IPOB, Ohanaeze feud threatens Southeast summit
As preparations reached the peak for today’s Ohanaeze Ndigbo’s summit on restructuring and other topical issues affecting Nigeria in Awka, Anambra State capital, members of the Indigenous Peoples of Biafra IPOB have threatened to disrupt the event.
IPOB, Ohanaeze set for showdown in Awka
The banned Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) will either make good its threat today or risk being tagged as a group that issues empty ultimatums.
Police arraign arrested alleged Jewish worshippers for terrorism
Nine alleged Jewish worshipers arrested by the Nigeria Police Force (NPF), have at the Afara Ukwa home of the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Mr. Nnamdi Kanu, been arraigned at an Umuahia Magisterial Court and charged with a terrorism offence.
MASSOB condemns attack on Nwodo’s residence
A federal high court sitting in Awka, Anambra State has granted bail to three members of the Indigenous Peoples of Biafra (IPOB) who are standing trial for conspiracy and illegal possession of IPOB flags. The IPOB members namely: Ugwu Friday, Emeka Okoye and Chinwekele Blessed were arrested on April 6, 2018 in Nnewi on their…
Court grants bail to three IPOB members
A federal high court sitting in Awka Monday granted bail, on liberal terms, to three members of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) who are standing trial of conspiracy and illegal possession of flags bearing IPOB. The three IPOB members, Ugwu Friday, Emeka Okoye and Chinwekele Blessed were arrested on April 6, 2018 by…
It is time to end this disastrous colonial experiment called Nigeria, says IPOB
The IPOB, in a statement signed by its Media and Publicity Secretary, Emma Powerful, in Awka yesterday, claimed that they have always maintained that the rebirth of Biafra will happen under Buhari or under whoever is answering to his name.
The straits of a nation
Some tumultuous events in the last weeks and months have showed that the nation is indeed in dire straits. So if we were to write on the State of the nation we would say we are in straits, arising from the national pastime of official foolishness.
FG calls first witness as IPOB members’ trial begins
The trial of the four defendants in the case of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) began yesterday with the calling of first witness. The trial judge, Justice Binta Nyako, had earlier maintained that the trial was not going to be secret but that the identity of witnesses would be protected from the public.…
Again, court arraigns Chimezie, three others over involvement in IPOB
A federal High Court in Abuja has, again, arraigned Bright Chimezie, Chidiebere Onwidiwe, Benjamin Madubugwu and David Nwawuisi over their alleged involvement in the movement for the Indigenous Peoples of Biafra (IPOB). Their re-arraignment on an amended three-count charge followed the severance of their trial from Nnamdi Kanu’s, whose whereabouts has been unknown since September…
2019: Pro-Biafra agitators, campaign disruption as option in Southeast
After months of inactivity, apparently caused by the military operation, Python Dance 11 that held last year and the subsequent ban placed on the activities of the Nnamdi Kanu...
2019 Polls: Pro-Biafra agitators threaten campaigns in South East
Electioneering by aspirants of various political parties, especially those who may be seeking re-election in the South East might run into a hitch based on plots by pro-Biafra groups. The Guardian gathered yesterday that pro-Biafra groups met in Nnewi last week and agreed to work together at making it difficult for politicians seeking re-election to…