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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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“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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IPOB Commends Fayose Over Ban On Cattle Grazing

IPOB Commends Fayose Over Ban On Cattle Grazing

Diverse reactions have been trailing the decision by Governor Ayo Fayose to ban grazing and cattle rearing in the state. Governor Fayose told hunters in Oke Ako – Ekiti state to defend themselves if attacked by Fulani herdsmen. He also said anyone who desires to rear cattle in the state should get a ranch. The…

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BREAKING: Police Arrest 5 Fulani Herdsmen Responsible For Enugu Attack

BREAKING: Police Arrest 5 Fulani Herdsmen Responsible For Enugu Attack

The Nigeria Police Force says it has arrested five suspects for their role in the Enugu attack by suspected herdsmen which led to the death of about 20 persons in the Ukpabi Nimbo area of the state on April 25, 2016. The Force Public Relations Officer, Olabisi Kolawole, said this in a statement on Wednesday,…

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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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