News - Nnamdi Kanu

Saraki Faults Proscription Of IPOB

1 week ago /
Nation  Security 

The president of the Nigerian senate, Bukola Saraki says upon resumption from its annual recess next week Tuesday, the national assembly will immediately begin investigation into the clash between the military and members of the indigenous people of Biafra (IPOB). Saraki in a statement, called for calm and restraint by all Nigerians...

Nigerian Army Chief: Operation Python Will Continue Until It Is Satisfied

1 week ago /
Nation  Security 

The Nigerian army says its Operation Python Dance Two in the South-East of the country will continue until it is satisfied with the security situation there.   Chief of Army staff, Lieutenant General Tukur Buratai who said this at the army quarterly conference in Abuja appealed to Nigerians to shield the army...

Abia Police Command Arrests Seven Over Burning Of Ariaria Police Station, Aba

1 week ago /
Security 

The Abia state Police command has arrested seven members of the indigenous people of Biafra, IPOB, allegedly involved in the burning of the Ariaria police station, aba.  Briefing the press shortly after inspecting the station, the commissioner of police, Anthony Ogbizi said one of the police officers injured during the incident,...

Anambra Reactions On IPOB As Terrorist Group

1 week ago /
Nation 

A cross section of in Anambra state people have condemned the declaration by the defense headquarters, Abuja, which categorized the indigenous people, of Biafra, IPOB, as a terrorist group Some of the people who spoke to ait news described that decision as giving a dog a bad name just to hang...

Nigerian Military Deny Killings

1 week ago /
Security 

The Nigerian military says no one was killed during the invasion of the resident of the leader of the indigenous people of Biafra, IPOB, Nnamdi Kanu, in Afaraukwu, Umuahia, Abia State,by the army. In a telephone interview with ait, the deputy director of army public relations. 82 division, Enugu, col. Sagir...

South East Governors Hold Emergency Meeting

1 week ago /
Nation 

An emergency security meeting of governors of the south east states of Nigeria with other leaders from the region is holding at the Enugu state government house.  Four governors of Abia, Anambra, Ebonyi, and Enugu states as well as the president general of Ohaneze Ndigbo, deputy senate president and the GOC 82...

Army Invades Abia NUJ Secretariat

1 week ago /
Nation 

Over twenty soldiers invaded the Abia state secretariat of on Tuesday union of journalists, NUJ, in Umuahia, the state capital.  The heavily armed soldiers who were on a    routine patrol in Umuahia destroyed  ‎phones and Ipads belonging to journalists claiming that the objects were used to record them. Reacting to the incident,...

Army Denies Invading Kanu’s Home

2 weeks ago /
Security 

The Nigerian Army has debunked allegations that troops invaded the home of the IPOB leader Nnamdi Kanu and killed three persons as reported in the social media. In a press statement released by the 14 brigade’s assistant director of public relations, Major Oyegoke Gbadamosi, he said the troops were attacked by...

Fayose Condemns Alleged Attack On Nnamdi Kanu’s Residence

2 weeks ago /
Nation 

Ekiti State Governor Ayodele Fayose has condemned the alleged military attack on the residence of the leader of indigenous people of Biafra (IPOB) Nnamdi Kanu, saying dialogue remains the only solution to attaining peace. The governor while speaking to newsmen at the government house  in Ado Ekiti, the state capital on...

Military/IPOB Clash In Umuahia

2 weeks ago /
Security 

Normalcy has returned to Afaraukwu, Ibeku and  Umuahia, in Abia state, after Sunday’s  clash between  members of the indigenous  people of BIAFRA, IPOB and security agents. Speaking to journalists, the state police commissioner, Leye Oyebade debunked claims that three lives were lost during the encounter. The commissioner of police while saying that...

Abia Police Warns IPOB Over Illegal Security Outfit

4 weeks ago /
Security 

The Abia state police command has warned the independent people of Biafra, IPOB, to desist from establishing an illegal security outfit in the state. The state commissioner ‎of police, Adeleye Oyebade who gave the warning while parading some arrested crime suspects in the state, was reacting to Internet pictures showing some youths...

Nnamdi Kanu Sends Direct Threat Speech To President Buhari

4 weeks ago /
Nation 

Leader of the Independent People Of Biafra(IPOB) has sent a direct threat to President Buhari in his new speech made at the Boys Technical College (BTC) in Aba, Abia state, paying tribute to those reportedly killed at National High School, by security agencies.

Wike: If PDP Can Win Rivers With Stiff Opposition, Anambra Is Small Case

1 month ago /
Politics 

The Governor of Rivers State, Nyesom Wike has said the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) can win Anambra State governorship election if all members of the party in the state cooperate with its leadership. Wike who was in Anambra State to conduct the ward congress of the party with his Ekiti State...

Again, Shettima Meets Northern Elders, Arewa Coalition On Withdrawal Of Quit Notice To Igbos

1 month ago /
Nation 

In continuation of efforts aimed at withdrawing the quit notice against Igbos living in northern Nigeria, a group of northern governors represented by the Borno State Governor and Chairman of the Northern Governors’ Forum, Kashim Shettima, Wednesday met with members of the Northern Elders’ Forum (NEF) and key leaders of...

Northern Youth Group Wants Kanu, IPOB Declared Terrorists

2 months ago /
Nation 

A northern youth group that demanded Nigerians of ethnic Igbo nationality leave the northern region, have called on the United Nations to declare Indigenous People of Nigeria, IPOB, and its leader, Nnamdi Kanu, terrorists. The group on Thursday said IPOB’s continued action was a clear signal that it is committed to...

South-South Not Part Of Biafra – Youths

2 months ago /
Nation 

Niger Delta youths under the aegis of Niger Delta Youth Congress, NDYC, weekend, vowed to resist war drums by Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, in the South-South geopolitical zone of the country. This was made known by national coordinator, NDYC, Comrade Israel Uwejeyan, after an emergency meeting in Warri, Delta State, He...

Nnamdi Kanu Wasting His Time In His Call For Referendum – Presidency

2 months ago /
Nation 

The Senior Special Assistant to President Muhammadu Buhari on Prosecution, Chief Okoi Obono-Obla has said the call by the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Nnamdi Kanu and others for a referendum was a wasted effort, and without sense. Speaking with The Sun, the Presidential aide noted that restructuring...

Kanu Has No Authority To Speak For Igbos – APGA

3 months ago /
Politics 

The All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) has declared that Nnamdi Kanu, leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), has no authority to speak for the Igbo people. The party said this in reaction to the IPOB leader’s call on people to boycott the Anambra governorship election scheduled for November. In a...

Leave Jonathan Out Of Your Directionless Agitation – Kinsmen Warn Kanu

3 months ago /
Nation 

The Ogbia Brotherhood Youth Council (OBYC) has warned Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) leader, Nnamdi Kanu, to stop dragging honourable men like former President Goodluck Jonathan into his directionless agitation for a sovereign state. The OBYC, who are Jonathan’singing’ Kinsmen, in a statement signed by its National President, Dr. Laguo Gilbert,...

Nigeria Sees Surge In Separatist Sentiments

3 months ago /
Nation 

Nigeria’s government is calling for national unity after southerners were given an ultimatum to leave the country’s north, triggering renewed calls for independence elsewhere. The Arewa Youth Consultative Forum last week said Igbos living in the mainly Muslim north should go back to the largely Christian south by October 1. At least...


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