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Go after enforcers of sit-at-home orders, IPOB tells security-men

Go after enforcers of sit-at-home orders, IPOB tells security-men

•Warns against the killing of innocent Igbo youths •Court rejects Kanu’s bail request, strikes out FG’s fresh charge •Simon Ekpa tackles Nyako for refusing Kanu bail •Five gunmen arrested in Anambra •Armed arsonists set Nnewi South LGA Secretariat ablaze. By Ikechukwu Nnochiri, Chidi Nkwopara,Dennis Agbo, Chinonso Alozie & Chimaobi Nwaiwu THE Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, yesterday, said it does not have any problem with the military, particularly, the Nigerian Army’s killing of criminals and hoodlums still enforcing its long canceled Monday weekly sit-at-home order. The group said it would never support criminals making the South East unsafe for habitation,…
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Court strikes out FG’s amended charge against Kanu

Court strikes out FG’s amended charge against Kanu

Justice Binta Nyako of the Federal High Court, Abuja, on Wednesday struck out a six-count amended charge brought against the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Nnamdi Kanu. The judge threw away the fresh charges following its withdrawal by counsel to the Federal Government, Adamu Kaatu. Citing the need for the government to open the trial of Kanu after years of delay, Kaatu opted to withdraw the new charges when it was discovered the trial cannot be opened when an amended charge is pending. Apparently desperate that witnesses be called to give evidence against Kanu, the government lawyer…
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‘We are waiting for you’ IPOB dares Herdsmen over threat to take over Igboland

‘We are waiting for you’ IPOB dares Herdsmen over threat to take over Igboland

The Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, has replied to the alleged threat by some group of herders to attack and take over the entire South-1East geopolitical zone. According to reports, there has been threat by the herdsmen to invade the region and take over the land as they have done to other places across the country. The spokesman of the secessionist group, Emma Powerful, while reacting to a statement by a former Head of State, General Yakubu Gowon, lamenting the killings in Benue State by suspected Fulani herdsmen, said they are waiting for them (herdsmen) to do their worst in…
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Opinion on 1966 Coup: Pastor Tunde Bakare and the Lies of a failed State

Opinion on 1966 Coup: Pastor Tunde Bakare and the Lies of a failed State

By Chuks Iloegbunam. Pastor Tunde Bakare of The Citadel Global Community Church recently spoke through his hat while preaching a sermon. He told his congregation that, during the January 15, 1966 military action that toppled the First Republic, the soldiers that took Prime Minister Abubakar Tafawa Balewa removed his turban, poured wine on his head and force-fed him with the alcohol. For abominating him, Balewa, just before he was shot, pronounced a curse on Ndigbo, to the effect that no one from the ethnic group will ever dare rule over Nigeria. Mr. Bakare’s story, fanciful as it sounds, is a…
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DSS prevented Kanu from changing clothes – Lead counsel

DSS prevented Kanu from changing clothes – Lead counsel

…says health deteriorating …case comes up today For the umpteenth time, the Department of State Services has refused to allow the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu to change his clothes, head of his legal team, Ifeanyi Ejiofor has said. He also said that Kanu’s health status was gradually deteriorating due to poor medical treatment. According to him, the IPOB leader has also expressed optimism that he would get justice in the case scheduled for Friday April 8 before Justice Binta Nyako of a Federal High Court in Abuja. Kanu is facing trial over alleged links…
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