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When Justin married Muhammadu

“You have my best wishes on your recent decision. I read your declaration speech. We are neutral as a Church but we will pray for you. Great statesmen are those who run for the good of their country. We will be praying for you”- Archbishop Justin Welby to President Muhammadu …

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Ohanaeze rejects court’s judgment on IPOB

The Ohaneze Ndigbo, the apex Igbo socio-cultural group, has condemned an Abuja High Court over its Thursday’s verdict on the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB. The group described the court’s judgment, which declared IPOB as a terrorist group as height of nepotism and denigration of the nation’s judiciary system. Reacting …

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Court affirms proscription of IPOB

An Abuja Division of the Federal High Court has refused an application by members of the Indigenous People Of Biafra seeking the nullification of the proscription order made against the group on September 20. Members of IPOB had approached the court after it made an order proscribing the group as …

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Buhari congratulates Governor Obiano on re-election victory

President Muhammadu Buhari has commended the people of Anambra State, the governorship candidates, the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, election observers as well as security agencies on the peaceful conduct of the November 18 gubernatorial election in the state. According to the president, “the processes leading to the election and …

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Buhari’s visit: Police warn IPOB, parties’ supporters

The Ebonyi Police Command on Monday warned the Indigenous Peoples of Biafra (IPOB) and political parties’ supporters against disruptive acts during President Muhammadu Buhari’s visit to the state on Tuesday. Ebonyi Commissioner of Police (CP), Titus Lamorde, gave the warning in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) …

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Police arrest Onitsha publishers printing handbills for IPOB

The Anambra State Police Command on Thursday arrested two publishers in Onitsha who were allegedly printing handbills for the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra in respect of November 18 election boycott in Anambra State. The Commissioner of Police in the state, Mr. Garba Umar, disclosed this at a press conference …

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Biafra war: You lied, IPOB, FFK tell Gowon

The Indigenous People Of Biafra, IPOB, has reacted to a claim by ex-military head of state, Yakubu Gowon, that late warlord, Odumegu Ojukwu caused the Biafra civil war. IPOB asked Mr. Gowon to stop making “false” statements against the late warlord. The group accused Mr. Gowon of having the penchant …

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Igbo group in the Diaspora seeks new name for IPOB

An Igbo group in the Diaspora, Biafran Government in Exile, has suggested that the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra should change its name and continue its push for the sovereignty of Biafra under a new name – Zionist Movement of Jews in Africa South of the Sahara, Saturday PUNCH has …

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