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Biafra: No politician sponsoring us – IPOB

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The Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, has denied speculations that the organization was being funded by politicians. The group said no individual or group was capable of funding activities of a global movement that had presence in over 100 countries. IPOB was reacting to a statement credited to the former leader of MASSOB, Chief Ralph Uwazurike, that some Nigerian politicians …

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Emeka Asinugo: Who is killing Biafra?

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About a year ago, I wrote an article titled “Biafra is a Challenge, not a Solution”. In that article which was published in my regular columns in the 28 November 2015 edition of Modern Ghana and The Nigerian Voice newspapers, I partly touched on the reason why the Igbo seem controversially trapped in a social circle that many of their …

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I’m ready to die for the actualisation of Biafra despite one year in prison – Nnamdi Kanu

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Detained leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Nnamdi Kanu, has again reiterated his resolve towards the struggle for the actualisation of Biafra, stressing that it is “Biafra or death.”   Recall that the Department of State Services, DSS, had in October last year arrested Kanu in Lagos before arraigning him for charges bordering on treasonable felony.   However, …

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Army, police hold 1,000 MASSOB members hostage in Nsukka

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  A combined team of security agencies, Tuesday, held over one thousand members of Movement for the Actualization Sovereign State of Biafra (MASSOB) hostage in Nsukka, Enugu State. ‎The MASSOB members, who were clad in Biafra uniforms, caps, and carrying Biafra flags, were marching towards Nsukka town to celebrate seventeen years of the movement.   They were, however, intercepted at …

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MASSOB mark 17 year anniversary

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Thousands of members of the Movement for the Actualization of the Sovereign State of Biafra, (MASSOB) and Biafra Independent Movement (BIM), have held rallies in major cities of Ebonyi state as they marked 17th anniversary of renewed Biafran agitation. The MASSOB members who marched round Nkaliki in Abakaliki local government area and Onueke in Ezza South council area of the …

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Nigeria will have no peace until Biafra is granted independence – MASSOB

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  The Movement for the Actualisation of Sovereign State of Biafra, MASSOB, has warned that the current challenges facing Nigeria will persist until Biafra is declared an independent state. The Owerri Zonal Leader of the movement, Chief Canice Anujuru, issued the warning in Imo State, during a press conference to mark the 17th annivasary of MASSOB.   According to Anujuru, …

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Biafra: Stop being greedy, sabotage cost us civil war – Igbo Prime Minister warns agitators

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  The Traditional Prime Minister of Ndigbo (Onowu Ndigbo) Chief Michael Ozua Okoye has advised the splinter groups from Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) and Movement for the Actualization of Sovereign State of Biafra (MASSOB) to unite in order for them to actualize the dream of the birth of Biafra. According to him, there was no need for any pro-Biafra …

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Grant Biafra independence, Igbos are slaves in Nigeria – Uwazurike begs Buhari

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  Leader of the Biafra Independent Movement, BIM, Chief Ralph Uwazuruike, has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to grant Biafra independence. Uwazuruike in a statement by the group’s Director of Information, Chris Mocha, said Igbos’ continuous claim to Nigeria meant adopting slavery, corruption, poverty, marginalisation, inequality and instability.   Stressing that secession of Biafra will be good for Nigeria and all …

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Biafra: Nnamdi Kanu using the struggle to acquire wealth, fame to himself – Splinter group, RE-IPOB

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  A breakaway group of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Reformed Indigenous People of Biafra, RE-IPOB, has disclosed that it sacked the embattled leader of IPOB, Nnamdi Kanu because he betrayed the struggle for Biafra. Recall that the splinter group had last week, sacked Kanu as leader of the group, saying IPOB under him had become too rigid.   …

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Are we to believe there is no connection between MASSOB and the Niger Delta Avengers? Read details

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The Leader of the Movement for the Actualization of Sovereign State of Biafra, Chief Solomon Chukwu, has said there is no affiliation between members of MASSOB and the Niger Delta Avengers. Chukwu, who spoke to our correspondent on Thursday through his National Director of Information, Mr. Sunday Okereafor, said that while the Avengers were armed, MASSOB members were not and …

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Buhari meets South-East politicians as police arraign 101 pro-Biafran protesters

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President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday met behind closed doors with some politicians from the South-East region of the country. The meeting was held inside the President’s office at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. The politicians, who visited under the aegis of the South-East Group for Change, were led by a former President of the Senate, Ken Nnamani. The meeting came barely …

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Soldiers seize pro-Biafra newspapers in Aba

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A team of soldiers reportedly from the 144 Battalion, Asa, Ukwa West local council, Abia State, yesterday invaded a newspaper office along St. Michael’s Road, Aba and seized copies from vendors. The soldiers, who arrived in two Hilux vans in the area which serves as the hub of newspaper business in Aba, at about 7am, packed the papers and vowed …

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Biafra: Court provides barricade for witnesses against Kanu [PHOTOS]

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Ahead of the trial of the leader of the indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Nnamdi Kanu, the Federal High Court on Wednesday provided a barricade to prevent the prosecuting witnesses from being viewed by the public. Kanu, alongside two others, Benjamin Madubugwu and David Nwawuisi are standing trial on a six-count charge of treason. At the last sitting on Monday, …

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