I’m still entitled to $800m compensation, says Kanu

Ade Adesomoju, Abuja The leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu, has said that despite being granted bail by the Federal High Court in Abuja where he is being prosecuted alongside others on charges of treasonable felony, he is still entitled to the $800m compensation for his alleged unlawful arrest and detention […]

Nnamdi Kanu: The Morning After – Dr. Jideofor Adibe

By Dr. Jideofor Adibe | Nasarawa, Nigeria | Nov. 28, 2017 – In my column of September 7 2017 entitled, ‘Nnamdi Kanu and the Redeemer Complex’, I made a few propositions about Nnamdi Kanu that now seem prophetic. I will like to quote two passages from that piece: “…a redeemer movement becomes dangerous when the […]

Biafra: Why I cannot produce Kanu for trial, Buratai tells court

…says soldiers tracked truck load of arms, ammunitions to IPOB leader’s house By Ikechukwu Nnochiri ABUJA – The Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, on Thursday, prayed the Federal High Court in Abuja to dismiss a suit seeking to compel him to produce the ‘missing’ leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, […]

Beware of Those that Fight the Mirror – By Tochukwu Ezukanma

By Tochukwu Ezukanma | Lagos, Nigeria | November 3, 2017 – If you look into the mirror and see dirt on your face, you clean your face and leave the mirror alone. Even, if you choose to ignore the dirt on your face, as revealed by the mirror, you still do not bother the mirror. […]

Army, police in grand looting of IPOB leader Kanu’s home

Ihuoma Chiedozie, Enugu The Indigenous People of Biafra, on Tuesday, said men of the Nigerian Army and the Nigeria Police Force have been looting Nnamdi Kanu’s family house at Afaraukwu, Umuahia, in Abia State. IPOB, which made the allegation in a statement by its spokesman, Mr. Emma Powerful, said the latest incident occurred on Sunday, […]

Re: IPOB is an insurgency, not a terrorist organization

By Jideofor Adibe | Nasarawa, Nigeria | October 15, 2017 –My last week’s column, ‘IPOB is an insurgency, not a terrorist organization’, elicited a remarkable number of comments – kudos and criticisms as one would expect when one throws one’s hat onto the public space. Space will not permit me to reproduce some of the […]

Nnamdi Kanu has no means of livelihood, says army

Olaleye Aluko, Abuja The Nigerian Army has said the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu, has no means of livelihood, but used “propaganda” to make people believe him. The Director, Army Public Relations, Brig. Gen. Sani Usman, stated this in Abuja, while rounding off a two-day media conference on the military’s enhancement […]

50 years after: Soyinka, Kukah regret Igbo massacre in Asaba

From PAUL OSUYI, Asaba Nobel Laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka has frowned at the practice of naming national institutions and infrastructures after leaders known to have committed grievous harm against humanity. Prof. Soyinka bared his mind in Asaba, Delta State capital as special guest of honour at the ceremony marking the 50th Commemoration of  Asaba Massacre with theme […]

Biafra: David Mark speaks on breakup of Nigeria

Former President of the Senate, Senator David Mark, has for umpteenth time stated that break up of the country is not an option, insisting that “the unity of Nigeria is not negotiable”. He said: “Those who are agitating for otherwise are missing the point. Nigeria has crossed many crucibles . We cannot reverse ourselves. The […]

More lawmakers tackle Saraki, Ekweremadu over IPOB

Three days after a leader of the House of Representatives criticised Senate President Bukola Saraki for his views on the proscription of the separatist group, IPOB, more lawmakers have joined in criticising the number three citizen. A group of lawmakers from the House of Representatives, under the aegis of Progressive Caucus, described Mr. Saraki’s statement […]

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