IPOB sit-at-home order: No need for show of strength, activist tells FG (Sun)

Rights activist and legal practitioner, Ebun-Olu Adegboruwa has urged Federal Government to consider option of negotiation and civilised way to address issue of agitation currently going on in all the states of the South East instead of show of strength…

Ambode heads for 2nd term, picks APC gubernatorial form (Nation) *NCWS urges parties to reduce costs of nomination forms for women (Punch)

Ambode heads for 2nd term, picks APC gubernatorial form (Nation) The Executive Governor of Lagos State, Akinwunmi Ambode on Monday picked his nomination form for second term race to govern the state. He picked the form at the All Progressives…

Group urges women to continually lead society out of injustice (Vanguard)

Women Arise for Change Initiatives, an NGO, on Saturday advised Nigerian women not to allow themselves to be silenced by anti-democratic elements in the society. Joe Okei-Odumakin, President of the group, said in Lagos that women had the right to…

IPOB women protest in Owerri, demand Nnamdi Kanu’s release (Nation)

The police in Imo on Friday arrested some women protesting over the continued detention of Nnamdi Kanu, the leader of Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) for allegedly conducting an unlawful assembly. Some of the women, mostly of middle age and…

Anxiety as IPOB resumes call for election boycott (Nation)

The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) Friday resumed the call for election boycott in the Southeast ahead of the 2019 general elections. The proscribed group insisted on a referendum and sovereign state of Biafra as part of conditions to end…

Igbos want restructuring, not Presidency, says Nwabueze (ThisDay)

Foremost constitutional lawyer, Professor Ben Nwabueze has stated that the Igbos were not interested in the presidency of Nigeria, but to have the country restructured. Nwabueze met with the leadership of Ohaneze Ndigbo and the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB)…

IPOB demands release of Dasuki, El-Zakzaky (SUN)

The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has called on International Criminal Court (ICC), in the Hague, to prevail on President Muhammadu Buhari to obey court judgements and orders by releasing the former National Security Adviser (NSA) Col. Sambo Dasuki and…

How Ekiti gov election vindicates our no election stance — IPOB (Vanguard)

The Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, has said that the opposition would lose the 2019 general elections, going by what it described as the “charade” that characterised last Saturday’s governorship election in Ekiti State. IPOB said that the coalition of…

DSS arrests Senator Abaribe (ThisDay)

The Department of State Security has arrested the lawmaker representing Abia-South Senatorial District, Senator Enyinnaya Abaribe. According to his Special Adviser, Mr. Nwokoma Okorie, Senator Abaribe was picked up on Friday morning at his barber’s shop in the Apo area…

Sit-at-home: Total compliance in Onitsha as markets, banks shut (SUN)

Commercial activities and vehicular movements were paralysed  in Onitsha, Anambra State, on Wednesday, in compliance with the sit-at-home order declared by the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) to honour fallen heroes who died in the struggle for the South East.…

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