Tags : IPOB

“Boko Haram, Bandits Are Different From IPOB” -El-Rufai

Kaduna State Governor, Mr Nasir El-Rufai has said the way Bandits and Boko Haram Terrorists operate is different fromthat of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) led by Nnamdi Kanu. Speaking to BBC Pidgin, Governor El-Rufai stated that Bandits are not calling for the break-up of Nigeria but are just carrying out their activities […]

IPOB Leader, Nnamdi Kanu Re-arrested

The leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Mr Nnamdi Kanu, has been re-arrested and brought back to Nigeria to face his trial. This was disclosed by Nigeria’s Attorney General and Minister of Justice, Mr Abubakar Malami. At a joint press briefing on Tuesday, June 30, 2021, with the State Security Service in […]

Court Orders Remand Of Nnamdi Kanu In DSS Custody

Justice Binta Nyako of the Abuja Division of the Federal High Court has ordered the remand of fugitive leader of the indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Mr Nnamdi Kanu in the custody of the Department of State services (DSS). The remand order was sequel to an application by Federal Government Lawyer, Mr Shuaibu Labaran. Mr […]

Imo Police Command Arrests IPOB Members For ‘Killing’ Cop

Imo State Police Command has arrested five people suspected to be members of the proscribed Indigenious People of Biafra (IPOB) over the alleged killing of a Police Sergeant, Mr Joseph Nwaka. This is contained in a release signed by the Command’s Public Relations Officer, SP Orlando Ikeokwu, and made available to Newsmen in Owerri on […]

“Bandits Responsible For South-East Attacks, Not IPOB” –Umahi

Ebonyi State Governor, Mr Dave Umahi has said bandits are responsible for attacks in the South-East, but accuse the Eastern Security Network, ESN, operated by the Indigenous People of Biafra of being the masterminds. Governor Umahi however said the Governors of the South-East will not back illegality in any form, but will operate within the […]

Imo Jail Break: “No Hiding Place For IPOB Members” -IGP

The outgoing Inspector-General of Police, Mr Adamu Muhammed, has said there will be no hiding place for members of Indigenous People of Biafra. The IGP who spoke when he visited the Imo State Police Command to inspect the extent of damage, insisted that IPOB members were responsible for the Imo jailbreak and the razing of […]

Imo Attacks: IPOB Denies Master Minding Attacks

The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has denied masterminding Monday’s attacks on the Owerri Correctional Centre and the Imo State Police Command Headquarters. IPOB’s Spokesperson, Mr Emma Powerful in a statement issued on Monday, April 5, 2021, said it was fallacious to link IPOB and the Operatives of the Eastern Security Network (ESN) to the […]

Imo Prison/ Police Attacks: IGP Points At IPOB, ESN

Police authorities have stated that those who razed the Imo State Police Command Headquarters and freed inmates at the Nigerian Correctional Services Centre on Monday, April 5, 2021, were members of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) and the Eastern Security Network (ESN). Inspector- General of Police, IGP Mohammed Adamu ordered the immediate deployment […]

Southeast Governors Ban Open Grazing, Movement Of Cows By Foot

The Southeast Governors have banned open grazing and the movement of cows by foot in the region in a bid to tackle the security challenges confronting the zone. Chairman of the South-East Governors’ Forum and Ebonyi State Governor, Mr Dave Umahi disclosed this on Monday, February 1, 2021, during the inauguration of the All Progressives […]

Two Feared Dead As IPOB, DSS Clash

Two persons were feared dead as operatives of the Directorate of State Security Service (DSS) clashed with members of Indigenous People of Biafa (IPOB). The clash, which occurred on Saturday reportedly started between the DSS and IPOB members holding a meeting in Emene, Enugu. It was gathered that men of the DSS had gone to […]