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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 »

Is Nnamdi Kanu alive or dead ? UK asks Nigeria - Vanguard

The government of the United Kingdom has asked the Federal Government of Nigeria to state the whereabouts of British-Nigerian man and leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu, saying “We are seeking urgent clarification from the Nigerian ...and more »

On the eve of 57th anniversary - The Nation Newspaper

BY the time confrontations between members of Indigenous People of Biafra or IPOB and the military were reported on September 10, 11 and 12 in parts of Abia State, Nigeria's 57th independence anniversary was just over two weeks away. That is not what a ...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 »

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 »

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 »

Terrorism Has No Boundary, FG Replies US Govt on IPOB - THISDAY Newspapers

The federal government has decried the position of the United States that the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) is not a terrorist organisation. The Nigerian authority outlawed the group which is demanding an independent state of Biafra and ...and more »

So, Where is Nnamdi Kanu? - THISDAY Newspapers

Since the September 14 invasion of their Afarakwu residence in Abia State, the leader of the proscribed separatist movement, Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Mazi Nnamdi Kanu and his parents have remained unseen and unheard. One of his brothers ...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 »

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 »