Friday, September 20, 2019

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    Igbo won’t allow RUGA, Buhari detaining unarmed protesters… 5 things in Nnamdi Kanu’s petition to UN

Igbo won’t allow RUGA, Buhari detaining unarmed protesters… 5 things in Nnamdi Kanu’s petition to UN

Nnamdi Kanu, leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), has told the United Nations that President Muhammadu Buhari's government is arresting and detaining unarmed protesters in a clampdown on civil rights.Kanu made the allegation in a petition, when he led a delegation to the UN headquarters in Geneva, on Thursday, according a statement from Emma Powerful, spokesman of the proscribed group.The [...]

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    Ngige: Igbo must support APC — they won’t be offered presidency in bedroom

Ngige: Igbo must support APC — they won’t be offered presidency in bedroom

Chris Ngige, minister of labour and employment, says the south-east must support the All Progressives Congress (APC) as nobody will offer the region the position of president on a platter of gold.Speaking in Anambra state on Tuesday, the minister said the region should stop "shouting marginalisation" as power is not given based on sentiment and emotion.He said President Muhammadu Buhari [...]

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    Don’t travel abroad, Nnamdi Kanu warns governors owing salaries

Don’t travel abroad, Nnamdi Kanu warns governors owing salaries

Nnamdi Kanu, leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), says his group will continue to hold Nigerian politicians accountable.Speaking in an interview with Rose Peter Graham of Rose on All Sides on BEN Television, London, Kanu said very soon, all Nigerian governors who have refused to pay workers’ salaries but "travelling aimlessly across the world" would be stopped from doing so.He also described the [...]

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    Seun Kuti: Nigerians should inform me when next they plan to beat up politicians abroad

Seun Kuti: Nigerians should inform me when next they plan to beat up politicians abroad

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    No protest against Buhari in Japan, says Femi Adesina on IPOB’s threat

No protest against Buhari in Japan, says Femi Adesina on IPOB’s threat

Femi Adesina, special adviser to President Muhammadu Buhari on media and publicity, says there is no protest or harassment against the president in Japan.On Friday, Nnamdi Kanu, leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), had directed his members in Japan to "disgrace and arrest" the president when he gets to the Asian country.The president arrived Japan on Monday to [...]

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    Nwodo to Nnamdi Kanu: I won’t insult Buhari or call Nigeria a zoo

Nwodo to Nnamdi Kanu: I won’t insult Buhari or call Nigeria a zoo

John Nwodo, president-general of Ohanaeze Ndigbo, says he will neither insult President Muhammadu Buhari nor call Nigeria a zoo.In an open letter to Ndigbo, Nwodo denied the allegations labelled against him by Nnamdi Kanu, leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB). He said Kanu's latest "unprintable lies about me" prompted him to address the accusations "because, not to do so will make them [...]

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    EXCLUSIVE: German police identify four of Ekweremadu’s attackers

EXCLUSIVE: German police identify four of Ekweremadu’s attackers

Four of the people that attacked Ike Ekweremadu, former deputy senate president, in Nuremberg, Germany, have been identified by the Bavaria police, TheCable understands.Ekweremadu, a serving senator from Enugu state, was beaten up by members of the Indigenous Peoples of Biafra (IPOB) in Nuremberg on Saturday at an event organised by “Ndigbo Germany”.Nuremberg is second largest city after Munich in the [...]

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    Nnamdi Kanu: Attacks on Igbo leaders to continue

Nnamdi Kanu: Attacks on Igbo leaders to continue

Nnamdi Kanu, leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), says his members will not desist from attacking Igbo leaders until they "all pay dearly for their sins".On Saturday, members of the group attacked Ike Ekweremadu, former deputy senate president, during the annual cultural festival of the Ndigbo, Igbo apex social-cultural group, in Nuremberg, Germany.In a statement issued on his [...]

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    DSS: Sowore, Nnamdi Kanu conspired to overthrow Buhari

DSS: Sowore, Nnamdi Kanu conspired to overthrow Buhari

The Department of State Services (DSS) has alleged that Omoyele Sowore, convener of the #RevolutionNow movement, conspired with Nnamdi Kanu to overthrow the government of President Muhammadu Buhari.In a counter-affidavit filed at the federal high court, Abuja, in response to an application by Sowore, the DSS said Sowore held a series of meetings with Kanu, leader of the Indigenous People [...]

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    Ekweremadu returns to Nigeria, speaks on attack in Germany

Ekweremadu returns to Nigeria, speaks on attack in Germany

Ike Ekweremadu, former deputy senate president, has returned to Nigeria after the attack on him by members of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) in Nuremberg, Germany.The lawmaker was attending the Second Annual Cultural Festival and Convention organised by Ndi-Igbo in Germany when the embarrassing incident took place.Speaking at Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport in Abuja on Monday, the lawmaker narrated how [...]

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    VIDEO: ‘Nnamdi Kanu is an ingrate’ — Asari Dokubo hits IPOB over attack on Ekweremadu

VIDEO: ‘Nnamdi Kanu is an ingrate’ — Asari Dokubo hits IPOB over attack on Ekweremadu

Asari Dokubo, leader of the Niger Delta Peoples Salvation Force, (NDPSF), has blamed Nnamdi Kanu, leader of  the  Indigenous Peoples of Biafra (IPOB), for the attack on Ike Ekweremadu, former deputy senate president.In a video, Dokubo condemned the attack, saying Ekweremadu spearheaded the release of Kanu from prison.Some members of the IPOB attacked Ike Ekweremadu, in Nuremberg, Germany, on Saturday.The [...]

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    IPOB attack: Address issues causing agitations among Nigerians, PDP tells Buhari

IPOB attack: Address issues causing agitations among Nigerians, PDP tells Buhari

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has condemned the attack on Ike Ekweremadu, ex-senate president, by members of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB).Ekweremadu was attacked by some members of IPOB on Saturday in Nuremberg, Germany.In a statement by Kola Ologbondiyan, PDP spokesperson, the party said the attack on the former senate president was unprovoked and cannot be justified.It added that  the [...]

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    IPOB: Attack on Ekweremadu should serve as warning to Igbo leaders

IPOB: Attack on Ekweremadu should serve as warning to Igbo leaders

The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) says the attack on Ike Ekweremadu, ex-deputy senate president, should serve as a warning to other Igbo leaders that they will be humiliated if found in a public event abroad.Ekweremadu was attacked by some members of the IPOB on Saturday in Nuremberg, Germany during the annual cultural festival of the Ndigbo, apex social-cultural group in [...]

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    Attack on Ekweremadu, a national embarrassment, says Dabiri-Erewa

Attack on Ekweremadu, a national embarrassment, says Dabiri-Erewa

Abike Dabiri-Erewa, chairman of Nigerians In Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM), has condemned the attack on Ike Ekweremadu, former deputy senate president, in Germany.The lawmaker was attacked on Saturday at the second annual Igbo Cultural Festival held in Nuremberg, Germany.Uche Anichukwu, his media aide, in a statement, confirmed that Ekweremadu was physically assaulted by some members of the proscribed Indigenous Peoples of Biafra [...]

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    IPOB spokesman: Kanu will return to Nigeria to mobilise support for Biafra

IPOB spokesman: Kanu will return to Nigeria to mobilise support for Biafra

Nnamdi Kanu, leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), will return to Nigeria to mobilise support for the creation of Biafra, according to Emma Powerful, IPOB spokesman.Powerful told TheCable on Monday that Kanu will visit Nigeria as part of his current tour of some countries where he is preaching the group’s secessionist cause.The IPOB leader, who is being prosecuted before [...]

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    IPOB to Arewa youths: Do your worst.. we won’t give out our ancestral land for Ruga

IPOB to Arewa youths: Do your worst.. we won’t give out our ancestral land for Ruga

The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) says it will not allow anyone to forcefully take over their ancestral lands for Ruga settlement.The group also challenged the youth wing of the Arewa Consultative Forum (ACF) to “do their worst” in the wake of the expiration of the 30-day ultimatum.The IPOB was reacting to the deadline issued by the coalition of northern [...]

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