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IPOB: Lalong reviews curfew in Jos-Bukuru metropolis

The Executive Governor of Plateau State, Simon Bako Lalong, having considered the improvement in the state of security, since the unfortunate incidence of Thursday, September 14, 2017 which necessitated the imposition of a dusk to dawn curfew, has with effect from Sunday the September 17, 2017 approved the relaxation of …

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Turkey denies supporting Nnamdi Kanu’s IPOB

Turkey has denied supporting the secessionist agitations in Nigeria and disowned a Turkish citizen, Abdülkadir Erkahraman, who has expressed support for the Biafran agitation. Mr. Erkahraman identifies himself as the President of the International Nations Commercial Association in Turkey. He visited Nnamdi Kanu, leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, …

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Jonathan weighs in on Nigerian army, IPOB crisis

Jonathan weighs in on Nigerian army, IPOB crisis

Goodluck Jonathan, the former Nigerian president has weighed in on the escalating crisis between the Nigerian Army and supporters of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) in the South-east with a call for President Buhari to convene a Council of State meeting. In a statement posted to his Facebook page, …

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IPOB: US, UK, AI call for caution, seek end to clash

IPOB: US, UK, AI call for caution, seek end to clash

The United States Government, the United Kingdom and the President of Uganda have called for caution and an end to the violence in parts of the South-East region, occasioned by reported clash between military troops and members of the Indigenous People of Biafra in Abia State. In separate statements on …

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IPOB Denies Being A Terrorist Group

The Indigenous People of Biafra IPOB has reacted to the declaration by the Defence Headquarters that the group is a terrorist organisation. In a phone interview with the Channels Television, the group said it is a non-violent movement and that it has never carried arms or killed anyone. “It is …

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Lawyers speak on military declaration of IPOB as terrorist group

Nigerian lawyers on Friday night expressed divergent views on the legality of the military’s declaration of separatist group, IPOB, as a terrorist organisation. While some said the military’s action was in order, others said it was not done in a constitutional manner. A senior lawyer, Mike Ozekhome, in a statement …

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IPOB: Dialogue with Nnamdi Kanu, Obasanjo advises Buhari

A former Nigerian president, Olusegun Obasanjo, has implored President Muhammadu Buhari to establish dialogue with the leader of the separatist Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Nnamdi Kanu. Mr. Obasanjo, who said this during an interview with the Newsweek Magazine, noted that the dialogue would curb the secessionist agitation in the …

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IPOB: Tofa calls for national conference

A prominent Northern political leader, Bashiru Tofa, on Friday asked the Nigerian government to urgently convene a national peace conference to tackle issues of political agitations and crisis rocking the nation. Mr. Tofa, the National Republican Convention NRC, candidate in the annulled June 12, 1993 presidential election, said the conference …

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