Nigeria Needs Biafra Inventors Now – Buhari’s Communication Minister, Shittu

While speaking at the commissioning of Technology Orientation Centre, built by the National Agency for Science and Engineering Infrastructure (NASENI), at Idu, Abuja, yesterday, Minister of Communication, Adebayo Shittu, tasked the Buhari Government to trace innovators of the defunct Biafra who are still alive. According to The SUN, Shittu regretted that the nation failed to

Biafra: Nnamdi Kanu’s co-defendants charged for establishing Radio Biafra

Co-defendants of the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Nnamdi Kanu have taken plea in a fresh charge submitted before the Federal High Court, Abuja by the Federal Government. Four of Kanu’s co-defendants, Chidiebere Onwudiwe, Benjamin Madubugwu, David Nwawuisi, and Bright Chimezie Tuesday pleaded not guilty to three count-charges of setting up illegal

Biafra: FG re-arraigns Kanu’s co-defendants on 3-count charge

……as defendants allege plot to frustrate their trial By Ikechukwu Nnochiri ABUJA- The Federal Government, on Tuesday, re-arraigned four pro-Biafra agitators- Bright Chimezie, Chidiebere Onwudiwe, Benjamin Madubugwu and David Nwawuisi- on a three-count amended charge bordering on treasonable felony. Leader of Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu The quartet, who hitherto faced trial

2019: Pro-Biafra groups clash in Imo

Loyalists of some pro-Biafra groups on Sunday reportedly clashed at Okigwe, Imo State over conflicting interest ahead of the 2019 general election. Comrade Peter Bassy, Director of Media and Publicity, of Okwudili Ezenachukwu-led faction of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, confirmed the clash in a statement to DAILY POST. He said his group was

Biafra: Police speaks on IPOB leader, Nnamdi Kanu’s whereabouts

Commissioner of Police in Abia State, Anthony Ogbizi, has said that sureties of leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) should tell the world where he is. Last month, an Abuja Federal High Court ordered Kanu’s counsel, Ifeanyi Ejiofor to produce his client. Justice Binta Nyako ordered Ejiofor to produce the elusive IPOB leader

Biafra: What Nnamdi Kanu’s people are demanding from Buhari

The people of Afaraukwu, have cried out over the long absence of their monarch, Eze Isaac Kanu, the father of the leader of the proscribed leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Nnamdi Kanu. The President General of Afaraukwu Ibeku Development Association, AIDA, Chief Ikechukwu Nwabueze, said that since after the Operation Python Dance

Biafra: IPOB again drags Nigerian Government, Buhari to UN

The Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, has written the United Nations, UN, about the ruling of the African Commission on Human and Peoples Rights, ACHR, against the Nigerian government. The group is demanding the international community to prevail on President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration to obey court order. The IPOB made this known in a statement

Ohanaeze condemns quarrelsome approach of Biafra agitators

By Chioma Gabriel & Chinedu Adonu LAGOS—PRESIDENT-General of Ohanaeze Ndigbo, Chief John Nnia Nwodo has condemned the quarrelsome approach of Biafra agitators, cautioning that the actualisation of Biafra will not come by fighting, quarreling, name calling or insulting of leaders and government officials. Nnia Nwodo, President-General of Ohanaeze Nwodo stated this in Enugu, yesterday at

Nwodo reveals only way Biafra could be achieved

President-General of Ohanaeze Ndigbo, John Nnia Nwodo has said that Biafra would not come by fighting, quarreling, name calling or insulting others. Nwodo said this in Enugu yesterday at a lecture series organised by the Student Affairs Department of the University of Nigeria, Nsukka, UNN, with the theme: “Excellence in Character and Learning as a

Biafra: Human rights lawyer, Opara speaks on Nnamdi Kanu’s whereabouts

Human Right lawyer, Maxwell Opara, has insisted that the Nigerian Military knows the whereabouts of the elusive leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Nnamdi Kanu. Speaking to journalists in Abuja, Opara claimed that the Military was holding the IPOB leader in custody. According to Opara, “When the government of the Federal Republic of

Biafra: IPOB reveals what they will do until Nnamdi Kanu returns

The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) on Saturday, said it would stage fresh protests in 88 countries to compel the Federal Government to produce its leader, Nnamdi Kanu. This was contained in a statement signed by IPOB’s Media and Publicity Secretary, Emma Powerful. He noted that the absence of its leader in the country did

2019: Biafra groups make u-turn, back Abia, Ebonyi governors

Three pro-Biafra groups, the Biafra Independence Organization, the Igbo Revolutionary Movement and the Eastern People Renewal have backtracked on the earlier decision of some Igbo groups not to participate in the 2019 election.The groups made their latest position in a statement made available to journalists on Wednesday, where they took swipes at some Igbo leaders,

Three Elephants Of Biafra

By Obi Nwakanma Enyi o, Enyi o…Enyi o, Enyi o o…Enyi Biafra Alaa la –Enyi Biafra Alaa la –Chetakwanu Odogwu Achuzia –Odogwu Achuzia bu Enyi Biafra –Chetakwanu Mike Okwechime –Okwechime bu Enyi Biafra –Chetakwanu Ukwu I. Ukwu –Ukwu I. Ukwu bu Enyi BiafraEnyi Biafra alaa la –Enyi Biafra alaa la… Three great elephants of the

Biafra: IPOB identifies Igbos’ major problem, blasts Zik

The Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, has identified what it described as the biggest problem of the Igbo nation. The pro-Biafra group said on Saturday that the main problem of the Igbos was that their leaders were undermining the collective interest of the people. IPOB in a statement by its Media and Publicity Secretary, Comrade

Achuzia: More Biafran after Biafra

By Emeka Obasi They nicknamed him ‘Air Raid’ simply because Col. Joe Oseloka Achuzia probably killed more Biafran soldiers than some Nigerian troops. He so believed in Biafra that soldiers who ran away from battle were summarily executed  by him. According to Biafra’s Army Chief, General Alex Atta Madiebo, the name Air Raid came on

Biafra: IPOB approaches Appeal Court, wants proscription set aside

The Indegenous People of Biafra, IPOB, on Thursday, approached the Court of Appeal in Abuja to challenge the order that proscribed and designated it as a terrorist organisation. The pro-Biafra group, through its lawyer, Ifeanyi Ejiofor, wants the appellate court to set aside in its entirety, the ruling of the Acting Chief Judge of the

Biafra: Why we almost killed Igbo leaders in Enugu – IPOB

The Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, on Thursday explained why some Igbo leaders were attacked during the Eastern Consultative Assembly (ECA) gathering in Enugu State. IPOB said the protest was against the “one Nigeria project,” adding that Igbos have been subjected to apartheid under the current “Fulani Nigeria regime of Muhammadu Buhari.” In a statement

Biafra: How IPOB members almost killed me – Prof. Amucheazi

Secretary of Igbo Leaders of Thought, ILT, and former Director-General of the National Orientation Agency, NOA, Prof Elochukwu Amucheazi, has said he nearly lost his life during the reported attack on Igbo leaders by members of pro-Biafra groups at their meeting venue in Enugu. DAILY POST reported that a group of youths suspected to be

Biafra: Police arrest IPOB members

No fewer than 11 persons suspected to be members of the outlawed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) have been nabbed by the Police Command in Enugu State. The suspects were arrested on Tuesday around WAEC Bus-Stop in Independence Layout within Enugu metropolis. The Command’s spokesperson, SP Ebere Amaraizu, confirmed the development in a statement signed

Biafra Army commander, Achuzie is dead

Col. Joseph Achuzie, ex-Briafan Army commander and a Nigerian civil war veteran is dead. Mr Onyeka Achuzie, told journalists at the deceased’s residence, No. 2 Idumojei Quarters, Asaba, that his father died at about 8 a.m on Monday. ”My father died around 8 a.m this morning at age 90 in the Federal Medical Centre, Asaba.

Veteran Biafran Soldier And Hero, Col. Achuzia Is Dead

The late Biafran hero, Col. Joseph Achuzia Former civil war veteran and Biafran hero, Col. Joseph Achuzia (rtd), has died at the age of 90, according to a report by Punch. He was one of the soldiers who left the Nigerian Army to join the Biafran Army in May 1967. He died on Monday at

Igbo groups gather at Ojukwu’s home, insist on Biafra

Over 15 pro-Biafran groups converged at the home of the late Igbo leader, Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu, in Nnewi, Anambra State over the weekend. The agitators held a prayer session and insisted that there was no going back on their quest for a sovereign state of Biafra. This was contained in a statement by the leader

Igbo politicians behind ‘fake’ IPOB leader – Pro Biafra group

By Vincent Ujumadu, AwkaTHE Indigenous People of  Biafra, IPOB, alleged, Saturrday, that some desperate Igbo politicians were behind the impression being created that a factional leader for the pro-Biafra group had emerged. igbo There were reports that one Ezenagwu Okwudili was named the factional leader of IPOB, a development the IPOB media and publicity secretary,

Biafra: Igbos using agitation to intimidate Buhari – Sagay

Chairman of the Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption, Prof. Itse Sagay, SAN, has said that Igbos were intimidating President Muhammadu Buhari with the Biafra agitation in order to get appointments. Sagay, who came down hard on proponents of the agitation of Biafra Republic, said they were doing so for selfish reasons in interview with Daily

Biafra: IPOB, MASSOB are jobless youths used by devil – Governor Ikpeazu

Governor Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia State, has lambasted pro-Biafra groups, the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, and Movement for Actualization of Sovereign State of Biafra, MASSOB. Ikpeazu said members of both pro-Biafra groups are ‘Jobless youths that are being used by the devil.’ The governor noted that IPOB members were emulating their elusive leader, Nnamdi

Biafra: All I know about Nnamdi Kanu – Gov. Ikpeazu

The Abia State Governor, Okezie Ikpeazu has lashed out at the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Nnamdi Kanu. Ikpeazu said Kanu lies too much and was not a straight forward person, adding that he is equally worse than a chameleon. The governor spoke while featuring in an interview with British Broadcasting Cooperation,

Nigerian court orders separate trial for pro-Biafra leader

Nnamdi Kanu The treason trial of Biafran separatist leader Nnamdi Kanu resumed on Tuesday but the defendant again failed to turn up in court. The former London estate agent’s populist rhetoric has tapped into lingering separatist sentiment for a breakaway state among the Igbo people who dominate the region. Prosecutor Shuaibu Labaran told the Federal

Biafra: Court okays separate trial for Nnamdi Kanu, co-defendants

By Ikechukwu NnochiriABUJA – The Abuja Division of the Federal High Court, on Tuesday, okayed separate trial for the ‘missing’ leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Mr. Nnamdi Kanu. Nnamdi Kanu missing ? The court, in a ruling that was delivered by Justice Binta Nyako, gave the Federal Government the nod to

Biafra: Why Ojukwu failed – Nnamdi Kanu’s wife, Uchechi

Uchechi Kanu, wife of the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Nnamdi Kanu ‎has given insight into why the late warlord, Odumegu Ojukwu failed to rule Nigeria. She said Ojukwu failed because Nigerians never wanted an Igbo person to rule the country. Ojukwu led the Biafran army that failed in their attempt to

Biafra: Nnamdi Kanu’s wife speaks on whereabouts of her husband

Wife of Nnamdi Kanu, leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Uchechi, has spoken out on the whereabouts of her husband. Ucheche, who is based in London has maintained that her husband is in the custody of the Nigerian Army. Insisting that she is not aware of Kanu’s whereabouts, Uchechi told BBC Igbo that

Biafra: ECOWAS court fails to hear Nnamdi Kanu’s case

The Economic Community of West Africa ECOWAS Court, has again adjourned hearing into the fundamental rights suit filed by the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu. Kanu’s suit filed in March 2016 is yet to reach its hearing stage at the court since it was first brought before it. The

Biafra group warns South-East governors against cattle colony

The Biafra Independent Movement, BIM, has warned South East Governors against providing any land for the proposed Cattle Colony in any state of the South-East. The group said providing land for colony puts Igbos under the Fulani herdsmen’s siege. This was stated by its Anambra North Coordinator, Chief Vincent Iloh. BIM noted that the provision

Biafran suit in America: US rejects Nigeria’s defence of immunity

By Emeka Mamah ENUGU—THE Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, has asked a United States federal court to commence the trial of 16 Nigerian officials it sued over their alleged direct or indirect complicity in the extrajudicial killings of its members, who launched peaceful protests following the arrest and detention of its Leader Mazi Nnamdi Kanu.

Biafra: IPOB drags Buratai, Governor Ikpeazu before US court

The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has dragged 16 Nigerian officials to a United States District Court for the District of Columbia, for their complicity in the alleged extrajudicial killings of its members. The IPOB members were allegedly killed during protests in the wake of arrest and detention of its leader, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu. The