South East governors Forum proscribes IPOB

The South East Governors’ Forum has announced the proscription of activities of the Indigenous Peoples of Biafra (IPOB). Arising from its emergency meeting on Friday in Enugu, Chairman of the forum, Gov. Dave Umahi of Ebonyi requested the group and other of such groups to articulate their grievances and send to the forum. Umahi appealed to all governors in the zone to ensure compliance with the directive in their various states and for the Federal Government to withdraw the troops in the zone. Umahi said: “All activities of IPOB are,…

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Igbos abandon IPOB, Nnamdi Kanu in Kano

The Igbo Community Association in Kano state has dissociated itself from the activities of Independent Peoples of Biafra (IPOB) and its leader, Nnamdi Kanu. The President-General of the association, Chief Ebenezer Chima, made the position of the association known at a joint news conference in Kano on Friday. “We want to state categorically here that we, the Igbos residing and doing business in Kano state, unequivocally state that we dissociate ourselves from the activities of IPOB and its leader, Nnamdi Kanu. “We are strongly advocating for peace and unity in…

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IPOB is internal threat – Minister, Mr Geoffrey Onyeama

Mr Geoffrey Onyeama, Nigeria’s Minister of Foreign Affairs, has described the Indigenous Peoples of Biafra (IPOB) as internal threat that can be handled by federal government. He said that Nigeria does not require any international help to curb the threat posed by the activities of the secessionist IPOB. Onyeama told journalists at the UN headquarters in New York that the threat from the self-agitation group would be handled. According to him, IPOB is different from the Boko Harm terrorists which main aim was to capture territory and to kill innocent…

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Igbo people resident in northern part spurn IPOB, Kanu

Igbo people resident in northern commercial city of Kano have spurned the activities of Independent Peoples of Biafra (IPOB) and its leader, Mr. Nnamdi Kanu. Chief Ebenezer Chima, the President-General of Igbo Community Association in Kano state, rejected and dissociated the Igbo from the activities of IPOB. “We want to state categorically here that we, the Igbos residing and doing business in Kano state, unequivocally state that we dissociate ourselves from the activities of IPOB and its leader, Nnamdi Kanu. “We are strongly advocating for peace and unity in the…

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