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Proscription: IPOB asks judge to recuse self from case over alleged bias

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The Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, has asked the Chief Judge of Federal High Court, Justice Abdul Kafarati, to recuse himself from the proscription case of the group over alleged bias and conflict of interest. In a statement by its Publicity Secretary, Comrade Emma Powerful, IPOB decried what it termed “the troubling absence of the presiding judge, Justice Kafarati, in ...

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FG trying in vain to pin Kanu’s absence on Abaribe – IPOB

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                                                                                    The Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, has described the Federal Government’s denial of knowing the whereabouts of its ...

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‘I don’t know the whereabout of IPOB leader, Nnamdi Kanu’ – Abia state governor, Okezie Ikpeazu

mdi Kanu' – Abia state governor, Okezie Ikpeazu

Governor Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia state says he does not know the whereabouts of the missing leader of the now-outlawed secessionist group, Indigenous People of Biafra IPOB, Nnamdi Kanu. Recall that after the September 14th ‘invasion’ of the Umuahia home of Kanu by military officers, his members alleged that he had gone missing. They accused the military of taking him ...

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IPOB leader, Nnamdi Kanu, reportedly backs down, seeks dialogue with President Buhari

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Leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, has reportedly called for a dialogue with President Buhari in a bid to end the agitation for the creation of Biafra. According to PM news, Kanu through his lawyers, Ifeanyi Ejiofor and Amoebi Nzelu, has called for negotiation with the Federal Government to end the agitation for self-governance. Kanu’s lawyers ...

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“It is unfortunate US doesn’t see IPOB as a terrorist group”- Lai Mohammed says

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Minister for Information, Lai Mohammed, had an interview with BBC in London yesterday where he described as “unfortunate” the fact that the U.S. government does not see the Indigenous People Of Biafra, IPOB, as a terrorist organization. The spokesman for the American Embassy in Nigeria, Russell Brooks, in a recent interview, said that the US was committed to Nigeria’s unity ...

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Enugu mosque fire : Ohanaeze visits Muslim Community, appeals for calm

Muslim Community, appeals for calm

The apex Igbo – socio cultural organization, Ohanaeze Ndigbo yesterday visited the Muslim Community in Igbo – Eze North Local Government Area of Enugu State . The visit led by the President of Ohanaeze in Enugu State , Chief Alex Ogbonna, was to commiserate with them over the fire incident which engulfed a mosque in the area . A mosque ...

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7 Reasons why ‘IPOB is a terrorist group’ – Army

7 Reasons why 'IPOB is a terrorist group' - Army

The Nigerian Army on Friday, September 15, 2017, declared the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) a terrorist group. Led by Nnamdi Kanu, the IPOB have been seeking secessions from Nigeria. Kanu who was released on strict bail conditions have since flouted the terms for his release. Inciting comments against President Muhammadu Buhari and its security apparatus are high points of ...

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Army commences full scale operation ‘python dance II’, accuses politicians of incitement

Army commences full scale operation ‘python dance II', accuses politicians of incitement

The Nigerian Army has accused some politicians of attempting to cause crisis between its personnel and people in the South East zone for their selfish interest as it launches exercise “Python Dance II’’. Brig.-Gen. Sani Usman, the Director, Army Public Relations, made the accusation in an interview with newsmen on Friday. “It is so sad and unfortunate that a particular ...

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Soldiers will be withdrawn from Aba, Umuahia by Friday — Ikpeazu

Breaking: Gov. Ikpeazu declares curfew in Aba as soldiers invade city

Gov. Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia said on Thursday that soldiers would be withdrawn from from the streets of Umuahia, the state capital, and Aba, its commercial nerve centre, by Friday. Ikpeazu made this known at Government House, Umuahia, while reacting to the security situation in the state. He said that the situation in the past few days, which led to ...

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Invasion of Kanu’s home, threat to national unity–S-East/S-South Network

Invasion of Kanu’s home, threat to national unity–S-East/S-South Network

A statement by the group cautioned the Nigerian Army against repeating such, to avoid a repeat of what happened in Zaria, Kaduna State. The statement reads: “The South East-South South Network vehemently condemns the military invasion of NnamdiKanu’s home. “The development is a threat to peaceful co-existence of this nation and it is quite unfortunate that security operatives will descend ...

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Breaking: Gov. Ikpeazu declares curfew in Aba as soldiers invade city

Breaking: Gov. Ikpeazu declares curfew in Aba as soldiers invade city

The Abia state Governor, Dr. Okezie Ikpeazu has declared a three-day curfew in Aba, a commercial city in the state following the Nigerian army’s inversion of the state. A statement issued on Tuesday by the state government, Governor Ikpeazu expressed concerns over the launch of a military exercise tagged, Operation Python Dance II in the state and other south-eastern states ...

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