Breaking: IPOB leader, Nnamdi Kanu, set to appear in court Thursday

December 1, 2021 Editor 0

As against the January date slated for continuation of his trial by Justice Binta Nyako of the Federal High Court in Abuja, there are indications that IPOB self acclaimed leader, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, may appear in court on Thursday December 2, 2021. At the last October trial, Kanu it would be recalled pleaded not guilty to the federal  government 7 Read More

Group warns Buhari on Igbo leader’s demand

November 22, 2021 Muhammad Tanko 0

A pro peace group has cautioned President Muhammadu Buhari, against any move to interfere with the prosecution of the leader of the dreaded Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) Nnamdi Kanu, as sought by Igbo leaders. The group known as Concerned Citizens for Peace and Security in Nigeria (COCPSIN), gave the warning in a press release issued Monday in Jos. The Read More

Insecurity in South-east: IPOB or politically- induced?

November 10, 2021 Blueprint 0

The spate of insecurity in the South-east had always been a subject of discourse. AMARACHUKWU EGWUAGHA examines the scourge.  It’s no longer news that the South-east zone has been witnessing pockets of insecurity, just like other parts of the country. For instance, there have been several attacks in states like Anambra, Abia, Ebonyi and other parts of the zone, but the Read More

Happening now: Again, ex-governor storms Court for Nnamdi Kanu

November 10, 2021 Editor 0

For the third time, former governor of Anambra state governor, Chukwuemeka Ezeife, is at the Federal High Court in Abuja in respect of the case of the leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu. The Federal High Court, Abuja, had last month scheduled November 10, 2021, to hear an application filed by Kanu challenging the competence Read More

Terrorists attacked Biafrans in Enugu during Anambra poll – IPOB

November 8, 2021 Chuks Nweze 0

The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) Sunday alleged terrorists disguising as herdsmen attacked its members in Enugu. The group said the attack took place while the election was going on in Anambra state. In a statement by its Media and Publicity Secretary, Emma Powerful, IPOB said the attackers were however repelled by its Eastern Security Network (ESN). The group reiterated Read More

We didn’t issue boycott order on Anambra poll – IPOB

November 4, 2021 Okechukwu Onuegbu 0

The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Thursday, denied that it called for a boycott of the Anambra governorship election scheduled for Saturday, November 6. This comes after the group ordered a sit-at-home in protest of the arrest and detention of its leader, Nnamdi Kanu, which calls for his immediate release. The group made it known in a statement signed by Read More

Breaking: IPOB cancels sit-at-home order in Southeast, less than 2 days to Anambra governorship poll

November 4, 2021 Editor 0

The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has just announced the cancellation of a proposed sit-at-home order slated to begin on Friday November 5, 2021. According to the group, the sit-at-home initiative was put off to allow citizens exercise their franchise on Saturday in Anambra on Saturday. Below is the detailed press statement from IPOB WE HAVE CANCELLED OUR ONE WEEK Read More

Ohanaeze hits Onochie over comment on Nnamdi Kanu, Igbo leaders

November 2, 2021 Chuks Nweze 0

The apex Igbo socio-cultural organisation, Ohanaeze Ndigbo, has condemned in strong terms the disparaging and derogatory remarks made by Ms Lauretta Onochie, President Buhari’s aide on social media’s that the IPOB leader, Nnamdi Kanu is a lunatic and that Igbo leaders are senile to have demanded his release from custody. In a statement issued Tuesday, national publicity secretary, Chief Alex Read More

Happening now: Nnamdi Kanu, Lawyers in Court (PICTURES)

October 21, 2021 Editor 0

Nnamdi Kanu, the leader of Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) was on Thursday brought to the Federal High Court in Abuja where his trial is expected to resume amidst tight security. According  to reports, Kanu was brought to the Court on a black Sports Utility Vehicles at about 8am, although sitting had yet to commence as of the time of Read More

Banks, schools, shopping malls shut as Imo turns ghost town

October 12, 2021 Chidiebere Iwuoha 0

The sit-at-home order of the Indigenous Peoples of Biafra (IPOB) Monday became more serious as Owerri, the state Imo capital turned into a ghost town, following the inability of banks, markets, motor parks shopping malls, primary, secondary and tertiary institutions to open for businesses and lectures. Our correspondent gathered that in the previous Monday exercises, the aforementioned witnessed partial compliance Read More

Beyond Buhari’s independence speech

October 6, 2021 Blueprint 0

President Muhammadu Buhari’s avowal that his administration is ready to arrest and prosecute all persons inciting violence through words or actions underscores the president’s determination to restore peace and orderliness to the country. The president was apparently referring to the separatist agitations by the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) led by its embattled leader Nnamdi Kanu and the Yoruba Read More

Sit-at-home: Hoodlums set Keke ablaze in Enugu

October 4, 2021 Chuks Nweze 0

Despite the fact that the IPOB has suspended the sit-at-home order it made earlier as a result of the detention of their leader, Nnamdi Kanu, some hoodlums believed to be enforcing the suspended order, Monday set a tricycle on fire in Enugu. It was gathered the tricycle, popularly known as Keke was plying along Amechi Road towards Agbani Road when Read More

Sit-at-home: IPOB sends residents off streets, markets, banks, other places on Nigeria’s Independence Day

October 2, 2021 Chidiebere Iwuoha 0

The usual glitz and glamour associated with Nigeria’s Independence Day celebrations completely deserted the entire South eastern part of Nigeria on Friday following sit-at-home order by the Indigenous Peoples of Biafra (IPOB). In Imo state, the situation was not different. A glimpse of what to expect in a state that has been plagued with enormous crisis in recent times witnessed the Read More

Breaking: IPOB drops fresh sit-at-home, ‘no Nigerian flag’ Oct 1 declaration, threatens residents

September 25, 2021 Editor 0

The proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has again warned those in Southeastern part of the country to stay at home on October 1. The biafran group while also declaring operation “no Nigerian flag” in the region as from September 25, 2021, warned residents to adhere. A statement from the Media and Publicity Secretary of the group, Emma Powerful, reads: Read More

IPOB’s sit-at-home order as drawback for South-east school kids

September 24, 2021 Blueprint 0

In this edition, PAUL OKAH takes a look at the activities of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) in the South-east and how its sit-at-home order, in protest against the arrest and trial of its leader, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, is affecting businesses, especially the education of the region’s school childre. On Metro (Sept 25,2021)9, the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) Read More

I’m a man with more than 9 lives – Charly Boy

September 18, 2021 Editor 0

Nigeria’s weird musician and song writer, Charles Chukwuemeka Oputa, aka charly boy whose latest efforts in the film and music industry is causing waves across the local and international scenes has said that he is a man of more than nine lives.  Charly Boy who is currently enjoying a post- COVID deserved holidays in London revealed  that he could count Read More

Those enforcing sit-at-home outside official date traitors – IPOB

September 15, 2021 Chidiebere Iwuoha 0

The Indigenous Peoples of Biafra (IPOB), led by Mazi Nnamdi Kanu has warned those imposing sit-at-home order on days other than official dates designated to desist or be regarded as traitors. In a release issued by IPOB spokesman, Emma Powerful, he stated that apart from Tuesday, 14th sit-at-home protest declared to remember those killed by the Nigerian forces at Afaraukwu, Read More

(VIDEO) Sit-at-home: Pandemonium as suspected IPOB members set bus, tricycle ablaze in Anambra

September 14, 2021 Okechukwu Onuegbu Awka 0

At least one 18-seater commercial bus and a tricycle were set ablaze in some parts of Anambra state on Tuesday as suspected members of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) enforced compliance to their sit-at-home order. IPOB had in a statement by its Media and Publicity Director, Mr Emma Powerful, Monday, declared that no economic activity would thrive in Read More

Breaking: IPOB operatives ‘go berserk’, stop students from writing WAEC exam

September 13, 2021 Chidiebere Iwuoha 0

Students of Comprehensive Secondary School Nkume Njaba in Njaba local government area of Imo state suffered humiliation on Monday when they were chased of the examination hall by suspected Indigenous Peoples of Nigeria (IPOB) operatives. Blueprint gathered that immediately the gunmen entered the school, they started shooting sporadically and both students and teachers who were at the time concentrating on Read More

Prostitution: Police nab 2 for trafficking teenagers to Ghana

September 8, 2021 Amarachukwu EgwuAgha 0

Ebonyi Police command Tuesday, paraded two suspects for trafficking teenage girls for prostitution. The suspects Ivi Chukwu Chinecherem, age 20yrs and Ogbonna Justice, age 19 yrs were said to have been involved in the trafficking of five Ebonyi female teenagers to Ghana for  Akaeze community in Ivo local government area of Ebonyi state. While parading the suspects, the commissioner of Read More