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

Anambra in the eye of the storm

November 4, 2021 Victoria Ngozi Ikeano 0

Tomorrow’s governorship election in Anambra state, South-east Nigeria is by no means a war. However, it is a decisive election in the state’s history. In fact, it is being touted as one that could define the future trajectory of Anambra state for good or ill. Its result will be eagerly awaited. Against the background of marginalisation cries, one narrative appears 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

Pardon my foolish question

October 7, 2021 Dan Agbese 0

These are confused and confusing times for our nation. Nothing seems to add up. Our political leaders are torn between what would swell their swollen bank accounts and what would make for a united, peaceful nation in which everyone enjoys the basic human and legal rights guaranteed them by the Nigerian constitution and cynically abused by the same leaders. At 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

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

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

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

Hoodlums set Newspapers vehicle ablaze in Imo

August 30, 2021 Chidiebere Iwuoha 0

A  vehicle used in distributing Newspapers was Monday set ablaze by hoodlums suspected to be implementing the Sit-At-Home order along Mgbidi, Oru West LGA of Imo state. Our correspondent who confirmed from a staff of The Nation Newspapers in Owerri on the incident, gathered that the vehicle, a panel van, was carrying newspapers meant for distribution in the South East, Read More

Partial compliance to IPOB sit-at-home in Ebonyi

August 10, 2021 Amarachukwu EgwuAgha 0

Ebonyi state recorded partial compliance to the sit-at-home order by the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB). There was vehicular movement, though not heavy, on the Enugu-Abakaliki expressway. Also, the popular international market was open to business activities partially. Some parts of the market, banks, and filling stations were however closed down. The order did not deprive students who were writing Read More