The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), a proscribed group in Nigeria, has been in the news recently for the wrong reasons. First, its leader, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu was rightly apprehended abroad and repatriated back to Nigeria to face charges of treason for the violence he instigated in the country.
OPINION: Simon Ekpa Is Already Making 2 Mistakes Nnamdi Kanu Made That Led To His Disgraceful Arrest
Simon Ekpa, one of the disciples of Mazi Nnamdi Kanu the recently arrested leader of of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) may have started making some of the mistakes his master made that led to his disgraceful arrest and extradition back to Nigeria. Photo Credit: Within Nigeria.
(Photo credit: Google) Nnamdi Kanu Social Media Page Shuts Down Social networking service, Facebook, has restricted a new account belonging to the Indigenous People of Biafra. (Photo credit: Sahara Reporters) According to Vanguard, this was disclosed by a member of the group, Simon Ekpa, on Tuesday.
Sad Moment As Kidnappers Killed A 40 Year Old Man In Bauchi PHOTO CREDIT: DAILY POST NIGERIA Terrible moment as gunmen suspected to be kidnappers, shot and killed a 40-year-old man, Tasiu Abdulkareem Tilde, while attempting to abduct him, this incident happened a few hours ago at Tilden Fulani, about 100 kilometers away from Bauchi, on the Bauchi-Jos highway, where the deceased, popularly called ‘Mai Kemisi’, was operating a patent medicine store, according to a source.
Barely a few days after his appointment as the new spokesperson of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Simon Ekpa has already started making some controversial statements that could land him in big trouble. Photo Credit: Ripples Nigeria, Vanguard. A report by Daily Post quotes the IPOB broadcaster as saying that members of the proscribed group would now clamp down on South-East leaders deemed to have connived with the government in disgracing their leader, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu who was recently arrested and repatriated back to Nigeria to face charges of treason.
Active EndSars Activist and Co-convener of Bring Back Our Girls Campaign, Aisha Yesufu has taken to her verified Twitter handle to react to the announcement by Radio Biafra on Thursday, wherein it was made known that a Nationwide Rally would hold in favor of the Leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu and the self-styled Yoruba Activist of the Oodua Nation Movement, Sunday Igboho.
Today's Headlines: IPOB Will Deal With S/East Leaders Fighting Kanu, UK Govt Indicted In Kanu Arrest
IPOB Will Deal With S/East Leaders Working Against Kanu – Ekpa Photo Credit: Naija News The recently appointed host of Radio Biafra, Simon Ekpa, has stated that the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) will deal with Southeast leaders working to destroy Nnamdi Kanu. In a post on his Facebook page, Ekpa, a dual citizen of both Nigeria and Finland, said the struggle for the actualization of Biafra is currently in a new dimension.
How Igbo Governors And Traditional Rulers Ganging Up Against IPOB's Sit-at-home May Be The End Of It
As the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, which many people believe to be unknown gunmen, is rapidly making life difficult for the people of Nigeria's South-East region by brutalizing people and attacking basic government infrastructure in the region. Even after the group publicly declared that they have canceled the sit-at-home order that they issued in solidarity with their leaders who have been arrested by the Nigerian government, this proscribed group is still enforcing it, and they are burning down the properties of the many people that break the law.
Photo Credit: Sahara Reporters Justice Kafarati had on September 20, 2017, made the order proscribing IPOB and designating it as a terrorist group upon an ex parte application by the Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mr. Abubakar Malami (SAN). Although this order subsists, some persons who refer to themselves as IPOB members have however continued to operate illegally in the country.
Twitters Deletion Of Threatening Tweet Kanu's Disciple Made Is A Win For Igbokwe And A Rejection Of IPOB
Photo Credit: Sahara Reporters The war of words between Nnamdi Kanu's disciple, Simon Ekpa, and a popular Lagos-based politician, Joe Igbokwe reminds me of an Igbo adage, "When a child is tired from working, he prefers fighting". As it seems, the two Igbo sons who are currently representing two opposing interests are tired of their assigned duties.
(Photo Credit: Google) Simon Ekpa who was recently appointed a Biafra Radio, Broadcaster, has announced a nationwide rally for their leader Mazi Nnamdi Kanu and the leader of Yoruba agitation, Sunday Igboho. Simon Ekpa said the rally which is being organized will be one of the biggest rally in the country, he asked IPOB agitators and Sunday Igboho's supporters to come out for the rally, he also urged concerned Nigerians to participate in the rally.
Ever since the embattled leader of IPOB, Mr Nnamdi Kanu was arrested a few weeks ago, one of his disciples, known as Simon Ekpa, has been running the activities of the secessionist group. Simon Ekpa (Photo Credit: Daily Post) In a recent statement that is attributed to him, Simon Ekpa said that the group would soon be launching a Biafra social media platform where all IPOB supporters would be able to connect.
It is no longer news that the captured leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu, appointed Simon Ekpa to continue broadcasting on Radio Biafra. Simon Ekpa, a Finland-based Nigerian, has been one of the figureheads in their agitation for Biafra Republic. (Simon Ekpa, credit: Sahara Reporters)
Opinion: Simon Ekpa Is Already Making Mistakes As Nnamdi Kanu, He Should Take Heed Of His Utterances
The wisest of men learn from the mistakes of those who preceded them. When you do that, you become prepared for the obstacles ahead of you; well informed on how to escape the plot of enemies - you become more successful than the predecessors. Simon Ekpa has taken over broadcasting on Biafra Radio, barely a month after the arrest of Nnmadi Kanu, leader of Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB.
Opinion: Why Buhari Should Arrest The New IPOB Leader After ESN Operatives Killed 2 Soldiers In Enugu
The operatives of the Eastern Security Network, a security outfit set up by IPOB yesterday killed two officers of the Nigerian Army in Adani community of Uzo-Uwani Local Government Area of Enugu State as the soldiers tried to repel their attack. This killing is coming after it appeared that the Nigerian security agencies have flushed out IPOB and ESN members in the South-East.
Nigerian government should declare Nnamdi Kanu's second in command, Simon Ekpa, wanted for threatening Joe Igbokwe with death. This came as a surprise because even Nnamdi Kanu had never tried this before. Members of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) have been warned that criticizing the group's hierarchy will result in punishment.
It seems Twitter social media platform is not willing to remain banned in the 7th most populous country in the world, Nigeria. The deletion of inciteful tweet written by Simon Ekpa, a pro-Biafran activist. The Finland-based agitator is the current "poster child" of the outlawed pro-Biafra separatist group, known as Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB).
It is no news that the leader of the Indigenous People Of Biafra (IPOB), Mazi Nnamidi Kanu has be arrested and detained by Federal government of Nigeria. However, members of the Indigenous People Of Biafra (IPOB) have decided to stage a protest at the British Embassy In Ireland Over the arrest and detention of there leader, Mazi Nnamidi Kanu by the Federal Republic Of Nigeria.
An Ex-Nigerian athlete has vowed to return the medal he won for the country in the year 2003. Simon Ekpa represented Nigeria at the 2003 African Junior Athletics Championship where he won a medal for the country, but now he has denounced Nigeria and vowed to return the medal.
The Special Adviser to Lagos State Governor on Drainage and Water Resources, Joe Igbokwe has taken to his verified Facebook Page to react after Simon Ekpa threatened to deal with himDaily Post gathered that the Finland-based man threatened to deal with the Spokesman of APC, Joe Igbokwe for standing against their leader.