Ezeobika, who is also the party’s senatorial candidate for Anambra South, said the call was irresponsible, unpatriotic and misplaced in a statement on Saturday.
But in a swift reaction, the state Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), Haruna Mohammed, distanced IPOB from the mayhem, saying it was a fire incident.
The leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Nnamdi Kanu on Wednesday said Nigerians in the South East are free to participate in the forthcoming general elections.
The leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, has called off the election boycott order he had issued his supporters in the South East.
“Having confirmed this evening that all our preconditions and terms have been met, signed, sealed and delivered; I hereby call-off the election boycott across Biafraland on Feb. 16, 2019,” Kanu said.
Addressing the participants shortly after the exercise which lasted for about three hours, the youth leader, Nnaemeka Onyemaechi (a.k.a Timer), stated that the issue of sit-at-home, election boycott and referendum, as being canvassed by some peopl...
He disclosed that the election boycott ordered by Kanu would benefit President Muhammadu Buhari’s re-election bid, hence strongly advised Igbo to come out in huge numbers to avenge the death of Biafrans.
Kanu had earlier ordered that elections would not take place in the area unless the Federal Government agreed to a referendum to determine the sovereignty of Biafra.
Kanu also pointed out that the reason for his call for the boycott of the 2019 polls was not in line with the claims making the rounds of him supporting the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC.
The Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. Tukur Buratai, had last week directed heads of formations to deal ruthlessly with any group that could pose threats to the conduct of the forthcoming elections in the country, referring particularly to members of ...
: “Let me make it very clear that my reference to Alhaji Atiku Abubakar being born a Camerounian has nothing to do with his suitability to contest the office of the presidency of Nigeria because that is the business of Nigerians, I am a Biafran.
To Amaechi, the PDP presidential candidate, Atiku, has repeatedly given a clear assurance that he would restructure the imbalanced federation and called on Igbo electorate to vote for him and his running mate, Obi to get Nigeria on the path of pro...
The airlift exercise involves day and night missions, during which the electoral materials would be conveyed in batches, with NAF C-130 Hercules aircraft from the Nnamdi Azikwe International Airport (NAIA), Abuja to other parts of the country.
Seven states have given strong support to Ohanaeze Ndigbo’s endorsement of Atiku Abubakar as Igbo preferred candidate for next Saturday’s Presidential election.
An International Media personality and presenter, George Chukwu, has revealed some details surrounding an alleged deal that led to the release of the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Nnamdi Kanu, by the Nigeria Government.
According to him, “Earlier today I received a call from US Secretary of State, @SecPompeo, who reaffirmed the international community’s commitment to free and fair elections in Nigeria.”
A traditional ruler in Osun has called on a group, the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) led by Nnamdi Kula threatening to cause a crisis in the eastern party of the country to desist from daring the strength of the Nigerian Army as the general e...
He said, “As the very last surviving nationalist, freedom fighter and minister of the first republic still alive, I feel compelled to say something and warn those who may be plotting to plunge the country into a major crisis that may threaten the ...
Nnamdi Kanu also insisted that President Muhammadu Buhari was dead and has been replaced with Jubril al Sudani fron Sudan.
Ohanaeze Ndigbo specifically warned the Army not to repeat the 2017 “Operation Python Dance” experience, where soldiers allegedly killed, maimed and caused destructions in Igbo land.
Okechukwu spoke in Enugu during a Southeast rally for President Muhammadu Buhari of the All Progressives Congress, APC.