BIAFRA CANNOT BE ACHIEVED SOUTH EAST LEADERS ONLY WANT MONEY -OLISA AGBAKOBA

Olisa Agbakoba, SAN, has declared that Biafra is not realistic based on his experience as an Igbo man and an ex-Biafran soldier. Agbakoba also stated Nnamdi Kanu, leader of the Independent people of Biafra (IPOB) was going about his agitation wrongly. ”The problem of Nigeria is marginalisation…exclusion. Some are chopping, others are not. There are about 65 million unemployed youths in the country. “If I was president, I will speak with negotiate Nnamdi Kanu and offer him deals. I will not glorify him but I will tell him that he…

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NWODO TO IGBO: LET’S FORGET BIAFRA AND INSIST ON RESTRUCTURING

John Nwodo, president-general of Ohanaeze Ndigbo, says the Igbo should forget about Biafra and push for restructuring. Nwodo said this on Thursday while speaking at the 3rd inauguration of the state and local government executives of the Abia state chapter of Ohanaeze Ndigbo. The president-general said the realisation of Biafra was a “tall order” which would not be in the overall interest of the Igbo in their socio-economic and political relationships with other Nigerians. “We should forget Biafra and insist on restructuring. We must seek for peaceful ways of resolving…

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KANU REMAINS BIAFRA’S HERO, DEAD OR ALIVE – MASSOB

Separatist group: Kalu lied, IPOB leader not in UK By Christopher Isiguzo in Enugu and David-Chyddy Eleke in Awka With the controversy over the whereabouts of the embattled leader of the outlawed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, yet to be settled, the Movement for the Actualisation of the Sovereign state of Biafra (MASSOB)  has said the separatist leader remained a true hero of Biafra either dead or alive. The leader of MASSOB, Uchenna Madu, in a statement made available to journalists in Enugu yesterday, said Kanu is a determined young man who…

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FG GAZETTES BANNING OF IPOB, SENDS GAZETTES TO FOREIGN MISSIONS

Ade Adesomoju, Abuja The Federal Government has gazetted the order of the Federal High Court in Abuja which proscribed the Indigenous People of Biafra and designated the group as a terrorist organisation. The gazetting was part of the requirements imposed on the Federal Government by the court to finalise the proscription of the group. The Acting Chief Judge of the Federal High Court , Justice Abdu Kafarati, had, on September 20, issued the proscription order upon an ex parte application by the Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of…

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WHAT EASTERN GOVS, KANU AGREED UPON BEFORE IPOB WAS PROSCRIBED – UKO

Evangelist Elliot Ugochukwu Uko is the Founder of Igbo Youth Movement, Secretary of Eastern Consultative Assembly and the Deputy Secretary of Igbo Leaders of Thought. He was at the centre of the peace talks on Biafran agitation involving South-East governors, IPOB and Igbo leaders before IPOB was outlawed. In this interview with Associate Editor, Sam Egburonu, Uko reveals some of the agreements reached at the secret peace meetings.  AS a top official of the Prof. Ben Nwabueze-led Igbo Leaders of Thought and a youth leader, you have been at the…

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TERTORISM: IPOB SUBMITS ITSELF FOR INVESTIGATIONS

The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has commended the leadership of the Nigerian Senate as well as the caucus of South Eastern Senators for their position over the proscription of the group by the Nigerian government. The group said the determination of the lawmakers in standing up for the sanctity of the rule of law have reinforced its belief in the supremacy of the irreducible principles of separation of powers. A statement issued on Saturday by the group’s Media and Publicity Secretary, Emma Powerful, argued that the mass executions of…

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FG UNCOVERS IPOB’S SLUSH ACCOUNT IN PARIS

Following intelligence reports, the Federal Government has located a slush account in Paris to which some Nigerians have made huge deposits in support of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB). It has also uncovered how some IPOB members have invaded Nigerian embassies in Hong Kong and Spain and created some scenes in the last 72 hours. The development, security sources said, was an indication of the desperation of IPOB and the justification for the proscription of the organisation. But the French Ambassador to Nigeria, Mr. Denys Gauer on Friday met…

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IPOB, KANU ENDANGERING THE LIVES OF OVER 11.6 MIL IBOS – IKPEAZU

The Abia State Governor, Okezie Ikpeazu has declared that the activities of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, under the leadership of Nnamdi Kanu has the lives of 11.6million Igbos residing outside the South East at risk. Ikpeazu made the remark while reacting to the deployment of soldiers to the South East. Addressing State House Correspondents at the Presidential Villa in Abuja, the governor assured that Igbos were free to go about their businesses in any part of the country. According to the governor, “First and foremost, I think based…

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UK FRUSTRATING CLOSURE OF RADIO BIAFRA SAYS FG

The Federal Government Wednesday vented its anger against the British Government for allegedly frustrating efforts towards closing down Radio Biafra sited in the United Kingdom. Information Minister Lai Mohammed, during a news conference held at the Presidential Villa in Abuja, said the Nigerian government had, to no avail, taken some diplomatic moves to contain activities of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB). Mohammed, however, decried that despite all the damages done by Radio Biafra, the British government was hiding under the right to freedom of expression. “Who does not know that the IPOB…

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OVER 30MIL BIAFRA AGITATORS TO GO ON THE STREETS – YOUTH LEADER

By Chinonso Alozie, Owerri A community youth leader in Owerri Municipal Council of Imo state, Comrade Ifeanyichukwu Benwood, said Wednesday, that over 30 million pro-Biafra agitators will continue the demonstration. Benwood, dislosed this to Vanguard in Owerri, while reacting to the Operation python dance by the Nigeria military in the Southeast region. He did not state the date for the rally but he was of the view that the recent military action has spurred the Biafrans to increase the tempo on the agitation. Benwood went further to say that the…

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