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Police arrest 51 suspected IPOB members in Abia

The Police in Abia State on Wednesday arrested 51 persons suspected to be members of proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) but operating as members of “Judaism’’, in Umuahia.
Abubakar Malami

Rights group tells AGF Abubakar Malami to proscribe IMN or face court action

A pro-democracy and civil rights group, Global Integrity Crusade Network (GICN), on Monday threatened legal action against the Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, SAN, if he fails to proscribe and declare the Islamic Movement (IMN), a terrorist organization.

David Oyedepo and the perils of satire

That withering creative madness was the tipping point. Over 500,000 people have now viewed the body double video and perhaps the 500,001thviewer was Bishop David Oyedepo, leader of one of the largest Christian evangelical denominations in Nigeria.

IPOB: Our decision to boycott 2019 general elections irrevocable

The leadership of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has reiterated its decision to boycott the forthcoming 2019 general elections is irrevocable, saying that no amount of cajoling and criticisms of the decision as counter-productive would make it change the decision.
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Muhammadu Buhari denies death, body double rumours

Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari has denied a rumour claiming he had died and been replaced by a lookalike.

33 suspected IPOB members regains freedom

The 33 suspected members of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, arrested at the Motor Spare Parts Market in Nnewi, Anambra State, have regained their freedom unconditionally.
Muhammadu Buhari

Fact checking: Is there a Muhammadu Buhari double or clone?

Several high-profile public figures in Nigeria, including a former government minister, have claimed President Muhammadu Buhari is dead and is being imitated by a man called “Jubril” “from Sudan”.

Police arrest 9 suspected IPOB/MASSOB members in Abia

The police command in Abia has arrested nine suspected members of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Movement for the Actualisation of Sovereign State of Biafra (MASSOB) and Biafra Independent Movement (BIM).

IPOB mocks federal government over Radio Biafra

The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) leadership has made mockery of Federal Government’s claim that it seized some its radio stations and handed them to the Federal Radio Corporation of Nigeria, Kaduna station.

Ibrahim Idris orders recovery of two AK-47 rifles, others snatched from slain police officer...

The Inspector General of Police (IG), Mr, Ibrahim Idris, has directed the urgent recovery of two AK47 rifles and a Beretta pistol allegedly snatched from a slain police officer and others by alleged members of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) in Nnewi during a protest last week.

Igbos urged to ignore IPOB’s call for election boycott in 2019

The Bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Umuahia, the Most Rev. Lucius Ugorji, has expressed concern over the call by the Indigenous People of Biafra on the South East to boycott the 2019 general elections.

Police parade 33 suspected IPOB members over inspector’s killing

The Nigerian Police Force (NPF) yesterday said it paraded 33 suspected members of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) over the killing of an Inspector of Police.

IPOB: No amount of intimidation will stop Biafra

The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has restated commitment towards restoring Biafra sovereignty through peaceful and democratic process, stressing it would not be deterred by confrontations with security agents.

IPOB: Anambra traders protest police arrest of members

Scores of traders at Nkwo Nnewi market, Anambra State, on Saturday closed shops in protest against the police who allegedly arrested some of them on Friday after a clash between the police and members of the Indigenous People of Biafra.

34 IPOB members arrested for killing Police Inspector, wounding DPO, burning patrol van

Thirty-four members of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra have been arrested for the killing of a Police Inspector, injuring a Divisional Police Officer and setting ablaze a police patrol van in Nnewi, Anambra State.

Two policemen, four IPOB members die in clash

Two policemen and four others believed to be members of the Indigenous People of Biafra on Friday died during IPOB’s protest in Nnewi, Anambra State.
Enyinnaya Abaribe Immanuel Shalum Okabemadu

Nnamdi Kanu: Court orders Enyinnaya Abaribe, others to pay N300 million

A Federal High Court in Abuja Wednesday ordered Senator Enyinnanya Abaribe and two other sureties to the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, to deposit the total sum of N300 million with the registrar of the court in lieu of the bail bond they entered for Kanu.
Enyinnaya Abaribe Immanuel Shalum Okabemadu

Court varies Nnamdi Kanu’s bail, orders Enyinnaya Abaribe, others to forfeit N100m

The Federal High Court on Wednesday in Abuja varied the bail conditions upon which the leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu, was admitted.

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