In keeping with the promise made live on air by the Director and Host of Radio Biafra Nnamdi Kanu, the “Editorial Board of Radio Biafra is pleased to announce to all Indigenous People of Biafra and friends of Biafra all over the world that Microsoft, Google and Facebook have now recognised the word Biafra as a noun”, according to a brief statement released by the management of the London based radio station.
The fear gripping Nigeria about impending implosion and lawlessness in Nigeria has led to yet more call for the creation of yet another tier of armed militia drawn from villages across Nigeria to provide assistance to the police in combating terrorism.
Igbo leaders in Lagos has demanded an unreserved apology from the State government and Governor Fashola to Igbo people in the state and compensation to Igbos recently deported by the state government to Anambra State, otherwise they may be forced to begin to mobilize Igbos in Lagos against the government writes 247ureports.
Radio Biafra relentless campaign for the peaceful dismemberment of the country called Nigeria has drawn yet another reaction from another public figure, this time around the paramount ruler of Nigeria Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar III, has called on Nigerians to desist from using ethnicity to cause a breach of the peace and violence, the News Agency of Nigeria reports on Sunday.
European Union (EU) reaffirmed its support to the entire community of indigenous peoples across the globe. The assurance is coming at the heels of global solidarity and support for the promotion of the rights of indigenous peoples.
After numerous failed attempts to dislodge Boko Haram from their stronghold in Northern Nigeria President Goodluck Jonathan appears to have thrown the last dice admitting that extra 8,000 troops are needed to boost the strength of the military in the killing fields of Borno, Yobe and Adamawa States.
Yoruba Pentecostal Church leaders in Nigeria have joined their Cameroonian counterparts to condemn the recent clampdown on their lucrative Pentecostal church businesses in Cameroun. President Paul Biya had ordered the closure of 50 churches, many of which originated from Nigeria. Rather than comending President Paul Biya on his effort to rid Cameroon of the influence of mechandising Yoruba Pentecostal Churches, a few pastors in Bamenda and Douala had on Wednesday marched against the government’s order.
The factionalised apex Igbo socio-cultural organization, Ohanaeze Ndigbo, yesterday, set up a committee to look into the issue of reparation and royalties due to Ndigbo since after the civil war. The committee, headed by the first republic Minister, Chief Mbazulike Amechi, is one of the 21 committees which the Chief Garry Igariwey-led executive of Ohanaeze has set up to handle various issues affecting the Igbo.
The state of hopelessness in Nigeria has led certain sections of the clergy to contemplate giving their backing those calling for a revolution in Nigeria. In an interview with the Vanguard, Alfred Adewale Martins, Catholic Archbishop of Lagos said the Church may throw its support behind a civil revolution if need be.
No fewer than 300 vehicles were yesterday set ablaze in various locations of Maiduguri, the Borno State capital, by persons suspected to be members of the Boko Haram sect reports The Nation. The latest attack came barely eight hours after 50 gunmen believed to be members of the sect attacked Damboa Divisional Police Station and a military post, killing a policeman and 11 other residents in Damboa local council area, in the early hours of Friday.