• Nnamdi Kanu vows to reject offers to make him renounce Biafra struggle

    Nnamdi Kanu vows to reject offers to make him renounce Biafra struggle

    Mr. Nnamdi Kanu , leader of Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) and Director of Radio Biafra/Biafra television, has vowed never to betray Biafrans or abandon the struggle for an independent Biafra.

    Kanu said he would continue to reject materials allegedly offered him to renounce Biafra struggle until victory for all Biafrans was achieved.

    Kanu who spoke through his lawyer, Mr. Ifeanyi Ejioffor said his prosecutors and persecutors have come with many strategies to trick him to sign off his quest for Biafra […]

  • High Court fixes Dec 15 for Biafra ruling

    High Court fixes Dec 15 for Biafra ruling

    The Federal High Court in Owerri on Thursday, fixed December 15, 2016 for ruling on the jurisdiction of the court in presiding over the case between The Incorporated Trustees of Bilie Human Rights Initiative, representing the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB and the Federal Government of Nigeria and Attorney General of the Federation, AGF.

    The suit which was filed on September 13, 2013, has witnessed several setbacks and adjournments. At the resumed hearing of the case on Thursday, November 24, 2016, […]

  • Biafra: We lost 2000 members, not 150 – MASSOB, IPOB

    Biafra: We lost 2000 members, not 150 – MASSOB, IPOB

    Barely 24 hours after global rights watch, Amnesty International indicted Nigerian security forces in the killing no fewer than 150 pro-Biafra protesters in South-East Nigeria, the Movement for Actualization of the Sovereign State of Biafra (MASSOB) and the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) have disclosed they lost more than 2,000 members to the security agents.

    They blasted the Nigerian Army for denying that they did not kill unarmed members of the pro-Biafran groups between 2015 and this year.

    While commending Amnesty International […]

  • Amnesty International accuses Nigerian security forces of killing over 150 pro-Biafra supporters

    Amnesty International accuses Nigerian security forces of killing over 150 pro-Biafra supporters

    The recent report by the Amnesty International (AI) has revealed that Nigerian security forces led by the military killed no fewer than 150 pro-Biafra protesters in the South East.

    The group, in a press statement yesterday, based its figure on analysed 87 videos, 122 photographs and 146 eyewitness testimonies relating to demonstrations and others gathered between August 2015 and August this year.

    The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB)  emerged in 2012 and campaigns for an independent Biafran state. Almost 50 years ago, […]

  • Biafra: IPOB berates Yoruba and Hausa over Kanu’s detention

    Biafra: IPOB berates Yoruba and Hausa over Kanu’s detention

    Nnamdi Kanu, the Leadership of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has flayed the West and the North for not condemning the detention of their leader.

    The group in a statement credited to its spokesman, Emma Powerful, stated that the Yoruba and the Hausa were not speaking against the injustice, saying that that was why God was angry with Nigeria.

    The group maintained that its leader committed no crime and should not suffer undeserved punishment.

    The statement reads: “The Indigenous People of Biafra […]

  • Biafran Pastors claim prayers of Igbos made Trump win

    Biafran Pastors claim prayers of Igbos made Trump win

    An umbrella body of Biafran pastors, Biafra Clergy Movement, (BCM), has said that the victory of President elect of the United States of America, USA, Donald Trump, at the US polls was due to the prayers of Ndigbos, stressing that their prayers stopped Hillary Clinton.

    Speaking in Nnewi, Anambra State during a prayer session through another umbrella body for all Biafrans, Biafra Independent Movement (BIM), Director of Religion for the South Senatorial zone, Apostle Akunne Chukwuemeka, cited the Book of Exodus chapter 9 verse 1,and said the […]

  • Recession, Nigeria’s nemesis for fighting Biafra, says Kanu

    Recession, Nigeria’s nemesis for fighting Biafra, says Kanu

    Emmanuel Kanu, a sibling to the detained leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu, on Sunday described recession in the country as Nigeria’s nemesis for fighting Biafra.

    In a press statement in Awka, Anambra State, Emmanuel said more plagues would befall the country if the authorities fail to free his brother and allow Biafra be.

    The statement read, “The family members of the leader of the indigenous people of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu who is being detained illegally in Kuje prison, […]

  • MASSOB pastors pray for Trump, expect Biafra soon

    MASSOB pastors pray for Trump, expect Biafra soon

    Over 200 members of the Movement for the Actualization of the Sovereign State of Biafra (MASSOB)/Biafran Independence Movement (BIM) from seven local government areas of Anambra South Senatorial zone, yesterday, converged on Nnewi, under the auspices of the Biafran Clergy Movement (BCM) to celebrate the American President-elect, Mr Donald Trump’s victory and to pray down heaven for Biafra to come soon.

    The Director of religion for the Anambra South Senatorial Zone of MASSOB, Apostle Akunne Chukwuemeka, said the directive was from […]

  • Nnamdi Kanu congratulates Trump, assures of Biafra’s support

    Nnamdi Kanu congratulates Trump, assures of Biafra’s support

    Nnamdi Kanu, the detained leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has congratulated Donald Trump over his election as the 45th president of the United States of America.

    In a release through his lawyer, Ifeanyi Ejimofor, Kanu said it was with great joy he received in prison the news of Trump’s electoral victory.

    The release reads in part: “Mr. President-elect, the American people have given you their mandate and trust, not only to make America great again, but also to bring […]

  • Biafra: Buhari using DSS to intimidate, blackmail new judge handling Nnamdi Kanu’s trial – IPOB

    Biafra: Buhari using DSS to intimidate, blackmail new judge handling Nnamdi Kanu’s trial – IPOB

    According to reports, the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, has accused President Muhammadu Buhari of allegedly using the Department of State Services, DSS, to intimidate and harass Justice Binta Nyako, handing the ongoing case of its leader, Nnamdi Kanu.

    Following the withdrawal of Justice John Tsoho from Kanu’s trial, the matter was re-assigned to Nyako.

    In a statement by its spokesperson, Emma Powerful, the separatist group claimed that Buhari was using the DSS to pressurize Nyako to fake illness and not attend […]

  • Why FG cannot support Biafra agitation – Minister shares reasons

    Why FG cannot support Biafra agitation – Minister shares reasons

    Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mr. Geoffrey Onyeama, has proffered reasons why government would not support agitation for “Republic of Biafra”. He said those angling for it have not followed laid down constitutional and diplomatic processes governing secession.

    He said though it is their fundamental rights to clamour for Biafra, the agitators have engaged in uncivilised methods.

    He, therefore, advised that “they should be rational and not emotional in going about their agitation.”

    Speaking with newsmen in Enugu shortly after the end of a […]