#EndSARS: Don’t subvert truth before Lagos panel, group tells Lagos govt, Amnesty Int’l

November 30, 2020 House keeper 0

The Lagos state government and Amnesty International (A), have been told to allow the Judicial Panel of Inquiry set up to probe the allegation of brutality against the defunct Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) in Lagos state to work without any form of interference. A civil society organisation, Advocates For Social Justice, at a press conference in Abuja, warned the Lagos Read More

Centre raises alarm over influx of ‘secret terrorist organisation’ in Nigeria

November 30, 2020 House keeper 0

The Centre for Social Justice, Equity and Transparency (CESJET) has raised an alarm over the existence, secret sponsorship and operation of a terrorist organisation in the southern part of the country.  CESJET, in a statement signed by its Executive Director, Comrade Ikpa Isaac, alleged that a supposed human rights group, InterSociety for Civil Liberties & Rule of Law, are be behind the sect.  Read More

Buratai and his devotion to fatherland

November 17, 2020 Abubakar Gana 0

The greatest gist in Nigeria today among the country’s senior political harbingers, former leaders, and political elites is the sustained mockery of Nigeria’s Service Chiefs. Though, the sitting Military Chiefs have posted very relieving results in the last five years, fighting the conspiratorial or instigated insurgencies and insurrections hovering in some parts of Nigeria, but to some partisan senses, neither Read More

Happening now – IPOB: Umahi ‘leads South East govs to Wike’

November 8, 2020 House keeper 0

Governor of Ebonyi state Dave Umahi is reportedly leading other South East governors in a meeting with River state number one man Nyesom Wike. The details of the meeting taking place in Portharcourt was yet to be made known as at the time of filling this report, however, Blueprint gathered that the meeting was convened at the instance of alleged Read More

#EndSARS: Human rights group move to drag violence instigators to ICC

October 31, 2020 House keeper 0

The Global Network for Human Rights (GNHR) has vowed to drag instigators of violence that led to the killing of policemen and destruction of properties during the EndSARS protests to the International Criminal Court (ICC).  The group, at a press conference on Friday in Abuja, said the individuals must be brought to justice for their roles in inciting “massive terror Read More

IPOB and the rest of us

October 13, 2020 Charles Ibekwe 0

The activities of the Indigenous People of Biafra have generated some controversies in recent times, and this has led to scores of deaths that if care is not taken might escalate into an unimaginable proportion. IPOB, as it is fondly called, is not new to such controversies. As a fact, IPOB has thrived on disputes that often times not leads Read More

Group condemns killing of soldiers by IPOB, growing violence In South East

September 24, 2020 House keeper 0

The Igbos in Nigeria Movement (INM) has condemned the killing of soldiers and the growing spate of violence associated with the Indigenous Peoples of Biafra (IPOB).  In a statement signed by its President, Mazi Ifeanyi Igwe, Thursday, the INM said the escalation of violence by IPOB is unacceptable.  Members of the proscribed group had attacked unsuspecting soldiers of the 144 Brigade of the Read More

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Kanu, other IPOB men head to UN

September 15, 2019 House keeper 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 House keeper 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 House keeper 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 House keeper 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 House keeper 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 House keeper 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 House keeper 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 House keeper 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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Ignore IPOB sit at home order, Umahi tells citizens

May 28, 2018 House keeper 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 House keeper 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 House keeper 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 House keeper 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 House keeper 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 House keeper 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