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Senate investigates Buhari’s alleged human rights violations, assault on constitution

• To debate ‘infractions’ • Summon AGF over executive ordersThe Senate has scheduled for debate and investigation allegations of human rights and constitutional violations by the President Muhammadu Buhari administration. The recent enactment of the controversial Executive Order No. 006 as a legislation, which permits security agencies to freeze assets of persons

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

Rights violations: AI report aims to weaken efforts for peace, security in Nigeria- Military

Rights violations: AI report aims to weaken efforts for peace, security in Nigeria- Military  •Over 500 Boko Haram suspects freed, re-integrated to society  Jude Johnson  The Nigerian military has described the recent report released by Amnesty International (AI) report alleging human rights violations by the Armed Forces of Nigeria (AFN), as a gross

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

Buhari: We’re vindicated by Obasanjo’s statement-IPOB

  Babatunde Abiodun    The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) on Wednesday said that statements credited to former President Olusegun Obasanjo on the person and government of President Muhammadu Buhari have vindicated the pro-Igbo group on its various allegations of sectionalism, abuse of human rights and iron-handedness of the Buhari-led administration.   Throwing its weight behind Obasanjo,

Herdsmen killings: IPOB accuses CNN, BBC, others of conspiracy

The Indigenous People of Biafra on Wednesday accused the British Broadcasting Corporation, Cable Network News, Al Jazeera and other foreign media of conspiracy of silence in the reportage of killings by herdsmen in most Nigerian communities. In a statement in Awka, Anambra State by IPOB’s Media and Publicity Secretary, Emma Powerful, the group

IPOB backs Trump for recognising Jerusalem as Israel’s capital

Babatunde Opalana  The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has backed President Donald Trump of the United States for recognizing Jerusalem as the political capital city of the nation of Isreal. Emma Powerful, Media & Publicity Secretary of IPOB, said in spite of whatever contrary views or opinion to Mr. Trump’s action, the