Biafra: Actor, Ikem Owoh reveals only thing that will keep Igbos in Nigeria – Daily Post Nigeria

Veteran Nollywood actor, Nkem Owoh, popularly known as Osuofia, has stated that marginalization was a key cause of the agitations by some Igbo groups.He said the only way Igbos will be happy to stay in Nigeria was if the country can live in justice and equity, by giving the Igbos their rights. He also said that if Igbos were treated like people of other parts of the country, they will give staying in Nigeria a try but since the actions of Nigerian authorities towards them is not ‘accommodating’ “then we…

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Biafra: Anyone who says Igbo nation will not be achieved will die – Nnamdi Kanu warns – Daily Post Nigeria

The leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Nnamdi Kanu on Tuesday warned that anyone who insists that Biafra will not be achieved will die. Kanu issued the warning while addressing a crowd of IPOB members at the palace of His Royal Majesty, Eze I.O Kanu in Isiama Afara Ukwu, Umuahia, Abia State. The IPOB leader reiterated his resolve towards the struggle for the actualisation of Biafra Republic. The IPOB leader also declared that there will be no more election in the South-East region starting with Anambra State until…

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IPOB directs schools to begin teaching of Biafra history – Daily Post Nigeria

The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has written to schools in South East to commence the use of geography text books with the bight of Biafra to teach history. The group said it had secured the cooperation of Biafran researchers all over the world to pay grants to schools that comply with the directive. It also called on schools in Biafraland to commence the teaching of history especially pre-colonial Biafra and 1914 amalgamation. A press release by the group’s publicity secretary, Emma Powerful stated that; “Schools that sign up to…

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Leave North now – Coalition of Biafra agitators tells Igbos – Daily Post Nigeria

The umbrella body of all the groups agitating for the actualization of the sovereign state of Biafra, known as Biafra People National Council, BPNC, has described the quit notice issued on the Igbos by the coalition of Arewa youths as a divine intervention. The group also called on Igbo people living in the northern region not to have confidence on the promises by Northern politicians and the federal government to protect them, urging them to take the threat seriously and start running down to Biafran land. BPNC also begged owners…

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Biafra: Turkish diplomat visits Nnamdi Kanu [PHOTOS] – Daily Post Nigeria

The President of the International Nations Commercial Association in Turkey, Abdulkadir Erkahraman has visited the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, in his home town in Isiama Afara, Umuahia, Anambra State. Kanu, while receiving Erkahraman said the Turkish citizen’s visit was in line with IPOB’s plan to solidify the actualization of Biafra. The IPOB leader said the agitation of the freedom of Biafra has become so loud that the international community cannot fail to recognize the efforts by the group. Kanu said, “There will come a time when…

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How Biafra can be achieved immediately – Asari Dokubo – Daily Post Nigeria

Niger Delta ex-militant leader, Alhaji Asari Dokubo, has highlighted ways the Igbos and other ethnic groups seeking the actualization of a sovereign state called Biafra can achieve their dream sooner than expected. Asari called on Biafra agitators not to entertain fear in search of what he described as their legitimate right, adding that it is time for everyone to stand up and fight for what they believe in diplomatically. DAILYPOST had quoted the ex-militant saying that, asking him if he is a Biafran is like asking if his name is…

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Afenifere: Igbos Eviction From The North – The Beginning Of Nigeria’s End

Pan-Yoruba political organisation, Afenifere has reacted to the three months eviction notice issued by the Coalition of Northern Youths, ordering the Igbos to vacate the North. While urging Northern elders to call their youths to order, Yinka Odumakin, a spokesperson for the group warned that the eviction notice may be the beginning of the end for Nigeria. “Carrying out their threats would be a prelude to another pogrom. These elements have over the years showed theirpropensity to attack people, but like Chinua Achebe said, they are holding a knife to the…

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Are IPOB activities to blame for the Kaduna Declaration? » YNaija

by Alexander O. Onukwue One can speculate that the ‘Arewa’ meeting which took place in Kaduna, Tuesday, and produced a declaration against continued association with Igbos was a response to the activities of the IPOB, the South-Eastern group. Citing unruliness, cultural degeneracy and even masking as Fulani herdsmen to perpetrate atrocities, the group claimed to want no more with “acrimonious Igbo partners”. The group claimed to be grieved by the sit-at-home encouraged by the Nnamdi Kanu-inspired group on May 30, the 50th anniversary of the declaration of the State of Biafra…

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BREAKING: Biafra: El-Rufai orders arrest of youths who gave Igbos three months to leave North – Daily Post Nigeria

Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai, has ordered the arrest of people behind the three-month quit notice given to Igbos to leave the North. In a statement signed by his spokesman, Samuel Aruwan, El-Rufai strongly condemned, “the inciting, hate speech delivered by some self-appointed ‘northern youths.” El-Rufai said, ”the Kaduna State Government has directed that its Ministry of Justice should prepare charges and prosecute the signatories and anyone complicit in arranging this egregious assault on the rights of fellow citizens.” The Governor condemned the action of the groups, and assured every…

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Biafra: Senator Shehu Sani reacts to order asking Igbos to vacate North – Daily Post Nigeria

Lawmaker representing Kaduna Central, Senator Sani Shehu, has reacted to threat issued by a Northern group that Igbos should vacate the North, saying no ethnic group has the right to eject another ethnic group in the country. Recall that the spokesperson of a Northern Coalition group, Coalition of Northern Youths, CNY, Abdulaziz Suleiman, had ordered Igbos to vacate the region in three months. Speaking yesterday, Suleiman had said the entire Northern Nigeria was done with coexisting with the Igbos and was asking that “all Igbos currently residing in any part…

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