Tag: biafra

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Op-ed EditorSeptember 21, 2017

Femi Fani-Kayode: The danger of branding IPOB a terrorist group

by Femi Fani-Kayode Given the unfolding events in our country, I believe that this is the time for deep introspection ...

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AzeezSeptember 21, 2017

IPOB members already printed passports, currencies – Presidency

Garba Shehu, Special Adviser to the President Muhammadu Buhari has said the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has already printed ...

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Op-ed EditorSeptember 21, 2017

Opinion: Biafra will not die

by Ayo-Bankole Akintujoye A few months ago, I wrote about reasons why the call for Biafra, as is currently being ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiSeptember 21, 2017

FG accuses France, UK of “aiding” IPOB

The Federal Government has blamed the United Kingdom for its lack-lustre attitude towards the activities of the Indigenous People of ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiSeptember 20, 2017

“We are concerned at the exposure of traits of terrorism in IPOB” | Former Senator writes letter to the UN

Nigeria’s senate president during the end of the third republic, Ameh Ebute has reportedly written a letter to the UN over ...

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Op-ed EditorSeptember 19, 2017

Opinion: How Nnamdi Kanu happened to Nigeria

by Bura-Bari Nwilo   In 2017, children given birth to in 1970 would be 47 years old. These are people ...

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AzeezSeptember 19, 2017

Why Muslims, non-Biafrans in the S’East have nothing to fear – IPOB

The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has denied burning a mosque at Igboeze North Local Government Area of Enugu State. The ...

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Op-ed EditorSeptember 19, 2017

Fisayo Soyombo: A million pythons cannot dance away the Biafra question

by ‘Fisayo Soyombo   Peace cannot be kept by force; it can only be achieved by understanding. — Albert Einstein ...

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AzeezSeptember 18, 2017

Biafra: Northern governors visit Abia

Some northern governors have paid a solidarity visit to Abia state governor, Okezie Ikpeazu. This is after President Muhammadu Buhari ...

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AzeezSeptember 18, 2017

Buhari sends northern governors to S’East over Biafra agitation

President Muhammadu Buhari has sent a delegation of Northern governors to the South-East on peace mission, TheCable reports. The President ...

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EditorSeptember 18, 2017

Ikpeazu’s pro-activeness in averting bloodshed in Abia takes him to #1 on the YNaija Effectiveness Ranking for Governors

Tensions are high in the country at the moment and one wrong move from anyone in power can set the ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiSeptember 18, 2017

Turkey dissociates self from citizen who expressed support for Biafra

The Turkish Embassy in Nigeria has dissociated itself from a Turkish citizen, Abdülkadir Erkahraman, who has expressed support for the leader ...

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AzeezSeptember 17, 2017

IPOB is not a terrorist organisation – Ohanaeze

Igbo Socio-political group, Ohanaeze Ndigbo has said the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) is not a terrorist organisation. The defence ...

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AzeezSeptember 17, 2017

Igbos are not in support of Nigeria’s division – Okorocha

Imo State governor, Rochas Okorocha has said no Igbo person will support the division of Nigeria. Okorocha spoke on Saturday at ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiSeptember 16, 2017

Why we banned the activities of IPOB – Umahi

Chairman of the Southeast Governors forum and Governor of Ebonyi, Dave Umahi Saturday, said the governors of the region had ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiSeptember 16, 2017

The YNaija Cover this evening – the 16th of September

Follow the stories and analyses on YNaija: Political and religious leaders should lead Biafra struggle not the youth – Mbaka ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiSeptember 16, 2017

We are not terrorists, we are not violent – IPOB responds

The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) yesterday downplayed the declaration by the Defence Headquarters, that the group is a “militant ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiSeptember 15, 2017

Southeast governors ban all IPOB activities

The governors of the Southeast have proscribed all the activities of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) and called on its leadership ...

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Op-ed EditorSeptember 15, 2017

Femi Fani-Kayode: The homicidal rhythm of Buhari’s Python Dance

by Femi Fani-Kayode     On the 15th September 2016, one year ago today, I wrote the following. “You bathed ...

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AzeezSeptember 15, 2017

Why were you silent on Nnamdi Kanu’s calls for war? | Garba Shehu replies Ezekwesili

The Presidency has berated former Minister of Education, Oby Ezekwesili, for accusing President Muhammadu Buhari of being a tribal leader. Senior ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiSeptember 14, 2017

IPOB agitation just a “childish act” – Okorocha

The governor of Imo, Rochas Okorocha Thursday, described the agitation by the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) for a Biafra ...

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AzeezSeptember 14, 2017

FG should have allowed S’East governors interface with Kanu – Fayose

Ekiti State governor, Ayodele Fayose has condemned the operation python dance being embarked upon by the Army in the South-East. ...

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AzeezSeptember 14, 2017

Nnamdi Kanu’s Biafra agitation is child’s play – Okorocha

Imo State governor, Rochas Okorocha has described Nnamdi Kanu’s agitation for Biafra as child’s play. Okorocha spoke in Wednesday after ...

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Samuel OkikeSeptember 14, 2017

The Big 5: Labour congress to begin indefinite strike; NASS postpones resumption; and other top stories

Good Morning. Here are the top 5 stories you should be monitoring today: The United Labour Congress has threatened that ...

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AzeezSeptember 14, 2017

The YNaija Tracklist: Stop being a tribal leader, Ezekwesili tells Buhari | National Assembly postpones resumption by one week | More stories

From the papers this morning – a tracklist. Panic as armed IPOB members search buses for Hausas (WATCH) – YNaija ...

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AzeezSeptember 14, 2017

Biafra agitations aimed at making Nigeria ungovernable for Buhari – Northern coalition

The Coalition of Northern Groups (CNG) on Wednesday said the agitations for Biafra is an attempt to topple the government ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiSeptember 13, 2017

Nnamdi Kanu says “non-violent” struggle will be re-considered

The leader of the Indigenous People Of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu Wednesday, announced that his Pro-Biafra group would reconsider its “non-violent” ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiSeptember 13, 2017

‘Soldiers torture men suspected to be members of IPOB’ (WATCH)

A video showing soldiers of the Nigerian Army torturing men believed to be members of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) ...

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Samuel OkikeSeptember 13, 2017

“Is force really necessary, FG?” | Reactions trail Operation Python Dance 2

The social media space has been torn in two since the recent debacle between the Nigerian Army and the leader ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiSeptember 13, 2017

Why Nnamdi Kanu is to blame for the face-off with the military – Southeast group

The South East Renewal Group (SERG) has blamed the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) Nnamdi Kanu for ...

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