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IPOB denies burning mosque in Enugu state

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The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB ) has denied having any hand in the recent burning of a mosque at IgboEze north council area of Enugu state. The group in a statement signed by its Media and Publicity Secretary, Emma Powerful said that IPOB is known to be a peaceful group and has never been violent in its effort to achieve a republic of their own. The statement reads, “The attention of IPOB has been drawn to the burning of a mosque in Igbo Eze North LGA of Enugu State, we also saw a picture purporting the burning of the mosque and the caption blaming it on IPOB members. IPOB leadership would like to use this opportunity to disassociate the hallowed name of IPOB and its members from the alleged arson and any other concocted news of an attack or vandalism, especially on Muslims and their places of worship”.

Nigerian Airforce Join Operation Python Dance II In The South-East

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The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has joined the Operation Python Dance II campaign in the Southeast by deploying its air assets in support of the ground troops. NAF said the deployment of the air assets was not only based on the request of the Nigerian Army for air support but inevitable due to the wide expanse of the exercise area.

A statement on Tuesday night by the Director of Information and Public Relations of the NAF, Air Commodore Olatokunbo Adesanya, said “the essence of the deployment is to provide the necessary air cover to the ground troops to enhance overall operational cohesion and efficiency.” The statement supported with video footage showed two Alpha Jet Aircrafts on aerial surveillance of the coverage area.

IPOB: Ohanaeze warns FG on frivolous court orders

The Igbo socio-political organization, the Ohanaeze Ndigbo, on Tuesday warned courts in Nigeria not to allow themselves be used to undermine democratic process by granting frivolous orders against the Indigenous Peoples of Biafra (IPOB). Ohanaeze, in a statement signed by its President General, Chief John Nnia Nwodo, said it has credible intelligence that the Attorney General of the federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami SAN has secretly approached courts to obtain an order designating IPOB a terrorist group.

Ex- NYSC chief Bomoi is dead

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The former Director-General of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), Brig. Gen. Yusuf Bomoi (retd), is dead. NYSC said in a statement that Bomoi died on Monday after a brief illness. He was buried same day in Abuja. The statement said: “Brigadier General Bomoi was the 13th Director-General who served from October 2004 to January 2009. “He was a man of unparalleled administrative skills and many achievements. “Brig. Gen. Bomoi was credited with many achievements.

Anambra to prosecute arrested IPOB members

Garba BabaUmar Police Commissioner,Anambra State
The police in Anambra State yesterday warned the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) not to dare them. Commissioner of Police Garba Baba Umar told reporters that the police would no longer allow miscreants take over the society. Umar said: “Following the proscription of Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) by the Federal Government, the Anambra State Police Command has taken steps to enforce the ban on all IPOB activities in the State.

Umuahia youth give Ikpeazu 24 hours to dethrone Nnamdi Kanu’s father

Biafra . Director, Radio Biafra's Nnamdi Kanu's parents

The Umuahia Youth Movement has given Abia governor Okezie Ikpeazu 24 hours to dethrone Israel Kanu, ruler of Isiama Afaraukwu in Umuahia. The traditional ruler is the father of Nnamdi Kanu, leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB). (photo: Nnamdi Kanu’s parents)

In a letter addressed to Ikpeazu and copied to President Muhammadu Buhari, The youth blamed Kanu’s father who “could not call his son to order”. The letter read inter alia: “. . . prevail on governor Ikpeazu to as a matter of urgency dethrone Nnamdi Kanu’s father. The group also demanded the continuation of the military exercise (Operation Python Dance) “as any attempt to withdraw will make the IPOB criminals rob our shops and houses”.

IPOB: I won’t dethrone Nnamdi Kanu’s father – Ikpeazu

IPOB . Eze Israel Kanu, son & wife

Gov. Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia State, Tuesday said that he will not dethrone the traditional ruler of Afara Ukwu Ibeku Autonomous Community of the state, His Royal Highness, Eze Isreal Kanu, the father of the leader of Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Mazi Nnamdi Kanu because of the involvement of his son in the ongoing tension in the state. (photo: Nnamdi Kanu & his parents)

Umuahia Youths Movement On Sunday gave governor Ikpeazu a 24-hour ultimatum to dethrone Kanu’s father as paramount ruler of else they would take the laws upon their hands claiming that the royal father was not fit to be king as he was unable to control his son.

IPOB: Saraki, Senators in marathon meeting

SarakiSENATE President Bukola Saraki Tuesday entered into a marathon meeting with the South East Senators as part of ways to find a lasting solution to the crisis between the military and the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB).

Saraki invited other Senators to join him in the meeting with the South East Senate Caucus. They discussed the military show of force in the South East with Python dance 11. Search told the South east Senators to drum it into the ears of their people that there must be peace and unity in Nigeria and Nigeria must not work towards disintegration. The meeting took place at the residence of the deputy Senate President, Senator Ike Ekweremadu.

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