Latest Biafra News Headlines For Today
A former Commissioner of Police in Lagos State, Abubakar Tsav, has reasoned that Nigeria would have been among developed nations had it been it tapped the inventions of Biafra after the civil war. The elder statesman asserted that failure to accept the Biafran technology after the war and the successive corrupt leadership Nigeria has had over the years have been responsible for the country’s poor development indices. Click here to read more.
A coalition of pro-Biafran groups on Monday stressed that the proposed Biafra anniversary celebration of May 30th in the Country is sacrosanct. The groups which include the Movement for the Actualization of the Sovereign state of Biafra (MASSOB), Eastern Peoples Congress (EPC), Igbo Youth Cultural and Restoration Initiative (IYCRI), Bilie Human Rights Initiative (BHRI), Movement of Biafrans in Nigeria (MOBIN), Biafran National Liberation Council (BNLC), Biafran Revolutionary Organisation (BRO), Biafran Liberation Crusade (BLC), Joint Revolutionary Council of Biafra (JRCB), Biafra Revolutionary Force (BRF), Customary Government of Biafra (CGB), Biafran Central Council (BCC), Biafran United Liberation Council (BULCO) and Biafra Intervention Project (BIP) insisted on a more eloquent and interactive commemoration anniversary where the members and people of Biafra will interface and reflect soberly on the real issues concerning Biafra emancipation. Click here to read more.
Biafra Nations Youth League (BNYL) has stated that it will continue to hunt for the killers of late pro-Biafra Prophet, Anthony Nwoko, Concise News reports. The group, in a statement on Wednesday, signed by its Acting Leader and Head of Operations, Ebuta Victor Takon, claims the killers of the prophet were six in number and vows to track them down. BNYL was reacting to the recent statement from the indicted Chief Security of Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Enugu chapter, Victor Egede, who denied involvement in the killing. Egede had said he never knew late Nwoko until his death. Click here for the full gist.
The leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) Nnamdi Kanu has suggested that Africans are still mentally enslaved and wondered why it has remained so. Kanu made the statement in a tweet while reacting to thousands of Welsh citizen who protested some few days ago, calling for Welsh independence from Britain. Click here to read more.
The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has said all it’s family units outside Biafraland in over 88 countries and territories around the world would take part in street demonstrations, rallies, lectures and prayers to remember its fallen heroes and heroines on May 30. Concise News reports that the group said while there would be total lockdown where there would be no school, market, vehicular and human movements in all the Biafraland, including the Middle Belt, Southern Kaduna and some South West states, other Biafrans outside the country would organize rallies and demonstrations. IPOB Media and Publicity Secretary, Emma Powerful, in a statement, says the event would be used to prove to the world they were ready for the upcoming referendum for Biafra sovereignty. Click here for the full gist.
The Anambra State police command has urged residents to disregard an order by the outlawed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) asking people not to come out for any business activities on 30 May 2019. The Police added that IPOB remained proscribed and all its activities are illegal. Concise News had reported that a coalition of pro-Biafran groups on Monday said that the proposed Biafra anniversary celebration of May 30th in the Country was sacrosanct. “Information at the disposal of the Anambra State Police Command has revealed that the outlawed group, Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) are perfecting plans through public announcement and threats in Nnewi and other parts of the State in order to enforce a “SIT AT HOME ORDER” warning people to stay at home and not to come out for any business activities on the 30/5/2019,” spokesman for the police, Haruna Mohammed, said. Click here for more.
The leader of the outlawed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, has announced that he will hold a “live global address,” today, Thursday, May 16. Concise News reports that Kanu revealed his intentions via a tweet on Wednesday, May 15. He disclosed that he would discuss topical issues relating to the outlawed group’s effort to restore Biafra during the “live global address.” Click here for more.
A group, the Biafra Nations Youth League (BNYL) on Thursday lampooned the presidency for comparing Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association (MACBAN) with the Igbo and Yoruba socio-political organisations, Ohanaeze Ndigbo and Afenifere. According to BNYL, the comparison was an indication that the presidency was the “backbone of Jihadists activities” in the country. Click here for the full gist.