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

February 2, 2023 Solomon Arowolo 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 Rosemary Moribirin 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 Editor 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

Attack on Ikenga residence: Bring perpetrators to book, Ohanaze Youths task security agencies

January 17, 2023 Lekan Shehinde 0

Ohanaeze Youths Movement has called on the Nigeria Police Force to bring all the perpetrators of the dastardly act on Ikenga Imo Ugochinyere country home to book.  The group in a statement signed by its Secretary General, Nwada Amaka frowned at the comment ascribed to the Governor of Imo state, in which he claimed to have known of some meetings between the Read More

Consider Kanu’s poor health, Ikenga begs Buhari 

January 11, 2023 Lekan Shehinde 0

The spokesperson for Coalition of United Political Parties, Ugochinyere Imo, has raised the alarm over the deteriorating health condition of the leader of Indigenous People of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu. Imo who addressed journalists at his country home in Akokwa in the Ideato North Local Government Area of Imo state Wednesday said that the country might erupt in crisis if Kanu Read More

IPOB debunks banning burial ceremony in South-east

January 8, 2023 Rosemary Moribirin 0

The Indigenous People of Biafra has said that it did not place a ban on burial ceremonies in any part of the South-east, contrary to an alleged report that the group had banned burial ceremonies on certain days. An alleged circular, which emerged immediately after the Yuletide read, “ESN has directed all the villages in Ihiala LGA of Anambra State, Read More

Group withdraws support for Peter Obi over refusal to condemn IPOB activities

January 6, 2023 Lekan Shehinde 0

The National Peace Movement has withdrawn its support for Labour Party presidential candidate, Peter Obi over his refusal to condemn the activities of the terrorist separatist group, the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) in the South-east region of the country.  The movement also urged Nigerian youths to reject candidates with pro-separatist ideology. The LP presidential candidate failed to publicly comdemn Read More

Insecurity: Civil Defense boss raises alarm over new ‘dangerous group’ in Nigeria 

December 21, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

The Commandant General of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Ahmed Abubakar Audi, has revealed the presence of ‘a dangerous group’ in Nigeria causing mayhem. Audi made the revelation Wednesday at the NSCDC headquarters in Abuja, during the opening ceremony of the last Commandant General conference for the year 2022 with zonal commanders and state commandants of the Read More

Ohanaeze hits IPOB over sit-at-home order

December 7, 2022 Chuks Nweze Enugu 0

Ohanaeze Ndigbo has frowned at rumour making the rounds on social media in the South-east that there would a sit-at-home starting from December 9. The Igbo cultural organisation said the order would do no good. The national publicity secretary, Dr. Alex Ogbonnia, in a statement Tuesday, noted that such rash order should have been done in consultation with Igbo leaders Read More

Breaking: Court adjourns Nnamdi Kanu’s trial indefinitely

November 14, 2022 Kehinde Osasona 0

The Federal High Court sitting in Abuja has adjourned indefinitely the trial of the leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu in the terrorism charges brought against him by the Federal Government. Justice Binta Nyako put off the trial sine die at the instance of Kanu pending the resolution of the Federal Government’s appeal against the Read More

Kwankwaso reveals plan for IPOB, Bandits, others

November 8, 2022 Solomon Arowolo 0

The Presidential Candidate of the New Nigeria Peoples Party (NNPP), Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso, has revealed his plan for the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB). He also revealed his plan for bandits and other groups agitating in Nigeria. Speaking to journalist, Kwankwaso said he is ready to dialogue with IPOB and other agitators across the country. He said he was open to dialogue with Read More

Imo: Police kill IPOB member, recover stolen items

October 28, 2022 Chidiebere Iwuoha Owerri 0

The Imo State Police Command said it has recorded success in the eradication of a criminal elements in the state for a crime free yuletide season. According to the Imo Police spokesman, CSP Mike Abattam, the command, Thursday, killed a criminal suspected to be a member of the proscribed Indigeneous People of Biafra (IPOB) and its armed affiliate, Eastern Security Read More

Breaking: Appeal Court frees IPOB leader Nnamdi Kanu

October 13, 2022 Kehinde Osasona 0

The Court of Appeal sitting in Abuja has ordered the release of the detained leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Mazi Nnamdi Kanu. The order came in a judgement on an appeal by Nnamdi Kanu seeking dismissal of the remaining seven-count charge filed against him by the Federal Government A three-man panel of the Court of Appeal said Read More

Pulpit managers and 2023 polls

October 11, 2022 Blueprint 0

As the 2023 general elections loom the pulpit managers are looked upon as neutral umpires that will do the needful to entrench peace and harmony in the country. They should organise themselves when they get to the podium to deliver their sermons because the country is already in a tension of insecurity, ethnicity, herdsmen clashes, kidnapping, IPOB, banditry and other Read More

Nnamdi Kanu: Appeal court reserves judgment

September 13, 2022 Blueprint 0

The court of appeal sitting in Abuja, Tuesday has reserved judgment on the case against the detained leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu to trash terrorism and felony charges preferred against him. Human rights Lawyer, Mike Ozekhome (SAN), led the delegation of legal practitioners representing the IPOB leader, urged the court to strike out the Read More

Buhari set to visit Imo again as government dismisses IPOB threat

September 10, 2022 Chidiebere Iwuoha, Owerri 0

President Muhammadu Buhari will on Tuesday September 13, 2022 pay a working visit to Imo State. This will be the second time Nigeria’s President will be visiting the state physically since Governor Hope Uzodimma came to power in January 2020. According to the Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Hon Declan Mbadiwe Emelumba, who briefed newsmen Saturday at the Conference Hall Read More

Five dead as gunmen, IPOB clash in Anambra

June 18, 2022 Okechukwu Onuegbu, Awka 0

About five persons suspected to be members of unknown gunmen were killed on Friday during a confrontation with people suspected to be Proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB). According to a viral video, the incident occured along Onitsha/Owerri road by Akwa village, Ihiala, Ihiala Local Government Area (LGA) of Anambra State. The viral video showed a Hilux van carrying five Read More

IPOB accuses security agents of killing, harvesting human organs

June 13, 2022 Chuks Nweze 0

The leadership of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has accused the security agencies of killing and harvesting human organs which they say is now a lucrative business. They pointedly maintained that many Biafran youth who are labelled as IPOB or ESN members are being exterminated by security agents and their organs harvested and sold. According to a statement made Read More

Time to stop the IPOB madness

May 25, 2022 Blueprint 0

The killing of Fatima, a pregnant house wife, with her four children and other innocent people from northern extraction by the violent and outlawed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) is crude, barbaric and condemnable. Since the arrest and detention of their leader, Nnamdi Kanu, for alleged treason, IPOB through its armed-wing, Eastern Security Network (ESN) has turned to s Frankenstein Read More