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FG offered me Biafra without Rivers, Benue but I rejected-Nnamdi Kanu

The leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, yesterday, disclosed that the Federal  Government offered him Biafra Republic while in Prison with only the five South East States as the component parts but he rejected it. According to him, he rejected it because that did not constitute the complete Biafra, saying that he told them that he wanted a Biafra with Rivers and Benue States inclusive. The IPOB leader also claimed that he was offered an oil block and mansion in Dubai aimed at making him to abandon the cause but that he rejected them and insisted on the actualization of Biafra. Nnamdi Kanu Kanu said those things were Greek gifts to buy him over and maintained that he has no price other than to actualize the restoration of Biafra Republic and liberate the Igbo. “They gave me Biafra in prison with only the five Igbo states; I said no, I want Benue and Rivers”, Kanu said, pointing out that “Biafra is coming, there is nothing to stop it”.

Kanu, who spoke when leaders of Igbo Civil Society Coalition led by Prof. Obasi Igwe paid him a solidarity visit at his Umuahia home, also gave knocks to Igbo elites for their anti-Biafra activities, saying that they have no interest in the Igbo masses. He lambasted Igbo elites who he said are bent on scuttling the Biafran agitation, saying they were doing so for their selfish interest and challenged them to show the Igbo masses what they have been able to do for them since their romance with Nigerian Government. He said they would not succeed. Kanu lamented the deplorable condition of roads in Igbo land and general lack of social amenities and wondered what the elites have been doing in Abuja other to fight for their self interests. He further dismissed Igbo elites whom he said had thought he could be bought over, saying he has no price tag. “They can’t buy us with money. If I can turn down oil block, turn down mansions in Dubai, what can they offer us? All the roads in Biafra land are in deplorable condition, yet we have elites who are just interested in their pockets. “All the roads in Biafra are bad. Apart from Okpara (late Michael Okpara), Mbonu Ojike and Sam Mbakwe, I have not seen any elite in Igbo land. Let them show us what they have done, no roads, no water, nothing. Because they are in Abuja, they are now elites, let them show us what they have done for the people as elites. “They said everything has price, I told them that Nnamdi Kanu has no price. All of you here know my wife, I sacrificed her for two years; so what can they offer me. “Self actualization is not war. We are not for war. We are not talking of war but self actualization. Self determination is not war. Any elite that interprets self determination to be war does not understand English. “Biafra is coming; there is nothing that can stop it, no matter the level of intimidation and blackmail. Some people are running around, saying why must it be Nnamdi Kanu, why not me. I am not an elite, I was born to restore Biafra. We are not interested in any violence, self actualization is not violence”, Kanu said. Adding to the IPOB leader’s statement, Media and Publicity Secretary for IPOB, Emma Powerful said  Kanu’s  position has always been clear. “Our leader Mazi Nnamdi Kanu had discussion with government in prison   and he rejected every offer and demanded a referendum in all the states in South East and South South, including those of our brothers and sisters living in some parts of Benue, Edo and Kogi States. Federal Government should fix a particular date for the people to decide where they want to be. We cannot afford to abandon those in Igbanke, Igala, Idoma and Igede because they are Biafrans unless they decide otherwise. “To join or be part of Biafra is not by force but through referendum, we ascertain who wants to be part of Biafra or not.” In his remarks, the leader of the delegation, Prof. Obasi Igwe commended Kanu and IPOB for their non-violence approach to the agitation and urged him to maintain that approach. He said their aim of visiting him was to encourage him and urge him to ensure that the Igbos have one voice for peace and prosperity of Igbo nation, the entire Eastern region, southern region as well as the middle belt. In an interview, Prof. Igwe insisted on non-violence approach to the issue, and called for appropriate sanctions for the Arewa youths who gave the Igbo quit notice.

 

Your style is out of tune with what we want, Ohanaeze tells Nnamdi Kanu

Igbo apex socio-cultural organisation, Ohanaeze Ndigbo, has disagreed with Igbo youths clamouring for Biafra in retrospect, saying their style was out of tune with the body language of Igbo elders who have seen war and its devastation and would not want anything that would bring another calamity.Ohanaeze also frowned at the call for referendum, saying although “referendum is not a bad idea, but it’s not a tea party either; it is an option that will be more potent, if restructuring clamour fails.”

This came  as governors of the South East and South-South geopolitical zones rose from their joint inaugural meeting in Enugu, in the early hours of yesterday, stating that the two regions had common heritage, culture and affinity.

They subsequently agreed to enter into political and economic integration of the two regions, pledging to work together and realign as a people that share similarities.

This is even as Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, said present agitation by some Nigerians for the restructuring of the country was because of lack of transparency and accountability in the management of issues affecting the interest and relationships of the people. But the Indegenous People of Biafra, IPOB, in a reaction, reiterated that it had never shifted ground  and would never agree to anything that would perpetuate their “current slave status and misery in the colonial contraption called Nigeria.”

Ohanaeze Ndigbo, in a statement signed by Chuks Ibegbu, National Deputy Publicity Secretary, said:  “There is a raging debate on whether Igbo want Biafra, restructuring or referendum. Ohanaeze Ndigbo’s position has been constant and clear. It advocates that a restructured Nigeria with justice and equity will serve Ndigbo more than secession.

‘’It took into consideration the past, present and future before arriving at this crucial decision. Good enough, key voices in Nigeria are keying in to this mood.

“Referendum is not a bad idea, but it’s not a tea party either. It is an option that will be more potent, if restructuring clamour fails.

“Our children in IPOB and MASSOB, though with genuine grievances, need to be on the same page with Ohanaeze Ndigbo. Our son, Nnamdi Kanu, has done well in heightening the mood of Ndigbo in Nigeria, but there must be some caution and restraint on the strategy and methodology.

“Biafra of the mind is not a bad idea, but a physical Biafra at this point in time need a very deep retrospection, introspection and analytical brainstorming which is not decided in the market.  It is only more plausible if the event of 1966 repeats itself in Nigeria.

“Chief Nnia Nwodo and the new Ohanaeze Ndigbo leadership is poised to aggregate the diverse views and opinions of Ndigbo and synthesise an option that will ultimately give Ndigbo their desired leverage in Nigeria. While diplomatic tact and pressure is not out of place in this, superior arguments that will not jeopardize the position and future of Ndigbo will be more attractive.”

 

 

 

Nnamdi Kanu, IPOB can not stop Anambra election—Ohanaeze

Image result for chief nnia nwodo pictures According to a statement signed by Chukwudi Ibegbu, National Deputy Publicity Secretary of Ohanaeze Ndigbo, “President-General of the Ohanaeze Ndigbo, Chief Nnia Nwodo  said  nobody will stop the November  18 elelction in Anambra. Nwodo  noted that nobody has the right to tell Anambrarians not to come out and vote for candidates of their choice in the oncoming elections and, therefore, countermanded the ‘no-election’ order by Nnamdi Kanu,the leader of IPOB. We stand for restructuring —Ebonyi Senator, PDP chieftain, others Also, yesterday, some stalwarts of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in Ebonyi State,  reaffirmed the need for the country to be restructured following the current challenges bedevilling it in every sector of the economy. Speaking with newsmen, the Senator representing Ebonyi Central senatorial zone, Senator Obinna Ogba, who expressed dismay that the South-East geopolitical zone does not have a representative in the National Security Council stressed that “we stand for the restructuring of this country. “ How  can the South-East have only five states while other geopolitical zones have more than that? Let me make it clear that no geopolitical zone is superior to the other. The 2014 confab report should be sent to the National Assembly. There is no Igbo man in National Security Council of this country and how do we know when they tell the Igbo to run for their lives. In NNPC, there is no Igbo man there; in EFCC, there is no Igbo man at the top echelon of responsibility.” Also, a PDP chieftain in Ebonyi State, Chief Abia Onyike, stated that the APC opposition to the clamour for the restructuring of the nation meant that the party has a hidden agenda. According to him, APC’s stance on the matter was a reflection that they are not ready for peace and unity of the nation. Army’ll  defend sovereignty of Nigeria — Bature Meantime, Commander 34 Artillery Brigade, Obinze, Imo State, Brigade General, Hamza Ibrahim Bature, has said  the Nigeria Army will continue to defend the sovereignty of the country no matter the challenges. Bature disclosed this in Owerri during their clean-up exercise in the state capital, as part of their activities to mark this year’s Army Day celebration, weekend. According to the commander, it was enshrined in the constitution that the Army would not only provide security but also defend the country’s sovereignty. He also described the clean up exercise, which started at 07:30am and ended at 10:45am and, subsequently, the free medical services to the people of Okuku in Owerri West Local Government Area as “a show of commitment and patriotism which the Army has for the country.”

MASSOB, IPOB kicks as Igbo leaders demand restructured but united Nigeria

Igbo Leaders of Thought, including governors, members of the National Assembly, leadership of Ohanaeze Ndigbo, traditional rulers and church leaders, met at Enugu, yesterday night, and pledged their support for a restructured but united Nigeria where there would be justice, equity and fairness. The Movement for the Actualization of the Sovereign State of Biafra, MASSOB, has however, rejected the opposition of the Igbo leaders to the splitting of the country, saying the leaders were helping the Nigerian government to delay the imminent disintegration of the country. From left: Gov. Rochas Okorocha of Imo, Gov. Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu, Gov. David Umahi of Ebonyi, Willie Obiano of Anambra and Okezie Ipkeazu of Abia addressing newsmen after South-East Governors Forum in Enugu State.

Leader of MASSOB, Comrade Uchenna Madu, made this known in a statement in Enugu, yesterday, stressing that the leaders had always avoided the issues that had fuelled the Biafra agitation whenever they had the opportunity to sit with the Presidency officials. This is even as  the President-General of the Ohanaeze Ndigbo, Chief Nnia Nwodo, reiterated his assurance to Anambra people that their elections scheduled for November 18, 2017 will be held. Igbo Chiefs According to Madu, “we are not interested in restructuring of Nigeria because the foundation and intention of establishing Nigeria as a state does not favour restructuring.” Attendance Those who attended the Igbo leaders’ meeting included President-General of Ohanaeze Ndigbo, Chief Nnia Nwodo; five governors of South East geopolitical zone led by Chief Dave Umahi of Ebonyi State: Hon Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi (Enugu); Chief Willie Obiano (Anambra); Owelle Rochas Okorocha (Imo); Dr Okezie Ikpeazu (Abia); members of the National Assembly as well as the former Chief of General Staff, CGS, during the General Ibrahim Babangida administration, Commodore Ebitu Ukiwe (retd). They also included the Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu; former Senate President, Ken Nnamani; Chairman of South East Caucus in the National Assembly, Senator Enyinnaya Abaribe; former Governor of the Central Bank, CBN, Prof Chukwuma Soludo; Senator Sam Egwu; Catholic Bishop of Nsukka, Prof Godfrey Onah; the Archbishop of Enugu Diocese of the Anglican Communion, Dr Emmanuel Chukwuma; the Obi of Onitsha, Igwe Nnaemeka Achebe;National Chairman of the United People’s Party, UPP, Chief Chekwas Okorie;Prof. Barth Nnaji; Mrs. Josephine Anenih, and Senator Gill Nnaji, among others. In a communique read by Chairman of the South East Governors’ Forum, Chief Dave Umahi, after the meeting, which lasted till the early hours of yesterday, the Igbo leaders declared their full support for a united Nigeria, where peace, justice, love and fairness reign supreme. Also speaking at the event, Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu, who steered the leaders towards adopting the position of restructuring of the Nigerian federation, in his presentation entitled: “Biafra: The Legal, Political, Economic, and Social Questions,” said Ndigbo would thrive better if given autonomy. He said: “The Igbo must continue to emphasise restructuring, which is currently enjoying acceptance in South-South, South-West, North-Central, and well-meaning people from other parts of the North. I believe that at the discussion table for restructuring, we will have sufficient allies that will enable us extract a good bargain for a just and equitable society, where we will, no doubt, excel.” MASSOB kicks The statement by MASSOB signed by its Leader, Comrade Madu, and entitled “MASSOB blasts Igbo religious, traditional, political and opinion leaders for their nonchalant and insensitive attitude towards the current consciousness and realities of Biafra,” read: “Why is it that whenever these self-acclaimed Igbo leaders meet among themselves or with the Nigeria presidency, they always side-line the primary and principal reasons and cause of Biafra agitation? “Yesterday’s meeting of Igbo leaders in Enugu is tactically helping Nigeria government in postponing the explosion of the inevitable and unstoppable ticking time bomb which Nigeria comfortably  sat  on. “Their decisions are not the true minds and positions of the people of Biafra. We want Biafra and nothing but Biafra. Nigeria must disintegrate. Her faulty foundation has broken beyond repair. “The non-violent struggle for Biafra actualisation and restoration is a reactionary revolution against the continued neglect, political injustices/imbalance of federal structures against Ndigbo by successive governments of Nigeria since 1970. We are in this self-determination struggle because of political, economic, academic, religious slavery which the government of Nigeria had subjected Ndigbo into in Nigeria.”

Ohaneze Rises Against Nnamdi Kanu Over Threat to Anambra Polls

The apex-Igbo socio-cultural organization, Ohaneze Ndigbo, has taken a swipe at the leadership of the Indigenous People of Biafra ( IPOB) for allegedly ordering that the November 18, 2017 governorship election in Anambra State should not be conducted. Nnia Nwodo Presidential-general of the Ohaneze Ndigbo, Chief John Nnia Nwodo who led other national leaders of the organization to the Anambra State House of Assembly warned leaders of groups championing self rule for the Igbo nation not to arrogate to themselves the supreme leadership of Igboland . He said though it was obvious that Ndigbo were suffering marginalization in the affairs of the country, Igbo was still part and parcel of Nigeria, adding that in seeking mitigation of the injustices being meted to Ndigbo, civilized approach should be adopted. He lashed out at the leader of IPOB for, according to him, making unguarded utterances that Anambra State governorship election slated for November would not hold, explaining that such utterance had already drawn the attention of the Inspector General of Police (IGP) who, he stated, had deployed more police personnel to patrol Anambra State. Kanu’s utterance, Nwodo stated, had breached the undertaking he took before him (Nwodo) when he was released from detention. He said, “I’m just being paternal. The way I commended them as my children; is the way I have the right to chastised them when they go wrong. We don’t need this heat up”. His address read: “News that reached us in the past few days that Nnamdi Kanu, the leader of IPOB, has declared that there will be no election in Anambra in November is shocking and disturbing. I hereby countermand that declaration as President General of Ohaneze. “Whereas Ohanaeze understands the marginalization and unfair treatment of Igbo which have given rise to self-determination movements in Igboland, leaders of these movements must not arrogate to themselves the supreme leadership of Igboland. “Statements of the kind credited to Nnamdi Kanu are provocative, misleading and unproductive. Why should Anambra people be denied the opportunity to choose their own leader? Why should any of us who is not from Anambra, no matter how highly placed, descend to the arena and dictate for Anambra people when to vote, whether to vote or who to vote for? “Anambra, nay Igbo, are still part and parcel of the Federal Republic of Nigeria. Yes, we are not happy with our treatment in Nigeria. Yes, some of us want Biafra. Yes, some of us prefer a restructured Federal Republic of Nigeria. But the fact remains that we are still part and parcel of the present Federal Republic of Nigeria, bound by its laws, no matter how repressive or unjust. “Our approach to reforms of our laws even if it leads to self-determination or restructuring must be lawful. We must convince other Nigerians of our point of view, we must strive to make others share our convictions. “Our language must be civil, respectful and lead to consensus building. We must resist any attempt to turn division amongst us, as to which way we must go, become a source of altercations between us.Image result for nnamdi kanu picture “As we speak very many of our people living in Northern Nigeria are in complete awe and consternation regarding how safe they will be after October 1st. Other Northerners living amongst us are also worried. “The Inspector General of Police has taken public notice of Nnamdi’s comments, which may amount to inviting a possible invasion of Anambra by the Nigerian Police, increasing the already existing siege on our people, which may lead to daily extortion on our highways. All these developments have arisen out of unguarded utterances. “I find no venue more suited for the statements I make here. Every constituent part of Anambra is represented here. I believe that the honourable members here are competent enough to carry the Ohaneze message to every nook and cranny of Anambra State.” Nwodo explained further that Ohaneze leadership would visit other houses of assembly in Igbo- speaking states, to acquaint them on the stand of the Ohaneze on issues concerning the people. He expressed happiness with the peace that exists in Anambra State and the steady progress being made over the years, noting that the November election could only improve and not retard the progress.

APGA Writes Nnamdi Kanu, Says ”You’re not Igbo Emperor”

 The  All Progressive Grand Alliance, APGA,  has slammed the leader of Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB , Nnamdi Kanu over his call on Anambra State people to shun the forthcoming governorship poll in the state. This came as the Arewa youths yesterday berated Igbo leaders for not chastising Kanu for threatening to disrupt the 2019 general election and cause confusion in the country. The northern youths, under the aegis of Arewa Youth Forum, (AYF), condemned in strong terms the refusal of Igbo leaders to denounce the self-acclaimed IPOB leader for asking Igbo to boycott the next general election, starting with the Anambra governorship poll later this year until a referendum on Biafra was determined. This is even as  IPOB, yesterday said that the group’s demand for self determination or a referendum did not amount to declaration of war as some people erroneously insinuate, describing such posture as the figment of the imagination of some politicians from the North. APGA, in a letter to Kanu, signed by its National Publicity Secretary, Ifeatu Obiokoye, made available to the media in Awka on Monday, said the call was irresponsible and devoid of intellectual focus. Nnamdi Kanu The party also said Kanu has no authority to speak for the Igbo, although it acknowledged him as the leader of IPOB. It explained that Biafra’s concept was a metaphor for the demand for equity and fair play in the Nigeria state and not a separatist movement. According to the letter, “Nnamdi Kanu’s call for a boycott of elections in the South-East, beginning with the governorship polls scheduled for November 18, 2017 in Anambra is irresponsible, irredentist and totally devoid of any focus. “You must appreciate that for different logical reasons and perception, the Biafra concept has attracted favourable comments among our people, ostensibly borne out of the marginalisation of Ndigbo in the Nigerian state. “While youths of the East are agitating for Biafra, the Arewa youths are equally restive; the same goes for Níger Delta youths and youths from Oduduwa states. “In this popular agitation for Biafra, Ndigbo have not instituted a separatist movement or a terrorist gang as it were. We are more concerned about the continued existence of Nigeria under the present structural arrangement,” the party said. APGA said it stood for restructuring and implementation of the 2014 National Conference resolutions “as a certain way to peaceful co-existence among ethnic nationalities and for dousing tension. It urged Kanu not to be carried away by the success of the May 30 sit-at-home call, which was attributable to many reasons, including fear. It demanded a re-visit and implementation of the report of the 2014 national conference, which arguably addressed the parameters for the restructuring of the nation. The party reminded Mr. Kanu that the right to vote and be voted for was a universally declared right under the United Nations Charter of People’s and Citizenship Right, and in the 1999 Constitution (as amended). It advised the IPOB leader to drop his “emperor” perception of himself “and humble yourself to the true leadership of Ndigbo for a proper and better articulation of the Biafra struggle.” Arrest Nnamdi Kanu now,Arewa youths tell FG In a statement signed by its President, Alhaji Gambo Ibrahim Gujungu, and made available to Vanguard in Abuja, the youths also called for the immediate arrest and prosecution of Kanu for threatening national peace and stability with careless statements. The group said it was disturbed that Kanu issued the election boycott threat not minding the tensed atmosphere in the land arising from the recent threat issued by Arewa youths to the Igbo to quit their land on or before  October 1. The youths justified the quit notice on the provocation caused them by Kanu’s persistent and unwarranted calls for Nigeria’s disintegration without any justification. They said they were taken aback by Kanu’s threat at a time the presidency led by Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo, is meeting with stakeholders across the country to strengthen the bond of unity and cohesion. Gujungu said: “But it is unfortunate that the Federal Government and even leaders of thought and politicians, especially those of Igbo extraction have not deemed it necessary to condemn Nnamdi Kanu or call him to order. “We are also amused that while the call for the arrest of Northern youths is still on, nobody is saying anything about Kanu’s provocation of other Nigerians. To add salt to injury, this is someone who has severally and serially violated his bail conditions with reckless abandon and he is walking free.” Seeking self determination not a declaration of war –IPOB A statement by the IPOB media and publicity secretary, Comrade Emma Powerful said such ignorance about what IPOB stood for was the reason Nigeria could not meet the basic needs of the people, including provision and distribution of electricity and creating job opportunities for the teeming unemployed, despite the abundance of coal, palm oil, gas and crude oil in the country. The statement specifically faulted a statement credited to a foremost Northern politician, Alhaji Tanko Yakassai to the effect that IPOB’s demand could result to war, arguing that it was due to such a stance that the problem of Boko Haram had persisted in the country. The statement said: “They always see civilized debate as a call to war. Such people and the values they represent can never be reconciled with the civilizing effects of genuine democracy that allows for freedom of expression. “It is fair to assume, going by the utterances of certain corrupt segments of the Nigerian society, that most of what IPOB is saying and stands for is lost in translation because anybody with basic understanding of rudimentary English and constitutional law will know that self determination does not mean war and that referendum is not hate speech. “We would like to use this opportunity to clarify once again that IPOB is asking for self determination as recognized in both the United Nations charter on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples and the African charter on Human and Peoples Rights. “Before these Northerners threaten us with war that IPOB hasn’t called for, let them spend a bit of their valuable time acquainting themselves with these charters and declarations. The only instrument IPOB has at its disposal is civil disobedience, which is entirely legal. Civil disobedience, it must be understood, has nothing to do with armed conflict. “Our leader, Nnamdi Kanu, is a peaceful man that constituted IPOB with peaceful foundation and the sole aim is to liberate his people from humiliation and bondage. If some oil revenue dependent Northerners wish to misunderstand him and IPOB aims and objectives, that should be their business.” Praying for Nigeria means continuous killings, oppression of  Igbo – MASSOB In a related development, the Movement for the Actualization of Sovereign State of Biafra, MASSOB, has urged against continued prayer for Nigeria in Churches. In a  statement issued in Abakaliki, the Leader of MASSOB, Comrade Uchenna Madu insisted that the prayers for Nigeria must stop now “because the God of  the Bible can never answer prayers that oppose his divine will.” adding that such prayers would also amount to continuous islamisation agenda by those who want to enthrone  and impose Islamic religion and have  openly declared hatred on the followers of Jesus Christ. The statement read: “We demand that the weekly prayers offered on the altars of Christian churches every Sunday for Nigeria should stop now; praying for the existence and continuation of Nigeria simply means praying for continuous killings, oppression, marginalization, subjection and unprovoked killings of Christians in Nigeria mostly the Igbo. It also means continuous islamisation agenda by those who want to enthrone and impose Islamic religion and have  openly  declared hatred on the followers of Jesus Christ. “The continuous prayers for those  that literally hate Christians will spiritually energise the Islamic fundamentalists, including the herdsmen to continue their religious killing of Christians in Nigeria. MASSOB draws the attention of Igbo Christian church leaders to Hosea 4:6-7 where the God of the Christians lamented that “My people (Christians) are destroyed for lack of knowledge: because thou hast rejected knowledge, I will also reject thee, that thou shalt be no priest to me: seeing thou hast forgotten the law of thy God, I will also forget thy children.” CAN, youth group caution against doom Also yesterday, the Christian Association of Nigeria, CAN, in Bomadi, Delta State warned against doom in the country if the Arewa youths did not back out of their stance against the Igbo living in northern Nigeria, just as a Niger Delta youth group, Izon Movement for Positive Change and Youth Development, IMPCYD, described Arewa youth’s position as babaric and an abuse of human rights. Chairman of CAN, Bomadi local government chapter, Snr Apostle Sunday J. Ekeremor, and the president of IMPCYD, Comrade Ebiotu S. S. Ebareotu, stated this weekend in separate interviews at Bomadi, headquarters of Bomadi council area of Delta State. Snr Apostle Ekeremor said that Nigeria was governed by laws and that the constitution protected every citizen’s right to live in any part of the country without being molested and at such, urged the Arewa youths to make public withdrawal of their threat without any further delay. Group carpets Obasanjo over comments on civil war Meantime, the Biafra National Guard, BNG, yesterday described as an afterthought and a face saving statement,  the alleged statement credited to former President Olusegun Obasanjo that the then Nigerian military government did not plan to wipe out the entire Biafrans in the 1967 to 1970 civil war, but rather, it was a brotherly war to retain the Biafrans in Nigeria. BGN also dismissed as “belated and too late for us to listen to The alleged call by Acting President Yemi Osinbajo, for the Biafra agitators particularly, the leader of Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Mr. Nnamdi Kanu to drop Biafra agitation and join hand with the present administration in rebuilding Nigeria.” BGN in a statement by its leader Mr. Innocent Orji, made available to Vanguard through its Public Relations Officer, Mazi Okoro Ruben, said “we will accept Obasanjo’s apology and Osinbajo’s appeal on condition that they resurrect all Biafran children starved to death, and all our parents, our over six million Biafran civilians, soldiers and heroes, killed during the Nigerian Biafra war and those killed in recent agitations and still being kill up to date.” “We totally and vehemently reject all apologies and calls for us to drop Biafra agitation, it is too late for us to listen to you all making the calls, unless you will miraculously resurrect all our 6 million Biafran civilians, especially our children whom you starved to death and all our parents, including gallant Biafran soldiers and heroes killed and still being killed till date by Nigerian government.He said the action was a violation of the constitution of the federation and also called on federal government to act accordingly to avoid doom of the country, stressing the Christian body condemned the threat in its entirety. He cautioned that failure on the part of the authorities concerned would spell unimaginable doom for all with the unfortunate support for the youths by some leaders from the north, noting that anybody reasonably serving God would not plan such attack. Comrade Ebareotu, on his part, noted that the statement had already heated up the polity and advised government to act fast before it was too late. He warned that if the ultimatum was not openly retracted, it would not augur well for the nation, stressing IMPCYD was of the view that it was premeditated which portended bad omen for the well-being of the nation. “We wonder how the Federal Government of Nigeria will convince us that they are sincerely regretting the civil war, need Igbo in Nigeria after the genocidal war against Biafrans from 1967 to 1970, while they are still incarcerating our 22 Biafra freedom agitators at Onitsha, and Awka prisons since over ten years now and are still waging court war against IPOB leader Mazi Kanu and other IPOB members held at Kuje prisons Abuja. “You better allow us to separate and go our ways peacefully; through conducting referendum to be supervised by the United Nations, so that Nigeria Kanu’s call for boycott of election in Anambra is irresponsible, irredentist and totally devoid of focus.Image result for willie obiano pictures

Nnamdi Kanu may return to jail -FG

Image result for Nnamdi KanuAccording to Punch, the Federal Government may ask the Federal High Court in Abuja to revoke the bail granted to the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, Mr. Nnamdi Kanu, on grounds of alleged breach of the conditions of the bail granted him in April.

Sources in the Federal Ministry of Justice, the body prosecuting the IPOB leader said on the condition of anonymity because they had no authority to speak to journalists on the matter, that alleged breaches of the bail conditions by Kanu were being noted.

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