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NIGERIA POLITICS: IPOB: The Ants, the Hyenas and the Purveyors of Falsehood

NIGERIA POLITICS: IPOB: The Ants, the Hyenas and the Purveyors of Falsehood

It is hate to force people to lie down face-deep in muddy waters and force them to drink the water under the watchful eyes of a genocidal army. It is even more hateful to kill armless civilians in their sleep as was the case in the invasion of Nnamdi Kanu’s ancestral home recently.

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NIGERIA POLITICS: IPOB Financial Headquarters Not Located in France: Embassy of France Says

NIGERIA POLITICS: IPOB Financial Headquarters Not Located in France: Embassy of France Says

France statement reads, “The Embassy of France was surprised by the statement made yesterday by the Minister of Information and Culture indicating that the “financial headquarters” of IPOB were in France.

“We don’t have any knowledge of a particular presence of IPOB in France and the Nigerian authorities never got in touch with the Embassy on this point.

“We stand ready to examine any information which could support this statement.

“Furthermore, we would like to reiterate that France actively cooperates with Nigeria in the field of security and that we strongly support the unity of the country.

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NIGERIA POLITICS: Time to Tame IPOB Agitation, Lest History Repeats Itself

NIGERIA POLITICS: Time to Tame IPOB Agitation, Lest History Repeats Itself

It is time to end ‘agitations’ for securing narrow political interests which in the end don’t even address the cause of such agitation which are socio-economic and widespread in nature. A Yoruba man heralded the current republic riding on the grievances of the Southwest in the June 12 imbroglio; a Goodluck Jonathan got to presidency under the agitation of Niger Deltans for resource control. Looking back neither the country nor the zones which produced these leaders could point to any meaningful development, despite humongous advantage in foreign earnings.

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NIGERIA POLITICS: The Biafra, IPOB Terrorist Threat And The Need to Stamp Out Genocide

NIGERIA POLITICS: The Biafra, IPOB Terrorist Threat And The Need to Stamp Out Genocide

There will be no good outcome here. The Federal Government must (in accordance with the law) declare the Biafra seeking IPOB movement a terrorist organization. Newspaper organizations should be warned that there is a thin line between reporting events and serving as propaganda vehicles for the terrorist organization.

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NIGERIA POLITICS: Curfew in Southeastern Nigeria After Clashes

NIGERIA POLITICS: Curfew in Southeastern Nigeria After Clashes

The curfew, which will run from 6:00 pm to 6:00 am, was announced by the Abia state governor late on Tuesday, who told residents to remain at home and avoid any form of confrontation with the security forces or military. Abia governor Okezie Ikpeazu suggested the presence of soldiers, who began operations against kidnapping and violent crime across southern Nigeria this week, may be at the root of tensions. He attributed Sunday’s clashes to the start of the crackdown on crime, which is codenamed “Python Dance II”.

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NIGERIA POLITICS: Biafra Agitation Must Continue: Nnamdi Kanu Says, Rejects Southeast Governors Plea

NIGERIA POLITICS: Biafra Agitation Must Continue: Nnamdi Kanu Says, Rejects Southeast Governors Plea

During the meeting which was attended by constitutional lawyer, Prof Ben Nwabueze and Deputy Secretary General, Igbo Leaders of Thought (ILT), Evangelist Elliot Uko, Nnamdi Kanu was said to have remained adamant on restoration of Biafra.

“They begged him to drop Biafra agitation but he shook his head. That’s why they decided to have further discussions with him and his group,” the insider said.

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NIGERIA POLITICS: Ohanaeze is Right, You Are Biased Against Kanu, Another Igbo Group Fires FG

NIGERIA POLITICS: Ohanaeze is Right, You Are Biased Against Kanu, Another Igbo Group Fires FG

“We have also instructed our foreign attorneys to commence immediate action against the federal government at The Hague for aiding and abetting crimes against humanity through their neglect, failure and or refusal to arrest Fulani herdsmen terrorists, an action that has led to numerous loss of innocent lives in genocidal proportions, if Nnamdi Kanu’s rights and those of any Igbo son and daughter continues to be violated by the federal government. Any attempt to re-arrest Nnamdi Kanu without allowing the on-going court processes to run its course would surely spell doom for the nation”, it concluded.

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NIGERIA POLITICS: South East Nigeria, the Overarching Cries for Secession and the Ticking ‘Time Bomb’

NIGERIA POLITICS: South East Nigeria, the Overarching Cries for Secession and the Ticking ‘Time Bomb’

Mazi Nnamdi Kanu continues headstrong with his agitations for the official creation and recognition of the Republic of Biafra without caring whose ox is gored and he seem to be buoyed by the rousing welcome he continues to receive in his various consultations and visits to the inner reaches of the south east.

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NIGERIA POLITICS: You Reject Restructuring at the Nation’s Peril, Activist tell Buhari

NIGERIA POLITICS: You Reject Restructuring at the Nation’s Peril, Activist tell Buhari

Buhari and his underground political power string pullers are pretending not to understand that the principle of self determination is a universal norm and not a vice. It was on the same principle that nationalists pillared our movement for self rule that peaked with the lowering of the Union Jack on 1st October 1960. It is on this same principle that IPOB are advocating for a referendum for South Eastern Region. This is legal and fair game!

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NIGERIA POLITICS: Boko Haram, Not IPOB, is the Threat to Nigeria’s Security, Igbo Group Fires Back at Arewa Youth

NIGERIA POLITICS: Boko Haram, Not IPOB, is the Threat to Nigeria’s Security, Igbo Group Fires Back at Arewa Youth

IRA, has replied the Arewa Youth Assembly, who called on Acting President Yemi Osinbajo to arrest the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, for what it termed “threat to national security”.

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NIGERIA POLITICS: Declare Nnamdi Kanu, IPOB ‘Terrorists’: Northern Youth Group to United Nations

NIGERIA POLITICS: Declare Nnamdi Kanu, IPOB ‘Terrorists’: Northern Youth Group to United Nations

“We became concerned that Kanu has finally crossed the boundaries of Nigerian laws and has blatantly breached international laws that specifically frown at the use of terror to achieve a goal”.

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NIGERIA POLITICS: Of Arewa Youths, IPOB And Other Messengers From Hell

NIGERIA POLITICS: Of Arewa Youths, IPOB And Other Messengers From Hell

Most importantly, it is serving Igbo with the real dangers in encouraging such irresponsible acts as IPOB and Nnamdi Kanu levied since 2015.

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NIGERIA POLITICS: ‘2019 Biafra Land Will Not Vote for Any President’: Kanu, IPOB Leader

NIGERIA POLITICS: ‘2019 Biafra Land Will Not Vote for Any President’: Kanu, IPOB Leader

“Nigerian government should build as many prisons as possible to jail all Biafrans,” Nnamdi Kanu, leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) says.

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NIGERIA POLITICS: The Subversive Biafran Agitation, Ethnic Responses and The Nigerian Government

NIGERIA POLITICS: The Subversive Biafran Agitation, Ethnic Responses and The Nigerian Government

The Nigerian constitution makes clear that the unity of Nigeria is indivisible. That said, the constitution allows for changes and provides mechanisms through which changes can be effected. If a tribe within the Nigerian nation state wants out, it must do so within the parameters of the Nigerian constitution. The Federal Government is therefore handling matters very well. The behaviour of the Igbo elite has been disgraceful. They have now fully embraced the racist thug and now self acclaimed supreme leader Nnamdi Kanu.

Any casual listener to Radio Biafra when it was hosted by Kanu can attest to the most repugnant racist slurs and stereo types that were directed at the North and the Yoruba. This climate of hate speech has now been a feature of Igbo internet warriors all over the net.

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NIGERIA POLITICS: Biafra at 50: You have Done Well, Nzuko Umunna Tells Ndigbo

NIGERIA POLITICS: Biafra at 50: You have Done Well, Nzuko Umunna Tells Ndigbo

We must not fail to sincerely appreciate the Ohanaeze Ndigbo and all the South East governors for their cooperation and show of statesmanship while the Day lasted.

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NIGERIA POLITICS: Release Deji Adeyanju Now or Face the Consequence, Civil Society Groups Warn Police

NIGERIA POLITICS: Release Deji Adeyanju Now or Face the Consequence, Civil Society Groups Warn Police

Deji Adeyanju is a peaceful activist. None of the rallies he called or participated in has ever gone violent.

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NIGERIA POLITICS: The Imperative of Rule of Law in Nnamdi Kanu’s Case

NIGERIA POLITICS: The Imperative of Rule of Law in Nnamdi Kanu’s Case

The case of Nnamdi Kanu and Buhari – and not necessarily the Nigerian state (if you ask me) – is no longer within the commonsensical discretion of Buhari.

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NIGERIA POLITICS: Secret Trial Of Nnamdi Kanu Takes Center Stage

NIGERIA POLITICS: Secret Trial Of Nnamdi Kanu Takes Center Stage

IPOB leader Nnamdi Kanu and his co-accused, Chidiebere Onwudiwe, Benjamin Madubugwu and David Nwawuis, are facing an amended 11-count charge against them.

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NIGERIA POLITICS: South East Summit: Day President Buhari Could Not Visit Igboland

NIGERIA POLITICS: South East Summit: Day President Buhari Could Not Visit Igboland

Are the Igbo the only ones who drive cars that need to be checked by the Customs?

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NIGERIA POLITICS: The Case For Pro-Biafra Agitators In Nigeria

NIGERIA POLITICS: The Case For Pro-Biafra Agitators In Nigeria

Buhari government is yet to come out with a video record showing members of Nigerian armed forces killed or that are killed by the pro-Biafra agitators.

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