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Biafra: IPOB plans referendum, prints 40 million ballot papers

As part of efforts to restore the defunct Republic of Biafra, the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, has printed 40 million ballot papers to be used to hold a referendum. The first phase of the three-stage referendum will be used to determine  their readiness to opt out of Nigeria. According  to IPOB

Danjuma’s call belated, says IPOB

Tony Okafor The Indigenous People of Biafra on Sunday said Danjuma’s call that Nigerians should defend themselves against killers was belated. In a statement made available to The PUNCH by IPOB’s Media and Publicity Secretary, Emma Powerful, the group described Danjuma’s statement as “crying over spilt milk.” It said what Danjuma said was

Nigeria: Boko Haram, herdsmen, military responsible for 1,300 civilian deaths in 2017- AI Report (attached)

•Boko Haram killed 411 civilians in 2017 • At least 340 people died in military detention •Inter-communal violence claimed 549 lives across 12 states •Human rights abuses peaked in Nigeria, globally Jude Johnson The Amnesty International (AI) has published its State of the World’s Human Rights report for 2017 to 2018, with revelations that

My life is in danger, ex-IPOB member cries out

Freeda Nzemo   The former member of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Mr. Chidozie Oliver Mbah, has cried out to the international community, particularly to the United Nations (UN), to save his life and that of other IPOB members from the hands of Nigeria military officials who are determined to punish

Anambra Guber: Obiano on a landslide

APGA candidate coasts home to victory Election peaceful, turnout large   The candidate of the All Progressives Grand Alliance and Governor of Anambra State in yesterday’s governorship election in the state, Chief Willie Obiano, is most likely to win re-election when the final result of the election is announced. Unconfirmed reports


Capt. Hashim Abdullahi      CHIEF OF DEFENCE STAFF ASSURES OF MARITIME SECURITY Nigeria’s chief of Defence Staff, general Abayomi Olonisakin says the military remains committed to providing adequate security along the nation’s waterways with a view to boosting the country’s economy. General Olonisakin gave the assurance during the official inauguration of locally