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Biafra Independence Movement (BIM) has expressed dismay at the order by Justice Kemakolam Ojiako of Owerri High Court to commit Ralph Uwazuruike, its leader, to prison custody for a period of one month, “in a matter that had been appealed and slated for hearing on October 2, 2019”.
Pro-Biafra group, the Movement for Actualisation of the Sovereign State of Biafra (MASSOB), has declared that it was not against Ohaneze Ndigbo on their demands for the restructuring but allayed fear that the clamour for restructuring of Nigeria may hit the rocks.
Forty-seven arrested members of the Movement for the Actualisation of the Sovereign State of Biafra/Biafra’s Independent Movement (MASSOB/BIM) will be prosecuted for alleged impersonation, the Commissioner of Police in Abia, Mr Anthony Ogbizi, has said.
Operatives of the Delta State police command, on Tuesday, dislodged members of the Movement for the Actualisation of Sovereign State of Biafra (MASSOB) and Biafra Independent Movement (BIM) who had gathered at Oko, near Asaba to celebrate the 18th anniversary of Biafra as declared by Ralph Uwazuruike.
Security operatives, on Tuesday, arrested over 10 members of the Movement for the Actualisation of the Sovereign State of Biafra (MASSOB) and Biafra Independent Movement (BIM), when they staged an anniversary rally, in Port Harcourt, Rivers State.
Dr Udegbunam who spoke in a chat with journalists at Nsukka also cited the clash in ideology between IPOB and other pro-Biafra groups like the Movement for the Actualization of Sovereign State of Biafra, MASSOB, and the Biafra Independence Movement, BIM, as reasons the planned sit-at-home will fail.
The Movement for the Actualization of the Sovereign State of Biafra (MASSOB) has rebuked the leader of Biafra Independent Movement (BIM), Chief Ralph Uwazuruike, for declaring May 22 as Biafra Day against the May 30 declaration of late Dim Chukwuemeka Oduegwu Ojukwu, who instituted the Republic of Biafra in 1967.
Ahead of the celebration of the 51 anniversary of Biafra Independence, scheduled for Tuesday, May 22 , the Movement for the Actualisation of the Sovereign State of Biafra (MASSOB) and the Biafra Independent Movement (BIM) have warned security agencies to steer clear of the activities lined up for the celebration.
Founder and leader of Biafra Independence Movement, BIM, Chief Ralph Uwazuruike, has attributed all the attacks and killings in various parts of the country by herdsmen to a planned islamisation of the country by the President Muhammadu Buhari-led Federal Government.
As part of activities lined up for the 18th year of re-declaration of the New Biafra which took place in Aba, Abia state on May 22, 2,000, founder of Biafra Independence Movement, BIM, Chief Ralph Uwazuruike, has directed all BIM members to march on major federal roads within its territories on Tuesday, May 22, this year.
Prince Emmanuel Kanu, the younger brother of the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Nnamdi Kanu, has alleged that leader of the Biafra Movement, BIM, Ralph Uwazuruike, kidnapped the IPOB founder and also sold him to the military.
The Benue State Police Command has revealed that its personnel recently engaged some herdsmen in a gun duel in Ayilamo, Logo Local Government Area of the state, where one of the cattle headers was killed in the process.
The Biafra Independent Movement, BIM, has warned South East Governors against providing any land for the proposed Cattle Colony in any state of South East, saying it amounts to putting Biafrans Igbo under Fulani Herdsmen siege, and will therefore, resist any such move by the Governor of any Igbo State.
Chief Ralph Uwazuruike, the leader of Biafra Independence Movement, BIM, has said that Igbo people are superior race in Africa.
Leader of Biafra Independence Movement and founder of Movement for Actualization of Sovereign State of Biafra (BIM-MASSOB), Chief Ralph Uwazuruike, on Sunday, criticised the leadership of the apex Igbo socio-cultural group, Ohaneze Ndigbo, and some he described as ‘selfish politicians’ over their recent perceived negative comments on the Biafra struggle.
Yerima said that the issuance of the notice was sequel to the abusive language and insults hauled on the people of the North by Nnamdi Kanu, the leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB).
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