IPOB rejects Buhari’s visit to Imo

…Declares ‘sit-at-home’ protest  The proscribed Indigenous People Of Biafra, (IPOB), has declared Thursday as ‘sit-at-home’, in protest over President Muhammadu Buhari’s planned visit to the State. This was made known in a broadcast yesterday evening by IPOB-HDOS, Chika Edoziem.  The proscribed group declared that Nigeria’s President is not “welcomed into Imo State, Biafra Land on Thursday, 9th September, 2021”. According to him,  “all the traditional rulers, all ndi iche and every Biafran should stay away from any ceremony organized by Hope Uzodimma to welcome him”. Recall that President Buhari will…

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IPOB declares another sit-at-home on September 14

The proscribed separatist group, the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), has declared another sit-at-home for Tuesday, September 14. IPOB’s Director of State, (DOS), said the sit-at-home directive was to remember those killed in Afaraukwu, Abia State, in 2017 by the Nigerian military during ‘Operation Python Dance’. According to IPOB, Nigerian soldiers had in 2017 desecrated the traditional stool of Afaraukwu. A statement issued by the Head of IPOB’s DOS, Chika Edozien, said the September 14 sit-at-home has been tagged “day of civil disobedience.” Edozien also reiterated IPOB’s commitment towards ensuring…

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Just In: “We have no link with IPOB” – Yoruba nation agitators

A Yoruba self-determination group, Ilana Omo Oodua, headed by Professor Banji Akintoye, has denied having any links to the Indigenous People of Biafra, (IPOB). The statement is coming amidst reports that the Federal Government intends to proscribe the Yoruba group also. Speaking on the development, Maxwell Adeleye, Akintoye’s spokesman told punch “There is no basis for the proscription of Ilana Omo Oodua. The government can only proscribe a terrorist group and not a peaceful group like Ilana Omo Oodua. All our members arrested in Ojota (area in Lagos), were charged…

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IPOB suspends sit-at-home order, to now hold on Kanu’s court days

…Insists on referendum The Directorate of States, of the Indigenous People of Biafra, (IPOB), has suspended the Monday weekly ‘sit-at-home’ directive it ordered following the alleged Federal Government plan to punish its leader, Nnamdi Kanu, in detention through deliberate refusal to bring him to court for the continuation of his trials. IPOB, in an issued statement, said that it decided to suspend the Monday weekly Sit-at-home order because of the directive given by its leader, Kanu. It, however, said that henceforth, its directive will in the meantime be observed on…

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Breaking: IPOB suspends weekly sit-at-home order

The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has announced the suspension of the weekly sit-at-home exercise. The group had earlier announced a weekly Monday lockdown in the entire South-East as a measure to force the Federal Government to release its leader, Nnamdi Kanu, who is currently in the custody of the Directorate of State Security, (DSS). Announcing the suspension on Radio Biafra, on Friday night, IPOB’s Head of the Directorate of State, Chika Edoziem, said they will henceforth declare sit-at-home whenever their leader would be making an appearance in court and…

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Anambra: “There’ll be no election in Biafraland” – Nnamdi Kanu’s disciple dares FG

A self-styled disciple of Nnamdi Kanu, leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, (IPOB), Simon Ekpa, has said that the upcoming gubernatorial election in Anambra State slated for November 6, will not hold. Ekpa, in a tweet on his Twitter page, said that a no-election order will be activated by members of IPOB. He boasted that South-East leaders do not know what the electorate are ready to do and that they must learn from their Northern counterparts. He wrote, ”No election in Biafraland will be activated by the Indigenous People…

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Sit-at-home order: S/East children may stay home for 4 yrs over disruption of NECO exams – Lawyer

A legal luminary, Prince Christopher Muo, yesterday, said the disruption of the National Examination Council, NECO, mathematics examination in the South-East zone may keep students at their homes for the next four years. Muo said this to newsmen in Owerri, while reacting to the inability of students to write their NECO mathematics exams, as a result of the sit-at-home order declared by the Indigenous People of Biafra, (IPOB), in the zone on Monday. He added the failure of the students to write their examinations could impede the educational development of…

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Kanu arrest: Monday sit-at-home order is sacrosanct, IPOB insists

…”Obey and lose your August salary’, Anambra govt. warns civil servants The Indigenous People of Biafra, (IPOB), has insisted that its Monday sit-at-home order is sacrosanct. The group disclosed this in an issued statement signed by its Media and Publicity Secretary, Comrade Emma Powerful, and made available to newsmen in Abakaliki yesterday. According to Emma, the protest, which will commence from 6:00 a.m and ends at 6:00 p.m, will be peaceful but firm. He then advised Biafrans to stay indoors in total compliance. The statement further read: “The entire Biafra…

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Ohanaeze Worldwide kicks against IPOB’s sit-at-home order

…Says it will cause more suffering The socio-cultural association, Ohanaeze Ndigbo Worldwide, has kicked against the sit-at-home order issued by the Indigenous People of Biafra IPOB to protest the arrest and detention of their leader, Nnamdi Kanu. IPOB, in a recent statement, announced that it will enforce a lockdown every Monday in the South-east until Kanu is released. The group said the lockdown tagged ‘Ghost Monday’ will also affect schools and marketplaces. However, in a statement issued by its Secretary-General, Okechukwu Isiguzoro, Ohanaeze Ndigbo Worldwide kicked against the sit-at-home order,…

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‘South-East will be on lockdown every Monday till Nnamdi Kanu is freed’, IPOB declares

The proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra, (IPOB), says it will enforce a lockdown every Monday in the South-East region until its leader, Nnamdi Kanu, is released. In a statement issued yesterday,  IPOB’s Publicity Secretary, Emma Powerful, said the lockdown tagged ‘ghost Monday’ will also affect schools and marketplaces. He said the sit-at-home order will start on Monday, August 9, and remain in place until their requests are heeded. “We, the global family of the Indigenous People of Biafra IPOB, ably led by our great leader, Nnamdi Kanu, wish to announce…

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