Tag: Biafra Agitators

#BREAKING: Nigerian troops neutralise Biafra National Guard gunman, recover arms, vehicles

Nigerian Troops conducting Exercise GOLDEN DAWN have neutralised one of the Biafran National Guard gunmen who attacked troops’ location at Amaekpu, Ohafia Local Government Area of Abia State.

U.S. ignores small African terrorist group IPOB at its peril – Washington Times Op-ed

In the following Washington Times op-ed, Ivan Sascha Sheehan argues why the U.S. State Department should designate the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) as a foreign terrorist organization (FTO). For him: “The U.S. had correctly prescribed terror labels to other secessionist groups that employ these tactics – the ETA in Spain, the Tamil Tigers in Sri Lanka, and the PKK in Turkey. Now the people IPOB claims to represent, the Igbo, are even seeking to distance themselves from the group. So why hasn’t the U.S.?

IPOB Snubs Umahi, Talks Tough On Biafra

The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), the Igbo group pressing for a sovereign state of Biafra out of Nigeria, has brushed aside the warning of Governor David Umahi of Ebonyi State, boasting that nothing will stop them from liberating Biafra and its people from what they described as a ‘’repressive and unbecoming government of Nigeria’’.