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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 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 7:36 AM Some Nigerians in the Diaspora remit funds to support IPOB – source

Intelligence reports by the Federal Government as revealed by top security source have led to the discovery of an account in Paris into which some Nigerians in the Diaspora remit funds in support of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB). Also uncovered was how some IPOB members have invaded Nigerian embassies in Hong Kong and Spain where they created 16

September 22, 2017 3:20 PM Jude Ndukwe: IPOB – The ants, hyenas and purveyors of falsehood

Since the invasion of Igbo geographical entity in South East Nigeria, which has elicited widespread condemnation of the federal government and its military, a lot of government officials including the military have embarked on fire brigade public relations stunts meant to douse the tension they created among Nigerians and the international community 17

September 21, 2017 3:33 PM Fire NNPC GMD now for insensitivity, Niger Delta youths tell Buhari

ABUJ – NIGER Delta Youth Leaders has told President Muhammadu Buhari to remove the Group Managing Director, GMD of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, Maikanti Baru, so as to avert looming crisis in the Niger Delta region. The youth leaders alleged that the relative peace being enjoyed in the zone will become a thing of the past if Baru continues 20

September 21, 2017 9:32 AM PANDEF begs Army to abort Operation Crocodile Smile II in N’Delta

The group in a statement by the Coordinating Secretary, Dr. Alfred Mulade, noted that the planned deployment was wrong especially at a time that efforts were being made by the federal government and leaders of the region, as represented by PANDEF, to consolidate the much needed sustainable peace and development in the region. It asserted: “It is no longer 15

September 21, 2017 7:14 AM Kanu, Biafra And Its Disciples By Azu Ishiekwene

When the founder of the Movement for the Actualisation of the Sovereign State of Biafra (MASSOB), Ralph Uwazuruike, told The Interview in August that the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu, was being used to destroy Biafra, I thought it was their private fight playing out at last. In the early days of MASSOB when Uwazuruike was planning 19

September 20, 2017 6:56 PM Mexico earthquake: Children killed at collapsed primary school

At least 21 children and five adults died at a primary school which collapsed in Mexico City during Tuesday's quake, the government says. The shallow, 7.1 magnitude quake killed at least 225 people in total and caused major damage across states in the centre of the country. Hopes rose at the school when a girl was located alive and a delicate operation 23

September 20, 2017 10:43 AM Newspaper review: Buhari at UNGA canvasses international material support for anti-corruption war

The headlines of mainstream Nigerian newspapers for Wednesday, September 20, are focused on on President Buhari's speech at United Nations General Assembly in which he canvassed for international support for anti-corruption war. Thisday reports that President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday called for international co-operation and material support for his administration’s 23

September 20, 2017 10:00 AM Nigerian Air Force Joins Operation Python Dance

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has deployed some of its air assets in support of the military operation in South-East and code-named Operation Python Dance II. Various air assets including the Alpha Jet aircraft has immediately been deployed by the air force to it’s 115 Special Operations Group in Port Harcourt, Rivers State to support the ongoing Nigerian 16