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“Many Of Us Still Have Biafra In Our Hearts But…”

“Many Of Us Still Have Biafra In Our Hearts But…”

Former Secretary General of Ohanaeze Ndigbo, Chief Nduka Eya, has said IPOB had no reason to confront soldiers if it was engaged in peaceful demonstration after the Biafra Day protest. Eya, who spoke against reports that soldiers opened fire on IPOB members who were celebrating Biafran heroes at Nkpo, near Onitsha, warned those agitating for…

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IPOB Biafra Day Protest Illegal — Anambra Government

IPOB Biafra Day Protest Illegal — Anambra Government

The Anambra State government said the protest by IPOB, in Onitsha was illegal, noting that the group did not obtain the necessary police permit for the rally. In an announcement shortly after the Onitsha incident, government, through the state Commissioner for Information and Communications Strategy, Ogbuefi Tony Nnacheta, said: “The attention of Anambra State government…

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We Had Nothing To Do With Biafra Day Protest – MASSOB

We Had Nothing To Do With Biafra Day Protest – MASSOB

MASSOB leader, Mr. Uchenna Madu, said in a telephone interview that his organization was not involved in the protest, explaining that he had earlier issued a statement that this year’s Biafra Day should be celebrated quietly and that all MASSOB members should stay at home. Madu said though MASSOB was not involved in the protest,…

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How Biafra Day Turned Bloody In South East

How Biafra Day Turned Bloody In South East

In the commercial city of Onitsha, sources say that about 40 people, including a soldier, were killed, while over 50 were arrested. The incident, according to eye witnesses, started at about 3 a.m. when security forces entered the premises of St. Edmund’s Catholic Church, Nkpor Agu, near Onitsha and allegedly opened fire on the worshippers,…

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FG Planning Genocide Against Ndigbo – IPOB

FG Planning Genocide Against Ndigbo – IPOB

The Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Monday, alleged of plans by the federal government to carry out genocide in the South-East Nigeria using security operatives. The Biafra secessionist group’s statement came in reaction to a demand by some Northern group that it’s members (IPOB), should be treated as Boko Haram. Reacting to the demand, the…

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Biafra Currency Set To Start Full Circulation In Biafraland

Biafra Currency Set To Start Full Circulation In Biafraland

Movement for the Actualisation of the Sovereign State of Biafra, MASSOB, has said it would start exchanging naira for Biafran currency in Igboland soon. This was part of the statement released by MASSOB’s Anambra North Director of Finance, Mr Martins Ezeala, in Onitsha, Anambra State on Sunday, where he claimed that since the value of…

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We Respect Nigeria And We’ll Actualize Biafra Peacefully – IPOB

We Respect Nigeria And We’ll Actualize Biafra Peacefully – IPOB

The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has declared that it respect Nigeria and will the actualize a sovereign state of Biafra without recourse to war. The group has declared that its agitation for the sovereign state of Biafra was without intention to destroy Nigeria, The Sun reports. In a letter to President Buhari by IPOB’s…

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“Whether Dead Or Alive, Nnamdi Kanu Is A Hero”

“Whether Dead Or Alive, Nnamdi Kanu Is A Hero”

The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), under the leadership of Nnamdi Kanu has said a sovereign state of Biafra would be achieved either alive or dead despite the long de­tention and incarceration of its leader. The group said the lead­ership quality of Kanu has no equal among present day politicians. IPOB Media and Public­ity Secretary,…

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Biafra Is Not For Igbos Alone, See Other Places To Be Called Biafraland

Biafra Is Not For Igbos Alone, See Other Places To Be Called Biafraland

The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has said the Biafra land is beyond areas occupied by the Igbo-speaking people of the country, The Sun reports. According to the group, aside Igbo-speaking states, Biafra land cut across Itsekiriland on the western boundary, Oduduwa to Bakassi on the eastern boundary with Cameroon. The group added that Biafra…

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“The Agitations For A Separate State Of Biafra Are Legitimate”

“The Agitations For A Separate State Of Biafra Are Legitimate”

Chief Chekwas Okorie, the founder of United Progressives Party (UPP) has urged President Muhammadu Buhari, to release the detained director of Radio Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu. According to Okorie, should Buhari release Kanu and dialogue with the aggrieved members of the Movement for the Actualization of Sovereign State of Biafra (MASSOB), Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB),…

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