From some years now, the corporate existence of Nigeria has been threatened by the activities of a secessionist group called IPOB. Infact, the federal government has gone as far as declaring the Indigenous people of Biafra a terrorist group, due to the atrocities and unrest they have caused in the South East where they operate.
Today's Headlines: Nnamdi Kanu reacts to Buhari's interview, Hoodlums Attacks Another Police Station
Nnamdi Kanu reacts to Buhari's interview 1: The leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, and Director of Radio Biafra, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, Thursday evening replied President Muhammadu Buhari, over his alleged description of Biafra as a dot in Nigeria. Mazi Kanu, in a statement he personally signed and made available to newsmen through IPOB’s Media and Publicity Secretary, Emma Powerful, described Buhari interview in the Arise TV as pathetic.
The South-Eastern part of Nigeria has been greatly affected by insecurity in recent months. Several structures belonging to the government have been destroyed, police stations attacked and innocent residents have lost their lives. After serious investigations, it was discovered that the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) are the criminals, behind the several attacks in the South-East.
The federal government has faulted Twitter to be a platform of choice for separatist groups, and secessionist to carry out their activities that is leading to the collapse of the country. Speaking on state-owned broadcaster, NTA, on Friday, the minister of Information and Culture Lai Mohammed disclosed that the federal government pleaded with Tweeter to delete the tweets where Mazi Nnamdi Kanu was calling Nigerians Monkeys and animals in a Zoo country, but the micro-blogging site refused to delete the Tweets, saying that the Tweets didn't violate their own rules.
In the last few months, the agitation to break away from Nigeria has heightened. First it started from the South Eastern Nigeria and now has moved to the South Western Nigeria. Nobody expected that the country will witness this level of agitation at least under the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari.
Information reaching our news desk now has it that the coalition of Northern Groups has asked National Assembly to organise a referendum in South Eastern Nigeria to determine whether they still want to continue with Nigeria or to form a new sovereign state that will be known as Biafra. The groups have urged the lawmakers to invite international organisations like United Nations (UN), African Union (AU) and Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) to witness and equally initiate the process of independent for the people of Eastern region.
The Nigeria's Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed has made it known that twitter has failed Nigeria after the microblogging site refused to take down offensive tweets made the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu. The Minister of Information and Culture made this disclosure today, Friday, while speaking on NTA.
The leader of the IPOB and director of Radio Biafra, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, on Thursday evening replied President Muhammadu Buhari over his alleged description of Biafra as a dot in Nigeria. Mazi Kanu, in a statement he personally signed and made available to newsmen, says that "the Earth is also a dot within the galaxy.
Igbo watch has taken to their verified facebook page to share the statement of veteran singer Onyeka Onwenu, about pleading with president Buhari to withdraw troops from South-East and , rather dialogue with Igbos. President Buhari during his interview yesterday in Lagos, with the popular television station 'Arise' , warned that he has instructed security operatives in the country to be brutal on terrorist, especially those that kidnap citizens and burn down government infrastructure, like the police station and INEC offices.
President Muhammadu Buhari earlier today in a live interview with Arise TV, has reacted to the worrisome state of insecurity in the country especially in the Southeast region of the country. He has also described the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), that has become a plague in the East, as a "dot" in a circle.
Earlier today, President Mohammadu Buhari granted an interview with ARISE TV during which he spoke at length on various issues of national importance. One of the major highlights of the interview that the President expresses his opinion on, was the activities of the Indigenous Peoples of Biafra (IPOB), an outlawed secessionist group in the eastern region of Nigeria.
The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Muhammed has revealed that the ban on Twitter is because of the leader of IPOB and the group. The minister insisted that the group and its leader, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu is using the social media platform to destabilize the country.
Notably, the recent ban on Twitter, a popular micro-blogging site in Nigeria has become a paramount issue of interest in contemporary Nigerian society, as most Nigerian users of the platform have expressed their displeasure over it, noting that it was against their freedom of expression. However, it could be recalled that Nigerian government had always used Twitter for information dissemination before the platform went against an important tweet from the ruling government.
According to report from Instablog9ja, three soldiers identified as Linus Owalo, Godswill Steven, and Chinasa Orji who were allegely axed from the Nigerian Army for deserting, has broken silence on what the proscribed leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu told them which made them train over 4000 members of the Eastern Security Network.
I Want To Sit And Talk With Nnamdi Kanu - Ikpeazu: The Governor of Abia state by Name Okezie Ikpeazu, revealed the he has no grudges against the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu. (Photo credit: Google) The governor, made it known to everyone during an interview with newsmen in Umahia, the state capital, that he was ready to engage the Biafra freedom fighter on how security would be restored in the state and other parts of Southeast.
Following the directive issued by the National Broadcasting Commission regarding the deletion of Radio and TV Stations Twitter handles, Nnamdi Kanu has taken to his Twitter handle to frown at the order. Nnamdi Kanu. Recall that the NBC had issued a statement today, June 7, 2021, that in order to regulate the actions of media houses, there's need to clamp down their Twitter accounts.
The group said it would carry out the threat if the government fails to compensate its members who have suffered losses in recent times following attacks in some parts of the country. In a statement on Sunday by OPMAN’s President, Aliyu Isa, and made available to Ripples Nigeria, the organisation called on host communities in the region to respect the constitutional rights of northern traders in their respective states.
Q1¹¹¹¹¹ The recent insecurities and unrest in the 11Southern States of the country called Nigeria has given rise to many human rights activists and freedom fighters across all boards. In the East, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu is a name that rings a bell amongst the Igbos especially the young ones.
Okonjo Iweala Is In The Board Of Twitter, Can't She Call Jack To Order? Is She Backing IPOB? - Garba
Former presidential aspirant and well known Fulani man on Twitter Mallam Adamu Garba has reacted to the suspension of Twitter by the Nigerian government under the leadership of President Muhammadu Buhari. Mallam Garba was interviewed this evening on Channel TV political and current affairs program Politics Today. Mallam Garba said that Okonjo Iweala, the former Minister of Finance in Nigeria and current DG of WTO is in the board of Twitter.
Following the recent ban of the use of Twitter, a popular microblogging social media platform in Nigeria, the owners of the platform have reportedly deleted arousing tweets made by the Indigenous Leader of the People Biafra, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu. This comes barely 24 hours after the government announced a ban on the activities of the platform.