The fear of being kidnapped by the fundamentalist Boko Haram sect has gripped governors in some of the states across the federation forcing them to beef up security in government houses and their homes, SUNDAY PUNCH reports.One of the governors, Mr. Rauf Aregbesola of Osun State, had on April 26, raised the alarm that state…
Please due to several calls we have received, it appears that many people have not received information regarding the current situation on the above-named case pending in the Federal High Court Owerri. We are aware that the Officers in charge of public relations were instructed by the Council of Elders of Indigenous People of Biafra to send out the report after the Court hearing but it seems that many people have not yet received the report. In order to avoid misinformation and public deception, we have deemed it necessary to send out this Report regarding the court hearing on 30th April in the case between Indigenous People of Biafra and the Federal Government of Nigeria. We shall also use this medium to give further directives and instructions about what all Indigenous People of Biafra are required to do as the matter progresses in court to ensure our victory.
THE Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Oyo State has charged the ruling Action Congress of Nigeria (ACN) and the Accord Party not to turn the state into a war zone following Thursday’s mayhem allegedly perpetrated by supporters of the parties in coalition with members of the National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW), at Olomi area of Ibadan.
More death and violence in the Zoo: Ex-Kogi Governor’s brother killed in election violence in Nigeria
Carried by News Express The man you are seeing in the photo accompanying this story is not sleeping but dead. His name is John Okpanachi, said to be related to a Prince Abubakar Audu, a former governor of Kogi State, North-Central Nigeria, who has been making vain efforts to return to power through the Action Congress of Nigeria (ACN).
Reported by Bloomberg Violence between Muslims and Christians in the northeastern Nigerian town of Wukari in Taraba state left 39 people dead, according to the police reports Bloomberg. More than 30 people were injured and more than 30 homes were burned yesterday in clashes between Hausa Muslims and Jukun Christians, Joseph Kwaji, a police spokesman, said today by phone from the Taraba state capital, Jalingo. The military and police were deployed to quell the unrest, he said.
KANO Bus Park Attack Latest: Igbo Community angry at Governor Kwakwanso’s Aide “The Sabon Gari incident was Allah’s way of driving away his enemies and paving way for the Islamic School”. – says Kano State Government Spokesman. Report is emerging that a few days before the bus station blast, the officials acting on the orders of the Executive Governor of Kano State His Excellency Alhaji
Reports in two Nigerian major daily newspapers The Sun and Guardian (links below) and confirmed by the leadership council of the Indigenous People of Biafra is reporting that two pro-Biafran groups, Bilie Human Rights Initiative and Biafra Alliance (Australia) have presented a joint petition and summary of the ongoing court case instituted against the Federal Government to the Australian government. In a meeting organised by Biafra Alliance (Australia), in conjunction with Radio Biafra, London, in Canberra, Australia recently, the groups said the petition was part of the sensitisation programme aimed at highlighting the sufferings of Southeastern Nigerians at home.
Breaking News Northern Elder Statesman Dr. Shettima Ali Monguno has been released by his abductors according to reports reaching Radio Biafra. The Commander of the Federal Republic of Nigeria who was kidnapped by gunmen suspected to members of the Islamic separatist group Boko Haram was taken from his local mosque after Friday prayers in Maiduguri. Dr. Monguro is from the Kanuri ethnic minority group in the Boko Haram controlled Bornu area where it appears they have managed to fight the Nigerian troops to a stalemate.
Some unknown gunmen suspected to be members of the islamist sect Boko Haram today kidnapped elder statesman Alhaji Shettima Ali Monguno this afternoon at the Mafoni Jumaat Mosque immediately after he performed the Friday Jumaat prayers. SHETTIMA ALI MONGUNO Commander of the Federal Republic or C.F.R. for short is according to Wikipedia a Nigerian educationalist and Politician, Born 1926 in Monguno-Bono state. He attended Monguno primary school, on completion he proceed to Teacher’s College Bauchi and Katsina, college of arts, science and technology Zaria, Moray House college of education and university of Edinburgh.
Southern Nigeria Minorities Confess their Mistake in supporting Nigeria Against Biafran Culled from News Express Leader of the Niger Delta Peoples Volunteer Force (NDPVF), Alhaji Mujahid Dokubo Asari, late this morning spoke about his anguish over the failure by his people to allow the breakaway Republic of Biafra to succeed. Launched in 1967 by the old East under the command of the late Chukwuemeka Odumegwu-Ojukwu, Biafra was crushed three years after by the Nigerian Government and its international allies.