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Hope Uzodinma Killed While Alive, God Bless Nnamdi Kanu – Mbaka
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Hope Uzodinma Killed While Alive, God Bless Nnamdi Kanu – Mbaka

Rev. Fr. Ejike Mbaka, Catholic Priest and Spiritual Director of Adoration Ministry, Enugu, has accused the Imo State Governor, Hope Uzodinma of organizing the killing of Imo State residents. Mbaka said although he does not support terrorism, he stands against killing and labeling innocent youths of the country as ‘terrorists’. He opined that the recent jail break in Imo State could be God’s way of releasing his people from prison. Mbaka also wondered why the killing of a top commander of the Eastern Security Network, ESN, Ikonso Don was being celebrated. The Cleric further warned the leaders to kill poverty, unemployment and insecurity, because God is angry with them, adding that those advising Uzodinma have killed him while he is still alive. ”I can never support terror...
Northern Coalition Warns UK To Stop Protecting IPOB
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Northern Coalition Warns UK To Stop Protecting IPOB

Following several attacks in the South East region and other parts of the country, the Coalition of Northern Groups (CNG) has warned the international community, especially the British government to stop covering the leader of proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu. Daily Trust reports that there have been several attacks on security agents across the South East and South South of the country. IPOB has been blamed for the attacks. In a statement made available to newsmen in Abuja on Tuesday by the spokesman of CNG, Abdul-Azeez Suleiman, the Northern coalition said the United Kingdom has continued to accommodate the IPOB leader despite his atrocities. ”Since Nigeria remains committed to peace and global order, yet, our friends in the international communi...
“No Nigerian Deserves To Be In Prison” – Nnamdi Kanu On Imo Prison Break
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“No Nigerian Deserves To Be In Prison” – Nnamdi Kanu On Imo Prison Break

The leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu, has said that no Nigerian deserves to be in the country’s prisons. The IPOB leader Indigenous People of Biafra, based his stance on the treatment received by some groups whom he said get freed and rehabilitated after they are arrested by authorities. He said on Twitter, “If Miyetti Allah terror herdsmen & other murderous #Fulani groups, including Boko Haram insurgents, can be arrested, freed and rehabilitated by this neo-colonial Fulanised @NGRPresident, then no single soul deserves to be in any prison in Nigeria. If you know you know! #UGM.” Kanu’s post comes hours after news broke out that some gunmen on Monday broke into the Owerri Correctional Prison in Imo State and freed over 1,500 inmates. The PUNCH lear...
Nnamdi Kanu Is Evil, Sponsored To Destabilize Nigeria – Yerima Shettima
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Nnamdi Kanu Is Evil, Sponsored To Destabilize Nigeria – Yerima Shettima

The Arewa Youth Consultative Forum, AYCF, has launched an attack against Nnamdi Kanu, leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB. Yerima Shettima, National President of AYCF, described Kanu as an evil agent pushing to destabilize Nigeria. In an interview with DAILY POST, Shettima stressed that Kanu was being sponsored to destabilize Nigeria. He called on the Federal Government to ensure that the IPOB leader is repatriated back to Nigeria “to face the music” of his actions. Shettima also urged the Federal Government to listen to those genuinely agitating for both Biafra and Oduduwa Republic. According to the AYCF National President: “The agitation for Biafra and Oduduwa Republic can permanently be sealed off when there is the spirit of justice to all and commitment o...
I Will Submit Myself To Hague – Nnamdi Kanu
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I Will Submit Myself To Hague – Nnamdi Kanu

Leader of the Indigenous Peoples of Biafra, IPOB, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, has declared his readiness to stand trial at the International Criminal Court, ICC, in Hague, if defending Biafrans against unprovoked genocidal attacks by killer herdsmen and terrorists would warrant his appearance at the ICC. Kanu who made the declaration on a live broadcast on Radio Biafra Sunday night, regretted that harassments and extrajudicial killings by security agencies have continued unabated across Biafra land. The IPOB Leader said that the world had maintained criminal silence over the plight of Biafrans despite complaints and petitions by IPOB as well as indicting reports against the Nigerian Authorities and security agencies by some reputable global agencies including the UN reporter on human right...
Nnamdi Kanu Shares 50-Year-Old Newspaper About Aburi Agreement
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Nnamdi Kanu Shares 50-Year-Old Newspaper About Aburi Agreement

Nnamdi Kanu, the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), recently took to his Twitter account and shared a newspaper that is over 50 years old now. The details of the newspaper amazed everyone. It talked about the Aburi agreement for restructuring. For quite a long period of time now, some group of people have been opining that the country should be restructured due to some perceived marginalisation of some regions in the country. Nnamdi Kanu who took to his official twitter handle today, asked the Fulani populace if they have gotten the restructuring they are looking for yet. According to Nnamdi Kanu, he said Aburi Accord restructuring was meant to restore normalcy in Nigeria but some group of people including the Fulani said no. He said now that it's over 50 years n...
Don’t Touch Sunday Igboho, Nnamdi Kanu Warns FG
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Don’t Touch Sunday Igboho, Nnamdi Kanu Warns FG

Nnamdi Kanu, Leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has condemned the alleged attempt by security operatives to arrest Yoruba freedom fighter, Sunday Adeyemo aka Sunday Igboho. The Nation had reported some security operatives attempted to arrest Igboho at Guru Maharaji bus stop on the Lagos-Ibadan expressway. Reacting to the development, Nnamdi Kanu on his Twitter handle, warned that Sunday Igboho should not be touched. “I condemn in totality the pathetic attempt to arrest Sunday Igboho earlier today. “This is yet another deliberate act of provocation by the Fulani Caliphate. No #Fulani mass murderer, Miyetti Allah or bandit is under arrest. Nigeria is on the brink! Igboho should not be touched,” he warned.
Nnamdi Kanu Threatens Governor Wike Over Obigbo ‘Killings’
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Nnamdi Kanu Threatens Governor Wike Over Obigbo ‘Killings’

Leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) Nnamdi Kanu on Thursday threatened Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike over the alleged killing of IPOB members by security forces in Obigbo area of Rivers. In a tweet, Mr Kanu claimed Wike would be haunted for the rest of his life over the alleged incident. “Anyone close to @GovWike should tell him that till the last days of his miserable life, he will be HUNTED down for all the atrocities he spearheaded against my people at #Obigbo,” he said. “He will be hunted by legions, domestically and internationally. And it will be scorched-earth and fiery.” It was alleged that several people were killed after security forces clashed with IPOB members in Obigbo. About 63 residents of Obigbo recently regained their freedom after four months...
Resign Instead Of Arresting Sunday Igboho, Nnamdi Kanu Warns Oyo CP, Ngozi
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Resign Instead Of Arresting Sunday Igboho, Nnamdi Kanu Warns Oyo CP, Ngozi

Leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Nnamdi Kanu, on Saturday warned the Commissioner of Police in Oyo State, Mrs Ngozi Onadeko to resign now rather than arrest Sunday Igboho. Kanu made the call as a swift response to the news making rounds about the arrest of Igboho over his quit notice to herdsmen. Nnamdi Kanu, in a statement, warned Ngozi to ensure nothing happens to Igboho and Yoruba youths rising up against herdsmen. Nnamdi Kanu stated that “You are an Igbo woman so I expect you to be reasonable enough to know that Fulani IGP posted you to Oyo to superintend the arrest or possible killing of Yoruba youths in order to ferment enmity between the East and the West at this critical juncture in the history of the liberation of all indigenous peoples across Nigeria,...
Don’t Rely On Government To Defend Your Territories – Nnamdi Kanu To Yoruba Youths
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Don’t Rely On Government To Defend Your Territories – Nnamdi Kanu To Yoruba Youths

The leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, has told Yoruba youths that the security of their lives and property, including those of their parents is their responsibility. He advised them not to rely on their governors because, like the South East and South-South governors, they will not protect them. In a statement by the group's Media and Publicity Secretary, Emma Powerful, Kanu reminded the Yoruba youths that southwest governors did nothing when herdsmen kidnapped and killed a Yoruba leader, Pa Fasoranti's daughter on Yoruba soil. He noted that the southwest governors, particularly the Ondo State governor, cannot sustain any stand against killer herdsmen activities, suspected to be Fulanis because they belong almost to a political party. Kanu u...
Nnamdi Kanu’s Trial In Absentia Begins, MASSOB Defends Abaribe
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Nnamdi Kanu’s Trial In Absentia Begins, MASSOB Defends Abaribe

The Federal High Court in Abuja has slated November 26 for the commencement of the trial of the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu, with five prosecution witnesses lined up to testify against him, The PUNCH has learnt. Our correspondent on Tuesday saw the hearing notice issued on November 24 for the Thursday’s proceedings. Copies of the hearing notice were served on the prosecution team in the Office of the Attorney-General of the Federation and Kanu’s lawyer, Ifeanyi Ejiofor. Justice Binta Nyako had since March 28, 2019, revoked the bail granted the IPOB leader, ordered his arrest and directed that his trial on charges of treasonable felony would proceed in his absence; but the court had not had any sitting on the case since then. The judge, acting on a...
Wanted Rivers IPOB Leader, Stanley Mgbere Cries Out, 21 Members Arrested
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Wanted Rivers IPOB Leader, Stanley Mgbere Cries Out, 21 Members Arrested

The suspected leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, Stanley Mgbere, who was declared wanted by the Rivers State Government for allegedly perpetrating violence in Onne, Eleme Local Government Area, has denied being a member of the proscribed group. Governor Nyesom Wike had placed a N50m bounty on Mgbere’s head for anyone who could give any information that would lead to his arrest, saying he led IPOB members to cause violence in Onne. But speaking from his hideout in a video posted on Facebook, Mgbere said the information given to the governor about him, which necessitated Wike’s action against him, was false. He said though he was part of the #EndSARS protest in Onne, it was a peaceful one like what happened in other parts of the country, noting that he was a free-born fr...
‘Like Jesus, I Am Tempted To Back Out Of Biafra Struggle’ –  Nnamdi Kanu
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‘Like Jesus, I Am Tempted To Back Out Of Biafra Struggle’ – Nnamdi Kanu

Nnamdi Kanu, leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), says like Jesus Christ, he is sometimes tempted to back out of the struggle for the realization of the sovereign state of Biafra. Kanu shared his thoughts while reacting to the recent clash between some members of the secessionist group and security agents in Enugu state on Sunday, August 23. In a letter to members of the secessionist group, Kanu compared himself to Jesus Christ who said to God at the Garden of Gethsemane “if it be possible, let this cup pass from me” when faced with temptations. The letter in part reads “In my most private moments, when I reflect on this struggle and its fallouts, I have often been tempted, like Christ, to ask that this cup be passed from me. I am sure you all feel the same in...
Invite Us To Negotiate Peaceful Exit Of Biafra – Nnamdi Kanu To FG
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Invite Us To Negotiate Peaceful Exit Of Biafra – Nnamdi Kanu To FG

THE leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, has condemned the arrest of the convener of the Katsina protest over the unending killings of the people there, saying that more protest would be witnessed in the north over the spate of insecurity. He wondered why the convener was arrested for organizing a protest over the killing of his people on daily basis and blamed it on what he called “Fulani cabal” ruling the country. “ The people of Katsina protested something that is even their right as is being done around the world in the name of “black lives matter”, the organiser of the same protest in Katsina, Nastiwa Sharif, was arrested. “Amnesty international has reported that they have arrested this man because he is crying out about the killing of his pe...
I Will Follow You Until You Enter 6feet – IPOB Fights Kemi Olunloyo
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I Will Follow You Until You Enter 6feet – IPOB Fights Kemi Olunloyo

A twitter user who is probably identified as an IPOB member has sworn to see the US trained journalist, Kemi Olunloyo who’s always bent on picking on the Biafrans and their leader Nnamdi Kanu down to grave. This whole saga started when Kemi the social media journalist posted on her page with the caption “IPOB has noticed me 500%. Visit my Facebook page. Viral Viral! Big Money!” This statement didn’t go down well as many IPOB members threw mouth watering insults on her. The man who was identified on twitter as Son Of God didn’t waste time to tell her his whole mind which got the whole table shaking. According to son of God, he tweeted; “We will never leave you alone. Even our leader dong know us in person. There are over 50million of us, I am one of the very few people...
WATCH Nnamdi Kanu Live Despite Death Rumours, Slams Kemi Olunloyo, Buhari
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WATCH Nnamdi Kanu Live Despite Death Rumours, Slams Kemi Olunloyo, Buhari

IPOB leader, Nnamdi Kanu has put to rest death rumours soarked by controvertial journalist, Kemi Olunloyo after going LIVE on Facebook. Nnamdi Kanu went live on Facebook, with over 30k viewers, he slammed Kemi Olunloyo and President Buhari. Watch the LIVE Video below. Kemi Olunloyo sparking Nnamdi Kanu death rumors on Monday, shared; BREAKING UPDATE I was briefed by a top military defense dept source that Nnamdi Kanu did pass away in an Italian hospital as reported. I was also told that whoever is broadcasting is an impostor meant to keep IPOB together. The Italian Hospital source also confirmed it #RIPKanu Kanu’s wife is in the UK and is reportedly angry at IPOB Spokesmen for “covering her husband’s death up” and not announcing. I asked my defense dept source if they wi...
Kemi Olunloyo Calls Yoruba The Most Dumbest Tribe In The World
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Kemi Olunloyo Calls Yoruba The Most Dumbest Tribe In The World

Nigeria’s most controversial journalist kemi Olunloyo called the Yoruba tribe the most dumbest tribe in the world after a man associated her with the Yorubas on twitter. The journalist who claimed this week that ipob leader nnamdi Kanu is dead has been receiving many backlash from people across the country. And this altercation led to the journalist calling the Yoruba people the most dumbest tribe in the world. This happen when a twitter user recognised as Kenneth king tweeted that “stop giving Yoruba bad representation we are very dissapointed in you old Kemi… Igbos are the only people we can strategize with in this country right now stop forcing” The journalist replied by saying “I don’t represent Yorubas, one of the dumbest tribe on Earth. I represent Nigeria ??” ...
‘Nnamdi Kanu Is Already Gone’ – Kemi Olunloyo
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‘Nnamdi Kanu Is Already Gone’ – Kemi Olunloyo

Investigative journalist, Kemi Olunloyo has yet again declared Nnamdi Kanu ‘gone’. The Nigerian journalist Kemi Olunloyo had ealier revealed Abba Kyari’s death before the federal government made it public. She brags of getting informations before everyone does. Days ago, she had declared Nnamdi Kanu’s death which IPOB later addressed as being false. Today, via her twitter handle, Kemi reveals that the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Nnamdi Kanu is gone.  
Nnamdi Kanu’s Statement About Apostle Suleman & Igbos Worshipping In His Church
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Nnamdi Kanu’s Statement About Apostle Suleman & Igbos Worshipping In His Church

IPOB leader, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu is under fire over his comment on Apostle Johnson Suleman, the founder of Omega Fire Ministries Worldwide. Apostle Johnson Suleman's protege in Europe who goes by the name Obiwest Utchaychukwu aka The Media Apostle called out the IPOB leader via Facebook where he condemned Nnamdi Kanu's hate speech and incendiary statement that is breeding hatred and causing division in the body of Christ. Recall that Nnamdi Kanu sometime ago, called the likes of Pastor E. A. Adeboye and Bishop David Oyedepo criminals and he advised Igbos to stop attending churches where the GO is not an Igbo man During yesterday's broadcast Mazi Nnamdi said "You claimed to be a Christian, maybe your name is "Nwachukwu" and you worship with a Pastor called "Suleiman", that is to sho...
Coronavirus: IPOB Leader Nnamdi Kanu Backs Trump On Stand Against China
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Coronavirus: IPOB Leader Nnamdi Kanu Backs Trump On Stand Against China

The leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, yesterday threw his weight behind United States President Donald Trump, over his stand on China’s activities to the spread of coronavirus in the world. Mazi Kanu berated all the people and organization that are criticizing President Trump over his comment against China on a spread if Coronavirus, saying that they are collectively working to destroy humanity with their actions and policies. In a statement by Kanu, made available to newsmen, he said President Trump like any mortal, cannot be perfect, but never make mistake in speaking out against evil, adding that “Anybody or organization that Donald J. Trump hates, go and investigate that person, there is something heinous about them. The pro-Biafra group l...
COVID-19: Nnamdi Kanu Attacks Buhari For Ordering Stay At Home Without National Broadcast
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COVID-19: Nnamdi Kanu Attacks Buhari For Ordering Stay At Home Without National Broadcast

The leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Nnamdi Kanu has condemned President Muhammadu Buhari’s latest directive ordering Nigerians to stay at home. In a bid to further tackle the spread of Coronavirus across the country, President Buhari had yesterday urged Nigerians to remain at home. Buhari had assured Nigerians that relief materials will soon be distributed to their homes. However, Kanu described the President’s remark as fraudulent. In a post on his official Facebook handle, the IPOB leader wondered why Buhari failed to give the address in a nationwide broadcast but opted for a statement signed by his spokesperson. “To prove to you how fraudulent the few redundant scammers in Aso Rock really are, a statement of such magnitude and cataclysmic importance w...
IPOB Were Smoking Hemp At Nnamdi Kanu’s Parents Burial, We Ignored Them – Police
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IPOB Were Smoking Hemp At Nnamdi Kanu’s Parents Burial, We Ignored Them – Police

The police command in Abia State has accused members of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), who attended the burial of the parents of their leader, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu of smoking Indian Hemp. The commissioner of Police in Abia State, Mr Etim Okon, made this known in an interview on Tuesday. According to him; “They were doing their thing, police were there full and they were doing their thing, we never touched anybody, although some of them were dancing while some were taking Indian Hemp all in the presence of our men.” “The police were just looking at them with no legal action taken because they were order not want to do anything that will truncate the peace being maintained at the ceremony.” Nnamdi Kanu lost his father Eze Israel Kanu, four months after his mother, Ugoeze...
Grant Nnamdi Kanu Presidential Pardon To Attend Parents’ Burial – Ohaneze To PMB
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Grant Nnamdi Kanu Presidential Pardon To Attend Parents’ Burial – Ohaneze To PMB

Ohanézè Ndígbo Youth Council Worldwide (OYC) on Friday urged President Muhammadu Buhari to grant Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) Leader, Nnamdi Kanu presidential pardon and allow him entry into the country to attend his parent’s burial. President General, Okechukwu Isiguzoro and Secretary, Okwu Nnabuike made the recommendation in a joint statement. Mr Kanu has been on self-exile since 2017 when the Army invaded his Umuahia country home during operation python dance. His parents who died last year are to be buried next weekend. His father, Eze I. Ọ. Kanu was until his death the Traditional Ruler of his Afaraukwu community, Umuahia, Abia State. There have been reports of millitary presence around the community since the announcement of the late Kanus’ burial. But Oha...
IPOB Should Allow Us Bury Nnamdi Kanu’s Parents In Peace – Kinsmen
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IPOB Should Allow Us Bury Nnamdi Kanu’s Parents In Peace – Kinsmen

The Afaraukwu community in Umuahia North council area of Abia State, home town of the Leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, has asked the proscribed group to allow them bury Nnamdi Kanu’s parents in peace. President General , Afaraukwu community, Chief Ikechukwu Ndubueze, who briefed the media on the preparations for the burial, said the community wants a peaceful burial for their late monarch and his wife. In his words, “What we are doing is a traditional burial. The entire Afaraukwu community wants a peaceful burial. We have been meeting with the security agencies in the state. What we are doing is not an IPOB affair, we are only burying our late monarch and his wife. They should allow us bury our dead. Afaraukwu is a peaceful community. Some people don’t want us ...
Tension As Soldiers Invade IPOB Leader, Nnamdi Kanu’s Community
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Tension As Soldiers Invade IPOB Leader, Nnamdi Kanu’s Community

Residents of Afaraukwu Ibeku community, in Umuahia North Council of Abia State, the home town of the Leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Nnamdi Kanu, scampered to safety as over 100 fierce-looking soldiers invaded the community. The IPOB leader’s parents, Eze Okwu and Ugoeze Kanu, will be laid to rest on February 14, 2020, at Afaraukwa. Vanguard gathered that the situation caused tension as the residents shut their shops while others fled their homes as the soldiers patrolled the area in their armoured personnel carrier. A resident said; The soldiers numbering over 100 in nine military veterans and 2 Armored personnel carriers have been patrolling Bank road to Flo FM. “The Soldiers have blocked the entrance street to Eze Kanu’s Palace, Afaraukwa, Umuahia with their v...
Nnamdi Kanu Writes An Apology Letter To Buhari
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Nnamdi Kanu Writes An Apology Letter To Buhari

A 5-page apology letter written by Nnamdi Kanu, the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) to President Muhammadu Buhari, has resurfaced online Reports had it that, the letter dated October 23, 2015, was written by the IPOB leader after he was arrested and subsequently Detained by the Department of State Services (DSS). The letter as at that time was provided by SaharaReporters but it’s currently going viral almost five years after it first surfaced online. The letter reads as thus; “REFERENCE TO THE PRESIDENT OF THE FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF NIGERIA AS A TERRORIST, EVIL AND PAEDOPHILE IS REGRETTABLE AND UNCALLED FOR AND FOR THAT I UNRESERVABLY APOLOGISE AND WILL BE DOING SO IN A PRIVATE LETTER TO THE PRESIDENT” “I can confirm that I, Nnamdi Kanu, the leader of the In...
Nnia Nwodo Will Lose His Position, Sultan Has 23 Oil Wells – Nnamdi Kanu
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Nnia Nwodo Will Lose His Position, Sultan Has 23 Oil Wells – Nnamdi Kanu

The leader of the Indigenous People Of Biafra (IPOB), Mazi Nnamdi Kanu on Saturday evening spoke on issues concerning the Nigerian government and the agitation for Biafra. Kanu who spoke in a radio broadcast cited the continued insurgency and terrorism in the country which he attributed to the agenda of the Fulanis to fully islamise Nigeria and have full control over its people and resources. He said that ISIL and other terrorist group are gradually gaining entrance into the country because the Nigerian government supports terrorism which it uses to achieve the Fulani agenda. He also blasted the Nigeria News media houses for reporting as false, the discovery made by the IPOB about the Nigerian army secretly burying 71 Nigerian soldiers killed by the ISWAP Terrorist group. He said th...
“Air Peace Boss, Allen Onyema, Lied Against Me” – Nnamdi Kanu
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“Air Peace Boss, Allen Onyema, Lied Against Me” – Nnamdi Kanu

The leader of the Indigenous People Of Biafra, IPOB, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu has accused the CEO of Airpeace, Allen Onyema of lying against him. Speaking during a live broadcast, Kanu said Allen Onyema lied against him but he reminded him that he knows the source of his riches. According to Kanu, after his statement the Fulanis went after him because they know that IPOB will not fight for him for undermining their struggle. He said : "Allen Onyema lied against me, and I reminded him that I know the source of his riches. After my statement the Fulanis went after him, they know that IPOB will not fight for him for undermining our struggle to restore Biafra’s independence. I will not ask him further questions, I believe he has learnt his lessons." Recall that the US Attorney General’s ...
Nnamdi Kanu Blasts Nigeria Media For Portraying Referendum As A Call For War
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Nnamdi Kanu Blasts Nigeria Media For Portraying Referendum As A Call For War

leader of Indigeous people of Biafra (IPOB), Mazi Nnamdi Kanu has said that the Nigeria Media portrays any call for referendum as a call for war. The IPOB leader made this known on Twitter. He said: As Ethiopia conducts Referendum in its Sidama region, one is reminded of a similar referendum through which Adamawa became part of Nigeria. Today any demand for referendum is deemed call for war. Why? It’s because Nigeria media portrays it as such just to please the ruling Cabal. Recall that IPOB had requested for a referendum which the Nigeria federal government refused to grant them. But the IPOB leader is currently seeking assistance of foreign bodies and leaders for the actualisation of the state of Biafra. According to IPOB, the referendum is to ascertain number of those who...
IPOB Won’t Stop International Diplomatic Onslaught – Nnamdi Kanu
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IPOB Won’t Stop International Diplomatic Onslaught – Nnamdi Kanu

Leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, has vowed not to stop the group’s international diplomatic onslaught. Mr Kanu has been propagating IPOB’s agenda through Radio Biafra in London and visits to foreign parliaments. In a tweet on Thursday night, he said: “IPOB will continue the International diplomatic onslaught.” The group, which is supposedly seeking secession on behalf of the Igbo from Nigeria, had in August attacked former Deputy Senate President Ike Ekweremadu while on a visit to Nuremberg, Germany. Senator Ekweremadu was billed to give a keynote address at the Second Annual Cultural Festival and Convention organised by Ndi-Igbo Germany. He was, however, prevented from entering the venue of the gathering after being accused by IPOB members ...
Don’t Come To Nigeria If You Love Yourself, Presidential Aide Tells Nnamdi Kanu
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Don’t Come To Nigeria If You Love Yourself, Presidential Aide Tells Nnamdi Kanu

Nnamdi Kanu, leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has been advised in his best interests to stay away from Nigeria except he is ready to continue his trial for treason charges. The IPOB leader, who fled the country and has been in exile since September 2017, is seeking a return to the country for the funeral of his late mother. Speaking with DAILY INDEPENDENT ON Friday, a senior presidential aide said Kanu will be deceiving himself if he thinks he can just “stroll into the country and go out after the funeral”. “When a prisoner loses his mother and seeks permission to go and bury her, won’t the prisoner return to the prison after the conclusion of the burial? “How then can a man who is standing trial and fled the country now want to return for the bur...
Promise Not To Arrest Nnamdi Kanu If He Comes Home, Ezeife Tells FG
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Promise Not To Arrest Nnamdi Kanu If He Comes Home, Ezeife Tells FG

A former governor of Anambra State, Chief Chukwuemeka Ezeife, has appealed to the Federal Government to allow Nnamdi Kanu, leader of the proscribed Indigenous Peoples of Biafra (IPOB) come to Nigeria for his late mother’s funeral. Speaking in a chat with Daily Independent, Ezeife said the government should also make a promise not to harass or arrest Kanu throughout his stay in the country until he leaves. Ezeife who said the death of a mother is very painful said he is happy that a lot of people have been calling on the government to allow Kanu come home.
Nnamdi Kanu Replies Justice Binta Nyako Suggesting Prison To Be Safest For Him
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Nnamdi Kanu Replies Justice Binta Nyako Suggesting Prison To Be Safest For Him

Nnamdi kanu, leader of the Indigenous People Of Biafra (IPOB), has replied Justice Binta Nyako, the judge presiding over his trial. Recall that Kanu, who was based in London, UK, was arrested alongside three others on October 14, 2015, in Lagos. The federal government had charged him with treason but Binta Nyako, a judge of the federal high court in Abuja, on May 5, 2017, granted him bail after 18 months in detention on health grounds and adjourned the matter to November. However, before the adjourned date arrived, Nigerian security forces and Kanu-led IPOB had engaged in various clashes, leading to the disappearance of the group’s leader in September, 2017, after an alleged attack by Nigeria soldiers at his family house in Abia State. The Nigerian government labelled IPOB a t...
‘Nnamdi Kanu Will Return To Nigeria To Face Trial If His Safety Is Guaranteed’ – Lawyer
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‘Nnamdi Kanu Will Return To Nigeria To Face Trial If His Safety Is Guaranteed’ – Lawyer

Leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, on Thursday, told the Federal High Court, Abuja, that he was ready to face trial if his safety would be guaranteed by the court. Kanu told the presiding judge, Justice Binta Nyako, through his counsel, Ifeanyi Ejiofor. Ejiofor told the court that the application to restore the IPOB leader’s bail so that he could face his trial was filed on April 1. “We have an application for bail filed on April 1, 2019, the application was served on the prosecution and it is ripped for hearing. “We urge the court to restore his bail on the ground that the court will guarantee his safety when he comes back to the country to continue his trial,” he said. On his part, counsel to the Federal Government, Labaran Shuaibu, who told...
Lauretta Onochie Tells Nnamdi Kanu To Apply For “Zoo Visa”
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Lauretta Onochie Tells Nnamdi Kanu To Apply For “Zoo Visa”

Lauretta Onochie, President Buhari’s special assistant on social media has reacted to calls from Igbo monarch, appealing to the Federal Government to allow the leader of proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu to return to Nigeria for the burial his mother, Sally, without molestation. Recall that monarchs in Orlu, Imo state, pleaded with the presidency to allow the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra(IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, to return to the country to bury his late mum. Presidency, while reacting to the plea, through Lauretta Onochie, directed Kanu to apply for a zoo visa through the Nigerian High Commission in London and wait for approval. Lauretta, who spoke via her Twitter handle, concluded by asking if Kanu was deported in the first instance. She wrote; Mon...
Do Not Solicit My Return To Bury My Mother, I Didn’t Send You- Nnamdi Kanu
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Do Not Solicit My Return To Bury My Mother, I Didn’t Send You- Nnamdi Kanu

The leader of the Indigenous People Of Biafra, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu on Saturday reacted to news circulating the social media, that some monarchs are pleading that he should be pardoned to come home and bury his deceased mother. In his reaction to an interview granted to him by Voice Of America (VOA) Radio in Washington DC , Kanu said: "I didn't send or begged anyone to lobby the federal government of Nigeria on my behalf and will never do that. And even if such request is granted, I will not honour it because the cabals in Aso-Rock are not to dictate things for me" He continued "What I can assure you is that my mother must be buried. When she was alive she told me to do everything within my power to restore Biafra. I may attend her burial or may not but certainly the burial most b...
Imo Monachs Tell FG To Allow Nnamdi Kanu Come Home To Bury His Mother
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Imo Monachs Tell FG To Allow Nnamdi Kanu Come Home To Bury His Mother

Monarchs in Orlu, Imo State, on Thursday, appealed to the Federal Government to allow the leader of proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu to return to Nigeria for the burial his mother, Sally, without molestation. This appeal came at Amakwo Event Centre in Orsu Local Government Area of Imo State. The royal fathers led by HRM Eze Gideon Ejike said, “Kanu is not a terrorist. Terrorists kill but we are yet to see any bloodshed by Kanu. He is our hero and should be allowed to bury his mother before the beginning of next year. He deserves the honour and right as the first son to bury his mother.” The monarchs also called on the United Nations to prevail on the FG to allow Kanu to bury his dead mother without molestation. The traditional ruler of Orsu ancient kingdo...
Nnamdi Kanu Blames FG For The Death Of His Mother
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Nnamdi Kanu Blames FG For The Death Of His Mother

Kanu, who announced the mother’s death on Sunday, said she died August 30, 2019 in Germany after doctors battled unsuccessfully over a protracted illness she suffered. The freedom fighter linked federal government to the death, citing alleged soldiers’ invasion of his Umuahia, Abia State residence in September 2017. He said: “Watching her children being hunted and killed by the federal government was the cause of her illness, and today we have lost her.” He however pledged not to be deterred by the death in his struggle for the actualization of Biafra republic. “I had said before that I was ready to sacrifice anything for Biafra, and today I have sacrificed my mum. We will not be dettered, we shall continue to fight for the freedom of our people.” The IPOB leader, who di...
Buhari Must Remove Terrorist Tag On – IPOB, Group Tells UN
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Buhari Must Remove Terrorist Tag On – IPOB, Group Tells UN

An Igbo group, Voice from the East (VEAST), yesterday in Enugu pleaded with the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) to use the opportunity of its ongoing meeting in the United States of America (USA) to mount pressure of President Muhammadu Buhari to remove the terrorist tag on the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB). The group, in a statement signed by its convener, Comrade Kindness Jonah, stated that the invitation extended to the IPOB leader, Nnamdi Kanu, by the European Parliament, is evident that the group is championing self-determination. “We have been inundated with the outcome of the invitation of Mazi Nnamdi Kanu to address European Parliament on the issue of Biafra. Many have expressed reservations on the invitation by the body on somebody that the Nigerian Governmen...
All Igbos Will Support IPOB In 2023 If We Are Denied Presidency – Ezeife
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All Igbos Will Support IPOB In 2023 If We Are Denied Presidency – Ezeife

FORMER Governor of Anambra State, Dr Chukwuemeka Ezeife, weekend, said that the elderly people in South East may embrace the Nnamdi Kanu-led Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB if the other parts of Nigeria conspire and deny the zone Presidency in 2023. The elder statesman also said that the agitation and crusade being carried out by Mazi Kanu and his group where they are demanding for a referendum was forced on Ndigbo by the country. Speaking exclusively to Vanguard in Abuja, the former governor said that even if entire Nigeria rejects Ndigbo, the people would not reject themselves. Commending the non-violent approach by the IPOB leader and his group, Dr Ezeife said some of the elite in the South East had distanced themselves from the Mazi Kanu’s approach because they believed tha...
Nnamdi Kanu Reacts To Xenophobic Attacks In South Africa
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Nnamdi Kanu Reacts To Xenophobic Attacks In South Africa

Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), has finally reacted to the xenophobic attacks on Nigerians in South Africa. The recent attacks were triggered after an alleged drug dealer allegedly killed a cab driver in the nation’s capital Pretoria. Speculations that the alleged killer was a Nigerian had sparked off protests which ended up in the looting and burning of businesses owned by foreigners. Three Nigerians were said to have lost their lives in the process while scores were reportedly injured. Mazi Kanu had in a tweet on Tuesday, condemned the attacks even as he restated his desire to see the successful exit of Biafra from Nigeria as an independent state. He also accused President Muhammadu Buhari of not saying anything about the attacks. “...
Nnamdi Kanu Can Be Extradited To Nigeria – Junaid Mohammed
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Nnamdi Kanu Can Be Extradited To Nigeria – Junaid Mohammed

Elder statesman and Second Republic federal lawmaker, Junaid Mohammed, has said Nnamdi Kanu, leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) can be extradited to Nigeria to answer for some of his crimes against the country. Speaking in a chat with INDEPENDENT, Junaid, however, said the extradition should be done in accordance with the laws of the country where Kanu is currently hiding. He also warned against an attempt to abduct him like Umaru Dikko, a former Minister of Transportation. “He can be extradited to Nigeria to be dealt with if it can be proven beyond a reasonable doubt,” he said.
Nnamdi Kanu’s Letter To Japanese Authorities Concerning Buhari Visit
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Nnamdi Kanu’s Letter To Japanese Authorities Concerning Buhari Visit

The leader of the Indeginious People of Biafra (IPOB) Nnamdi Kanu, wrote a letter to the Japanese Authorities concerning President Muhammadu Buhari visit. Read below : Emperor Naruhito His Imperial Majesty Chiyoda – Tokyo Though His Excellency Ambassador Koji Tsurnoka Ambassador of Japan Embassy of Japan 101-104 Piccadilly London, WIJ7JT LETTER OF APPEAL ON THE FALSE IDENTITY OF THE IMPOSTOR PRESIDENT MOHAMMADU BUHARI AND NOTICE OF HIGH-LEVEL DECEIT ON THE INTERGRITY AND PERSON OF HIS IMPERIAL MAJESTY AND THE ESTEEMED NATION OF JAPAN In the name of God and with a deep sense of reverence for the ancient Throne of Chrysanthemum and culture of Japan, we the beleaguered Peoples of the Republic of Biafra currently entrapped in Southern Nigeria, wish to most...
Court Asked To Declare Nnamdi Kanu A Fugitive, Order His Arrest
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Court Asked To Declare Nnamdi Kanu A Fugitive, Order His Arrest

The Abuja Division of the Federal High Court has been asked to declare the leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, a fugitive. Nnamdi Kanu The plaintiff, Mr. Donald Okonkwo, who identified himself as “a law-abiding citizen” and indigene of Agbor town in Delta North Senatorial District, wants the court to determine whether the British Government, is not under obligation to repatriate the IPOB leader who he described as “a fugitive cum terrorist”, to Nigeria. Cited as defendants in legal action are the British High Commission in Nigeria, the Department of State Services, DSS, and the Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, SAN. He prayed the court to order the UK government to within 21 days after deliver...
No IPOB Member Was Arrested By German Authorities – Nnamdi Kanu
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No IPOB Member Was Arrested By German Authorities – Nnamdi Kanu

Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), has said that no member of the group was arrested by German authorities, Igbere TV reports. Kanu stated this while addressing supporters of the group during a live broadcast on Radio Biafra monitored by Igbere TV, on Sunday. He was reacting to a statement credited to Mrs Abike Dabiri-Erewa, Chairman of the Nigerians in Diaspora Commission, NIDCOM, who earlier made the allegations. Dabiri-Erewa claims comes on the heels of the attack on former Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu by members of IPOB in Germany, on Saturday. But reacting in the broadcast monitored by Igbere TV, Kanu described the report as false, maintaining that no member of the group was ever arrested. The IPOB leader added that the Ge...
Ekweremadu: Nnamdi Kanu Collected Bribe Against Igbo Presidency – Adeyanju
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Ekweremadu: Nnamdi Kanu Collected Bribe Against Igbo Presidency – Adeyanju

Convener of Concerned Nigerians, Deji Adeyanju, on Sunday reiterated his claim that leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Nnamdi Kanu, collected money from Northerners to ensure an Igbo man never becomes Nigeria’s President. Adeyanju said the attack on the Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu by IPOB members in Germany was a proof that Kanu and his group were being sponsored to compromise the South East. Senator Ekweremadu was to give a keynote address at the Second Igbo Annual Cultural Festival and Convention organised by Ndi-Igbo Germany in that city when a mob, which identified itself as members of IPOB, invaded the venue and attacked the former Deputy Senate President. Convener of Concerned Nigerians, Deji Adeyanju, on Sunday reiterated his claim that leader ...
IPOB: Nnamdi Kanu Places N1m Bounty On All Igbo Governors
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IPOB: Nnamdi Kanu Places N1m Bounty On All Igbo Governors

The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has placed a N1 million bounty on all the governors in the South East region. This was announced by leader of the group, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, during a worldwide broadcast on the IPOB official Facebook page, on Sunday. The affected governors are Dave Umahi (Ebonyi), Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi (Enugu), Okezie Ikpeazu (Abia) and Willie Obiano (Anambra). The announcement comes barely 24 hours after Senator Ike Ekweremadu, immediate past Deputy Senate President, was attacked by members of IPOB in Germany, on Saturday. Kanu had earlier praised the act of his members, while sending a note of warning to the governors and Chief Nnia Nwodo, President-General of Ohanaeze Ndigbo. This is even as the IPOB issued a directive to its members across the world to...
#RevolutionNow: Nnamdi Kanu Hails Sowore
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#RevolutionNow: Nnamdi Kanu Hails Sowore

The Leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Mazi Nnamdi Kanu has described the call for a revolution in Nigeria by activist, Omoyele Sowore is the highest form of bravery. Kanu went on to say that the arrest of Sowore by the DSS and consequent actions carried out by security agencies to stop the RevolutionNow protest on Monday is an affront to decency, justice and fair play, adding that he did nothing wrong. The IPOB leader who was reacting to the whole issue surrounding the RevolutionNow protest berated the President Mohammadu Buhari administration for describing the protest as Illegal stressing that he (Buhari) and his supporters did make similar call in 2014 for revolution and nobody got them arrested. It will be recalled that 5 years ago, the APC led by its then ...
Nnamdi Kanu Establishes Biafran Aid Foundation In The US
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Nnamdi Kanu Establishes Biafran Aid Foundation In The US

Leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu Monday announced the establishment of Biafra Aid Foundation in the United States of America. Mazi Kanu in a statement he personally signed, but made available by IPOB’s Media and Publicity Secretary, Emma Powerful, said the establishment of the foundation is in fulfilment of the promise he made during his recent tour of the United States of America. He said the foundation will enable IPOB to fast-track the restoration of Biafra and stem the tide of Fulani terror invasion of Biafra land. “During my recently concluded tour of the United States, I promised to set up a US based charitable organisation to enable us fast-track the restoration of Biafra and stem the tide of Fulani terror invasion of our land. “I am pl...
Nnamdi Kanu Releases Seven States That Will Form Biafra, Reveals System Of Government
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Nnamdi Kanu Releases Seven States That Will Form Biafra, Reveals System Of Government

The Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, leader Nnamdi Kanu has released what the system of government would be in the Sovereign State of Biafra when it is finally actualized. This was contained in a statement released on Monday signed by its Publicity Secretary, Emma Powerful, with the title, ‘THIS IS FOR THOSE OF US WHO DO NOT KNOW HOW BIAFRA SYSTEM OF GOVERNMENT WILL BE LIKE.’ The pro-Biafra group said its constitution would be written in local languages with seven nations making up the country called Biafra. The statement added, “During the interactive session with our leader, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, on 12th January 2019, OWEI KEME BRADIKUMO asked a question: “What is the proposed CONSTITUTION of the upcoming UNITED STATES of BIAFRA. Can we get a draft copy of it in the public doma...

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