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September 23, 2017 11:20 PM What Operation Python Dance 2 planned to do to us before senate's intervention

The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) ha declared its readiness to stand before a commission of inquiry into the activities of the Operation Python Dance 2 in the southeast. IPOB said but for the senate, the security operatives under the operation were ready to commence the ‘mass execution of innocent members’ of the organisation. In a statement released 11

September 23, 2017 7:37 PM Breaking: We must guard against separating Nigeria into small pieces, Tinubu warns

“Being more pragmatic, separating the nation into small pieces resolves nothing and creates additional problems”. Tinubu noted that gargantuan challenges were facing the country but explained that they were not enough to call for the dismantling of the federation at a time some parts of the world were taking advantage of integration. The APC leader 21

September 23, 2017 7:12 PM 3 killed as Niger Delta militants strike oil vessel in Bayelsa

Some gunmen believed to be militants have hit a tug-boat loaded with crude oil in the souther Ijaw creeks in Bayelsa state causing chaos in surrounding areas. Premium Times reports that the incident happened less than three weeks after a similar attack in an ambush on a military houseboat that led to the death of two persons. NAIJ.com learnt that the gunmen 11

September 23, 2017 6:39 PM They killed my Chairman in cold blood – Gov. Ortom

The quartet were killed by armed youths, last week, in a crisis linked to alleged tussle between two brothers belonging to different political camps. The alleged face-off between the two brothers, said to have in the past defied attempts to resolve, reportedly suddenly escalated, leading to the razing of several houses, cars and valuables apart from the gunshot 12

September 23, 2017 4:55 PM Gunmen kill two policemen, one NSCDC operative in Bayelsa

Gunmen, suspected to be sea pirates, have murdered two policemen and an operative of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps in Bayelsa State. The incident reportedly occurred on Friday night on the Ekebiri waterways of Southern Ijaw Local Government Area of the state. The sea pirates, it was learnt, lay in wait in a concealed position in Ekebiri 15

September 23, 2017 4:55 PM Suspected sea pirates kill security personnel, civilian in Bayelsa creek

The incident, which occurred at about 7pm, it was learned, heightened tension in the area as security men in all location in the council area were put on red alert. It was gathered that the bodies of the deceased have been recovered by local divers. While sources told Vanguard that the security personnel were on an escort mission on board a barge being 11

September 23, 2017 4:37 PM Saraki’s comments, an endorsement of IPOB’s activities —Lawmakers

A group of members of the House of Representatives, under the aegis of the Progressive Caucus, has described comments made by the Senate President, Bukola Saraki, on the Indigenous People of Biafra’s proscription as an endorsement of the group’s activities. Saraki had on Monday described IPOB’s proscription by the military and South-East governors as unconstitutional 11

September 23, 2017 11:22 AM Kanu was about to stop Biafra agitation when Army attacked

A southeast leader Evang. Elliot Uko has said that the Nigerian Army attacked the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) just when it was about to tone down on its agitation for sovereignty. According to The Nation, Uko, the deputy secretary of Igbo Leaders of Thought, said Kanu had accepted at a governor with the meeting (where he was present) to reduce 9

September 23, 2017 8:18 AM Boko Haram: Army explains why residents have not returned to Marte

The Deputy Director, Theatre Command, Operation Lafiya Dole, Col. Onyema Nwachukwu has explained the reasons as to why the people of Marte local government area of Borno state have not returned to their home council despite claim of liberation by the army. The people of Marte, unlike other local government councils who are at least taking refuge in their 16

September 23, 2017 4:38 AM I was amazed Obasanjo asked Buhari to negotiate with Kanu –Clarke, SAN

During the administration of former President Goodluck Jonathan, the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu, preached the unity of Nigeria. But now that President Muhammadu Buhari, a northerner, is in charge, he’s preaching secession. Can we say the agitation of such a person is genuine? Let me be honest with you: No agitation in Nigeria 16