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September 24, 2017 2:37 AM IPoB Proscription: Igbo re-strategise to battle marginalisation

ALTHOUGH the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, has gone to court to quash the Federal High Court order proscribing it and declaring it a terror group, the news of the group’s ban was received with mixed feelings in the South-East. Many Igbo see IPOB as a vehicle to redress perceived marginalisation of the Igbo and South-East as well as to restructure 16

September 23, 2017 5:36 AM How APC is desperately trying to reclaim the debate on restructuring

The country’s ruling party is running against time in a bid to reclaim the debate on power devolution after the agitation initially caused confused its top leadership. If anything had embarrassed the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC since it came to power, it was unarguably the party’s dithering procrastination on restructuring. For a party parading 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

September 22, 2017 7:43 AM Restructuring: Why we appear ‘reluctant’– Northern Elders

Northern Elders’ Forum (NEF) has said the North was not afraid of the persistent calls for restructuring. It, however, maintained that it would not allow itself to be stampeded into adopting a premeditated design that could spell doom for the region. President of the NEF, Paul Unongo, disclosed the group’s position at a news conference in Abuja, yesterday 17

September 21, 2017 11:34 PM Restructuring: We’re not afraid, but won’t be stampeded — Northern elders

ABUJA—Northern Elders Forum, NEF, yesterday, again, weighed in on the state of the nation, saying while the region was not afraid of the persistent calls for restructuring, especially from other parts of the country, it would, however, not allow itself to be stampeded into adopting a premeditated design that could spell doom. NEF’s declaration came on a day chairman 18

September 20, 2017 1:30 AM IPOB protests at UN General Assembly

Abuja—The Federal Government said, yesterday that it is aware of sources of funding of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, and is taking steps to block them. Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, disclosed this when he appeared on a live television programme, Good Morning Nigeria on Nigerian Television Authority, NTA. This came at a time members 20

September 20, 2017 12:22 AM FG, Jonathan disagree on proposed S’West, S’South military operations

The Federal Government and former President Goodluck Jonathan have disagreed on the planned military operation in the South-South and the South-West codenamed Operation Crocodile Smile. Jonathan, who spoke on Tuesday, believed it was an anomaly for soldiers to be deployed for internal security, a responsibility that is meant for the police, saying the deployment 21

September 19, 2017 9:50 PM Governor Ikepazu denies placing N3million ransom on Nnamdi Kanu’s capture

Abia state Governor, Okezie Ikpeazu, has denied offering N3million for the capture of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) leader, Nnamdi Kanu. NAIJ.com gathered that Ikpeazu’s senior special assistant on public communication, Sam Hart, in his Twitter handle on Tuesday, September 19 debunked the allegations. Hart claimed that Ikpeazu received criticisms 13

September 19, 2017 7:29 PM IPOB: I won’t dethrone Nnamdi Kanu’s father – Ikpeazu

ABUJA – GOVERNOR Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia State, Tuesday said that he will not dethrone the traditional ruler of Afara Ukwu Ibeku Autonomous Community of the state, His Royal Highness, Eze Isreal Kanu, the father of the leader of Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu because of the involvement of his son in the ongoing tension in the state 16

September 19, 2017 10:28 AM The hope of black man rests with the Igbo of the South East, … – Shetima

Governor Shetima also commended governors from the South East for steps taken in dousing the rising the tension following the Army’s recent Operation Python Dance exercise in the zone. He said this, on Monday, when he led three other Northern Governors on a peace mission to the South East and paid a courtesy visit to the Imo State governor, Owelle Rochas 21