Security

We Know Countries Funding IPOB – FG

The Federal Government of Nigeria has disclosed that it has a directory of countries sympathetic to the separatist group, the Indigenous People Of Biafra, IPOB. Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed made this known, Tuesday, when he appeared on the Nigerian Television Authority, NTA’s, “Good Morning Nigeria”. “Terrorists do[Read More…]

Buhari Signs Proclamation of IPOB as Terrorist Oganisation

According to a report by THISDAY, President Muhammadu Buhari, before leaving Nigerian on Sunday, signed a proclamation declaring separatist group, the Indigenous People Of Biafra, IPOB, a terrorist organisation. The report which claimed sources in the office of the Attorney General of the Federation, Abubakar Malami, said “Buhari’s decision to[Read More…]

Northern Governors Visit Abia Over IPOB

Governors from Six states in northern Nigeria led by the Chairman of the Northern Governors Forum, Kashim Shettima, today, Monday, paid a solidarity visit to Abia State as a result of clashes between the Indigenous People Of Biafra, IPOB, and the Nigerian Army, Channels Tv reports. Among the northern governors[Read More…]

10 Die In Borno Suicide Attack

10 persons have been reported killed by suicide bombers in Borno State, northeast Nigeria, Channels Tv reports. According to the Police state command, the attacks were carried out late on Sunday and on Monday morning. “Yesterday (September 17), at about 2230hrs, some suspects, reasonably believed to be Boko Haram terrorists,[Read More…]

FG Cautions Online Publishers Over Fake Photos and Videos From IPOB

Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, has cautioned Nigerian Online publishers against the prevalence of fake images and videos doctored by the Indigenous People Of Biafra, IPOB, online. Mohammed said the group has gone through the rigors of doctoring images and videos from “harvested from other parts of Africa[Read More…]

Abia Crisis: Jonathan Calls For Council Of State To Intervene

Former president, Goodluck Jonathan called for Nigerians to show restraint. He called on Nigerian elites to sue for peaceful coexistence, adding that all Nigerians ought to be treated with respect irrespective of their ethnicity. Although Jonathan did not make any particular reference to the clashes between what has now been[Read More…]

Aba Crises: If We Were At War, Story Would’ve Been Different – Army

The Nigerian Army has said it is not at war with any ethnic group, or group of persons in South East Nigeria. The Director, Army Public Relations, Sani Usman said this on the network service of the Federal Radio Corporation of Nigeria, FRCN, Friday, Sept. 15. Usman responding to questions[Read More…]

Abia Crises: Army’s 7 Reasons Why IPOB Is Now A Terrorist Group

The Nigerian Army has given seven reasons why it believes separatist group Indigenous People Of Biafra, IPOB, is now a terrorist group. In a statement release to newsmen, the Director Defense Information, John Enenche, said the group’s claims of having a “national guard”, a “secret service” and “extortion of innocent[Read More…]

JUST IN: Python Dance: We Are Not Withdrawing Troops From S/East – Army

Contrary to reports in the media also carried by this platform, the Nigerian Army has debunked claims that it is withdrawing troops from the southeast, especially Abia State.   In a press release by the Director, Army Public Relations, Gen. Sani Usman, the army said the exercise will continue as[Read More…]

IPOB Considering Violent Response, Kanu Says, Despite Stop and Search Video

The leader of the separatist group Indigenous People Of Biafra, IPOB, Nnamdi Kanu has said the group is consulting with its “directorate of state (DOS) headquartered in Germany, to consider if it should respond violently to the military occupation of south east Nigeria, and Aba in particular. Kanu announced this[Read More…]