There was jubilation in some parts of Onitsha and Okpoko towns in Anambra State following the release of 11 of the 14 members of the Biafra Independence Movement (BIM) in police custody.
Those released by police included Lady Pauline Muoghalu, Nze Duru Alisi and nine others, who were among the 34 members of the group arrested by the Joint Task Force (JTF) last month.
The BIM members were arrested and taken into police custody during a peaceful procession on September 13, 2016 […]
President Muhammadu Buhari, yesterday, told those agitating for the state of Biafra to perish the idea.
The president insisted Nigeria will remain indivisible.
He spoke in his hometown of Daura, in Katsina State, where he spent the Eid-el-Kabir holiday where he received over 100 National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) members serving in Daura Local Government Area of the state.
“Tell your colleagues who want Biafra to forget about it,” said the president.
The president’s spokeagainst the backdrop of peaceful marches in the South East […]
Some Igbo leaders and groups clamouring for Biafra Republic have declared that the struggle for a sovereign state is bigger than any individual, warning that the incarcerated leader of Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) Mr. Nnamdi Kanu must not be allowed to die in detention like the acclaimed winner of the June 12, 1993 presidential election, Chief MKO Abiola. They spoke against recent concerns that if Kanu is not released urgently from custody, he may suffer the same fate as […]