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Biafra: Nnamdi Kanu gives federal government fresh conditions for dialogue

The leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, has given the Federal Government fresh condition upon which he would sit at a round table with Nigerian Government officials to discuss the issue of the Biafran struggle.

Imo council chief raises alarm over ‘herdsmen invasion of farmlands’

Transition Committee Chairman of Mbaitoli Local Government Area of Imo State, Canice Mbah, has raised the alarm over alleged incessant invasion of their farmland by the Fulani herdsmen in the state. =
A protestor gestures as he takes part in a demonstration in Durban, South Africa, on May 30, 2019 during a Freedom March for Biafra held worldwide and organised by the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) to mark the anniversary of the unilateral declaration of independence in 1967 that sparked a brutal 30-month civil war in Nigeria. (Photo AFP)

IPOB declares ‘war’ on Fulani herdsmen in Southeast

The Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, on Monday declared that it won’t allow Fulani herders under the auspices of Miyetti Allah associations in the South East.

Fulani herdsmen set for court over Oyo anti-open grazing bill

Oyo State Open Rearing and Grazing Regulation Bill 2019, which has already passed through second reading at the state House of Assembly, may run into a hitch as Fulani herdsmen in the state have resolved to approach court to stop it.
Benjamin Onwuka

Biafra Zionists vow to launch new currency

The Biafra Zionists Federation, BZF, has disclosed plans to launch new currency as part of their push for a Republic of Biafra.
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Anti-Grazing Bill not practicable – Fulani group

Various Fulani associations on Wednesday stormed the Oyo State House of Assembly, venue of the public hearing on a bill for a law to prohibit open grazing in the state, voicing their stand against the bill.
Herdsmen

Tension in Akwa Ibom community as ‘herders’ kill farmer

Nkek community in Ukanafun Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom State is on edge following the death of one Lucky Christopher Udoakpan allegedly killed by Fulani herdsmen.
Edwin Kiagbodo Clark

Edwin Clark: Nigeria today not what our past heroes foresaw

Chief Edwin Clark, a nationalist who served under former Head of State, General Yakubu Gowon, as Federal Commissioner for Information has revealed that Nigeria today is not what the nation’s heroes past foresaw.

Anambra governor didn’t tell Fulanis to pay N500,000 for killing any person

Anambra State government yesterday described as untrue the reports circulating in the social media that Governor Willie Obiano had told Fulani herdsmen to pay N500,000 for any Anambra person they killed, describing the report as the handiwork of the opposition.

Federal government working to tackle herdsmen, farmers crisis – Anambra governor

The Anambra State governor, Chief Willie Obiano, has assured that recurring crisis being experienced between cattle herdsmen and indigenous farmers in Nigeria was being tackled by the federal government.
Aminu Masari

Katsina governor urges UNICEF’s support in implementation of education, health projects

Governor Aminu Bello Masari of Katsina state has emphasized the need for UNICEF to continue to execute laudable programmes in SHAWN, education and health sectors to improve the well-being of the people.
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Ondo lightning: Community prepares to perform traditional ritual on dead cows

Following the mysterious death of cows at a ‘sacred land’ called Oke Owa in Ijare, Ifedore Local Government Area of Ondo State, the community was preparing to perform some traditional rites on the land and the dead cows.

Police rescue abducted passengers in Osun

Fourteen passengers, including the driver of a commercial 18-seater bus, who were reportedly abducted Sunday evening along Otan/Imesi Ile Road, Osun State by suspected Fulani herdsmen have been resuced, according to the police.

Gunmen kidnap 14 passengers in Osun

Bandits, suspected to be Fulani herdsmen, have reportedly kidnapped 18 passengers along Otan/Imesi-Ile road in Osun.
Funke Olakunrin

Afenifere faults police investigation over Funke Olakunri’s murder

Pan-Yoruba socio-cultural organisation, Afenifere, on Sunday faulted what it described “lackadaisical attitude of the police” over the killing of Olufunke Olakunri, daughter its leader, Chief Reuben Fasoranti.

Nnamdi Kanu: Biafra’s case, Omoyele Sowore’s detention now with UN

Leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, said Biafra’s case can no longer be ignored by Nigeria, as he had lodged it with various arms of the United Nations.

Nnamdi Kanu lists IPOB grouses against Nigeria at UN

Having led a delegation of ‘Biafrans’ to a series of meetings with various United Nations agencies and officials at Geneva on Wednesday, the leader of the Indigenous People Of Biafra (IPOB) reeled out the grievances of his group against the Federal Republic of Nigeria.

IPOB drags Generals Gowon, Obasanjo, others to court over their roles during civil war

The struggle for the actualize of the sovereign state of Biafra has taken a new dimension with a group known as Customary Government of the Indigenous People of Biafra, CG-IPOB, dragging former Head of State General Yakubu Gowon, rtd, former President Olusegun Obasanjo and Attorney-General of the Federation to Federal High Court Enugu.

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