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FG explains why it labelled IPOB a terrorist group - Vanguard

ABUJA – THE Federal Govern-ment, yesterday, disa-greed with the United States of America on the status of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB. It described as “unfortunate” and “unacceptable” the position of the US government over Nigeria's ...and more »

Could IPOB go the way of Boko Haram? - Daily Trust

By Ryan Cummings, Africa Check | Publish Date: Sep 30 2017 2:00AMWhile a Boko Haram-like militarisation of a group seeking to secede from Nigeria is not a foregone conclusion, a continued state crackdown on it could at the very least swell its support ...and more »

Nnamdi Kanu not in custody of Military, DHQ tells IPOB - Vanguard

ABUJA-THE Defence Headquarters, Friday, declared that it does not know the whereabouts of leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Nnamdi Kanu. Leader of Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu. This came as it asked citizens not to ...and more »

IPOB Leader, Kanu, Not in Our Custody, DHQ Insists - THISDAY Newspapers

Following the growing concerns about the whereabouts of the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, the Defence Headquarters (DHQ) yesterday said the IPOB leader was not under its custody and could not be responsible for his ...and more »

Nigeria Risks Wider Destabilization With Its Crackdown on Biafra Separatists - World Politics Review

With the arrest of 60 supporters of the Biafra separatist movement this week, Nigeria has taken a step closer to provoking a violent insurgency in the southeastern region of the country. As tensions rise, both the government and the separatists are ...and more »

Buhari strong enough to tackle agitations — Ogbotobo - Daily Trust

By Saawua Terzungwe | Publish Date: Sep 28 2017 2:10AMComrade Wilfred Frank is the Convener/Coordinator, South-South Legacy Forum, member, National Renewal Committee of the defunct Congress for Progressive Change (CPC) and founding member of the All ...and more »

New Video Captures Moments During Nigerian Army Massacre At Nnamdi Kanu's Home – Perry Brimah - National Mirror

A new video appears to present the frightening moment the Nigerian army assaulted the home of Biafra separatist leader, Nnamdi Kanu in Umuahia in Abia state. The video captures the sounds and early bits of destruction that took place on September 14th ...and more »

S-East senators meet Buhari over tension in the region - Vanguard

ABUJA— Senators from South-East, Tuesday, met with President Muhammadu Buhari over the tension generated in the region as a result of the activities of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB. This came as the President General of Ohanaeze Ndigbo, Chief ...and more »

The Nigerian State and the National Question: A genuine Marxist approach - In Defence of Marxism

Like a hydra-headed monster, once again, ethnic tension has risen to near boiling point, threatening to tear Nigeria apart. This time around, it is the renewed call for secession of the South Eastern region (the Igbos) from Nigeria by the “Indigenous ...and more »

Nigeria dismisses Biafra separatist drive as 'storm in a tea cup' - Financial Times

The brewing separatist movement in Biafra is a “storm in a tea cup” fomented by a “few noisy people” from the diaspora, according to Lai Mohammed, Nigeria's information minister. The attempt by the government of Africa's most populous nation to ...and more »