Politics

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Breaking: Anambra Businessman Drags Nnamdi Kanu, IPOB To Court Over Anambra State Election Boycott

A business man in Anambra, Dr. Richard Ndubuaku, has sued the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, and its leader, Nnamdi Kanu at the Federal High Court in Abuja over their plan to boycott the forthcoming gubernatorial election of the state.

He is seeking for an injunction from the court in the suit with number FHC/ABJ/ CS/756/2017 to restrain Nnamdi Kanu and the IPOB from boycotting the Anambra State governorship election scheduled to hold on November 18.

US-Based Pastor Chris Tells Nnamdi Kanu What He Must Do To Get Biafra

Pastor Chris Amuchie who coordinates the General Coordinator of the Igbo Intercessory Prayer Ministry has advised the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) Mazi Nnamdi Kanu and other pro-Biafra agitators to adopt spiritual violence in their struggle.

According to the US-based pastor who made the statement during an interview with Daily Sun, it is only through strong spiritual battle the Igbo can be liberated from the severe marginalization and persecution they witness in Nigeria.

President Buhari Cancels Tomorrow's Federal Executive Meeting To Allow Ministers Enjoy Sallah Holiday

President Muhammadu Buhari has officially canceled the meeting of the Federal Executive Council Meeting (FEC) scheduled to hold tomorrow.

The information was given out by the Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed today, Wednesday.

He said President Buhari canceled the meeting because the Eid-el-KABIR holiday deprived the ministers enough time to prepare the documents for the meeting.

"We Will Resist Nnamdi Kanu's Rearrest With Our Last Blood," MASSOB Reaffirms, Fires Warning To South East Governors

Just as the governors of the South East are lately, seemingly making moves to reconcile their stance with the pro-Biafra agitators, the Movement for Actualisation of Sovereign State of Biafra (MASSOB), under the leadership of Mr. Uchenna Madu, has fired warning to them, calling on them to desist from any step that could undermine the Biafra struggle.

This was after the group’s meeting in Abakaliki, capital of Ebonyi State, with some of its national officers.

Again, Asari Dokubo Dares Fed. Govt, Reassures Any Attempt To Rearrest Nnamdi Kanu Will Be Resisted

Former leader of the Niger Delta Militants, Alhaji Mujahid Dokubo-Asari, has reassured of the readiness the South East, South South groups to thwart any move by the Nigerian Government to rearrest leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Nnamdi Kanu.

Asari, the leader of the Niger Delta Peoples Salvation Force, NDPSF, spoke in a video where he also expressed doubt that it was President Muhammadu Buhari that returned from London.

Addressing “fellow Biafrans”, Asari said the same stone the biblical David used to crush Goliath is still available for Biafra.

Photos: See More Pictures From The IPOB Rally In Spain Yesterday

The Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, staged a huge rally in Malaga, Spain yesterday, Saturday and it cought much attention.

The group which had a mixture of umu Igbo and some whites were seen parading the streets with chants of "give us referendum...we are tired of being in Nigeria.

Same crusade is being carried out by their leader, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu here in Nigeria.

See the pictures taken from their rally above.

Afenifere Defends Nnamdi Kanu, Kicks Against His Planned Re-Arrest By The Federal Govt

In this interview with the Punch news, the National Publicity Secretary of the pan-Yoruba sociocultural organisation, Afenifere, Yinka Odumakin, shades light on the controversies surrounding the planned re-arrest of the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Mazi Nnamdi Kanu by the Federal Government over claims that he had flouted his bail conditions through his speeches and public appearance.

Read on...

Why are you against calls for the rearrest of pro-Biafra agitator, Nnamdi Kanu?

BSS Is To Protect Biafran Lands From Fulani Herdsmen Attack, Not A Terror Grop, IPOB Reassures

The Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, today, Saturday, dismissed claims it established the Biafra Security Service (BSS) to cause mayhem in the country, stating the BSS was established to protect the communities in Biafra land from Fulani herdsmen attack.

In a press release by its publicity secretary, Mr Emma Powerful, IPOB stated it will not go back on the formation of the BSS, adding it does not contest the formation with anyone as the BSS would remain.

Nigeria Police Force Deploys More Personnel To South East For Nnamdi Kanu's Re-Arrest

The Nigeran Poice Force has revealed it has deployed additional personal to the South to both prevent the Independent Peope of Biafra,IPOB from carrying out its threat to boycott and carry out a posible re-arrest of Nnamdi Kanu, the group's leader.

Speaking to Punch, the Force Public Relations Officer, Jimoh Moshood, said “We have made additional deployments, particularly in Anambra State, because of the upcoming governorship election and also to other South-East and South- South states to ensure that IPOB did not actualise its threat of stopping the election.

Rochas Okorocha Must Be Impeached Imo State Community Leaders Insist, Give Reasons

Heads of the communities in all the three senatorial districts in Imo state have pressured the House of Assembly of the state to immediately commence the impeachment process of governor Rochas Okorocha.

According to the leaders who protested the recent demolition of the Ekeukwu market used to be known as Ogwumabiri market which led to the death of many including a 10-year old boy while many others were injured, by wearing black clothes, Okorocha has turned himself into a tyrant with his mode of governance

See The Epic Response A Nigerian Twitter User Gave President Buhari On Twitter.

A Twitter user gave a witty resonse to President Muhammadu Buhari on his tweet where he complained of inherenting a failed economy from the past adminstration of Former President Goodluck Jonathan. 

The Twitter user who apparently was infuriated by the tweet, subtly bashed President Buhari with an analogy with the Real Madrid coach who inherited a nearly collapsed team from the former Coach, Rafael Benitez yet went ahead to win the Champions league in same season and has since won multiple of trophies with same set of players.

See their tweets above.

Nnamdi Kanu, His Father, In An Ongoing Meeting With South Eastern Governors

The leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Mazi Nnamdi Kanu is in a meeting with governors of the South Eastern region in the company of his father, His Royal Highness, Eze Israel Okwu Kanu.

The meeting which is said to be holding inside the Enugu state Government House was scheduled to discuss the planned election boycott by the IPOB. 

Federal Government Making Noise Over Plan To Re-Arrest Nnamdi Kanu.

Former Lawmaker in the Second Republic, Junaid-Mohammed has lashed out at the Federal government over their plan to re-arrest the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu.

According to him, the federal government's plan is mere "noise making" and does not portend any seriousness. 

See How Gov. Wike Greeted Fmr. Gov. Peter Obi During The PDP Primaries In Anmabra State

It was in Anambra state when the who is who had gathered for the much anticipated primary election of the People Democratic Party, PDP, for the forthcoming gubernatorial election.

Former governor of Anambra state, Peter Obi met with the incumbent governor of Rivers state,  Governor Nyesom Wike and the this is what we saw (picture above).

Peter is generally regarded as the new god-father of Anambra state politics as he reportedly personally installed the incumbent governor, Willie Obiano in power. 

Just Like Northern Youths, Elders Defend Arewa Youths, Igbo Youths Are Ready To Defend Nnamdi Kanu From Re-Arrest -- Chibueze Ngene

Reacting to an incitful comment by an hausa youth on a popular news site “Gossip Mill. The publisher of Southeast’s formost news blog “Voice Of The East ” Mr Chibueze Ngene has said that igbo youths are ready to stand up for Nnamdi KANU if the Igbo political class won’t.

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