Miyetti Allah laments killing of herders, cattle rustling by IPOB militants

May 9, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

The Miyetti Allah Kautal Hore, a Fulani sociocultural association has threatened to drag no fewer than ten northern states to court over alleged diversion of billions of naira meant for the establishment of cattle ranches in their domains. Secretary General of the group, Alhaji Saleh Alhassan at a press conference in Abuja identified Plateau, Nasarawa, Kaduna, Katsina and Niger states Read More

IPOB: Only court’ll determine Kanu’s fate, Buhari tells South-east leaders

May 6, 2022 Blueprint 0

President Muhammadu Buhari has insisted that the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) Nnamdi Kanu must defend himself in court. The president said this while responding to appeals for the release of the detained IPOB leader. South-east traditional, religious and political leaders made the appeal during a Town Hall meeting with Buhari in Abakaliki, Ebonyi state, on Friday. Read More

UK makes u-turn, takes fresh stand on IPOB

May 6, 2022 Editor 0

Five years after, the United Kingdom government has eventually designated Nigeria’s Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) as a terrorist organisation. The federal government had in 2017 branded IPOB a terrorist group, since then, the sect has continued their agitation with insecurity rising in Southeast. According to reports, UK’s U-turn followed series of atrocities committed by the group. The country has Read More

We’ll pay allegiance to any governor in support of IPOB cause – Spokesman

March 21, 2022 Chuks Nweze Enugu 0

Outlawed pro-Biafra group, Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) said weekend that it is willing to cooperate with or support any governor from South-east or South south that supports its cause of ensuring liberation for Biafrans. “We wish to assure South-east and South south governors that IPOB members are human beings with an unwavering interest of Biafrans at heart. Our work Read More

Don’t subject Kanu to solitary confinement, IPOB tells DSS

January 14, 2022 Chuks Nweze 0

The leadership of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has raised a dirge, calling on the Department of State Services (DSS) not to subject their leader, Nnamdi Kanu to solitary confinement. The pro-Biafra group in a statement through their spokesman, Emma Powerful, wondered that the trial judge, Justice Binta Bello, should be a party to injustice being meted on their Read More

2023: IPOB breaks silence over Igbo presidency moves

December 15, 2021 Blueprint 0

The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) Wednesday mocked Igbo leaders over their scheme towards actualising the emergence of a president from the region. This was contained in a statement issued by the IPO spokesman, Emma Powerful, who charged the South-east governors to rally behind the Biafra mandate of IPOB leader, Nnamdi Kanu. The statement further noted that the northern oligarchy Read More

Lawmakers, politicians now kidnappers, assassins’ targets – DSS

The Department of State Services (DSS) Tuesday raised the alarm to the effect that some groups and individuals were planning to cause a breakdown of law and order in the country. It also said some persons desperately seeking power use wrong and skewed narratives to not only mislead citizens, but overheat the polity. DSS spokesman, Dr Peter Afunanya, who revealed Read More

Breaking: Nnamdi Kanu not maltreated in our custody, DSS denies IPOB allegations

December 14, 2021 Blueprint 0

The Department of State Services (DSS) has said leader of the proscribed separatists group, IPOB, Nnamdi Kanu, was not being maltreated in its custody contrary to claims by members of IPOB and Nnamdi Kanu’s lawyer. DSS, Public Relations Officer (PRO), Dr Peter Afunanya, debunked the allegation while addressing journalists, Tuesday at the DSS Headquarters, Abuja. “It (the Service) denies all Read More

IPOB accuses Uzodimma of endorsing genocide

December 10, 2021 Blueprint 0

The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), has complained over the numerous killings going on in Imo state. The organisation specifically complained about the killing of promising youth by security agents on the guise that they are hunting for ESN operators, adding that Gov. Hope Uzodimma is instrumental to the killings. While making the outcry, the outlawed pro-Biafra group, posited that Read More

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

[Breaking] Nnamdi Kanu: We have been instructed to bar Journalists from Court – DSS

November 10, 2021 Editor 0

Journalists who arrived the federal high court on Wednesday November 10, 2021, date of an adjourned hearing on the trial of the leader of Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) Nnamdi Kanu, have been shut out by Department of State Services (DSS). One of the DSS operatives told Journalists, “We are working on instruction. We can’t let you people in.” Some lawyers, former 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