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Biafra: How MASSOB and IPOB began

Biafra: How MASSOB and IPOB began

Seventeen years after the relaunch of the secessionist agenda by Movement for the Actualisation of Biafra (MASSOB), the struggle for an independent state of Biafra has sparked ethnic tension. It was in 1999. A young Igbo chief, Ralph Uwazuruike, suddenly appeared on the scene. He is not a politician. Neither is he a businessman. He…

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Give us Biafra referendum or South-East will boycott 2019 elections – MASSOB

Give us Biafra referendum or South-East will boycott 2019 elections – MASSOB

The Movement for Actualization of Sovereign State of Biafra (MASSOB) has threatened to mobilize the people of the South East region and parts of Kogi and Benue states to boycott the 2019 general election unless the Federal Government conducts a Biafra referendum in within six months. According to a statement by its National Director of…

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Yorubas are solidly behind Igbos on Biafra agitation – Gani Adams

Yorubas are solidly behind Igbos on Biafra agitation – Gani Adams

National Coordinator of the Oodua Peoples’ Congress (OPC) Otunba Gani Adams has declared that Yorubas are solidly behind the Igbo people in the struggle for their own country called Biafra. Gani Adams, while fielding questions from the Sun, said he would be that last person to go against the agitation of pro-Biafra groups, adding that…

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Biafra: World Igbo Youth Council endorses Nnamdi Kanu as Igbo leader

Biafra: World Igbo Youth Council endorses Nnamdi Kanu as Igbo leader

The World Igbo Youth Council, WIYC, has endorsed Nnamdi Kanu as the new Igbo leader who will takes after late Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu. The endorsement is a ‎backing for the Ohanaeze-Ndigbo Youth Council (OYC) which had earlier recognized Kanu in that capacity The OYC leadership had during ‎their visit to the leader of the Indigenous…

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Listen and Download Biafra Anthem (Music and Lyrics)

Listen and Download Biafra Anthem (Music and Lyrics)

Have you heard of the inspirational Biafra Anthem? The Biafra anthem titled: “All Hail Biafra” is a well composed piece that recalls how Ndi Igbo gained independence and victory from Nigeria through tears and blood. It eulogizes the Biafra state and expresses hope that Biafra will shine forever and shield Igbos from fury. Very inspiring……

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Why Igbos are struggling for Biafra – Ex-Ohanaeze scribe, Nduka Eya

Why Igbos are struggling for Biafra – Ex-Ohanaeze scribe, Nduka Eya

Erstwhile National Secretary of Ohanaeze Ndigbo, Nduka Eya, has said the struggle for a Biafra republic began as a reaction to the spoken and unspoken language of the federal government which insinuated that Igbos were not part of Nigeria. He said this while addressing journalists on the topical issue of the Biafra-Nigeria Civil War 50…

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How to resolve Igbo agitation for Biafra – Onuesoke

How to resolve Igbo agitation for Biafra – Onuesoke

A chieftain of the Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP), Sunny Onuesoke, has said the best way to resolve the Igbo’s agitation for self-realization through Biafra is to allow them to secede. Speaking to group of journalists in Abuja, Onuesoke maintained that people and ethnic nationalities have rights that must be respected, adding that if the Igbos…

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Compensate victims of Biafra struggle, others with $5 billion – Group urges Buhari

Compensate victims of Biafra struggle, others with $5 billion – Group urges Buhari

A civil society group, International Society for Civil Liberties and the Rule of Law (INTERSOCIETY), has urged the President Muhammadu Buhari to pay the sum of $5 billion to victims of human rights abuses and extra-judicial killings that have been committed under his administration. The group made the call in Ezinifite Anambra state while presenting…

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Biafra Day: Ohanaeze Ndigbo Issues Order To FG, Anambra Govt

Biafra Day: Ohanaeze Ndigbo Issues Order To FG, Anambra Govt

In a statement released to the media yesterday, June 1, Ohanaeze Ndigbo accused security agencies of carrying out mass murder in Anambra state in the name of quelling the Biafra day protests. The group expressed outrage over the killings of members of the Movement for the Actualization of the Sovereign State of Biafra (MASSOB) and…

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Forget Biafra, Focus On Economic Revolution – Okorocha To Pro-Biafran Agitators

Forget Biafra, Focus On Economic Revolution – Okorocha To Pro-Biafran Agitators

Governor Rochas Okorocha of Imo State said the Biafran Day tragedy was a distraction which the South-East does not need at this point. A statement signedby his Chief Press Secretary, Sam Onwuemeodo, said: “What the South-East and her people need at the moment is economic revolution to reposition the area for development and growth. Anything…

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