Igbo elders disown IPOB, rally support for Buhari Igbo elders and traditional rulers under the aegis of Igbo Delegates Assembly (IDA) and the Association of the Eze Ndigbo in 19 Northern states of the federation have rallied support for President Muhammadu Buhari's administration in the bid to combat insecurity, ensure peace and unity in the country.
South-South leaders berate Buhari’s ‘dot in the circle’ statement, deny any agreement Some leaders in the South-South geo-political zone have berated President Muhammadu Buhari over his “dot in the circle” statement and his claim that some South-South leaders assured him they wouldn’t let the Igbos access the sea.
The Chairman of the House of Representatives Committees on Defence, Rep. Babajimi Benson has expressed his displeasure over the rising insecurity issues in the country and the challenges faced by the military in the hands of bandits, militants and self-secessionists. Benson, who is aware that IPOB and Oodua Nation are the major secessionist groups in Nigeria, noted vividly in his remark at the House Committee on Defence meeting which had the presence of Chief of Army Staff (COAS), that secessionist groups are stretching Nigerian military to the extreme.
In the past few months, a whole lot of innocent people has been killed and many has been rendered homeless due to the incessant attack of unknown gunmen and terrorists, see what Reno Omokri said about the killing of innocent people in the southeast that got reactions. Reno Omokri is a renowned writer and a well known human activist, he took to his twitter page now to call for help concerning Nigerian.
Another Indefinite Strike Begins Today Nasarawa State chapter of the Organised Labour, NLC has declared an indefinite strike over lingering non-implementation of promotions. Speaking at the Labour House in Lafia on Tuesday, the Chairman of the congress in the state, Yusuf Iya, noted that the action will begin on Tuesday, June 15.
Recall that during the exclusive Interview President Buhari had with Arise News, he was asked his opinion concerning the agitations going on in the South East. He Replied, "IPOB is like a dot in a circle..." The comment of Mr President was not well received by the South Easterners and in extension some Nigerians, people felt that he as a President could have taken a more diplomatic approach.
FG Destroys 12 Churches In Lagos. The Federal Housing Authority(FHA) has demolished 12 churches in Lagos for reportedly being built on Illegal plot of lands.Photo Credit: Twitter. The churches, located on 2nd Avenue in Festac were brought down to rubble on Sunday.Photo Credit: Google.
Earlier yesterday, a controversial video of Governor Umahi surfaced on social media. On the video, the Ebonyi State Governor was heard singing the praise of Buhari. Umahi believes President Buhari has done really well for the country since he assumed power in 2015. According to Umahi, Nigerians should appreciate the Nigerian President for his effort in trying improve the current situation of things in the country.
Over the years, Nnamdi Kanu has championed the agitations for the secession of the South-Eastern part of Nigeria through the IPOB which was firmed in 2012. When the movements started, the bane of killer Fulanis who have recently constituted themselves as a thorn in the flesh of the Igbo people and most other parts of the country had not begun.
Don't Compare Buhari to Jesus - Primate Ayodele Attacks Islamic Group Leader Of INRI Evangelical Spiritual Church, Primate Elijah Ayodele has reacted to the statement by the Islamic human rights group, the Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC) concerning June 12 protesters. MURIC, in a statement, compared President Muhammadu Buhari to Jesus, while explaining that the protesters are ungrateful to the President for honouring MKO Abiola with the recognition of June 12 as Democracy day.
The Federal Government has revealed that the social media platform, Twitter, refused to delete the account and tweets of Nnamdi Kanu upon request. Lai Mohammed, the Nigerian minister of Information and culture disclosed this information on the National radio station, adding that the leader of the IPOB group known as Nnamdi Kanu has made a disrespectful statement on Twitter that needed to be addressed.
It is no longer news that the Federal government of Nigeria indefinitely suspended the operations of Twitter in the country. And although there have been calls to revert the suspension from many Nigerians and foreign organizations, the government still stand firm on their decision. The federal government revealed that the social media platform, Twitter, refused to delete Nnamdi Kanu’s account and tweets upon request.
It is no longer news that there have been security unrest in the south eastern part of Nigeria a while now. According to popular Activist Reno Omokri, The United Nations(UN) and the International Crime Court should be called upon to investigate what is happening in the south eastern part of the country.
Oduduwa & IPOB Join Forces, Forms Alliance Photo credit: Dailypost An alliance between the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) and Oduduwa Volunteer Force (OVF) was reportedly formed recently. According to Emma Powerful, the Media and Publicity Secretary of IPOB, the alliance was formed to carry out a joint training session of security personnel.
Over the years, two major groups have been agitating for the creation of a new nation from Nigeria. The two groups majorly consist of Igbos and Yorubas, agitating for the creation of the Biafra nation and Yoruba republic respectively. The Nigerian government considered their mission a threat to the peace of the country, thereby doing her best to make their mission abortive.
Asari Dokubo, a former militant commander and head of the Biafra Customary Government (BCG), has called Nnamdi Kanu, the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), a criminal. Dokubo accused Kanu of diverting funds meant for the Biafran cause in a new video he shared.
I See Nothing Wrong If Nigeria's Army Begs Boko Haram, It's Wrong Not Making Same Offer To IPOB-Reno
The former special assistant to former president Goodluck Jonathan, Reno Omokri has once again spoken. Reno Omokri is one man who always speaks out when there is a need for him to do so. According to a recent tweet he made, he made it known that he sees nothing wrong if Nigeria's Army begs Boko Haram for reconciliation.
The Igbo Socio-cultural group, Ohanaeze Ndigbo worldwide has condemned the refusal of Northern elders to speak against the alleged continued marginalisation of Igbo people. According to a report, last Thursday the president, Muhammadu Buhari threatened that his government would mobilise the military and the police to go after the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) accused of disturbing the peace in the southeast region.
IPOB & Oduduwa Volunteer Force Forms Alliance Photo credit: Dailypost The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) was reported to have formed an alliance with the Oduduwa Volunteer Force (OVF). According to the Media and Publicity Secretary of IPOB, Emma Powerful, the alliance carries out a joint training session of security personnels.
Nigerians need leaders that can unite the country – Osinbajo Vice President Yemi Osinbajo says the current challenges affecting the country require proactive leaders who are prepared to bring Nigerians together. Osinbajo’s spokesman, Laolu Akande, in a statement on Monday in Abuja, said the vice president expressed this view in Lagos during a courtesy visit to the palace of Oniru of Iruland, Oba Abdulwasiu Lawal.