Tag Archives: Biafra

Biafra Agitators Attack Igbo Leaders

About 20 pro-Biafra agitators were arrested by the police in Enugu on Tuesday after they attacked Igbo leaders at an event, Punch reports. A pan-Igbo group had reportedly organised an event to honour Igbo personalities. Members of secessionist group Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) had also attended the event, and had kicked after one of the leaders commented on…

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#NigeriaAt57: President Buhari Says Biafra Campaigners Are Irresponsible

President Muhammadu Buhari devoted part of the 57th Independence anniversary speech to remind campaigners for the dismemberment of Nigeria of the horrendous experience  of Nigeria’s civil war between 1967 and 1970. Although he did not mention Biafra specifically in the broadcast, the reference was unmistakable as the Indigenous People of Biafra has been the champion…

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Nnamdi Kanu is Not in Military Custody, Nigerian Army Reveals

The Defence Headquarters (DHQ) has declared that Nnamdi Kanu, leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), is not in military custody as being insinuated in some quarters. Defence Spokesman, Maj.-Gen. John Enenche, stated this at a news conference in Abuja on Friday saying that the various military operations going on across the country…

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DHQ Declares IPOB Terrorist Organisation

The Defence Headquarters, DHQ, on Friday declared that the Nnamdi Kanu-led Indigenous Peoples of Biafra, IPOB, has metamorphosed into a “militant terrorist organisation”, disclosing that it reached this conclusion after professional analysis of recent developments in the South-East. This was contained in a statement issued by the Director of Defence Information, Major-General John Enenche, who…

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Army, IPOB Members Clash During Show of Force Operation Near Kanu’s Umuahia Home

One person was injured on Sunday evening when soldiers reportedly opened fire on supporters of the leader of the Indigenous Peoples of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu at his Afraukwu Umuahia country home, Abia state. Narrating the incident to journalists, Kanu’s lawyer, Ifeanyi Ejiofor, said the soldiers stormed the IPOB leader’s home in an armoured tank…

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I Didn’t Write Pro-Biafra Articles – Chimamanda Adichie

Chimamanda Adichie has disowned some articles, said to have been written by her, in which she purportedly supported the current Biafran agitation. One of such articles, seen by THEWILL, was titled: ‘Enough of this Political Correctness, I am a Biafran and Nothing Else.’ Adichie, author of the bestseller, ‘Half of a Yellow Sun’, in a…

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