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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.

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.
President Muhammadu Buhari has finally reacted to reports that he had been cloned.

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Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari has denied a rumour claiming he had died and been replaced by a lookalike.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

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.

Muhammadu Buhari ‘the dead’ and his body double

The notorious rumour in circulation on Nigerian streets sounds every bit like a citation from a James Hadley Chase. Chase had a pleasant notoriety with his crime fiction novels that hold you spellbound. With a gloating slide to it, the rumour is trending, with celebrated gusto, about the “death” of the man Nigerians elected into office in May, 2015.
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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.

Biafra: Court orders forfeiture of N300 million bonds over Nnamdi Kanu’s absence

A Federal High Court in Abuja has ordered the interim forfeiture of the N300 million bail bonds by sureties to Nnamdi Kanu following their failure to produce him in court on Tuesday.

Court okays suit for trial of Femi Fani-Kayode, Eyinnaya Abaribe over Nnamdi Kanu

A former Aviation Minister, Femi Fani-Kayode, Senator Eyinnaya Abaribe and others are to be prosecuted over an alleged involvement in how Nnamdi Kanu, leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), escaped from the country.
Senator Enyinnaya Abaribe

Senator Enyinnaya Abaribe writes Nigerian-Israeli ambassador, seeks Nnamdi Kanu’s whereabout

Senator representing Abia South, Senator Enyinnaya Abaribe, has written the Nigerian High Commissioner to Israel, His Excellency, Enoch Duchi, to confirm that the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu, is in Israel.

Court approves suit seeking trial of Femi Fani-Kayode, Enyinnaya Abaribe, others for Nnamdi Kanu’s...

The Federal High Court in Abuja, on Friday, cleared for commencement a suit seeking an order of mandamus to compel the police and the Department of State Security Service to prosecute certain individuals for allegedly aiding the escape of the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu, from Nigeria.

Operation Python Dance III: Pro-Biafra groups carpet Southeast governors

The leadership of the Coalition of pro-Biafra Agitators have carpeted South East governors for keeping mum over the planned Operation Python Dance III by Nigerian Army, scheduled to commence in December.
A supporter of Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) leader Nnamdi Kanu holds a photograph of Kanu, who is expected to appear at a magistrate court, during a rally in Abuja, Nigeria December 1, 2015. Kanu - an activist who divides his time between the UK and Nigeria, spreading his ethos on social media and Radio Biafra - was arrested on charges of criminal conspiracy and belonging to an illegal society. REUTERS/Afolabi Sotunde

Minimum wage: Nnamdi Kanu calls labour union to join in election boycott

Leader of Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) Mr. Nnamdi Kanu, has called on the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) to join IPOB in its election boycott campaign.

IPOB vows to disrupt Ohanaeze’s public gathering

The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), yesterday, said its proscription of the apex Igbo organisation, Ohanaeze Ndi-Igbo remains unchanged.
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Nnamdi Kanu: ‘Muhammadu Buhari is dead’

IPOB leader, Nwannekaenyi “Nnamdi” Kenny Okwu Kanu, who resurfaced few weeks ago, took a swipe at President Buhari in a new broadcast today from Jerusalem.
A supporter of Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) leader Nnamdi Kanu holds a photograph of Kanu, who is expected to appear at a magistrate court, during a rally in Abuja, Nigeria December 1, 2015. Kanu - an activist who divides his time between the UK and Nigeria, spreading his ethos on social media and Radio Biafra - was arrested on charges of criminal conspiracy and belonging to an illegal society. REUTERS/Afolabi Sotunde

Igbo groups denounce Nnamdi Kanu’s call to boycott 2019 elections

A coalition of Igbo youths and women organisations yesterday disassociated themselves from leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu’s recent broadcast that the 2019 general election should not hold in the South East and South South.

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