IPOB: Probe Enugu court ruling against FG, CSOs advocates

October 27, 2023 Adejayan Gbenga Gsong 0

Following media reports of a recent judgement by the Enugu High Court against the Federal Government in a matter instituted by the Independent People of Biafra (IPOB) challenging its proscribed status as a terrorist movement, the Save Nigeria Movement (SNM) has taken a swipe at the group’s leadership and their lawyers “for prioritising media propaganda and blackmail, instead of explaining Read More

IPOB, Kanu responsible for insecurity in Southeast, SNM insists

September 6, 2023 Editor 0

A rights group, Save Nigeria Movement (SNM), has challenged the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) to prove that it is not responsible for the security infractions being experienced in the south eastern region of the country rather than accusing it of being a stooge of the federal government. IPOB had in a statement signed by its media and publicity secretary, Read More

Defiant Simon Ekpa hands fresh ultimatum to FG over Nnamdi Kanu

September 3, 2023 Solomon Arowolo 0

The leader of a faction of Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Simon Ekpa, has given the federal government an ultimatum to release IPOB leader, Nnamdi Kanu. According to him, another 3-weeks civil disobedience over the continued detention of Kanu would continue if his demand is not granted. He said the sit-at-home would at this time include a daily curfew from Read More

The deceptive tactics of IPOB

August 18, 2023 Emeka Jerome 0

All warfare is based on deception. Hence, when able to attack, we must seem unable; when using our forces, we must seem inactive; when we are near, we must make the enemy believe we are far away; when far away, we must make him believe we are near –Sun Tzu In the words of the revered war strategist Sun Tzu, Read More

Simon Ekpa dares FG, backs Niger, Mali

August 7, 2023 Solomon Arowolo 0

Popular Biafra agitator and separatist, Simon Ekpa, has backed the military juntas in Niger Republic, Mali and Burkina Faso. He said Biafra would support the juntas if the Nigerian military intervenes, as being considered by West African leaders. Ekpa, the Finland-based lawyer and leader of the Biafra Republic Government in exile, disclosed this on Monday in a video on his Read More

At last, detained Nnamani Kanu meets own doctors

July 30, 2023 Solomon Arowolo 0

Leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, has met with his own choice of specialist doctors in Abuja, Nigeria’s capital. Kanu’s lawyer, Ifeanyi Ejiofor, in a tweet on Sunday said, “Sequel to our avowed assurance to always keep Ezigbo UmuChineke abreast of pertinent happenings especially with Onyendu’s health status, welfare and update on his legal matters, we Read More

Sit-at-home: IPOB confirms Nnamdi Kanu’s letter to Simon Ekpa

July 29, 2023 Solomon Arowolo 0

The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has revealed that the handwritten letter by its leader, Nnamdi Kanu, to Simon Ekpa regarding putting a stop to lingering sit-at-home is true. This was confirmed by the spokesman for IPOB, Emma Powerful. Kanu in the letter instructed Ekpa to discontinue the sit-at-home exercise in the South-East. According to Powerful, the clarification became necessary Read More

Troops neutralize 2 IPOB fighters, arrest 5

July 18, 2023 Benjamin Samson 0

The Nigerian Army, Tuesday, said combined troops of 63 Brigade of the , the Nigeria Police and Operatives of the Department of State Services have neutralized two IPOB/ESN fighters and arrested five others after a fierce encounter that took place Monday 17 July 2023 at Fuji Junction general area in Asaba, Delta state. A statement by Army spokesperson Brigadier General Read More

Troops intercept truck load of ammunition headed for Anambra, arrest Ghanaian, 1 other

July 17, 2023 Benjamin Samson 0

The Nigerian Army Monday said troops of 192 Battalion operating in 81 Division Area of Responsibility have busted an international ammunition smuggling syndicate, while transporting a truck load of smuggled ammunition to Anambra state on Saturday. Army spokesperson person Brig.-Gen Onyema Nwachuckwu disclosed this in a statement made available to journalists in Abuja. He said the troops, who acted on Read More

Women group condemns sit-at-home, backs Enugu, Anambra govts

July 17, 2023 Chuks Nweze 0

In a bid to combat the illegal imposition of sit-at-home orders on the South East, a prominent global women group called Women Support Women Community Network (WOSCONET) has taken a stand against the unauthorised directive. Joining forces with the Enugu and Anambra state governments, as well as other stakeholders, WOSCONET lamented the adverse economic implications and loss of revenue caused Read More

CNG to Tinubu: Disband armed groups, others in South East

July 15, 2023 Adeola Akinbobola 0

The Coalition of Northern Groups (CNG) has called on the federal government to intensify ongoing action to disband all militias and armed groups in the Sorth East and other parts of Nigeria. CNG spokesperson Abdul-Azeez Suleiman in press release issued on Saturday, urged government to resort to the use of force if needs be, to ensure that no group has Read More

IPOB’s sit-at-home order:  Who’re the real losers?

July 14, 2023 BENJAMIN SAMSON 0

…82 Mondays, N5.4trn wasted – Expert ‘…Several innocent citizens have lost their lives” ‘…It threatens region’s rating of academic excellence’ …Losses we incur humongous – Biz owners …It amounts to pressing the self-destruct button – Chief Osuji On the back of Nnamdi Kanu’s extradition from Kenya, the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) ordered a sit-at-home protest on Mondays until Nnamdi Read More

Nnamdi Kanu’s family dumps Ozekhome, Ejiofor

June 15, 2023 Solomon Arowolo 0

The family of detained leader of Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, has sacked Mike Ozekhome (SAN) and Ifeanyi Ejiofor as lawyers to their son. A statement signed by Kanu’s younger brother, Kanunta Kanu, via his Twitter handle on Thursday, reads, “I hereby formally notify @MikeozekhomeSAN and @lfeanyiEjiofor that their services are no longer required in #MaziNnamdiKanu case pending Read More

IPOB raises fresh alarm over detained Nnamdi Kanu

May 25, 2023 Admin III 0

The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has expressed discontent regarding the continuous detention and worsening health status of its leader, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu. This was disclosed in a statement by IPOB spokesperson, Emma Powerful, on Wednesday May 24, 2023. The statement reads, “We express our displeasure on the silence of the United Nations (UN), European Union (EU), African Union (AU), Read More

Breaking: Supreme Court adjourns Nnamdi Kanu’s case

May 11, 2023 Admin III 0

The Supreme Court has adjourned the hearing in the suit filed by the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) for the release of their leader, Nnamdi Kanu. The court on Thursday adjourned the case to September 14. The lead lawyer for IPOB and human rights activist, Ifeanyi Ejiofor, had in a statement said, “We have appealed to the Supreme Court, to Read More

IPOB: Uncertainty as Supreme Court hears Nnamdi Kanu ‘s appeal

April 27, 2023 Admin III 0

The leading counsel to the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) , Ifeanyi Ejiofor, has said the Supreme Court will hear an appeal filed by the legal counsels of Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, the leader of group on Thursday. This was disclosed in a tweet on Ejiofor’s Twitter page. He wrote, “The Supreme Court of Nigeria will this morning, hear Appeal over Read More

Lagos: Igbo monarch sent to prison

April 6, 2023 Admin III 0

A Magistrates Court sitting in Lagos state, Wednesday, remanded the Eze Ndigbo, Fredrick Nwajagu, for allegedly threatening to bring the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) to the state. Delivering the judgment, the Chief Magistrate, Peter Nwaka, said the defendant, aged 67, should be kept at the Ikoyi custodial facility for 30 days. He adjourned the case until May 3 Read More

Lagos government speaks on abolishing Igbo titles

April 1, 2023 Admin III 0

The Lagos state government has debunked an alleged rumor about abolishing all Eze Ndigbo titles in the state. This came after the arrest of Eze Ndigbo, Ajao Estate who released a video calling for the invasion of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) into Lagos state on Friday. Debunking the rumour on Saturday April 1, 2023, the Commissioner for Read More

Breaking: Igbo monarch in DSS net over threat to invite IPOB to Lagos

April 1, 2023 Admin III 0

The Eze Ndigbo of Ajao Estate in Lagos state, Fredrick Nwajagu, has been arrested by the Deparyment of State Service (DSS). The monarch was arrested after he spoke in a video that went viral on Friday night. Nwajagu threatened to invite members of the proscribed Indigenous People Of Biafra (IPOB) to secure the properties of Igbo people in the state. Read More

How IPOB factional leader Ekpa was arrested, released in Finland

A popular pro-Biafra separatist agitator, Simon Ekpa, was Thursday, arrested and released after hours of  questioning by Police in Finland, according to  Helsingin Sanomat (HS), the largest subscription newspaper in Finland. Earlier in the day, Ekpa was escorted out of his apartment in Lahti by Finish policemen. He was later released after the police allegedly arrested him for a suspected crime. The Finnish Central Read More

IPOB issues fresh directive on 2023 presidential election

February 23, 2023 Admin III 0

Barely 48 hours before the presidential election, the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has issued a new directive to its members. IPOB further denied calling for a sit-at-home during the 2023 polls starting from Saturday February 25. It further disclosed that it’s not interested in Nigeria’s election process, adding that it did not call for a boycott. The spokesman of IPOB, Emma Powerful, Read More

IPOB announces no sit-at-home for February 2023 elections poll

February 2, 2023 Admin III 0

As Nigerians prepare for the 2023 general elections, the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has said it will not issue any sit-at-home order during the poll.  In a statement by its Media and Publicity Secretary, Emma Powerful, Thursday said IPOB has no plan or intention to order any sit-at-home during the election period.  The group further warned a group, Pan Read More

IPOB raises alarm over Nnamdi Kanu’s health condition

January 28, 2023 Admin III 0

The Indigenous People of Biafra has said it was concerned about the report it received regarding the deteriorating health condition of its leader, Nnamdi Kanu. A statement on by the Head, Directorate of State, IPOB, Chika Edoziem, said the Department of State Service (DSS), held Kanu in hostage despite his health challenges. The statement read, “We wish to alert the Read More

Breaking: Ohaneze declares sit-at-home ‘null and void’, places $50,000 bounty on Ekpa

January 23, 2023 Admin III 0

The Igbo apex social body, Ohanaeze Ndigbo worldwide, has placed a $50, 000 bounty on the Finland-based Simon Ekpa This is as the body dismissed a sit-at-home order by Ekpa, a self-acclaimed disciple of Nnamdi Kanu. Ekpa had declared sit-at-home on Monday and Tuesday across the Southeast. However, the Secretary-General of Ohanaeze, Okechukwu Isiguzoro, declared Ekpa the number one enemy Read More