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Buhari orders fresh offensive against Biafra agitators, others

President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday ordered security agencies to apprehend persons or groups threatening the peace and unity of the country through inciting statements, instigate civil disobedience, riot and rebellion. Those who fall into this category include MASSOB, IPOB, among other groups seeking secession. The President gave the directive in …

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We don’t see IPOB as terrorist organisation – US

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The United States Government has said it does not consider the Indigenous People of Biafra a terrorist organisation. Last week, the Federal High Court in Abuja gave a judicial backing the executive order of President Muhammadu Buhari, outlawing the group and its activities in the country. The court granted the …

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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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South-east Governors, Ohanaeze proscribe IPOB

South East Governors Forum rose from it meeting on Friday to announce the proscription of Indigenous Peoples of Biafra, IPOB, in all the five states of the zone. The Chairman of the Forum and Governor of Ebonyi State, David Umahi, announced this after a meeting of the governors with the …

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Igbo community in Kano dissociates itself from IPOB, Kanu

The Igbo Community Association in Kano State has dissociated itself from the activities of Indigenous People of Biafra and its leader, Nnamdi Kanu. The President-General of the association, Mr. Ebenezer Chima, made the position of the association known at a joint news conference in Kano on Friday. “We want to …

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