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Lagos lawyer and human rights activist, Femi Falana

Protest marches are not treasonable offences in Nigeria

The satanic Boko Haram sect was officially banned in Nigeria by the federal government and declared a terrorist network in June 2013. The office of the Attorney-General of the Federation has since successfully prosecuted many of the members of the sect for sundry offences under the Terrorism Prevention (Amendment) Act.
Sylvester Debe Ojukwu

MASSOB to build cenotaph for Debe Ojukwu

The Movement for the Actualisation of the Sovereign State Of Biafra (MASSOB) has said it will build a memorial cenotaph in honour of the late son of the late Ikemba Nnewi, Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu, Debe Ojukwu, who died last week Friday.
Nnamdi Kanu Israel

Nnamdi Kanu lacks capacity to declare Republic of Biafra – coalition

A coalition of pro-Biafra groups rose from their meeting in Enugu yesterday declaring that leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu lacked the capacity to declare republic of Biafra without consultation with Igbo critical stakeholders.

2019: Ben Nwabueze disagrees with Nnamdi Kanu on boycott of elections

Legal Icon and chairman of the Igbo Leaders of Thought, ILT, Professor Ben Nwabueze, SAN, has cautioned against the boycott of the 2019 elections to avert a costly mistake.
The protagonist of the Movement for the Actualisation of the Sovereign State of Biafra, MASSOB, Chief Ralph Uwazuruike, says that the on – going struggle for an independent Biafra is legitimate and necessary.

Ralph Uwazuruike: Why we started agitation for Biafra

The Movement for the Actualization of the Sovereign State of Biafra, MASSOB, has revealed why it began agitation for independent of the defunct Republic of Biafra.

No going back on Biafra – Zionists

A pro-Biafra group, Biafra Zionists Federation (BZF), has described the on-going peace meeting between the Ohanaeze Ndigbo and the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) as ‘a sabotage of no consequence’.

Biafra group tell Senator Ekweremadu to expect more harassment from federal government

The Biafra Zionists Federation, BZF, Monday, condemned what it called needless harassment of Nigeria’s Deputy Senate, Senator Ike Ekweremadu.

IPOB ‘prints 40 million ballot papers’ for Biafra referendum

The Indigenous People of Biafra has announced resumption of plans to hold a referendum towards the ‘peaceful restoration’ of the defunct Republic of Biafra.

Sit-at-home: Enugu in total shutdown as Biafra group moves to take over Government...

The Coal City, Enugu State capital, on Wednesday, witnessed a total shutdown following the sit-at-home order of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) to mark the 51st anniversary of the declaration of the defunct Republic of Biafra.

MASSOB dares army, insists on marking Biafra at 51

Movement for the Actualization of Sovereign State of Biafra and other pro-Biafra groups have insisted that despite the heavy presence of security men in the South East, they will mark the 51st anniversary of the Republic of Biafra on May 30.

MASSOB rebukes Ralph Uwazuruike over declaration of May 22 as Biafra Day

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.

Biafra: Zionists order mass return of indigenes May 30

The pro-group Biafra Zionists Federation (BZF), on Wednesday, called for mass return of all indigenes of the defunct Biafra back home on May 30, this year.

Nnamdi Kanu’s co-accused, re-arraigned on fresh charges

The Federal Government yesterday re-arraigned four of Nnamdi Kanu’s co-accused, Bright Chimezie, Chidiebere Onwudiwe, Benjamin Madubugwu and David Nwawuisi before a Federal High Court sitting in Abuja on a three-count amended charge bordering on treasonable felony.

Court orders Senator Abaribe, lawyer to produce Nnamdi Kanu on March 28

The Federal High Court in Abuja on Tuesday ordered the defence counsel to produce Nnamdi Kanu in court on March 28, or for his sureties to explain his whereabouts.

BBC launches Igbo, Yoruba services

The BBC that has operated a Hausa Service for 60 years, will this week launch Igbo and Yoruba services in Nigeria.

IPOB hails Donald Trump over Jerusalem decision

The Indigenous People of Biafra has commended President Donald Trump of the United States for his recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital.

President Buhari against Nigeria’s unity – Ben Nwabueze

Chairman of The Patriots, Project Nigeria and Igbo Leaders of Thought respectively, Professor Ben Nwabueze, has regretted that despite his avowals that Nigeria’s unity was non-negotiable, President Muhammadu Buhari has continued to work against the country’s unity.

Ebonyi to enact law against hate speech – Governor Umahi

The Ebonyi State Government, on Sunday, said it would enact laws prohibiting hate speeches in the state. The state government said the move was targeted at stopping the incessant usage of inciting comments capable of disintegrating the country.

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PSN endorses “tiered accreditation” to control drugs sale

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Kenyan players jailed 15 years for gang rape

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Oyo government to partner NDE on youth empowerment schemes – governor

Oyo State Governor Seyi Makinde has stated that his administration will partner with the National Directorate of Employment to take youths of the state out of poverty.