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Kanu, other IPOB men head to UN

September 15, 2019 Editor 0

Leader of the proscribed Indigenous people of Biafra (IPOB), Mazi Nnamdi Kanu will on Tuesday lead a delegation to the UN office in Geneva, Switzerland. According to a statement by the Media and Publicity Secretary of the group, Emma Powerful, “Going by the relentless engagement of the international community by our great leader Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, we the global family Read More

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Again, IPOB threatens S/East govs

September 7, 2019 Editor 0

The leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, has warned governors who owe workers in their states to forget about traveling out of the country. This is even as the IPOB leader said that his group would continue to hold Nigerian politicians accountable for the services they were elected to render by the electorate. Kanu, Read More

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Ekweremadu attack: Between separatism and patriotism

September 6, 2019 Editorial III 0

Since the arrival of Nnamdi Kanu on stage, he has not leave any one in doubt that his dream is to carve out an independent Biafran state comprising of 11 states of the South-South and South East where he would be the maximum ruler. When Nnamdi Kanu broke away from the Movement for the Actualisation of the Sovereign State of Read More

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Why we attacked Ekeweremadu – IPOB

August 22, 2019 Editorial III 0

The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) Thursday it physically assaulted former Senate President Ike Ekweremadu in Nuremberg, Germany because of his ‘being a self-centered politician, who engaged in the politics of personal survival.’ The IPOB also accused Ekweremadu of not promoted any legislative advocacy for the South-east geopolitical zone despite being the longest serving senator from the region. The group, Read More

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After attack on Ekweremadu, IPOB lays siege on S/E govs, Nwodo, Army Chief, top politicians

August 19, 2019 Editor 0

Proscribed separatist group Indigenous Peoples of Biafra (IPOB) is targeting Southeast governors, Ohanaeze President Nnia Nwodo, Chief of Army Staff (COAS)  Lt. Gen Tukur Buratai for attacks abroad, its leader Nnamdi Kanu, said on Sunday. He also offered a reward of N1 million for credible information on overseas travel itinerary of the governors and Igbo leaders, according to the Nation Read More

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Biafra: Enugu residents flaunts IPOB’s sit-at-home order

May 30, 2019 Editor 0

Residents of Enugu metropolis on Thursday went about their normal activities and disregarded the sit-at-home order issued by the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB). The outlawed group had on May 28, in a statement, directed the residents to observe a sit-at-home order in memory of those who lost their lives in the Nigeria-Biafra war from 1967 to 1970. A News Read More

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Onnoghen: N’delta Agitators threaten to form govt, partner IPOB

January 28, 2019 Editorial II 0

Following the suspension of the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Samuel Walter Onnoghen by President Muhammadu Buhari last week Friday, a coalition of top Niger Delta agitators have threatened to unveil a government that would oversee the affairs of the region. They also declared their readiness to work with the Indigenous Peoples of Biafra (IPOB). The agitators said that Buhari’s suspension Read More

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IPOB accuses Igbo govs of plot to use soldiers to kill members

January 8, 2019 Editorial III 0

Leadership of IPOB yesterday accused governors of the South East of colluding with the army to decimate their members in the planned Operation Python Dance 3 ahead of the 2019 general elections. IPOB spokesman, Emma Powerful in a statement made available to the media posits that Igbo governors seem to have penchant for encouraging their people to be killed. The Read More

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PDP, IPOB, Boko Haram in ‘collaborative plans to stop 2019 Elections’-PFN

November 24, 2018 Editor 0

A group, Patriotic Front of Nigeria (PFN) has accused the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) of working with terrorists and separatist groups to disrupt the 2019 General Elections,  saying that this strategy marks a new low for even the former ruling party, which it will seek to compel the courts to ban should it persists in undermining the nation. PFN National Read More

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Ignore IPOB sit at home order, Umahi tells citizens

May 28, 2018 Blueprint 0

Government of Ebonyi state Monday urged its residents to ignore the sit-at-home order issued by the Indigenous People of Biafra,IPOB, and go about their lawful businesses on the said date. IPOB had issued an order urging Igbos to sit-at-home on Wednesday, 30th of May, 2018, to commemorate the declaration of Independence of Biafra by late Biafra war lord, Emeka Odimegwu Read More

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Biafra: Activist lawyer indicts military on Kanu’s whereabouts

March 13, 2018 Blueprint 0

Activist lawyer and one of the leading counsels of the leader of Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Barrister Maxwell Opara has accused the Nigerian Military of being in possession of Nnamdi Kanu who was last seen or heard on 11th September last year. Speaking in an exclusive interview with Blueprint in Abuja, Opara alleged that it might not be out of place Read More

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The issues at stake as Anambra votes

November 18, 2017 Blueprint 0

By the time you read this I would have cast my vote for my chosen candidate in the Anambra State governorship election. For reasons which are well known to every Nigerian, this is one election that has great implication to Nigeria’s corporate existence. Even the global community will be waiting to see whether the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) would Read More

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Buhari must account for Muslims, IDPs, IPOB members killed – Sulaiman

November 7, 2017 Blueprint 0

***Ex-Ministers unite behind his PDP spokesman ambition As the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP’s) Ex- Ministers Forum Tuesday threw their weight  behind one of their own in his bid to emerge the next National Publicity Secretary of the party, the aspirant and Former Minister of National Planning, Professor Abubakar Olarenwaju Sulaiman, has alerted President Muhammadu Buhari that he would one day Read More

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IPOB: APC chieftain wants Enelama sacked  

October 9, 2017 Blueprint 0

An ex-officio of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) Chief Nduka Anyanwu, has called on President Muhammadu Buhari, to urgently sack the Minister for Trade and Investment Okechukwu Enelama and other non-performing cabinet members from the South-east for their inability to quell the agitation by the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB). The APC national officer, who said the secession Read More

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I did not endorse Kanu, IPOB – Atiku 

September 27, 2017 Blueprint 0

Former Vice President and chieftain of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has described as fake, a media reports attributed to him that he endorsed activities of Nnamdi Kanu led IPOB. A statement signed by his media office Wednesday in Abuja described the report as “the handiwork of evil people and their cowardly sponsors aimed at soiling the reputation of Read More

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IPOB cannot stampede us, northern elders declare

September 21, 2017 Blueprint 0

The Northern Elders Forum (NEF) has declared that ongoing agitations, especially the recent activities of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) and the call for restructuring can not stampede the region “into adopting an agenda and grand designs from other parts of Nigeria which will hurt its basic interests.” The regional elders also demanded that federal government should urgently investigate Read More

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Herdsmen are mere criminal gangs, not terrorists – presidency

September 21, 2017 Blueprint 0

Garba Shehu, presidential spokesman, says herdsmen, who attack citizens, are criminal gangs but not terrorists. Shehu said this in an interview on Channels TV on Thursday. He said the government did not declare herdsmen, who kill people, as terrorists because they are “only criminal gangs”. However, he added that security agencies were dealing with criminal herdsmen according to the law. Read More

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Buhari approves proscription of IPOB

September 20, 2017 Blueprint 0

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the process for proscription of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Minister of Information and Culture, Mr. Lai Mohammed, has said. The minister said this while addressing State House correspondents on the activities of the organisation in Abuja. “For those who are fixated with legality, I have good news for them: President Muhammadu Buhari has Read More

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How Buhari, APC encouraged restiveness nationwide- ADP 

September 18, 2017 Blueprint 0

The Action Democratic Party (ADP) has said that the leadership style of President Muhammadu Buhari and his party the All Progressives Congress (APC) is responsible for most of the ongoing agitations in the country. The party, however, commended the steps taken by the South-east governors to arrest the breakdown of law and order in the zone due to activities of Read More

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BREAKING: Military declares IPOB terrorist organisation, South-east governors, Ekweremadu meet

September 15, 2017 Blueprint 0

The Nigerian military has declared the pro-Biafra separatist group, IPOB, a “terrorist organisation.” The military made the declaration in a statement on Friday by the Director of Defence Information, John Enenche. Clashes between soldiers on a military operation and IPOB members in Abia State have left several people wounded. Although there have been reports of deaths particularly of IPOB members, Read More

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Osinbajo, IGP Idris in close-door meeting over IPOB

September 14, 2017 Blueprint 0

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo Thursday had a close-door with the Inspector General of Police, Mr. Ibrahim Kpotun Idris, over the crisis between security agencies and members of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) in Abia state and some parts of Rivers state. Speaking to State House correspondents at the end of the meeting, the IGP said the meeting centered around Read More