drew my attention to the heavy presence of soldiers Leader of Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Mazi Nnamdi Kanu has accused the Nigerian Army of an attempt to kill him over his resolve not to abandon the agitation for the actualisation of a state of Biafra. Speaking with Daily Sun, on telephone, against the backdrop of an alleged invasion of his home at Afara Ukwu, Umuahia, where one…

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Biafra: Intimidation is not a deterrent – IPOB

Biafra: Intimidation is not a deterrent – IPOB

Biafra: Intimidation is not a deterrent – IPOB The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) yesterday said that no amount of intimidation and propaganda against its leader, Nnamdi Kanu or members, by the Nigerian Federal Government would deter them from pursuing their legitimate and non-violent agitations for Biafra restoration. The group condemned the use of stage managed parade of ‘criminals’ as part of a very cheap tactless propaganda by this administration to blackmail the most peaceful mass movement on earth. The Media and Publicity Secretary of IPOB, Mr. Emma Powerful, in…

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They Want To Kill My Son, Nnamdi Kanu Father Cries Out

They Want To Kill My Son, Nnamdi Kanu Father Cries Out

His Royal Highness, Isaac Okwu Kanu who is the father of the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu has warned the federal government against re-arresting his son. He added that such move would spell doom for Nigeria.  Pa Okwu Kanu who is the traditional ruler of Afara Ukwu Ibeku in Umuahia North Local Government area of Abia State, has already sent an SOS to the United Nations, alleging that the Federal Government planned to kill his son. “Yes, of course, I’m a human being. When they…

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Dont Arrest Nnamdi Kanu, Air Peace CEO Mr Allen Onyema

Dont Arrest Nnamdi Kanu, Air Peace CEO Mr Allen Onyema

The Chairman/CEO of Air Peace, Mr. Allen Onyema has joined other notable voices to call the Federal Government to order over its plan to rearrest the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Mazi. Nnamdi Kanu According to him, Nnamdi Kanu was not against anybody in his agitations and that he was open to peaceful negotiations with the Federal Government. He made the speech in Lagos on Friday, to declare open a five-day training programme organised by the Foundation for Ethnic Harmony in Nigeria (FEHN) to push for harmonious…

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IPOB killings: SEGF denies plotting against FG

IPOB killings: SEGF denies plotting against FG

IPOB killings: SEGF denies plotting against FG The South East Governors’ Forum, Thursday, denied allegation in the social media that it held a meeting in Abakaliki, the Ebonyi State capital where it accused the federal government of killing Indigenous People of Biafra [IPOB] members. Reacting to a report credited to one Osita (other names withheld) which alleged that the forum met in Abakaliki where they allegedly accused the federal government of brutality on Nd’Igbo, the chairman of the Forum and Governor of Ebonyi State, Chief David Umahi described the report…

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‘Igbo, IPOB abandoned Gen Effiong, he died a Biafra rebel’

‘Igbo, IPOB  abandoned Gen Effiong, he died a Biafra rebel’

‘Igbo, IPOB abandoned Gen Effiong, he died a Biafra rebel’ Biafra THE Leader of Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Nnamdi Kanu, Monday, in Owerri, the Imo State capital, met with the Prof. Uzodinma Nwala-led Alaigbo Development Foundation, ADF, as part of his consultations towards the agitation for Biafra Republic. This came as a chieftain of All Progressives Congress, APC, Akwa Ibom State, Elder Enefiok Ekefre has alleged that the Igbo abandoned General Philip Effiong who eventually died a Biafran rebel. Recall that Kanu, last week in Enugu, met with South-East…

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Anambra Business Man Drags Nnamdi Kanu, IPOB to Court Over Election Boycott

Anambra Business Man Drags Nnamdi Kanu, IPOB to Court Over Election Boycott

Richard Ndubuaku Sues Nnamdi Kanu, IPOB Over Election Boycott  A business man in Anambra, Dr. Richard Ndubuaku, has sued the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, and its leader, Nnamdi Kanu at the Federal High Court in Abuja over their plan to boycott the forthcoming gubernatorial election of the state. He is seeking for an injunction from the court in the suit with number FHC/ABJ/ CS/756/2017 to restrain Nnamdi Kanu and the IPOB from boycotting the Anambra State governorship election scheduled to hold on November 18. According to Ndubuaku if Nnamdi…

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