Tag Archives: Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB)

IPOB Supports Buhari’s Re-Election

The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has described the re-election bid of President Muhammadu Buhari as a “welcome development”. In a statement released on Tuesday by Emma Powerful, IPOB spokesman, the pro-Biafra group said the president’s decision portends goodwill for its members. “We have always maintained that the rebirth of Biafra will happen under Buhari…

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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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IPOB Promises President Buhari ‘A Very Bloody Day’ If He Goes To Southeast

Separatist group, the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has issued a stern warning to President Muhammadu Buhari to cancel his planned trip to Ebonyi and Anambra states this week. In a statement issued by the proscribed group’s spokesperson, Emma Powerful, on Monday, November 13, 2017, he said that the president is unwelcome on Biafran soil and that…

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Police Planted Arms In Our Home – Nnamdi Kanu’s Family Declares

The family of Nnamdi Kanu, leader of proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), has declared that the police planted the lethal weapons it allegedly recovered during a raid on its compound at Afara Ukwu on October 8. THEWILL recalls that the Abia State Commissioner of Police, Anthony Ogbizi, had claimed at a press briefing in…

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Revealed: Buhari Signed Proclamation Proscribing IPOB Before Leaving For USA

It has been revealed that President Muhammadu Buhari signed a presidential proclamation proscribing the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) on Sunday before his departure for New York. According to THISDAY, Buhari took the move in order to take the heat off the army and to ensure that due process is followed. THEWILL recalls that the Defence Headquarters…

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Nnamdi Kanu Goes Into Hiding

Nnamdi Kanu, leader of the secessionist group Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has gone into hiding following the declaration by the Nigerian Army that the group is a terrorist organization. Both Kanu, and other top leaders of the group, have according to Punch gone into hiding since the declaration. Members of the group who spoke on the condition of anonymity…

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