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General Gowon: I never believed military coup was possible in Nigeria

Nigeria’s second military ruler, Yakubu Gowon, says he did not believe a military coup could take place in Nigeria until the first one on January 15, 1966.
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.
Nnia Nwodo

Biafra was not defeated – Igbo groups

Two pan Igbo groups have disagreed with the President General of Ohanaeze Ndigbo Chief Nnia Nwodo that the stillborn Republic of Biafra was defeated.
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.
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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.

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Yuletide: Army advises Nigerians to be security conscious

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Insecurity: General Buratai tasks non-commissioned officers

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Minister harvests sugarcane at N64 billion Sunti sugar estates

The Minister of Industry Trade and Investment, Niyi Adebayo, has commended the Sunti Golden Sugar Estates for the level of investment made in the sugar sector in Nigeria.