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MASSOB & IPOB Issues Warning To Herdsmen To Keep Off South East & South South

Following the current killings and attacks by Fulani herdsmen in some parts of the country, the Movement for the Actualisation of the Sovereign State of Biafra (MASSOB) and the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) have warned herdsmen to stay away from the South-East and South-South regions. In separate statements made available to newsmen in reaction…

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IPOB Launches Hausa Radio Service To Bridge Information Deficit In Northern Nigeria

The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) on Thursday in a statement by its spokesman, Emma Powerful announced the launch of its Hausa Radio Service. Read the statement below: “In keeping with our promise to facilitate the creation of an unbiased informative platform to take the message of liberation to the down trodden and oppressed indigenous…

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Nnamdi Kalu Has Been Abducted, Probably Killed- Lawyer Claims

  Counsel to the leader of IPOB, Nnamdi Kanu, Ifeanyi Ejiofor, has alleged that his client has been abducted and probably killed during the recent face-off between members of the secessionist group and the Military had in Imo and Rivers state recently. In a statement released yesterday, Ejiofor said since the September 14th “invasion” of Nnamdi…

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Governor Ikpeazu Extends Curfew in Aba ‘Till Further Notice’

The Abia State Security Council has reviewed the curfew in the state with a decision to extend it till further notice. According to a press statement published by THEWILL from Enyinnaya Appolos, Chief Press Secretary to Governor Okezie Ikpeazu, the curfew at Aba will now be effective from 10pm to 6am, starting from Monday. See the statement below:…

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Due Process Not Followed in Banning, Declaring IPOB Terrorist Organisation, Saraki Says

The Senate President, Bukola Saraki has stated that Defence Headquarters’ classification of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, as a terrorist organisation and the proscription of the group by South-East governors did not follow due process. In a statement issued on Monday, he insisted that both declarations announced last Friday by the military high command…

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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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IPOB: Tension In Plateau As Govt. Imposes Curfew

The Plateau State Government on Friday imposed a dusk-to-dawn curfew on Jos Metropolis following “rumoured skirmishes, tension and confusion” over the situation in South-East. The government, in a statement signed by Mr Emmanuel Nanle, Director of Press Affairs, said that the action was to avert a further breakdown of law and order. It said that…

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Nigerian Army Commences Probe of Trending Video Showing Soldiers Torturing IPOB Members

The Headquarters 82 Division Nigerian Army has begun investigating a video clip trending on social media and other platforms, which seems to show soldiers humiliating some civilians at a checkpoint in Abia State. This was disclosed in a statement signed by Colonel Sagir Musa, Deputy Director, Army Public Relations, 82 Division Nigerian Army. “The issue…

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